Looking for a great afternoon of fun?  Look no farther – NJ Kids has your comprehensive list of all the Family Shows in New Jersey and our surrounding area.  They are perfect for the entire crew and are sure to entertain, educate and WOW the whole family.  So, get your tickets now and enjoy!

Monster Jam

Watermelon Magic – 3D
Liberty Science Center, Jersey City

Learn about the growing cycle of the watermelon as Sylvie, a young girl, grows a patch of watermelons on her family farm. When harvest time arrives, Sylvie must decide if she will sell her precious babies at market.  Perfect for Kids Show from Pre-K through 5th grade and their caregivers and teachers.  Ongoing.  Read More >>

Disney on Ice – Let’s Celebrate!
Sun National Bank Center, Trenton

The Disney Princesses are having a royal ball – and you’re invited! Join all your favorite characters as they skate, sing and dance in grand celebration.  February 1st and 2nd Read More >>

Big Game Winter Festival
Montclair Township

Join the town of Montclair for a Big Game Winter Festival. Activities for all adults and kids of ages, including ice sculptures, magicians, great food, a bouncy house, and more. February 1st Read More >>

Brick Art of Nathan Sawaya
Morris Museum, Morristown

Be wowed by the artistry of Lego builder, Nathan Sawaya.  Kid of all ages will be amazed by the display of 30 Lego Brick creations.   Through March 9thRead More >>

The Gizmo Guys
Lackland Center, Hackettstown

The Gizmo Guys are jugglers – and so much more!  Their show is filled with original routines, quick-witted verbal repartee, and world class juggling skills. February 2ndRead More >>

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia
McCarter Theater, Princeton

This young company hails from Ufa in the Republic of Bashkortostan, and dances the story of the sleeping Princess Aurora and the handsome prince who awakens her with a kiss. February 7th.  Read More >>

Battle of Trenton Auto Racing
Sun National Bank Center, Trenton

Get ready for some indoor racing when it returns to the NJ Capital for the first time in 30 years!  February 7th and 8th.  Read More >>

Westminster Dog Show and Agility Championship
NYC (Various Locations)

Dog lovers – NYC is the place to be this February. Starting on February 8th, it’s the 1st Annual Agility Championship (Pier 94), then on February 10th and 11th, it’s time for the annual Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden.  Read More >>

Chocolate Festival and Chocolate War
Morris Museum, Morristown

Enjoy a day of chocolaty fun – including creating candy necklaces, finding chocolate throughout the museum, and making a lollipop flower – and then settle down for the play, Chocolate War, a story about Springer and Sprong, two inseparable friends, who tumble into a series of haphazard events that lead to a catastrophic quarrel over a pot of chocolate. February 8thRead More >>

2014 Chinese New Years Celebration
McCarter Theater, Princeton

Celebrate lunar Chinese New Year, also called Spring Festival, with this variety show, featuring Chinese folk dances, ballet, Kung Fu, acrobatics, comedy play and various genres of music. February 8thRead More >>

Masters of Illusions
Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown

A show filled with comedic magicians, daring escape artists and beautiful dancers  - all who amaze with magic that has to been seen to be believed! – February 8th.Read More >>

Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown

Our favorite pink girl is back in a live performance!  February 9th, 11AM, 1:30PM, 4PM.  Read More >>

Monster Jam
IZOD Center, East Rutherford

This amazing truck show features Monster Jam® Trucks: Grave Digger®, Madusa®, Grave Digger The Legend®, Captain America, Thrasher, Black Stallion, Overkill Evolution and More!  February 14th and 15thRead More >>

If You Give A Moose a Muffin
Centenary Stage, Hackettstown

The beloved book by Laura Numeroff comes to life in this musical!  Come see what happens when a boy gives a moose a muffin… February 15th.  Read More >>

The Wizard of Oz
South Orange Performing Arts Center, South Orange

Join Dorothy, Toto, Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow and the Tin Man as they head down the Yellow Brick Road.  February 15thRead More >>

The Peking Acrobats
NJPAC, Newark

Ancient acrobatic traditions meet 21st century stagecraft with this elite group of gymnasts, jugglers, cyclists, and tumblers from the People’s Republic of China. Accompanied by live music, their daring demonstrations of strength, balance and agility have hypnotized audiences around the globe. February 23rdRead More >>

Big Apple Circus
TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Tons of fun and excitement under the big top in one ring!  Performing pups, acrobats, trapeze artists, clowns and more!  February 27th – March 14thRead More >>

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
MAYO, Morristown

Come see this classic musical love story, filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling musical numbers.  February 28th and March 1stRead More >>

Harlem Globetrotters
Various Locations Tri-State Area

The hysterical antics – and amazing basketball skills – of the Harlem Globetrotters are returning to our area this February!  This years show – “Fan Rules”.  Fans get to decide what the rules will be!
February 16th – Madison Square Garden
February 16th – Prudential Center
February 17th – IZOD Center

Wicked Faire
Doubletree Hotel, Somerset

The Wicked Winter Renaissance Faire is a miniature explosion of entertainment and activity, February 21 – 23rdRead More >>

Bronx Arts Family Concert: Hansel and Gretel
New York Botanical Garden
, Bronx, NY

Hansel and Gretel sing, dance, juggle, and do slapstick to tell the famous story of the pair meeting the Witch in the forest with a wonderful gingerbread house. Animated actors perform to live music played by the Bronx Arts Ensemble musicians. The audience will be introduced to each.  Read More >>