City of Trenton Holds 2022 Holiday Celebration

December 8, 2022

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The City of Trenton Holiday Celebration was held on Wednesday, December 7, starting at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall and continuing to two other locations.

This year’s celebration included a holiday float procession leading to three festive locations; choir performances; the addition of holiday lights along South Warren Street funded by the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) program; extended business hours in Downtown Trenton; and the unveiling of restored St. Michael’s statue rescued from a Philadelphia scrapyard.

4:30 – City Hall Atrium, 319 E. State St.

  • Greeting: Mayor W. Reed Gusciora
  • Musical performance: TCHS Orchestra and SPROUT U School of the Arts

5:30 – City Hall Front Steps

  • Tree lighting ceremony
  • Holiday float procession: from City Hall to Angel Island

6:30 – Angel Island, N. Warren St. and Perry St.

  • Greeting and unveiling of restored St. Michael’s statute: Mayor W. Reed Gusciora
  • Refreshments and welcome: Rev. Msgr. Joseph L. Roldán, St. Mary’s Church of the Assumption
  • Musical performance: Christmas Carols by Friendship Baptist Church Choir
  • Refreshments and book giveaway: St. Michael’s Episcopal Church vestibule
  • Holiday float procession: from Angel Island to Downtown

7:00 – Downtown Trenton, S. Warren St. and Front  St.

  • Greetings and unveiling of new holiday street lighting: Mayor W. Reed Gusciora
  • DJ providing Christmas and holiday music
  • Refreshments and lighting funded by UEZ program
  • Hot chocolate, coffee, and free popcorn provided by Signal 22
  • Extended business hours: Participating establishments below
    • Big Easy
    • Starbucks
    • Smokehouse
    • Downtown Deli
    • Hummingbird
    • Classics Used Books
    • Skill-lit
    • Sunrise Diner
    • Lobby Club
    • Arlee’s
    • The Station

Photos by: Brian Mcarthy

The unveiling of restored St. Michael’s statue rescued from a Philadelphia scrapyard.

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