Washington Square Park 2018 Holiday / Christmas Events 

Washington Square Park 2018 Holiday / Christmas Events

Washington Square Park in the center of Greenwich Village

2018 Washington Square Tree Lighting Ceremony

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
6:00 – 7:00 pm

On Wednesday, December 6 at 6:00 pm, the Rob Susman Brass Quartet and children and grown-ups alike will sing holiday songs. The sparkling lights on the resplendent tree will be turned on to mark the beginning of festive winter evenings. Santa Claus himself has promised to appear, candy canes in hand, and lead the children in the illumination countdown. The Washington Square Association provides songbooks.

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2018 Washington Square Christmas Eve Caroling

Monday, December 24, 2018
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24 at 5:00 pm is the traditional time to celebrate the holiday with carols near the Washington Square Arch. The Rob Susman Brass Quartet, song leader, and the revelers from all over the city will lustily sing out the familiar tunes. The words are in the songbooks distributed by the Washington Square Association, but many will know them by heart. “Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men” will ring out and is especially meaningful this season.