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, November 29, 2018
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the season at our Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies.
Saturday, December 1, 2018
at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Join Central Astoria LDC on the Great Lawn at Astoria Park for music, train rides, refreshments, the holiday tree lighting, and much more!
Saturday, December 8, 2018
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).