Magical Holiday Experience

An experiential holiday extravaganza for families and friends of all ages! PaleyLand is a must-see destination with 4 floors of holiday fun and winter wonderland magic just two blocks from the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and Radio City Music Hall. Enjoy free hot chocolate, delight in special photo moments with Santa and holiday characters, and discover the magic of a classic model railroad display. The perfect place to take holiday card photos and enjoy interactive festive experiences at this can't-miss stop on your NYC holiday adventure.

Saturday, November 19, 2022, to Sunday, January 8, 2023
Santa's schedule starts November 26!
The Paley Museum, 25 West 52 Street, New York City

•  Santa's Schedule; Meet Your Favorite Characters 
•  Premiere Screenings 
•  Special Screenings on December 3 
•  Daily Screenings

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Paley Members will enjoy special benefits during PaleyLand, including free admission every time you visit, plus an invitation for early VIP access at noon on December 3 for a photo with Santa! (Opens to the public at 1:00 pm on December 3.) Become a Paley Member today and enjoy PaleyLand and Member benefits all year long!

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Santa's Schedule

Santa has a very special schedule to be at PaleyLand! The visit with Santa is included with General Admission—and a photo is always FREE for Paley Members! Become a Paley Member today for this and many other benefits.

Sat, Nov. 26  &  Sun, Nov. 27:  12 – 6 pm

Sat, Dec. 3:  1 – 6 pm

Please note: PaleyLand does not open until 1 pm today, for exclusive Member hours earlier in the day. Become a Member for these exclusive hours and many other benefits.)

Sun, Dec. 4:  12 – 6 pm

Sat, Dec. 10  &  Sun, Dec. 11:  12 – 6 pm

Sat, Dec. 17  &  Sun, Dec. 18:  12 – 6 pm

Wed, Dec. 21  &  Thu, Dec. 22:  12 – 6 pm

Fri, Dec. 23:  12 – 6 pm  &  Sat, Dec. 24:  12 – 5 pm

 

Meet Your Favorite Characters

Sat, Nov. 19  &  Sun, Nov. 20:  12 – 3 pm  •  Blizz the Snowman

Wed, Nov. 23:  12 – 3 pm  •  Blizz the Snowman

Fri, Nov. 25; Sat, Nov. 26;  Sun, Nov. 27:  12 – 3 pm  •  Toy Soldier

Sat, Dec. 3:  1 – 3 pm  •  Blizz the Snowman

Please note: PaleyLand does not open until 1 pm today, for exclusive Member hours earlier in the day. Become a Member for these exclusive hours and many other benefits.

Sun, Dec. 4:  12 – 3 pm  •  Blizz the Snowman

Sat, Dec. 10  &  Sun, Dec. 11:  12 – 3 pm  •  Toy Soldier

Sat, Dec. 17:  12 – 3 pm  •  Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster

Sun, Dec. 18:  12 – 3 pm  •  Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Wed, Dec. 21:  12 – 3 pm  •  Hermey the Elf

Thu, Dec. 22:  12 – 3 pm  •  Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Fri, Dec. 23:  12 – 3 pm  •  Hermey the Elf

Saturday, Dec. 24:  12 – 3 pm  •  Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

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Special PaleyLand Premiere Screenings!

Screenings are included with General Admission to PaleyLand. All FREE for Paley Members, become a Paley Member now for this and many other benefits.

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Saturday, November 19 at 1:00 pm 

Mickey Saves Christmas

Special PaleyLand Big-Screen Premiere Screening of Disney's All New Stop-Motion Animated Holiday Special!

Get a first look at a new holiday classic! Mickey Saves Christmas is a new stop-motion holiday special that follows Mickey, Minnie, and their pals as they attempt to celebrate the perfect Christmas at their snowy cabin. But, when Pluto causes Santa to lose all the presents on his sleigh, the friends travel to the North Pole on a quest to save Christmas and find the true meaning of the holiday. 

Mickey Saves Christmas premieres Sunday, November 27 at 7:00 pm EST on ABC, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney XD.


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Sunday, November 20 at 1:00 pm  

The Santa Clauses

See Episodes 1 & 2, plus an Exclusive Magical PaleyLand Premiere Screening of Episode 3!

We're delighted to present this special screening of the new Disney+ Original Series The Santa Clauses. Watch episodes 1 and 2 and catch a preview screening of episode 3! In The Santa Clauses, Scott Calvin (Tim Allen)  is back! After being Santa Claus for nearly thirty years, he’s as jolly as ever. But as Christmas declines in popularity, so does his Santa magic. Scott struggles to keep up with the demands of the job, as well as being there for his family. Upon discovering there is a way to retire from his post, Scott considers stepping down as Santa Claus and finding a worthy successor so that he can become a better father and husband

The Santa Clauses premieres November 16 on Disney+.


