2019 Christmas Tree & Menorah Lightings in Staten Island

Is there any view more breathtaking than the twinkle of glowing holiday lights? Kick off your yuletide celebrations this season with a Christmas Tree or Menorah Lighting Ceremony here on Staten Island. Bring your whole family and bask in the bright lights together!


Always call ahead to confirm dates, times, locations, and details.

Castleton Avenue Holiday Tree Lighting
Saturday, November 30 • 5pm
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church • 347 Davis Ave
Join The Castleton Merchants Organization and St Mary’s Episcopal Church for a Holiday Tree Lighting. Before the tree lighting head down to shop on Castleton Avenue on Small Business Saturday.

5th Annual New Dorp Lane Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Festival
Sunday, December 1 • 4pm
On New Dorp Lane • between New Dorp Plaza & 10th Street • 718-477-1400 ext 827
Featuring Christmas caroling, a family photo booth with Santa, a trackless train, animals, costume characters, free gift wrapping and much more.

Victory Blvd Merchants Association Holiday Event & Tree Lighting
Tuesday, December 3 • 5pm-7pm
Victory Blvd & Westcott Blvd • 718-273-8802
Santa, caroling, entertainment and more!

Empire Outlets Tree Lighting Ceremony
Tuesday, December 3 • 3-6pm
Empire Outlets • 55 Richmond Terrace • 929-262-6710
The first-ever tree lighting at Empire Outlets will showcase a 40-foot crystal tree and an evening of live music and caroling, hot chocolate, seasonal bites, in-store shopping deals and holiday revelry for the whole family. Guests are asked to bring much-needed toys for kids in need during the holiday season, to be donated to Toys for Tots in honor of #GivingTuesday.

Borough Hall Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 5 • 6:30pm
10 Richmond Terrace • 718-816-2000
More details TBA.

Conference House Annual Grand Illumination
Friday, December 6 • 7pm
The Conference House • 7455 Hylan Blvd. • 718-984-6046
Welcome the holidays at this free outdoor community event. Enjoy live music and warm cider and cookies as the Conference House is illuminated from within.

Annadale Tree Lighting
Sunday, December 8 • 5-7pm
Annadale Road next to Richmond County Savings Bank
Featuring a DJ, music, train ride for kids, bouncy houses, live performance by Miss Caroline’s Dance Elite, photos with Santa.

Christmas in Richmond Town
Sunday, December 8 • 12-6pm
Historic Richmond Town • 441 Clarke Avenue • 718-351-1611
Visit New York City’s most complete historic village all dressed up for Christmas. Take an old-fashioned carriage ride down historic Center Street and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of winter in the country. Plus see the annual tree lighting.

Rab’s Christmas Tree Lighting Spectacular
Sunday, December 8
Rab’s Country Lanes • Hylan Blvd. & Delaware Ave.
Join the very first annual Tree Lighting at Rab’s!

Richmond Road Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Festival
Sunday, December 15 • 3-5pm
Santander Bank Parking Lot • 1630 Richmond Rd. • 718-477-1400
Free family photos with Santa, trackless train, Christmas carolers, free refreshments, giveaways, dance demonstrations and live reindeer.

Staten Island Mall Grand Menorah Lighting
Sunday, December 22 • 4-6pm
2655 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island’s Largest Menorah Lighting at the SI Mall. Join us in an evening of unity and light. Latkes, hot cocoa, Chanukah Arts & Crafts, entertainment and more!

Borough Hall Menorah Lighting
Monday, December 23 • 6:30pm
10 Richmond Terrace • 718-816-2000
More details TBA.