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New Brunswick Christmas Tree Lighting 2021

December 3, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST


The annual Tree Lighting at Monument Square Park and Facebook Live of it will take place on Friday, December 3, 2021. The winter season will be filled with fun activities celebrating the holidays creating a Winter Wonderland of festivities.

Enjoy live ice carving demonstrations while Hub City Sounds provides musical entertainment before the tree lighting ceremony and bask in the glow of the holiday tree as New Brunswick City Center flips the switch amongst carolers and friends. Make your plans to join in on the fun and make a night out with shopping, beauty services, fine dining, and entertainment!

Admission is FREE so bring the whole family.

New Brunswick Christmas Tree Lighting Schedule for 2021

  • 3-5 PM – First Fridays with Hub City Sounds @ Monument Square Park
  • 3-9 PM – Salvation Army of New Brunswick Kettle Collection @ NBPAC
  • 3:30-5:30 PM – Ice Carving Demonstrations @ Monument Square Park
  • 5-7 PM – Elijah’s Promise to provide Small Snacks & Drinks
  • 6-7 PM – Introductions, Mayor Cahill, and Tree Lighting @ Monument Square Park
  • 7 PM – Victorian Carolers


December 3, 2021
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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Monument Square
New Brunswick, NJ United States


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