New York City

Brooklyn Christmas Lights Tour: Discover Dyker Heights in New York

Kings County, United States
Christmas in Dyker Heights Private Experience with a City Host

From USD 155.62

Price varies by group size

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 3 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Soak up the holiday season on this insider’s excursion in Dyker Heights, which matches you with a bonafide Brooklyn local to discover under-the-radar sights. Get close-up views of some of the city’s most spectacular displays of Christmas lights, and wander two gift-packed local markets. Private tours include a piping cup of hot chocolate or mulled wine.
  • A private local Brooklyn host experience in Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge
  • Escape the tourist track and discover how real-life Brooklynites celebrate the holiday season
  • Get an insider’s view on local hotspots, including markets for designers and artisans
  • See picture-perfect views of Manhattan’s glittering skyline from across the East River

Why Travellers Choose This Tour

Get into the Christmas spirit while exploring holiday highlights in Brooklyn.

What's Included

  • 3-hour experience
  • Private and personalized
  • A cup of hot chocolate, mulled wine to warm up or a soft drink per person
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
  • Additional food and drink
  • Transport costs
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • Dyker Heights Christmas Lights
    8515 12th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11228, USA

    Upon booking your meeting point can be arranged (e.g. your hotel/accommodation), however this must be confirmed and agreed in advance. Travel time to Brooklyn is included in the duration of the tour.

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

Once you have booked your experience, we will be in touch in order to finalise the meeting point details with you. We can arrange pick up from hotels and other locations in the area. Your meeting point must be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance. This is a walking experience. If you require a private vehicle please get in touch with our team for details and costs.

What To Expect

Meet up with your local host at the 86 Street Station or other agreed-upon meeting point in Brooklyn to set off on your personalized three-hour walking tour (you can opt to take public transportation or a taxi between stops).

Begin by strolling through Dyker Heights to take in the most festive holiday decorations on local homes and shops before heading to Bay Ridge, where neighborhood houses are decked out in famously extravagant Christmas lights and décor.

Afterwards, browse the Brooklyn Makers Holiday Market or Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar to choose gifts crafted by local artists and artisans and stop for a bracing cup of hot chocolate or mulled cider.

End your tour in Herald Square, taking in dazzling views of the Manhattan skyline across the East River and visiting Santaland at Macy’s Department Store, a beloved Christmas tradition since 1902. Gather insider tips from your Brooklynite host about additional Santa-centric sights to take in on your own after the tour before saying goodbye at your meeting point.

Dyker Heights (Pass By)

Bay Ridge Alpine Cinemas (Pass By)

The (Makers) Market (Pass By)

Brooklyn Night Bazaar (Pass By)

Herald Square (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • After booking, you will receive a short questionnaire, so you’ll be able to tell us more about your interests and preferences. Based on your responses you’ll be matched with a like-minded Local Host
  • Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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