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Dyker Heights Christmas Lights - Walking Tour

Brooklyn, NY , United States
2h
English

About Your Host

Jeremy Wilcox is a licensed tour guide through the NYC Dept of Consumer Affairs, and a lifelong New Yorker. He specializes in off-the-beaten-path walking tours for those looking for the oft-missed parts of New York City. Whether you've only been here once, or a dozen times, there are countless of amazing sites and neighbors to explore for the first time. Even most New Yorkers do not get around to seeing them all. My goal is to help you discover these hidden treasures, from the perspective of an enthusiastic veteran.

What we'll do

NYC's fastest-growing Christmas tradition isn't in Rockefeller Center... it's in southern Brooklyn. The residents of Dyker Heights, a suburban neighborhood of large houses, started a tradition in the 1980s of lavish holiday displays that has grown into a neighborhood-wide competition. Come see why over 100,000 people flock to this area every December to see the famous Dyker lights. Our tour will begin outside the 79th St subway station (D line). From there, we will begin exploring the neighborhood and its holiday traditions. Blocks and blocks and blocks of the most elaborates display you've seen. I'll share stories of Christmas in New York, and we'll maybe even do some caroling along the way! This tour has opportunities for some amazing holiday photos and memories.

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