125th IS LIGHTING UP AND THERE ARE A LOT OF ACTIVITIES.
Parade of Lights 7:00 PM
Grand Marshalls: Laiona Michele, Kory Wise, Leah Abraham
Location: Countdown at Morningside & 125
Holiday Lights Celebration and VIP Reception 5:00 PM
Northern Manhattan Office (431 W. 124th St)
To RSVP, CALL 212-531-1609
Location: Morningside Avenue between 125 & 126
Children’s District 3:00 PM
Manhattan CB9 – Arts and Culture Committee
Producers: Harriet Rosebud, Daria Hardaman
Location: Harlem Commonwealth Auditorium. 361 West 125th Street.
Harlem chamber players
Sugar Hill Museums- Art Demonstration and art making Harlem Swing Dance Society of the Harlem Renaissance period
Dreamers academy – The Steel Pan Performance Can’t Be tamed Dance troop Grant housing
Curvy District 3:00 PM
30 plus size models from Lov N MY Curves will appear in various locations throughout the parade route on 125th Street
Producer: Dr. Marquita Williams
Location: 125th Street between Frederick Douglass and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevards
Digital Education Van 3:00 PM
Check your emails, create resumes, search-apply for jobs, do schoolwork, connect with friends and family through social media, and more
Location: Grant Houses
Blink Fitness 10:30 AM
10:30 am – Join the blink Fitness Certified Personal Trainers for a feel good, calorie burning workout, perfect to kick off the holiday eating season. All fitness levels welcomed.
Family Crafternoon: Harlem Light it Up 3:30 – 4:30 PM
George Bruce Public Library. 518 W 125th Street.
Harlem Heritage Tours 4:00 PM
Locations: Get write up from Neal Shoemaker
Go to Event Brite — to sign up
JOSHUA’S GIANT BALLOONS SELFIE FRAME DISTRICT 4:00 PM
Location: 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell and Malcolm X Boulevard
Giant Selfie Balloons
Ugly Sweater Contest 5:00 – 8:30 PM
Olive Garden Ugly Sweater Contest Wear your ugly sweater and watch the Parade of Lights from our Window
Happy hour $5.00
Financial and African District 4:00 PM
Location: CARVER BANK – 72 West 125th Street
3:00 – Small Business Market Place
4:00 — Mali Music Festival
8:00 — Second Lights Countdown
Columbia University Plaza Lighting 6:00 PM
Location: 125th Street between Broadway and Twelfth Avenue
Trees located on the plaza of the New Manhattanville Campus will be turned on to support the festivities
Performances 3:00 PM
Stage Managers: Rema Webb, Michele Sweeting, Angela Rooks – MC Cynthia Holiday
Performances by: NYCHA — Darryl Walker — Delores Morales — Ronny Marks — Simone McCoy — Diago MHarlem — School of the Arts — AND MORE!
Info Tables/Other Activities:
New York City Police Department
New York City Parks Department
New York City Department of Small Business Services
New York City Department of Transportation
125th Street BID
Emblem Health Face Paintings
Harlem To Me Is 3:00 PM
The 125th Street BID and Columbia University Date Science Institute kicks off the “Harlem To Me Is” campaign. Take a photo or video with the “Harlem To Me Is” frame and post to your social media and make sue to tag us on social media.
HEALTH AND FITNESS DISTRICT 3:00 PM
Locations: 125th Street between St. Nicholas and Frederick Douglass Boulevard
Activities: Join the blink family of Personal Certified Trainers and Moodlifters for a kid-friendly workout and the chance to win a complimentary blink membership
COMIC CHARACTER DISTRICT 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Meet and Greet Spider Man and Black Panther and memorilize your Harlem Holiday Lights experience by taking a photo with these amazing comic heroes.
EVERYONE COME OUT AND JOIN US ON NOVEMBER 20TH (RAIN DATE NOVEMBER 25TH) AND DO NOT FORGET TO DRESS IN LIGHTS
Music Night with Sing Harlem Choir!
Central Park – Harlem