Private NYC Christmas Holiday Lights Horse and Carriage Ride in Central Park and Fifth Avenue
Experience the magical wonderland that New York City becomes thanks to the millions of holiday lights that adorn the city, up close and without the crowds, in the privacy of your very own horse-drawn carriage! Starting in Central Park and continuing towards world-famous Fifth Avenue, you’ll be dazzled with the light shows and displays at Saks Fifth Avenue, Henri Bendel, Bergdorf Goodman, Tiffany’s, The Plaza and the Peninsula Hotels, and of course, Rockefeller Center – where you’ll see the famous Rockefeller Christmas Tree. This VIP carriage ride will certainly be the highlight of your New York City visit as you view the best holiday light displays in the Big Apple, during the most festive time of the year!
November 25th through December 31st, 2022 Only
Duration: 50 Minutes
Start Time: Choice of 8:45pm, 9:40pm, 10:35pm or 11:30pm
Meeting Location: 59th Street and 7th Avenue (Across from JW Marriott)
Activity Level: Easy
Tour Itinerary & Highlights
- Enjoy a 50-minute ride via a private horse and carriage with coachman.
- Your festive holiday tour begins with a horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park to see the ice-skating rink, carousel, Chess & Checkers House, the dairy, the mall and the zoo.
- Afterwards, the excitement continues to Fifth Avenue where you’ll be treated to close up views of the magical holiday light displays of Saks Fifth Avenue, Henri Bendel, Tiffany’s and Bergdorf Goodman.
- All stops, timing and inclusions of the tour are dependent upon traffic and weather conditions.
When and Where
- The starting time and date: The tour begins November 25th and ends December 31, 2022. (Stops to see the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree begin on December 1st.)
- This tour is offered at 8:45pm, 9:40pm, 10:35pm, or 11:30pm (Sunday times may vary).
- Restrictions: Carriages cannot operate below 19 degrees Fahrenheit or during Blizzards.
- Some carriages may provide blankets but please dress appropriately.
- Restrictions may apply depending on the date and time of the tour.
- The starting location of the tour will be at 59th Street and 7th Avenue (across from JW Marriott) or at the Plaza Hotel.
- Pick up or drop off locations outside of Manhattan may accrue additional time & cost.
- Experience the city and receive local tips from your savvy local guide.
- Time for photo ops will be given.
- Tour can be customized based on your interests.
- Gratuity for the coachman is included.
- 24-hour support phone number.