Meet Santa! Watch Holiday TV Classics! Enjoy Family Activities! FREE Hot Cocoa!

December 9, 2017, to January 7, 2018, in New York
Wednesdays to Sundays 12:00 to 6:00 pm; Thursdays until 8:00 pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Closing at 5:00 pm on Christmas Eve (12/24) and New Year's Eve (12/31).
Santa's Hours Vary: Click for Santa’s schedule!

The Paley Center for Media celebrates the joy of the season with a special family-friendly experience. It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand features continuous daily screenings of beloved classic holiday TV programs from the Paley Archive, along with family activities and a visit with Santa.

Rounding out the experience is a display of the iconic "Wooden Soldier" costumes made famous by the legendary Radio City Music Hall Rockettes®. Click here for more info on the Rockettes® Christmas Spectacular.

FREE and open to the public. No advance ticketing.

The Paley Center for Media in New York
25 West 52 Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues.
More information about visiting the Paley Center in New York.

Click here for info on PaleyLand in Los Angeles.


santa hat snowman dreidelKick-Off Your Holiday Season with a Paley Members-Only Event:
Meet & Greet The Radio City Rockettes®, Stage and Screen Star Danny Aiello, and Visit with Santa!

Saturday, Dec 9, 2017; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

* Meet and greet some of the world-famous Rockettes®
* FREE photo with Santa or the Paley Menorah
* Play dreidel in the PaleyLand Workshop
* Watch favorite holiday TV classics on the big screen in our theater


Become a Member now to attend this event!

Bring the family to PaleyLand and have a visit with Santa!

Visit with Santa Schedule

Santa photo with PaleyLand digital frame plus the digital file is $10.
FREE for Paley Members.

Saturday, December 9: noon – 6:00pm
Sunday, December 10: noon – 6:00pm
Saturday, December 16: noon – 6:00pm
Sunday, December 17: noon – 6:00pm
Wednesday, December 20: noon – 6:00pm
Thursday, December 21: noon – 8:00pm
Friday, December 22: noon – 6:00pm
Saturday, December 23: noon – 6:00pm
Sunday, December 24: noon – 4:00pm

Come watch the Grinch, Rudolph, Heat Miser, Frosty, and more!

It’s Holiday Time in PaleyLand features continuous daily screenings of beloved classic holiday TV programs from the Paley Archive on our big screen! See the following classic holiday programs playing continuously from noon to 6:00 pm:

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
A Charlie Brown Christmas  
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 
A Rugrats Kwanzaa
Frosty the Snowman 
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
Elmo’s World: Happy Holidays!

Mister Magoo’s Christmas Carol

NY Thursdays (6:00-8:00pm):
The Year Without a Santa Claus
Doug’s Secret Christmas
Yogi’s First Christmas      

Families can also enjoy special holiday activities like ornament making, puppet making, and FREE hot cocoa!