November at Hudson Yards: Holiday Gets Underway, An Exclusive Sip & Shop, Turkey Day and More

This month, the holiday season sweeps into Hudson Yards! It’s the start of Shine Bright, the dazzling light display that takes over The Shops & Restaurants. The month also brings an exclusive Sip & Shop event, as well as new exhibitions at The Shed. There's always so much to see and do at Hudson Yards, but especially so in November! For a complete list of events and activities, click here.


Time to Shine Bright!

The enchanting and whimsical display, Shine Bright at Hudson Yards, returns November 14th with more than 2 million shimmering white lights adorning the neighborhood! Don't miss the 32-foot hot air balloon suspended in The Great Room, and 115 miles of string lights. Across The Shops and Restaurants and The Plaza, look out for "sparklespots" that offer you beautiful backgrounds for holiday spirit photos. For more information, click here.


Santa and (His Secret) are Back!


The immersive, heart-racing Santa's Secret experience is back this year! Starting this November and December, explore the North Pole through a series of captivating holiday installations in search of Santa's best kept secret. At the end of the journey, discover Santa's secret speakeasy, complete with live band, holiday cocktails and an eye-popping variety show with a holiday twist! For more information, click here.

 And starting in early December, stop by for a free photo with Saint Nick! No reservations are required, but photos are first-come first-serve. See the hours below, and click here for more information.

December 5: 5pm-8pm

December 6: 5pm-8pm (Exclusive for Visa and Wells Fargo cardholders)

December 7: 5pm-8pm

December 12-16: 5pm-8pm


Turkey Day, the Hudson Yards Way

Not feeling the Thanksgiving meal prep this year? Let The Restaurants at Hudson Yards do the work! Take a few additional sides to-go from our restaurants, for example, or just snag that perfect dinner reservation with an incredible view. For more information, click here.


Secure Your Post-Feast Sweets

What's a holiday meal without dessert? Treat your Thanksgiving guests to amazing, freshly made pies from Magnolia Bakery at Hudson Yards! Wow them with the apple double crust, a chocolate pecan or traditional pumpkin pie. Pre-order now for pickup by Thanksgiving! For more information, click here.


Shop the Perfect Turtleneck with Fallon & Ava

Iconic turtleneck brand Fallon & Ava has teamed with Joe Malone for an exclusive Champagne & Shopping event on November 11th! Stop by Fallon & Ava’s pop-up at High Line Nine gallery between 12pm-7pm and experience the magic that comes when you pair a luxuriant turtleneck with redolent perfume.

New Exhibit at The Shed: Maxwell Alexandre's "Pardo é Papel"

Brazilian artist Maxwell Alexandre presents new and existing paintings from his ongoing series “Pardo é Papel” (2017 – ). His first North American solo exhibition, it depicts collective portraits celebrating the empowerment, self-esteem, and prosperity of Black people. ​​Suspended from the gallery ceiling, Alexandre’s large-scale paintings form pathways and intimate enclosures that surround visitors. They portray striking scenes of communal leisure interspersed with recurring religious and art historical imagery.  For tickets and more information, click here.


An Exclusive Sip & Shop Event

Experience a one-night only event featuring exclusive offers and deals, as you enjoy new activations, services and more! A live DJ, champagne bars, and giveaways continue throughout the evening for a festive and lively holiday environment. The evening is presented by Visa, and the VIP lounge is exclusively for Visa cardholders. For more information, click here.


Visa Spend & Get Offer 

Love to shop? Get rewarded for it at Hudson Yards!  Starting November 14, Visa cardholders get a little extra at Hudson Yards. Spend a total of $250 throughout the Shops and Restaurants with any Visa card and receive a $50 Hudson Yards Visa Gift Card.




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