Officials flip the switch on Harlem Holiday Lights on Nov. 20

AmNews Staff Reports | 11/14/2019, 11:29 a.m.
The 125th Street Business Improvement District is hosting its annual Harlem Holiday Lights Event on Nov. 20, on 125th Street ...
Harlem Holiday Lights Parade Bill Moore photos

The 125th Street Business Improvement District is hosting its annual Harlem Holiday Lights Event on Nov. 20, on 125th Street between 5th Avenue and 12th Avenue, commemorating its 25th year.

This year’s grand marshals are actor and singer Laiona Michelle, social activist and public speaker Kory Wise of the Exonerated Five, and Leah Abraham, owner of Settepani.

Along with the parade, there will be several events throughout the day. Manhattan Community Board 9 is hosting a Children’s District with Performances by Harlem Chamber Players, a workout demonstration at Blink Fitness, a small business marketplace, and an ugly sweater contest at the Olive Garden Restaurant.