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Ultimate Guide: NYC Holiday Activities to Elevate Your Festive Spirit

Community • December 7, 2023

Unleash your holiday spirit after a heart-pounding workout at one of our three boutique HIIT & Strength fitness studios nestled in the heart of NYC – the Upper East Side, Flatiron, or Upper West Side. After getting your FHIX, we’ve curated a festive guide to immerse you in the magic of the city. Join us as we explore enchanting holiday activities near our studios, ensuring your post-workout adventures are filled with all the sparkle of New York’s holiday spirit.

Upper East Side

Get a challenging and endorphin-boosting workout at our Upper East Side Studio on East 76th St. (Between 1st and 2nd Avenues) then hit some of these holiday hot spots:

  • Fifth Avenue Stroll: Take a winter walk or subway to Fifth Avenue to enjoy the stunning holiday window displays at iconic stores like Bergdorf Goodman, Tiffany & Co., and Saks Fifth Avenue.
  • Ice Skating in Central Park: Glide across the ice at Wollman Rink in Central Park for a quintessential winter experience.
  • Holiday Lights: Explore the beautiful holiday lights at places like Park Avenue, Madison Avenue, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which often features stunning displays.
    Upper West Side

    Feel ready to conquer the day after your HIIT & Strength workout at our Upper West Side Studio on 584 Columbus Avenue at 88th Street then make your way to these festive activities:

    • Lincoln Center Performances: Enjoy special holiday performances at Lincoln Center, including concerts, ballets, and theatrical shows.
    • Tavern on the Green: Have a festive meal or drink at Tavern on the Green surrounded by beautiful decorations.
    • Plant Shed: The perfect festive and cozy spot for a coffee. Along with a great selection of holiday greens, gifts, flowers, and café offerings.
    • Columbus Circle Holiday Market: Visit the Columbus Circle Holiday Market, where you can find unique gifts, crafts, and seasonal treats.

        Join us for a Flatiron FHIX on 19th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues and get ready to explore one of our favorite neighborhoods.

        • Holiday Shopping: Explore the shops along Fifth Avenue, including flagship stores and boutiques, for unique holiday gifts and seasonal shopping.
        • Madison Square Park: Visit Madison Square Park for festive decorations and enjoy the annual holiday installation and light displays.
        • Eataly’s Holiday Market: Experience the festive atmosphere at Eataly, where you can find Italian holiday treats, gourmet gifts, and seasonal specialties.
        • Union Square Holiday Market: Head to nearby Union Square for an extensive holiday market with artisanal goods, crafts, and food vendors.
        • Ralph’s Coffee: Warm up with a seasonal latte. Head to Ralph’s for the perfect post workout treat and energy boost.

        Ready to join us for some holiday HIIT at one of our 3 studios? Learn more here.

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