NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:06:39 GMT <![CDATA[18th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/27/18th-annual-winters-eve-at-lincoln-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/27/18th-annual-winters-eve-at-lincoln-square Date: November 27, 2017

Lincoln Square Business Improvement District and presenting sponsor, Time Warner, Inc., will host the 18th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square – New York’s largest holiday festival!

Join legendary artists, up-and-coming musicians, dancers, street performers and more as we welcome the holiday season and light up the Upper West Side with an evening of music, food, dancing and fun for everyone.

Tree Lighting
The celebration begins with the lighting of the Upper West Side Holiday Tree in Dante Park at Broadway and 63rd Street and continues along Broadway from Time Warner Center to 70th Street.

Entertainment
Lincoln Square’s sidewalks and public spaces will come alive with music, performers, processional groups, jugglers, stilt-walkers and more, making for a festive fun-filled evening along the streets of this dynamic Upper West Side neighborhood.

Foodies and Holiday Cheer
Over 30 of Lincoln Square’s finest restaurants and eateries will offer food tastings at nominal cost ($1 to $4) at three separate outdoor locations from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Dozens of local stores and neighborhood institutions will host activities and holiday cheer throughout the evening.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 581-3774

Location: Dante Park

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<![CDATA[Central Park Holiday Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/30/central-park-holiday-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/30/central-park-holiday-lighting Date: November 30, 2017

Celebrate the season at our 21st Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, watch a live ice carving demonstration, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies. The event concludes with lighting a flotilla of trees on the Harlem Meer.

Schedule of Events

  • 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Photos with Santa (please bring your own camera)
  • 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Caroling and Lighting Ceremony

Free family fun; no organized groups, please. Rain, snow, or shine. Strollers are not allowed on the Plaza. Stroller parking will be provided. This event, organized by the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy, is made possible by conEdison, our founding sponsor.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6675

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-11-30 2017-11-30 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a0db459d535f.jpg Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:14:53 EST