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Holiday gift guide 2018

Shopping for others can be tough, so use our holiday gift guide to score kick-ass presents we know your clan will love

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so spread good tidings by using our holiday gift guide 2018 to score amazing presents for your friends and family. We know how stressful holiday shopping can be. From the department stores and holiday markets overrun with crowds to the headache that is finding room in your budget to splurge on your loved ones, you may be feeling more “bah humbug!” than “ho ho ho” by the time the gift-giving season is through. Luckily for you, we’re here to help. Whether you're searching for affordable options or grand experiential gift ideas from some of the best New York attractions, just consider us your personal (shopping) elves.

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Holiday gift guide 2018

The best gifts for Gothamites this holiday season
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The best gifts for Gothamites this holiday season

You may have already scored presents for your mom and your kid sister, but what about these out-of-the-ordinary but just-as-indispensable NYC giftees in your life? 

The best NYC gifts for the holidays
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The best NYC gifts for the holidays

If you want to know what to buy a New Yorker, our NYC gifts for the holidays are a good place to start.

Unique experience gifts in NYC for adventurous people
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Unique experience gifts in NYC for adventurous people

If your friends and family just aren’t going to be content with holiday-themed socks, opt for something a little more adventurous, like these experience gift ideas in NYC

Save 50% off a meal for two with Time Out Restaurant Gift Boxes

Save 50% off a meal for two with Time Out Restaurant Gift Boxes

Give the foodie in your life a restaurant box and they'll get 50% off the bill top NYC eateries. 

Give a Coursehorse giftcard

Give a Coursehorse giftcard

Give someone a chance to sharpen their knife skills, try out a BYOB painting session or take fitness classes with Coursehorse!

Christmas gifts for her this holiday season
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Christmas gifts for her this holiday season

Doing a little holiday shopping for a special lady in your life? We’ve got you. 

Christmas gifts for him that he’ll actually love
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Christmas gifts for him that he’ll actually love

Always running out of gift ideas for him? Don't worry, so is everyone else. 

Cheap Christmas gift ideas under $25 that are actually great
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Cheap Christmas gift ideas under $25 that are actually great

Ball on a budget this Christmas in New York with our cheap Christmas gift ideas.

Unique music gifts for the music lover in your life
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Unique music gifts for the music lover in your life

Regardless of the season, New York offers endless gifts for music lovers: In addition to tickets to constantly great concerts.

15 incredible gifts for movie lovers
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15 incredible gifts for movie lovers

We've collected this list of unique and affordable gifts for the little Kubrick in your life this year. 

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Elton John

Elton John

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The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
Users say
4 out of 5 stars
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Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York
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Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York

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Wicked

Wicked

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Users say
5 out of 5 stars
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Hamilton

Hamilton

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
Users say
5 out of 5 stars
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Billy Joel

Billy Joel

Users say
5 out of 5 stars
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The Ferryman

The Ferryman

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
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100 best gift shops

Williamsburg
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Williamsburg

Soho
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Soho

West Village
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West Village

East Village
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East Village

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