We’ve been sharing the best weekend events in New Jersey since our beginning in 2010. We update the listing every week and adjust the format as needed to better serve our readers. With 2018, we’re helping you find things to do in New Jersey this weekend BETTER by sorting our Weekend Events in New Jersey by region. Read below to find things to do in North Jersey, Central Jersey, and South Jersey this weekend.
This post has been updated for New Jersey weekend events November 24 & November 25 2018.
Here are our picks for the best local weekend events in New Jersey.
For FREE or almost free things to do this weekend, keep reading!
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Diggerland Weekend Events
- Open 11 AM – 5 PM
- Winterfest, 11 AM – 5 PM, both days
- Find out about Diggerland USA’s next event here
Tuckerton Seaport Weekend Events
iPlay America Weekend Events
- Rides and Attractions open 10 AM – 11 PM Saturday, 10 AM – 9 PM Sunday
- Meet Santa at iPlay America, 11 AM – 6 PM
- Find out about iPlay America’s next event here.
Most events listed below are free, but please check the links for more details. Registration may be required.
1 Great Thing to do Statewide in New Jersey This Weekend
- Home Depot Kids Workshop, Home Depot Stores – FREE (Saturday)
5 Great Things to do in North Jersey This Weekend
- Santa Parade, Fire Headquarters, North Arlington – Bergen County – FREE (Saturday)
- Holiday Parade and Snowman Scavenger Hunt, Spring Street, Newton – Sussex County – FREE (Saturday)
- Apple Cidering, Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, Chatham – Morris County – $3 (Both Days)
- Free Admission Day, Museum at the Station, Glen Rock – Bergen County – FREE (Sunday)
- Tree Lighting, Dowling Gardens, Woodland Park – Passaic County – FREE (Sunday)
Find more great family-friendly Northern New Jersey events happening this weekend on our full New Jersey Calendar of Events.
5 Great Things to do in Central New Jersey this Weekend
- Dickens Days, Clinton – Hunterdon County – FREE (Both Days)
- Holiday Stroll on Main Street, Woodbridge – Middlesex County – FREE (Saturday)
- Holiday Jubilee, Downtown Somerville – Somerset County – FREE (Saturday)
- Grand Opening Weekend, Snapology, Tinton Falls – Monmouth County – FREE (Both Days)
- Winter Festival Parade, Metuchen – Middlesex County -FREE (Sunday)
Find more great family-friendly Central New Jersey events happening this weekend on our full New Jersey Calendar of Events.
4 Great Things to do in South Jersey this Weekend
- Island Holiday, Stone Harbor – Cape May County – FREE (Saturday)
- Holiday Parade, Haddon Avenue, Collingswood – Camden County – FREE (Saturday)
- Santa at Viking Christmas Village, Barnegat – Ocean County – FREE (Saturday)
- Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade, Clementon – Camden County – FREE (Sunday)
Find more great family-friendly Southern New Jersey events happening this weekend on our full New Jersey Calendar of Events.
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