2022 DOWNTOWN WESTFIELD HOLIDAY EVENTS
FREE SHOPPER PARKING COURTESY OF THE TOWN OF WESTFIELD
NOVEMBER 25 – JANUARY 1, 2023 ● PAY STATION LOTS & ON-STREET METERS
Specific hourly restrictions still apply to all spaces.
BLACK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25 AND SHOP LOCAL SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26
Free Parking begins on Black Friday so it is easier than ever to shop & dine downtown and support our local businesses
WESTFIELD CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 ● 5 PM ● NORTH AVENUE TRAIN STATION
A festive evening filled with holiday cheer and community!
· 5 PM – 5:30 PM – DJ will be spinning holiday tunes ● cookies from downtown Westfield bakeries ● treats of candy canes, Hanukkah gelt, dreidels and Kwanzaa stickers
· 5:30 PM – Santa arrives on the fire truck to light the Christmas tree with Mayor Brindle
· 5:30 PM – 6 PM – Take pictures with Santa
MENORAH LIGHTING CEREMONY
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18 ● 4:30 PM ● NORTH AVENUE TRAIN STATION
Join Rabbi Block at the annual Menorah lighting ceremony
WESTFIELD WINTER WONDERLAND ACTIVITIES
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18 ● 12 PM – 4 PM ● FOUNDATION PARK
- Bouncy House Park
Bring the kids to an exciting Westfield Wonderland Bouncy House event at Foundation Park on South Ave W. A DJ too! Hourly pre-registration is required and tickets will be limited to the first 150 people. Sign up now!
- Magical Mayhem presented by Acting Out Studios
Acting Out Studios presents Magical Mayhem with Peter Juris. There will be two indoor magic shows located at Acting Out Studios (located at 439 South Ave W across from Foundation Park): 12:00 and 2:30, tickets are $5 each and must be purchased in advance. Get tickets now!
- Family photos with Santa by Just A Soul Photography
Westfield's own Just A Soul Photography will be offering a photo session with Santa for the whole family at Acting Out Studios (located at 439 South Ave W across from Foundation Park). Each photo session is $9.99 and will receive two 4 x 6 prints, printed on the spot, with the option to purchase more prints and the digital images at an additional fee. Advanced reservations are required. Get tickets now!
HANUKKAH HOOPLA AND KWANZAA FUN
- December 18 – Menorah Lighting at the North Ave Train Station with Rabbi Block at 4:30 pm ● Check out menorahs in downtown Westfield stores
- December 19 – 6:30 pm Hanukkah Book Reading at Memorial Library
- December 20 – Hanukkah Chalk the Walk
- December 21 – Find, keep, take a picture with the adorable stuffed llama toys ● win a Yiftee gift card
- December 23 – Hanukkah Harry ● Dreidel Contest
- December 26 – Kwanzaa Chalk the Walk
- December 28 – 6:30 pm Kwanzaa Book Reading at Memorial Library
MIRACLE ON ELM ST WEEKLY GIFT CARD GIVE AWAY
Pick up a registration card at your favorite downtown business! Click here to sign up online.
HOLIDAY MUSIC AROUND DOWNTOWN AND NEW HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS
Enjoy holiday music by carolers and musicians on Sundays, December 11 and 18 ● Instagrammable moments at new holiday attractions downtown