‘Tis the season to be jolly and our Hiltons of New York are giving you plenty of reason to be extra jolly this holiday season. From skating with figure skating superstars, to classic feasts, to not so silent nights, and seasonal cocktails, to healthy mocktails, there is something for everyone this holiday season, at Hilton.

Spirits of Christmas Present

Hop in board a sleigh ride of delight, for a one-way trip to Santa’s work shop with New York Hilton Midtown’s The North Pole Cocktail. Available at the Bridges Bar, this drink is handcrafted with homemade hot chocolate, made from three different kinds of dark and milk chocolates from Jacques Torres and Italian milk. It features Peppermint Schnapps and is garnished with a toasted marshmallow mountain, Jacques Torres Chocolate, and a crushed peppermint bark trim.

“This cocktail is perfect for chocolate-lovers looking to satisfy a sweet tooth,” says Jen West, assistant director of food and beverage at New York Hilton Midtown. “Not to mention, those looking to stay warm during the chilly fall season here in the Big Apple. This hand-crafted drink is constructed to not only look reminiscent of the North Pole from our favorite holiday movies, but at the first sip, chocolate-enthusiasts will be ready to certainly kick-off the holiday season.”

The North Pole & Winter Wonderland Cocktails at New York Hilton Midtown

Plan a winter escape for your taste buds! Bridges Bar also features the Winter Wonderland cocktail. This icy blue cocktail is made with organic vanilla vodka, coconut rum, Blue Curacao, and pineapple berry juice. The cocktail is garnished beautifully with coconut shavings, perfect for a snowy day in your New York wonderland.

For a healthier alternative to holiday cocktails, Conrad New York Downtown will be offering holiday spirited mocktails. The Midtown Mule is concocted of ginger beer, pineapple and lime, putting a zing in your step this season.

Midtown Mule at Conrad New York Downtown

Look for something a bit sweeter to satisfy your Sugarplum Fairy dreams? Sip merrily on a Pomegranate Nojito made from pomegranate, blueberry, mint, and lime.

Eat. Sleep. Skate.

Prepare for the ultimate New York winter experience. Conrad New York Downtown is offering a Skate with the Greats package featuring an overnight stay for two and skating with former U.S. Olympic Skaters Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov at The Rink at Brookfield Place.

The package also includes dinner for two at ATRIO, autographed photos from Melissa and Denis, $100 Brookfield Place gift card and goodie bag. Perfect for couples or those with kids who dream of Olympic gold, book this once in a lifetime opportunity with Conrad New York Downtown now.

Festive Dining Delights

The holidays are in full swing! Our New York hotels and restaurants are rolling out the red carpet and silver tinsel for meals and events that are bound to put you in the holiday spirit!

On December 11th, the Mingle & Jingle party returns to Nicorta’s Ballroom at Hilton Garden Inn New York/Staten Island for its 18th year. Small groups or individuals can celebrate the holidays in a big way. With a premium open bar, gourmet buffet, and dancing, your evening is bound to be filled with old friends, new friends, and a good time. Tickets are $69.95 and can be booked online at PartyEatStay.com or by calling 718-477-2400 x3418.

Lorenzo's Ballroom at Hilton Garden Inn New York/Staten Island

Hilton Garden Inn New York/Staten Island will also be hosting Feast of the Fishes on December 24th. This Italian Christmas tradition will be offered as a four-course sit down dinner in Lorenzo’s Restaurant. Featuring special dishes from land and sea, guests can enjoy live Italian and Holiday music from 5:00pm – 8:30pm. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 718-477-2400 x5.

ATRIO at Conrad New York Downtown presents a Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menu, featuring whole roasted prime rib with potato strudel, caramelized onions, and heirloom carrots. Save room for dessert! ATRIO offers options to satisfy the sweetest of sweet-tooths with pumpkin cheesecake, Chantilly cream, and white chocolate raspberry bread pudding. For reservations, call 646-769-4250 or book through OpenTable.


Whether you are visiting the city to make new traditions, or celebrating old ones, with family or with friends, stay with Hilton. With over 50 hotels in the New York City area, let us be your home for the holidays this season.

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