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Christmas decorations in New York

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Christmas decorations in New York

Hi

I'm visiting New York with my girlfriend on 13th November for 4 nights and just had a quick question, will Christmas Decoratiions be up in the city by then i.e. nig Christmas Trees?

Thanks

Stephen

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1. Re: Christmas decorations in New York

There will be some decorations, but not much. The city won't be decorated until closer to the end of November.

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2. Re: Christmas decorations in New York

Lord & Taylor (dept. store) should be up then and is typically one of the nicest.

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3. Re: Christmas decorations in New York

I was passing by Bryant Park late last night and most of their holiday setup is ready to go for tomorrow.....

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4. Re: Christmas decorations in New York

Sorry to say, but you'll miss most things...2 weeks before Thanksgiving is just too early.

Here is a thread with the 2013 dates for holiday decorations and events:

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g60763-i5-k6928752…

The holiday market in Bryant Park opens tomorrow, along with its ice skating rink. And the ice skating rinks at Rockefeller Center and in Central Park are open. But you'll be too early for the other holiday markets and the Christmas tree lightings.

Most of the department sores have not yet announced their holiday window unveiling dates. The two that have are too late for you: Barney's on Wednesday 11/20 and Macy's on Thursday 11/21.

I'll keep updating the thread I've linked as more dates are announced...maybe one or two department stores will unveil their windows by Sunday 11/17, but I'm not sure...

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5. Re: Christmas decorations in New York

Not directly on the subject, but you can get some cool xmas decorations at the Christmas Cottage. I think it was near the top of 7th Avenue, but they have a website etc

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6. Re: Christmas decorations in New York

I've gotten more holiday window unveiling dates:

HOLIDAY WINDOWS

Lord & Taylor - Thursday, November 13th

Bloomingdales – Tuesday, November 19th

Barney's – Wednesday, November 20th

Macy's - Thursday, November 21st

Saks – Monday, November 25th

Bergdorf Goodman – TBA

Henri Bendel - TBA

So you can look at the L&T windows during your trip....

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7. Re: Christmas decorations in New York

Just got an email Lord & Taylor will have their unveiling at 5:30 on Nov.13.

lt-insider.com/2013/…

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8. Re: Christmas decorations in New York

The traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony is Dec 5 (Thursday) for the Met Museum's Angel Tree.

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9. Re: Christmas decorations in New York

The angel tree at the Met will be on view starting Tuesday, November 26th.

(It's in my holiday thread; that date was confirmed a couple of weeks ago).

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10. Re: Christmas decorations in New York

Thanks. I was trying to figure it out but the Met online calendar was no help.