Holiday Events in North Hudson County

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The weeks and days leading up to Christmas mean twinkling lights line the streets, stores are filled with festive decor, and a time to enjoy the magic of the season. If you live in North Hudson County, there are plenty of events during the month of December to get you into the holiday spirit. Keep reading to discover all of the holiday happenings in North Hudson County.

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West New York Tree Lighting — Friday, December 6th

View the annual Christmas parade on Bergenline Avenue starting at 5:30 PM followed by the tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 PM at the West New York Town Hall, 428 60th Street, West New York.

North Bergen Sip N’ Craft — Friday, December 6th

Sip hot chocolate and create holiday crafts at the Uptown Public Library, at 8411 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen.

Artesana Pottery Open Studio Holiday Market — Saturday, December 7th

Shop pottery and handmade items created by local artists from 12:00PM – 4:00 PM at 6025 Palisade Avenue, West New York.

North Bergen Santa Parade — Sunday, December 8th

The North Bergen Santa Parade will be starting at 12:00 PM on Bergenline Avenue between 32nd and 85th Street.

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Holiday Films at the Library — Monday, December 9th

Come watch Elf while enjoying hot chocolate and Christmas cookies {free of charge} at the Uptown Public Library, 8411 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen.

Eating Healthy for the Holidays — Monday, December 9th

Learn tips and tricks for healthy eating this holiday season with host Ashley Gayed from ShopRite at 6:00 PM at the Uptown Public Library, 8411 Bergenline Avenue North Bergen

North Bergen Winter CelebrationTuesday, December 10th

This event will be happening from 6:00PM-8:30PM at the Food Bazaar parking lot, at 1425 Kennedy Boulevard.

Hot Cocoa StorytimeWednesday, December 11th

Enjoy cocoa, stories, and craft-making open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents up to age five at, 11:00AAM am at the Uptown Public Library, 8411 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen.

Holiday Fun and Festivities — Wednesday, December 11th

Take photos with Santa and listen to Christmas stories and live music from 4:30PM-6:30PM at the Kennedy Branch Library, 2123 Kennedy Boulevard, North Bergen.

Hot Cocoa StorytimeThursday, December 12th

Enjoy cocoa, stories, and craft-making open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents up to age five, at 11:00AM at the Galaxy Resource Center, 7002 Boulevard East Unit 4, Guttenberg.

Sip N’ Craft — Thursday, December 12th

Sip hot chocolate and create holiday crafts {ages 16+}, at 5:00 PM at the Kennedy Branch Library, 2123 Kennedy Boulevard, North Bergen.

Weehawken Christmas Tree Lighting — Sunday, December 15th

Come watch the annual Weehawken Christmas tree lighting, accompanied by music from the Weehawken high school band and Roosevelt School choir at 7:00 PM at the Weehawken Town Hall, 400 Park Avenue, Weehawken.

Holiday Films at the LibraryMonday, December 16th

Come watch The Nightmare Before Christmas while enjoying hot chocolate and cookies {free of charge}, 4:00 PM at the Uptown Public Library, 18411 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen.

Nightmare Before Christmas Escape Room — Tuesday, December 17th

Open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents in grades 6th to 12th, at 7:30 PM at the Uptown Public Library, 18411 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen {register at the Youth Services desk}.

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Holiday Fun and Festivities — Wednesday, December 18th

Take photos with Santa and listen to Christmas stories and live music from 5:00PM – 8:00 PM at the Uptown Public Library, 18411 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen.

Guttenberg Christmas Parade — Wednesday, December 18th

Watch the annual Christmas parade starting at 6:00 PM at the Guttenberg Municipal Building, at 6808 Park Avenue, Guttenberg.

Holiday Fun and Festivities — Thursday, December 19th

Take photos with Santa and listen to Christmas stories and live music from 6:00PM-8:00PM at the Galaxy Resource Center, 7002 Boulevard East Unit 4, Guttenberg.

A Christmas Carol  Friday, December 20th through Sunday, December 22nd

Grab tickets to see A Christmas Carol at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood the weekend before Christmas, located at 30 North Van Brunt Street Englewood. 

North Pole Express Holiday PartySaturday, December 21st

Available to children under eight years old, at 11:00 AM at the Gerald Drasheff Community Center, 301 6th Street, Guttenberg.

Holiday Films at the LibraryMonday, December 23rd

Come watch Home Alone while enjoying hot chocolate and cookies {free of charge}, 4:00 PM at the Uptown Public Library, 18411 Bergenline Avenue North Bergen.

Giant Candy Land — Friday, December 27th

Stop by the Main Library for a life-sized game of Candy Land, as well as other board games, 1:00 PM at the Uptown Public Library, 18411 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen.

Holiday Films at the Library — Monday, December 30th

Come watch Frozen while enjoying hot chocolate and cookies {free of charge) 4:00 PM at the Uptown Public Library, 18411 Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen.

 Which of these events will you be attending this year?

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Nadine is a Jersey transplant, originally from the Boston area. True to her New England roots, she loves exploring outdoor activities like running, biking, and hiking, while enjoying the beautiful Hudson River and Palisade Cliff views. She works at a technology startup in Manhattan, but loves coming home to the calm of North Hudson County, where she lives with her boyfriend. From restaurants to fitness studios, she enjoys staying up to date on all the new openings in the area, and sharing her research with the Hoboken Girl community.