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Park Avenue Tree Lighting

Sunday, December 8, 2019

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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The tradition of lighting trees on Park Avenue began in 1945 when several Park Avenue families wanted a special way to honor those men and women who had died in World War II. Today the illuminated trees – which appear on the malls between 54th and 97th Streets – remain a symbol of peace and a reminder of the sacrifices made to attain it.

The trees will be lit on the evening of Sunday, December 8, following a ceremony outside the Brick Presbyterian Church.

Location

Park Avenue and 91st Street
Outside of the Brick Presbyterian Church
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

The Fund for Park Avenue,

Categories

History, Holiday Lightings

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