Celebrate the start of the holiday season with us! Tune in to Facebook Live on Thursday, December 3 at 5:15 pm ET for our Holiday Lighting at the Harlem Meer, a virtual reimagining of our beloved annual event.

The event will include a live countdown to lighting a dazzling flotilla of trees on the Meer, an ice-carving demonstration, and more holiday fun. In the meantime, cozy up with some cocoa (check out our recipes below), get your song sheets ready, and prepare to carol into the night with this festive evening hosted by the Women’s Committee of the Central Park Conservancy. Be sure to check back after the event to enjoy the flotilla lighting and other video content at your leisure.

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

Images from the 23rd Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park at the Harlem Meer.