You can visit Mariah Carey's Christmas Penthouse – and we couldn't think of anything more festive

Two lucky fans will be invited for a festive happy hour by the Queen of Christmas herself

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As if we could not be more excited for Christmas this year, Mariah Carey (a.k.a. the 'Queen of Christmas') will be hosting two lucky fans for Happy Hour at her NYC penthouse which is, of course, fully decorated for the festive season. 

The 'Ultimate Holiday Experience' will welcome fans to New York City for three nights to experience the singer's favorite sights and experiences the city has to offer before culminating in a night in at the star's private penthouse with drinks and a festive photoshoot. 

Although we are usually ones for Christmas traditions, this is certainly an event we would be willing to break away from the norm for.

Here, we tour Mariah Carey's Christmas penthouse in the iconic Plaza Hotel in NYC.

Exclusively on, the experience will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

'Christmas in New York is an experience of a lifetime, so I partnered with to create a special holiday-themed travel experience in my hometown during the most wonderful time of the year,' Carey said in a statement with the travel marketplace. 'For one time only, I’m giving two fans the opportunity to have an unforgettable and magical extravaganza! I hope the bookers will enjoy the chance to see my concert at Madison Square Garden, visit the Top of the Rock, eat at my favorite restaurants, and stay at a luxurious NYC hotel.'

Mariah Carey's Penthouse - the Moroccan room decorated for christmas

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Full of over-the-top Christmas decor ideas, the Christmas penthouse is lavishly lit by impressive Christmas light ideas. The star of the show (besides Mariah herself) is the cozy Moroccan room in the star's personal living quarters, with wall mirrors surrounded by gorgeous garlands and an almost excessive amount of fairy lights.

Mariah Carey's Penthouse - the morroccon room in mariah careys penthouse

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The space offers the ultimate cozy corner ideas with luxuriously layered faux fur rugs and several throw cushions making this a room we would love to hunker down in over the cold New York winter. 

Despite the room's architecturally Morrocan influences, the space certainly matches Mariah's personal description of the penthouse as her own 'Winter Wonderland'.

Mariah Carey's Penthouse - the terrace with firepit

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Far from your traditional Christmas fireplace ideas, the outside terrace offers not only spectacular views of the city from its prime location on 5th Avenue but also a roaring outdoor fire pit – perfect for cozying up with a cocktail in December. 

Mariah Carey's Penthouse - views across the city from the terrace

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It would not be a Mariah Carey penthouse without some Christmas patio ideas to tie the space together. 

The outdoor Christmas decor ideas are illuminated by even more festive fairy lights and an array of small Christmas trees and forms the perfect backdrop for the photo shoot with the star. 

Mariah Carey's Penthouse - the entryway

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It is not only the areas where guests will be granted access to that have been styled for the holidays, however, with the entire million-dollar apartment decked out in well-lit Christmas decor ideas.  

Mariah Carey's Penthouse he exterior of the fairmont hotel

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Booking opens at 5 pm Eastern Time on December 14th with tickets only $20.19 in honor of the year Carey's Christmas hit 'All I Want for Christmas is You' reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. 


The Christmas Princess (The Adventures of Little Mariah) available on Amazon – was $18.99, now $13.65

The Christmas Princess (The Adventures of Little Mariah) available on Amazon – was $18.99, now $13.65

Mariah Carey, adored by fans around the world, has brought forth a unique, heartwarming, and modern fairy tale with The Christmas Princess, starring Little Mariah! Like her record-breaking, globally adored song “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” this story is an instant and inclusive family holiday classic.

Chiana Dickson
Content Editor

Chiana has been at Homes & Gardens for two years, having started her journey in interior journalism as part of the graduate program. She spends most of her time producing content for the Solved section of the website, helping readers get the most out of their homes through clever decluttering, cleaning, and tidying tips – many of which she tests and reviews herself in her home in Lancaster to ensure they will consistently deliver for her readers and dabbles in the latest design trends. She also has a first-class degree in Literature from Lancaster University.