SOMERVILLE, NJ - Merchants up and down Main Street and throughout town are joining the nationwide celebration of Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30th, with specials and discounts for holiday shoppers.

Doors open at 10 a.m., with most stores remaining open through 9 p.m.

A detailed list of participants and offers is online at

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Parking is free all day and throughout the holiday season in all municipal parking lots

But that's only the beginning of the celebration in Somerset County's Downtown.

The Holiday Jubilee begins at 5 p.m. when visitors can grab some photos with Santa and witness the annual tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on the Division Street pedestrian mall, followed by carriage rides, caroling, dance performances, ice sculpting, hot cocoa, cookies, @disneyfrozen characters, music, and more - and it's all free.

There's also time for more shopping and dining at dozens of world class restaurants through 9 p.m.

The Holiday Jubilee is sponsored by the Downtown Somerville Alliance.