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New Jersey is a great place to take in some FREE or low-cost family activities.

We love sharing with families fun things to do in NJ especially when it comes to events in New Jersey. If you are looking for things to do in New Jersey today or in the days ahead, just take a look at our Calendar of New Jersey events.
 
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Kip Center Festival of Trees and Wreaths in Rutherford 2021

Kip Center 55 Kip Avenue, Rutherford, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Rutherford, New Jersey.   Christmas Festival of Trees and Wreaths in Rutherford Trees and wreaths are designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists …

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Edison Milk and Cookies with Santa at Menlo Park Mall 2021

Menlo Park Mall 55 Parsonage Road, Edison, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Edison, New Jersey.   Christmas Milk and Cookies with Santa in Edison Join us at the Santa Set for milk and cookies!   …

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New Milford Santa Fly In Landing 2021

New Milford High School 145 Madison Ave, New Milford, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in New Milford, New Jersey.   Santa Landing in New Milford Santa will fly into New Milford on a helicopter and land land on …

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Family Volunteer Opportunity in Parsippany at Liquid Church

Liquid Church - Parsippany 299 Webro Road, Parsippany, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Parsippany, New Jersey.   Christmas Outreach   Christmas Family Volunteer Opportunity in Parsippany In 2021, Liquid Church is partnering with local New Jersey …

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Middletown Christmas Market and Tree Lighting at St Mary’s Church 2021

Saint Mary Mother of God Church 19 Cherry Tree Farm Road, Middletown, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Middletown, New Jersey.   Outdoor Christmas Market   Christmas Tree Lighting and Outdoor Market in Middletown Join us at the Parish of Saint …

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Bank of America Free Admission Weekend

NJ

2021 update from the Bank of America website, "As our partners continue to reopen, we encourage you to check with our partners for current reopening plans, safety procedures and operating …

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Summit Hanukkah Celebration at Congregation Beth Hatikvah 2021

Congregation Beth Hatikvah 36 Chatham Rd, Summit, NJ

Here are more fun Hanukkah activities in Summit, New Jersey.   Five Senses of Judaism: Hanukkah   Hanukkah Celebration in Summit Looking for a great way to help young children …

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Ridgewood Santa in the Park 2021

Downtown Ridgewood Ridgewood,

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Ridgewood, New Jersey.   Christmas with Santa in Ridgewood Santa is coming to Ridgewood!   When are the Visits with Santa? Saturdays: December …

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Wildwood Christmas in the Plaza 2021

Byrne Plaza in Wildwood Oak and Pacific Avenue, Wildwood, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Downtown Wildwood, New Jersey.   Greater Wildwood Jaycees Downtown Wildwood Christmas in the Plaza Fun for the whole family!   When is the …

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Santa Visits Kale’s Garden Center in Princeton 2021

Kale's Nursery and Landscape Service, Inc. 133 Carter Rd, Princeton, NJ

The Christmas spirit is alive and well at Kale’s Garden Center with Christmas displays and St. Nick himself. Visit Kale’s Garden Center and create your own tradition of searching for …

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Demonstrations at Howell Living History Farm

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Lambertville, New Jersey.   Demonstrations at Howell Living History Farm   When are the Demonstrations? Saturdays from 10:00am - 4:00pm   Where are the …

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Bridgewater Holiday Craft Festival with Santa 2021

Somerset County 4-H 310 Milltown Rd, Bridgewater, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Bridgewater, New Jersey.   Holiday Craft Festival with Santa Join the Somerset County 4-H Association for their annual, free to attend, Holiday Craft …

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Ocean City Train Show 2021

Ocean City Music Pier 825 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Ocean City, New Jersey.   Ocean City Train Show   When is the Train Show? Saturday, December 4, 2021 and Sunday, December 5, 2021 …

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Monroe Visit with Santa at Countryview Farms Nursery 2021

Countryview Farms 599 Buckelew Avenue, Monroe, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Monroe, New Jersey.   Meet and Greet with Santa Clause   Christmas Visit with Santa in Monroe Meet and Greet with the big …

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Somers Point Christmas at the Mansion 2021

Somers Mansion 1000 Shore Rd, Somers Point, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Somers Point, New Jersey.   Christmas at the Mansion in Somers Point Shore Local in partnership with the Patriots of the Somers Mansion …

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Clinton Festival of Trees at Red Mill 2021

Red Mill Museum 56 Main Street, Clinton, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Clinton, New Jersey.   Christmas Festival of Trees in Clinton Designers and Decorators use their creativity, talent, and imagination to make a tree …

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Sussex County German Christmas Market 2021

Sussex County Fairgrounds 37 Plains Rd, Augusta, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Sussex County, New Jersey.   German Christmas Market of New Jersey   Christmas Market at the Sussex County Fairgrounds Join us for our …

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Maplewood Dickens Village 2021

Dickens Village - Maplewood Maplewood, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Maplewood, New Jersey.   Dickens Village   Christmas Village in Maplewood One of our flagship events, Dickens Village brings to life various scenes …

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