How To Celebrate The Holidays in New York With Hornblower Cruises & Events

The holiday season is fast approaching and just in case you don’t have plans or are considering getting out of town to celebrate, we have the perfect way to celebrate in NYC this year! Being in the Big Apple for Christmas is one of the best times of year to experience the city for its romantic and bustling holiday festivities. Here are some reasons why you might want to consider heading to NYC this holiday season!

Hornblower Cruises & Events New York

Leave the turkey, holiday tunes, and all the little fixings to Hornblower Cruises & Events this yeah. This three-hour Santa’s Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise offers all you need including; a welcome glass of sparkling wine or cider, holiday-themed buffet, DJ entertainment, and after-dinner dancing. Cruise past the sparkling city skyline and see the Statue of Liberty as she illuminates Liberty Island. Boarding is at 5:30 pm, allowing you and your party plenty of time to enjoy the sites of the city on foot beforehand.

NYC Ferry by Hornblower

Skip the subway and avoid holiday road closures, this year consider travelling to Manhattan and Brooklyn with NYC Ferry. Travelling from 16 boroughs, NYC Ferry offers many routes including one from East River including, and a final stop at Wall Street located at Pier 11 which is a 20-minute car ride to Midtown Manhattan. Discover NYC Ferry routes and plan how you will get around NYC.

Hornblower Jazzy Champagne Brunch

For the city that never sleeps, this Jazzy Brunch Cruise is the perfect way to keep the holiday party going. The weekends-only brunch cruise offers all the delights to cure that holiday hangover including freshly baked goods, savoury and hot off the grill items, and drumroll please… Unlimited. Bubbly. Relax to the sounds of smooth holiday jazz favourites while cruising the Hudson River. The two-hour cruise is the perfect way to see the skyline and famous buildings including the Statue of Liberty, the World Trade Center, Brooklyn Bridge and many more. It’s a wonderful way to relax and give your arms and legs a rest from the havoc of the holidays. 
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Rockefeller Centre Christmas Tree Lighting

If you decide to travel to NYC this holiday, considering travelling in order to catch the official Rockefeller Tree Lighting event happening on December 4th, 2019. This televised event welcomes the holidays with glee and cheer as holiday classics are performed by some of America’s top-selling musicians.
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Skating in Bryant Park

With the temperatures dipping, skating in Bryant Park is a fun way to celebrate the holidays with your loved ones. The 17,000 sq. ft. outdoor ice rink is a hot spot for New Yorkers and visitors looking to embrace the city nightlife away from the bustle of busy NYC streets. The Bryant Park Winter Village runs from October 31st, 2019  to March 1st, 2020. It also happens to feature over 170 kiosks and food vendors, making it a perfect outdoor village while being nestled in the park.  
Be it this Christmas or next, be sure to give the thought of spending it in New York with Hornblower Cruises & Events or NYC Ferry. The city is a magical spot to be to celebrate all to be thankful for!