Park update: The Interim Walkway at the Western Rail Yards (between 30th & 34th Streets) will be closed to the public on June 12 & 13.

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To meet the demands of our busiest time of the year, we ask all friends of the High Line to help us raise a total of $30,000—$1,000 for each block of our 1.5-mile-long park along Manhattan’s West Side.

Take the holidays to new heights near the High Line

December 20, 2023

The High Line isn’t the only reason to visit Manhattan’s West Side this holiday season. Here are five other fun stops to make on your winter adventure to the park.

Genesis House Winter Programming Launch Event with a Genesis car

Futuristic wonderland at Genesis House
This holiday season, Genesis House, which is just steps from the High Line’s 14th Street entrance, has been converted into a festive and futuristic wonderland. Visit to engage with robotic canines and other innovative technology, and experience the designer showroom with vehicles decked out for the holiday season. Best of all, enjoy their interactive light display on the terrace garden and then take a moment to sip a winter-themed cocktail or indulge in a modern take on traditional Korean cuisine at the Genesis House Restaurant.

The public can experience it all Sunday, Tuesday – Wednesday from 11am – 9pm and Thursday – Saturday from 11am – 10pm until January 8. Genesis House is located just steps from the High Line at 40 Tenth Avenue, between 13th and 14th Streets.

Snow people at Gansevoort Plaza

Snow people in Gansevoort Plaza
Even if the forecast doesn’t show snow for the holidays, you can still experience some seasonal magic with the Meatpacking District’s new snow friends. Through January 14, check out an installation of snow people ready for their close-ups in Gansevoort Plaza along 9thNinth Avenue and Gansevoort Street.

A cup with hot chocolate and marshmallows

Christmas pix and free hot cocoa at The Standard Plaza
The Standard is hosting a weekly Christmas classic movie marathon, complete with free hot cocoa. On Christmas day, hop on over to The Standard Plaza for outdoor screenings of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Elf, and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. The Standard Plaza is located at 848 Washington Street between 13th and 14th Streets.

O'Toole's restaurant

A modern take on vintage New York at O’Toole’s Way
Situated where the High Line meets Hudson Yards, stop by after a stroll for some sticky toffee pudding, an Irish affogato, or Irish American-influenced seasonal treats at this eatery and bar dedicated to celebrating vintage New York. Take in the view overlooking the High Line from their year-round terrace while you do. Lunch is served every day from 11am – 5pm. O’Toole’s Way is located at 518 West 30th Street, and you can book a table at

A musician plays at Chelsea Market

Live music and unique gifts at Chelsea Market
Not only does Chelsea Market offer a fabulous assortment of last-minute gifts at its wide range of shops, such as Pearl River Mart, Posman Books, and Artists & Fleas, but it also serves up live music from Sean Grissom every Wednesday from noon – 3pm in the Main Concourse or outside on 15th Street. Buy some stocking stuffers and then tap your toes at either location. Enter Chelsea Market directly under the High Line on 10th Avenue between 15th and 16th Streets or on the opposite side at 75 9th Avenue.


Genesis is the Presenting Automotive Partner of the High Line

Genesis logo

Additional funding to the High Line also provided by Hudson Yards and The Standard.

Photo credits: MATTE Projects, O’Toole’s, Chelsea Market


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