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Rockettes celebrate Santa’s 30th year in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular

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Santa Claus, children from the Garden of Dreams Foundation and the Radio City Rockettes celebrated Santa’s 30th year flying in from the North Pole for the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes. Santa also mad a special announcement about how he and the Rockettes are making time for joy this holiday season by donating tickets to the Garden of Dreams Foundation in front of larger-than-life Christmas gifts on Sixth Avenue.

To celebrate this initiative, there was a special choir performance of “Deck The Halls” and “Jingle Bells” by the Children’s Aid Society, a partner organization of Garden of Dreams. The Garden of Dreams Foundation is Madison Square Garden’s not-for-profit charity that helps children facing obstacles. The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, presented by Chase, is running now through January 2, 2017. Tickets for the 2016 Christmas Spectacular are on sale now at www.rockettes.com/christmas and at the Radio City box office.

Embraced by generations of families, the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes is a one-of-a-kind tradition where the unmistakable spirit of Christmas in New York comes alive. The 2016 production of the Christmas Spectacular features stunning Rockettes dance numbers, spectacular costumes and state-of-the-art technology. The Radio City Rockettes are a legendary dance company and have been a part of the fabric of New York City for decades. Since their debut in the Christmas Spectacular in 1933, the Rockettes have danced into the hearts of millions and spread joy to people of all ages. Their precision technique continues to inspire fans across generations and their talent and athleticism is unrivaled.