Welcome Santa, Lighting of the Town Tree, Enjoy Free Events and Activities
HO! HO! HO! Save the date because it’s almost time to kick off the holiday season and celebrate at the Annual Kearny KUEZ Tree Lighting Festival, this year being held on Thursday, November 30th from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. outside Town Hall on Kearny Avenue. Rain or shine!
At 5:30 the Festival begins with a Hometown Concert on the steps of Town Hall. This year the lineup includes the Kearny Elementary Chorus, Lincoln Middle School Chorus, Dancers from Next Step Dance Company and more!
At 6:30 p.m. Santa arrives to help Mayor Alberto G. Santos, along with members of the Town Council light the Kearny Holiday Tree.
BRING YOUR CAMERAS FOR PHOTOS WITH SANTA!
The festivities then move immediately to Town Hall Park. Santa, joined by Mrs. Claus and their elves, will be on hand for children (12 and under) to visit until 8:30 p.m. Free events and activities last until 8:30 p.m. These include Face Painting, a Magic Show, Balloon Making, Holiday Crafts, Photo Stations, Santa’s Sled, Costumed Characters as well as the popular Jingle Bell Stage this year featuring lots of fun, contests, prizes and of course, Frosty the Snowman!
Please note: Kearny Avenue will be closed between Liberty Street and Quincy Avenue throughout the event. The event is rain or shine.
The KUEZ thanks its sponsors: Girl Scouts * Holsman Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation * HVAC Services, LLC * Junior Woman’s Club of Arlington * Kearny Fire Department * Kearny Public Library * Midtown Pharmacy * Provident Bank * River Terminal Development * Rosa Agency)* West Hudson Arts & Theater Company (W.H.A.T.) * West Hudson / South Bergen Optimist Club
Sponsored by the Kearny Urban Enterprise Zone (KUEZ) and Mayor Alberto G. Santos and Council. Visit www-i8ily.hosts.cx or like the KUEZ Facebook page for more information.