Guided tour

From Manhattan: Dyker Heights & Bay Ridge Christmas Lights Bus Tour

From Manhattan: Dyker Heights & Bay Ridge Christmas Lights Bus Tour

From $59 per person

See the Christmas lights of the Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge districts of Brooklyn, illuminated for the festive season. Admire the holiday decorations of residential homes adorned with thousands of lights, toy soldiers and more.

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Duration options: 4 hours
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Highlights
  • Walk through Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights
  • Admire the famous Christmas decorations in these two areas
  • Take in the NYC skyline on your way back to Midtown
Full description
This tour is sure to put you and your family in the holiday spirit. Head to the residential neighborhoods of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, Italian-American areas of Brooklyn where you will find tree-lined streets and beautiful private residences decorated for the Christmas holidays. It has been a tradition for many years to illuminate these homes with thousands of lights and dazzling Christmas scenes, and has become a friendly competition between owners. See toy soldiers, Santa Claus with his reindeer and many other festive characters. You won't just see the lights; you'll walk through the neighborhoods with a guide to hear the stories behind this fun holiday event that brings thousands of people here each year. You may even meet some homeowners who are a proud part of this festive holiday.  On your way back to Manhattan, you'll see the spectacular New York skyline and some of the beautiful Christmas displays. You'll be dropped off in Midtown to conclude your tour.
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  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Bus / coach
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      Meet outside the Row NYC Hotel, 45th Street and 8th Avenue, New York.

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      4.5 / 5

      based on 461 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        4.7/5
      • Transportation
        4.6/5
      • Value for money
        4.2/5
      • Safety
        4.6/5
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      Nice to get to go up close and see the wonderful job on lights that these people do. Absolutely best way for touds as well.risty types to make this in. No need to try to navigate subway to Brooklyn and then find your way from there. Guide was very informative and entertaining. Got to see lots of surrounding neighborhoo

      January 4, 2020

      The tour was great. Our tour guide made sure everyone was accounted for before we began the tour (the bus left on time). The guide was very informative and spoke throughout the tour showing us building structures and the history of NY. We even got to see the Brooklyn bridge on our last stop. We saw the lights and they were amazing to see. I highly recommend this tour.

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      December 30, 2019

      My family had a wonderful time on the Christmas lights tour. The tour guide was awesome. While traveling on the bus, he pointed out various buildings and gave background information about the city. The light displays were amazing and it is something everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime.

      December 23, 2019

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      Product ID: 58158

      VA ID: 392963