Ice carver John Goeke will be at the Pennington Holiday Walk again this year. (Facebook photo.)

Pennington’s 36th annual Holiday Walk will be held Friday, Dec. 6 from 5:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Things will kick off with the tree lighting at Howe Common, located at 65 South Main St. Snacks and beverages will be available starting at 5:45 p.m., followed by a Hopewell Valley Choral Group performance a 6 p.m.

Santa Claus will arrive around to light the tree at 6:30, and at 6:45, he will ride to Ocean First Bank to meet with children, while Danceworks students perform at Main Street and Delaware Avenue.

There will be photos with Santa starting at 6:45 at Ocean First Bank. Photos by Heather Raub of FrontRoom Images will be free. Roaming photographer Wayne Hollendonner will also be taking pictures at the event. John Goeke will be doing ice carving demonstrations all evening in the Ocean First parking lot.

The Pennington Studio for Dance and Creative Arts will perform inside and outside programs. Guests can view exceprts from The Nutcracker: Land of the Sweets at Pennington Presbyterian Church, as well as jazz, tap, hip-hop and vocal performances to a variety of songs, from “Ice Ice Baby” to “Carol of the Bells.”

The Hopewell Valley YMCA, located at 62 South Main St., will provide activities for children from 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. Wallaby Tales Traveling Zoo will also present a program at the Pennington Library.

Cookies will be served at Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty, and keep an eye out for the Town Crier, Stanley Saperstein, who will be making important announcements throughout the evening.

The event is organized by the Pennington Business and Professionals Association.