Roosevelt Island Christmas Tree Lighting, Friday at 7, Rivercross Lawn

On Friday, December 8th, surrounded by the RIOC/Hudson sponsored Winter Wonderland, the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony goes off, rain or shine, starting at 7:00 p.m. on the lawn south of Rivercross.

Local businesses join RIOC in a free night of music, including members of Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance and Common Man Musicals, gifts, prizes and "more."

The location is directly across Main Street from the traditional location in front of Blackwell House, which is under construction.