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.
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New Brunswick Christmas Tree Lighting
December 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
New Brunswick City Center invites the entire community to celebrate the holidays in New Brunswick this season! Join us for the annual holiday festivities and lighting of the 26-foot Tree, Friday, December 6 at Monument Square Park.
Admission is FREE so bring the whole family. There will be face painting, a photo booth, holiday music, cook-off competition, giveaways, the Howl-day Pet Costume Pageant, and MORE! Santa Claus will also be arriving in style! Be sure to check out our specialty stores offering holiday specials and make plans to dine in our fabulous restaurants while you’re in town!
Support the annual Cook-off competition where chefs will go head to head cooking up some savory offerings in hopes to win ‘Best Recipe’ so make sure to taste all the recipes and vote for your favorite! Tasting kits are a suggested $2 donation – benefiting Elijah’s Promise.