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Christmas Decorations

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Christmas Decorations

Roughly what date do the christmas decorations go up. I will only be in New York until the end of November and was hoping I might see some of the decorations!!

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1. Re: Christmas Decorations

Most are up by Thanksgiving, this year November 28. They will go up gradually over the 2-3 weeks before that. However, the Rockefeller Center tree will not be lit until December 4.

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2. Re: Christmas Decorations

I've read that they go up after Thanksgiving, which is November 28 this year. Is that too late for you?

Edit: Oops, cross post with kateoz.

Edited: 7:09 am, August 22, 2013
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3. Re: Christmas Decorations

This article is dated 18 Nov 12

nydailynews.com/life-style/holiday-gift-guid…

and looks like most of the windows were already seasonally decorated so you should be fine. As Kateoz says the tree at Rockefeller Center doesn't go up till the Wednesday so depending on how long your stay is you may not see it. I miss it by a day!

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"The Christmas House" on Pelham Parkway keeps up most of their decorations year round. A strange sight as one cycles past in July. But come September, the house should be fully stocked and amazing as ever. It is as if Dycker Heights got compressed into just one house. Enjoy: nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/bright-lights…

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5. Re: Christmas Decorations

Regarding lassie's post - note that in 2012 Thanksgiving Day was on November 22nd and this year it's on November 28th. Most of the 2013 dates have not been released yet, but unveilings/openings could be as much as 6 days later. The date for the lighting of the tree in Rockefeller Center has been set: it will be Wednesday, December 4, 2013.

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6. Re: Christmas Decorations

Rock Center tree is not usually up until the 1st week of Dec. You will probably be able to see the Angel Tree at the Met Museum as that usually goes up Thanksgiving week plus it is indoors.

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