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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 5 events
from November 29, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Festivals (x) category

Monday, November 30, 2015


16th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square

at Dante Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come to New York's largest holiday festival. The celebration begins with the lighting of the Upper West Side Holiday Tree in Dante Park.
Category: Concerts, Art, Festivals, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Dec 1

Tree Lighting Skate-tacular

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Danny Aiello, Nancy Kerrigan, Brian Boitano and Johnny Weir star in Tree Lighting Skate-tacular on December 1.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, Markets, Theater, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

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Saturday, December 5, 2015

Dec 5

St. Nicholas Day at the Wyckoff House Museum

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore New York City’s oldest house and experience the Dutch tradition of Sinterklaas which evolved into the American tradition of Santa Claus, with colonial music, treats,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town

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Sunday, December 6, 2015

Dec 6

Winter Solstice Celebration & Tree Lighting

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get into the holiday spirit with fun for the whole family! Enjoy live music, botanical crafts, farden tours and a tree lighting.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Kids, Tours, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town

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Saturday, December 12, 2015


Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at West 125 Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party with live music, decoration making, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors, Holiday Lightings

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