Things to Do Gracie Mansion holding ticket lottery for its holiday house party This year, 3,000 holiday guests are expected to visit Gracie Mansion during the annual holiday party on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. Photo Credit: Edwin J. Torres / Mayoral Photo Office By Ivan Pereira email@example.com @IvanPer4 Updated December 4, 2017 12:38 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email The mayor and first lady are hosting a massive holiday house party for city families next weekend, and now is your chance to snag a ticket. The ticket lottery for Gracie Mansion’s Dec. 16 holiday party will be open from Monday, Dec. 4, to Thursday, Dec. 14, and is available to all city residents. The 3,000 lucky winners will be able to tour the decked-out mansion, as well as peruse the art exhibition “New York: 1942” that is currently on display there. A tent also will be set up on the lawn where families can browse crafts made by children from all over the city. Interested families may receive up to four free lottery tickets through the event’s site or by calling 311. Winners will be notified via email. By Ivan Pereira firstname.lastname@example.org @IvanPer4 Ivan has been a staff reporter with amNewYork since May 2012 and covers breaking news, politics and enterprise stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.