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South Street Seaport Museum Chanukah Menorah Lighting Activities

December 10, 2023, 11 am5 pm.

Get into the festive spirit at the South Street Seaport Museum with creative family activities in honor of the annual neighborhood Chanukah Menorah Lighting, which will take place on the Heineken Riverdeck at Pier 17, from 3–5pm.

Aboard the Seaport Museum’s 1885 tall ship Wavertree at Pier 16, families and visitors of all ages are encouraged to join in the creative fun by crafting your own baggywrinkle, charming maritime-inspired decorations perfect for holiday decorations, using festive colored yarn. Baggywrinkle, traditionally made from unraveled ropes, is a ships’ tool used to safeguard sails from damage.

Advanced registration requested.

Free General Admission on this special day includes access to all current exhibitions on view in the introduction gallery space at 12 Fulton Street and access to the 1885 tall ship Wavertree. Free timed tickets for a tour of the 1908 lightship Ambrose are available separately at no additional cost.


12 Fulton Street
New York, NY 10038 United States