Holiday Lighting

Celebrate the season at our 24th Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park.

Ring in the holiday season with us and watch on-demand as we celebrate our Holiday Lighting at the Harlem Meer, a virtual reimagining of our beloved annual event.

The event includes a live countdown to lighting a dazzling flotilla of trees on the Meer, a poem read by Conservancy staff, and more holiday fun. Cozy up with some cocoa (check out our recipes below), get your song sheets ready, and carol into the night with this festive evening hosted by the Women’s Committee of the Central Park Conservancy.

This event is made possible thanks to the generosity of our Founding Sponsor. Con Edison is proud to support the Central Park Holiday Lighting.

Watch the Holiday Lighting

Holiday Lighting Videos

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    Harlem School of the Arts: Kwanza

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    Time-Lapse Ice Carving by Okamoto Studio

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    Conservancy Holiday Poem

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    DREAM Charter School: Deck the Halls

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    DREAM Charter School: We Wish You A Merry Christmas

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    New Amsterdam Boys and Girls Choir: Jingle Bells

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    Vy Higginsen's Sing Harlem!: Joy to the World

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    Vy Higginsen's Sing Harlem!: We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Holiday Fun at Home

Get into the holiday spirit with these fun at-home activities for all ages.

Virtual Holiday Fun

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