"Battery Park City and the Authority are not just about the buildings – it’s about the character of the community that has developed over time. Public space has had a new renaissance in New York City, but here in Battery Park City is where it started."


President & CEO
  • 12/07
  • BPC People
  • Community


The holiday season is always a special season in Battery Park City. In the holiday spirit, we invite you to join our efforts to help those in need with online donations to these wonderful charities:

BPCA is hosting an online food drive to help feed more than 1.5 million fellow New Yorkers facing hunger this year. Your donation allows for fresh produce and non-perishables to be delivered directly to City Harvest and distributed to community food programs.

Click here to donate today.

When parents cannot provide Christmas gifts for their children, Stockings With Care collects, organizes and delivers gifts to families, so no child is left out. Help keep the chain of love going. Each gift is touched by many, amplifying its meaning for us all.

Click here for ways to help.

And be sure to tune into BPCA’s YouTube Channel for these virtual holiday programs:

DIY Gift Making – Handmade gifts never go out of style! Click here for holiday craft ideas from BPCA staff that make excellent gifts for friends and family.

Virtual Holiday Lights – Tune in for a time-honored tradition unique to Battery Park City! Filmed in South Cove, this special evening features guest appearances by Sing Harlem Choir, P.S./I.S. 276 Advanced Chorus, and you-know-who! Plus: Festive recipes and activities to help bring it all to life!

Watch our Virtual Holiday Lights celebration here.

Hanukkah Crafts – Brighten up your Hanukkah nights with a few family-friendly craft and treat ideas demonstrated by BPCA Staff.

Watch our Hanukkah Crafts video here.

And while our holiday programming may be virtual in 2020, if you have the opportunity to stroll through South Cove one evening please enjoy the dazzling tree, lights, and menorah on display – all made possible by BCPA’s Parks Operations team.

Wishing you all a peaceful holiday and hopeful new year.

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