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New York City is filled with celebrations of all types. From Coney Island's Mermaid Parade to the Dance Parade, and beyond, parades and festivals large and small bring joy to people of all ages and interests.

Festivals Events

Monday, November 30, 2015

Nov 30

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.

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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.

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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,…

Must See

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.

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Saturday, December 12, 2015

Dec 12

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.

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