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Cheery Cheery House Christmas Tour

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - December 16 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until December 13, 2018

Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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$10

Monday, December 10 - Thursday, December 13 The Cheery Cherry House Christmas Tour boasts more than a dozen beautifully decorated rooms throughout this 167-year-old, privately-owned home at 637 Hughes St.  Frank and Beth Acker invite you to travel back in time while viewing Santa and Mrs. Claus beside the tinsel-covered tree; the dining room table...

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Roseland Holiday Train Exhibit

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - December 16 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on December 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on December 18, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 20, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on December 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on December 22, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on December 28, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on December 29, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 29, 2018 at 1:00pm

Roseland Library, 20 Roseland Ave
Roseland, NJ United States
Free

Read about a visit to the 2015 Roseland Holiday Train show below! To the left of the main entrance of The Roseland Free Public Library lives a train exhibit that arrives the week before Christmas and remains until one week after. For these two weeks the Community Room is home to several trains that belong...

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8:00 am

The Christmas Ice Caverns

December 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2018

An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 23, 2018

One event on December 24, 2018 at 10:00am

The Ice Caverns, 437 US Highway 46
Fairfield, NJ United States
$4.99

Make The Christmas Ice Caverns An Annual Tradition!     Last December, we spent a day visiting some Christmas and holiday attractions that we hadn't been to before. Despite having family in the area, somehow we hadn't been to the Christmas Ice Caverns at Jody's Silk Florist in Fairfield. The Ice Caverns remind me of...

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Breakfast With Santa – Rochelle Park

December 16 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Rochelle Park, 33 W Passaic St
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662 United States
$5

Hosted by American Legion Rochelle Park Post 170 & Lodi Post 136 Autism Speaks Northern New Jersey Walk Breakfast with Santa Sunday, December 16th 8:00AM till 11:30AM 33 W. Passaic Street Rochelle Park, NJ 07662 French toast, eggs, sausage, coffee, tea, fruit cocktail and homemade crumb cake (while supplies lasts) $5 Donation Per Person Children...

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9:00 am

Breakfast with Santa – Sahara Sam’s

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor & Outdoor Water Park 535 N Route 73
West Berlin, NJ 08091 United States
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$9.99

Date: 8 Available Dates Saturday, Dec 1st Sunday, Dec 2nd Saturday, Dec 8th Sunday, Dec 9th Saturday, Dec 15th Sunday, Dec 16th Saturday, Dec 22nd Sunday, Dec 23rd Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Enjoy Breakfast with Santa before a day of splashing! Get in the holiday spirit at this one-of-a-kind event. Santa Claus is making his...

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Winter Wonderland at Congress Hall with Santa’s Workshop

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2018

One event on December 24, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 25, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 26, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 27, 2018 at 11:00am

Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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Free

Winter Wonderland 2018 November 23rd - December 31st Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays AT CONGRESS HALL Wishing for Winter Wonderland Escape to the North Pole this Holiday Season as Congress Hall’s Grand Lawn is transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland. Explore unique gifts from various merchants in our enchanted shopping village. Sip on a cozy cup...

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Festival of Trees at the Environmental Education Center

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until December 28, 2018

Environmental Education Center – Basking Ridge, 190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ United States
Free

Celebrate the 41st Festival of Trees! December 1 - 28, 2018 | 9:00am - 4:30pm (closed December 24-25 in observance of the Christmas holiday) Come see the trees on display! Weekend live holiday music ~ Snowflake Café on Saturdays & Sundays For more information about this event please contact: Monica Juhasz at 908 722-1200 ext. 5328...

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Santa Photos at the Deptford Mall HGTV’s Santa HQ

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until December 23, 2018

One event on December 24, 2018 at 9:00am

Deptford Mall, 1750 Deptford Center Road
Deptford, NJ 08096 United States
$39.99
Santa Photos at Deptford Mall

Deptford Mall welcomes the North Pole's most famous resident at HGTV's Santa HQ November 7 - December 24. Guests are invited to experience Santa in the digital age. Use the workshop’s Magic Mirror to transform into one of Santa’s elves! Guests can virtually change their elf’s outfits, create customized Elf Academy ID collector cards at the...

