Where to see the bright lights of the Holiday Season 2021...

It’s finally that time of the year to spread some holiday cheer! Start the holidays off right by spending time with loved ones while gazing at beautiful holiday lights! Everything seems to be opening up this winter which makes this holiday season even more special. Take a Christmas trolley ride, go to a light show, or sit on Santa’s lap. Make this holiday season one to remember.

Christmas Fantasy with Lights at Storybook Land

6415 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ
609.646.0103
Nov 13th- Dec 30th
Experience the holiday magic at Storybook Land with over one million bright lights. Classic childhood tales come to life among all the holiday decorations. Look for Santa and all his special friends. Check website for festivities, rides & attractions availability. Reservations required so buy your tickets in advance. Face masks are mandatory. 

Cape May Zoo Santa’s Tree Lighting Celebration

707 North Route 9, Cape May Court House, NJ
609.465.5271
Nov 27th 3PM-6PM
The celebration will include live holiday music by the John Walter Cape Community Band, an ice sculpture demonstration, the polar express train ride, bounce house castle & slide, character appearances, dance performances, free treats for all and a visit by the jolly man himself in the red suit! 

Christmas Light Show & Village at Skylands Stadium

94 Champion Place, Augusta NJ
973.383.7644
Nov 24th-Jan 9th
Great family friendly attraction. Have fun outdoors, mile long drive thru Skylands light show. Skylands Stadium is transformed into a dazzling array of lights this Christmas. Also enjoy the Outdoor Village and Winter Carnival. Ride the Ferris Wheel & Carousel, Skate the Rink, take a Photo with Santa, and stop by their Winter Beer Garden! Enjoy roasting s’mores, hot cocoa, and delicious holiday treats!

Festival of Trees at Morven Museum & Garden

55 Stockton Street Princeton, NJ
609.924.8144
Nov 17th-Jan 9th
Visit Morven for the time-honored holiday exhibition, Festival of Trees. Enjoy the juried collection of ornamental trees and mantels displayed throughout the museum’s galleries, sure to put you in the spirit of the season! 

Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Ride

Washington Street Mall Booth, Ocean Street, Cape May NJ
609.884.5898
Nov 19th-Dec 26th
Listen to ghost tales as you sit on an open air trolley ride through Cape May’s decorated Historic District. See the beautiful lights of downtown Cape May. Advanced tickets recommended.
· Christmas with Harte & O. Henry Performances Nov 26th-Nov 27th, Dec 5, 9, 10, & 11 at 8PM
· Ghost of Christmas Past Trolley Rides Nov 19th-Dec 26th 

Holiday Adventure at Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
201.200.1000
Nov 27th-Jan 3rd
Enjoy a wonderful kid friendly experience at the Liberty Science Center. Go skate on a Sock Skating Rink, make your way through a Snowflake Maze, show your moves at the Holiday Dance Party and more! Newest attraction - Laser Wonderland: A Holidays Lights and Music Show synced to popular Christmas songs (additional fee). All guests have to follow COVID-19 protocols. Buy your tickets in advance. 

Holiday Experience at Crystal Springs Resort

Crystal Springs Resort Sussex County, NJ
888.388.3472
Starts Nov 26th
Experience the magic of the season at Crystal Springs Resort! Make lasting memories with a visit to these enchanted holiday settings. All overnight guests have full access to all holiday activities regardless of hotel booked. Please note that some activities listed require a fee.
· Christmas Corner: Fri-Sat Nov 26th-Jan 1st 5:30PM-8PM
· Winter Workshop: Fri-Sat Nov 26th-Jan 1st 5:30PM-8PM
· Glice Skating (All Day): Fri-Thurs Nov 26th-March 31st
· Visit with Santa: Fri-Sat Nov 26th-Dec 18th 5:30PM-8PM 

