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Here's Where to See the Best Tree Lightings in Rockland County and Nearby

Here's Where to See the Best Tree Lightings in Rockland County and Nearby

View the most spectacular Christmas tree lighting ceremonies in Rockland County

Can't wait to see the sparking lights of the holiday season? There's no better way to kick off the most wonderful time of the year than to by going to a Christmas tree lighting, so here are the best tree lighting ceremonies in Rockland County, NY and in Westchester, NY to enjoy with your family!

Tree Lightings in Rockland

FREE. Annual Christmas Tree & Menorah Lighting

WHEN: Thur., Dec. 2, 6:30-7pm
WHERE: The Historic Downtown Special Improvement District, 119-158 Newark Ave., Jersey City, NJ
WHAT: Join Mayor Fulop and the HDSID in celebrating the holiday season with the lighting of the Christmas tree and Hanukkah menorah.
WANT TO GO? 201-547-3554jcdowntown.org

FREE. 2021 Nanuet Tree Lighting Celebration

WHEN: Sat., Dec. 4, 5-6:30pm
WHERE: Nanuet Chamber of Commerce, W. Orchard St., Nanuet
WHAT: Nanuet’s Tree Lighting Celebration features Santa as the star attraction, along with live entertainment, food offered by local restaurants, and more.
WANT TO GO? 845-393-1954nanuetchamber.com

FREE. Holiday Lights

WHEN: Sat., Dec. 4, 4-6pm
WHERE: Veterans Park, Corner of Main & Cedar Streets, Nyack WHAT: Come out to kick off a multicultural Holiday Light Display that will brighten Nyack throughout the season.
WANT TO GO? 845-353-2221nyackchamber.org/holiday-lights Rain Date: December 5.

Tree Lightings in Westchester

FREE. Holiday Tree Lighting

WHEN: Sat., Nov. 20, 6-8pm
WHERE: Cross County Center, 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
WHAT: Have a real NYC Christmas experience right in the heart of Yonkers with the lighting of the largest holiday tree in Westchester! Standing over 40 feet tall, the tree is composed of over 20,000 LED lights (about 2 miles of strands!) that shoppers can walk-thru! The tree lighting includes live musical and dance performances, the pop-up ice skating rink with special characters, strolling entertainers and an electronic train ride.
WANT TO GO? 914-968-9570 • crosscountycenter.com/holiday

FREE. Tree & Menorah Lighting

WHEN: Sun., Nov. 28, 6pm
WHERE: St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 68 Bedford Road, Katonah
WHAT: Join the community for a Tree and Menorah Lighting.
WANT TO GO? 914-232-2668 • Katonahchamber.org

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Shara Levine, originally from Brooklyn, is the Events Manager for NYMetroParents. As a lifelong New Yorker, and mom of four raising her kids on Long Island, Shara knows her hometown well and brings her love of all things fun to NYMetroParents by sharing the best in kid friendly events, festival, concerts, and performances in NYC, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland. When not helping parents plan their family's day out, Shara enjoys making random Seinfeld references and going on late-night Target runs. 

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