Here are some of the best places to meet Santa Claus in Manhattan.
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 1 , 6:30pm
WHERE: Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden, 421 E. 61st St., Upper East Side
WHAT: Visit the museum first, then sit for a proper holiday portrait with a Victorian Santa.
WANT TO GO? $25. 212-838-6878. mvhm.org.
Second Annual Winter ONEderland
WHEN: Nov. 26 - Jan. 7, see website for schedule
WHERE: One World Observatory, 285 Fulton St., World Trade Center
WHAT: The magical journey starts with a snowy ride to the top of One World Trade Center, includes family-friendly displays, festive food and beverage, and visits with Santa on his brand new sleigh.
WANT TO GO? $34 and up. 844-696-1776. oneworldobservatory.com.
FREE It's Holiday Time In PaleyLand!
WHEN: Dec. 9 - Jan. 7, Wednesdays and Friday-Sunday, 12-6pm; Thursdays, 12-8pm
WHERE: The Paley Center for Media, 25 W. 52nd St., Midtown
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Come in from the cold, warm up with complimentary hot cocoa and special holiday treats, enjoy nonstop screenings of beloved holiday TV classics, craft activities, and a visit from Santa.
WANT TO GO? 212-621-6697. paleycenter.org.
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