Cue the hot chocolate, bring on a reindeer or two, and holiday lights for however you celebrate- it’s the holidays, and it is on. We are excited to share the events are amazing partners are holding this month, so dress warmly, remember to take a pic or two and happy holidays!
SI Skating Pavilion
3080 Arthur Kill Road, 10309
December at the Pavilion is full of fun! Holiday schedule:
Fridays, 8-10pm – Glow in the Dark Skating
Dec. 4 – Holiday Fair. Skate and shop for the perfect gift!
Dec. 10, 2:30-4:30pm – Skate with Santa
Dec. 27-31 – Winter Wonderland. Skate all week long and enjoy hot cocoa, activities and holiday fun
Staten Island Ballet Nutcracker Holiday
Nicotra’s Ballroom Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 South Ave.
Saturday, Dec. 17, 5:30 pm
Sunday, Dec. 18, 1 pm & 4 pm
A unique gift immersing you directly into the holiday spirit. Show and dining, $85 per person. Start with an elegant holiday meal amid palace guests, then follow dancers as the story unfolds in the land of enchantment. Tickets can be purchased by phone or online.
Breakfast & Bowling with Santa at Rab’s
Rab’s Country Lanes
1600 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305
Santa Claus is coming to the premier destination for fun! Visit Rab’s Country Lanes on Sunday, December 18 from 9 AM to 12 PM for a magical morning of Bowling & Breakfast with Santa. The experience includes 1 hour of bowling, breakfast buffet, a photo with Santa, and special treats. Only $22 per person. Reserve your spot with Rab’s Elves at bowlatrabs.com.
St. George Theatre Family Shows
35 Hyatt Street, 10301
718-442-2900, [email protected]
The Christmas Show – Now in its 19th year, this two-hour production is a high energy, rhinestone-studded series of songs and dances that the whole family will enjoy.
Willy Wonka – The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale.
Baby Shark – This immersive experience will have fans of all ages dancing in the aisles as they join Baby Shark and friends for exciting adventures into the jungle and under the sea to explore shapes, colors, numbers and so much more.
Holiday Hoopla at oasisVRX
101 Crawfords Corner Rd, Holmdel, NJ (a five minute drive from the PNC Bank Arts Center)
oasisVRX is New Jersey’s premier spot for Virtual Reality Entertainment, featuring the largest game library in the state! Their Locomotion Zone boasts four racing and roller coaster simulators and a huge 400 square foot Free Roam Arena, plus tons of group games – so there is something for everyone! Book for one guest and get 50% the next.
Christmas Fantasy with Lights
6415 Black Horse Pike (routes 40/322)
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Experience Christmas magic in real life! Watch as Santa Claus waves his magic wand and lights up Storybook Land with over 1 million lights! Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus until December 23. All rides and snack bars are open. Check the website for holiday hours.
HERSHEY’S Melted Hot Chocolate
Hershey’s Chocolate World Times Square, 47th St & 7th Ave
Warm up the holidays with a HERSHEY’S Melted Hot Chocolate. The signature recipe uses a full HERSHEY’S Milk Chocolate bar mixed with white milk and topped with whipped cream, chocolate drizzle, chocolate chips and a snack-sized HERSHEY’S Bar.
Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Drive Thru Holiday Light Extravaganza
Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Pkwy Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595
Guests will be dazzled and delighted along the 1.2 miles of holiday lights by several new additions for 2022, including a new North Pole and live Santa display; breathtaking Kaleidoscope Corrido; cheerful Snowmen Caroling Corner; more electrifying lights surrounding the largest holiday Christmas tree in Westchester and a new 30-foot glistening star guests will be able to make their New Year’s wish upon! Tickets are $25 weekdays, $35 weekends per vehicle.
Palisades Center- Shop Small
1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY
Palisades Center in partnership with the Greater Nanuet Chamber of Commerce will host a special event highlighting small businesses throughout the mall! Meet the business owners, listen to live music, enjoy free giveaways, and more! Check Shop Small Saturday on November 26.
Holiday Fun at Palisades Center
1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY
Holiday events are taking place at Palisades Center! Check out Santa’s Arrival
Visits with Santa – November 18 – December 24
Santa Cares (sensory friendly event) – December 5 (9am – 10:30am)
Pet Night with Santa – December 11 (4pm – 6pm)