This year, in the US all roads lead to midtown Manhattan when the 2018 Rockefeller Christmas tree lighting happens on Wednesday, November 28, 2018with a special televised ceremony on NBC from 7 - 9PM ET.
With all that's happening around the holidays, Christmas Day may be a let-down, but we've got it covered with "What's Open Christmas Day 2018?" including tips on restaurant reservations plus what to see and do -- including which holiday movie blockbusters you'll want to see opening nationwide Christmas Day 2018.
Just up ahead, take the world tour to watch the holidays sparkle with Christmas spectaculars, parades, special shows for the kids, holiday markets and food fairs...
More about Christmas shows & attractions around the Web:
Christmas Town USA - The little town of McAdenville, North Carolina takes on national stature for the holidays, ablaze with light in their own Christmas spectacular - including photos, background history and schedule.
San Diego Bay Parade of Lights - The annual Calilfornia celebration spectacular with boat owners decking the halls
in mid-December. Check out photos of past shows along with this year's schedule, a downloadable participant entry form and related info.
Christmas and Boxing Day in London - The annual traditions with complete list of what's on and happening in the capital including the Trafalgar Square Tree Lighting, shopping, concerts, contact & travel details.
Christmas in Paris - An engaging guide to the City of Light during the holidays with a must-see list of store windows, Christmas tree displays, restaurants and cafes
with contact details, maps and directions.