Thanksgiving in NYC with Hornblower

Thanksgiving in New York With Hornblower


How To Celebrate Thanksgiving in New York With Hornblower Cruises & Events

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and just in case you don’t have plans or are considering getting out of town to celebrate, we have the perfect way to celebrate the U.S. Holiday this year! Being in the Big Apple for Thanksgiving is one of the best times of year to experience the city for its romantic and bustling holiday festivities. Here are some reasons why you might want to consider heading to NYC this Thanksgiving holiday!


Hornblower Cruises & Events New York – Admiral’s Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise

Leave the turkey, holiday tunes, and all the little fixings to Hornblower Cruises & Events this Thanksgiving. This three-hour Admiral’s Thanksgiving Buffet Cruise offers all you need including; a welcome glass of sparkling wine, Thanksgiving Buffet, DJ entertainment, and after-dinner dancing. Cruise past the sparkling city skyline and see the 90 m (300 ft) Statue of Liberty as she illuminates Liberty Island. Boarding is at 5 PM, allowing you and your party plenty of time to enjoy the sites of the city on foot.


NYC Ferry by Hornblower

Skip the subway and avoid holiday road closures, this year consider travelling to Manhattan and Brooklyn with NYC Ferry. Travelling from 16 boroughs, NYC Ferry offers many routes including one from East River including, and a final stop at Wall Street located at Pier 11 which is a 20-minute car ride to Midtown Manhattan. Discover NYC Ferry routes and plan how you will get around NYC.


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Macy’s Day Parade

Is it really thanksgiving in New York without the Annual Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Parade? The 95th annual parade is a 4-hour showcase that features some of America’s top musicians including this year’s Grammy Platinum Artist, Celine Dion who will be performing her hit new single, Courage. Other performances include the Radio City Rockettes and some of Broadway best shows including BeetleJuice, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Hadestown and Aint’ Too Proud. Witness the giant sky scrapper balloons as they float down the 4 km (2.5 miles) route. If you don’t get a chance to view it live from the streets, you can watch or stream on NBC


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Rockefeller Centre Christmas Tree Lighting

If you decide to travel be sure to extend your visit an extra week after Thanksgiving or are considering travelling right after the holiday in order to catch the official Rockefeller Tree Lighting event happening on December 4th, 2019. This televised event welcomes the holidays with glee and cheer as holiday classics are performed by some of America’s top-selling musicians.


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Skating in Bryant Park

With the temperatures dipping, skating in Bryant Park is a fun way to celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas with your loved ones. The 17,000 sq. ft. outdoor ice rink is a hot spot for New Yorkers and visitors looking to embrace the city nightlife away from the bustle of busy NYC streets. The Bryant Park Winter Village runs from October 31st, 2019  to March 1st, 2020. It also happens to feature over 170 kiosks and food vendors, making it a perfect outdoor village while being nestled in the park.  


Be it this Thanksgiving or next, be sure to give the thought of spending it in New York with Hornblower Cruises & Events or NYC Ferry. The city is a magical spot to be to celebrate all to be thankful for!