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Holidays At The Revitalized Seaport District

December 8, 2015 Destination North America No Comments Print Print Email Email
The Seaport District holiday season is underway with its 60 foot Norway Spruce decorated with a “Constellation” theme depicting the tools sailors of the Old World used to traverse the globe. This beautiful tree can be found on the historic cobblestone streets at the intersection of Front and Fulton Streets.

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The abundance of holiday offerings at the Seaport District also includes:

  • The beautifully ornamented 60 foot holiday tree along with a seven foot Chanukah menorah.
  • More than 50 Seaport District shops and restaurants adorned in holiday decor including Ambrose Beer and Lobster, Nelson Blue and specialty retailers: CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Brother Vellies, William Okpo, Northern Grade, Whisper Editions, Rialto Jean Project and more.
  • Mistletones holiday a cappella on Fulton Street Dec. 9, 10, 11, 18, 19, 20 from 3pm-7pm. Full events calendar here.
  • The new Holiday Market on Fulton Street, will be open seven days a week from 11-8pm, featuring unique holiday gifts and treats from local merchants.
  • The Fulton Stall Farmers Market on Little Water Street will be open Sundays from 11am-5pm.
  • Seaport Studios will offer hand-selected holiday gift sets from its fifth in-take of designers. The rotating pop-up shop will also feature a special holiday kiosk offering gift wrapping.
  • The Seaport Culture District will continue to keep its doors open showcasing art, design and photography activations from the Guggenheim, Eyebeam, AIGA, AIA NY/Center for Architecture and Art Start.
“The Seaport District has become a neighborhood that New Yorkers are rediscovering, finding exciting new fashion, culture, entertainment and great culinary offerings,” said Phillip St. Pierre, Senior General Manager of the Seaport District for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “Whether taking in some art at the Seaport Culture District or finding the perfect, one-of-a-kind fashion gift from Seaport Studios, our holiday offerings provides a magical one-stop-shop for all of your holiday wishes.”
As part of Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media, The Howard Hughes Corporation® made a donation to the Mariners Temple Baptist Church in recognition of their community service. As the name suggests, Mariners Temple was originally built for the seamen whose ships once docked at the nearby East River piers. The church was organized in1795, and the present building was built in 1844 at 3 Henry Street.
For additional information on holiday activities, visit the Seaport District website atwww.southstreetseaport.com and find the destination on  Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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