Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square

  Last modified on November 2nd, 2018

The 19th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square will be held on Monday, November 26th from 5:30-9pm! This annual holiday event offers live music, entertainment, crafts and food tastings between the Time Warner Center and 70th Street. And it was announced on November 2nd that Judy Collins would be the master of ceremonies!


Here’s a video from last year’s Winter’s Eve:

Food Tastings

Lots of local restaurants will be offering heavily discounted samples. Tastings will take place at three locations: in front of the Time Warner Center, at Richard Tucker Park, and along Broadway between 62nd and 64th Streets.

Winters Eve Food Tastings


Some participating restaurants will include:



Bouchon Bakery

Porter House


Gina La Fornarina

Sole Bistro Italiano

Tavern on the Green

Bar Boulud

Boulud Sud

Cafe Fiorello

Rosa Mexicano

P.J. Clarke’s

The Smith

Lincoln Center Kitchen 





Winter’s Eve includes free music and dance performances … plus their famous tree lighting ceremony!

Winters Eve Processional Arts Workshop

Processional Arts Workshop


Some entertainment highlights:

The Tree Lighting Ceremony at Dante Park

Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars

Spanglish Fly

Cafe Wha? House Band

DJ Tom Macari

Theo Croker ‘Afrosonic’ 

Maurice ‘Mobetta’ Brown

Alice Farley Dance Theater

Andrea Beeman

Processional Arts Workshop

Steele Dance

Red Silk Dancers


For Kids

Bring them! There will be plenty of entertainment geared specifically towards the little ones.

Okamoto Ice Sculpting

Okamoto Ice Sculpting


Attractions for kids:

Mister G

TD Bank Holiday Craft Station

Columbia University Lion Dance 

Okamoto Ice Sculpting

LaGuardia High School Show Choir

Jack Frost: The Original Freezemeister 


Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square brings 20,000 attendees per year. The wonderful event is hosted and produced by the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID), a non-profit whose mission is to make Lincoln Square a better place for those who live, work and play there.

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