Washington Square Park Christmas 2016 Holiday Events
Christmas Tree Lighting
December 7 at 6:00 pm
The Rob Susman Brass Quartet and children and grown-ups alike sing holiday songs. The multi-colored lights on the resplendent tree will be turned on to mark the beginning of festive winter evenings. Santa Claus himself usually appears to lead the children in the illumination countdown. The Washington Square Association provides complimentary songbooks.
Caroling on Christmas Eve
December 24 at 5:00 pm
Christmas Eve, at 5 pm is the traditional time to celebrate the holiday with carols at 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 compliments of the Washington Square Association, but many will know them by heart. “Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men” will ring out to remind us all of the true meaning of the holidays.