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Son of a nutcracker! Celebrate ‘Elf”s 20-year anniversary with Movie Sites Tour

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Ferrell at the ‘Elf’ premiere in 2003 – Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images

Believe it or not, Jon Favreau‘s holiday classic Elf turns 20 years old on November 7, and On Location Tours, which takes visitors to the real-life locations they’ve seen in movies and TV, is helping to celebrate.

On that day starting at 2 p.m. in New York City, the company will let its riders see the magical movie in a new way, taking them through Manhattan to retrace the steps of Will Ferrell‘s Buddy the Elf.

Key locations include the Empire State Building, where Buddy obsessed over those elevator buttons; Central Park’s Pinebank Arch, home to Buddy’s epic snowball fight; Macy’s, where Buddy worked, and the park’s Bethesda Terrace, where Buddy and Santa made their sleigh escape from the Central Park Rangers at the movie’s climax.

To boot, their tour guide will be dressed like Buddy. There are also private tour options for the really Elf-obsessed. Find out more information onlocationtours.com.

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