Brooklyn residents gather for MetroTech tree lighting

Brooklyn residents kicked off the holiday season at the 27th Annual MetroTech tree lighting ceremony Thursday.



The event featured musical performances by the Grammy award-winning Brooklyn Chorus and exciting dance moves by Dancewave.



There was also a light show put on by engineering students from NYU.



Residents were also treated to hot cocoa to help keep them warm during the festivities.


sorry to interrupt
your first 5 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 5 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."