Best December Things To Do in 2019 In New Jersey

The Top 10  Seasonal Attractions and Places to Visit

Things To Do In New Jersey in December

The month of December is filled with events that include concerts and theatre at the largest NJ venues, and holiday and Christmas festivals for families to welcome in the New Year



Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

1- Plan A Weekend Getaway to Cape May To Enjoy the Holiday Season

An Old Fashioned Christmas in Cape May
November 22, 2019  through January 1, 2020 (Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas )
Cape May, NJ
Website
The wonders of the season come to life in "An Old-Fashioned Christmas Exhibit: Holiday Traditions through the Years," at the Carroll Gallery in the Physick Estate Carriage House. Experience a breathtaking exhibit of holiday traditions complete with a giant Christmas tree, a Dickens Village, model trains, nostalgic photos from Christmas past, and more!
Cape May Visitors Guide

2- Celebrate New Year's Eve At A Major Party Venue

New Year's Eve
Celebrate New Year's Eve and usher in 2019 at one of the major major entertainment venues, resorts, night clubs, hotels, aquariums, and more. These New Years Eve parties are held at adult venues serving alcoholic drinks. Many of these events are in hotels or venues that have overnight accommodations with an option of making your New Years celebration extra special. Learn more


3- Celebrate New Year's Eve At A Family Oriented, Non-Alcoholic Venue

New Year's Eve At A Family Oriented, Non-Alcoholic venue
Celebrate New Years Eve in NJ with the family at a venue with an unusual twist; they are not alcoholic dominant celebrations that New Years Eve has come to be associated with. Many of the events are The First Night celebrations that are affordable family-friendly, alcohol free, celebrations..
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4 - Take the family to a major Holiday Lights Drive Trough Festival

Skylands Christmas Light Show & Christmas Village
November 16th until December 30, 2019
Skylands Stadium
94 Championship Pl.
Augusta, NJ 07822
Website
973-383-7644
Cost:
Light Show: $20 per carload (all tickets to be purchased at drive-thru entrance or box office, there are no online ticket sales) Save $3! Buy Advance Sale tickets at the box office (Monday–Thursday, 9–2 PM)
Outdoor Village: FREE admission
With more than two million dazzling lights on a mile-long drive-through course PLUS a new outdoor village, it's a must-see holiday attraction for your whole family.
The attractions include:
Walk-Thru Lights: Experience their brilliant walk-through light displays, Santa's Workshop Come inside to take photos with Santa, Skating Rink presented by Pompton Sports Center with skating on a 20′ x 40′ outdoor rink, an 8′ Polar Bear Statue: Take cool photos with Champ, our lovable life-size polar bear, Yuengling's Ice Cream Shop and Hot Chocolate Bar with scrumptious ice cream and custom hot chocolate drinks, a S'mores Station with Roast marshmallows over a fire pit and make delicious s'mores snacks. Carnival Games, Concessions with hot food and beverages, including French bread pizza and craft beers, and vendors with hHoliday shopping with local artisans,
Please dress warmly to enjoy the new outdoor village activities. Warming stations will be located throughout the Pavilion.

Magic of Lights at PNC Bank Arts Center
November 22, 2019 thru January 4, 2020; Sunday - Thursday: Dusk to 10pm & Friday & Saturday: Dusk to 11pm
PNC Bank Arts Center
Exit 116
Garden State Parkway
Holmdel, NJ
Website/Tickets
Cost: $20-$30, standard vehicle
This popular Holiday event features more than a mile of festival and vibrant light displays celebrating the joy of the holidays. Experience the drive-through from the comfort of your car! At every turn, and in every direction, the magical route is overflowing with spectacular light displays and animations. Multiple holiday themes come to life with hundreds of sparking lights.

5 - Visit Atlantic City - The Crown Jewel of the Jersey Shore

Take in the casinos, great restaurants, hotels, clubs and concerts.
Schedule and tickets to some of Atlantic City's top Performers

Atlantic City
Atlantic City Visitors Guide - Popular Jersey Shore destination with casino gaming, top entertainment venues, restaurants, a beach & boardwalk, and more.


Atlantic City Restaurants
Find an Atlantic City restaurant with Dining reviews.




6 - Take the Family To A Fun Indoor Attraction

New Jersey Attractions
Check out the Best New Jersey Attractions For Fun, Discovery, and Education
New Jersey attractions are found throughout every corner of the state. They are especially of interest to people looking for fun, discovery, education, and excitement. Popular attractions can be enjoyed on a day trip, weekend getaway, or a week long vacation to "get away from it all"



7 - Go To A Major Holiday Arts/Crafts Show

Holiday Craft Show Morristown
December 13, 14, 15, 2019: Friday 4 - 8 pm; Saturday 10 am - 6 pm; Sunday 11 am - 5 pm.
Morristown National Guard Armory
430 Western Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960
845-331-7900
Website
General $10, Seniors (62 and up) $8, Under 16 FREE
This weekend event features creative holiday items from 175 modern American makers from across the country. Savvy shoppers have the chance to wow their loved ones with one-of-a-kind holiday gifts they will never forget. In addition to 165 craft artists from across the country are various demonstrations and a gourmet specialty food boutique.

8 - Visit Red Bank - The Cultural Center of the Jersey Shore

Red Bank
Red Bank is the Jersey Shore's cultural, social and commercial destination. At only an hour's ride from New York City, by car, train or bus. With the Count Basie Theatre, great restaurants, and a vibrant downtown with charming shops and holiday decorations, ---It makes for a fabulous day or weekend trip! .
Visitors Guide

Take in one of Red Bank's top concerts and restaurants:

Red Bank Concert Events

Red Bank Performances with Schedule and Tickets

9 - Take the Family To The Planetarium

The New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ, (609) 292-6464
Website
The Hi-Def Planetarium features precision projection of more than 6000 stars. It's the largest planetarium in New Jersey.

10 - Pamper Yourself at a Spa

Resort Spa

The best New Jersey spa hotels and resorts
Features spa services for couples looking for a romantic getaway, or for men and women looking to complement their business trip or for a romantic weekend getaway

Day Spa

The top New Jersey Day Spa's
These spa's feature a variety skin care, hair, facial, nail, and massage services in addition to women's and gentleman's spa packages, and laser skin treatments.




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