Holiday Season in New York City

Santaland Open til 8pm, through Dec 24
Santaland is incredible; if you have a chance to babysit during the hectic holidays, I'd recommend checking it out. On December 24th, Santaland closes at 5:00 PM. At Macy's (34th St btwn 6th And 7th Aves). Call (212) 695-4400 for more information.

Photos with Santa through Dec 24
The seaport's traditional, old-fashioned Santa will stroll the property throughout the day. Children and adults alike can bring their cameras and pose for a complimentary photo opportunity at stations located throughout the Seaport. At South Street Seaport. Call the special event hotline at (212)SEA-PORT for more information on current and upcoming events.

Holiday Garden Railways
Two of the most magnificent holiday events at The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx the annual Holiday Garden and Train Show and Holiday Reflections festival of lights, both at the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory raise the curtain in November on six weeks of activities for children and adults. At the New York Botanical Garden. Call (718) 817-8700 for more information.

Big Apple Circus
The Big Apple Circus is a not-for-profit performing arts institution committed to kids and their families. Each year in the fall the Big Top comes to town, bringing the intimate and interactive environment of a one-ring circus to New York audiences. FMI call (212) 268-2500.