RED BANK, NJ – Red Bank RiverCenter is proud to announce the event schedule for the 2010 Holiday Season.

Kick off the holiday season on Friday, November 26th with the Red Bank Town Lighting and Holiday Express Concert presented by Riverview Medical Center, Jersey Mike’s Subs, and Shore Point Distributing Co. For the 17th consecutive year, Holiday Express will be performing all of your holiday favorites in rock star fashion in concert. The concert begins at 7:00pm, on Broad Street, at Canal Street. Broad Street from Harding Road to Monmouth Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 4:00-11:00 pm.

On the same day, for the ninth year, there will be a free Santa Express train that departs from the Little Silver Train Station and arrives at the Red Bank Train Station with a parade down Monmouth Street in time for the Holiday Express concert.  Starting at 4:00pm, the Little Silver Train Station will be hosting Santa & Mrs. Claus who will be taking pictures with the little children; special holiday goodies will also be given out.    The train will be leaving Little Silver at approximately 6:25pm for Red Bank.  Santa, along with Mrs. Claus will be the grand marshals of the parade and will make an appearance later in the evening at the concert.  This event is sponsored by The Galleria at Red Bank and Sourlis International Realty.

The Red Bank Christmas tree will be located at 30 Monmouth Street in the Dublin House Courtyard.  The tree will be lit as Santa parades up Monmouth Street at approximately 6:45pm. The Town Lighting will occur during the concert which begins at 7:00pm.

 

2010 Red Bank Holiday Events

RED BANK GINGERBREAD WALK

November 26th through December 22nd
Come see professionally decorated Gingerbread creations at participating businesses in the Red Bank Business District and enter to win a Red Bank Grand Prize package! Donations will be collected at each location to benefit Holiday Express.

HOLIDAY HARMONIES

Saturdays, November 27, December 4, 11, 18
Red Bank Business District, 12-3pm. Traditional carolers, choirs, brass bands, rock, folk, jazz & blues musicians bring holiday tunes to the sidewalks of Red Bank! FREE! Sponsored by Riverview Medical Center, Thunder 106, and The Breeze Radio.

CLASSIC HORSE & CARRIAGE RIDES

Saturdays, November 27, December 4, 11, 18
Every Saturday afternoon, from 1-5pm, ride through the Red Bank Business District and enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season! 2 Locations: Bridge Avenue (across from the Galleria) and 26 Broad Street (at Murphy Style Grill.) FREE!  Sponsored by Pauline Poyner and Red Bank RiverCenter.

PICTURES WITH SANTA

Saturdays & Sundays, November 27 through December 19
Kids young and old will enjoy Pictures with Santa taking place from 12-4pm, at The Galleria, 2 Bridge Avenue. Photo packages are available by TSS Photography.  Sponsored by The Galleria at Red Bank. Go to www.thegalleriaredbank.com or call 732-530-7300 for more information.

BARBIZON HOLIDAY MANNEQUINS

Sunday, November 28th
Red Bank Business District, 1-4pm. Come out and see Barbizon's best models "liven up" the store windows at participating businesses!

WESTSIDE COMMUNITY GROUP TREE LIGHTING

Saturday, December 4th, 4:00pm

Westside Park, Drs. James Parker Boulevard & Shrewsbury Avenue

 

MENORAH LIGHTING

Sunday, December 5th, 6:00pm

Join in the fun with Chanukah songs and dance at the Red Bank Train Station

 

For more information about the Holiday Express Concert & Town Lighting or other Red Bank events, please contact Red Bank RiverCenter at (732) 842-4244 or visit www.OnlyOneRedBank.com.  Red Bank RiverCenter is a not-for-profit alliance of downtown businesses, property owners and residents working toward the economic vitality of Red Bank.