New York, NY
Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor music-making celebration on the winter solstice that brings communities together and warms the spirit, returns this year on Saturday, Dec. 21 with more than a dozen participatory musical parades across New York City. The daylong musical celebration on the shortest day of the year brings together New Yorkers of all ages, backgrounds, musical abilities and styles to sing, play, march and dance their way across streets, parks, plazas and other public spaces.
Some new events this year including [B] MERRY Music Parade, hosted by the Brownsville Community Justice Center and a Harmonica Parade with harmonica virtuoso Jia-Yi He, who was featured on “America’s Got Talent" as well as some returning favorites including Melrose Parranda in the Bronx and Bell by Bell the interactive hand bell parade in the East Village.
DATE: Saturday, December 21
TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Various Locations across NYC