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Holiday Lights Tour w/ Santa & Elves

Holiday Lights Tour w/ Santa & Elves

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Santa’s coming to town. Join him!

Nobody does Christmas lights quite like New York City. Join the Holiday Lights tour on New York’s favorite double-decker adventure bus!

Be amazed as we take you to the Saks Fifth Avenue light show, the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in all its glory, and New York’s very own North Pole to meet Santa himself. Best of all, you’ll get fresh hot cocoa and chocolate treats, complimentary winter hats and blankets, and a special present from Santa at the end.

  • Hot Chocolate
  • Cozy Blanket
  • Festive Winter Hat
  • Santa at the "North Pole"
  • Express Conductor
  • Chocolate Cookie
  • Elf
  • Golden Ticket
  • Secret Gift
  • Storytelling

The Jolly Details

  • Seating: Guaranteed on the upper deck
  • Who You’ll Meet: The Express conductor, two of Santa's elves, and Santa himself
  • Treats:
    • Hot cocoa and chocolate treats
    • *For Gluten-free and dairy-free options contact customer service
  • Gifts: A winter hat and blanket, plus a special gift from Santa
  • Exclusives:
    • A festive, thematic experience
    • Audio tour narration
    • Christmas carol singing with the Characters
    • One-on-one time with Santa
    • 7-mile route to see NYC’s brightest holiday lights
Dazzling Holiday Lights
  • Rockefeller Christmas Tree
  • Saks Fifth Avenue Holiday Light Show
  • Giant Red Ornaments
  • Illuminated Toy
  • Grand Central
  • Columbus Circle
  • Empire State Building
  • Grand Army Plaza
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • Giant Illuminated Taxi
  • Holiday Candy Canes
  • Cartier Holiday Lights
  • Bryant Park Winter Village
  • Holiday Trees on 6th
  • Chrysler Building
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral

Boarding Info

  • Dates: Nov 12, 2023 - Jan 01, 2024
  • Departure point: 42nd St btwn 5th and 6th ave, NY
  • Departure time: 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:45pm & 7:15pm
  • Destination: The "North Pole"
  • How to board: Scan your e-pass, no print-outs needed
  • Complete trip duration: Approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes

**Infants under 2 years old can travel at no charge in the lap of their guardian (16+ years old). Another option is to purchase a Kids ticket, if a seat is required for an infant.

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Our Very Merry Route

Route is subject to change. All entertainment is performed onboard the vehicle.