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Santa Claus Swaps North Pole for New York Marriott Marquis

by Mary Melnick

Nov 9, 2023

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Destinations / North America

With Santa Claus making his way to town soon, family travelers better be on their best behavior. This year, Santa sets up his North Pole headquarters at New York Marriott Marquis so he can keep a better eye on travelers. The Big Man in Red will check into the hotel and work with the hotel’s team to bring the magic of the season to each and every guest who walks through the doors during the holiday season.


Set to arrive Dec. 1, Santa brings his trusty elves, Christmas carolers, dancers and reindeer to ring in the holiday season with 12 Days of Festive Fun. New York Marriott Marquis takes pride in going all out every holiday season, and this year will be better than ever. Santa will host a Very Merry Christmas brunch and pose for pictures, as well as check off gifts from guests’ wish lists.


From creating candy houses to sipping hot cocoa, singing Christmas carols from eight stories above Times Square to decorating cookies with Mrs. Claus, the holiday spirit and experiences at New York Marriott Marquis are never ending.


“We are honored to host the holiday season’s biggest VIP,” said Dan Nadeau, general manager, New York Marriott Marquis. “In between tree lightings and holiday happenings around the city, Santa will be delivering special experiences to our guests, rich with all the magic of the season and we’ll be making sure he is enjoying the utmost in comfort ahead of his big day. Chef has already started to prepare the kitchens to make sure we are well stocked with sweet treats for Santa and carrots for his reindeer.”


For the full schedule of 12 Days of Festive Fun, visit the hotel’s website.


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