Santa Claus arrived early in Queens this year, as usual, with a visit to Flushing on Monday during the annual holiday lighting sponsored by the Flushing Business Improvement District. Afterwards, the crowd gathered at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel for more entertainment and goodies.
Santa Claus and one of his elves greet the public outside Macy’s during the program.
Michaiah is ready to see Santa as she performs with the PS 20 chorus.
Youngsters and Flushing BID officials are ready to party after the ceremony.
The full moon is framed by one of the holiday lights along Main Street.
The Chinese American Planning Council’s chorus from PS 20 entertained before the holiday lights were turned on.