As the holiday seasons mark the end of 2016, Brooklyn is ready to host exciting festivities this December! If you are a Brooklyn resident or visitor this December, spend the end of the year partaking in family fun-filled activities. The following is a list of events in Brooklyn that you can participate in during the winter month of December.
Brooklyn December 2016 Events
Dec 2nd – Pop Up Dinner: Malaysian Feast
Delicious South East Asia flavors can be enjoyed at Brooklyn FoodWorks with Chef Auria. The menu includes scrumptious options like laksa, po piah, and coconut sticky rice. Beer is provided for adults and gluten free and vegetarian options are available.
Dec 4th – Early Morning Bird Walk
Starting at the Audubon Center, the Brooklyn Bird club will lead a tour with the Prospect Park Alliance for sightseeing the most common winter birds at Prospect Park.
Dec 10th – Coming in from the Cold
Located at Lefferts Historic House, participants experience how families spent the winter making and playing with entertainment like toys and games. Exclusively at the Historic House Trust, children with the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) can have fun interacting with sensory-based activities.
Dec 11th – The Colonial Nutcracker
The Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College will showcase a family-friendly dance performance of Tchaikovsky’s ballet. The classic ballet is set in wintry colonial Yorktown.
Dec 14th – Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square
This weekday market is nestled in the southwest corner of Prospect Park. Purchasing selections include baked goods, flowers, fruits, vegetables and more.
Dec 17th – Christmas Bird Count
Birdwatchers can join Naturalists at the Audubon Center in assisting conservation researchers with tracking the long-term health of local bird populations. This event is a nationwide Citizen Science project.
Dec 21st – Computer Music Showcase
The Conservatory of Music of Brooklyn College presents unique works on electronic instruments that are state-of-the-art. The composers are student-musicians.
Dec 20th – Art in the Parks: Carol Eisner
Artist Carol Eisner will be publicly exhibiting four of her personal sculptures. Exhibit locations are Bartel Pritchard Square, Litchfield Villa, and Grand Army Plaza.
Dec 26th – Winter Holiday
This family programming is centered at Audubon Center and Lefferts Historic House during winter recess. The schedule includes a nature exploration with three divided activities and historic crafts and games.
Dec 31st – New Year’s Eve Fireworks
Prospect Park will be celebrating its 150th anniversary at the Grand Army Plaza. Activities include prize giveaways, live music, fireworks and more.
Have Fun in Brooklyn
Brooklyn has more than enough activities for everyone in the family to enjoy the month of December. Every week, you are able to find something fun to do. Contact The Parkside Brooklyn for more information!