Vanessa Williams & Friends: Christmas in New York is a Christmas special that aired on ABC on December 1, 1996.

Vanessa Williams hosts an evening of classic Christmas songs in Radio City Music Hall with an assortment of special guests, including Savion Glover, Rosie O'Donnell and Elmo.

O'Donnell and Elmo appear during the special's opening number, "Do You Hear What I Hear?," singing a verse from a side balcony. They appear later in the special to perform a duet of "White Christmas."