Dickens Village Schedule 2019

Join us for this time-honored tradition opening on Saturday, December 7th and continuing throughout the month. Don’t miss the tree lighting at 4:30 pm on Saturday, December 7th.

Here is a list of festivities:

Saturday December 7th:

1:00 pm – Santa arrives! And he’s escorted by the Maplewood Fire Department

1:00 – 4:00 – Dickens Village houses open for viewing

2:00 – Holiday reading for children at Words Bookstore

2:00 – Choral presentation by Jefferson School students – 4th grade

3:00 – Choral presentation by Jefferson School students – 5th grade

4:30 – Tree lighting program (reading of The Christmas Carol by Dean Dafis, Holiday reading by Mayor Vic DeLuca, the we light the tree!)


Saturday December 14th:

8:00 am – Breakfast with Santa at Cedar Ridge Cafe

9:30 am – Breakfast with Santa at St. James Gate, Village Trattoria, and True Salvage Cafe

1:00 – 4:00 – Dickens Village houses open for viewing, visit with Santa, Horse and wagon rides

1:30 – 3:30 – Jack’s Petting Farm

2:00 – Maplewood’s own Swing Town Holiday Concert at the Burgdorff Center

2:00 – 2:45 – Story hour reading by Maplewood Children’s Library


Sunday December 15th:

3:00 pm – Maplewood Concert Band’s annual winter performance @The Woodland. Free admission! Snow date: December 18th.


Saturday December 21st:

1:00 – 4:00 – Dickens Village houses open for viewing, visit with Santa, horse and wagon rides.

1:30 – 3:30 – Jack’s Petting Farm

2:00 – 3:00 – Craft and story program for children of all ages at Maplewood Memorial Library, Baker Street


Monday December 23rd:

6:15 pm – Menorah Lighting, Ricalton Square


The Strollers group will be caroling throughout the Village on Saturday December 7th and 14th.

All these lovely events are sponsored by the Maplewood Village Alliance and by generous benefactors from our wonderful community. Thank you!