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Ridgewood Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Mark your calendars for this annual traditional Ridgewood Tree Lighting Celebration
RIDGEWOOD CHAMBER of COMMERCE
2019 Downtown for the Holidays
The Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce presents the 34th….
Downtown for the Holidays and Tree Lighting Celebration- and the Ridgewood 125th Anniversary + Winter Fire and Lights
Friday, December 6, 2019 open to the public 5:30-9 pm
Early event – “for the kids”
5:30-6:45pm – Santa in the Park for the “wee tots”.
Live entertainment by the “clock”, in the stores and restaurants along E. Ridgewood Ave, featuring the RHS Marching Band, RHS Carolers, RHS Orchestra, Jamboree 2019
Taekowondo all in, ride the Trackless train…free for the kids-weather permitting.
Special this year: Ridgewood Parks and Recreation is doing their famous Winter Fire and Light Show in the Park. Warming stations and s’mores and lots of fun!
Join us for “Winter Fire and Light” on Friday evening, December 6th, from 5:30 to 9 pm, at Memorial Park at Van Neste Square.
With co-sponsorship of the Ridgewood Fire Department, Ridgewood Local 47 FMBA and Ridgewood Parks and Recreation, we look forward to celebrating the season together. We will offer warming stations with crackling log fires, seating, a place to socialize and s’more roasting.
*7-8pm “on stage-live”
Live Entertainment and Tree Lighting Celebration
Featuring: performances by Porch Light Productions, Art of Motion,
RHS Marching Band, Taekowondo all in and more.
7:30 pmish …Tree Lighting
Always beautiful…better than NYC, because you there!
8:00-9:00pm “merriment” on E. Ridgewood Ave.
Santa will be back in the Park with Fire+Light Show
Lots of music on the Avenue
Ride the trackless train-weather permitting
Restaurant reservations suggested.
Streets to be OPENED UP AT 9:00 PM
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