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The 2009 Radio City Christmas Spectacular Opening Night


Are you planning on seeing the 2009 Radio City Christmas Spectacular? Celebrities like Paula Abdul, Nikki Blonsky and Steve Shrippa were front and center opening night.

During the festivities, The Garden of Dreams Foundation – a non-profit charity that works closely with all areas of Madison Square Garden to “make dreams come true for children in crisis,” was  honored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America with the Chris Grecious Award.



The award acknowledged exceptional dedication to the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s mission by helping grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

The 2009 Radio City Christmas Spectacular will continue to amaze patrons both young and old who have made this cherished production America’s #1 holiday show. For 77 years, the Christmas Spectacular has been a holiday tradition, making Radio City the ultimate Christmas destination for families everywhere. With dynamic Rockette performances, breathtaking special effects, dazzling costumes and astounding scenes, audiences of all ages will experience a whirlwind of Christmas joy in New York City without ever having to leave their seats!

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.