Special Events


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Atlantic Avenue Holiday Events & Promotions

Holiday windows will be on display at various retailers on Atlantic Avenue from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue every winter holiday season. The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) presents an annual Holiday Window Judging Promotion for the best decorated merchant windows.  The award is given to Avenue merchants for their aesthetic contribution to the neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Downtown Brooklyn and Boreum Hill.

The AALDC presents an Annual Tree Lighting Party for the community.  There is the official tree lighting on Atlantic Avenue (corner of Bond Street), holiday performances and a visit from Santa Claus!  The Official Atlantic Avenue Tree Lighting Ceremony and Party is held in early December.

For the annual holiday season, the AALDC presents a Shop & Dine Promotion for visitors to save on select items at participating Atlantic Avenue Merchants from 4th Avenue to Hicks Street for two weeks in December.  During this promotion, the AALDC sponsors a ‘Walk the Windows” event held on a Saturday in December where visitors to Atlantic Avenue can enjoy holiday windows, gift specials, in-store events & Santa!

Annual Atlantic Antic Ambassador Award

The Atlantic Avenue Ambassador Award, presented by AALDC, recognizes an exceptional community or business person who has made outstanding contributions to the economic and cultural development of Atlantic Avenue and the surrounding community.