CHEERS!

The Dumbo Tree Lighting

Carols, Calypso and Cocoa! Join us to ignite some holiday cheer! 

Dumbo is Lighting the Tree - December 2, 2021

4-7pm | Tree Lit at 5:30 pm Sharp!

Carols, Calypso and Cocoa! Join us to ignite some holiday cheer!

The DUMBO Improvement District is thrilled to sponsor the 15th Annual DUMBO Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

4-7pm | Tree Lit at 5:30 pm Sharp!

  • TREE LIGHTING. With a countdown led by our very own Alexandria Sica!
  • SANTA CLAUS. All the way from the North Pole, in a fabulous setting generously created by West Elm. Photobooth from our friends at The Self Portrait Project.
  • CALYPSO MUSIC. From Brooklyn-based steel drum band Jah Pan.
  • CHRISTMAS COVERS. By Curtis J. Social and the Dumbo house band!
  • CHEERS. Performances by the PS307 Diamonds and Dock Street Middle School cheerleaders.
  • HOT COCOA & SWEET TREATS. Donated by Celestine, One Girl Cookies, Ivy Stark Mexology, Starbucks and more!
  • TO-GO WINTER CRAFT. From our very own Adams Street Library.
  • PROJECTIONS ON THE MANHATTAN BRIDGE. Animated videos reinvent the holiday tree for the digital age, created specially for us by the DUMBO-based animation company Augenblick Studios.
  • FUN! Bring those fingerless gloves and build giant lego creations with Brooklyn Bridge Parents.
  • TOY DRIVE. Bring an unwrapped toy for a child ages 0 to 14, and we'll add the to the 84th Precinct's Operation Sleigh Ride.
  • COAT DRIVE. Bring an old coat in good condition–all sizes welcome! – and we'll add it to the 84th Precinct x New York Cares Coat Drive this season.
  • FOOD DRIVE. Bring packaged non-perishables for the Vinegar Hill Pantry Food Drive.