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Annual Twelfth Night Celebration: 2019

The Mendham Fire Department will host its annual Twelfth Night Celebration and Christmas Tree Bonfire on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Borough Park. The event will feature fun for the whole family; including holiday music and hot chocolate while offering everyone one last toast to the holiday season.

To further assist Borough residents, Fire Department members will pick up trees and bring them to the pile at Borough Park for you; to participate, please register below.*

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Once you get your Christmas Tree home, make a fresh cut across the tree’s base and immediately place in water. Keep the tree’s water container full at all times, checking the water level daily.

 Be extra careful with electricity, all open flames and other heat sources during the holidays.

 Check all Christmas Tree lights, other electric decorations and electrical appliances for wear (frayed cords, for example). Do not use lights, decorations or appliances with worn electrical cords. Use only UL approved electrical decorations and extension cords.

 Place the Christmas Tree well away from heat registers, space heaters, fireplaces, wood stoves, televisions, computer monitors and other heat sources.

 Place the Christmas Tree clear of doors to keep the emergency escape route clear of trees, packages and furniture.

 Unplug tree lights and other decorations when out of the room or sleeping.


We're sorry but registration for our Christmas Tree Pick Up has Closed.

Crews will begin picking up trees from registered residents at 10 a.m. on Sunday, January 6—keep in mind that it will take several hours to collect all of the trees, and in some cases, multiple trips into your neighborhood, so if you don’t see anyone right away at 10 a.m., please be patient (in 2018 we finished after 1 p.m.).

In the event we miss your tree, please call or text (862) 263-0180 and be sure to include your name and address within your message, if we can confirm your registration we will dispatch someone to retrieve your tree as soon as practical.



*Borough Residents Only Please Transactions are handled through PayPal but you don’t need a PayPal account to donate. Any credit or debit card will do! The address you indicate above will serve as the pickup address. The event will take place Rain or shine, check our Facebook page or Twitter feed for last minute updates. Those who do not wish to participate in the event may schedule a pickup with the DPW, via the Borough website (here) or by calling (973) 543-6535.
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January 6
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mendham Fire Department
(973) 543-4682


Borough Park
Park Avenue
Mendham, NJ 07945 United States
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