Glen Ridge

Special Events

Memorial Day Parade: Each Memorial Day the parade assembles at the intersection of Sherman Avenue and Baldwin Street and marches to the memorial in front of the Ridgewood Avenue School where a service is held.

Municipal Tree Lighting: Join the community on the first Sunday in December as we ring in the holiday season in front of Glen Ridge Borough Hall.

Glen Ridge Men's Softball League: Glen Ridge Recreation supports the competitive slo-pitch softball league from late June to early August for men over 30 years of age. Call Jim Parrinello, League president at 973-743-8005 for information.

Pumpkin Hunt: Join us in October for a giant Pumpkin Hunt. For children grades pre-K-3.

Egg Hunt: Join us in the spring for a giant Egg Hunt. For children grades pre-K-3.

Fitzgerald's 1928 Lager Run 5K race: Includes a post-race party at Fitzgerald's 1928. Proceeds from the race support the Glen Ridge Community Fund.

The Ashenfelter 8K Classic (A8K): A traditional Thanksgiving morning event and a United States Track & Field-NJ Championship Road Race open to everyone - walkers, joggers, runners and racers. The race is produced by the Glen Ridge Educational Foundation. The Tom Fleming Mile runs before the A8K. Go to for more information.

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