WESTFIELD, NJ — The tree lighting and open skates are still on, but Downtown Westfield’s “Winter Wonderland” activities planned for Sunday have been postponed, the Downtown Westfield Corporation announced Sunday morning.
“Santa gets the job done in any kind of weather,” the DWC wrote on Facebook. “Please join us today at 5 p.m. at the North Avenue Train Station for cheer and holiday music by the Community Band. At 5:30 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive to officiate the tree lighting with Mayor Brindle. Santa will be available for pictures on the covered stage until 6 p.m.”
The tree lighting will take place on the north side of the Westfield train station.
Winter Wonderland activities (which include an ugly sweater contest, gingerbread cookie decorating and family photos inside a giant snow globe) will take place on Dec. 14, instead, the DWC said. Details to be announced.
Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus will still be available at Lord & Taylor Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. And open skates at the Westfield Rink at Gumbert Park are still planned for 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The National Weather Service has predicted a 100% chance of wintry mix Sunday, with snow in the morning changing to rain in the evening. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Learn more about holiday happenings in Downtown Westfield at WestfieldToday.com.