Christmas in New York: Mementos from your Holiday Trip in NYC

“What is your favorite time of year in New York?” is a question we get a lot. Sure, we love the spring and summer when the weather starts to get warm and the city gets crowded with domestic and international tourists. It’s a wild time with incredible energy but nothing tops Christmas in New York. Spending Christmas in New York should be on the top of all travel bucket lists AND if you’re lucky, you’ll get to spend a white Christmas in New York! Truly magical!

The activities in the city this time of year are endless; a carriage ride with a warm blanket in central park, ice skating at Rockefeller Center, the lighting of the Christmas Tree, enjoying the decorated holiday windows at Macys and Saks 5th Ave, or taking in the breathtaking views at the Top of the Empire State Building.  After partaking in these fun activities you are going to want to buy a memento for yourself, friends and family as a memory of your magical time spent in New York on Christmas.  Here are our top 5 favorite NYC Christmas mementos in no particular order:

I Love NY Sweatshirt

This I Love NY Sweatshirt is great for the cold winter days and nights. Did you know that this iconic logo was created by Milton Glaser in 1976 in the back of a New York Taxi drawn with red crayon on a scrap piece of paper? It is now recognized as an international symbol showing the worldwide love for New York! 

• Christmas Wreath Ornament featuring The Empire State Building 

Fun Fact:  The Empire State Building only took 1 year to build. Crazy right? No better way to remember your time at The Empire State Building then with this amazing Christmas ornament that will make a  great addition to your Christmas Tree. 

• Christmas in New York Mini Notebook with Pen

This cute Christmas in New York mini notebook and pen set was designed by our good friend Mary Ellis, an internationally recognized New York Artist known for her Pop Art. This is a great gift showing her rendition of Christmas in New York.

• New York Winter Hats and Gloves

Most years Christmas time in New York has fairly brisk weather. Stay warm with these winter hats designed by Robin Ruth. These hats are warm, fashionable, and trendy. You’ll want to grab one of each for your entire family and friends.

• New York Umbrella

If you are lucky enough to be in New York during a white Christmas you will need an umbrella. This push button automatic umbrella will keep you dry. And when not in use, it can fit in your purse, backpack, or any other place you’d like to keep it. It also comes with a matching cover.

New York City transforms into a magical wonderland during the holiday season. So if you’re planning to spend your Christmas here, don’t forget to take home with you a memento of your memorable trip! Shop more fun, unique, and affordable New York souvenirs on our website now!