Despite the fact that November is still officially autumn month, it is already in active preparation for Christmas and the New year. The festive spirit permeates the fair and the streets, gets into a showcase of shopping centers and affects part of the fun of shopping, and thanksgiving is the last go-ahead before Christmas marathon.
Things to do in November in new York? To run across town to go to the Warhol exhibition, make origami holiday tree at the MET and, of course, to see how the lights on the Rockefeller tree.
1. The new York city marathon in 2018
4 Nov 2018
The new York city marathon for the audience and participants on Sunday, November 4th. Start the race at 9:50 am. Athletes and fans will overcome 26.2 miles in all 5 boroughs of new York.
Start in Staten island at the Western end of the bridge Verrazano-Narrows. Then the participants run through Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and the Bronx to Central Park. The finish line for Tavern on the Green.
2. Mickey: a real exhibition
November 8, 2018 — February 10, 2019
Mickey was the favorite of several generations and the face of the company Disney — celebrates 90 years. To deny that he changed the world and affected at least on pop art — is just silly, and skip his birthday — not a crime!
Exhibition of collected art works of the artists, one way or another related to the iconic disney character. In place of the exposition will operate the shop with themed gifts.
Tickets $38: you can only buy in advance and on a strictly allotted time. Expect that it will hold at the exhibition about 90 minutes. Children up to 3 years free of charge. Gift shop is open from 10:00 to 20:00. The exhibition is open every day except Monday.
3. Gingerbread village
November 10, 2018— January 13th, 2019
New York Hall of Science is not the first time becomes home to the largest gingerbread village — which confirms the last five years, the Guinness book of records. 2018 promises to be all the same “giant” and even more delicious.
Plan to invest in real estate? Edible gingerbread houses from John Lovitch — by far the best offer November.
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St.
Queens, NY 11368
4. Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again
NOV 12, 2018 MAR 31, 2019
No one has blurred the lines between advertising, consumerism and art as legend of pop art Andy Warhol. Today — soup Cambell»s tomorrow — the symbol of an aesthetic revolution. And as for it not to fall in love?
Whitney arranges the first Warhol exhibition in 30 years: waiting for the guests as well-known classics and little-known work, including early advertising illustrations and experimental films.
Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St.
Manhattan, NY 10014
5. Empire Outlets: open
November 15 — November 18
A good (and possibly devastating) news for shopaholics: right in the Big Apple will be the first outlet! Empire Outlets opens in St. George Ferry Terminal (Staten island) November 15. 20 minutes by ferry from Lower Manhattan — and you’re there.
More than 100 branded shops, restaurants, bars, a boutique hotel with 190 rooms and a rooftop lounge with one of the best views of the city. What more could you want?
mail: 7 Penn Plaza, ste. 1705
New York, NY 10001
6. Holiday trains at the Central station
November 15, 2018— February 3, 2019
The New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex and Store at Grand Central Terminal come back with the annual exhibition of vintage compositions for every taste. The climax of Lionel trains traveling through a two-level miniature of new York and the surrounding area with a height of 34 feet. Holiday Train Show, wait for us!
New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex and Store
Main Concourse, Grand Central Terminal
Manhattan, NY 10017
7. Holiday trains at the new York Botanical garden
On November 17, 2018— December 21, 2019
There is no such thing as too many trains. At the new York Botanical garden miniature models will suit an exciting ride along the city, visiting the unique replica 150 of the attractions of the Big Apple including the statue of Liberty, Brooklyn bridge and Yankee stadium.
The best here — not even the amazing similarity of twins with the “original”, and that the local landscape was created from real seeds, leaves, branches and bark.
Bonus: performances of a Cappella, classical music, poetry readings and children’s games.
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458
8. Holiday tree decorated origami
November 20, 2018— January 7, 2019
You know what the best Christmas tree? No, not two Christmas trees, the answer was “fir tree with origami”.
American Museum of Natural History remains true to annual tradition and re-establish their 13-foot origami tree, decorated almost 1 thousand jobs which were created during the year by volunteers. Eyes if you see them literally run away.
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th St.
