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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 11 events
from November 28, 2014 to December 31, 2014
in Festivals (x) category

Monday, December 1, 2014

Dec 1

15th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square

at Dante Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The celebration begins with the lighting of the Upper West Side Holiday Tree in Dante Park.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Food, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Dec 2

Winter Village Tree Lighting

at The Rink at Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Join us for the 9th annual Tree Lighting Show at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park!
Category: Festivals, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Dec 4

18th Annual Central Park Holiday Lighting

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the season at our 18th Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, watch a live ice carving demonstration, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up…
Category: Festivals, Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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Event

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dec 6

St. Nicholas Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore NYC’s oldest house and experience the Dutch tradition of Sinterklaas which evolved into the American tradition of Santa Claus, with traditional music, treats, stories, & crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, History, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dec 7

Colonial Christmas

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Enjoy free hot apple cider and cookies, and a grand candle-lighting illumination.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Festivals, History, Kids, Markets, Tours, Food, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Seniors, Holiday Lightings

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Winter Solstice Celebration and Tree Lighting

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live musical performances, arts and crafts, photos with Santa, sales in our Holiday Marketplace, and a tree lighting ceremony.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Dec 9

Madison Square Holiday 2014

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join the Madison Square Park Conservancy in celebrating the holidays as they honor over 100 years of holiday tree tradition in Madison Square Park.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Dec10

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The sparkling lights on the resplendent tree will be turned on to mark the beginning of festive winter evenings.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec13

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Tree lighting, live entertainment and more!
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Seniors, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Dec24

Christmas Eve Caroling

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Rob Susman Brass Quartet and the revelers from all over the city will gather to sing out the familiar tunes.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

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