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Saturday, November 26 at 1:00 pm

A Firebuds Holiday!

Two PaleyLand Premiere Screenings of the Disney Channel & Disney Jr.  Hit Series
Exclusive Arts & Craft Activity—Make Your Own Festive Holiday Parol!

Join your Firebuds Friends in two all new holiday adventures on the big screen. In Firebuds Hanukkah Hullabaloo, Bo gets carried away decorating his house for Hanukkah. In The Christmas Car-Sled Race, Bo enters a car-sled race to try to win his dad a Christmas present. Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) and Lou Diamond Phillips (Elena of Avalor) recur as Bo's mom and dad, Beth and Bill Bayani, respectively.

Firebuds Hanukkah Hullabaloo and The Christmas Car Sled Race premiere Monday, Nov. 28, at 7:00 pm EST on Disney Channel and Friday, Dec. 2, at 10:30 am EST on Disney Junior.

Special Screenings on December 3

Screenings are included with General Admission to PaleyLand. All FREE for Paley Members, become a Paley Member now for this and many other benefits.

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Saturday, December 3 at 3:47 pm & 5:30 pm

The Snoopy Show Holiday Collection: "Happiness is the Gift of Giving"

Visitors to PaleyLand get a delightful look the new holiday episode of The Snoopy Show! In “Happiness Is the Gift of Giving,” Snoopy adapts a Christmas poem to help Sally sleep, Charlie Brown makes gifts for his pals and Snoopy finds waiting to open his presents a challenge. An Apple TV+ original series from Peanuts and WildBrain, The Snoopy Show gives the world’s most iconic dog his close-up and dives into new adventures with the happy-dancing, high-flying, big-dreaming beagle, who’s joined by best friend Woodstock and the rest of the Peanuts gang.

The Snoopy Show Holiday Collection streams on Apple TV+ beginning December 2.


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Saturday, December 3 at 3:20 pm

Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock-Night of the Lights Holiday Special

It’s the Night of the Lights, the most Fragglely holiday of the year, and the Rock is filled with songs and cheer. When Jamdolin (voiced by Emmy Award–nominee Daveed Diggs, Hamilton) encourages Wembley to make a special wish, the Fraggle head out on an adventure to find the brightest light and, maybe, the true meaning of the holiday. Jim Henson’s fun-loving and musical Fraggles—Gobo, Red, Wembley, Mokey, Boober, and new Fraggle friends—have returned for all new adventures about the magic that happens when we celebrate and care for our interconnected world.

Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock streams on Apple TV+.


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Saturday, December 3 at 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm

Slumberkins

Based on the leading children’s emotional learning brand Slumberkins, this Apple TV+ original series brings to life characters from the beloved books while empowering the emotional wellness of children through supportive storytelling. Embark on adventures with Bigfoot, Unicorn, Sloth, Yak, and Fox as they explore a world of feelings.

Slumberkins streams on Apple TV+.

Daily Screenings for the Holidays

Screenings from the Paley Archive are included with General Admission to PaleyLand. All FREE for Paley Members, become a Paley Member now for this and many other benefits.

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964; NBC)

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Mister Magoo’s Christmas Carol (1962; NBC); The Mary Tyler Moore Show: "Christmas and the Hard-Luck Kid" (1970; CBS)

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The Addams Family: "Christmas with the Addams Family" (1965; ABC); All in the Family: "Edith’s Christmas Story" (1973; CBS)

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The Brady Bunch: "A Christmas Voice" (1969; ABC); The Frank Sinatra Show: "Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank" (1957; ABC)

Bennack Theater (Downstairs)

Enjoy a uniquely curated mix of past and present holiday specials in the Bennack Theater. Watch Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass’s stop motion classics like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town or animated specials like A Charlie Brown Christmas and Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Plus, celebrate the 60th anniversary of TV’s first animated holiday special, Mister Magoo’s Christmas Carol on The Paley Museum’s biggest screen!

 

Timeless Classics

12:10 pm
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964; NBC)
The stop motion Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass produced special follows the story of Rudolph on the night he saved Christmas.

1:00 pm
Frosty the Snowman (1969; CBS)
Inspired by the holiday tune “Frosty the Snowman,” this classic animated Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass special follows the Snowman after he’s brought to life the day before Christmas.

1:25 pm
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965; CBS)
Charlie Brown learns the true meaning of Christmas with a little help from the Peanuts gang.

1:50 pm
A Rugrats Chanukah (1996; Nickelodeon)
In the first Chanukah special in a children’s series, the characters of Rugrats transport themselves into the story of Judah and the history behind the Jewish holiday.


2:14 pm
Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1966; CBS)
Looney Tunes alum Chuck Jones animates this classic Dr. Seuss story narrated by actor Boris Karloff.

