December 1, 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
DUMBO Tree Lighting
The DUMBO Improvement District is thrilled to sponsor the 16th Annual DUMBO Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Tree Lit at 5:30 pm Sharp!
– TREE LIGHTING. With a countdown led by our very own Alexandria Sica!
– SANTA CLAUS. All the way from the North Pole, in a fabulous setting generously created by West Elm. Photobooth from our friends at Self Portrait Project.
– CALYPSO MUSIC. From Brooklyn-based steel drum band Jah Pan.
– CHRISTMAS COVERS. By Curtis J. Social and the Dumbo house band!
– CHEERS. Performances by our PS307 and Dock Street Middle School students.
– HOT COCOA & SWEET TREATS. Donated by Celestine, Ivy Stark, Jacques Torres, Dawn’s ‘Til Dusk and Starbucks.
– PROJECTIONS ON THE MANHATTAN BRIDGE. Animated videos reinvent the holiday tree for the digital age, created specially for us by the DUMBO-based animation company Augenblick Studios.
– TOY DRIVE. Bring an unwrapped toy for a child ages 0 to 14, and we’ll add the to the 84th Precinct’s Operation Sleigh Ride.
– COAT DRIVE. Bring an old coat in good condition–all sizes welcome! – and we’ll add it to the 84th Precinct x New York Cares Coat Drive this season.
– FOOD DRIVE. Bring packaged non-perishables for the Vinegar Hill Pantry Food Drive.