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10:00 am

Winterfest at Diggerland

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

One event on December 26, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 27, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 28, 2018 at 10:00am

Diggerland USA 100 Pinedge Court
West Berlin, NJ 08091 United States
$29.95

An on-going Winter Festival:  Your membership or a general admission ticket grants you access to all your favorite rides and heavy machinery attractions. Plus, the additional experiences and programming that encompass this month-long festival. Holiday Hay Ride Holiday Parade D-Rex & Daisy Meet & Greets Bonfires Ornament Decorating Holiday Decor Winter Themed Food and more!  ...

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Patcong Valley Model Railroad Open House

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 20, 2019

Patcong Valley Model Railroad, 1315 US-40
Richland, NJ 08350 United States
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Free

Come spend an hour or two at our highly detailed, museum quality HO scale model railroad. Let your mind wander and the kiddies dream. There is something to see for all ages! Click over to read our article about the Top 8 Reasons You Have to Bring the Kids to Patcong Valley Model Railway.   Come...

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Ott’s Free Breakfast With Santa in Washington Township!

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Otts Township, 340 Greentree Road
Washington Township, Gloucester County, NJ 08080 United States
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Free

Bring The Family To Otts Township On Sunday, December 16th and Have A Jolly Time With Santa While Enjoying A FREE Breakfast Buffet!! No Reservations Nessesary!

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Gaudio’s “G” Boys Animation Wonderland

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 24, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 23, 2018

McNaughton’s Garden Center, 351 Kresson Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 United States
$4

Gaudio's "G" Boys Animation Wonderland GAUDIO'S "G" BOYS ANIMATION WONDERLAND It's back!! The long-awaited, much loved South Jersey family tradition - the "G" Boys Animation Wonderland is back for its 3rd year at McNaughton's Cherry Hill location! Share the magic of your childhood with your own children in this magical walk-through display. Completely REVAMPED and...

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Patcong Valley Railroad Train Show

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 20, 2019

Patcong Valley Model Railroad, 1315 US-40
Richland, NJ 08350 United States
Free
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Details about the Patcong Valley Railroad Train Show and open house happening for the holiday 2017-2018 season.

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Craft Saturdays at Dey Mansion

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Dey Mansion, 199 Totowa Rd
Wayne, NJ United States
Free

Crafts Saturdays returns to Dey Mansion for the holiday season. The Dey Mansion will host an open house every weekend throughout the month of December. Crafts for kids will be held from 10:00 - 1:00PM both Saturday and Sunday. Come visit for hot cocoa, decorations, and holiday spirit! For more information or to reserve, please...

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Visit Santa at Turkey Brook Park

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Turkey Brook Park, 30 Flanders Rd
Flanders, NJ United States
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$10

Since 1995, the Kiwanis Club of Mt. Olive, NJ has opened the Santa House for the children and families of Mt. Olive. Quality photos with Santa are available for only $10.00 each and are printed on-site for your convenience. All children will receive a free toy and candy cane. Pets are welcome! Join us for this Mt....

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Santa Chimney Ornament Carving at Tuckerton Seaport

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$40

Santa Chimney Ornament Carving with Andrew December 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm $35 – $40 Get ready to carve yourself some Holiday Cheer! Join wood carver Andrew Tonneson as he leads you through this beginner wood carving project. You will carve, sand, and paint your own unique Santa in a Chimney ornament! All supplies and...

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Holiday with the Animals – Bergen County Zoo

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ United States
Free

Enjoy costumed characters and free refreshments! Visit and take holiday pictures!

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11:00 am

Christmas at The Historic Village at Allaire

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

The Historical Village at Allaire, 4263 Atlantic Avenue
Wall Township, NJ 07727 United States
$5

Join all of us here at the Historic Village at Allaire as we celebrate the Joys of Christmas Past. Experience the sights and smells of an early American Christmas with hearth cooking, singing, dancing, wagon rides, Santa and more! This is a day full of fun interactive programs. You can also bring your holiday cards...

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Santa at the Firehouse – Spring Lake

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Spring Lake Fire Company #1, 1007 5th Ave
Spring Lake, NJ 07762 United States
Free

Please stop by and visit with Santa. Also, weather permitting, we will be giving fire truck rides!!

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FREE Photos with Santa on a Harley- Morris Plains

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 11:00am

Garden State Harley, 1775 State Route 10
Morris Plains, NJ United States
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Free

Love Harley's & Santa?!?!? Come down and get your picture taken with the big guy on a sweet H-D motorcycle! Pictures are FREE! Since it is the season of giving, we will gladly accept donations that will benefit Family Promise of Morris County. Hope to see you for some Holiday Fun! PS: All friendly pets...

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Meet Santa at iPlay America

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

One event on December 9, 2018 at 12:30pm

iPlay America 110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
Free

Meet Santa every weekend in December! Free Photos available! Dates for Santa Hours in 2018: 11/23 – 11 am – 6 pm 11/24 – 11 am – 6 pm 11/25 –  11 am – 6 pm 12/1 –  11 am – 6 pm 12/2 –  11 am – 6 pm 12/8 –  11 am –...

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Free Holiday Movie at Rutgers Cinema

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Rutgers Cinema, 105 Joyce Kilmer Ave
Piscataway Township, NJ 08854 United States
Free

Holiday Movie Series MOVIES ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH A DONATION TO THE RUTGERS STUDENT FOOD PANTRY. ONE CANNED GOOD IS RECOMMENDED PER PERSON PER MOVIE. Schedule: Dec. 2 - Polar Express Dec. 9 - A Christmas Story Dec. 16 - Elf Dec. 23 - It's a Wonderful Life  

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12:00 pm

Christmas Festival on the Morristown Green

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Morristown Green, Park Place
Morristown, NJ United States
Free

Christmas Festival at the Morristown Green Sunday, November 25 through Sunday, December 24 The place to celebrate the holidays from Thanksgiving up until Christmas; this month-long family event kicks off on the Sunday after Thanksgiving with Santa’s rooftop arrival and welcome ceremony. Family activities and entertainment on the historic Morristown Green, add to the dazzling...

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Bordentown City Holiday Train Event

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 6, 2019

Old City Hall in Downtown Bordentown, 13 Crosswicks Street
Bordentown, New Jersey 08505 United States
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Free

The trains arrive on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23, 24 and 25, at 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. The train display opening coincides with Bordentown City’s Holiday Tree Lighting hosted by the Foundation for Bordentown Traditions scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 24. The Holiday Tree Lighting will take place in the center of town at...

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Annual Christmas Train Village – Spring Lake

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2019

Spring Lake Chamber, 313 Washington Ave
Spring Lake, NJ United States
Free

THE SPRING LAKE CHRISTMAS TRAIN VILLAGE 11/24/18 THROUGH 1/1/19 12:00pm - 5:00pm at 313 Washington Ave

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Visit with Santa in Asbury Park

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Grand Arcade Asbury Park, NJ United States
Free

Come down to Grand Arcade to visit with Santa on Sundays from 12:00 - 3:00pm.

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Free Horse and Carriage Rides in Ocean City

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Ocean City City Hall, 9th & Asbury Avenue
Ocean City, NJ 08226 United States
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Free

FREE Horse & Carriage Rides – Saturdays & Sundays 12 noon–3 pm, in front of City Hall, 9th & Asbury Ave

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Ocean City Photos With Santa

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Ocean City Music Pier, 825 Boardwalk
Ocean City, NJ 08226 United States
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$10

Ocean City Music Pier Santa will be available for photos in an Ocean City Beach Patrol lifeguard boat noon to 3 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier on Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 23. Cost is $10 per photo.

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Holiday at Kip’s Castle

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until December 30, 2018

Kips Castle, 22 Crestmont Ave
Verona, NJ United States
Free

Holiday at Kip's Castle November 28, 2018 - December 30, 2018 12:00pm - 4:00pm Visit Kip's Castle for a self-guided tour of the first floor and experience the holidays circa the 1920's.

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Holiday Musical Light Show in the Tropicana Quarter – Atlantic City

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until December 27, 2018

Tropicana Atlantic City, 2831 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6338 United States
Free

Does the holiday season make you long for falling snow, twinkling lights and jingle bells? Me too. This year you have to check out The Quarter at the Tropicana, for Twinkle, a free holiday laser light show. Beginning November 16 and running daily every hour starting at 12 noon, the Havana-themed Quarter will be turned...

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1:00 pm

Donald Cooper Model Railroad Train Display

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Mahwah Museum, 201 FRANKLIN TURNPIKE
Mahwah, NJ 07430 United States
Free

Donald Cooper Model Railroad Special Holiday Hours – Fridays from 6-8:30 pm November 23, 30 and December 7, 14, 21 Santa to Visit! On Friday, December 21st from 7:00 – 7:30 PM! Special holiday hours for The Donald Cooper Railroad. The Railroad will be open on Friday nights from 6-8:30 pm for four weeks, from November...

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Christmas Celebration and Santa Visit – Sandy Hook

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Gateway National Recreation Center – Sandy Hook, Hartshorne Drive
Middletown, NJ United States
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Free

Meet Santa and share your Christmas wish list with him. Enjoy the caroling of the vocal trio from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Refreshments and goodies will be provided. Sandy Hook - History House No. 1 Officers Row Fort Hancock Historic Post

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See Santa in Collingswood FREE

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 21, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 23, 2018

ExtraordinaryED, 808 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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Free

Santa is available to hear good girls and boys  every weekend in December! There’s no charge to visit with Santa. Santa will welcome families at his Collingswood Headquarters at ExtraordinaryED, 808 Haddon Ave. Santa will hear good girls and boys on Friday nights from 6PM to 9PM, Saturdays from 1PM to 3PM and 5PM to 8PM...

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Free Admission Days at Proprietary House

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until January 30, 2019

Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
Free

Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey’s last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, a retirement home, a boarding house, and now a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and storms, neglect and restoration, to stand witness to 250 years of...

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Santa’s coming to ADVANCED!

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Advanced Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning, 1039 Atlantic City Blvd
Bayville, NJ 08721 United States
Free

Advanced Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning is hosting its 3rd annual "Santa's coming to town" event. We are turning our shop into Santa's workshop. All children come and sit with Santa and are given a gift! At this event we also give refreshments, popcorn, and have a projector movie going! All of this free of...

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Family Holiday Arcade Party – Keansburg

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bev and Wally’s, 46 Beachway Avenue
Keansburg, NJ United States
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Free

Its that time of year again... ho ho ho .. the annual Bev and Wallys Holiday Party is coming on December 16 from 1- 5 pm We will have all of these specials : Happy hour from 1:30-2:30 and 4:30-5:30 , this mean HALF PRICE GAMES .. Great value for your family Kids under 12...

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Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

One event on December 26, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Boardwalk
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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$5

Roller Skating Returns to Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 14 CAPE MAY, NJ:  A Cape May tradition continues when roller skating begins again at Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 14th.  Family roller skating is offered on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a Teen Skate from 6:30 p.m. to...

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Family Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

One event on December 26, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Boardwalk
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
$5

Roller Skating Returns to Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 14 CAPE MAY, NJ:  A Cape May tradition continues when roller skating begins again at Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 14th.  Family roller skating is offered on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a Teen Skate from 6:30 p.m. to...

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2:00 pm

The Barron Arts Center’s Holiday Model Train Show – Woodbridge

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 28, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ United States
Free

The Barron Arts Center Presents The 28th Annual Holiday Model Train Exhibit On View Nov 30 – Dec 30, 2018 CLOSED DEC 25 Exhibit Hours Mon – Fri: 11am-4pm Sat & Sun: 2-4pm Train Show Reception & Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday Nov 30, 2018 ~ 5-7pm In the tradition of family exhibitions for the Holiday...

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Santa Land in Boonton

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Santa Land, 124 North Main Street
Boonton, NJ United States
Free

SANTA LAND: (LOCATED AT 124 NORTH MAIN STREET, BOONTON) SANTA WILL BE SITTING AT SANTA LAND FROM 11/25/18 - 12/23/18 FRIDAYS: 5:00PM TO 8:00PM SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS:  2:00PM TO 6:00PM

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Hobo Band Holiday Concert – Pitman

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pitman High School Auditorium Pitman, NJ United States
Free

Come enjoy songs of the season at this free concert by the Original Hobo Band.

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The Affair at Cedar Bridge

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cedar Bridge, 200 Old Half Way Rd
Barnegat, NJ United States
Free

Sunday, December 16 | 2:00pm * Snow date: 1/6/19 * A ceremony commemorating the last documented land engagement of the American Revolution is held on site each year.

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4:00 pm

Horse and Carriage Rides – New Brunswick

December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00pm, repeating until December 16, 2018

The Hyatt Regency, Neilson St.
New Brunswick, NJ United States
Free

Free horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered on Dec. 14-16 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm. Pick up Location: Neilson St at The Hyatt Regency Please donate a new toy.

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Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall

December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

One event on December 26, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Boardwalk
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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$5

Roller Skating Returns to Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 14 CAPE MAY, NJ:  A Cape May tradition continues when roller skating begins again at Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 14th.  Family roller skating is offered on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a Teen Skate from 6:30 p.m. to...

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Family Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall

December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2019

One event on December 26, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Boardwalk
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
$5

Roller Skating Returns to Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 14 CAPE MAY, NJ:  A Cape May tradition continues when roller skating begins again at Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 14th.  Family roller skating is offered on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a Teen Skate from 6:30 p.m. to...

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4:30 pm

Live Nativity – Jamesburg

December 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Calvary Chapel Crossfields, 15 Half Acre Road
Jamesburg, NJ United States
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Free

December 16, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Calvary Chapel Crossfields 15 Half Acre Road Jamesburg NJ 08831 COST: Free Experience the Christmas story with Live Characters and Beautiful Music. Cookies, coffee and cocoa will be served after each performance.

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Holly Jolly Trolley in Barrington

December 16 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woodland School Gym Barrington, NJ United States
Free

Time for our annual Holly Jolly Trolley event! This years event will be held at the Woodland School Gymnasium on Sunday 12/16 from 4:30pm-8:30pm. The event is FREE for everyone, however we will be collecting non-perishable food item donations (not required to enter, but suggested). At the event we will have free trolley rides! Each...

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5:00 pm

Calvary Lutheran Church Living Nativity

December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Calvary Lutheran Church, 23 S Prospect St
Verona, NJ United States
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Free

Real actors in elaborate costumes; Live animals; Christmas music; Crafts, Refreshments

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Mount Laurel Living Nativity at Fellowship Community Church

December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

One event on December 14, 2018 at 5:00pm

Fellowship Community Church, 1520 Hainesport Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054​ United States
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Free

The Mount Laurel Living Nativity is a completely free gift to the community that has run for over 25 years! It is a live production with 13 walk-through, indoor and outdoor scenes. About 200 cast and crew are required to run it each night. ​When you arrive you'll enter the building, be given a group number and...

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Historic Smithville Christmas Light Show

December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until January 6, 2019

Historic Smithville and the Village Greene, 1 N New York Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205 United States
Free

From dark to 8:30pm Thursday through Sunday...Enjoy popular songs of the Holiday Season synchronized with a dazzling Christmas tree light show sure to get you in the Holiday spirit. Over 120 Christmas Trees constructed from over 50,000 Christmas lights, magically float on Lake Meone in the center of Historic Smithville. The moment darkness falls, an...

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Santa’s Wonderland Sensory Sensitive Time – Bass Pro Shop

December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on December 23, 2018 at 5:00pm

Bass Pro Shops – Altantic City, 30 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401 United States
Free

We are offering time to see Santa for those that are Sensory Sensitive. December 16th and December 23rd 5pm to 6pm will be reserved for those with Autism or Special needs. Please email cbronsky@basspro.com to reserve a spot!

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Tuckerton Christmas Parade

December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuckerton, 3rd & Green
Tuckerton, NJ United States

Come join us with your decorated trucks, floats, music, walking groups and more!

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Turtle Back Zoo Holiday Lights Spectacular

December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until December 31, 2018

Turtleback Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ United States
Free

We first published details about the Essex County Turtleback Zoo Holiday Lights Spectacular at the Turtle Back Zoo in 2013. We update this every year for our readers.   The Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular will be back for 2018!   Essex County invites you to the Turtle Back Zoo Holiday Lights Spectacular! Just like there is...

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Living Nativity at The Evangelical Free Church of Blairstown

December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 5:00pm

The Evangelical Free Church of Blairstown, 11 Lambert Rd
Blairstown, NJ 07825 United States
Free

Dec 14 – 16, 2018 Join us for our Living Nativity!

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5:30 pm

Outdoor Christmas Party – Middletown

December 16 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:30pm, repeating until December 25, 2018

19 Niles Avenue, Middletown, NJ, 19 Niles Avenue
Middletown, NJ United States
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Free

The Szotak Christmas Spectacular" is officially lit!...19 and 17 Niles Ave Middletown... please come and visit!...and if your hearts are moved to do so, please drop a little something into the Operation Smile box at the end of the driveway and help a poor child born with a cleft palate get their mouth fixed...thank you...

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6:00 pm

Saint Mary Christmas Tree Lighting and Open House – Middletown

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saint Mary Mother of God Church, 19 Cherry Tree Farm Road
Middletown, NJ United States
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Free

Christmas in Middletown at Saint Mary's The Parish Community of Saint Mary, Mother of God Church cordially invites you and your family to the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Open House. Enjoy the Caroling by the Saint Mary Music Ministry and the Saint Mary School Singers. Visit the animals in our Live Nativity hosted by...

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Living Nativity – Egg Harbor Township

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

Zion United Methodist Church, 652 Zion Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ United States
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Free

It's that time of year again! Zion United Methodist Church is hosting their annual Living Nativity scene from December 15-16th from 6-8:30pm each night. You can drive through, walk through or YOU can even participate! We have 30-minute shifts for all characters. Sign ups and light refreshments are available in Zion Hall! Everything is FREE...

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The Blight’s B-Lighted Christmas Light Display in Williamstown

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 1, 2019

Blight’s B-Lighted Christmas, 1128 Lafayette Street
Williamstown, NJ 08094 United States
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Free

Our 2018/2019 Kick off begins! lights dance to music and lots of fun for the family!

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7:00 pm

Lights and Carols for a Claus – Manalapan

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
43 Heather Drive, Manalapan, 43 Heather Drive
Manalapan, NJ United States
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Free

The Iantosca Family invites the community to enjoy their incredible lights display to kick off the holiday season. This event is fun for the whole family and is for a great cLause! ICentraState Healthcare Foundation and Special Strides are proud to announce the 2018 Annual Lights and Carols event on Sunday, December 16 from 7-8pm....

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Jingle: A Musical Holiday Spectacular at The Tropicana Atlantic City

December 16 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 18, 2018 at 3:30pm

One event on December 18, 2018 at 7:00pm

Tropicana Atlantic City, 2831 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6338 United States
$10

The Tropicana’s showroom is transformed into a magical winter wonderland from November 25 thru December 21 (Select Dates). This spectacular show features glamorous dancers in dazzling costumes, angelic singers, music box ballerinas, dancing soldiers, Atlantic City favorites Kevin and Caruso, aerial artistry of special guest, Lady Hellevi and the award-winning choreographer and costume design form...

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