Santa’s Arrival and the Lighting of the Morristown Green
Sunday, December 1 through Sunday, December 22
The Christmas Festival at the Morristown Green will once again bring the magic and wonder of the season to the town’s famous Green. Decked out in holiday finery, the Morristown Green will become a wonderland of nostalgia during the month-long festival. Visits and photos with Santa, holiday crafts, ice sculpture demonstrations, a vintage-style rocking horse and rides on a miniature train will all return to delight the children while families bask in the glow of thousands of dazzling lights.
The event kicks off on Sunday, December 1st with Santa’s arrival on North Park Place and the 100+ year traditional Lighting of the Morristown Green starting at 5:00 p.m. The evening will continue with Santa visits and photos until 8 p.m., as well as seasonal entertainment and hot chocolate and cookies courtesy of event sponsor, Hyatt Regency Morristown.
Family activities, entertainment and Santa visits and photos will take place each Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 7 p.m. throughout December until December 22nd, as well as three Fridays (December 6th, 13th and 20th) from 3 to 8:00 p.m. Activities are free to visitors, with the exception of a $10 fee for a photo with Santa.
As we send out letters for our Annual Appeal, many donations come back with heartfelt stories of the memories made during the holiday season in Morristown.
Sends us your stories! Use the hashtag #HolidaysinMorristown to post your treasured memories or new experiences to social media. With your permission, Morristown Partnership would love to post your memories on our website. Post on social media, send us an email, mail a handwritten note or draw us a picture of your favorite memory and we’ll share it here.
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Enjoy FREE 2-HOUR on-street parking courtesy of the Morristown Parking Authority 12/14 through 12/24. Designated on-street meters only. 2-Hour time limit strictly enforced.
What about the weather?
Inclement weather may delay or cancel activities on the Morristown Green during the Christmas Festival. Check this page and our social media for updates on delays and cancellations due to weather.
What about pets?
Visits with Santa are pet friendly for well behaved furry (slimy and scaled) animals! Please keep in mind, the Christmas Festival is a high volume event with many children present. Please keep your pet home if they do not respond well in crowds… and don’t forget, always clean up after your pet!
Emergencies, Lost & Found, Lost Persons?
All emergencies should be immediately reported to the Morristown Police; Morristown Partnership staff will be onsite to assist with contacting the appropriate emergency personnel .
Lost & Found? Lost person? Information? Come to the Santa House located in the center of the Morristown Green; Morristown Partnership staff will be happy to help you!
40NORTH Restaurants is the full service division of Villa Restaurant Group, a family owned, multi brand global QSR and full service restaurant company with nearly 400 domestic locations (including Puerto Rico) and in an additional 8 countries.
The Office Tavern Grill in Morristown first opened its doors in June of 2014. A reinvention of what was an iconic New Jersey restaurant chain, The Office Tavern Grill prides itself on providing its guests with a crafted experience. The menu is a modern American cuisine take on classic comforts, paired with 40 rotating taps and hand crafted cocktails. Our Monthly “Road Trip” around the United States provides our guests with regionally sourced ingredients, state specific classics, and small batch crafted beers.
Since opening its doors in 2007, George + Martha’s American Grille in Morristown has been offering a modern American menu in a sophisticated and fun atmosphere. The restaurant features an exciting nightlife, from Happy Hours to live entertainment and hosted events. Whether you’re looking for lunch, dinner or cocktails with friends, George + Martha’s is a great choice every day of the week. Our dining room can be used for parties as well as for sit-down dinners. No matter the occasion George + Martha’s will create a unique experience for you and your guests!
Located in the heart of Morristown, NJ, TOWN bar + kitchen offers an eclectic menu to cater to our diverse community. We opened our doors in 2017 and joined the 40NORTH family in November of 2018. The menu changes seasonally and ranges from traditional dishes, like our Organic Pork Chop, to culturally inspired dishes, such as our Grilled Octopus. Our team works tirelessly to immerse themselves in the best that a cuisine has to offer, then takes that knowledge to create unique dishes for you to enjoy. We pride ourselves on being able to embrace any cuisine while mastering both technique and ingredients. Our restaurant holds up to 200 guests and features roof top seating with an outdoor fireplace, for the spring, summer, and fall nights. We also have private dining available for up to 150 guests. Whether you’re looking for a private event with your family or coworkers, a casual night out with some friends, or a romantic getaway for two, TOWN bar + kitchen is here for you.
