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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, December 2, 2019

Dec 2

Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square

at Dante ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy free entertainment, family fun, outdoor food tastings, a tree lighting at Dante Park, and more!

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Dec 7

Sinterklaas - St. Nicholas Day & Tree Lighting

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come meet Sinterklaas at the Wyckoff House Museum! Sip hot cider, try your hand at colonial games, create a holiday pomander, dress the tree for the tree lighting, and more!

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Dec 7

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).

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Saturday, December 14, 2019


Celebrate Saint Nicholas

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come learn about the history of Saint Nicholas Day through a special eye-spy tour of the house, craft projects, games, and hot chocolate around our campfire.

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