Santa Clause is coming to Two Towns!

December 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – Sunday, December 2nd Santa Claus will appear in downtown Scotch Plains and at the Train Station in Fanwood.

The Scotch Plains Holiday Celebration will be sponsored by the Scotch Plains Recreation Department and the Scotch Plains Business & Professional Association and will be held at the Alan Augustine Village Green, 430 Park Ave. Scotch Plains from 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Scotch Plains Volunteer Firefighters Association will be providing free Hot Chocolate, Cookies, Rugala, Candy Canes, and there will also be a free raffle for Carbon Monoxide Detectors.

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There will be a variety of family activities, ranging from horse drawn carriage rides to vendors and pictures with Santa, who will be arriving at the event on a fire engine at 3 pm.  The lights will be lit at 5 pm on the Village Green.

Fanwood’s holiday season will officially begin at 3 pm on Sunday, December 2nd,  when Santa Claus arrives in town and everyone is invited to meet him under the big tent on the lawn in front of Fanwood's North Avenue Train Station.

Families will be able to enjoy an afternoon of seasonal music, holiday crafts and refreshments—all for free. Children who stop by to say hello to Santa will get a free photograph of their visit with him. And children can also enter contests and win prizes.

The celebration will conclude at 5:00 PM when Mayor Mahr lights the Fanwood town tree. This event is presented by the Fanwood Recreation Commission.

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