They may not be as grand as the tree at Rockefeller Center, but they light up our towns with as much joy. Here are some local tree lightings and celebrations:
Bloomfield Tree Lighting
Tuesday, December 1 at 6:30 pm
A visit from Santa, caroling from The Bloomfield High School and Middle School Choir, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, and of course, the Tree Lighting.
Front of Bloomfield Town Hall, 1 Municipal Plaza, Bloomfield, NJ
Montclair Center Tree Lighting
Friday, December 4 at 6 pm
Enjoy music by the Montclair Community Band
Corner of Church Street and South Fullerton, Montclair NJ, 07042
The Montclair High School Madrigal Choir, under the direction of Boyce Ennis, will be performing at the HackensackUMC Mountainside Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 3 at 11 am. The choir, consisting of 25 students, will perform a selection of seasonal music to help start the winter holiday cheer!
West Orange Old Fashioned Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 5 at 4 pm
A full day’s worth of activities are planned throughout the township: holiday petting zoo, caroling, Kwanzaa booth, musical presentations, Santa’s visit and tree lighting.
Downtown West Orange, NJ
Glen Ridge Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 5 at 4:30 pm
Annual Holiday Tree Lighting with Hot Chocolate and a special guest. Carols will be performed by the Gas Lamp Players and hot cocoa and cookies will be provided by The Friends of the Library.
Glen Ridge Municipal Building, 825 Bloomfield Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