7 holiday activities near Bushwick that you can still enjoy during Omicron: Bushwick Daily
This year, the holidays coincide with the Omicron variant, leaving many of Bushwick’s popular holiday activities canceled and its bars, restaurants and event spaces closed for the next few days.
However, there are still several spectacular and vacation-centric things you can do if you are in the area during the holiday season. You won’t spoil this one for New Yorkers, Covid-19!
*To note: With Omicron, nothing is safe from cancellation. So, before you go to any of these places or attend any of these events, check the source to make sure they are still happening.
Dyker Heights Christmas Lights
Everyone’s favorite neighborhood outdoor light show always lights up the night. Take a bike or walking tour of King County’s most extravagant exhibits until New Years Eve. The main attraction is on 11th to 13th Avenues, 83rd to 86th Streets in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn .
CaribBeing Holiday Market 2021
Need an island getaway this Christmas? Celebrate the riches and flavors of the Caribbean at the CaribBeing Holiday Market Pop-Up, featuring a wide range of black-owned businesses offering everything from beauty products, clothing and jewelry to health and wellness products. be and more! The market is open from Wednesday to Sunday until December 30 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Illuminated landscape of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The light show at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Christmas Day, but you can still check it out on Christmas Eve and through January 9! It is quite astonishing.
Ice skating at Prospect Park
Lakeside at Prospect Park offers indoor and outdoor skating if you’re nervous about being in an enclosed space. Rent skates or bring your own. Although it is a bit of a trek from Bushwick, the fairly large ice rink is worth a visit.
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Get your family out of the house with these Kwanzaa celebrations led by Brooklyn-based Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation. Daily events include education on Kwanzaa, a drum and dance performance, a Djembe drum lesson, African dancing, a pottery workshop, a group mural and more.
The beloved Brooklyn Museum is closed on Christmas Day, but you can still browse its collections and exhibits from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
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