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Seaport Tree Lighting

Seaport Tree Lighting

Nov 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Seaport
Fulton & Front Streets
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


Enjoy musical performances and a special guest appearance from Santa leading to the illumination of the the 30-foot neighborhood tree.

At 6 pm, see the The New York City Knicks Kids Dancers and Lukas Graham performing holiday favorites and his own hits. Join the Skating Princess and the Grinch on the ice during free skate and watch a choreographed holiday performance by the Sky Rink All Stars.

All evening, stay warm and cozy with hot cocoa and cookies at the Garden Bar, see  a live ice sculpting demo and get free photos with Santa. Join a kids decorating workshops at the Seaport Museum.

Shop from one of the many small businesses at the pop-up Hester Street Fair Holiday Market on Front Street and explore the Tin Building’s winter wonderland marketplace. At a pop-up from Choose Love , choose  items for those in need ranging from emergency medical kits and women’s support and safety packs to essential wash products and baby necessities that will in turn be donated to refugees across the world.

The Santa Clauses’ Winter Wonderland

Visit Santa Claus’ headquarters at the North Pole (on a scenic downtown pier), inspired by Disney’s The Santa Clauses. Step into Santa’s candy-cane-lined hallway, lined with  and follow it into a gingerbread house bar, stocked with seasonal treats and drinks. Settle into a cozy armchair in Santa’s living room, check out his toy workshop, find…

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Seaport Museum Free Family Activity Weekends

Enjoy fun activities for the whole family on the main deck of the tall ship Wavertree. Hands-on activities and engagement stations for kids of all ages enhance the onboard experience. Join creative projects illuminating history and life at sea.

Also visit the hands-on Seaport Discovery: Exploring our Waters with Eric Carle.

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Santa Fun Cruise

Visit and take photos with Santa and his elves, decorate a gingerbread house, sing carols, enjoy live storytelling and nosh on a cookie, brownie, hot chocolate with marshmallow and other treats while watching stunning NYC views. Complimentary glass of sparkling wine for adults.

Includes open-air outdoor with panoramic views and heated indoor seating. See the…

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Imagination Playground

This magical interactive, transformable playground lets kids create their own play space with sand, water, giant foam blocks, mats, wagons, fabric, and crates at their fingertips. Great view of the East River. Near lots of cool public art. Bathrooms available.

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Ice Rink at The Seaport

Ice skate in a free admission rink with spectacular views of the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline, under a new overheard light installation Aurora emulating the Northern lights.

Chase Sapphire Preferred and Reserve cardmembers have exclusive access to the Sapphire Cabin, a heated bungalow located rink-side with complimentary…

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