MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township will host its annual holiday tree lighting on Friday, December 4 at 6:00 p.m., in Church Street Plaza. Listen to music by the Montclair Community Band and enjoy an evening of fun winter entertainment in downtown Montclair. Please Note: Church Street will be closed to vehicular traffic at 5:00 p.m.

Also on Saturday, December 5, Santa will visit the Business Districts on a Montclair Fire Department fire truck and will have gifts for all youngsters.

  • 11:00 AM - Walnut St. Business District (Walnut St. Lot)
  • 11:30 AM - Watchung Plaza (Watchung Ave. & N. Fullerton Ave.)
  • 12:00 PM - St. James Church (Bellevue Ave. & Valley Rd.)
  • 12:30 PM - South End Business District (Orange Rd. & Cedar Ave.)

The Montclair Community Band will play at each location, and Santa will have candy and gifts for all youngsters.

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Santa's Mailbox

Kids can mail a letter to Santa and will receive a personalized letter in return!

Letters can be mailed to:

205 Claremont Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

Letters may also be dropped off at the Montclair Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Please remember to include a return address. No letters after Friday, December 11.