Nov 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am– 5:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Celebrate the start of the Holiday Season in Union Square with fun for families and furry friends. Shop the Urbanspace Holiday Market on the South Plaza, take professional holiday portraits in an outdoor Union Square photo experience, meet rescue dogs and puppies with Social Tees, relax with New York Therapy Animal, enjoy a storytime performance and photo-op with Paddington Bear, jam out to top holiday hits with DJ Commish, see special performances by The Jingle Belles (11:30 am & 12:30 pm), warm up with coffee from Pret A Manger and take home special giveaways for people and pets.
Police Officer Moira Ann Smith Playground
Toy soldiers welcome kids to this brightly colored playground featuring water fountains, tire-swings, water-spouting alphabet blocks, turrets, slides, and a large water wheel in the northeast corner of charming Madison Square Park..
Named after Officer Moira Ann Smith, the only NYPD policewoman to be lost on September 11, 2001, the playground stands as a loving tribute to this community hero and mother.More info