25th Annual Central Park Holiday Lighting

Thu Dec 2, 2021
5:30pm ET
All
Free

See the flotilla of trees on the Harlem Meer get lit for the season at this annual favorite. Visitors can 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 the tree lighting.

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