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20th Annual Sinterklaas — St. Nicholas Day Celebration at Wyckoff House Museum

20th Annual Sinterklaas — St. Nicholas Day Celebration

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Celebrate Sinterklaas - St. Nicholas Day at this outdoor, socially-distanced event full of craft activities, a tree lighting, and a special visit from St. Nick. Children will enjoy a visit from St. Nicholas as he arrives on horseback around 2:30PM. St. Nicholas will tell the traditional tale of The Bakers Dozen and children are invited to sign the Red Book. Sip hot cider, try your hand at colonial games, create a holiday pomander, decorate a Dutch clog for Sinterklaas, and dress the tree for the tree lighting that will close the day as the sun goes down.

2PM Grounds open with crafts and activities

2:30PM Learn the traditional Sinterklaas Song

2:45PM St. Nicholas arrives on horseback, socially distanced meet the horses

3PM Story time with St. Nicholas: The Bakers Dozen

3:15-4PM Sign the Red Book and take photos in our Holiday Photo Booth**

4:30PM Tree decorating and lighting

Please note: The house museum is currently closed to the public. Dress warmly as all activities will take place outdoors in the park. Reserve your ticket in advance. Walk-ups will be admitted on a first-come-first-served basis, capacity permitting.

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About Wyckoff House Museum

5816 Clarendon Road

East Flatbush, NY


  • Standard hours: Friday-Saturday, 1-4 pm; Third Saturday Family Days, 11am-3pm

  • The Wyckoff House & Association preserves, interprets, and operates New York City’s oldest building and it’s surrounding 1.5 acres of farmland. Through innovative educational and farm-based programs we bridge cultural and agricultural gaps in an underserved community by connecting our audience with enduring themes through history, including immigration, land stewardship, and food systems.