New York State Holiday Tree Lighting, Celebration & Fireworks Show

New York State Holiday Tree Lighting, Celebration & Fireworks Show


The annual New York State Holiday Tree Lighting at Empire State Plaza is scheduled for December 3 from 1:00PM - 8:00PM!
 
Tickets | Free Admission
 
This family-fun annual event has something for everyone with a full day of indoor and outdoor activities, including:
  • A chance to meet Santa Claus!
  • Holiday arts and crafts show
  • Skating demonstrations by the Hudson Mohawk Figure Skating Club
  • Train rides on the Concourse
  • Horse and carriage rides on the Plaza
  • Caricatures by Rich Conley
  • Musical performances by Moriah Formica of the Voice, Tuba Christmas and the Rusty Pipes
  • And FIREWORKS!
The tree-lighting ceremony begins at 5:15 PM and concludes with a fireworks show. The event also coincides with the Taste NY Holiday Market at the New York State Museum and the Great Train Extravaganza in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.
December 3 | 1:00 - 8:00 PM