Radio City’s Santa Claus brings 6th Ave. in Midtown to a screeching halt

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NEW YORK (PIX11) -- It may be the middle of August, but it didn’t stop the holiday season from rolling down Sixth Avenue Thursday.

Santa Claus and his troop of Rockettes brought a taste of “Christmas in August“ outside Radio City Music Hall, stopping traffic  along the busy avenue with 2 Christmas classics.

The holiday festivities were all about revving up the upcoming season for Radio City’s Christmas Spectacular.

While Christmas is over four months away, it didn’t stop onlookers from taking a moment to enjoy the show.

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular kicks off the season on November 7th through December 31.