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Thanksgiving Parade Viewing at Columbus Circle

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Rates from:  $1,248.50  per person double occupancy for 4 nights

Thanksgiving Party at Columbus Circle
You can watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade without the crowds and without the weather - at this once-in-a-lifetime luxurious private indoor venue overlooking the world-famous parade!

Enjoy a breakfast buffet in a private dining area on the 7th floor of the Museum of Arts & Design, hosted by the modern classic Columbus Circle restaurant Robert. The event begins at 8am and includes a premium open bar - then watch as the parade comes straight at you down Central Park West and around Columbus Circle. The windows provide a view of this legendary parade, but you're also welcome to go outside and view it from the sidewalk*. This unique indoor-outdoor experience will certainly be the highlight of your holiday!
Since this exquisite view scans directly up Central Park West, you'll be able to watch the entire parade come directly at you before it makes it's way around Columbus Circle, right below! Watch through the windows from the 7th floor, or take the elevators down to street level to hear the bands, see the huge balloons or just take in the most famous parade in the world. You'll have complete access to the food and drink during the parade - and if you'd like, you can watch it on the large screen TV in our private dining area.
*--Sidewalk access controlled by the NYPD.
Your New York City Insider's Thanksgiving Parade Party vacation includes:
Thanksgiving Party at Columbus CircleBuffet Menu: (subject to change)
BEVERAGES: · Fresh squeezed orange juice · Fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, cranberry juice, · Coffee and decaf · Assorted teas · premium open bar

PASTRIES:  · Mini croissants · Pain au chocolate · Assorted Danish & muffins
COLD ITEMS · Assorted petite bagels · Cream cheese · Seasonal fruit display including fresh berries and whole fruits · House made granola, Assorted organic yogurt, smoked salmon with chopped onion, capers and tomatoes

HOT ENTREES· Eggs Benedict, Assorted Petite Quiche (Spinach & Cheese), Steak & Scrambled Eggs, Brioche French Warm Berry Compote, Caramelized Bananas, whipped cream & maple syrup, Apple Chicken Sausage, Maple Breakfast Sausage, Smoked Bacon
DESSERTS: New York Cheesecake Lollipops, Mini Apple Pies, Mini Pumpkin Pies, Home Made Cookies and Biscotti
Important Information on Window and Parade Views: NYCVP cannot guarantee unobstructed views of the parade at any function; window views are "first-come, first-served". In order to provide maximum viewing space there is no table seating at the windows. Note that the windows in this venue are very slightly obstructed due to moderate striping. It is the intention of NYCVP to provide comfort and convenience during this special event, including food, private restroom facilities, warmth and indoor protection from the weather. Since streets are closed to traffic and pedestrian crossing, NYCVP will provide instructions for arriving in a timely manner at each event.

This is an inside event. If you do choose to go outside you may be among the many thousands who gather to watch the parade. In the past, the NYPD has allowed guests of the building's parties to view the parade from the sidewalk in front of the Museum of Arts & Design. However there is no guarantee that the sidewalk space will be available solely for the building's guests.

NYCVP considers this a family event. Therefore NYCVP, including its employees and agents, reserves the right to deny access to and/or remove with no refund individuals whom NYCVP deems unruly or disruptive.

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Sheraton New York Times Square
811 7th Ave at 52nd Street in the Theater District
Sheraton New York Times Square
Located right in the heart of midtown Manhattan, the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is just steps away from Times Square, the Broadway theater district, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, Central Park and 5th and Madison Avenue shopping. Newly renovated, the lobby is both elegant and comfortable. Enjoy 1750 beautifully renovated and decorated guest rooms, all of which feature the ultra comfortable "Sweet Sleeper" bed ensemble, high speed internet access, coffee makers with complimentary coffee and tea, telephones with personalized voice mail, hairdryers, irons with ironing boards, plus terry cloth bathrobes, and cable television with 20 channels as well as on demand movies and video check out. The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel boasts a fully equipped health club and 24 hour room service. Other dining options include Hudson’s bar and grill, a classic New York sports bar combined with an information café and Starbuck coffee house. The extensively remodeled lobby features a new wine and library bar reminiscent of traditional classic American style taking guests back to the days of grand New York.

Parker NYC
119 West 56th Street
Le Parker Meridien Situated in the heart of New York City, Parker NYC is just steps away from Fifth Avenue shopping, Central Park, Columbus Circle and Broadway theatres. Some of the best sites of the city are just minutes away, including Carnegie Hall, Madison Avenue, and Rockefeller Center.
The hotel lobby is dominated by an updated, three-story atrium flooded by natural light and featuring artwork by international sensation Damien Hirst.
Newly designed, ergonomic guest rooms and suites aspire to the basic values of modernism, featuring soothing cherry and cedar woods, and many of the guest rooms offer extensive views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline. All rooms and suites have 46" televisions, an expansive desk providing abundant task space, Aeron desk chair, high-speed Internet access, and an in-room safe. Swim on top of the world in the Penthouse Pool or glisten below the ground in the Cardio Theatre at gravity fitness and spa, a multilevel, 20,000-square-foot total wellness facility, guests can indulge in spa treatments, exercise classics, and professional training and nutritional instruction.
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Additional Thanksgiving Vacation Options
Balloon Inflation TourThanksgiving Balloon Inflation Tour
Tour the Parade Balloon Inflation Staging area before the Thanksgiving parade! On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, we'll take you uptown to the area where the New York City Thanksgiving Day Parade begins to take shape. See some of the grand balloons being inflated, take lots of pictures, and perhaps hear commentary from parade veterans around the 3-block perimeter of the inflation site. 11:30am departure from Midtown Manhattan, close to all hotels. READ MORE

Thanksgiving Dinner in New York CityThanksgiving Dinner and All the Trimmings

Enjoy a Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet with all the trimmings  Seatings are available on Thanksgiving Day at three convenient times.

Your Thanksgiving dinner includes a traditional carved turkey with all the trimmings--potatoes, vegetables, salad, gravy and cranberry sauce--and a delicious dessert with soda, coffee or tea. Cash bar is available.

Holiday Lights TourHoliday Lights Tour 

Everyone wants to see all the new attractions, trees and lights in New York, but covering the four square miles or so that they encompass in one night and on foot can take a while, not to mention the crowds and weather.
On this guided and narrated tour you'll visit the City's famous department store displays and holiday decorations. Daily at 6:30pm November. 22-December 30. READ MORE

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