Morris Animal Inn is an internationally recognized, full-service, luxury pet resort for dogs and cats located in Morristown, NJ. Established in 1960, the award-winning, family-owned country inn is a state-of-the-art facility offering lodging, spa services, grooming, training and daycare. For more information call (973) 539-0377 or visit www.morrisanimalinn.com.
Discover the convenience of New York City at the Hyatt Regency Morristown. Our contemporary hotel is located just steps away from The Morristown Green, a historic park located in the heart of downtown Morristown. Our upscale urban retreat is within a 5-10 minute walk to over 60 popular options of entertainment, shopping, and restaurants. Pamper yourself to a stay in one our 256 oversized guestrooms and enjoy the sweeping views of Morris County. When you’re ready to explore the area, hop on the New Jersey Transit for quick 50 minute train ride into New York City or take advantage of many interesting attractions, like George Washington’s Headquarters and Museum and Mayo Performing Arts Center.
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) serves 1.1 million customers in the counties of Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren.
JCP&L’s 1,500 employees are dedicated to delivering safe, affordable and reliable service. They are also engaged in supporting the communities the company serves. In the past decade, JCP&L employees have donated approximately $518,000 to United Way; contributed nearly 140,000 pounds of food and raised approximately $118,000 for harvest for Hunger; and given of their time and talent volunteering at non-profit organizations.
Follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JCPandL or online at www.jcp-l.com.
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A long-time and proud sponsor of the Christmas Festival at the Morristown Green, Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is the top hospital in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report, which also ranked the hospital’s Cardiology & Heart Surgery and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery programs as one of the top 50 programs in the nation. Morristown Medical Center was also named by Becker’s Healthcare as one of its 2018 “100 great hospitals in America.”
Roseland Residential Trust is an owner, manager, and developer of luxury lifestyle-oriented multifamily and mixed-use properties in select waterfront and transit-oriented markets throughout the Northeast. A subsidiary of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, one of the country’s leading real estate investment trusts (REITs), Roseland is the master developer for several nationally recognized mixed-use destinations, including Port Imperial, a $3-billion, 200-acre community on the Hudson River Waterfront in New Jersey; and Portside at East Pier in East Boston, where the company is redeveloping a half-mile of Boston Harbor into a luxury community.
A recognized leader in multifamily innovation, Roseland is known for creating locally inspired communities that enhance the beauty, economic vitality, and energy of their surrounding environs. Fully integrated and self-managed, the company comprises a team of professionals committed to enriching the quality of life of each of its communities’ residents.
For more information on Roseland Residential Trust and its communities, visit www.roselandres.com
TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing our customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services. It’s a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada.
The Star-Ledger is the largest circulated newspaper in New Jersey and is based in Newark. It is a sister paper to The Jersey Journal, The Times of Trenton, South Jersey Times, Express-Times and the Staten Island Advance, all of which are owned by Advance Publications. The daily circulation is 157,584 and the Sunday circulation is 235,394. The Newark Daily Advertiser, founded in 1832, was Newark’s first daily newspaper. It subsequently evolved into the Newark Star-Eagle. S. I. Newhouse bought the Newark Ledger in 1935, and merged the paper with the Star-Eagle in 1939 to become the Newark Star-Ledger.
Here at TEAM: The Education Association of Morris are committed to a single goal; we strive to make the world a better place for our community’s children. Explore our website (www.morristownteam.org) to learn all we do to achieve this. TEAM, like our parent organization, the New Jersey Education Association, is a diverse, democratic organization working to create an optimal environment to achieve excellence in public education in New Jersey. The mission of TEAM is to advance and protect the rights, benefits, and interests of members, and promote a quality system of public education for all Morris School District students.
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