Expect lots of holiday fun at Grand Central Terminal


In December, Grand Central Terminal is decked out for the holidays with its annual Grand Central Holiday Fair, Holiday Wrap Up, opportunities for one-stop holiday shopping, and more.

Some of the upcoming highlights at Grand Central:

  • Bottle Engraving at Central Cellars – Dec. 13 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Central Cellars is offering free bottle engraving on Johnnie Walker Blue Label bottles purchased at the store for one evening only as part of a holiday tradition to gift whiskey lovers something truly custom.
  • The Grand Central Holiday Fair – Open now through Dec. 24 – The Grand Central Holiday Fair is one of the finest, longest-running indoor holiday markets in New York City. This year’s market has undergone a total redesign, the first since 1998, and features 40 vendors selling artwork, fine jewelry, clothing for all ages, men’s and women’s accessories, children’s toys, and home goods.
    Photo: MTA/Patrick Cashin
    Photo: MTA/Patrick Cashin

  • New York Transit Museum Holiday Train Show – Open now through February – The holiday season is a time of joy for kids of all ages and nothing says holiday enchantment quite like dazzled little faces watching in wonderment as model trains zip through tunnels, by subway stops, around familiar skyscrapers and through iconic cityscapes. To the delight of kids and railroad enthusiasts alike, the New York Transit Museum continues its tradition of capturing hearts and imaginations at the 15th Annual Holiday Train Show at Grand Central Terminal, which runs through February 2017. The theme of the holiday train show changes every year.
  • The Holiday Wrap Up – Dec. 19 to 23 from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Grand Central Terminal is celebrating the holiday season by offering shoppers complimentary gift-wrapping in the Shuttle Passage. Shoppers who present proof of purchase from The Shops at Grand Central can get up to five gifts wrapped in custom wrapping paper featuring the iconic Zodiac ceiling of the Main Concourse. Shoppers who present proof of $150 or more in combined purchases can receive a free, limited-edition Grand Central travel mug in addition to the complimentary gift wrap.