Burlington County

Annual Holiday Chocolate Walk
Friday, December 1 | 6 PM – 9 PM
Downtown Bordentown

Grab your chocolate passport and head to the shops on Farnsworth Avenue to pick up a wide variety of sweet treats! With each stop you get your passport stamped. Once it’s full drop it off at the Downtown Bordentown Association tent for a chance to win a gift certificate. If you happen to spend $20 or more at a participating business, you will have a chance to spin the wheel for other gifts and prizes.  MORE >

Winter Market
Saturday, December 2 | 10 AM – 2 PM
Burlington County Agricultural Center, Moorestown

The Winter Market features fall fruits, vegetables, fresh pies, local crafters, live music from Opus Soul, and more! You can even pick up your fresh holiday turkey! Guests are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the annual Toys for Tots Drive at the market. Bundle up, grab a hot chocolate, and enjoy the fun holiday atmosphere. MORE >

Burlington Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 2 | 5 PM
Historic Burlington

This holiday parade and tree lighting has been a favorite for years and is among the best in the region! The parade begins at sundown on High and Federal Streets and travels through Burlington’s historical downtown. It features decorated floats, colorful marchers, and more! The tree lighting takes place on the Riverfront Promenade and is followed by cookies and hot chocolate with Santa. MORE >

Victorian Holiday Celebration
Sunday, December 3 | 12 PM – 4 PM
Historic Smithville Park, Eastampton Township

Kick off the holiday season at Historic Smithville Park! Festivities include ice carving demonstrations, tours of Smithville Mansion, entertainment, a holiday marketplace, Victorian performers, and more! Even St. Nick and the Grinch will be making appearances. MORE >

Holly Jolly Weekend
December 16 & 17 | 11 AM – 5 PM
Valenzano Winery, Shamong

Join Valenzano Winery for one last stop on your holiday shopping list! They will be decking the halls with fresh baked sweets, holiday music, and an array of artisan vendors who all hope to offer that perfect last minute addition to your list. Of course, plenty of Valenzano wine will be available for you to purchase and taste. MORE >

 

Camden County

Haddonfield Candlelight Shopping
Every Friday Night from November 24 – December 24
Downtown Haddonfield

Experience this annual event in one of South Jersey’s best places to live! Every Friday night from November 24th to December 24th knock those gifts off your Christmas List by shopping small on Haddonfield’s main strip and side streets! You can also enjoy caroling, hot cocoa, live entertainment, and carriage rides. MORE >

Collingswood Holiday Parade
Saturday, November 25 | 10 AM
Downtown Collingswood

Bring the whole family to Collingswood’s Holiday Parade to get into the holiday spirit! The parade features lively seasonal entertainment including marching bands, dancers, holiday characters, giants on stilts, floats, mummers, live music, and more! There will be cars from the Original Garden State Corvette Club and dozens of other antiques, autos, and motorcycles driving in the parade. The Philly Phanatic will be making an appearance as well, so grab your hot cocoa early and get a good spot! MORE >

Santa’s Arrival Celebration
Saturday, November 25 | 1 PM – 4 PM
Camden Children’s Garden, Camden

Santa’s arrival is always a festive day at the Camden Children’s Garden! This event kicks off the Garden’s Holiday Season and includes holiday treats, festive crafts, and of course, opportunities for pictures with the big guy in red. If you miss this event, don’t worry! Santa will be back at the Camden Children’s Garden on December 9th for Breakfast with Santa. MORE >

WinterFest Ice Skating on the Cooper
December 1 – February 14 | Open Daily
Cooper River Park, Pennsauken Township

Cooper River Park has once again transformed into a winter wonderland with tasty treats and ice skating family fun! WinterFest is the perfect place to spend your holiday nights skating with friends and family. For those less nimble, enjoy the rink by watching world-class ice skating performers. Magic is in the air and there is something here for everyone to enjoy this season! MORE >

First Night Haddonfield
Sunday, December 31 | 5 PM – Midnight
Downtown Haddonfield

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the 20th annual First Night Haddonfield! This family-oriented and alcohol-free New Year’s festival features a variety of entertainment including magic, music, comedy, dance, and theater so there is something for everyone to enjoy! There will also be mummers, food trucks, and a Kidzone. The fireworks extravaganza show begins at 9 PM. MORE >

