New York Holiday Lights Tour
New York Holiday Lights Tour: It’s time to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and the New Year as Midtown Manhattan lights up like no other place in the world. Mechanical window displays, synchronized light and sound shows, not to mention Santa Claus and toy soldiers surely await you in this winter wonderland. Check them all our on our New York Holiday Lights Tour.
Join Free Tours by Foot as we experience the holidays in the city as only New York can offer. We will take advantage of the subway to beat the street traffic, keep warm and catch some underground holiday music. Learn about the artists and backgrounds to these wonderful displays. You can’t get that on a bus and you can’t beat the price.
Lighting and window displays we visit on the New York Holiday Lights Tour:
- Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
- St. Patrick’s Cathedral
- Saks Fifth Ave
- Macy’s Herald Square
- FAO Schwartz
- Lord and Taylor
- Bergdorf Goodman
- Tiffany and Co.
- and much more
Check out our Guide for Christmas in New York.
Where: The tour meets on the stairs of the New York Public Library’s Schwartzman Building (map).
When: Daily between Dec 3rd until Jan 3rd. View our full Calendar
Duration: Approximately 2 hours.
Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone’s budget.
*Please have a subway Metro card with at least $5.50 for two subway rides.