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Holiday on the HudsonDec 10, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm125th Street and Marginal Street

Join Summer on the Hudson & Riverside Park Conservancy on Saturday December 10th for our annual holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, and hot chocolate (while supplies last & please bring your reusable mug).

Event Schedule

  • 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. - The Harlem Swing Dance Society performs and leads a dance lesson with the crowd (wear comfortable shoes and join in).
  • 5:30 p.m. - Join in to throw the switch to light the tree!
  • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Barnard Bacchantae sings seasonal and popular songs.
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Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest ParkDec 10, 11 am - 12:30 pmCentral Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate

Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy tour guides, and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer!

Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, the Children’s District, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

There are a few inclines. The tour starts inside the Park at the Central Park Conservancy kiosk at Merchants Gate (Central Park South/59th Street and Central Park West.) Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. 

For weather cancellation, ticket and other policies, please review Central Park's Conservancy's policies carefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.

Winter Wildlife ViewingDec 10, 9 am - 10:30 amAlbert H. Mauro Playground - Park Drive East and 73rd Avenue Terrace

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.

 

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Visit the website (718) 352-1769
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