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November 2017

Point Pleasant Beach Tree Lighting and Santa Arrival

November 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tree lighting and Santa’s arrival at Arnold & Bay Avenues.

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2017 Christmas Walk – New Providence

November 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown New Providence, 1260 Springfield Ave
New Providence, NJ United States
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Downtown Christmas Walk2017 Annual Christmas Walk Kicks Off Friday, Nov. 24 on South Street Santa will land on the roof of The Provident Bank at 6 PM. After the parade there will be family-friendly activities and local businesses will be open with refreshments. New Providence will welcome Santa during the Annual New Providence Christmas Walk on Friday, Nov. 24. He will be greeted by the Pioneer Band when he lands on the roof of The Provident Bank on South Street…

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Beach Bonfire – Bradley Beach

November 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bradley Beach Bradley Beach, NJ United States + Google Map

ANNUAL BONFIRE at the beachfront Friday, November 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm ( Rain Date - Saturday, December 2, 2017)

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Andover Tree Lighting

November 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hillside Park- Andover, 136 Lake Illif Rd
Newton, NJ United States
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Join us for the annual tree lighting.  The tree lighting will begin at 6:00 PM at Hillside Park.

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Barnegat Santa’s Arrival and Christmas Tree Lighting

November 24 @ 6:30 pm
Barnegat Light Borough Hall Barnegat Light, NJ United States + Google Map

November 24th – Friday: Santa’s Arrival & Christmas Tree Lighting- 6:30PM- Santa arrives at the 10th Street Boat Ramp, then proceeds to the Borough Hall via fire truck for the lighting of the “Borough Christmas Tree” and carols. Then children can visit with Santa & have refreshments at the First Aid Squad building, 494-9196

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Clinton Christmas Tree Lighting

November 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Clinton Clinton, NJ United States + Google Map

Please join us for our annual Tree Lighting and a visit from Santa Claus on our olde time fire truck. Performances by United Methodist Church Choir will also commence at this time at the Holiday Tree Courtyard on Main Street.

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Red Bank Tree Lighting and Holiday Express Concert

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Bank Red Bank, NJ United States + Google Map

  RED BANK EVENT Holiday Express Concert & Town Lighting Kick off the season with the annual Holiday Express Concert & Town Lighting. Now in it's 25th year, Holiday Express will be rocking the streets with all of your favorite tunes plus plenty of special guests. The holiday lights will be lit for the first time this season during the concert. The Red Bank Fire Department will be on hand with free hot chocolate. And don't miss the LIVE countdown…

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Barnes and Noble Story Time – Eatontown

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until January 26, 2018

Join us at 7:00PM for a family themed Storytime event. Kids of all ages welcome!

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Bedminster Tree Lighting – Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum

November 24 @ 7:00 pm
Jacobus Vanderveer House, 3055 River Road
Bedminster, NJ United States
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Tree Lighting Friday, November 24 – 7 p.m. Join us for caroling, hot chocolate and hot pretzels, and a visit from Santa as we light our patriotic red, white, and blue Liberty Tree and ring in the holiday season. Caroling with Harmonium Choral Society. Free to the entire community!

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Hasbrouck Heights Tree Lighting & Holiday Parade

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Williams Street- Hasbrouck Heights, Williams Street
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ United States
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Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting The parade begins at approximately 7 p.m. starting at Williams Avenue and proceeding up to the traffic circle where the tree lighting will take place. Floats in the Parade will be judged and be awarded prizes in the following categories: Original, Artistic, Creative, Unusual or Funniest.

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