🎅 Holiday Time in PaleyLand

Friday December 24, 2021 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Paley Center for Media25 W. 52nd St.New York NY


 The beloved Paley holiday experience returns with visits and photos with Santa, a stunning seven-foot menorah, character meet and greets, screenings of holiday classics on the big screen, LEGOMasters and American Girl demos, gaming stations, and The Paley Express, a magical winter wonderland holiday train display.

The extravaganza provides visitors with 4 floors of experiential holiday exhibits and fun throughout the month, featuring:

  • Santa Claus visits and Menorah photo opportunities: Capture your magical memories by posing for a professional photo with Santa in his festive Paley Station. Guests can also enjoy a photo in front of the stunning seven-foot menorah. (Non-members pay an additional $10) 
  • Holiday character meet and-greets: Enjoy meet and greets and photo-ops with beloved holiday characters such as Frosty the Snowman and Snoopy, among others.
  • Watch a special screening of Disney’s Christmas Again, and meet the star in-person, Scarlett Estevez
  • Watch a special screening of DreamWorks Animation & Netflix's Gabby's Dollhouse, and meet the character Gabby in person
  • Learn from LEGOMasters Season 2 contestant, Richard Dryden, with a live holiday-themed LEGO demo and instruction.
  • Enjoy holiday Christmas Carolers, along with other stars throughout the month.
  • PaleyGX gaming stations: Level-up with the latest games from the PaleyGX studio (Xbox Series X, PS5, Switch and PC Games), and show off your moves at the 2022 “Just Dance” interactive showcase.
  • An American Girl Store stylist hosts tutorials featuring styling tips and techniques for a variety of holiday themed American Girl dolls. Bring your favorite doll to participate!
  • Check out a magical winter wonderland holiday train display and take a photo with the Paley Express conductor.
  • A curated collection of holiday classics that celebrate Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Three Kings Day, and Christmas include: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, A Charlie Brown Christmas, A Rugrats Chanukah, A Rugrats Kwanzaa, and Dora the Explorer Saves Three Kings Day, among others.
  • Arts and crafts activities and games for children and families feature interactive, social media holiday photo experiences in the magical winter wonderland of PaleyLand.

Santa Hours:

12/5 Sun 10 am - 6 pm
12/11 Sat 10 am - 6 pm
12/12 Sun 10 am - 6 pm
12/17 Fri 10 am - 6 pm
12/18 Sat 10 am - 6 pm
12/19 Sun 10 am - 6 pm
12/22 Wed 12 pm - 6 pm
12/23 Thu 12 pm - 6 pm 1
2/24 Fri (Christmas Eve) 12 pm - 4 pm




$ - $30


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