New York City Events 2006 New York City
New York City Annual Events 2006
Major Events in NYC, New York, USA
New York City Annual Events
Thanksgiving (November 17-23, 2006)
Festivities and feasts are all part of the Thanksgiving Fun in New York City. Join the thousands of spectators as they kick of the winter holiday season at the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with spectacular floats, performances marching bands and a whole lot more on Thursday, November 23. Kids of all ages will go wild over the “Thanksgiving Parade V.I.P. Fantasy Package” available at The Ritz-Carlton New York, battery Park November 22 through 25. The exclusive experience includes a parade skybox viewing experience for two and other enticing extras . The Restaurant Capital of the World also offers a cornucopia of choices for traditional Thanksgiving Day dining including The River Café in Brooklyn and Water’s Edge Restaurant in Queens, both of which feature stunning views of the city skyline. During their stay, visitors can get their fill of world-class culture with blockbuster exhibits such as Gold at the American Museum of Natural History or Kiki Smith: A Gathering, 1980-2005 at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Christmas Cheers (December 18-25, 2006)
The Big Apple brings out the Yuletide spirit with spectacular activities for all ages. The Buckingham Hotel welcomes visitors with a Christmas Spectacular package complete with a two-night stay in a one bedroom suite and four tickets to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular from December 17 through 27 (www.buckinghamhotel.com). There are entertainment options for everyone including the classic ballet George Balachine’s The Nutcracker at the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. Shoppers will delight in the whimsical window displays on view at Bloomingdales , Lord & Taylor and Macy’s , while those looking for unique gifts should stop by the holiday markets at Bryant Park , Grand Central Terminal and Union Square.