RED BANK, NJ:  A lot of happy faces at the Red Bank Train station anticipating the arrival of the Santa Express Friday night.

They were entertained by some great young performers that put on a terrific show.

To watch videos of these cute and talented artists, click HERE and HERE.

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Click  HERE to watch a great rendition of "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town."

As the train rolled in at 6:44pm, the kids were ecstatically waving and saying hello to Mr. and Mrs. Claus who greeted them as the walked through the crowds.  The jolly one and his wife boarded a fire truck and led the parade to Broad Street to watch and listen to the Holiday Express band.

To watch Santa's arrival, click HERE.

It was a chilly night and a packed house in downtown Red Bank with a crowd that stretched several blocks listening to the sounds of holiday songs performed by Holiday Express.

To watch a video of "Home for the Holidays," click HERE.

Click HERE to watch the classic "Mr. Grinch" song.

Local singer Lisa Sherman rocked the crowd. Click HERE to see how she shook it up.

Red Bank, they really know how to kick off the holiday season.