With so many awesome events in New Jersey, it’s going to be hard NOT to get into the holiday spirit this weekend! If you’re looking to take in a classic Christmas show, get your tickets to see A Christmas Carol at Princeton University or the family-favorite Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at The Growing Stage. There are also plenty of opportunities to meet the Big Man himself, whether you hop aboard the Christmas Express at the NJ Museum of Transportation or attend a festive Santa Brunch at Camden Children’s Garden. And remember, you can find a full list of weekend activities in our Event Calendar.
By now, you’ve probably had your fair share of turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce leftovers- not to mention tons of latkes! With Thanksgiving and Hanukkah already over, Christmas events are taking center stage in New Jersey. Meet the Big Man himself at Alstede Farm’s Country Christmas or at the Santa Fly-In at the Aviation Hall of Fame. And of course, you can check out the awesome annual holiday lights at Turtle Back Zoo. And if you’re not quite ready for a full on dose of the holidays, you can engage your inner geologist at Newark Museum’s Dynamic Earth or even Meet a Penguin at Manasquan Reservoir. And remember, you can find a full list of weekend activities in our Event Calendar.
Now that the turkey has been stuffed, carved, and eaten, it’s time to look forward to Christmas. With Thanksgiving coming so late, the holiday season is already in full swing. New Jersey kids are so lucky; there are so many activities and events. The only problem is there isn’t enough time! Get your calendars out and choose something fun from these 25 best holiday 2013 activities.
Most of our weekend plans probably include a huge plate of mouth watering Thanksgiving leftovers. But if you’re looking to burn off some of that turkey and stuffing (or entertain the family you’ve still got in town), New Jersey definitely has some great things going on. For an early dose of holiday cheer, check out Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at the Palace or Breakfast with Santa at Imagine That! You can also get scientific at the Rock and Mineral Weekend at Morris Museum, or brave chilly temps with a Guided Nature Hike at Tenafly Nature Center. And remember, you can find a full list of weekend activities in our Event Calendar.
With one weekend to go before Turkey Day, how about taking a break from cooking and cleaning for some quality family time? Grab your sweaters and head outdoors for a Fall Photo Scavenger Hunt at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum or take in a performance of Oliver! at the historic Paper Mill Playhouse. If you’re looking to keep the kids busy and out of the house, sign up for a Thanksgiving Baking Class at Classic Thyme or get a jump on holiday decorating with a Christmas Wreath Workshop at NJ Botanical Gardens. By the way, don't miss our great giveaway for a family-four packs tickets to Sahara Sam's Water Park! And remember, you can find a full list of weekend activities in our Event Calendar.
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