It’s the holiday season! Whether you celebrate Christmas or just want to have fun, find something enjoyable for the weekend.
If you don’t celebrate the holidays or just want to relax this year with a good meal, order takeout or enjoy dinner from restaurants in the area. Check out some of our favorites –
76 Audrey Zapp Dr
247 10th St
284 1st St
Fire & Oak
479 Washington Blvd
Orale Mexican Kitchen
341 Grove St
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
499 Washington Blvd
135 Newark Ave
351 Grove St
Kristmas With A K w/Kimmy Sumony
December 25 @ 6:30PM – 10PM
Headroom Lounge, 150 Bay St
Join Kimmy Sumony for a performance at Headroom. You can book a table online and enjoy $22 carafes until 6PM.
Holiday Adventure at Liberty Science Center
through January 3
Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd
Stop by during the week for the family-friendly Holiday Adventure at Liberty Science Center! Tickets are available for purchase online.
Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo
through January 10
2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx
The Holiday Lights celebration includes a wildlife theater, ice-carving demos, and more! Tickets are available online and must be reserved in advance.
Event website: https://bronxzoo.com/holiday-lights
through January 10
20 Randalls Island Park
The LuminoCity Festival is back at Randall’s Island Park! Enjoy light displays, live performances, and more. Tickets are available online with time slots.
Event website: https://www.luminocityfestival.com/
through January 9
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx
GLOW is an outdoor experience at the New York Botanical Garden. The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory is the centerpiece as the lights illuminate the gardens. Timed admission tickets are available to the public for $30.
Visit Rockefeller Center
Go ice skating, enjoy a drink at the City Winery, take a photo of the tree, or walk through the light displays in Manhattan. Rockefeller Center is the classic stop for the holiday season.
Go ice skating
Visit an ice skating rink in the area, including:
Pershing Field Ice Rink – 807 Summit Ave, Jersey City
Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers – 61 Chelsea Piers, New York
The Rink at Brookfield Place – 230 Vesey St, New York
The Rink at Rockefeller Center – 600 5th Ave, New York
The Rink at the Standard – 848 Washington St, New York
Wollman Rink – 830 5th Ave, New York
Hang out at themed bars
Festive themed/decorated bars in Hudson County and Manhattan include: