Record Crowd for Morristown St. Pat’s Parade

By Abbott Koloff Daily Record The Morris County St. Patrick‚Äôs Day Parade on Saturday drew what some officials are calling a record crowd, much more than 50,000 people according to a parade organizer, leading to long lines at local pubs and restaurants, not to mention public restrooms. "I've never seen that many people in Morristown,''… Continue reading Record Crowd for Morristown St. Pat’s Parade

Morristown 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

"The tradition of having the St. Patrick's parade in Morris County goes to 1780, when George Washington, encamped at Jockey Hollow in Morristown, gave his troops a day off for St. Patrick's Day," said William Quinn, grand marshal of the Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade in Morristown. "We say it's the first official St.… Continue reading Morristown 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Morristown’s Santa Pub Crawl

It seems this year Santa took part in a different pre-Christmas way to help children. Instead of watching over his elves making toys at the North Poll, he gathered some friends and went on a pub crawl in Morristown. All of the Santas were charged a cover fee of a caned good for Market Street… Continue reading Morristown’s Santa Pub Crawl

The Nutcracker In Morristown

The New Jersey Ballet usually performs The Nutcracker at the Paper Mill but this year, in honor of their 40th anniversary, they are moving to the Community Theatre at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts in Morristown. The 10 performances will include the popular dancer Edward Villella. You can read more about the performance here.

Morristown Holiday Walking Tour

Morris County Tourism Bureau is hosing a Holiday Walking Tour of the local decorated merchant's windows. Visitors can vote for their favorite windows and decorations and the winers will be announced at "The Nutcracker" on Sunday (Dec. 18) at the Community Theatre at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts (100 South Street). Those who vote… Continue reading Morristown Holiday Walking Tour

Christmas in Morristown, Keeping a Longtime Tradition Bright

The Christmas Festival at the Morristown Green, presented by Morristown Partnership, officially opened the day after Thanksgiving and will light up the downtown for more than a month. For the past 97 years, generations of residents and visitors have come to the heart of downtown Morristown to enjoy the magic of the Christmas season. While… Continue reading Christmas in Morristown, Keeping a Longtime Tradition Bright

Santa in Morristown

The Holiday season has arrived. The Festival at the Green on a Black Friday evening included a very special visit from one well known holiday icon, Santa Clause. Youngsters at the festival enjoyed hot coco and a visit from Santa who arrived atop the Century 21st department store just before 7 p.m. What a magical… Continue reading Santa in Morristown

Turkeys 4 U

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, its the perfect time to start thinking about others and giving. Turkeys 4 U is a program that raises money in order to give families in need a turkey to celebrate the holiday. On young man competed in an ironman to help raise money. Last year the group raised… Continue reading Turkeys 4 U

Morristown Christmas Exhibit

Think it is to early for Christmas and Holiday decorations? Think again. Beginning this weekend through the end of January visitors to Macculloch Hall Historical Museum can catch a glimpse of a simpler time, when a wooden toy with movable arms and legs or candy hidden inside a paper maiche reindeer were the must-have toys.… Continue reading Morristown Christmas Exhibit