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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

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Dec15

Holiday Tinker Festival & Tree Lighting

at Lewis H Latimer HouseQueens This is an Accessible location

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

Best For
Kids
Dec15

Christmas Tree Lighting

at Brower ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Please join the Friends of Brower Park, along with Council Member Robert Cornegy, and Crown Heights North Association for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting.
Free!

Friday, December 20, 2019

Dec20

Lady Moody Triangle Holiday Tree Lighting

at Lady Moody TriangleBrooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Celebrate the holidays with a tree lighting surrounded by Santa, sweets, and songs!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dec21

Morningside Park Tree Lighting

at North Lawn (in Morningside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Morningside for a tree lighting, holiday storytelling, and a sing-along in the park!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Dec22

Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn

at Grand Army PlazaBrooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for kids.
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec22

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza (in Central Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
See the lighting of the world's largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza, south of Central Park!
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, December 23, 2019

Dec23

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza (in Central Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
See the lighting of the world's largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza, south of Central Park!
Free!

Dec23

Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn

at Grand Army PlazaBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for kids.
Free!

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Dec24

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza (in Central Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
See the lighting of the world's largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza, south of Central Park!
Free!

Dec24

Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn

at Grand Army PlazaBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for kids.
Free!

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Dec25

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza (in Central Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
See the lighting of the world's largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza, south of Central Park!
Free!

Dec25

Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn

at Grand Army PlazaBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for kids.
Free!

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Dec26

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza (in Central Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
See the lighting of the world's largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza, south of Central Park!
Free!

Dec26

Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn

at Grand Army PlazaBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for kids.
Free!

Friday, December 27, 2019

Dec27

Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn

at Grand Army PlazaBrooklyn

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for kids.
Free!

Dec27

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza (in Central Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
See the lighting of the world's largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza, south of Central Park!
Free!

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Dec28

Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn

at Grand Army PlazaBrooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for kids.
Free!

Dec28

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza (in Central Park)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See the lighting of the world's largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza, south of Central Park!
Free!

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Dec29

Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn

at Grand Army PlazaBrooklyn

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for kids.
Free!

Dec29

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza (in Central Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
See the lighting of the world's largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza, south of Central Park!
Free!

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