Holiday Celebrations!

The Best Family Holiday Events of the Week - Lights, Crafts, Meet Santa and More!


Hello Holidays! Holiday celebrations are in full swing and there are tons of great family events, activities and special programs this weekend! The lights are back on at Turtle Back Zoo starting Friday night, while down at Adventure Aquarium in Camden, their annual Christmas Celebration (complete with Scuba Santas, character meet and greets and live show) returns through January 1st. Meet Santa at Sahara Sam's this Saturday morning (then enjoy a day of water fun), make a holiday craft at Imagine That, or shop 'til you drop at the Dearborn Market Holiday Festival in Holmdel. For a bit of historical fun, step back in time at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm for a look at how they celebrated the holidays in the 1920s. There's also Historic Holidays at Allaire Village, Civil War Christmas at Historic Speedwell and a holiday open house at the Historic John Fell house in Allendale, complete with decorations model trains, singing and storytelling. Wow, and that's just the start. Check out our website for more great holiday activities at 



Join NJ Kids TODAY at Morris County Event - Ledgewood Mini Golf - Inside the Ledgewood Mall 
Thursday, December 5th 10:30am -12:00pm.

Giveaway / Raffle Prizes / Fun.  Tweedles The Clown will be creating balloon arts for the kids.  Just  For Coming To the Party you will be entered to a Silver Party Package for 10,  5 chances for Free Face Painting, 5 chances for free spin art and 2 Free Photo's with Santa.  Pre-register and you will also be entered to win a special raffle- A Free Bronze Party Package for 10 guests and a Photo with Santa.  REDUCED Admission: $7.95 per child.  461 Route 10 E, Ledgewood, 201-600-8936       


Gingerbread Wonderland , Craft Show & Ice Carving
Thru December 15
This December marks the 22nd Annual Gingerbread Wonderland. More than 15,000 visitors attend annually, and marvel at the creativity, skill, and sense of optimism that characterizes this charming exhib... Morristown   


Christmas Celebration at Adventure Acquarium
Thru January 1st, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Celebrate the magic of the holiday season during the Philadelphia region's most unique holiday tradition: Christmas Celebration, featuring Scuba Santa®! Join Adventure Aquarium for their annual holida... Camden  


Holiday Train Show @ Ho Ho Kus VFW Hall
thru December 29, 1- 4 PM
Annual Holiday Train Show. The Ramapo Valley Railroad will host it's annual open house featuring a gigantic train layout with mountains, cities, operating drive in movie theatre and of course, lot o... Ho-Ho-Kus       


A Morning at Santa's Workshop @ The Palisades Center
December 8th, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Celebrate the holidays and have some cookies with Santa! Live performance by Matty Roxx, milk & cookies, and fun activities for kid's. Registration for this event is required. West Nyack 


Christmas at Allaire
Sunday, December 8th - 15, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Celebrate the Holidays at Allaire! The Villagers will be recreating a 19th century Christmas. Activities will include music and dancing in the Chapel, horse and wagon rides, visits from St. Nicholas,... Farmingdale  


Drop & Shop @ The Little Gym of Summit
Tuesdays- Wednesday
December 11,
12, 18,19, 12-3PM
Drop the kids with us while you get your holiday shopping done!  Ask about Parents' Survival Night.  545 Morris Avenue, Summit  


Young People's Chorus @ Thurnauer Concert At Neiman Marcus Garden State Plaza

Tuesday, December 10, 5:30-6pm
Choristers will sing a variety of classical, gospel and holiday favorites. 
1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus  

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