Stop by any of the famous holiday department store windows. It is a must do when visiting New York City during Christmas and around the holidays. These 2017 store windows are fantastic, with wonderful themes sure to delight kids and adults of all ages. Best of all, they are FREE to see. Just start walking.
BARNEYS MADISON AVE WINDOWS
660 Madison Ave, New York NY, 212-826-8900
Thru Jan 1, 2018
Theme of “Hass for the Holidays” Twin artists, the Haas Brothers, have transformed the Barney’s windows into something that is positive and inclusive for all. Primordial window looks at the beginning of life on our planet. Utopia window leads you through peace and bounty. Millennium window shows love and compassion. Mushroom Singularity window brings a vision of a distant post human future.
BARNEYS DOWNTOWN WINDOWS
101 7th Ave, New York NY, 646-264-6400
Thru Jan 1, 2018
Theme of “Snake Love, Not War”. A playful snake spreads peace. Walk the 4 floor spiral staircase. It's wrapped in a colorful snakeskin print. Pretty cool!
BERGDORF GOODMAN HOLIDAY WINDOWS 2017
754 5th Ave (at 58th St), New York NY, 212-753-7300
Theme entitled “To New York With Love”. Showcasing and celebrating New York’s best cultural institutions, including American Museum of Natural History, Museum of Moving Image, New York Philharmonic and more!
BLOOMINGDALES HOLIDAY WINDOWS 2017
1000 Third Ave (59th St & Lexington Ave), New York NY, 212-705-2000
Theme of “The Greatest Showman”. Windows are about P.T. Barnum and circus scenes. See Swarovski crystals sprinkled throughout the windows.
712 Fifth Ave, New York NY, 212-247-1100
Window display with flowers, birds and over 30,000 butterflies.
LORD & TAYLOR HOLIDAY WINDOWS 2017
424 Fifth Ave (38th St) New York, NY
Five windows covering the theme of “The Best and The Brightest”. In partnership with the Hallmark Channel, take a journey through magical winter scenes and of New York as seen through snow globes
LOUIS VUITTON CHRISTMAS WINDOW
1 East 57th Street, New York NY, 212-758-8877
Theme of “Windows Onto A Winter Wonderland”. See winter animals in their habitats, reminding you of childhood happiness.
MACY’S HOLIDAY WINDOWS 2017
151 W. 34th Street, New York NY
Thru Jan 1, 2018
Theme of “The Perfect Gift Brings People Together”. Six wonderful windows depicting New York, Macy’s the store, Christmas scenes with Santa, and the joy of the holiday season.
SAKS FIFTH AVENUE HOLIDAY WINDOWS
611 Fifth Ave, New York NY, 212-753-4000
Thru Jan 2, 2018
Theme celebration of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. 14 windows with different scenes from Snow White. Also displayed are beautiful fairy tale gowns.
SWAROVSKI STAR ON TOP OF THE ROCKEFELLER CENTER TREE
30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York NY
Through Jan 8, 2018
50,000 lights on the tree and a sparkly Swarovski Star shining at the top.
TIFFANY & CO HOLIDAY WINDOW
Fifth Ave & 57th Street, New York NY, 212-755-8000
Theme is the “Tiffany Blue Box”. Wooden drawing figure is brought to life capturing the spirit of the holidays.
5th Ave & 57th Street, New York NY
Look up to see a giant snowflake suspended on fifth ave & 57th street.
VARIOUS OTHER STORE WINDOWS
Stroll up and down New York City's Fifth Avenue. See many other fine stores with spectacular holiday lights and displays. Among them are: Bvlgari, Cartier, De Beers, Harry Winston, and Rolex. Walk along 6th Avenue or Park Avenue from the 50's down to see holiday decorations on office buildings and businesses.