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Christmas Dinner with Santa in Lakehurst 2022

Lakehurst Community Center 207 Center Street, Lakehurst, New Jersey

Here's another Christmas event in Lakehurst, New Jersey. As of November 19, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Pizza with Santa The …

$7
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Christmas Nature Walk with Santa in Barnegat 2022

Cloverdale Farms County Park 34 Cloverdale Rd, Barnegat, NJ

Here's another Christmas event in Barnegat, New Jersey. As of November 19, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Nature Walk with Santa …

$5
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Home Depot Kids Workshop

New Jersey Home Depot stores offer free kids workshops once a month. Get the details and schedule for Home Depot Kids Workshops near you.

Free
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Christmas Visit with Santa at Toy Land in Jackson Township 2022

Jackson Township Senior Center 45 Don Connor Boulevard, Jackson, New Jersey

Here's another Christmas event in Jackson Township, New Jersey. As of November 23, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. ToyLand While supplies …

Free

Ship Bottom Christmas Parade 2022

Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom Long Beach Boulevard, Ship Bottom, New Jersey

Here are more Christmas activities in New Jersey. As of November 15, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas/Holiday parade. Ship Bottom’s 43rd Annual Christmas …

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, New Jersey

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

Jackson Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Jackson Township Town Hall 95 West Veterans Highway, Jackson, New Jersey

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Jackson, New Jersey. As of November 23, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Christmas Tree …

Free

Point Pleasant Christmas Tree and Market 2022

Community Park in Point Pleasant 2233 Bridge Ave, Point Pleasant, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. As of November 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Christmas …

Free

Plumsted Township Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Plumsted Municipal Building 121 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Plumsted Township, New Jersey. As of November 17, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting. Plumsted …

Free
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Christmas Nature Walk with Santa in Barnegat 2022

Cloverdale Farms County Park 34 Cloverdale Rd, Barnegat, NJ

Here's another Christmas event in Barnegat, New Jersey. As of November 19, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Nature Walk with Santa …

$5
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Christmas Visit with Santa at Toy Land in Jackson Township 2022

Jackson Township Senior Center 45 Don Connor Boulevard, Jackson, New Jersey

Here's another Christmas event in Jackson Township, New Jersey. As of November 23, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. ToyLand While supplies …

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, New Jersey

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, New Jersey

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

Lacey Township Christmas Parade 2022

Lacey Road in Lacey Township Lacey Road, Lacey Township, New Jersey

Here are more Christmas activities in New Jersey. As of November 16, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas parade. Lacey Township's 27th Annual Christmas …

Free

Beachwood Christmas Tree Lighting 2022

Beachwood Borough Hall 1600 Pinewald Rd, Beachwood, NJ

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

Free

Toms River Christmas Festival of Trees 2022

Toms River Elks Lodge #1875 600 Washington St, Toms River, NJ

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

Free
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Bird Walks in Barnegat at Cloverdale Farm County Park

Cloverdale Farms County Park 34 Cloverdale Rd, Barnegat, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Barnegat, New Jersey. As of September 14, 2022 these are the details that have been released about this event. Monthly Bird Walks Learn how …

Free
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JCPenney Kids Zone Events

Your Local JC Penney NJ

New Jersey JC Penney stores offer free kids events. Get the details and schedule for JC Penney Kids Zone Events near you.

Free

Christmas Market in Stafford Township 2022

Heritage Park in Manahawkin 49 West Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, New Jersey

Here's another Christmas event in Manahawkin, New Jersey. As of November 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Holiday Wonderland and Christmas …

Free
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Cedar Bridge Historical Nature Walks in Barnegat

Cedar Bridge Tavern at Cedar Bridge County Park 200 Old Halfway Road, Barnegat, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Barnegat, New Jersey. As of September 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event. Tour of the Grounds at …

Free

Christmas Photos with Santa in Point Pleasant Beach 2022

Jenkinson's Boardwalk 300 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Here's another Christmas event in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. As of November 12, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Photos with …

Free

Christmas Festival in Point Pleasant Beach 2022

Pleasure Park - Point Pleasant Beach corner of St. Louis and Forman Avenues, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Here's another Christmas event in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. As of November 10, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Christmas event. Winter Wonderland …

$5 – $10
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Live Animal Talks in Beachwood at Jakes Branch

Jakes Branch County Park 1100 Double Trouble Rd, Beachwood, New Jersey

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

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