Things To Do This Weekend In The Tri-State Area: December 13-15

Erica Brosnan
December 12, 2019 - 4:17 pm
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Craving to get out of the house this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

From a pet convention to a Santa Claus themed bar crawl, here’s the best things to do in the Tri-State area this weekend.

Gingerbread Lane 2019

Take a stroll down Gingerbread Lane this weekend and check out some of the most elaborate Gingerbread houses in New York City. Some visitors can even make their own gingerbread houses or trains in a special workshop that sells out every year.

When: Friday, Dec. 13 through Jan. 12, 2020

Where: New York Hall of Science (Queens, N.Y.)

Price: $15 to $20

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Mariah Carey’s Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Mariah Carey will be bringing Christmas cheer to the city this weekend in the form of a holiday-themed pop-up shop. The Mariah Carey “Merry Christmas New York City” pop-up shop will open this weekend with memorabilia, art installations, multimedia displays and plenty of Mariah-themed Christmas merchandise for sale

When: Friday, Dec. 13 through Tuesday, Dec. 17 (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

Where: West 15th Street (Manhattan, N.Y.)

Price:  Free to visit

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Jones Beach Light Show

The annual “Magic of Lights” drive-through holiday show is back at Jones Beach this year. Grab the family and take in the wondrous displays without ever leaving the car.

When: Friday, Dec. 13 through Sunday, Dec. 15

Where: Jones Beach (Jones Beach, N.Y.)

Price: $25 to $30

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SantaCon NYC

Get your tickets and best Santa outfit ready for a day of drinking and holiday cheer this weekend in Manhattan. The official SantaCon of NYC takes to the streets this weekend – it’s free to attend but if you want to get into the exclusive venues, you’ll need to make a small donation.

When: Saturday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.

Where: Father Duffy Square (Manhattan, N.Y.)

Price: Donate for all access to all SantaCon venues

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PetCon

Pet lovers aren’t going to want this event – from insightful panels to meet and greets with celebrity pets, PetCon has everything for animal lovers. Get your tickets now and bring the family pet along for a day of fun for everyone.

When: Saturday, Dec. 14 (3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

Where: Metropolitan Pavilion (Manhattan, N.Y.)

Price: $20

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Harry Connick, Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter

Music, film, television and Broadway star Harry Connick, Jr. returns to the stage this holiday season with a celebration of Cole Porter’s music at the Nederlander Theatre. Get your tickets now because this limited event only runs until Dec. 29.

When: Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.

Where: Nederlander Theatre (Manhattan, N.Y.)

Price: Varies

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New York Giants vs. Miami Dolphins

Head down to the MetLife Stadium this Sunday and watch the New York Giants take on the Miami Dolphins – and don't pass up the opportunity to tailgate.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m.

Where: MetLife Staidum (East Rutherford, N.J.)

Price: Varies

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