Celebrate the Season at a Park

New York State's parks and historic sites have a multitude of events during the holiday season. No matter what part of New York you live in, you can always find a festive event to celebrate the season!

Below is a list of the holiday events that NYS parks and historic sites will host this December, broken down by region. This list comes from the Governor's recent press release. To search for more, check out NYS Parks' event search tool. If you see an event missing from this list that you would like to add, please let us know and we will do our best to include it.

Enjoy the holidays outside in one of New York's fabulous parks or historic sites. Happy Holidays!

Central

Long Island

New York City

Palisades

Saratoga/Capital Region

  • Holiday Craft Bazaar – Thacher State Park Nature Center; Dec 5, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. & Dec. 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • St. Nicholas Day Open House – Crailo State Historic Site; Dec. 5, 12 – 4 p.m.
  • Sweater Mitten Mania – Thacher State Park Nature Center; Dec. 12 at 10 a.m.

Taconic

Thousand Islands

  • Pine Bow Wreath Workshop – Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park; Dec. 5 at 10 a.m.
  • Holiday Bonanza – Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park; Dec. 12, 10 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.

Western NY





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