Don’t let the wind, rain or snow get in the way of all the fun the city has to offer! Winter in New York is absolutely what you make it, and there are a number of dynamic and exciting activities for you and the kids to enjoy without bundling up from head to toe. Here are a few of our top winter break ideas for the kids.
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Nothing warms the spirit (and body!) more than being huddled in a theater and experiencing the magic and wonder of a Broadway show. Let Elsa, Anna, Olaf and Kristoff fight off the gusty winds in the critically acclaimed Frozen—or travel to the simmering desert land of Agrabah in the classic tale of Aladdin. There’s a number of fantastic child-friendly musicals and plays to see this wintertime in the heart of New York City.
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Based off of the colorful film, DreamWorks: Trolls the Experience is a ninety minute walkthrough exhibit that will undoubtedly have the kids bursting with excitement. With augmented reality and 3D fun in Poppy’s Party Room, a makeover station featuring “Glitter Gurus,” and a sweet promise of cupcakes and rainbows, there’s something for absolutely everyone in this imaginative sparkly paradise.
DreamWorks; 218 West 57th Street,
The City Bakery Hot Chocolate Festival hands February the prize for most delicious month of the year. Each day the NY bakery will be featuring a brand new flavor to try – and trust us, you’ll want to be making a on the daily. From Peruvian Milk Chocolate to Smore-y Hot Chocolate, Banana Peel to On a Peanut Butter Barge, these creamy cups of joy will almost make you forget about our sub-zero conditions.
The City Bakery; 140 East 45th Street.
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Back by popular demand is Pip’s Island, an immersive and interactive theatre experience that centers children as the stars of the show. The story sees adults and children join our heroes on “Expedition 12” to save the island and defeat the evil villain, Joules Volter. Actors will guide audiences through the interactive set, solving challenges alongside live performances, puppets and dazzling animations.
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