Starting this Friday, there will be all kinds of holiday celebrations in downtown Red Bank!

Grab your family and friends and enjoy these holiday season festivities in Red Bank. Here's a list of them, plus info on free parking, and more!

-- Santa Express & Santa Parade: Friday, Nov. 24th, departing from the Little Silver Train Station (Branch Ave. between Sycamore & Oceanport Avenues) and arriving at the Red Bank Train Station (175 Monmouth Street). The departure time from the Little Silver Train Station is 6:44 pm but the festivities begin at 5 pm in Little Silver and 5:30 pm in Red Bank. Once Santa arrives in Red Bank, he will lead the parade to Broad Street for the Town Tree Lighting & Holiday Express concert. So you can join Santa on the train or meet him at the Red Bank train station when he arrives. Once in Red Bank, Santa will board a fire truck and lead the parade.

-- Town Tree Lighting with Holiday Express. Saturday, Nov. 24th, 7 pm, Broad Street at Canal Street. Now in it's 25th year, Holiday Express will be rocking the streets with all of your favorite tunes plus plenty of special guests. The holiday lights will be lit for the first time this season during the concert. The Red Bank Fire Department will be on hand with free hot chocolate.

-- Small Business Saturday takes place on November 25th all day. This is a day to shop the wonderful local businesses in downtown Red Bank with a bunch of special deals!

-- Pictures with Santa at The Galleria (2 Bridge Ave.) will take place every Saturday and Sunday from Nov. 25th until Dec. 24th from Noon - 4 pm.

-- Holiday Horse & Wagon Rides will take place every Saturday and Sunday from Nov. 25th - Dec. 23rd. You can board at 11 Bridge Avenue (near Danny's Steakhouse) or at 26 Broad Street (near The Robinson Ale House) from 1 pm - 5 pm. FREE! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season throughout Red Bank's Business District with a classic horse and wagon ride.

-- Holiday Harmonies: Every Saturday from Nov. 25th through Dec. 23rd from Noon - 3 pm. Carolers, choirs, brass bands, hand bells, rock, folk, and jazz music will fill the sidewalks of Red Bank.

-- Holiday Music Madness Hunt: Nov. 24th - Dec. 22nd. Stroll the charming downtown to view more than 40 festive window displays inspired by classic holiday tunes. Match each window display to its muse, then enter to win a very noteworthy Red Bank grand prize. Pick up your entry form at any participating venue.

As for parking during the holiday season in Red Bank, there is FREE PARKING throughout Red Bank on Nov. 24th and 25th., and then from Dec. 11th - 25th!!!

For more info on all of the parking garages around town (you may not have even known about all of them) call 732-842-4244.

Or, how about a ride across town with Scooter Dudes, which seats 6  in an open-air, three-wheeled scooter, in all types of weather! Park once and scoot twice! CLICK HERE for details. Text 732-784-3011 and they will pick you up in 10-15 minutes.

For more info on these and other happenings in Red Bank, CLICK HERE! 

Or call 732-842-4244.

These festivities are brought to you by the non-profit Red Bank RiverCenter in conjunction with the Red Bank business community.





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