South Jersey Family Fun Guide

South Jersey Family Fun Guide
South Jersey holiday events are here for you and the whole family!

Bellmawr Christmas in the Park

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Friday December 7-Sunday December 9: Bellmawr Rec Center, 6-9 pm
Celebrate the season with sleigh rides in the park, cookies, hot chocolate, stockings balloons, and gifts from Santa.

Bordentown Township Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday December 7: Bordentown Township Senior Center, 6-6:30 pm

Boro in Lights Festival
Friday December 7: Glassboro Town Square, 6-9 pm
Enjoy carriage rides, live ice sculpting, live music, the tree lighting ceremony, and photos with Santa.

Collingswood Parade of Lights
Friday December 7: Borough of Collingswood, 7:30-8:30 pm
Decorated fire trucks, lighted vehicles, music, floats, Santa Claus, mascots, and characters all in a stunning parade of twinkling lights.

Deptford Township Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland
Friday December 7: Deptford Township Municipal, 6-8 pm
The evening will be full of holiday cheer, complete with hot chocolate, cookies, candy canes, carolers and Santa. This year there will be a Christmas themed hayride.

Eastampton Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday December 7: Eastampton Manor House, 7-8 pm

Evesham Winter Fest
Friday December 7: Evesham Township Fire Station, 5:30-8:30 pm
Come out for treats, hot chocolate, and pictures with Santa.

Lindenwold Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade
Friday December 7: Lindenwold Public Library, 7-8 pm

Maple Shade Holiday Festival
Friday December 7: Main Street, 6-9 pm
A family fun-filled evening with a parade, live music, reindeer, moon bounce, face paining, and pictures with Santa.

Merchantville Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade
Friday December 7: Centre Street, 6:45-8:45 pm
The Parade begins at Wellwood Park, travels along West Maple Avenue, to West Park Avenue, to Centre Street.

Mount Holly Tree Lighting Celebration
Friday December 7: Downtown, 6-9 pm
Children and adults are invited to enjoy free arts and crafts, hot chocolate, and cookies, visit and sit with Santa and Mrs. Claus for photos. The celebration will also feature live music on the stage and in the street next to the tree.

Pemberton Township Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday December 7: Reflections Park, 6-7:30 pm

Southampton Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday December 7: Old Town Hall, 6:30 pm

Stratford Tree Lighting and Holiday Sun
Friday December 7: Stratford Public Library, 6-9 pm
Tabernacle Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday December 7: Tabernacle Town Hall, 7 pm
Washington Township Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday December 7: Washington Lake Park Amphitheater, 7-8 pm

West Deptford Holiday Party
Friday December 7: RiverWinds Community Center, 6-8 pm
Visit with Santa, enjoy holiday entertainment by local singers and dancers, and stop by the elf’s craft shop to create a special keepsake.
Winslow Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday December 7: Windlow Township Municipal Building, 6:30 pm

Gloucester Township Brunch with Santa
Saturday December 8: Recreation Center, 10 am-12 pm

Hammonton Christmas Parade
Saturday December 8: Downtown, 7-9 pm

Magnolia Breakfast with Santa
Saturday December 8: Community Center, 10 am-12 pm

Medford Lakes Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday December 8: Oaks Hall, 7-7:30 pm

Mount Ephraim Christmas Parade of Lights
Saturday December 8: Mount Ephraim, 7-9 pm

Pitman Winter Village
Saturday December 8: Uptown Pitman, 5-9 pm
Visit Santa or ride the free trolley, toast a marshmallow at one of the cheerful bonfires, try some wassail, and stroll along with Victorian costumed actors beneath the holiday lights.

Washington Township Magic of Christmas and Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday December 8:
 Olde Stone House Historic Village, 5:30-8:30 pm

Magnolia Lighted Holiday Parade
Sunday December 9: Borough of Magnolia, 6-7:30 pm

Gloucester Township Tree Lighting Ceremony
Sunday December 9: Veterans Park, 6:30-8:30 pm

To see our extensive listing of South Jersey events, including local community events, programs at your local libraries, nightlife, fairs and festivals, plays, and many more, check out our Events Calendar here. Have an event that you want listed in our events calendar? Add your event here.

If you want to add an upcoming weekend event, you can also e-mail us directly at and we’ll be sure to include it in next week’s list!

Author: - Editorial Staff


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