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Montclair Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Church Street Plaza - Montclair Church Street, Montclair, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Montclair, New Jersey. As of November 21, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Christmas Tree …

Free

West Caldwell Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Concert 2022

Crane Park in West Caldwell 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell, New Jersey

Here are more fun Christmas activities in West Caldwell, New Jersey. As of November 21, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Christmas …

Free

Cedar Grove Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Community Park - Cedar Grove Pompton Ave, Cedar Grove, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. As of November 8, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. 56th …

Free

Montclair Holiday Concert 2022

Immaculate Conception Church in Montclair 30 North Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey

Here are more fun Christmas and holiday activities in Montclair, New Jersey. As of November 3, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event. Ember December …

Free

Christmas Trolley Rides and Visit with Santa in West Orange 2022

Washington Elementary School in West Orange 289 Main Street, West Orange, New Jersey

Here's another Christmas event in West Orange, New Jersey. As of November 22, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Santa & Trolley …

Free
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Christmas Dickens Village in Maplewood 2022

Dickens Village in Maplewod Maplewood, New Jersey

Here's another Christmas event in Maplewood, New Jersey. As of November 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Dickens Village Dickens Village …

Free

Roseland Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Roseland Borough Hall 140 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, New Jersey

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Roseland, New Jersey. As of November 10, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Santa's Arrival …

Free

West Orange Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Town Hall in West Orange 66 Main Street, West Orange, New Jersey

Here are more fun Christmas activities in West Orange, New Jersey. As of November 22, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. The …

Free

Nutley Menorah Lighting 2022

Nutley Park Oval 300 Franklin Avenue, Nutley, NJ

Here are more fun Hanukkah activities in Nutley, New Jersey. As of November 8, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Menorah Lighting. Christmas Tree and …

Free

Nutley Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Nutley Park Oval 300 Franklin Avenue, Nutley, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Nutley, New Jersey. As of November 8, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Christmas Tree …

Free

East Orange Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

East Orange City Hall 44 City Hall Plaza, East Orange, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in East Orange, New Jersey. As of November 17, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Tree …

Free

Christmas Breakfast with Santa in West Caldwell 2022

Essex Valley School in West Caldwell 1 Henderson Drive, West Caldwell, New Jersey

Here's another Christmas event in West Caldwell, New Jersey. As of November 19, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Breakfast with Santa …

$10

Christmas Celebration in Newark at The Newark Museum of Art 2022

Newark Museum of Art 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ

Here's another Christmas event in Newark, New Jersey. As of November 17, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Community Day: Winter Wonderland …

Free
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Christmas Dickens Village in Maplewood 2022

Dickens Village in Maplewod Maplewood, New Jersey

Here's another Christmas event in Maplewood, New Jersey. As of November 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Dickens Village Dickens Village …

Free
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Christmas Dickens Village in Maplewood 2022

Dickens Village in Maplewod Maplewood, New Jersey

Here's another Christmas event in Maplewood, New Jersey. As of November 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Dickens Village Dickens Village …

Free

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