FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood's annual Holiday Party and Tree Lighting takes place on Sunday, Dec. 8, under the big tent that has been set up at the North Avenue Train Station from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Santa's arrival is followed by a festive holiday party under the tent. Children can get a free photograph with Santa and everyone can enjoy holiday music, snacks and crafts.

Shortly after 5:00 p.m., everyone will head outside to light the Fanwood Town Tree. It is one of the signature events in the Borough and one that helped Fanwood win the designation of "Best Small Town in New Jersey" from New Jersey Monthly magazine in 2019. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.