Holiday Light Show on the Lake In Historic Smithville

615 E. Moss Mill Rd, Smithville, NJ
609.748.8999
Nov 25th-Jan
Light show on the lake! Over 120 Christmas Trees made from over 50,000 Christmas lights, magically float on Lake Meone in the center of Historic Smithville. The moment darkness falls, an orchestrated show of lights and music is played out across the lake. The lights seem to dance and chase each other to the music all the while reflecting of the water’s surface.
· Breakfast with Santa: Dec 11th & Dec 18th
· Holiday Light Show (Free): Nov 25th-Jan 6th Mon-Sun 5:30PM-8:30PM
· Magical Talking Tree (Free): Dec 5th-Dec 19th
· Christmas Train Ride: Dec Sat-Sun
· Story Time with Mrs. Claus: Dec Sat-Sun

Holiday Lights Trolly Ride In Cape May

1048 Washington St. Cape May, NJ
609.884.5404
What better place to get into the true spirit of Christmas than Victorian Cape May? This seaside town is transformed into a Dickens village for the holidays with garlands of fragrant greens and twinkling gaslights. Wrap yourself in the warmth of holiday spirit and sample a variety of fun tours and events.
· Santa Trolley Rides Sat-Sun Nov 27th-Dec 19th
· Breakfast with Santa Nov 27th & Dec 11th
· An Old Fashioned Christmas Exhibit Nov 19th-Jan 1st
· Holiday Inns Tours Nov 29th-Dec 9th
· Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Nov 20th 

Magic of Lights at the PNC Bank Arts Center

116 Garden State Pkwy Holmdel, NJ
732.203.2500
Nov 19th-Jan 2nd
Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive-through holiday lights experience featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path of New Jersey’s favorite holiday tradition. One carload, one price. 

Six Flags Holiday in the Park Drive-thru Experience

1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson Township, NJ
732.928.2000
Nov 13th-Jan 2nd
Make Merry Memories! Holiday in the Park is back! Tis the season for glittering lights, delicious snacks, and a festive spin on your favorite rides. Enjoy holiday attractions, shows, drive-thru light show, and their holiday wine fest! 

DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Express

1151 South White Horse Pike Hammonton, NJ
609.561.3040
Nov-Dec
All Aboard DiDonato's Magical Holiday Express! Get into the holiday spirit with the many holiday activities that DiDonato’s has to offer!
· Train ride through millions of Christmas lights
· Meet & greet with Santa & his Elves
· Present from Santa
· Cookies to enjoy
· Holiday Movie Tent
· Bowling
· Stories, Photos, & Chats with Mrs. Claus 

South Jersey Holiday Light Show

(at Bridgeport Speedway)
83 Flood Gate Rd, Swedesboro, NJ
Starts Nov 19th-December
The Holiday Light Show is the best holiday light spectacular of the season! Featuring dozens of dazzling, larger-than-life holiday themed displays to delight the entire family! Visitors are welcomed to bundle up in their car, pack a favorite snack or beverage and tune their radio to enjoy the synced light performance as they travel the more than 1 mile route through the Holiday Light Show!

Winter Wonder Lights Spectacular

655 Cranbury Rd, East Brunswick, NJ
Nov 26th-Jan 2nd
Winter Wonder Light Spectacular is the largest animated light show in New Jersey! Drive-thru a 1/2 mile journey of Winter Wonder Lights. This spectacular show is filled with over 1.5 million animated Christmas lights. Fun for all ages. Tickets available online. 

The Polar Express Train Ride

1 Railroad Plz, Whippany, NJ
973.419.6255
Starts Nov 12th-December
Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, passengers will relive the magic of the classic story as they are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS for a magical one-hour trip to the North Pole. Once on board, your car hosts will work their way through the coach and punch your golden ticket before hot chocolate and delicious Walkers Shortbread are served by dancing chefs. Passengers then read along with the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg. 

Diggerland USA Winter Festival

100 Pinedge Drive West Berlin, NJ
856.768.1110
Starts Nov 13th-Dec
Winter Festival is here at Diggerland! Each weekend you and your family can enjoy live music, the famous Parade of Machines, holiday decorating, seasonal foods, hayrides and plenty of fun and games. Don’t forget to take photos with Santa and go on a candy cane hunt! 

 

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