FANWOOD, NJ -- One of Fanwood’s most beloved traditions, the Santa Parade, takes place on Saturday, Dec. 15 (rain date Dec.16), when Santa Claus, accompanied by volunteers from the Fanwood Fire Department, Rescue Squad and Police Department will deliver presents to our good little girls and boys.

To participate, parents must bring a present to the Fanwood Firehouse, beginning Monday, Dec. 3 through Dec. 8. Drop off times are 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. each day. No late gifts will be accepted.

Gifts must be no larger than a standard shoe box and only one gift per child is permitted. Multiple packages for the same address must be bundled together. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.