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2019 Holidays in Asbury Park

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
November 30, 2019
Tired of the Black Friday madness? Shop small this year. On Small Business Saturday we encourage you to shop locally. We have a gift for everyone on your list here in Asbury, from home decor, to kitchen appliances, to clothes, to toys, and so much more.

ANNUAL BOARDWALK HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
November 30, 2019
The 12th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Asbury Park Boardwalk lights up The Grand Arcade within legendary Asbury Park Convention Hall on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Doors open at 5:30pm. The tree is scheduled to light up the Grand Arcade at 6:45 pm preceded by live music, holiday cheer and followed by continued festivities and a visit from the man with the big white beard, Santa Claus himself. Please note, space is limited and subject to capacity. Please arrive early to ensure admission.

This year's tree lighting also features the Asbury Park Bazaar, located inside Convention Hall and open until 10 pm. Start your holiday shopping with dozens of specialty vendors offering unique gift ideas you won't find at the mall.

DOWNTOWN TREE LIGHTING IN PRESS PLAZA
December 7, 2019, festivities begin at 5:30pm
Join us as we celebrate the holiday season beneath our 25 foot Christmas Tree in Press Plaza (Cookman Ave. at Emory St.). This is a whole family event featuring carolers from Alphabets Preschool, photos with Santa Claus, cookies and hot coca for all.

MENORAH LIGHTING IN KENNEDY PARK
December 29, 2019 (Time TBD)
Join us as we celebrate the festival of lights at the Fourth Annual Downtown Menorah Lighting! More details coming soon.

FIREMAN'S PARK TREE LIGHTING
December 6, 2019
Join the City of Asbury Park for the annual lighting of the Fireman's Park Tree in Fireman's Park (Sunset Avenue and Main Street)! The event will begin at 5:30pm.

KWANZAA CELEBRATION
December 14, 2019
The City of Asbury Park's Kwanzaa Celebration will begin at 2:00pm in the Asbury Park Senior Center (1201 Springwood Avenue). As in past years the celebration will include music and cultural entertainment.

SPRINGWOOD PARK TREE LIGHTING
December 14, 2019
Join the City of Asbury Park for the annual lighting of the Springwood Park Tree in Springwood Park(Springwood Avenue and Atkins Avenue). This event will take place at 5:00pm immediately following the Kwanzaa Celebration.

ONGOING HOLIDAY EVENTS

ASBURY PARK HOLIDAY BAZAAR
November 30, December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22
The Asbury Park Holiday Bazaar will feature a curated roster of the best local and regional artists, vendors, and shops selling the cutest and coolest vintage, handmade, art, jewelry, home goods, foodstuffs, and more. The event will feature live music and special performances, Photos with Santa Sundays, holiday photo booth pictures, a 30 foot Christmas tree, fireplace lounge, and beautiful holiday decor. While you shop, enjoy a seasonally-inspired menu and holiday drinks at the Anchors Bend and Asbury Oyster Bar. Feeling creative? Join us for kids art classes and holiday craft workshops.

The holiday market is inspired by the traditional "Weihnachtsmarkts" in Germany. So be sure to stop by our hot drink bar to enjoy traditional glühwein (hot mulled wine), hot chocolate or hot cider while you shop!

Bring a toy or gently used coat for the AP Toy & Coat Drive or donate what you can and you will receive a 4x6 print of your Photo with Santa, along with copies of your photos emailed to you. Pets are invited to meet Santa as well! Sponsored by Shoreline Media.

CHECK OUR EVENT CALENDAR FOR MORE GREAT HOLIDAY EVENTS AND SALES!

CHECK OUR EVENT CALENDAR FOR MORE GREAT HOLIDAY EVENTS AND SALES!

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