CALDWELL, NJ - The Christmas Tree Lighting in Caldwell is slated for Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Caldwell Town Green beginning with a holiday parade at 4:30 p.m., with Santa arriving in a fire engine at 5:15 p.m. There will be pictures with Santa, a Tricky Tray, Music provided by DJ Joe Garamella and more.

After the lighting, refreshments will be served and a Holiday Tricky Tray Auction will be held to benefit the Caldwell Volunteer Fire Dept. Children’s Education Fund at the Caldwell Firehouse.

The event is being held courtesy of the West Caldwell-Caldwell Recreation and the Caldwell and West Caldwell Volunteer Fire Departments.

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In addition, the West Caldwell-Caldwell Recreation Department is offering “Letters from Santa Claus” for the littles for West Caldwell and Caldwell residents only. A personalized letter will be delivered from Santa to the home.

To participate, click on the flyer in the above photo gallery, print it out, fill out the bottom portion and return to the Recreation Office at 30 Clinton Road in West Caldwell or email the information to recreation@westcaldwell.com Hurry up – the Deadline is Dec. 9. There is no charge for this program.