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South Orange Village Hometown Holiday and Tree Lighting 2021

December 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm EST


Here are more fun Christmas activities in South Orange, New Jersey.


Hometown Holiday


Christmas Celebration in South Orange

Join South Orange Downtown on Saturday, December 11 for full day of FREE activities to celebrate Hometown Holiday: Elf Edition!


When is the Hometown Holiday?

Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 9:00am – 5:30pm

  • The rain date for this event is December 12, 2021.


Where is the South Orange Christmas Celebration?

  • The event will be held in Downtown South Orange – Spiotta Park and Village Plaza


Christmas Celebration Activities

  • Photos with Santa
  • Live music
  • Dance performances
  • Cookies and hot chocolate
  • Elf parade
  • Tree lighting


Entertainment Schedule

  • 9:00am – Elf screening at The Village at Sopac Cinemas
  • 10:30am – Selfies with Santa
  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm – Head over to Spiotta Park for a fun filled afternoon with elf entertainment, a community tree that is waiting to be decorated, crafts, hot chocolate and treats , a dance performance from Concepts Dance Academy and a special visit from Santa.
  • 5:00pm – The festivities conclude with our annual tree lighting ceremony in front of 76 South Orange Avenue. There will be a special performance from the Columbia High School Choi


Admission fees for the Christmas Celebration

  • There is no admission fee for this event.


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December 11, 2021
9:00 am - 5:30 pm EST
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South Orange Village
NJ United States


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