December GOList: 25 Best Things to Do in New Jersey for the Holidays
Now that the turkey has been consumed, it’s time to look forward to Christmas, and Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve and all the fun that comes with them. The holiday season is already in full swing, and New Jersey kids have so many activities and events to choose from; the only problem is having enough time to get to them all! So get your calendars out and choose something fun from our 25 favorite 2014 holiday activities in NJ.
- Step back in time and experience a colonial Christmas at the Jacob Vanderveer House
- Experience an Irish Christmas at the Theater at Raritan Valley Community College
- Enjoy the Internet sensation The Piano Guys: A Family Christmas at NJPAC.
- Join Santa for a train ride on the Polar Express.
- Marvel at the workmanship at the 200+ structures at Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s Gingerbread Wonderland
- Watch Santa arrive in New Jersey via helicopter at Teterboro Airport
- Pick one of the fab FREE holiday events in NJ this year
- Enjoy the timeless red-nosed story of Rudolph at NJPAC
- Eat breakfast with Santa and his friends, and play all day at Sahara Sam’s Water Park
- Enjoy a Sugar Plum Fairy Tea with the Ice Queen and Sister Princess
- Choose your tree and view the living nativity at Holmdel’s Winter Wonderland
- Get into the spirit of Christmas with a lantern tour of historic Allaire Village
- Experience The Polar Express in Liberty Science Center's IMAX Theater
- Treat the family to a performance of The Nutcracker at the Algonquin Arts Theatre
- Check out the holiday activities at Camden’s Adventure Aquarium
- See a holiday light show at the Turtle Back Zoo
- Shiver with delight at Disney's Frozen Ice Palace in Short Hills Mall
- Celebrate Kwanzaa with Sweet Honey in the Rock
- Experience a horse and carriage ride around Red Bank
- Attend an excellent performance of A Christmas Carol at McCarter Theater
- Learn to make a gingerbread house at the Liberty Hall Museum in Union
- Join a Dr. Seuss classic at the How the Grinch Stole Lunch
- Get a Max & Ruby fix watching the bunny siblings star in The Nutcracker Suite
- Visit a real castle and have A Fairy Tale Princess Christmas
- Attend the Casino Pier holiday party..NJ Strong!
So many wonderful activities…so little time…happy holidays!