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New York State’s Holiday Tree Lighting & Activities
December 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Celebrate the season at the beautiful Empire State Plaza with FREE activities including the official ceremony and tree lighting, fireworks, a rock-and-skate with Skeeter Creek, demonstrations by the Hudson Mohawk Figure Skating Club, performances by Tuba Christmas, and photo opportunities with Santa Claus at Cornerstone at the Plaza!
12:00 – 3:30 p.m. Open Skating – Ice Rink
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Meet Santa Claus – Cornerstone at the Plaza Patio
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Carriage Rides Plaza – Level North End
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Inside the Snow Globe with Cornerstone at the Plaza featuring a warming area, holiday concessions, specialty beverages, sweets & treats, and more! – Cornerstone at the Plaza
1:15 – 3:15 p.m. Rock-and-Skate with Skeeter Creek – Ice Rink
4:00 p.m. Tuba Christmas Performance Plaza – North End
4:30 p.m. Demonstrations by the Hudson Mohawk Figure Skating Club – Ice Rink
5:00 – 5:15 p.m. Saint Rose Madrigal Singers Plaza – North End
5:15 p.m. Official Ceremony, Tree Lighting, and Fireworks Plaza – North End
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Open Skating – Ice Rink