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November 19, 2018

When you think of the word holiday in New York City, an collection of illustrations come to mind - the giant floats and balloons cruising down 6th Avenue at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the twinkling lights, and smells of cocoa at the Bryant Park winter village, the dazzling Rockettes at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, the beaming and brilliant Rockefeller Christmas Tree and more!

Just a short walk from Rockefeller Plaza and a quick cab ride to Bryant Park, Nerai is conveniently located among all of the greatest holiday attractions, New York City has to offer. Join us for an modern twist on traditional Greek cuisine before or after heading to your next holiday outing.

We’ve highlighted some of the most loved holiday attractions in the area to check out before and after an exceptional dinner with us.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 9:00 am and ends at 12:00 pm. The parade route starts at 77th St and Central Park West and heads down to 34th Street to Macy's Herald Square. The route offers various viewpoints to gaze up at the these giant balloons in awe, as well as, catch a glimpse of the Broadway performers and musical guests.

77th St and Central Park West then heading down 6th Avenue and 34th Street

Rockefeller Tree Lighting

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is an esteemed symbol of the holidays in New York City. The ice-rink just below the tree offers an experience to gaze at the bright and gleaming lights on the seventy two foot Norway spruce as take a spin on the ice. The tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday, November 28. Live performances begin at 7:00 pm. The Tree will remain lit and can be viewed until 9:00 pm on January 7, 2019.

Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th and West 51st Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues

Bryant Park Winter Village

The Bryant Park Winter Village is it’s own little winter wonderland. Explore the villages’ holiday markets - featuring artisanal boutiques, delicious eats, and charming gifts, take a spin around the ice skating rink (free admission), or warm up in the Lodge - a cozy food hall offering a dozen NYC restaurants. This village is the ultimate winter destination.

The Rink and The Lodge are open 8:00 am-10:00 pm daily through March 3, 2019. The Holiday Shops are open through January 2, 2019.

Bryant Park is between 42nd and 43rd Street and between 5th and 6th Avenue

Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Starring the radio City Rockettes, this show is sure to make you leave feeling full of holiday cheer. The show features, bright lights, holiday carols, dazzling costumes, and more! This years production will be technologically transformed with the addition of an all-new finale scene and redesigned elements.

Radio City Music Hall, 6th Ave and 50th Street

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