The upcoming holiday season is upon us and what does it signal? That’s right, time for some spectacular holiday light displays throughout New Jersey and New York. Go visit one of the many brightly lit displays. See colorful sparkly twinkling lights in a sea of red, blue, green, white, and more. Something the whole family can enjoy! Please check dates and times as they are subject to change.
6415 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ, 609-646-0103
November 17, 2018 - December 30, 2018 (Closed 11/23, 12/24, 12/25)
Experience the holiday magic at Storybook Land! Santa Claus appears at 5pm in his chimney, waves his magic wand, and lights the park with over one million lights! All rides & attractions are open.
November 17th, 2018, 4:30PM, Christmas Fantasy with Light Parade - lighting of the park and the welcoming of Santa and Mrs. Claus, see your favorite storybook characters on decorated floats
94 Championship Place, Augusta, NJ, 973-383-7644
November 16, 2018 - December 30, 2018
Skylands Christmas Light Show showcases over 2 million dazzling lights on a mile long drive through course. Also featuring a Christmas Village with winter wonderland activities and photo-op with Santa. Fantastic experience for the whole family.
North Park Place, Downtown Morristown, NJ, 973-455-1133
November 25, 2018 - December 23, 2018
Fun kids entertainment on the Green. Meet Santa and take photos, enjoy holiday treats, and ride a miniature Electric Train around the Green. Ice sculpting, hands-on activities include gingerbread house and ornament making. Listen to Christmas music and local choirs. At night, see the park on the Green sparkle with hundreds of colorful lights.
55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ, 609-924-8144
Starting November 21st
The museum’s elegant galleries are transformed for the holidays and adorned with trees artfully decorated. This year, the trees are inspired by 18th through 20th century décor. Included as part of museum admission.
56 Main Street, Clinton, NJ, 908-735-4101
November 23, 2018 - December 9, 2018
Good family outing, showcasing beautiful decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces.
November 24, 2018, 12PM-5PM, Winter Village at the Festival of Trees - first ever outdoor heated & tented German style holiday market with crafters, peddlers & food trucks
1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson, NJ, 732-928-2000
November 17, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Six Flags becomes a visual feast with millions of glittering lights, fun holiday entertainment, seasonal treats, illuminated towering trees, and Santa’s village. Also featuring over 30 rides for guests of all ages.
615 E. Moss Mill Rd, Smithville, NJ, 609-748-8999
November 22, 2018 - January 6, 2019 dark to 8:30PM
Check out over 120 Christmas Trees with 50,000 decorated lights as they magically float on Lake Meone. Orchestrated show of lights and music played across the lake.
560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ, 973-731-5800
Through the Holiday Season, 5PM-9PM
Free admission. Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights with over 50 winter and animal characters. Please donate non-perishable food, unwrapped new toys, or winter coats.
Ocean Street at Washington Street Mall, Cape May, NJ, 609-884-5404
November 17 - December 31, 2018
Cape May is turned into a village of lights. Ride through the Historic District to see beautifully decorated inns and homes as guides talk about Victorian Christmas traditions.
300 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
December 14-28, 2018
The Jersey Shore comes alive as spectacular holiday lights brighten up Jenkinson’s Boardwalk