SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Santa will be forgoing his sleigh for his annual fire truck tour around the borough on Saturday, December 15. The big guy in red will be driven around Spotswood on a fire truck courtesy of the Spotswood Volunteer Fire Department. Residents young and young at heart should listen for the sounds of sirens and head to the nearest fire hydrant for an early visit with Santa.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be at the borough's Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 1. The fun starts at 4:30 p.m. with the tree lighting ceremony beginning at 5:15 p.m.

The Spotswood Recreation Department is still looking for interested community businesses, organizations and vendors for the December 1 holiday event. Interested participants can contact Rich O'Brien by email at The deadline to be included is November 20.