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Events for December 4, 2020
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Details about the Barron Arts Holiday Train Show with Christmas trains on display in Woodbridge, New Jersey.Find out more »
Details about a weekly Winter Wonderland event in Rahway for the holidays.Find out more »
Tuckerton Seaport Holiday Boat Rides on the Tuckerton Creek Get in the holiday spirit out on the water! Join the Seaport Captain and Tour Guide for a 50 minute guided boat ride on Tuckerton Creek. Learn about how holidays have been celebrated locally for over 100 years. Hear about how a Tuckerton tree once...Find out more »
2020 Update from the Borough of Woodcliff Lake Facebook Page PSA: In light of the uptick of new COVID-19 cases, new regulations taking effect, and out of an abundance of caution, we are moving the Borough's holiday events virtual. Please be advised only a handful of invited individuals will be allowed to attend. The events...Find out more »
ATTENTION! New Brunswick Annual Tree Lighting - 2020 is POSTPONED!! New Brunswick City Center invites the entire community to celebrate the holidays in New Brunswick this season! Join us for the annual holiday festivities and lighting of the 26-foot Tree, Friday, December 4 at Monument Square Park. Admission is FREE so bring the whole family.Find out more »
Dec. 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2020 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm each night An all new experience with Christmas Live Drive! Thousands of guests have visited over the years to explore the Christmas story and we are thrilled to present the annual event as...Find out more »
Boonton Drive Thru Christmas Lights at Brookhollow Barnyard - Nov 27th to Dec 31st Tickets can be purchased on our website the day beforehand at 10am. Cost is $20 per car. Tickets are 30 minute time intervals from 5pm to 9pm and due to the Christmas tree being a 9 minute sequence, there will not...Find out more »
TICKETS ARE NOW REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT! Join for the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting! The festivities will take place in two separate 1-hour session. The first session begins at 5:30 p.m. and the second session begins at 6:30 p.m. The festivities include: DJ Refreshments (Individually wrapped cookies with boxed juice and boxed milk) Socially-Distanced pictures...Find out more »
Details and schedule for the Christmas lights show in Historic Smithville, New Jersey.Find out more »
12/4/2020 Third Ward Christmas Tree-Lighting Ceremony Location: Dr. Morris Park - 47th Street & Broadway Time: 5:30 PM This event will be live-streamed.Find out more »
We are so glad you asked. There are Christmas lights and holiday displays to see all across New Jersey EVERY night. Visit our guide of New Jersey Christmas Lights and Holiday Displays to find the closest Christmas lights to you as well as ones worth driving a little further for. We include the...Find out more »
Tree Lighting - Tentative due to Covid-19 Restrictions Friday, December 4 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm From the mayor of Hawthorne: We have turned our tree lighting into a Holiday Drive-By Parade. The tree lighting itself will be livestreamed on the Borough’s Facebook page. We have invited families in their vehicles to gather behind...Find out more »
Drive Through the Christmas Story in Old Bridge 2020 One of New Jersey’s most cherished holiday traditions for 35 years! The true meaning of the season comes to life from the comfort of your car. You will drive through scenes of the birth and life of our Savior Jesus Christ with live Bible characters and...Find out more »
Visit Santa in Ballard Park this holiday season! Santa returns this year every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night - arriving November 28th and flying back to the North Pole on December 19th. Head to Uptown Pitman for dinner, a cocktail or brew, a pottery night, or some amazing local shopping - then head into the...Find out more »
Annual Clinton Christmas Parade Annual Christmas Parade (drive thru town only parade) - Friday, December 4: 6:00pm - 9:00pmFind out more »
Friday, December 4, 2020 | 6:00pm Bring the family for an evening of fun and a special visit with Santa Clause! For more information please call the Wall Recreation Department at: 732-449-8444 ext. 2251Find out more »
Union Township Christmas Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland Weekend – Santa ZOOMS to Union 2020 – Virtual
Santa ZOOMS to Union In efforts to keep our community safe, the Township will be hosting a virtual Holiday Tree Lighting and Santa’s Arrival this year, airing on Facebook and local Channel 34 on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 7 pm! This year Santa has a big problem and needs our help. Tune in...Find out more »
Cedar Grove Virtual Tree Lighting December 4, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM UTC-10 Join the Mayor & Council for a virtual Holiday Message and Tree Lighting. Learn more at https://cedargrovenj.org/event/annual-tree-lighting-2/. Cedar Grove Drive Thru Christmas Tree Viewing Event Saturday, December 5th, 2020 Municipal Building- 525 Pompton Ave- Center Fire Co. Join Cedar...Find out more »
Please join for the tradition of Ridgewood as we share in Downtown for the holidays... *THERE WILL BE NO STAGE, NO FLIPPING OF THE SWITCH.... but the tree will be glowing with lights.. Friday, December 4, 2020, 6-8PM Due to the COVID-19 and the safety for our Village, -you can park your car in the...Find out more »
Details about the Delsea Drive In movie schedule.Find out more »
Parade registration/check-in begins at 5 p.m. at the North Wildwood Recreation Center, 10th and Central Avenues, North Wildwood. Parade lines up along Central Avenue and steps off 16th Ave at 6:30 pm! Awards will be announced for floats and decorated business lighting contest. Tree lighting to follow awards ceremony at 7:30 pm at Byrne Plaza....Find out more »