During the first weekend in December, the Borough of Roselle Park will hold its first Winter Market at Michael J. Mauri Park. The three-day event will feature plenty of activities, performances, vendors and more for residents.
The first day of the Winter Market will take place on Friday, December 3, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., as will the borough’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
There will be craft vendors, food vendors, free activities for kids, and an outdoor café sponsored by Roselle Park Youth Football.
Live performances by the Roselle Park School District Choir and Christmas carols by the Roselle Park High School Marching Band will also take place. There will be an ice rink as well as free family portraits with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.
“This year’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony will certainly be unforgettable,” said Mayor Joe Signorello.
“After the year that we have all been through, I hope this tree lighting will not only be a celebration of the holiday season, but serve as a reminder of the strength of our community. Thank you to everyone who helped make the Tree Lighting Ceremony possible. . “
On Saturday December 4 and Sunday December 5, the second and third days of the winter market will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be craft vendors, food vendors, free kids’ activities, and a beer garden. Activities for kids include mechanical rides, such as Kiddie Carousel, Kiddie Ferris Wheel, Dixie WhirlWind, and a human snow globe. Live performances by local artists will take place hourly from 3:00 p.m.
“There’s no better way to celebrate the holidays than with our annual winter market,” said Mayor Signorello.
“I am delighted that our community is coming together this year and spending the holidays with loved ones at these events. Thank you to everyone who helped make the winter market possible. “
In case of bad weather, the events of that day will be canceled. COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing rules will still apply to this year’s events. For more information, please contact the Casano Community Center at (908) -245-0666.
Food vendors will include: Ketal Korn, Latin Bites, Lechon de Negron, The Box, Coffee Stream, The Lab Truck, United Ice Cream, Dee’s Hot Dogs, and The Original Goldenbrown. Craft vendors, supplied by Roselle Park Loves Arts, will include: Olmedo Soul, Angelise Rose Garden, Campbell Family Crafts, ShyGal Crafts, Celeste Color Art and many more.
The performances on December 4 will include, respectively: RPHS Band, Angelyse Estevez, Susie Dance Group and Sister Power the New Generation, Isabelle Latorne and Reanna Saldana (The Quaranteens), and Trying Our Best Band.
Performances on December 5 will include, respectively: Roselle Park Elementary School Band, Fusion Dance, Kyle Cancino and Los 9 Del Sabor Band.