 

Gloucester County

Swedesboro Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting
Saturday, November 25 | 1 PM – 8 PM
Downtown Swedesboro

Spend the day filled with holiday cheer in Downtown Swedesboro! The Christmas Parade starts at 1 PM and will conclude with an appearance by Santa. While at the parade, be on the lookout for Who-pon giveaways. These coupon booklets are filled with great deals to local businesses. Immediately following, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting with children until 4 PM. Finally end your night with some community caroling and a spectacular tree lighting. MORE >

Lights on Main
Saturday, November 25 | 6 PM – 10 PM
Historic Mullica Hill

This three-time award winning event is meant to have families come together to enjoy the holiday season. The event features free horse and carriage rides, free holiday blow up rides, crafts for children, strolling carolers, and other live entertainment. You can shop seasonal specials at local stores and restaurants, as well as visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. MORE >

 

Christmas in Uptown Pitman
November 25 – December 21 | All Day
Uptown Pitman

Celebrate all things Christmas in Uptown Pitman! During your visit you can shop from local merchants and enjoy their unique window displays and lights. Trolley tours through Pitman will be available, starting and ending at Ballard Park. Make sure you bring your children and grandchildren to visit and take pictures with Santa! MORE >

Boro in Lights
Friday, December 1 | 6 PM – 9 PM
Glassboro Town Square

Glassboro and Rowan University present Boro in Lights, an annual holiday celebration and tree lighting! Ring in the holidays with horse and carriage rides, photos with Santa, live performances, and an ice sculpture demonstration. Guests are encouraged to bring new, unwrapped gifts and canned food for the Toys for Tots Drive and Canned Food Drive. MORE >

 

Candlelight Tours of Whitall House
Friday, December 8 | 6 PM – 9 PM
Saturday, December 9 | 3 PM – 9 PM
Red Bank Battlefield, National Park

Experience the Whitall House by the glow of candlelight. Tour the 18th century home complete with beautiful, seasonal, natural, and handmade decorations. Guests can even stop by the kitchen to see how a colonial holiday meal is prepared. MORE >

 

Salem County

Woodstown by Candlelight
Friday, December 1 | 4 PM – 10 PM
Historic Woodstown

Plan a visit to historic Woodstown for their 41st Annual Candlelight Tour! This charming village is home to a number of Victorian residences, as well as other structures dating from before the Revolutionary War. Get in the holiday spirit by touring these seasonally decorated homes, businesses, and churches! Guests can also shop from local merchants or at the annual craft fair, listen to carolers, eat homemade cookies, and enjoy live entertainment. MORE >

Salem City Yuletide Tour
Saturday, December 2 | All Day
Historic Salem

Historic Salem hosts a full day of holiday festivities starting with their Magic of Christmas Parade followed by their Annual Yuletide House Tour! You can stroll through historic homes, churches, and other points of interest, as well as shop for antiques and collectibles at the local shops. Later in the evening, grab some hot cocoa and enjoy the town’s tree lighting ceremony! MORE >

Brass Christmas Concert
Sunday, December 3 | 3 PM
Davidow Hall at Salem Community College, Penns Grove

Since the spring of 1974, the Salem County Brass Ensemble has been bringing beautiful music to the residents of Salem County. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to hear them ring in the holiday season! This is the perfect event to bring your whole family to! MORE >

Soldiers Christmas
Saturday, December 16 | 5 PM – 10 PM
Fort Mott, Pennsville

See how soldiers from different eras celebrated Christmas away from home at Fort Mott!  Uniformed reenactors will portray soldiers and sailors from the Roman era to the Cold War. Take a lantern tour around the park and visit the park’s museum that will have a special collection of military themed Christmas advertisements, photos, and paperwork. MORE >

 

Arts in Bloom: Holiday Gala
Saturday, December 16 | 6 PM – 10 PM
The Inn at Salem Country Club, Salem

Celebrate 10 years of fundraising at the Salem County Arts in Bloom Holiday Gala! Listen to music by the Jazztones, an ensemble composed of musicians from South Jersey that focus on the Great American Songbook and perform for the love of music. Spiced tea, hors d’oeuvres, and decadent desserts will be provided and wine will be available for purchase. There will also be an auction and door prizes. MORE >