Barbara Askins
                                         360 W 125th Street, Suite 11
                                                                                                                                      New York, New York 10027
        (212) 662-8999
For Immediate Release
                      Harlem Holiday Lights 2017
Harlem, New York - Thursday, November 16th  The 125th Street Business Improvement District in conjunction with Community Boards 9 and 10 will host and celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Harlem Holiday Lights 2017 on Thursday, November 16th on 125th Street between 5th Avenue and Marginal Street.
A premier destination in New York City, 125th Street will be transformed into a sea of lights and sound during Harlem Holiday Lights 2017, a fun filled family event that kicks off the holiday season in Harlem.
Dozens of merchants and community groups will host in store activities, special promotions, discounts, giveaways, food tastings, and live entertainment. For the first time ever the BID will also be hosting a Silent Party during the Harlem Holiday Lights event. Harlem Holiday Lights is a free event, but there is an admission fee for the Silent Party. Tickets for the Silent Party can be purchased on
The guest DJs spinning at the Silent Party will be S undae Sermon feat. DJ Stormin Norman, DJ Cosi and Marc Smooth, and DJ Vern.
Residents and visitors can download the Harlem Happenings app to find, locate and avail themselves of a range of unique services and store promotions available along the historic corridor. The app features categories of Shop, Dine, Entertain, Educate, Culture, What's New, and Health - to represent what Harlem has to offer.
Other activities during the Harlem Holiday Lights 2017 include Art and Karaoke, Trivia Game, Employee Talent Show, Beverage Sampling, Food Tastings, Children's Village, Greek Strolls, Ugly Sweater Contest, Funky Hat Competition, and Boot Camp Training. Music will be by DJ Vernon, Will Traxx, Boogie Black on the Alpha's Community Stage. A list of all the Harlem Holiday Lights 2017 activities can be found at
Special Appearances by Spiderman and Thor.  
For more information please contact Barbara Askins at the 125th Street BID Office (212 - 662 - 8999).
About the BID - The 125th Street Business Improvement District is a tax assessment district with defined boundaries, and is managed by the 125th Street District Management Association, Inc. (DMA). The not-for-profit organization has become a leader in sustaining business growth for 125th Street. The DMA is funded primarily from an additional tax assessment collected from the property owners from Morningside to Fifth Avenue on 125th Street. The 125th Street BID is the go to organization for those who live, work, invest, and visit 125th Street.
Holiday Lights Activities
Join us to celebrate our 25th Holiday!
Thursday, November 16, 2017
125th Street Between 5th Avenue & Marginal Street
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