The Business District Alliance (BDA) of Fort Lee will host their annual Santa Saturday event on December 7, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Richard & Catherine Nest Adult Activity Center located on 319 Main Street. Bring the whole family and have your photo taken with Santa. Bask in the afternoon’s holiday ambience and listen to carolers singing all the classics while enjoying hot cocoa, cookies and candy canes. 

“The Fort Lee community looks forward to Santa Saturday every year! It brings out the holiday spirit in everyone,” says Romina Starace, president of the BDA.

Also coming to Fort Lee’s Town Center this year is the “12 Days of Sharing” Instagram Challenge.  From December 1-15, visitors can post a photo on Instagram for a chance to win $100 in Rising Rewards and 20 lucky winners will be randomly selected on December 16 and notified via direct message.



Step 1: Follow @FortLeeBDA

Step 2: Take a photo inside or outside any business within Fort Lee’s Town Center (see map below)

Step 3: Tag the business and @FortLeeBDA in your post**

Step 4: Include the hashtags #12DaysFortLee and #BeFortLee


Every individual Instagram post grants participants an additional chance to win. No purchase necessary. Additional details apply. RISING REWARDS are gift certificates that are redeemable at over 50 Fort Lee restaurants, shops and service providers. 

“We are excited to introduce our new Instagram Challenge this year. This program will give 20 lucky individuals the opportunity to enjoy our businesses for a special price this holiday season, as well as bring new patrons to our businesses again and again,” says Executive Director, Stuart Koperweis.

For more information about 12 Days of Sharing or Santa Saturday, please visit