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Holiday Market & Tree Lighting Spectacular 2018

Note: This event has already passed.

The Fort Hamilton Holiday Market & Tree Lighting Spectacular is located in the southwestern corner of the New York City borough of Brooklyn surrounded by the communities of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights. Enjoy this unique and diverse holiday experience at the military base and explore unique gifts created by local artisans and artists, traditional food, carousel, Santa and more.


  • Market starts at 1600 hrs. (4:00 PM)
  • Tree Lighting starts at 1730 hrs. (5:30 PM)


  • Vendors information 718.630.4771
  •  Sponsorship info: 718.630.4471

Sterling Drive from General Lee Ave to Stonewall Jackson Drive will close at 6 a.m. All vehicles will exit using 7th Avenue Gate. The 101st Street Gate will be closed to all vehicular traffic at 3 p.m.  7th Ave will be used for inbound and outbound and  will remain open until the end of event.

This event is sponsored by Central Michigan University, and St. Joseph's College. Sponsorship does not imply Army endorsement.   

Registration Information


  • Free admission
  • Registration required for non DoD ID card holders

Important Information:

  • Registration is required for non DoD ID card holders. A printed ticket confirmation is not necessary to enter; however, it is recommended.
  • You must provide a valid picture ID card to enter the Fort Hamilton Garrison.
  • Entrance is located at 101st ST & Fort Hamilton Pkwy.
  • Parking only available for Fort Hamilton tenants.