Big Santa Lighting and Spectacular Drone Show
Westfield Garden State Plaza
One Garden State Plaza
Age recommendation: All Ages
Westfield Garden State Plaza will hold the sixth annual lighting of the iconic Big Santa. This year’s arrival will be more spectacular than ever with a choreographed 200 drone show lighting up the sky, and your host, Queen of Freestyle, Judy Torres.
The festivities also include live musical performances, food trucks, and surprise visits from holiday favorites such as Buddy the Elf, Elsa, Olaf, and the real Santa Claus, who will arrive in a fire truck escorted by the Paramus High School Marching Band.
This takes place outside in the parking lot adjacent to Nordstrom.
Parking is available by Nordstrom or The Capital Grille.
There is no admission cost.
Food trucks include Johnny Zeppoli, Shake Shack, NYC Mac Truck and Hold My Knots.
At the end of the show, everyone is invited to continue the celebration inside the mall. If you spend $1,000 at any combination of shops you will receive a $25 dining gift card from your choice of California Pizza Kitchen, Fogo de Chao, Seasons 52, Eddie V’s Prime Seafood or The Capital Grille.