Throughout the year, the Rockefeller Center Channel Gardens blooms in uniquely themed plant installations that transform with the seasons. From an ocean of Tulips to a Weeping Willow forest, The Channel Gardens brings refreshing surprises, you simply have to keep coming back. The Rose Garden will be on display beginning May 1.
MICRO’s Smallest Mollusk Museum, a 6-foot-tall science museum that contains 15 multimedia exhibitions, will be displayed on the concourse level of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, from Wednesday, April 4 – Sunday, April 29. The museum features two miniature movie theaters, a full-sized holographic aquarium filled with creatures, and a variety of exhibits exploring the evolution of mollusks, their physical traits, behaviors, and their similarities with people. An online audio tour and e-book accompany the museum. The museum is free and open to the public.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City. The 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree was lit for the first time on Wednesday, November 28, with live performances from 7–9pm, at Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th and West 51st Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Thousands crowded the sidewalks for the event and millions watched it live across the globe. The Tree will remain lit and can be viewed until 9pm on January 7, 2019.