12th Annual Winter’s Eve in Lincoln Square

Tonight is NYC’s largest holiday festival! It’s the 12th Annual Winter’s Eve in Lincoln Square and it starts at 5:30PM

“… the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District and presenting sponsor Time Warner will host the Twelfth Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square – New York City’s largest holiday festival! Winter’s Eve kicks off with a neighborhood tree lighting ceremony and features free entertainment, food tastings, in-store activities and shopping around and about this colorful and vibrant neighborhood. Stores, restaurants, cultural organizations and public spaces in the district will be buzzing with activities for both children and adults. At the same time, sidewalks along Broadway from Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle to 68th Street will be alive with performers, street musicians, jugglers, stilt-walkers and more, making for a festive fun-filled stroll through the streets of this dynamic Upper West Side neighborhood.” ~ Winters Eve

WHEN: Tonight! November 28, 2011, 5:30 PM, Rain, Snow or Shine!

WHERE: The celebration begins with a neighborhood tree lighting ceremony at Dante Park at Broadway& 63rd Street and continues along Broadway from Time Warner Center to 68th Street.

Admission to Winter’s Eve is FREE, but if you have a gently used or new coat of any size you wish to donate bring it to Winter’s Eve to help keep local children and families warm this winter and support the New York Cares Coat Drive. New York Cares especially needs children’s coats and large men’s coats this season to help those in need citywide.

On Winter’s Eve drop off your coats at the following locations:
– Dante Park, Broadway and 63rd Street
– American Bible Society, 1865 Broadway at 61st Street
– West Side YMCA, 5 W. 63rd Street, between Broadway and Central Park West
– YogaWorks, 37 W. 65th Street, 4th Fl., between Columbus and Central Park West
– Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 66th Street
– The New York Public Library, Riverside Branch, 127 Amsterdam Ave at 65th Street”

For additional information on Winter’s Eve in Lincoln Square click here.

How to get there:
BY SUBWAY: Take the 1, A, B, C, or D train to 59th Street/Columbus Circle or the 1 train to 66th Street and Broadway.