Manhattan, NY 10024
Flickr/cc/by Garrett Ziegler
9. Annual Christmas tree and Neapolitan Nativity scene
November 20 , 2018— January 6, 2019
Another glorious, almost half a century of tradition — spruce at the MET, adorned with rare antique toys of the Baroque era. Miniature porcelain and plaster figures of angels, of the Magi, the peasants, townspeople and animals impress with skill and delicate precision parts. Each character has an unusual story, intricate costume and character. Real time machine sent in Christmas week of the XVIII century, will fill the Museum with the atmosphere of Neapolitan society, the rustle of silks and the scent of beautiful ladies. Complements the old world charm of authentic music and fabulous lighting of the lights on the Christmas tree.
The Met Fifth Avenue
Fifth Ave. at 82nd St.
Manhattan, NY 10028
10. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 22, 2018
The main tradition of thanksgiving is after the obligatory Turkey dinner — of course, the Macy’s parade. For 90 years, this parade gathers adults and children alike with happy faces and delighted eyes in new York, and TV screens around the world. Giant inflatable figures — the card the highlight of the program. Millions of spectators gather to gawk at celebrities, Broadway performers, musicians, carnival platform, the arrival of Santa’s almost on a real reindeer, and, of course, Snoopy, kitty and spider-Man soaring over the heads of new Yorkers.
The procession will move from the southern corner of the Central Park from 77th street and will finish your route opposite Macy’s on Herald Square.
Inflate the shapes the day before, and this is another reason to come and see how to prepare for the parade at the American Museum of Natural History
Macy’s Herald Square
151 W. 34th St.
Manhattan, NY 10001
11. The Nutcracker Balanchine
23 Nov— 30 Dec
It is impossible to imagine Christmas without the Nutcracker. The Christmas story and a delightful production of the classic Tchaikovsky on the stage of new York ballet remained popular since 1954.
New York City Ballet
David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza
Manhattan, NY 10023
12. In Brooklyn there will be new winter fair
23 Nov—31 Dec
At WinterFest, an area of 40 thousand square feet, offers nearly 50 stalls of snacks (including Brooklyn Bar Body & Bath, Rockstar Revolution, and Bearhands & Buddies), your favorite hot beverages, craft beer and, of course, adorable Santa Land. If you believe in the Christmas spirit, you just have to take a picture there with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
Opening hours: 13.00—20.00 (mon-Thu), 13.00—21.00 (Fri), 11.00—21.00 (sat), 11.00-18.00 (sun)
200 Eastern Parkway,
Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052
(Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum)
How to get there by subway: 2/3 to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum; 2/3/4/5 to Franklin Avenue
13. The onset of winter at Lincoln square
November 26, 2018
One evening on Lincoln square in November very special. It’s probably in the spirit of Christmas, when we wait for the miracle, and switched on the tree lights proves that fairy tales can become reality. For those who want less romantic, it would still be a lot of fun, music, street performances, food from local restaurants and games for children.
14. The ceremony of lighting the lights on the Christmas Tree in Rockefeller Center
November 28, 2018— January 7, 2019
The Christmas lights will be officially lit at a ceremony on 28 November, and all TV channels will broadcast «Christmas in Rockefeller center». Holiday tradition for 80 years. Enjoy a winter fairy tale until 7 January, when the tree is dismantled. Spruce will be recycled and donate it to charity Habitat for Humanity.
45 Rockefeller Plaza
Manhattan, NY 10111
15. Fairy factory magic trolls
October 28, 2018— January 6, 2019
Yes, the trolls are not only in a fairy tale or social networks. But evil schemers there are quite harmless joyful and magical characters. Let your kids meet just such lovely and funny trolls.
12 thousand square feet of fabulous adventures for kids: sounds great! Go along the path of the rainbow to poppy and get on the best holiday dance party trolls. When tired of singing and dancing, you can go to explore the Forest trolls and Caterbus, sign up for Makeup trolls and make new friends.
DreamWorks Trolls The Experience
218 W. 57th St.
In November, Brooklyn will have a new winter fair
Rockefeller center already picked out a Christmas tree