Montclair Tree Lighting 2013. Photo: Chanda Hall
Montclair Tree Lighting 2013. Photo: Chanda Hall

They may not be as grand as the tree at Rockefeller Center, but they light up our towns with as much joy. Here are some local tree lightings and celebrations:



Applegate Farm’s Christmas Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 1 at 7 pm
This year, Applegate will hold its 1st ever Christmas Tree lighting event with a 40 foot tree. Enjoy music, treats, and Santa!
616 Grove Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042



Montclair Center Tree Lighting
Friday, December 2 at 6 pm
Enjoy music by the Montclair Community Band, festivities, and a visit from Santa. Plus, some lucky person will take home the Montclair Center BID Bear!
Corner of Church Street and South Fullerton, Montclair NJ, 07042


West Orange


West Orange Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 3 at 4 pm
A full day’s worth of activities are planned throughout the township and Santa’s visit and tree lighting.
Downtown West Orange, NJ


Glen Ridge


Glen Ridge Tree Lighting
Sunday, December 4 at 4:30 pm
Annual Holiday Tree Lighting with Hot Chocolate and a special guests.
Glen Ridge Municipal Building, 825 Bloomfield Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ

Bloomfield Tree Lighting
Monday, December 5 at 6:30 pm
A visit from Santa, caroling from The Bloomfield High School and Middle School Choir, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, and of course, the Tree Lighting.
Front of Bloomfield Town Hall, 1 Municipal Plaza, Bloomfield, NJ