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New Jersey is a great place to take in some FREE or low-cost family activities.

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.

Click on any New Jersey event listing below for more information on local events that we think your family will enjoy. Our New Jersey Calendar of Events also includes things to do this weekend by including weekend events in New Jersey.

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Kip Center Festival of Trees and Wreaths in Rutherford 2021

Kip Center 55 Kip Avenue, Rutherford, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Rutherford, New Jersey.   Christmas Festival of Trees and Wreaths in Rutherford Trees and wreaths are designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists …

Free
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Newark Winter Village

Mulberry Commons Mulberry St, Newark, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Newark, New Jersey.   Winter Village in Newark Newark Social is turning downtown Newark’s Mulberry Commons, and the nearby Ironside Building, into winter …

Free
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Tuckerton Seaport Holiday Boat Rides

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum 120 West Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ

Tuckerton Seaport Holiday Boat Rides on the Tuckerton Creek   Get in the holiday spirit out on the water! Join the Seaport Captain and Tour Guide for a 50 minute …

$15

Absecon Christmas Tree Lighting 2021

Peter C. Elco Plaza Absecon, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Absecon, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree Lighting in Absecon Celebrate the holidays with us!   When is the Christmas Tree Lighting? Tuesday, December …

Free

Downtown Freehold Christmas Tree Lighting 2021

Downtown Freehold Freehold, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Freehold, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree Lighting in Downtown Freehold Join DownownFreehold.com and Monmouth County for the Annual Tree Lighting. The Rock and …

Free
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Cinnaminson Holiday Light Show

Lights on Olmsted Land 5 Olmsted Lane, Cinnaminson, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Cinnaminson, New Jersey.   Lights on Olmsted Lane   Holiday Light Show in Cinnaminson Free, family-friendly, holiday light show featuring over 6000 lights …

Free

Elizabeth Historic Midtown Christmas Tree Lighting 2021

Midtown Pedestrian Plaza- Elizabeth West Grand Street, Elizabeth, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Elizabeth, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree Lighting in Historic Midtown Join us for a night of Holiday Celebration!   When is the Christmas …

Free

Howell Township Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting 2021

Howell Township Municipal Building 4567 Highway 9 North, Howell, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas and Hanukkah activities in Howell Township, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting in Howell Township   When is the Christmas Tree and Menorah …

Free

Robbinsville Township Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting 2021

Robinsville Municipal Complex 1117 Route 130, Robinsville, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas and Hanukkah activities in Robbinsville, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting in Robbinsville Come out with your family!   When is the Christmas …

Free

Demarest Tree Lighting 2021

Demarest Railroad Depot Demarest, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Demarest, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree Lighting in Demarest  Please join us if you can for this annual event!   When is the …

Free

Franklin Lakes Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa Visit 2021

Franklin Lakes Borough Hall 480 DeKorte Dr, Franklin Lakes, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree Lighting in Franklin Lakes Please join Mayor Bivona and Council Members as we light our Annual …

Free

Gibbsboro Christmas Tree Lighting 2021

Gibbsboro Gibbsboro, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Gibbsboro, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree Lighting in Gibbsboro Santa will be visiting - look for him at the tree lighting!   When …

Free

Somerdale Christmas Tree Lighting 2021

Somerdale Borough Hall Somerdale, NJ

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Somerdale, New Jersey.   Christmas Tree Lighting in Somerdale Come out and kick off the holiday season at the Borough! Fun for all! …

Free

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