Astoria, Christmas, Jackson Heights, Sunnyside, Woodside
Nov 27, 2017

Holiday Lightings 2017 in Astoria and Nearby

Enjoy the annual community holiday tree lightings in Astoria, Woodside, Sunnyside and Jackson Heights.

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One of the nicest parts of the holiday season each year is the variety of tree lightings. Here’s our roundup for this year—we’ll add more as we learn of them.

42nd Annual Sabba Park Holiday Lighting

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 6-7pm
Sabba Park
48th Street and Queens Blvd, Woodside

There will be a blessing by Pastor Brian Dows from Queens of Angels Church (Catholic), hot cocoa, PS 150Q carolers (ecumenical), Sunnyside Drum Corps, candy canes, and visit from Santa, and holiday lights turned on. At 7pm there will be a $25 prix fixe dinner (included a glass of wine) at Dazies Restaurant (39-41 Queens Blvd). More information.

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, December 1, 2017, 7-9pm
Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden
29-19 24th Avenue, Astoria

Bring the family and join us for our Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Cookies, hot chocolate and holiday cheer. A holiday tradition celebrated in our historic beer garden. More information.

5th Annual Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting Celebration

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 2-5pm
Astoria Park
19th Street and 23rd Avenue, Astoria

Central Astoria LDC is pleased to announce our 5th Annual “Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration” on the Great Lawn at Astoria Park for a day filled with Music, Magic, Train Rides and Much More! So come Join Family, Friends and Neighbors in Celebrating Astoria’s Holiday Tradition! More information.

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 6pm
Sohncke Square Park
58th Street between Woodside and Roosevelt Avenues, Woodside

Join us for our Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration on Saturday December 2nd at Sohncke Square Park at 6pm. We will have raffles, hot chocolate and a special visit from Santa and more! More information.

Annual Tree Lighting at 37th Avenue Post Office

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 5pm
Jackson Heights Post Office
37th Avenue and 78th Street, Jackson Heights

Saturday, December 9th the Jackson Heights Beautification Group will host its Annual Tree Lighting in front of the JH Post office. We will have an event for children to make ornaments prior to the tree lighting at 4pm. The tree lighting will start around 5pm. There will be signing and hot chocolate for all. More information.

Sunnyside (Past)

You can also stop by the tree in Sunnyside, which was lit on November 21. It’s by the Sunnyside Arch, 46th Street and Queens Boulevard.

About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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