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

2018 PaleyLand NY Santa armsup photocardThe 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. Families can also enjoy special holiday activities like arts and crafts, dreidel games, and FREE hot cocoa!

NEW this year! play holiday-themed video games and VR (OverCooked, Merry Snowballs), and enjoy an immersive Instagram experience where you can pose in a whimsical Candy Cane Forest. Post your pics using the hashtag #PaleyLand.

December 8, 2018, to January 6, 2019, in New York
Wednesdays to Sundays 12:00 to 6:00 pm; Thursdays until 8:00 pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
NOTE: On Thursday, Dec. 20, PaleyLand will close at 2:00 pm.

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.

Photos with Santa, no appointment necessary!

2018 PaleyLand NY Santa armsup photocardBring the family to PaleyLand and have a visit with Santa!

Get a souvenir holiday photo with Santa or the Menorah with a PaleyLand frame plus the digital file for $10. Photos are FREE for Paley Members.


Visit with Santa Schedule

Saturday, December 8: noon – 6:00pm
Sunday, December 9: noon – 6:00pm
Saturday, December 15: noon – 6:00pm
Sunday, December 16: noon – 6:00pm
Wednesday, December 19: noon – 6:00pm
Thursday, December 20: noon – 2:00pm (Note early closing time)
Friday, December 21: noon – 6:00pm
Saturday, December 22: noon – 6:00pm
Sunday, December 23: noon – 6:00pm

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Paley Member VIP PREVIEW Event:  
Saturday, December 8; 9:00 to 11 am
Meet Santa, Snoopy, and the Grinch in a VIP PREVIEW event on opening day of PaleyLand. 

  • Meet-n-Greet photo op with SNOOPY, the world's most famous beagle
  • Meet-n-Greet photo op with the GRINCH, star of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical


Member RSVP Become a Member 
Attend the exclusive sneak peak and/or get a free photo.

See Classic Holiday TV Shows from the PaleyArchive

2018 PaleyLand NY Santa armsup photocardCome watch the Grinch, Rudolph, 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; Thursday evenings until 8:00 pm: 

Screening Saturday, December 8 to Friday, December 21 & Sunday, December 23, 2018
Elmo’s World: Happy Holidays
Twas the Night
Even Stevens: Heck of a Hanukkah
Arthur’s Perfect Christmas
A Rugrats Chanukah
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
A Charlie Brown Christmas

Screening Saturday, December 22, 2018
The Jack Benny Program: "Christmas Shopping Show"
The Mary Tyler Moore Show: "Christmas and the Hard-Luck Kid"
The X-Files: "How the Ghosts Stole Christmas"
Cheers: "Christmas Cheers"
The Fresh Prince of Bel Air: "‘Twas the Night Before Christening"
Thirtysomething: "The Mike Van Dyke Show"
Fresh Off the Boat: "The Real Santa"
Late Night with David Letterman: "Christmas with the Lettermans" 

Screening Wednesday, December 26 to Sunday, December 30, 2017
A Rugrats Kwanzaa
Elmo’s World: Happy Holidays
Twas the Night
Everybody Hates Chris: "Everybody Hates Kwanzaa"
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Mister Magoo’s Christmas Carol

Screening Wednesday, January 2 to Sunday, January 6, 2018
Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves Three Kings Day
George Lopez: Christmas Punch
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
A Rugrats Kwanzaa
A Rugrats Chanukah
Frosty the Snowman
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
Elmo’s World: Happy Holidays