MADISON, NJ - Staying home for the holidays? Don't worry, Madison has you covered. The Borough of Madison and the Office of Business Development, the Madison Downtown Development Commission, and the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce have some amazing things planned this holiday season.

Holiday Entertainment in Madison

Free holiday entertainment, sponsored by the Madison Arts & Culture Alliance and the Madison Director of Arts & Events will be providing free holiday entertainment. 

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The free entertainment will take place on Saturdays from 12-3pm beginning November 21 and ending December 19

The event schedule is as follows:

  • November 28 - Christmas Matters Carolers
  • December 5 - Holiday with Friends
  • December 12 - Anthology Quartet
  • December 19 - Celestial Singers Acapella

Find Rosie the Reindeer

The town-wide scavenger hunt will begin November 27 and run through Monday, December 14.  Residents are encouraged to find Rosie to win a prize!Game cards can be picked up at Tons of Toys or the Madison Pharmacy. Collect 15 stamps and win a special prize but collect 25 store stamps and signatures and be entered for the Grand Prize.  There are over 40 Madison Chamber-member Businesses participating in the event.

The event is free and open to children only. The Grand Prize Drawing will be held on ILoveMadison Facebook Page on Monday, December 14 at 4pm For a list of participating businesses, click HERE

Secret Santa Holiday Giveaway

Shop Madison on five consecutive Saturdays from November 21 through December 19 (between 12noon and 3pm) and you could win a Madison Gift Check.

The Madison Gift Checks, will be random, will be in the amount of $25, $50 and $100. One gift check for each denomination will be handed out each Saturday.

Visit with Madison Santa

On Friday, November 27, Santa Claus, accompanied by the Madison Police and Fire Departments, will drive through every street in town to kick off the holiday season. Kids can also visit with Santa. Reserve a time to visit Santa. Reservations will begin November 19. Sign up at

Holiday Window Painting

As you are walking around town shopping and eating, make sure you take some time to check out the festive seasonal artwork on shop windows

Holiday Gift Checks are Available

Madison Gift Checks are for sale in any denomination all year long at Provident Bank, 98 Main St. Gift checks may be purchased by cash or check made out to the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the program. Gift checks can be redeemed at any Madison business.


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