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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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Christmas Visits with Santa in Chester 2022

Main Street in Chester Main Street, Chester

Here's another Christmas event in Chester, New Jersey. As of November 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Santa Claus is Coming …

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 Photos with Santa in Ocean City 2022

Music Pier in Ocean City Boardwalk, 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. Photos with Santa …

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
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Holiday Bazaar in Long Branch 2022

Whitechapel Projects in Long Branch 15 2nd Avenue, Long Branch

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

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 …

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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 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

Holiday Open House in Glendora at Gabriel Daveis Tavern 2022

Gabriel Daveis Tavern Museum House 500 3rd Avenue, Glendora

Here's another Christmas event in Glendora, New Jersey. As of November 7, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Gabriel Daveis Tavern Open …

Free
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Dickens Festival in Historic Smithville 2022

Historic Smithville and the Village Greene 615 E Moss Mill Rd, Smithville

Here's another Christmas event in Smithville, New Jersey. As of November 7, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Dickens Fest Riddlesbrood Touring …

Free
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Scales and Tales Program in Toms River at Cattus Island

Cooper Environmental Center at Cattus Island County Park 1170 Cattus Island Blvd, Toms River

Here are more fun activities in Toms River, New Jersey. As of September 8, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event. Scales and Tales Join …

Free
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Live Animal Talks in Beachwood at Jakes Branch

Jakes Branch County Park 1100 Double Trouble Rd, Beachwood

Here are more fun activities in Beachwood, New Jersey. As of September 8, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event. Live Animal Talks Come in …

Free

Denville Holiday Parade 2022

Downtown Denville Main Street, Denville

Here are more Holiday activities in New Jersey. As of November 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Holiday parade. Holiday Parade Santa arrives to …

Free
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Christmas Market in Basking Ridge 2022

Back to Nature Home and Garden 3055 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge

Here's another Christmas event in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. As of December 6, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Christmas Market Come …

Free

Canceled Avenel Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting 2022

Avenel Fire House 346 Avenel Street, Avenel

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Avenel, New Jersey. This event was canceled for 2022. A Very Merry Holiday Lighting   Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting and Festivities in …

Free

Ho-Ho-Kus Christmas Tree Lighting at The Hermitage Museum 2022

The Hermitage Museum 335 N Franklin Tpke, Ho-Ho-Kus

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey. As of November 27, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Christmas Tree …

Free

Canceled Metuchen Holiday Parade 2022

Main Street in Metuchen Main Street, Metuchen

Here are more Holiday activities in New Jersey. As of November 27, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Holiday parade. From the Borough's Facebook page, …

Free
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Christmas Lights at Sisti Family House in Spring Lake

The Sisti Family of Lights 322 Pitney Avenue, Spring Lake

Here are more Christmas Lights in Spring Lake, New Jersey. As of November 19, 2022, these are the details that have been released about these Christmas lights. Sisti Family of …

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
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Christmas Lights at Christmas House in Fanwood

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
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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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