What to know about Winter’s Eve, the biggest holiday event in NYC

What to know about Winter’s Eve, the biggest holiday event in NYC

Join THIRTEEN at Winter’s Eve, New York City’s largest holiday festival, Monday, Dec. 2, from 5:30 to 9 p.m.! Festivities kick off with a tree lighting in Dante Park at W. 63rd St. and continues with free entertainment, family fun, outdoor food tastings and so much more along Broadway from Columbus Circle to W. 70th.

PBS Characters:

Winter’s Eve with THIRTEEN in 2017.
Winter’s Eve with THIRTEEN in 2017.

THIRTEEN’s family activities have a new location this year. Visit us at Kids’ Central at Raymour & Flanagan to meet one of your favorite PBS characters and enjoy fun for the whole family.

ALL ARTS Performances:

Reserve your seats at the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center as we celebrate the one-year anniversary of ALL ARTS. Our Winter’s Eve performances cover a range of genres and give you the access to the best of the arts. The celebration also includes special surprises and giveaways.

Reservations (free) are required, so be sure to RSVP today!
Heather Christian at 6 p.m.
Raga Maqam at 7 p.m.
Shanelle Gabriel at 8 p.m.

Schedule: 

6 p.m.: Heather Christian

Heather Christian will perform at Winter’s Eve Dec. 2.
Heather Christian will perform at Winter’s Eve Dec. 2.

Obie Award-winning composer, playwright, performer and 2019 Sundance Time Warner Fellow Heather Christian will perform selections from her recent music theater work, “Animal Wisdom,” and her upcoming series of quasi-liturgical, music-forward podcasts, records, films and live performances, “A Practical Breviary.” Guests also will enjoy a sneak preview of selections from Christian’s new work, “Oratorio for Living Things,” which premieres in the spring.

Reserve your seats here.

7 p.m.: Raga Maqam

Get a sneak peak into the evolution of Raga Maqam, an ensemble bringing new life to the shared musical roots of Iraq and India, with this concert featuring songs in development for the debut of the 14-person ensemble in fall 2020. Iraqi-American composer, santur and trumpet player Amir ElSaffar will be joined by Zafer Tawil (percussion, oud), George Ziadeh (oud), Arun Ramamurthy (violin) and Jay Gandhi (bansuri).

Reserve your seats here.

8 p.m.: Shanelle Gabriel

Shanelle Gabriel, who will perform at Winter's Eve.
Shanelle Gabriel, who will perform at Winter’s Eve.

Shanelle Gabriel brings her fusion of soulful singing and spoken word to the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center. Be the first to enjoy a remix of one Shanelle’s favorite Christmas carols during this lively performance.

Reserve your seats here.