Holiday on Main Street presents Magic of Middletown - Tree Lighting!
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
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Take your own Picture with Santa in front of the Church of the Holy Trinity, immediately following the Tree Lighting at the Chamber! Santa will be around for you to take pictures until 7:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.- Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce– Join us in front of the Chamber office for popcorn & hot pretzels served up by The Kiwanis Club of Middletown as well as Free Wagon Rides on Main Street. The wagon rides will take a short break while the Tree Lighting is happening on the South Green and the Rides will resume after the Tree Lighting at the Middlesex Chamber! Don’t forget to stop by the Middletown High School Crew Team’s annual bake sale in front of the Church of the Holy Trinity!
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.- South Green– Join the Carol Sing with Middletown High School Concert Choir and the Beman Middle School Choir, sponsored by Middletown Commission on the Arts, with Emcee Trevor Davis from Trevor Davis Commercial Real Estate, LLC!
5:40 p.m. – Led by the Middletown High School Marching Band, Santa, Mrs. Claus, Mayor Ben Florsheim, and 3rd grade Middletown students (who were chosen by their teachers to receive a certificate for their good citizenship, good behavior, respect towards others and demonstration of the spirit of giving in everyday life!) arrive for the Tree Lighting on the South Green!
6:00 p.m. – TREE LIGHTING on the South Green- The Mayor and Santa Claus will turn on the lights on the big tree on the South Green!
6:15 p.m. – The Beman Middle School Band will lead the parade up Main Street with a stop at Spear Park to light the Holiday Display and then proceed to the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce (393 Main St), where Santa and the Mayor turn on the Lights on the Tree, donated by Kronenberger & Sons Restoration, on the Chamber Roof!
8:00 p.m. – Annual Tree Lighting in front of Eli Cannon’s Tap Room, 695 Main Street, where SANTA will arrive by fire engine to light the tree. Elves will be on the sidewalk with Popcorn, Cookies, Hot Chocolate and Treats for the kids, and The Middletown Police Benefit Association Pipe & Drum Corps will be playing to welcome the arrival of Santa! Don’t forget to bring an unwrapped toy for the Police Department’s Stuff-A-Cruiser fundraiser!
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