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Top 10 ways to have more fun and stress less this holiday season

The holidays are here! Stay close to home and experience all Westfield has to offer and the most fun this side of the North Pole!

  1. There’s room for everyone on the nice list. Santa & the Mrs. will be taking requests and creating memories with photos at Lord & Taylor. Free 5x7 photo with a $5 donation (plus shipping) to the Westfield Food Pantry. [Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30 from 12 – 6 pm. Sunday, December 1 from 12 – 4 pm]
  2. #WestfieldElfieSelfie - Get a good report to Santa with the #ElfieSelfieWestfield contest in local merchant locations. Win a special treat from the North Pole. [Sat, November 30]
  3. Lots of great shopping and experiences throughout the Downtown Westfield businesses
  4. Westfield Winter Wonderland & Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with Fun, Family Activities. We triple dog dare you not to love this family friendly extravaganza. Santa will be ready for photos. Holiday faves will be played the Westfield Community Band, and enjoy (yum) hot cider, with love from the Lion’s Club. [Sunday, December 1 beginning at 4pm. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrival and Tree Lighting at 5:30 pm]
  5. Gingerbread decorating. Break out your gumdrop buttons and show your mad icing skills. [Sunday December 1 beginning at 4pm]
  6. Shake up the traditional holiday photo and create a picture perfect scene in the giant human snow globe. [Sunday December 1 at 4pm]
  7. Free Shopper Parking on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are sure to make you smile. [Friday, November 29 & Saturday, November 30]
  8. More reasons to make you smile: Free Shopper Parking from December 14 through January 1, 2020!
  9. Enjoy the songs of the season with Carolers downtown Westfield beginning Small Business Saturday and throughout December.
  10. Discover the hottest items and unique gifts with Westfield’s curated shopping and dining lists. 

 

The holiday season is the perfect time to 'Experience Westfield' with shopping, dining and celebrating in our classic town for modern families! Westfield is the place where families and friends share good food, exchange gifts and create awesome memories together. The events begin Thanksgiving Weekend! 

PHOTOS WITH SANTA & MRS. CLAUS AT LORD + TAYLOR - NOVEMBER 29 THROUGH DECEMBER 1

Thanksgiving Weekend kick­s off the Westfield holiday events with Photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, November 29 -December 1, 2019­ at Lord + Taylor, Westfield, 609 North Ave. W., Westfield, NJ. Friday & Saturday 1-­6pm and Sunday 12-4pm. One free 5" x 7" photo with a donation of $5 for the Westfield Food Pantry. Nominal shipping fee will apply. Additional online photo packages may be purchased from www.PaulMeccaPhotography.com

BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING IN DOWNTOWN WESTFIELD - NOVEMBER 29, 2019

If you love Westfield, shop, dine and experience Westfield on Black Friday! Enjoy all Westfield has to offer as you do all your holiday shopping! Enjoy free shopper parking all day (November 29, 2019) compliments of The Town of Westfield. Free shopper parking at all on-street meters and pay station lots. Parking restrictions and time limits apply.

EXPERIENCE WESTFIELD - SHOP LOCAL - SHOPPING + EXPERIENCES – SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2019

Experience Westfield on this special Thanksgiving Weekend Saturday! A day that will be filled with great shopping, dining, services and activities! Enjoy all Westfield has to offer as you do all your holiday shopping! Enjoy free shopper parking on Small Business Saturday (November 30, 2019) compliments of The Town of Westfield. Free shopper parking at all on-street meters and pay station lots. Parking restrictions and time limits apply.

WESTFIELD WINTER WONDERLAND AND ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING - DECEMBER 1, 2019 - 4 PM - NORTH AVENUE TRAIN STATION

Westfield Winter Wonderland will take place Sunday, December 1, at 4pm at the North Avenue Train Station with lots of fun, family activities. The Annual Tree Lighting with Santa & Mrs. Claus will begin at 5:30pm. Mayor Shelley Brindle and Santa & Mrs. Claus will officiate the tree lighting. Beginning at 4 pm The Westfield Community Band will provide entertainment, The Lion's Club will be serving hot cider, enjoy Ginger Bread Cookies decorating, take family photos in a giant human snow globe and lots of other fun activities!

CAROLERS

Enjoy the songs of the season with Carolers downtown Westfield beginning Small Business Saturday and throughout December.

MENORAH LIGHTING

The Annual Menorah Lighting Ceremonies will take place on December 22 at the North Ave. Train Station and is sponsored by the Union County Torah Center, 908.789.5252. 

FREE HOLIDAY SHOPPER PARKING - SPONSORED BY TOWN OF WESTFIELD

Enjoy free shopper parking for the holidays, December 14, 2019 - January 1, 2020, compliments of the Town of Westfield. Shoppers, diners and visitors may enjoy the gift of free metered parking at designated 2-hour on-street meters and 4-hour parking lot pay stations. Parking restrictions and time limits will be enforced to ensure turnover of the parking spaces. The meters and pay stations will be covered with red meter bags.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST - SPONSORED BY TOWN OF WESTFIELD

Westfield is excited to present the second town-wide Gingerbread House Decorating Contest. You are invited to conjure all of your creativity, imagination, and whimsy this holiday season to create magic. To enter the contest and for more information, visit https://www.westfieldnj.gov/gingerbread