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23rd Annual Central Park Holiday Lighting

Thursday, December 5, 2019

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.

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Celebrate the season at our 23rd Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies. The evening concludes with lighting a flotilla of trees on the Harlem Meer.

The event is rain, snow, or shine.

Registration is not required, but let us know you are coming.


Charles A. Dana Discovery Center in Central Park Accessible
110th Street between Lenox Avenue and Fifth Avenue
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Event Organizer

Central Park Conservancy,

Contact Number

(212) 310-6675

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