Central Park Holiday Lighting
Thursday, November 30, 2017
5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.
Celebrate the season at our 21st Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, watch a live ice carving demonstration, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies. The event concludes with lighting a flotilla of trees on the Harlem Meer.
Schedule of Events
- 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Photos with Santa (please bring your own camera)
- 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Caroling and Lighting Ceremony
Free family fun; no organized groups, please. Rain, snow, or shine. Strollers are not allowed on the Plaza. Stroller parking will be provided. This event, organized by the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy, is made possible by conEdison, our founding sponsor.