The Holidays in Collingswood
Singers, snow and more in downtown Collingswood Every Friday and Saturday night in December.
Shop local! The trees along Haddon and Collings Avenue business districts glow with more than a quarter million lights. Storefronts sparkle with garland and lights set up in beautiful holiday displays. Visit Santa to drop off your wishlist and take photos on Haddon Ave as well!
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See Santa in Collingswood FREE!
Santa is available to hear good girls and boys every weekend in December! There’s no charge to visit with Santa. Santa will welcome families at his Collingswood Headquarters at Knight’s Bistro Restaurant, 700 Haddon Avenue. Santa House hours are:
Friday nights, 6 to 9pm
Saturdays, 1 to 3pm and 5 to 8pm
Sundays 1 to 3pm
Santa will stroll Haddon Ave Christmas Eve, Dec 24, 1 to 3pm
Collingswood Partners, Inc. is again working to put together a beautiful shopping streetscape on the Avenue. There are extended shopping hours every Friday and Saturday in December and parking is free in the downtown throughout December to make shopping a breeze. Haddon Avenue in Collingswood is decked out with an estimated 500,000 lights so visitors and residents can shop in a winter wonderland and find just the right gifts for underneath the tree. And the word is it will definitely snow in Collingswood.
Enjoy holiday caroling while you shop, stroll and dine:Hotsy Totsy will again be strolling the Avenue spreading their holiday cheer every Friday and Saturday evening in December.
Saturday, Dec. 15 - 6pm-8pm - Hotsy Totsy
7pm-7:30pm - First Baptist Church Choir
7:45pm - Steve Leak
Friday, Dec. 21 - 5:30pm-6:30pm - Collingswood High School Choir
7pm-9pm - Hotsy Totsy
Saturday, Dec. 22 - 6pm-8pm - Hotsy Totsy
Friday, November 23 Tree Lighting at 7pm
Santa descends from atop Borough Hall by way of the Collingswood Fire Department’s ladder truck – just in time for the Borough’s official Tree Lighting Ceremony. Choral groups will sing as the town tree is lit up with twinkling lights and season’s greetings are made by Mayor Jim Maley and Commissioners Joan Leonard and Mike Hall.
Saturday, November 24 Holiday Parade at 10am: For details on the Holiday Parade, check out the Holiday Parade page! The largest parade in SJ. A decades old tradition.
Parade of Lights, Friday, December 14, 7:30 p.m.
Continuing in tradition, fire trucks and floats strung in glittering lights will drive from Zane Ave. to Homestead Ave. (at the Collingswood post office, 970 Haddon Ave) for the Parade of Lights on Friday, Dec. 14 at 7:30. Collingswood’s Fire Department and civic organizations will come decorated and ready to represent their groups. Trucks will compete for top honors and prizes. Santa will follow on the last truck to greet children and spectators and send season’s greetings. Organizations that would like to be involved can call the Collingswood Fire Department at 856-854-1043.
Saturday, December 8 – Second Saturday!
The festive lights will make for an extra special Second Saturday event on Dec. 8 starting at 5 p.m. As always, the evening of art and entertainment will host artists, crafters and musicians at studios, galleries, coffee houses and retail shops. Experience art, demonstrations, performances and exhibits at several locations along Haddon Ave
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