2:39 pm
Mister Magoo’s Christmas Carol (1962; NBC)
Celebrating its sixtieth anniversary, the first animated Christmas television special follows Mister Magoo in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in a Broadway production of “A Christmas Carol” featuring the music of Jule Styne.

3:31 pm
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town (1970; ABC)
This stop motion Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass classic narrated by Fred Astaire explores the origins of Santa Claus.

4:21 pm
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964; NBC)
The stop motion Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass produced special follows the story of Rudolph on the night he saved Christmas.

5:11 pm
Frosty the Snowman (1969; CBS)
Inspired by the holiday tune “Frosty the Snowman,” this classic animated Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass special follows the Snowman after he’s brought to life the day before Christmas.

5:36 pm
A Rugrats Chanukah (1996; Nickelodeon)
In the first Chanukah special in a children’s series, the characters of Rugrats transport themselves into the story of Judah and the history behind the Jewish holiday.

Goodson Theater (Second Floor)

Inspired by the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future of A Christmas Carol, the three different Goodson screening schedules will reflect television’s past, present, and futuristic holiday specials.

  • Spirit of Christmas Past, holiday episodes from TV’s classic era (see schedule below), November 16 to December 4.
  • From December 7 to 25, festive, more current TV episodes can be enjoyed.
  • From December 28 to January 8, a selection of sci-fi holiday specials will be available to ring in the New Year.

 

Spirit of Christmas Past

12:30 pm
Vincent Price’s A Christmas Carol (1949; Syndicated)
Legendary actor Vincent Price narrates one of the earliest TV broadcasts of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol.

12:53 pm
The Donna Reed Show: "A Very Merry Christmas" (1958; ABC)
Donna Reed searches for the real spirit of Christmas by volunteering to celebrate the holiday with children in a hospital’s pediatric ward.

1:18 pm
Cavalcade of Stars: "Honeymooners Christmas Special" (1951; DuMont)
Before the popular Jackie Gleason skit became its own hit series, the actor hosted his first holiday-themed special episode on Cavalcade of Stars not just as the argumentative Ralph Kramden but also as several other characters.

2:10 pm
The Brady Bunch: "A Christmas Voice" (1969; ABC)
The Brady's holiday festivities may be canceled when matriarch Carol (Florence Henderson) comes down with a cold. Hopefully, a Christmas miracle will save the day.

2:39 pm
The Addams Family: "Christmas with the Addams Family" (1965; ABC)
No matter the holiday, the Addams Family has a quirky way of celebrating—and Christmas is no different.

3:04 pm
The Frank Sinatra Show: "Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank" (1957; ABC)
One of many holiday specials these famous crooners hosted, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby sing their way through many Yuletide staples.

3:30 pm
The Mary Tyler Moore Show: "Christmas and the Hard-Luck Kid" (1970; CBS)
Mary has her holiday spirit challenged when she’s scheduled to work Christmas all alone at the TV station.

3:55 pm
All in the Family: "Edith’s Christmas Story" (1973; CBS)
Edith Bunker (Jean Stapleton) tries to keep her Christmas spirits up in the face of a medical problem and finds love and laughter in the process.

4:17 pm
The Brady Bunch: “A Christmas Voice” (1969; ABC) 
The Bradys’ holiday festivities may be canceled when matriarch Carol (Florence Henderson) comes down with a cold. Hopefully, a Christmas miracle will save the day. 

4:46 pm
The Jack Benny Program: "The Christmas Party" (1961; CBS)
Jack Benny hosts a festive reception with his cast, crew, and audience.

5:15 pm
The Frank Sinatra Show: "Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank" (1957; ABC)
One of many holiday specials these famous crooners hosted, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby sing their way through many Yuletide staples.

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  • Priority RSVP, special VIP access and opportunities to Paley exhibits
  • Early ticket access with ticket discount to red-carpet PaleyLive events and the famous PaleyFest with the hottest stars
  • Admission to The Paley Museum: Always FREE for you and a guest
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  • And more exclusive once-in-a-lifetime experiences!

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  • Free admission to The Paley Museum, including all special exhibitions like PaleyLand, for you and a guest for a whole year
  • Free photos with Santa during PaleyLand ($10 for general public)
  • Invitation for early VIP access at noon on December 3 for a photo with Santa! (One hour before the general public.)
  • And more!

Family $125

All Individual benefits, plus:

  • Admission to The Paley Museum, including all special exhibitions like PaleyLand, for 2 adults and 4 children for a whole year
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All Family benefits, plus:

  • FREE tickets to PaleyFest and PaleyLive events
  • An Invitation to PaleyFest NY Patron & President's Circle Reception

See the full list of all Membership categories with many other benefits, including discounts available for Seniors, Students, Teachers, Veterans, and First Responders, or call a Membership representative at 212.621.6780 to discuss which Membership level is best for you.

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