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Maplewood Dickens Village 2021
December 2, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST
An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021
Here are more fun Christmas activities in Maplewood, New Jersey.
Christmas Village in Maplewood
One of our flagship events, Dickens Village brings to life various scenes from Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol in miniature houses arranged in Ricalton Square. Peek inside and you will see fireplaces, stockings, and antique toys. Each little house reveals something unique and different.
When is the Dickens Village?
This community tradition opens in December and runs each Saturday until Christmas.
- Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 4:30pm – 5:30pm: Menorah Lighting
- Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10:30am – 5:00pm: Tree Lighting and visits with Santa
- December 11, 2021 & December 18, 2021 from 10:30am – 5:00pm: Horse and wagon rides and petting farm
Where is the Maplewood Dickens Village?
- The event will be held at Ricalton Square.
Dickens Village Activities
- Horse and wagon rides
- Petting Farm
- Visits with Santa and Mrs. Clause
- Tree Lighting
- Menorah Lighting
Admission fees for the Dickens Village
- There is no admission fee for this event.
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