November Events: New Jersey 2018 Entertainment

New Jersey November Events

The month of November is the beginning of the winter holiday season with Thanksgiving, and the holiday festivals and events that begin as early as the Friday after Thanksgiving.

Note: This information is provided by event sponsors. 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.

November 2018 Festivals

The 27th Annual C. Edward McCracken Festival of Lights
Saturday, November 10, 2018: Beginning at 4:30pm
Newton Medical Center
!75 High Street
Newton, NJ
starting with children's activities at 4:30 p.m., a donor reception at 5:30PM, and culminating with the tree lighting ceremony and fireworks about 6:30 p.m. As part of the holiday decorating celebrating, there will be a raffle for two tickets to the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular show in December. The Festival of Lights was created allow the community to express its support for the hospital and its mission by donating lights and trees in memory and honor of loved ones. Proceeds from this year's event benefits Newton Medical Center Foundation's Transform Project, which will support the renovation and modernization of the 1 Hussey Patient Unit.

Christmas Fantasy with Lights Parade
November 11 - December 30, 2018; (Closed 11/23, 12/24, 12/25)
Storybook Land
6415 Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Come experience holiday magic right before your eyes! Be here by 5:00PM when Santa Claus appears in his chimney, waves his magic wand, and lights the park with over one million lights for the holiday season! All of our rides, attractions, and snack bars are open! (Santa is in his home and lights the park until December 23.) Christmas Fantasy With Lights - A South Jersey Tradition for over 25 years!

Atlantic City Annual Tropicana Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
Daily shows continue from Monday, November 16 through Thursday, December 27, 2018 (presented every hour starting at noon)
Tropicana Casino & Resort
Brighton Avenue and the Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
Tropicana makes the season bright with the official Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Musical Light Show in The Quarter. The free Holiday Musical Light Show features a 35-foot ornately decorated tree with festive lights synchronized to the sights and sounds of the season. Tropicana's partners delight Tree Lighting attendees with samples from A'dam Good Deli, A'dam Good Sports Bar, Broadway Burger Bar, Carmine's, Hooters, La Petite Creperie, Mrs. Field's Cookies, Zeytinia and more.

Skylands Christmas Light Show & Village
November 16 - December 30, 2018 (The Christmas Light Show & Village will be open rain, snow, or shine on select dates and time)
Skylands Stadium
94 Championship Place
Augusta, NJ 07822
(973) 383-7644
Tickets: Light Show: $20 per carload
Tickets can be purchased at the gate and box office only.
This awesome Christmas light show features more than 2 million dazzling lights on a mile-long drive-thru course. It's a must-see holiday attraction for your whole family. On your drive, tune in and listen to festive holiday music on WSUS 102.3 FM. After your drive, stop by the free Christmas Village at the Event Center. Santa will be on hand to take a photo, play games and indulge in hot beverages and snacks.

Early 19th Century Thanksgiving
Sunday , November 18, 2018 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Allaire Village
4265 Atlantic Ave
Farmingdale, NJ
This event celebrates the end of the autumn season, and to give thanks for a bountiful harvest, the company of each other, and all the things that help to enrich our lives. Join in to come and celebrate a 19th Century Thanksgiving with our family at The Historic Village at Allaire. Starting at 11 am, special program at the historic chapel, craft demonstrations (Blacksmith, Tinsmith, Carpentry, Leather-Making and more), cooking at the Manager's House over its 18th century open hearth, and other special activities for adults and children. Bakery, General Store, and Enameling Building's Museum Store open for early holiday shopping. Additional early 19th century period cooking and other activities to "give thanks" will be spread throughout the village!

Big Glass Blast!
November 23, 2018; 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332
Web Site
Contact: Taral Thompson, Phone: 856-825-6800, Email:
Event Cost: Free
This family event features their Big Glass Blast Team as they design and create large-scale holiday-themed glass objects throughout the day! Visitors will have a chance to see past years objects on display as well, including the record-breaking giant glass ornament, glass fruitcake, and the world’s largest glass turkey drumstick. Also the opening day of the annual Holiday Studio Sale, browse discounted works by WheatonArts Glass and Ceramic Artists and associate glass artists David & Melanie Leppla.

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