Everyone is invited to join the community on Friday evening, December 11th, for a Facebook Live holiday event! Tune into the Borough of Merchantville Facebook page at 6:00 p.m. to join Mayor Brennan and some special guests for our Virtual Downtown Tree Lighting. Make sure to have your kids or grandkids share their computer skills in advance so you'll be ready to login and join in the fun as Merchantville lights the honorary tree at Center and Park.
Cooper River Park has once again transformed into a winter wonderland with tasty treats, and family fun. The WinterFest Ice Skating rink at Cooper River is open every Thursday – Sunday now through February 17, 2020. Presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders WinterFest will include more family fun with arcade games in the heated tent and outdoor games for families to enjoy when they are off the ice. Open Thursday and Friday from 5:00-9:00 p.m., Saturday 12:00-10:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00-9:00 p.m. Skate Rentals (all ages) are $4. Rink Admission: Adults: $7, Children 5-12: $6, Children 4 & under: Free, Seniors: $4 and Veterans: $4. Join us for our tree lighting ceremony on Thursday, December 5th at 6:30 p.m. and enjoy entertainment from Mainstage, free carousel rides and more!
The Borough's 2019 Holiday festivities are underway including the much anticipated annual parade! Public Events, Garden Club, Boy Scout and other volunteers have been trimming the Borough tree, hanging seasonal street decor and readying the Santa House for the following seasonal events. Merchantville's Christmas Parade and Holiday Tree Lighting will take place at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, December 6th. Enjoy two days of festive family cheer at St. Peter PTA’s Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair on Friday, 12/6, from 4:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, 12/7 from 10:00-3:00 p.m. Breakfast with Santa will take place on Saturday, December 14th from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at the Community Center. Join us as we continue one of Merchantville's many holiday traditions for children up to 4th grade. Please consider donating a non-perishable food item - canned good or boxed good. Some other seasonal events are: Holidays Can Be A Pain Lecture and Workshop hosted by Merchantville Medical Wellness Center and Spirit to Sole Connection from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on 12/10, Kid's Keepsake Ornament Workshop hosted by Graceful Knit Knots from 12:00-2:00 p.m. on 12/14 and a Holiday Centerpiece Workshop hosted by The Flower Peddler on 12/18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cherry Valley Model Railroad "Open House" will take place on Saturday and Sunday 12/07 & 12/08; 1/04 & 1/05; and, 1/11 & 1/12 from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. For all ages. FREE admission and onsite parking. Located in the basement of Grace Episcopal Church.