Make Music Winter

“A day with family, food, and music is an easy sell. You can’t get any better than that.” - Thad Tegtmeyer, Sweetwater Store and Academy of Music and Technology Manager

Make Music Winter


Celebrate December 21 – the Winter Solstice - by making music! Like Make Music Day on June 21, Make Music Winter is a free, outdoor, music making celebration that features participatory parades that bring communities together. Initially launched in New York City in 2011, Make Music Winter has expanded to include everything from single location events and music making parades to this year, citywide parades and participation. In 2017, Make Music Winter expanded beyond New York NY to three pilot cities (Montclair NJ, Muskogee OK, and Ossining NY). On December 21, 2018 it will launch on across 25 cities.  


December 21, 2018


Across 25 cities

Who Can Participate

All Make Music Winter events are free and open to the public. To find a location, please visit or to join Make Music Winter; click here to sign up.

Learn More

To find out more about Make Music Winter or to  organize an event, please visit or contact Aaron Friedman.