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Where to: Cut Your Own Christmas Tree - New York, New Jersey, Long Island
A Christmas tree is special during the holidays, but a Christmas tree you choose and cut down as a family is even more special. Visit one of these tree farms in the New York, Long Island, and New Jersey. (read the story...)

Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble Nutcracker
The Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble is having its holiday performance of The Nutcracker- a perfect activity for children and family. (read the story...)

Festive Low-Fat Dessert
No holiday dinner would be complete without a yummy dessert to end the meal. (read the story...)

Christmas Cookie Recipes
Delicious cookie recipes for the holidays! (read the story...)

Holiday Crafts
Looking for crafty activities to occupy the kids? These Christmas-themed crafts will put them in the holiday spirit. (read the story...)

Fairytale Holiday - Manhattan
A seasonal activity to take the family to is the The Magic Flute show at the Metropolitan Opera. Kids will be amazed at the visual effects, and the whole family will love the sweet tale being told. Seeing this show should be at the top of your lost of holiday events and activities to take your children and family too. (read the story...)

Next Stop: North Pole - Manhattan
The New York Transit Museum’s 7th Annual Holiday Train Show is bcak at Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. Kids love watching the journey of the train to Santa’s workshop. This is the perfect holiday activity to take children and the entire family to see. (read the story...)

A ‘BID’ for Winter - Manhattan
If you are in the Manhattan area, take your children and your entire family to the city’s largest holiday party at The Ninth Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square. There are holiday activities galore here. Children will love the crafts and dance activity, while the rest of the family can enjoy the restaurants and stores in the Manhattan area. (read the story...)

Bah Humbug! - Fairfield
The Quick Center at Fairfield University is showing A Christmas Carol, which will definately put your family into the holiday spirit. No other holiday activity will illustrate the kindness to your children. This holiday tale is something your kids will want to see again and again. (read the story...)

Chanukah Fun - Fairfield
Those celebrating Chanukah can still get into the holiday spirit with the Eastern Fairfield County’s Chanukah Family Fun Day at the JCC of Eastern Fairfield County in Bridgeport. The whole family will enjoy all the activities planned. (read the story...)

Spectacular in Ridgefield - Fairfield
Children will be begging you to take the family to Ridgefield Playhouse's annual Holiday Spectacular. There will be tons of childrens activites and family activities to do. Your children and your entire family will be put into the holiday mood and feel as though Chirstmas is already here. (read the story...)

Rappelling Santa - Fairfield
Attention Fairfield parents, if you want your children to see Santa Claus like never before, take them and your whole family to Heights & Lights in downtown Stamford. The entire day is filled with holiday fun, the perfect start to the Christmas season. (read the story...)

Skating Through Sleeping Beauty - Fairfield
Kids will be begging there Fairfield parents to see Sleeping Beauty on Ice. Not only will your children love it, but the entire family will as well. If your children is a little ballerina, or enjoy watching the activity take place, this event is the place to be at. (read the story...)

Holidays on Heckscher Farm - Fairfield
Fairfield residents love The Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Especially since a holiday activity is taking place there that your children and entire family will love. Take a stroll on the holiday decked out Heckscher Farm. Kids will love the free hot cocoa and make an activity out viewing thr night from the observatory deck. (read the story...)

Lighting Up Norwalk - Fairfield
Drive on over from Fairfield to Norwalk to the annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Concert at Norwalk City Hall. There is no better way to start the holiday season for your family. Kids will love the sing-a-longs and all the activities planned. (read the story...)

Nutcracker Memories
There is no better way to celebrate the Christmas season then by taking your children and your family to see The Nutcracker. New Yorkers have tons of memories about it. Most of them occured when they saw it as children with their families. Being a child, they felt inspired by it. (read the story...)

Ice Investigation - Queens
What are the holidays without snow? If you want your child to be part of an activity that teachs them about the science behind it, take them and the whole family to Crystal Winter Village in Queens. Your child will be involved in seeing the formation of it. Kids everywhere will be begging parents to take them to this Queens activity. (read the story...)

Natural History On Ice - Manhattan
If your children and your family enjoy the American Museum of Natural History, they will love the Polar Rink that is being added. At this Upper West Side location, children and parents will be able to do some winter skating activities at this Manhattan skate rink. A perfect family activity during the winter Holiday season. (read the story...)

Queens Kwanzaa Celebration
For those families celebrating the holiday of Kwanzaa, the 24th annual Langston Hughes Kwanzaa Celebration is returning to the Queens Library. Parents can show there children the meaning of Kwanzaa’s symbols and traditions. A great family activity and learning experience for kids. (read the story...)

Handing Down Hanukah - Rockland
Parents and grandparents alike can pass on the family traditions of Hanukah to their children at the JCC Rockland. This special family program, as a part of the Jewish Holiday Series, teaches children all of the ascepts of this holiday. A perfect family bonding and learning experience. (read the story...)

Wintery Wreaths in Rockland
What better way to experience the holidays and your holiday weather then by learning about nature in winter. At the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, your child and your whole family can learn about nature and collect treasures to keep and remind them of the holidays whenever they look at them. (read the story...)

Stocks as Stocking Stuffers for Christmas and Hanukah?
Many parents and grandparents are looking for ways to give their children something a bit more practical and enduring than the latest battery-operated toy. Strange as it may sound, the answer might lie, not in the aisles of Toys R Us, but in the stock market. (read the story...)

Have Yourself a Budget-Friendly Holiday - Top 10 Toys Under $20
This holiday season, you may have to cut back your spending on gifts for your children and your family. Here are the top 10 holiday toys, under $20. Your children will still love these great holiday toys, and your family will love the price and the savings. (read the story...)

Where to: See The Nutcracker
It wouldn’t be the holidays without The Nutcracker. No matter if you live in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Westchester County, Fairfield, Rockland, or Bergen County, there is a place for you to take your children and your entire family to see it. It doesn't matter how old your kids are, there will be a performance of The Nutcracker that your family won't want to miss. (read the story...)

It’s Showtime!: Round-up of Holiday Shows
Holiday events are abundant in New York, especially family friendly shows. All over Manhattan, you can find shows and events that not only your children will enjoy seeing, but your whole family will love as well. (read the story...)


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