Trivia: In the scene where Kevin is first entering the Plaza, he stops to ask a man where he might find the lobby. The man Kevin stops is Donald Trump, owner of the Plaza.
Trivia: Right before the camera shows Kevin walk up to Mr. Duncan to pay for his things, it shows a man and his baby. The man is really Chris Columbus (the director of the movie) with his daughter (Eleanor Columbus) who later played Susan Bones in the first two Harry Potter movies.
Trivia: The studio spent a fortune on fake snow to use in Central Park, only for a real blizzard to descend during filming.
Trivia: All the children from the toy store were allowed to keep a toy as part of their pay.
Trivia: Chris Columbus recalls during filming, "I was up on 140th Street in Harlem. It was three in the morning, and I was walking to get a cup of coffee. These two young kids come up to me and they said, "What's the name of the movie?" I said "Home Alone 2" and they said, "What do you do?" and I said "I'm the director", they said, "Oh, you're John Hughes."