***UPDATE***  Phillipsburg to Ring in Holiday Season with Annual Tree Lighting Celebration

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Snow forecast will not stop Santa Claus from coming to downtown Phillipsburg, NJ.

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – The Phillipsburg Tree Lighting & Santa Visit has been rescheduled to Monday, December 9, 2019 due to the forecast for heavy snow on the original date.



Santa Claus is coming to downtown Phillipsburg, NJ.

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – The Phillipsburg Tree Lighting & Santa Visit is a 100% free community event hosted by the Town of Phillipsburg, New Jersey and the Phillipsburg Area Chamber of Commerce.

Following the official tree lighting celebration and countdown, attendees can enjoy free hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, holiday crafts, activities, carolers, dancers, a winter coat drive, and more as they anxiously await the arrival of Santa Claus. Each child in attendance will take their photo with Santa, receive a special holiday gift, and a new set of hat & gloves.

Join us for this beloved holiday celebration!

WHAT: Phillipsburg Tree Lighting & Santa Visit

WHEN: Monday, December 2, 2019 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Shappell Park, Phillipsburg, New Jersey

SPONSORS: Winegar Wilhelm Glynn & Roemersma P.C.,

Elizabethtown Gas, Quaker Steak & Lube, Applebee’s Restaurant, Provident Bank, Phillipsburg Rotary Club, ShopRite of Greenwich, Unity Bank, Weichert Realtors, Perfect Christmas Tree Farm, Warren Septic Services, and the Phillipsburg Downtown Association.

About The Chamber

The mission of The Chamber is to: deliver value to members through superior programs and services; fight for pro-job, pro-business interests; unify the Lehigh Valley business community to leverage regional resources and strengthen its collective voice; and to create opportunities for businesses to grow. With nearly 5,000 member businesses that employ more than 140,000 individuals, The Chamber is the largest in Pennsylvania, the largest in New Jersey, and one of the most active advocates for member businesses in the nation.


Information provided to TVL by:
Lauren Spence
The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce