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Christmas Inflatable Village in Augusta 2023

Martorana Farm in Augusta 44 Augusta Hill Road, Augusta

Here's another Christmas event in Augusta, New Jersey. Martorana Christmas Display The Christmas season is here! Come see the always free HUGE Christmas display! When is this Christmas event? When …

Free

Christmas Story Time with Mrs. Claus in Avalon 2023

Avalon Free Public Library 235 32nd Street, Avalon

Here's another Christmas event in Avalon, New Jersey. Story Time with Mrs. Claus Children of all ages, experience the wonder of the season with a very special story time featuring …

Free

Christmas Pictures with Santa in Princeton at Kale’s Garden Center 2023

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

Here's another Christmas event in Princeton, New Jersey. Visit with Santa Great news…Santa has finalized the times he will be visiting Kale’s Garden Center this year! When is this Christmas …

Free

Christmas and Holiday Celebration in Avalon 2023

Avalon Shopping District Dune Drive, Avalon

There is a Christmas and Holiday festival happening in Avalon, New Jersey. Festive Friday Festive Friday is back on Friday, November 24, 2023! Stroll down Dune Drive on Friday and …

Free

Santa’s Arrival in Princeton at MarketFair 2023

MarketFair in Princeton 3535 US Route 1 South, Princeton

Here's another Christmas event in Princeton, New Jersey. Santa Arrival Celebration Join to celebrate the arrival of Santa Claus! Giveaways for the first 400 children. When is this Christmas event? …

Free

Holiday Bazaar in Asbury Park 2023

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

Here's another Christmas event in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Asbury Park Holiday Bazaar 2023 It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Asbury Park Bazaar is excited to announce that …

Free

Santa Arrives in Nutley 2023

Nutley Park Oval 300 Franklin Avenue, Nutley

Here's another Christmas event in Nutley, New Jersey. Santa's Arrival Nutley Chamber of Commerce hosts 61st Annual Santa’s Arrival! This highly anticipated and free festive tradition sponsored by the chamber …

Free

Christmas Celebration in Ocean City 2023

Asbury Avenue in Ocean City Asbury Avenue, Ocean City

Here's another Christmas event in Ocean City, New Jersey. Christmas in the Downtown "Our Miracle on Asbury Avenue" Join the merchants & Chamber in kicking off an old-fashioned Downtown Christmas. …

Free

Christmas Celebration in North Wildwood 2023

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

Here's another Christmas event in North Wildwood, New Jersey. Christmas in North Wildwood Fun for the whole family. Come kick off the holiday season! When is this Christmas event? When …

Free

Christmas Lights at Christmas House in Fanwood 2023

Fanwood's Famous Christmas House 83 Paterson Road, Fanwood

Here are more Christmas Lights in Fanwood, New Jersey. Fanwood's Famous Christmas House This holiday display features spectacular 30,000-light display. Many decorations and a special visit from Santa Claus on …

Free

Princeton Christmas Tree Lighting at Palmer Square 2023

Palmer Square in Princeton 40 Nassau Street, Princeton

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Princeton, New Jersey. Palmer Square Annual Tree Lighting Kick-off the holiday season at the Annual Palmer Square Tree Lighting! When is the Princeton …

Free

New Providence Holiday Festival with Santa and Fireworks 2023

Downtown New Providence 1260 Springfield Ave, New Providence

Here's another Christmas event in New Providence, New Jersey. Holiday Festival with Fireworks This Festival is an evening gathering traditionally held on the Friday after Thanksgiving! When is this Christmas …

Free

Avalon Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

Veterans Plaza in Avalon 21st and Dune, Avalon

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Avalon, New Jersey. Festive Friday Come kick off the holiday season with your family and friends! When is the Avalon Christmas Tree Lighting? …

Free

Red Bank Christmas Tree Lighting and Concert 2023

Broad Street in Red Bank Broad Street, Red Bank

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Red Bank, New Jersey. Annual Town Lighting Celebrate the official start of the holiday season at the 31st Annual Town Lighting and Holiday …

Free

Holiday Bonfire in Bradley Beach 2023

5th Avenue Beach in Bradley Beach 5th and Ocean Avenue, Bradley Beach

Here are more fun activities in Bradley Beach, New Jersey. Annual Beach Bonfire Come to the annual Thanksgiving weekend beach bonfire! When is this event? When is the raindate? No …

Free

Point Pleasant Beach Christmas Tree Lighting with Santa 2023

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. Christmas Tree Lighting & Santa's Arrival Sponsored by the Point Pleasant Beach Chamber of Commerce - the annual …

Free

Cranford Christmas Tree Lighting and Celebration 2023

Springfield Avenue Gazebo in Cranford Springfield Avenue, Cranford

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Cranford, New Jersey. Cranford Christmas Tree Lighting & Pictures with Santa The beloved Cranford winter tradition will be held on Friday, November 24! …

Free

Winter WonderLights Holiday Light Show Drive Thru in East Brunswick 2023

Winter WonderLights in East Brunswick 655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick

Here are more Christmas Lights in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Winter WonderLights Annual Holiday Light Show Drive Thru A holiday light show drive thru!Families tune their radio to a specific …

$30

Barrington Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

Barrington Municipal Building 229 Trenton Avenue, Barrington

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Barrington, New Jersey. Barrington Tree Lighting Annual tree lighting ceremony at the large tree in front of Borough Hall! When is the Barrington …

Free

Sea Isle City Holiday Parade 2023

Landis Avenue in Sea Isle City Landis Avenue, Sea Isle City

Here are more Holiday activities in New Jersey. Holiday Parade Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Kick-off the Holiday Season with a Holiday Parade. When is this Holiday parade? When …

Free

Stone Harbor Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

96th Street Business District 96th Street, Stone Harbor

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. Tree Lighting Bring your family and friends for the annual tree lighting! When is the Stone Harbor Christmas Tree …

Free

Haddonfield Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Visit 2023

Library Point in Haddonfield Haddon Avenue, Haddonfield

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Tree Lighting Ceremony Come to the annual Tree Lighting! When is the Haddonfield Christmas Tree Lighting? When is the raindate? …

Free

Haddon Heights Holiday Parade 2023

Haddon Heights Train Station Station Ave, Haddon Heights

Here are more Holiday activities in Haddon Heights, New Jersey. Haddon Heights Annual Holiday Parade The holiday season is fast approaching, and with it comes the joyful tradition of Haddon …

Free

Saddle Brook Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

Saddle Brook Municipal Complex 55 Mayhill Street, Saddle Brook

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Christmas Tree Lighting A fun evening for the whole family! Saddle Brook residents only. When is the Saddle Brook …

Free

Christmas Village in Haddonfield 2023

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. Candlelight Shopping Spend the Winter Holidays in Historic Downtown Haddonfield as the business district transforms into a sparkling wonderland. Carolers and musicians …

Free

Barnegat Light Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

Old Borough Hall in Barnegat Light West 10th Street, Barnegat Light

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Barnegat Light, New Jersey. Santa’s Arrival & Christmas Tree Lighting Come to the annual tree lighting and visit with Santa! When is the …

Free

Clinton Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

Downtown Clinton Clinton

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Clifton, New Jersey. Christmas Tree Lighting Annual tree lighting - bring your family and friends! When is the Clifton Christmas Tree Lighting? When …

Free

Voorhees Town Center Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

Voorhees Town Center 2400 Voorhees Town Ctr, Voorhees Township

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Voorhees, New Jersey. Voorhees Town Center Tree Lighting Bring your family and friends to the annual tree lighting! Santa is on his way …

Free

Sea Isle City Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

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

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. Mayors Tree Lighting Come to the annual tree lighting! (Start time is dependent upon the ending of parade). …

Free

Wood-Ridge Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

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

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey. Wood-Ridge Holiday Tree Lighting and Tomorrow's Children's Fund Toy Drive Wood-Ridge will hold its Holiday Tree Lighting and Tomorrow's Children's …

Free

Barrington Holiday Parade 2023

Barrington Avenue in Barrington Barrington Avenue, Barrington

Here are more Holiday activities in New Jersey. Firetruck Christmas Parade Annual Christmas parade following the tree lighting! When is this Holiday parade? When is the raindate? No rain date …

Free

Millville Christmas Parade 2023

Main Street in Millville Main Street, Millville

Here are more Christmas activities in New Jersey. Millville's Christmas Parade Bring your family and friends to the annual Christmas Parade! Come see festive floats, marching bands, fire trucks, antique …

Free

Collingswood Christmas Tree Lighting with Ice Carving Demonstration 2023

Collingswood Borough Hall 678 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Collingswood, New Jersey. Christmas Tree Lighting Santa descends from atop Borough Hall by way of the Collingswood Fire Department’s ladder truck – just …

Free

Hasbrouck Heights Holiday Parade 2023

Lasalle Avenue in Hasbrouck Heights Lasalle Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights

Here are more Holiday activities in New Jersey. Hasbrouck Heights Annual Holiday Parade Come one, come all! Please come to the annual Holiday Parade on the Boulevard in Hasbrouck Heights. …

Free

Hasbrouck Heights Christmas Tree Lighting 2023

Hasbrouck Heights Traffic Circle Hasbrouck Heights

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony The annual tree lighting will follow the parade! When is the Hasbrouck Heights Christmas Tree …

Free

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