Holiday season in Stuy Town

Stuy Town's permanent Christmas tree. Photo by Sabina Mollot

On Thursday morning, Rose Associates announced some upcoming plans for holiday events in Stuyvesant Town, including a seasonal ice skating rink on the Oval and Christmas tree and menorah lightings.

Additionally, the traditional ST/PCV Halloween carnival will take place on Sunday, October 30 complete with horse and carriage rides around the Oval.

In an e-mail sent to residents, management said the ice rink will open on Sunday. November 26 and remain open until February.

As for December holiday plans, the e-mail read:

The Oval is now home to a permanent Holiday tree. A magnificent Oriental Spruce, transplanted from Pennsylvania, will occupy a central place in the Oval for generations to come. The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 1st, followed by a Menorah Lighting on each night of Hanukkah as well as a Festival of Lights celebration.

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