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December Events in South Jersey

Anthony D'Alicandro

Anthony is a licensed Real Estate Broker in NJ & PA...

Anthony is a licensed Real Estate Broker in NJ & PA...

Feb 7 5 minutes read

Winter Wonderland Shopping Village

Congress Hall, Cape May
Until December 31Kid Friendly
Escape to the North Pole this Holiday Season as Congress Hall's Grand Lawn is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. Explore unique gifts from various merchants in our enchanted shopping village. Sip on a cozy cup of hot cocoa and enjoy special seasonal treats as you mosey on over to Santa's Workshop. All aboard the Congress Hall Express! You won't want to miss the train ride as it travels around Cape May's North Pole.

Every weekend is a new adventure. As the temperatures cool in Cape May, experience the warmth of the Holiday Season at Congress Hall's Winter Wonderland!

Atlantic City Ballet: The Nutcracker 

Saturday December 16, 17, 2017 7:00PM
Caesars Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ 

Uncork Christmas 

Saturday, December 9th, 2017; Noon - 5pm
Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery 
600 S Railroad Ave.
Rio Grande, NJ 08242 
Website & Tickets 
Have you ever wished there was a one-stop shop for all your wine and Christmas tree needs? Attendees will get to rnjoy live music, food, and holiday decorations, and of course some wine tasting. There will be a selection of live Christmas trees, and with wine in hand, when you find the one, take it home or they will tag it and have it ready for next-day pick-up at nearby Secluded Acres Farm & Garden Center. Bring the kids for a check-in with Santa so he can get those wish list requests before heading back to the North Pole to finish preparing for his big night (parents, bring your cameras!). Enjoy wine tastings and listen to live music with plenty of holiday tunes. They will also have a selection of wreaths, holiday decorations, gift baskets and more.

Christmas Light Show Hay Ride

November 24 through December 30, 2017; Friday and Saturday evenings from 5PM to 8:30 PM. Sunday thru Thursday evenings from 5 PM to 7:30 PM.
Johnson's Corner Farm 
133 Church Rd. 
Medford, NJ 08055 
This event features thousands of Twinkling lights attached to the wagons so that you are surrounded with at computerized light show set to the music of Christmas. Intensify your experience with a pair of 3D snowflake glasses that turn every light into a snowflake.
The Market is transformed into a Christmas wonderland with Gifts, Cookies, Christmas trees, Wreaths and all kinds of fun activities for the family. Visit with Santa and his Reindeer. To complete your holiday experience we will also have a campfire going to roast marshmallows and make s' mores. Bring your own Camera for a great Photo op. Costs for activities vary.

Christmas Fantasy with Lights Parade 

November 11 - December 30, 2017 (Closed 11/24, 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!


Bring the kids to the Physick Estate on weekends for a ride around Cape May with stories and songs led by Mrs. Claus.  Santa will greet children with a sweet in the Carriage House.

All rides start at the Physick Estate.

Adults $10; Children (ages 3-12) $8.  Advance reservations are strongly recommended

Nov 18, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
Cost- $8 kids; $10 adults; times vary
Location View map Carriage House at the Physick Estate
1048 Washington St
Cape May, NJ

Smithville Holiday Light Show

Through December 31 (Thursdays–Sundays)
Every weekend, Historic Smithville Village treats families to holiday activities, many of which are free. You can take a train ride around the beautifully decorated village, and after dark on Thursdays–Sundays, watch Christmas trees constructed from more than 50,000 lights float on Lake Meone as holiday music plays in the background. On select dates, catch Mrs. Claus in her Christmas Cottage from 1:30–4:30 for storytime, or chat with the Magic Talking Tree. FREE

First Night in Ocean City

4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
COST: $15 Buttons through December 15th, $20 after.
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