THINGS TO DO
Seaport District Hanukkah Party, Seaport District, 16 Fulton St, cobbles between Fulton and Front St, 6pm – 8pm
Celebrate Hanukkah with latkes and jelly donuts, arts & crafts, live music and guest speakers. Featuring a performance from Grammy nominated artist David Krakauer. Free. RSVP.
Tree Lighting Skate-tacular, Bank of America Winter Village in Bryant Park – Midtown, 6pm – 7pm
An annual New York City Christmas tradition, Tree Lighting Skate-tacular is led by a celebrity narrator who reads an original Christmas tale. As the story unfolds, the characters are brought to life by world-class skaters performing on the ice. Featuring host Alan Cumming and performances by Olympic skaters Johnny Weir, Kaetlyn Osmond, Megan Duhamel and Eric Radford, and Jeremy Abbott. Free.
Lighting of the World’s Largest Menorah, Grand Army Plaza, Fifth Avenue between West 58th and West 59th St, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
See the lighting of the world’s largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza. The menorah is 32 feet tall and weighs about 4,000 pounds. Free.
Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn, Grand Army Plaza – Brooklyn, 6pm – 7pm
At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for children. Free.
Winter Village, Bryant Park, 8am – 10pm
Enjoy local crafts, artisanal food, and goods from around the world. The Winter Village also features New York City’s only free admission ice skating rink. Free.
Union Square Holiday Market, South Plaza in Union Square Park, 11am – 8pm
Hailed as a must-visit destination for unique gifts created by local craftsmen and artists, millions of people browse the winding aisles each year for a unique holiday experience. Free.
Cherrie, Vacation Forever, Bella Boo, ViVii, Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.
Georgi Kay, No Swoon, The Holy Knives, False Lights, Pianos – Showroom, 158 Ludlow St – LES, 7pm, $8.
Nico Hedley & His Family Band, Realworld, Crusher, Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.
The Perfect Man, Macrodose, Union Pool, 484 Union Ave – Brooklyn, 9pm, Free.
Boardwalk Comedy w/ Sean Donnelly (Conan), Sarah Tollemache (Colbert), JP McDade (Comedy Central), Rob Haze (Last Comic Standing),Carmen Lagala (Colbert), Coney Island Baby, 169 Avenue A – East Village, 7pm, Free, RSVP.
Grandbaby Comedy w/ Rachel McCartney (Orlando Indie Comedy Festival), Calvin Cato (Sirius XM), Emily Walsh (Women in Comedy Festival), Rebecca Robinson (Aspen Laugh Festival), Andrew Orolfo (SF Sketchfest), Baby Grand, 55 McGuinness Boulevard South – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.
Morning Fitness, Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park – Inwood, Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.
NYRR Open Run, Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park – Brooklyn, Every Tuesday until June 4, 2019, 7pm – 8pm, Free.
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