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Fort Lee Tree Lighting and Celebration
December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
The BOROUGH OF FORT LEE’s 12th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting will be held on Thursday, December 5 from 7-9pm at the Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center. It’s truly an event which has grown to be one of our town’s most beloved and anticipated celebrations of the year!
Join us to celebrate the holiday season, enjoy hot chocolate and refreshments, dance to special holiday music and much more!
Our holiday carnival hosts a DJ, carnival rides, your favorite animated characters, snow machines, a light show choreographed to music, and of course, a visit from Santa as he arrives on one of the Fort Lee Volunteer Fire Department trucks.
Fort Lee’s holiday celebration has grown exponentially, hosting over 4,000 people the night of the event, with hundreds more visiting throughout the season.
Please don’t forget to bring a new and unwrapped toy for the PBA Toy Drive
(fyi ~ The rain date is Friday, December 6).