Annual Tree Lighting and Visit with Santa

The 30th annual Tree Lighting and Visit with Santa will take place on Sunday Dec. 3rd at the Gazebo on Main Street in Chester. The tree lighting marks the official start of the holiday season in Chester. Musical Entertainment will be provided by the West Morris Mendham HS Saxophone Quartet, Brass Choir,​ and chorus beginning at 5:00pm. Santa arrives via firetruck courtesy of the Chester Volunteer Fire Company at approximately 5:20pm. Children are invited for individual visits with Santa to share their holiday wish lists. All from the community are welcome to join us for this free event.

Openings on Chester Borough Commissions

Chester Borough has openings on the following committees / commissions. Open to Chester Borough residents only.

Shade Tree Commission
Board of Health
Library
Water Resources and Sewer
Environmental/Open Space

If you are interested in serving on any of these committees, please contact Mayor Hoven at jhoven@chesterborough.org

There are also openings on the Recreation Commission. If you are interested, please contact Recreation@ChesterBorough.org