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Holiday Lightings

Washington Square Park tree lighting

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 13, 2018

Dec13

Community Tree Lighting

at Hill Street GardenStaten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come join gardeners and the community this holiday season at the Hill Street Garden! They will be holding a tree lighting event with hot chocolate, snacks, singing, and…
Free!

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Dec14

Al Smith Holiday Celebration

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for various holiday-themed arts and crafts, activities, and a tree lighting. Feel free to join in for a holiday song sing along as well!
Free!

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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Dec15

5th Annual Amersfort Park Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

at Amersfort Park Fountain (in Amersfort Park)Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please join Friends of Amersfort Park for this year’s Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration.
Free!

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Dec16

Christmas Tinker Festival & Tree Lighting

at Lewis H Latimer HouseQueens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday with fun tinkering, tree lighting, hot cocoa, and music!
Free!

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Kids
Dec16

Westerleigh Park Christmas Tree Lighting

at Westerleigh ParkStaten Island

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Please join the Westerleigh Parks Coalition for the annual tree lighting featuring the Port Richmond High School Marching Band, the P.S. 29 Chorus, and special guest Santa Claus!
Free!

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Dec22

Winter Wonderland

at Continental Place and Grandview Avenue (in The Big Park)Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please join the Mariners Harbor Community for photos with Santa, a community tree lighting, toy giveaway, and more!
Free!

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Kids

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