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Hometown Holiday in Hackettstown set for Dec. 3-5

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – The 16th annual Hackettstown Hometown Holiday is coming to the Hackettstown Business Improvement District from December 3rd through the 5th.

Activities begin on Friday, Dec. 3 at Centenary University from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and continue along Main Street and the downtown gazebo area until 9:00 p.m. (weather permitting).

Then at 7:00 p.m. the Santa Parade will march up Main Street arriving at the Gazebo Park on the corner of Main Street and Moore Street to light the Christmas tree. From there, Santa and the elves will go to Moore Street Firehouse for the annual holiday gathering. Enjoy lively entertainment, shopping and delicious food. We invite you to the holiday spirit in Hackettstown, with festivities and many shops open late for the night.

The festivities continue Saturday and Sunday with Shop Small in Hackettstown! We will be inviting visitors to Hackettstown to Shop and Dine. From 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, strolling street musicians will be out to put you into the holiday spirit and look out for holiday characters who will be handing out treats for adults and kids and will be available for photo ops.

The Hackettstown Community Center, located at 293 Main Street, will be open on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Santa will be available for photos and a Holiday craft area to make homemade crafts for gifts, homemade ornaments, etc. for a small fee. Unique crafters and artisans will be onsite for your holiday shopping.

Due to the overwhelming response, Candy Cane Lane scheduled for Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. is sold out.

For more information, visit the Hackettstown BID’s website.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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