Local attractions are working hard to keep the holiday events you love operating safely for all attendees. Social distancing and masks are required to keep everyone safe, so plan a fun night out with the family! Check each event for ticket & reservation info, plan ahead to ensure your family’s spot to attend these unique events!
Rancocas Woods Candlelight Tour & Tree Lighting
- Rancocas Woods, Mount Laurel – Jingle all the way to Rancocas Woods for Mt. Laurel’s Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 4th from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Help kick off the holiday season with a visit from Santa, Mr. Grinch, and book reading with Mrs. Clause. The Tree Lighting Ceremony will start at 6:30 pm in front of On Angels Wings located at 110 Creek Road, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey 08054. Stop by the Village Shops for all of your holiday shopping needs and pick up some delicious baked goods to help support the Fleetwood PTO. The ceremony will be live-streamed through Facebook as well as Mt Laurel’s Community webpage. Learn More!
Haddonfield Candlelight Shopping
- Downtown Haddonfield – Haddonfield’s Candlelight Shopping will take place on Fridays from 6-9 p.m. until Friday, December 18 – with a special Candlelight Shopping additional event for last-minute shoppers on Tuesday, December 22. Merchants along Kings Highway and our charming side streets – which include Mechanic Street, Ellis Street, Tanner Street, Haddy Lane, Kings Court, and Haddon Avenue – invite you to explore their beautifully curated shops and discover delightful holiday treasures. Not only will you find an array of incredible gifts in our 200 distinctive shops, food/beverage establishments, or boutiques, but families can also enjoy in-store festivities and town-wide twinkling décor.
- New this year: Gingerbread House Walking Tour – Haddonfield bakeries will be working their magic to create the most eye-catching gingerbread houses to display across town in their front windows. The houses will be based on historic sites in Haddonfield; Sweet T’s Bakeshop is creating the gazebo in town, and TÁL32 is creating King’s Road Brewing Company. The gingerbread houses will be on display at the bakeries from December 4 – December 27.
- Don’t forget to vote for Haddonfield’s Candlelight Shopping in USA Today’s 10 Best Holiday Market Contest! Voting ends Monday, December 7th! Vote Here
Creamy Acres Night of Lights Country Christmas Hayride
- Creamy Acres Farm, Mullica Hill – Holiday traditions await you at Creamy Acres as they transform the dairy farm into a Christmas Wonderland filled with huge sparkling light displays, a Musical Dancing Tree light show and lights galore. Bring the family for an old fashioned hayride while listening to all your favorite Christmas songs. Stroll through our Barnyard Walk with lights a glow. Newly expanded mid-way area with concessions and fire pits, “Who” Village walk thru and more than 5 acres of musical dancing lights. *Will be switching to drive-thru event starting 12/10* Grab tickets for December 4th & 5th here!
A Salem Christmas
- Historic Salem City – Experience an Old-fashioned Christmas in Historic Salem on Saturday, December 5th from 3pm-7pm. If you are looking to escape big city crowds for something more intimate, look no further than Salem City! The historic homes and streets will be decorated with wreaths, garlands, and twinkling lights. Luminaries will light up Market Street. Storefront windows will be decorated and Salem City businesses and eateries will be open for business. Masks will be required at all events and social distancing protocol will be followed to ensure safety. Learn More!
South Jersey Holiday Light Show
- Bridgeport Speedway, Swedesboro – Come out and enjoy this drive-through holiday light spectacular in Southern New Jersey! Featuring dozens of dazzling, larger-than-life holiday themed displays to delight the entire family! Visitors are welcomed to bundle up in their car, pack a favorite snack or beverage and tune their radio to enjoy the synced light performance as they travel the more than 1 mile route through the holiday light show! Open every Thursday through Sunday in December, plus every day the week of Christmas! Buy your tickets now!
Holiday Fireworks Drive-In Event
- Locke Ave Park, Swedesboro – Enjoy a special holiday event at Locke Ave Park on Saturday, December 5th at 7pm (rain date 12/6). There will be two entrances: Main Locke Ave entrance and the High Hill Rd entrance. They will be open at 6pm. Parking will be limited and will be on a first come/ first serve basis. Attendees must stay in their vehicles and practice social distancing. Learn More!
Drive-Thru Holiday Light Show at Diggerland
- Diggerland USA, West Berlin – Experience a light show like no other. Drive a mile-length course through America’s only construction theme & water park to witness hundreds of thousands of lights, tour our holiday displays, enjoy tasty treats, and listen to our very own radio station to fill your car with holiday spirit! Open most evenings from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. until Jan. 3rd. For full schedule and tickets, click here!
DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Drive
- DiDonato Family Fun Center, Hammonton – Delight in the newest holiday tradition in South Jersey that’s perfect for kids and adults of all ages, DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Drive! Your admission includes: Car ride through millions of Christmas lights, an individually wrapped present and cookie given by Santa’s elves for all the children, holiday music to enjoy in your car via FM transmitter, and a Santa list drop off to Santa’s elves. There will also be a Toy Market on site for pre-purchased Souvenir & Snack sacks! Purchase Tickets Here!
Holiday Family Fun at Johnson’s Corner Farm
- Johnson’s Corner Farm, Medford – You’re invited you to create new Harvest Christmas memories at the farm. This year they have created a fun/safe environment for all to enjoy. Reservations will be required so that capacities and social distancing can be maintained. Start your day with the Santa Parade! Take a walk through “FIRE and LIGHTS” in the Discovery Barnyard and Animal Farm. Enjoy the “Light Show on the Lake” an animated light show set to music the kids will enjoy, then jump on a “Light Show Hayride” that will take your family around the farm! Reserve your spot now!
Vintner Wonderland at Renault Winery
- Renault Winery, Egg Harbor Township – Tis the season! The Renault Winery grounds have been transformed into a festive winter wonderland! Wine, dine, shop and more while on property! Plan to come early and stay late to enjoy the entire Vintner Wonderland experience. Take a stroll through the Champagne Patio Garden and enjoy spectacular holiday lighting displays. Sip on a Renault seasonal wine or warm up with a hot signature cocktail! Grab a quick, casual bite outside or make a dining reservation inside their newly renovated Tasting Room. Don’t forget to take the kids out for a spin on the all new outdoor ice rink! Book skate time and/or your dining reservation here!
- Adventure Aquarium, Camden Waterfront – ‘Tis the season for a safe, memorable day out with the family exploring life underwater. See Scuba Santa diving in Ocean Realm next to Anchor, the Great Hammerhead Shark and newly elected Aquarium Resident President, sea turtles, stingrays, and other fishy friends. New this year, while Scuba Santa is taking breaks from diving, guests can visit him for photos from his Magic Snow Globe. Reservations required; make yours here!