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9:00 am

Family Christmas photo with santa at HGTV Santa HQ at the Freehold Raceway Mall

Santa Photos at the Freehold Raceway Mall HGTV’s Santa HQ

December 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until December 23, 2019

One event on December 8, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on December 24, 2019 at 11:00 am

Freehold Raceway Mall 3710 U.S. 9
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
Free

Details about photos with Santa at the Freehold Raceway Mall HGTV Santa HQ experience.

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3:00 pm

Santa Land – Denville

December 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Denville Post Office, Clark St.
Denville, NJ United States
Free

Dates: Monday, December 2 - Monday, December 23 Times: Weekdays, from 3pm - 7pm, Weekends from 1pm - 6pm Updates will be listed on their Facebook Page Santa Land is located across from the Denville Post Office on Clark Street. You can call 973-551-0745 for more information.

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5:00 pm

Hoboken Christmas Tree Lighting

December 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hoboken City Hall, 94 Washington St.
Hoboken, NJ United States
Free

Christmas Tree Lighting - 2019 Monday, Dec. 2nd, 5pm - Live performance by Elvis the Elf, local school children choirs and special appearance with meet & greet Mr. & Mrs. Claus. All leading up to the lighting of our Christmas Tree in from our Municipal Building.

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Hopewell Borough Christmas Tree Lighting

December 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hopewell Municipal Grounds Hopewell, NJ 08560 United States + Google Map
Free

Join us for the annual tree lighting! Festivities will begin at 5pm with card writing for our favorite soldiers or favorite holiday character inside the Municipal Building. Tree lighting will be at 6pm. Refreshments will be available after the tree lighting.

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Bloomfield Christmas Tree Lighting

December 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bloomfield Town Hall, 1 Municipal Plaza
Bloomfield, NJ United States
Free

We hope to see everyone at our Annual Holiday Tree Lighting in front of Town Hall on Monday, December 2nd. We will have caroling, hot chocolate, cookies and a special appearance by Santa! We have added several new attractions including movies on our 16' outdoor screen as well as a 32' x 60' synthetic ice...

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6:00 pm

Phillipsburg Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Visit

December 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shappell Park Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 United States
Free

Monday, December 2, 2019  -  6:00pm to 9:00pm Join the Town of Phillipsburg New Jersey & Phillipsburg Area Chamber of Commerce for this beloved holiday celebration! The Phillipsburg Tree Lighting & Santa Visit is free annual community event hosted in downtown Phillipsburg. Residents enjoy free hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, holiday crafts, carolers, dancers, a winter coat drive,...

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Elizabeth 2nd Ward Christmas Tree Lighting

December 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Washington Park- Elizabeth, Lidgerwood Ave
Elizabeth, NJ United States
Free

2nd Ward Holiday Tree Lighting 2019 Monday, December 2 6:00pm at Washington Park Come down to the 2nd Ward Tree Lighting - there will be fun for the whole family!

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Old Tappan Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Old Tappan Borough Hall, 227 Old Tappan Road
Old Tappan, NJ United States
Free

December 2nd at 6:00pm at the Borough Hall Meeting with Santa at the Firehouse immediately following

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Waretown Christmas Tree Lighting at Waretown Branch Library

December 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Waretown Library Waretown, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Celebrate the holidays at our annual Holiday Tree Lighting, featuring songs by the Waretown School choir. Hosted by the Friends of the Waretown Library.

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7:00 pm

Somerdale Christmas Tree Lighting

December 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Somerdale Borough Hall Somerdale, NJ United States
Free

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is Monday, December 2nd at 7 pm at Borough Hall. There will be a special guest visiting from the North Pole!   For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing.

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West Milford Christmas Tree Lighting

December 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
West Milford City Hall, 1480 Union Valley Road
West Milford, NJ United States
Free

Annual Tree Lighting -  December 2 - 7:00pm at Town Hall

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