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Holiday Lightings

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Come join us as we switch the holiday lights on in celebration of the season. Enjoy caroling, treats, tree lightings, special visits from Santa, and more! Continue the celebration indoors at our Winter Holidays events, and be sure to read our history of holiday celebrations in parks before heading to the event of your choice!

Holiday Lightings Events

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Dec 18

Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza , Manhattan

5:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-high, gold-colored, 4,000-pound steel holiday icon at Grand Army Plaza to kick off the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Free!

Dec 18

Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Free!

Friday, December 19, 2014

Dec 19

Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza , Manhattan

3:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-high, gold-colored, 4,000-pound steel holiday icon at Grand Army Plaza to kick off the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Free!

Dec 19

Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Arch at Grand Army Plaza (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

3:30 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Free!

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Dec 20

Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Arch at Grand Army Plaza (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Free!

Dec 20

Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-high, gold-colored, 4,000-pound steel holiday icon at Grand Army Plaza to kick off the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Free!

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Dec 21

Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza , Manhattan

5:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-high, gold-colored, 4,000-pound steel holiday icon at Grand Army Plaza to kick off the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Free!

Dec 21

Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Free!

Monday, December 22, 2014

Dec 22

Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza , Manhattan

5:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-high, gold-colored, 4,000-pound steel holiday icon at Grand Army Plaza to kick off the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Free!

Dec 22

Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Free!

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Dec 23

Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza , Manhattan

5:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-high, gold-colored, 4,000-pound steel holiday icon at Grand Army Plaza to kick off the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Free!

Dec 23

Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Free!

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