The City of Asbury Park presents their annual Kwanzaa Celebration on Saturday, December 9 in the Asbury Park Senior Center. This year's theme is "unstoppabe!" and the event includes a DJ, cultural entertainment, karamu, prizes, and more! The event is free, and starts at 2 pm. More info here .
Come celebrate the Second Annual Springwood Park Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 9 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. Santa is coming to town, along with entertainment and refreshments! More info here .
Jog now, enjoy milk and cookies later! The Asbury Park Santa Run returns on Saturday, December 9, taking the streets of Asbury Park by storm in a run/walk 5k, all in support of local charity Lunch Break, with a bonus massive toy drive. The run kicks off at 10 am, and registration is $29.95. More info here .
The Santas are coming, the Santas are coming! SantaCon returns on Saturday, December 9, with registration starting at the Asbury Ale House from 1 pm to 5 pm. The festive bar crawl is $12.95 to register, more info here .
It's time to deck the halls! The Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Holiday Decorating Contest for Residents! Windows will be judged based on their overall theme or story, creativity, and overall design, and participation is free! Register by December 10 by calling 732-775-7676 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Judging begins on December 14, and winners for best home, best apartment/condo, and best window/terrace will be announced on December 20.
On Sunday, December 10 the Asbury Hotel presents Dog Pictures with Santa from 11 am to 2 pm. Dress your puppy up and snap the ultimate holiday card shot, all while hanging out with the cool folks (and pups) from Rescue Ridge. More info here .
Join in a Holiday Craft and Sip at Convention Hall on Thursday, December 14, where the team from The Pink Elephant Pottery will guide you through a holiday-inspired mosaic tile. The event is from 7 pm to 9 pm, and cost is $28. More info here .
Paranormal Books and Curiosities presents a night with famed New Jersey Historian Dr Richard Veit on Graves and Graveystones, covering the history of and stories behind the gravesites and grave markers of New Jersey. The chat is Friday, December 15 at 7 pm, and is free but advance registration is requested. More info here .
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