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Street fairs, festivals and parades in New York City.
Thursday, November 26, 2015 (Thu, 11/26/2015)
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fairs/festivals in New York City (NYC)

New York City street fairs are good reflection of the City: the offerings are sofisticated and amusing, and you always can find something that fits your budget. Please see street fairs/festivals schedule below.

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Celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage. Enjoy the commencement of the traditional "Fiestas Navideñas,” tasting the famous Puerto Rican Coquito. Participants will vote to choose the best recipe; holiday music, dancing, food and artisan vendors for holiday shopping make this a great celebration.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Nov 28
6:00 pm

to 10:00 pm

$5 suggested donation
Festivals, November 28, 2015, 11/28/2015, The LES 7th Annual 'Fiesta Navideña' Celebration
Festival |
Winter’s Eve, York’s largest holiday festival, will kick off with the Upper West Side’s only tree lighting ceremony. THE CHAPIN FAMILY, featuring Tom Chapin, The Steve Chapin Band, The Chapin Sisters, and Jen Chapin will headline this year’s festivities. In Winter’s Eve tradition, WABC-TV’s Sade Baderinwa will be on stage to lead the tree-lighting countdown, broadcast live on Channel 7. This year’s 27-foot Concolor Fir comes from Domes Tree Farm located in Bliss, New York. After the tree lighting, the event’s festivities continue all evening with more live music, outdoor food tastings, and fun for the whole family.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Mon, Nov 30
5:30 pm

Festivals, November 30, 2015, 11/30/2015, Tree Lighting Ceremony featuring The Chapin Family
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It's the 32nd Annual Seaport District Tree Lighting with special guest host Lauren Scala of NBC 4 New York. Focused on community and giving back, the lighting ceremony kicks off the holiday season with a glorious 60-foot tree, live music performances by a cappella group the Mistletones, gospel youth group Livre’, singer-songwriter Connell Cruise, the Mariners’ Temple Baptist Church choir, American Idol winner Nick Fradiani and a special appearance by Santa.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Dec 1
6:00 pm

Festivals, December 01, 2015, 12/01/2015, 32nd Annual Seaport Tree Lighting
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The Christmas Tree is a worldwide symbol of the holidays in New York City. The 2014 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit with live performances. Tens of thousands will crowd the sidewalks for the event and hundreds of millions will watch it live across the globe. The tree will remain lit and can be viewed until 8pm on January 6, 2016.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Wed, Dec 2
7:00 pm

Festivals, December 02, 2015, 12/02/2015, 2015 Christmas Tree Lighting
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The annual holiday tree lighting and community warming party celebrates the season with live music, holiday decoration making, a tree lighting countdown, hot chocolate, and good cheer.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sat, Dec 12
4:00 pm

Festivals, December 12, 2015, 12/12/2015, Holiday on the Hudson Tree Lighting
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