Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, it's helpful to know what's open on the holiday.
DNAinfo New York has gathered a handful of those spots like restaurants and movie theaters throughout the city, along with some reminders about how the holiday will affect some basic services:
► Christmas Day Service Changes
• There will be no trash or recycling collection on Christmas Day. The Department of Sanitation recommends that you set out garbage after 4 p.m. on Dec. 25 for collection the following morning. Recycling should be held for collection the following week.
• Alternate side parking rules will be suspended on Christmas Day.
• Because Christmas Day falls on a Sunday, the USPS will not deliver mail on the holiday or Monday, Dec. 26.
The restaurants will be serving brunch from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Christmas dinner from 6 to 11 p.m.
If you're craving something different from the traditional Christmas dinner, you're in luck. Haru is open from 2 to 11 p.m. on Christmas.
This restaurant will be open for a $60 per person prix fixe dinner on Christmas.
This contemporary American eatery is offering a three-course prix fixe menu for $80 if you'd like someone else to do the cooking. It will be open from 2 to 8 p.m.
This Parisian-inspired bistro, which seats 75, will serve an la carte brunch, including the Frogger burger, avocado toast and cast-iron steak and eggs from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
5 Napkin Burger will have a holiday happy hour from 10 to 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, with $7 cocktails, $6 craft beers, $3 sliders and tuna tostones. The happy hour will happen at all of its locations.
New York City's skating rinks will be ready for skaters looking to hit the ice and burn off some of those holiday cookies on Christmas Day. Here's where you can head
• The Rink at Rockefeller Center, Midtown
• Lasker Rink, Central Park, south of 110th Street and Lenox Avenue park entrance, Harlem
• Wollman Rink, Central Park at 63rd Street, Upper East Side
• The Rink at Bryant Park, between 40th and 42nd streets at Fifth Avenue, Midtown
• Abe Stark Rink, Coney Island Boardwalk and West 19th Street, Coney Island
• LeFrak Center at Lakeside, Prospect Park near Parkside and Ocean Avenue entrance
• World Ice Arena, Avery Avenue and 131st Street, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
• WWII Veterans War Memorial Ice Skating Rink, Clove Lakes Park, Castleton Corner
From "Rogue One: a Star Wars Story" to the latest independent flick, these theaters will be screening movies on Christmas Day.
• Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg
• Regal Cinemas Union Square 14, 850 Broadway, Union Square
• UA Staten Island Stadium 16 & RPX, 2474 Forest Ave., Graniteville
• East 86th St. Cinema, 210 E. 86th St., Upper East Side
• Apple Store, 767 Fifth Ave., Midtown East
Open 24 hours
Check back for updates to this article as the holiday gets closer.