Tree Lightings and Illuminated Experiences in Westchester

2022 Grand Holiday Illumination
2022 Grand Holiday Illumination in Yonkers

2022 Tree Lightings in Westchester

Westchester is about to get a little brighter with all of the incredible tree lightings in the area. Many of these local events include singing, hot cocoa, and visits from Santa. Looking for even more lights? Check out the illuminated experiences throughout the county where you and your kids will see jaw-dropping displays, holiday animations, and much more.

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Sunday, November 27th
Annual Tree and Menorah Lighting (Katonah)

Celebrate the holiday season with Katonah’s annual tree and menorah lighting celebration. Downtown Katonah, Katonah, NY 10536.

Friday, December 2nd from 6:00pm-7:00pm
Tree Lighting & Shine Bright Bedford (Bedford)

Friday, December 2nd from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Annual Tree Lighting (Mount Kisco)

Kick off the holiday season at the Mount Kisco Tree Lighting. Sing along with the community, enjoy treats and refreshments, help Santa and Mrs. Claus count down to the beautiful tree being lit. Fountain Park at Village Hall, 104 E. Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549.

Saturday December 3rd from 4:00pm-9:00pm (tree lighting at 7:00pm)
Barley Beach House Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Market

Celebrate the start of the holiday season with a Christmas tree lighting at the Barley Beach House. There will also be Christmas carols, free hot chocolate, candy canes, holiday market, live music, and more. Additionally, the Barley Beach House will be collecting toys for the Toys for Tots foundation. The Barley Beach House 95 Dearborn Avenue Rye, NY 10580.

Sunday, December 4th from 3:00pm-5:00pm
Arthur Manor Holiday Sing and Tree Lighting (Scarsdale)

The Arthur Manor Neighborhood Association invites the Scarsdale community to join with neighbors, family and friends in Davis Park. The tree lighting includes a tree lighting, songs, and hot cocoa. Guests are invited to bring individually wrapped baked goods.Davis Park, Bradley Rd Bradley Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Sunday, December 11th at 5:30pm
City Lights, Bright Holiday Nights-Tree Lighting (White Plains)

Celebrate the sights of the season as the Mayor lights the holiday tree. This event is also the kick-off to the holiday market where you can start your shopping and find an assortment of gifts from local vendors.

2022 Illuminated Experiences In and Around Westchester

2022 Grand Holiday Illumination

Visit Untermyer Gardens for their annual Grand Holiday Illuminations. This free event features more than 10,000 lights in a fun walk-through experience as you see the beautiful architecture of the Untermyer Gardens dressed up for the season. Running from December 9th at 5:30 pm-January 1st, from 4:30pm until 8:00pm. Untermyer Gardens, 945 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701. 

Santa’s Village at American Christmas

Enjoy a magical holiday experience like no other with an illuminated walk-through of Santa’s Village at American Christmas. This includes a 10,000-square-foot breathtaking walk-through experience of Santa’s Village with larger-than-life displays, several Dickens interactive vignettes, 50 mesmerizing animatronics, illuminated scenes, massive Christmas trees, and a section for a seated photo opportunity, which will include visits from Santa on some days. Don’t forget to stop by their Outlet before you go to score vintage decor such as bulbs to giant nutcrackers to massive wreaths at a discounted price. All tickets are $10 per person with 100% of the profits being donated to local charities, such as Mount Vernon Boys and Girls Club, North East STEM Academy, and The Youth Community Outreach Program  (Y-COP). Open from now until December 23rd, various times. American Christmas, 30 Warren Place, Mount Vernon, NY 10550.

Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Holiday Light Extravaganza

Enjoy this magical drive-through experience with 1.2 miles of colorful holiday lights, holiday animations, holiday music, and greetings from a live Santa. The drive-thru experience is around 25-30 minutes. You and your kids will see tons of holiday moments and attractions, such as the Fireside Forest, Winter Winds Way, Dove Drive, Christmas Tree Plaza with 32-foot snowflakes, Land of Packages, Magical Woods, Elf Disco, and a colorful 100-feet tunnel with swirling colors.

Bring a mug of hot chocolate and your favorite cozy snacks as you experience this holiday favorite from the warmth of your car. The holiday magic starts on Friday November 25th at 6:00pm and takes place for five consecutive weeks until January 1, 2023. Tickets are $25 per car on weekdays, $35 per car on weekends. Westchester Winter Wonderland, Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Pkwy Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595.

Amaze Light Festival

This immersive storybook experience takes guests through an enchanting experience filled with festive food, thematic adventures and an ultimate light show. This unique outdoor experience immerses visitors in an illuminous experience as they stroll through five-themed worlds of displays with millions of state-of-the-art lights, 3D-illuminated decor, and Arctic Express train rides. Tickets for the Amaze Light Festival start at $44 for adults and $36 for children. Open from November 19, 2022- January 8, 2023; open Wednesday- Sunday from 4:00pm-10:00pm. Citi Field 41 Seaver Way, Queens, NY 11368. 

LUMAGICA at Harvest Moon & Orchard

Enjoy this fun holiday walk-through experience filled with illuminated sculptures and larger-than-life animals. The half-mile experience will take you and your kids through six spectacular trails, such as Sparkling Light, Into the Wonderland, Magical Trees, A Great Celebration, Treats and Sweets, and Beyond the Forest. This includes a visual wonderland of over 750,000 LED lights, decorations, whimsical creatures, and tons more! Held from November 18th – December 30th, tickets are $31 per person; children ages 3-12 are $28 per person, and children under two years old are free. Harvest Moon and Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY 10560.