Tree lighting at the Empire State Plaza.

New York State Tree Lighting and Fireworks Festival

NEW SCHEDULE due to weather conditions!
Please note: Event Changes
Updated Schedule Due to Weather Conditions
Holiday Happenings Indoor Activities
Sunday, December 3
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Meeting Room 6 & Concourse

Enjoy free family activities featuring holiday themed arts and crafts, meet and greets with Santa, and performances by Erin Harkes Band, The Rusty Pipes, and Tuba Christmas!


Free Parking after 11:00 a.m.

Tree Lighting and Fireworks on the Plaza
Monday, December 4
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Empire State Plaza

Join us for the official ceremony, tree lighting, fireworks and a special performance by the Hudson Mohawk Figure Skating Club! 

5:15 p.m. | Skating Performances 
6:00 p.m. | Official Tree Lighting Ceremony & Fireworks



Free Parking after 4:00 p.m.