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Christmas Festival of Trees in Stone Harbor 2022

Women's Civic Club of Stone Harbor 96th Street, Stone Harbor

Here's another Christmas event in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. As of November 12, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Winter Wonderland Festival …

Free

Christmas Story Time with Mrs. Claus in Avalon 2022

Avalon Free Public Library 235 32nd Street, Avalon

Here's another Christmas event in Avalon, New Jersey. As of November 12, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Story Time with Mrs. …

Free
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Annual Model Railroad Show in North Haledon 2022-2023

Garden State Model Railway Club in North Haledon 575 High Mountain Road, North Haledon

Here are more fun activities in North Haledon, New Jersey. As of November 10, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event. 64th Annual Model Train …

$10
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Friday Storytime at Hoboken Historical Museum

Hoboken Historical Museum 1301 Hudson St, Hoboken

Here are more fun activities in Hoboken, New Jersey. As of November 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event. Friday Storytime at the Museum …

$5

Santa’s Arrival in Princeton at MarketFair 2022

MarketFair 3535 US Highway 1, Princeton

Here's another Christmas event in Princeton, New Jersey. As of November 22, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Very Merry Grinchmas party …

Free
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Holiday Bazaar in Asbury Park 2022

Asbury Park Convention Hall and The Asbury Hotel (See Description) Asbury Park

Here's another Christmas event in Asbury Park, New Jersey. As of November 7, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Asbury Park Holiday …

Free
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Christmas Photos with Santa in Marlton 2022

The Promenade at Sagemore 500 Route 73, Marlton

Here's another Christmas event in Marlton, New Jersey. As of November 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Visit with Santa! *Complimentary …

Free
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Christmas Pictures with Santa in Long Branch 2022

Pier Village - Long Branch 50 Chelsea Avenue, Long Branch

Here's another Christmas event in Long Branch, New Jersey. As of December 11, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Santa by the …

Free
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Horse and Carriage Rides in Ocean City 2022

Asbury Avenue in Ocean City Asbury Avenue, Ocean City

Here are more fun activities in Ocean City, New Jersey. As of November 30, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event. Horse and Carriage Rides …

Free
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Christmas Dickens Days in Clinton 2022

Red Mill Museum Village 56 Main Street, Clinton

Here's another Christmas event in Clinton, New Jersey. As of November 10, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Dickens Days Three days …

Free

Christmas Celebration in Ocean City 2022

Asbury Avenue in Ocean City Asbury Avenue, Ocean City

Here's another Christmas event in Ocean City, New Jersey. As of November 3, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Christmas in the …

Free
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Christmas Celebration in North Wildwood 2022

North Wildwood Olde New Jersey Avenue Olde New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood

Here's another Christmas event in North Wildwood, New Jersey. As of November 27, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Christmas in North …

Free
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Christmas Lights at Christmas House in Fanwood 2022

Fanwood's Famous Christmas House 83 Paterson Road, Fanwood

Here are more Christmas Lights in Fanwood, New Jersey. As of November 17, 2022, these are the details that have been released about these Christmas lights. Fanwood's Famous Christmas House …

Free

Avalon Holiday Parade with Santa 2022

Dune Drive in Avalon Dune Drive, Avalon

Here are more Holiday activities in New Jersey. As of November 12, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Holiday parade. Santa Lights Dune Drive Parade …

Free
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Christmas Lights at Taylor Park in Millburn

Taylor Park in Millburn 100 Main Street, Millburn

Here are more Christmas Lights in Millburn, New Jersey. As of November 17, 2022, these are the details that have been released about these Christmas lights. Winter Walk Visit Taylor …

Free

Princeton Christmas Tree Lighting at Palmer Square 2022

Palmer Square in Princeton 40 Nassau Street, Princeton

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Princeton, New Jersey. As of November 10, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Palmer Square …

Free

Red Bank Christmas Tree Lighting and Concert 2022

Broad Street in Red Bank Broad Street, Red Bank

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Red Bank, New Jersey. As of November 22, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Annual …

Free

Point Pleasant Beach Christmas Tree Lighting with Santa 2022

Point Pleasant Beach Christmas Tree Lighting Arnold and Bay Avenues, Point Pleasant Beach

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. As of November 22, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. …

Free

Cranford Christmas Tree Lighting and Celebration 2022

Springfield Avenue Gazebo in Cranford Springfield Avenue, Cranford

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Cranford, New Jersey. As of November 15, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Cranford Christmas …

Free
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Christmas Lights in Cinnaminson 2022

Lights on Olmsted Land 5 Olmsted Lane, Cinnaminson

Here are more Christmas Lights in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. As of November 10, 2022, these are the details that have been released about these Christmas lights. Lights On Olmsted Lane …

Free
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Christmas Village in Haddonfield 2022

Candlelight Shopping in Haddonfield Mechanic Street, Ellis Street, Tanner Street, Haddy Lane, Kings Court, and Haddon Avenue, Haddonfield

Here's another Christmas event in Haddonfield, New Jersey. As of November 12, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Candlelight Shopping Experience Downtown …

Free

Stone Harbor Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

96th Street Business District 96th Street, Stone Harbor

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. As of November 12, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Tree …

Free

Haddonfield Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Visit 2022

Haddonfield, NJ NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Haddonfield, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Visit in Haddonfield   When is the Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Visit? Friday, …

Free

Sea Isle City Holiday Parade 2022

Excursion Park in Sea Isle City 41st Street, Sea Isle City

Here are more Holiday activities in New Jersey. As of November 3, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Holiday parade. Holiday Parade Santa Claus is …

Free

Barrington Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Barrington Municipal Building 229 Trenton Avenue, Barrington

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Barrington, New Jersey. As of November 3, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Barrington Tree …

Free

Saddle Brook Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Saddle Brook Municipal Complex 55 Mayhill Street, Saddle Brook

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. As of November 21, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Christmas …

Free

Maple Shade Tree Lighting 2022

Gazebo Park in Maple Shade Main Street at Fork Landing Road, Maple Shade

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Maple Shade, New Jersey. As of November 7, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Gazebo …

Free

Cedar Knolls Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Cedar Knolls Fire Department 82 Ridgedale Ave, Cedar Knolls

It's that time of year again! Come celebrate the holiday season with the Cedar Knolls Fire Department as Santa lights our tree! Festivities will start at 6:15, and Santa is …

Free

Barnegat Light Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Barnegat Light Borough Hall Barnegat Light

Santa’s Arrival & Christmas Tree Lighting at 6:30PM- Friday November 27th, 2020 Santa will arrive @ 6:30PM @ the Boat Ramp on West 10th St. The tree lighting will follow …

Free

Clinton Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Downtown Clinton Clinton

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Clifton, New Jersey. As of November 10, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Christmas Tree …

Free

Millville Christmas Parade 2022

Main Street in Millville Main Street, Millville

Here are more Christmas activities in New Jersey. As of November 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas parade. Millville's Christmas Parade Bring your …

Free

Wood-Ridge Christmas Tree Lighting

Veterans Park in Wood-Ridge Valley Boulevard and Highland Avenue, Wood-Ridge

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree Lighting in Wood-Ridge Annual tree lighting with Santa!   When is the Christmas Tree Lighting? Saturday, November …

Free

Barrington Holiday Parade 2022

Barrington Fire Department 2nd & Haines Ave., Barrington

Here are more Holiday activities in New Jersey. As of November 3, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Holiday parade. Firetruck Christmas Parade Annual Christmas …

Free

Sea Isle City Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Excursion Park in Sea Isle City 41st Street, Sea Isle City

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. As of November 3, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. …

Free

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