One thing's certain—it's the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas for kids in New York can't be beat, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate around the city. First, definitely go and build a snowman. Second, fill up on a warm, delicious meal from one of our 50 best family restaurants. Third, wait patiently for Santa (just don't visit one of these creepy Santas by accident).
Christmas events for kids in NYC
Hello, holiday cheer! These Christmas events will get everyone in the spirit for their best holiday yet.
The best holiday gifts for kids of all ages
Celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah this year with the best holiday gifts for kids!
See the Rockefeller tree lighting in NYC
Love the Rockefeller tree lighting? We do too. It’s a New York City staple at Christmastime!
The 22 best Christmas books for kids
Read our ranked list of fantastic Christmas books for kids before bedtime.
50 things to do in the winter with kids in New York City
Our jam-packed list of fun family events will keep the kids busy from November until March.
Kids' Christmas shows in NYC
These Christmas plays will keep your family's holiday spirits high throughout the season.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular guide for NYC families
Get in on the most New York tradition of all—a visit to see the Rockettes!
The best holiday desserts for families from NYC bakeries
Don't have time to cook the world's most amazing holiday desserts this year? You're forgiven.
Bryant Park Winter Village guide for families
Hit up this NYC winter staple for tons of family-friendly activities all season long
Holiday markets in New York City
Spots like the Union Square Holiday Market offer tasty snacks and treats to keep the kids happy while you check off your Christmas list.
Holiday train shows for kids in NYC
Get your choo-choo fix at a holiday train show or real-life train ride
Christmas tree farms for cut-your-own Christmas trees
These cool Christmas tree farms top the tiny pine forests you'll find on street corners across NYC.
Family restaurants open on Christmas Day in NYC
These kid-friendly eateries are offering festive menus on Christmas Day, including options for your pickiest eaters.
Break out those skates! These rinks are open for business.
Where to see a tree lighting in NYC during the holiday season
Brave the crowds at the famed Rockefeller Center Christmas tree or take part in a more laid-back celebration
The best hot chocolate in New York City for families
Warm up with some of the best hot chocolate in NYC.