Noon-8:00 PM

Empire State Plaza & Art Collection

265 Madison Avenue

The New York State Tree Lighting will take place at the Empire State Plaza on December 5 from Noon-8:00 PM. Free and open to the public. 

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Celebrate the season at the beautiful Empire State Plaza with FREE activities including the official ceremony and tree lighting, fireworks, a rock-and-skate with Skeeter Creek, demonstrations by the Hudson Mohawk Figure Skating Club, performances by Tuba Christmas, and photo opportunities with Santa Claus at Cornerstone at the Plaza!