The Christmas Tree is lit in front of town hall.
West Orange residents came together on Friday to celebrate the holidays by participating in the annual Christmas Tree lighting. Kids were able to hang out with goats, sheep and a pony at the holiday petting zoo. Hot chocolate and cookies were provided by Pal's Cabin and Shoprite and the event even included a Kwanzaa Booth. Mayor Robert Parisi and the West Orange Recreation Department welcomed residents to the lighting. There were musical and dance performances, followed by a visit from Santa Claus himself. Were you at the Christmas Tree lighting? Upload your photos to share with the community.
Due to inclement weather, the tree lighting was postponed to Dec. 14.
West Orange's Christmas Tree lighting, scheduled to have happened on Dec. 7, will be happening today, Dec. 14, according to Jessica Glicker, Director of Communications for West Orange. The lighting was postponed due to inclement weather. The township will highlight its holiday festivities on Friday at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall. Sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Department, the jolly event begins at 4:30 p.m. The tree will be lit at 5:40 p.m., immediately followed by the appearance of the jolly old elf himself who will be available for photos in his workshop. Hot chocolate and cookies will be doled out compliments of Pal's Cabin and Shoprite. The event also includes a Kwanzaa Booth, musical performances and …