Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Holiday Home Decorating Contest! The Garden Club of Montclair picked the winning homes in the following categories:


Overall Favorite – 15531 Barrington Place
Yuletide Traditional – 15016 Huntgate Lane
Winter Whimsy – 15301 Edgehill Drive
High Wattage Holiday – 15436 Skyline Drive


Residents cast their vote for Neighborhood Favorite on the MPOA Facebook Group. Congratulations to Neighborhood Favorite winner 15436 Skyline Drive, and Honorable Mention 15311 Edgehill Drive! Thanks to all of our nominees who help make the community a bright and festive place every holiday season.

Can you hear the sound of sleigh bells? Santa Claus is on his way to Montclair! Don’t miss out on this fun and festive day with Mr. Claus and his elves. Click here for more information.

Don’t forget to nominate your favorite display for the Holiday Home Decorating Contest! Nominations are due by close of business Thursday, December 10. Visit!holiday-home-decorating-contest/c1ybq to submit your nomination.

In just a few short weeks, Santa and his elves will be visiting all the good boys and girls of Montclair! Santa will start out bright and early at 9 a.m. on Saturday, December 12 riding around the neighborhood in a big red firetruck and handing out candy. Candy will be passed out at the Santa Stops as listed here. Stops will be for around two minutes unless otherwise noted. Visit to track Santa on the day of the event.


At 3:30 p.m., Santa will trade in his firetruck for a comfy chair. Visit the Southlake Recreation Center through 5:30 p.m. for snacks, activities and a photo with Santa. Don’t forget your Recreation Photo ID and a camera for taking photos.



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 Think you have the most festive home in all of Montclair? Nominate yourself or a neighbor for the Holiday Home Decorating Contest! The Garden Club of Montclair will pick the winning homes in the following categories:


Overall Favorite
Yuletide Tradition: Best traditional-themed display
Winter Whimsy: Best whimsical display
High Wattage Holiday: Most lights/brightest display


In addition to these categories, residents will cast their vote for Neighborhood Favorite on our Facebook Group. Visit to vote from December 11 to 16. Click here to submit your nomination. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. December 10.

Seniors, don’t miss your opportunity to tour charming and historic Old Town Fredericksburg on Friday, December 4. You’ll take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the streets of downtown where you’ll enjoy the many festive window displays of the stores.


December 4 is First Friday in Fredericksburg, and there will be tons of holiday fun. Galleries and studios will be open late for you to admire works of local artists, and the historic Rising Sun Tavern and James Monroe Museum will be holding Holiday Open Houses from 6 to 8 p.m. Listen for the sounds of the Walker Grant Middle School 6th Grade Chorus as they go caroling through downtown. You may even stumble across Mr. & Mrs. Claus, who will be out and about from 7 to 8:30 p.m. With over 40 st...

On Saturday, December 12, watch Santa and his helper elves parade through the neighborhood in their big red firetruck. Santa will be giving out candy to all the good boys and girls of Montclair at his Santa Stops. Click here to view scheduled Santa Stops. Track Santa during his ride by visiting the Facebook event page at


After a short break for the North Pole crew, Santa will make his way to Southlake Recreation Center for photos, activities, and snacks from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Don’t forget your Recreation ID and camera for taking photos.