It’s hard to be anything but happy this week, but we still have unlimited fun coming your way in our social calendar picks, below. Have a wonderful holiday, enjoy your time with family and friends, get spoiled and spoil the ones you love, and take a well-deserved breather. The Bitches appreciate you and your readership!
Start your week off with a little holiday fun to make you feel like a kid again. The New York Botanical Garden has been transformed into a giant diorama full of railway fun for its annual holiday train show. Find more info here. 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx
The holidays are a perfect time to feast! Join El Rey Coffee Bar and Luncheonette, Russ & Daughters and Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream, with David Tanis and celebrate Christmas with a Feast of the Seven Fishes! Get your tickets here. 2 Rivington Street
There is no better week for a midweek dance party than this one! Let’s kick off the holidays right at Roots! Join Louie Vega (of Masters at Work) and Kevin Hedge (of Blaze) for their long-running midweek dance party and toy drive! Show up before 11pm for free admission, plus an open vodka bar from 10 to 11pm! You’ll find more info about the party here. Cielo, 18 Little West 12 Street
Bitches loves caroling; especially outdoors in large groups lead by a quartet! Head over to Washington Square Park at 5:00pm and belt out your Christmas favorites with your friends and family. More info here. Washington Square Park
Merry Christmas everyone! If you’re looking for some family fun today that doesn’t involve sitting around your living room in your PJs all day, hop by the IFC Center to watch It’s a Wonderful Life! You’ll find more info and show times here. IFC Center, 323 Ave of the Americas
Looking for a post-Christmas party? Look no further! Time to take your fun to the seas for the Rock the Yacht dance party! Find more info and tickets here. Pier 15, East River Esplanade
Happy Sunday! Need a little relaxation after the holiday madness? If you’re looking for a good, reasonably priced brunch spot in Midtown, Pazza Notte is a hidden gem, nestled among a sea of overpriced restaurants. Read our full review here. 1375 6th Ave