SantaCon Is Back This Weekend! Here’s What You Need To Know

SantaCon is debatably the most popular NYC bar crawl of the year, with droves of visitors entering the city for the all-day drinking spectacle.

The holiday-themed event will draw hordes of Santa hats to bars in the East Village and Midtown areas starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 8. Go from bar to bar spreading holiday cheer with a pint (or pitcher) of beer! Following the crowd won’t be hard considering everyone gets decked out in Santa outfits, or any Christmas related attire really.

SantaCon has been around for quite a while and somehow manages to get even bigger with each year. The  festivities are known to get so rowdy that this year the Metro-North, LIRR, and NJ Transit are banning alcohol for the entire day and into Sunday! This year’s participating SantaCon venues can be found on the map below, but the official starting point will be at Plaza 33 on 33rd Street and 7th Avenue.

With over 60 venues and special performances happening, SantaCon organizers are asking for a small donation to obtain passes for entry into all of the official parties.

Get your tickets to the Official SantaCon NYC events here!

What: Official SantaCon

Location: Midtown & East Village

When: Saturday, December 8 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tickets: Make your donation here

[Featured image source: Photo Modified: Flickr / Anthony Quintano / CC by 2.0]

(Visited 16 times, 1 visits today)


You May Also Like

Wine Riot Returns To NYC With Hundred Of Fresh Wines To Try Next Weekend

In its eighth year, Wine Riot is expanding its tasting tour to six U.S. cities, including New York ...

Pop-Up Magazine is a “Sensation,” the Definition of Unmissable

In a world where everything is recorded and replayed ad nauseam, this show in NYC truly offers an ...

NYC Ski Plans That Will Take You From Sub-Zero To Hero

Sick of slipping and sliding on the icy streets of NYC? Time to take control of the snow. ...

';return t.replace("ID",e)+a}function lazyLoadYoutubeIframe(){var e=document.createElement("iframe"),t="";t+=0===this.dataset.query.length?'':'&'+this.dataset.query;e.setAttribute("src",t.replace("ID",,e.setAttribute("frameborder","0"),e.setAttribute("allowfullscreen","1"),this.parentNode.replaceChild(e,this)}document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded",function(){var e,t,a=document.getElementsByClassName("rll-youtube-player");for(t=0;t