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VIDEO: Annual Christmas tree arrives in downtown Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) –  It’s beginning to look like Christmas in downtown Hackettstown.

The Hackettstown Department of Public Works delivered the 16-foot Norway Spruce at the mini park, located at the corner of Main St and West Moore St, on Tuesday and began to set up the annual tree display ahead of the tree lighting ceremony next week.

The Hackettstown Business Improvement District’s 14th annual Hometown Holiday will take place on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The event will be featuring Santa, local businesses, restaurants, and community groups, it’s a fun night for Hackettstown, residents, and visitors.

Starting at Centenary University in the front parlors of the Seay Administration building for story time, music, snacks and crafts. The evening will continue with the Grand Illumination and carriage rides. Take a carriage to the downtown area and enjoy live musical entertainment, holiday shopping and tasty food.

As in years past, Santa will march up Main Street, arriving at the Gazebo on the corner of Main and Moore St. to light the Christmas tree. From there, he and the elves will go to the Moore Street Firehouse for free photos with Santa!

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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