Academy Travel is the largest cultural themed tour operator in Australia and we are pleased to offer this tour to our UK travellers through our London office.

New York Thanksgiving in New York: music, theatre, art & food

Nov 22 - Dec 3, 2020
12 days
£5,520 per person, twin share (land content only). £1,710 supplement for sole use of a hotel room.


Stuart Barrie


Celebrate Thanksgiving in New York, while experiencing the very best this iconic city has to offer.

Enjoy an American Thanksgiving and a host of other events on this special holiday tour. As well as the regular offerings on our New York performing arts tours – opera, symphony, private visits to galleries such as MoMA – we’ve included seasonal events that are only on offer at this special time of year, such as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and legendary Rockettes’ performances. There’s also some great new season stage drama and musicals on offer. Accommodation, as always, is in spacious premium plus rooms in the perfectly located Warwick Hotel on 54th Street.


The itinerary includes seven performances:

  • The smash hit musical Hamilton on the life of New York’s Founding Father
  • A performance by the renowned Metropolitan Opera, at the Lincoln Center
  • A performance by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, at the Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall
  • The 10th Annual Christmas Concert at Carnegie Hall
  • The Rockettes’ Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall at Rockefeller Center
  • A new stage play from the Broadway 2020-2021 season
  • An evening of jazz at Dizzy’s Club

Itinerary overview

Experience some of the world’s top art and history museums and dining in a selection of the city’s best restaurants:

Art, Architecture and History

  • A private out-of-hours viewing of the Museum of Modern Art with a museum lecturer
  • Excursion to Philip Johnson’s Glass House, north of the city
  • Expert-led tour of The Cloisters, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exquisite medieval collection on the northern tip of Manhattan
  • Charming small galleries, including The Frick Collection and The Neue Galerie
  • Architectural walking tours of Midtown, Downtown, SoHo and Chelsea, featuring Beaux-Arts, Art Deco and post-modern masterpieces
  • Lectures on the history, architecture and culture of the city

Fine Dining

  • Degustation dinner at the Michelin three-star restaurant Eleven Madison Park
  • Lunch at the Michelin two-star restaurant The Modern, inside the Museum of Modern Art
  • A traditional all-American Thanksgiving meal at one of New York’s leading restaurants


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