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Events

Nov
24
Fri
Holiday Crafts Fair @ Cape May Convention Hall
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come out to Convention Hall in Cape May to find some beautiful handmade ornaments and other holiday crafts from town locals. Great time to bring the family for an afternoon out while shopping local.

Nov
25
Sat
Holiday Crafts Fair @ Cape May Convention Hall
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come out to Convention Hall in Cape May to find some beautiful handmade ornaments and other holiday crafts from town locals. Great time to bring the family for an afternoon out while shopping local.

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic @ State Theatre New Jersey
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic @ State Theatre New Jersey | New Brunswick | New Jersey | United States

Open the door to reveal mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions with Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic. 

Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and the comical duo of Donald and Goofy as 25 of your favorite Disney characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob! See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a beautiful ball gown in a split second; the Toy Story gang defy the dimensions of Andy’s toy box with the help of the green army men; and the spectacular stage debut of Rapunzel and Flynn Rider as they rise into the sky amidst the floating lanterns. With special appearances by Snow White, Tinker Bell, and Aladdin’s Genie, you never know what to expect or who might join in the fun.

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic @ State Theatre New Jersey
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic @ State Theatre New Jersey | New Brunswick | New Jersey | United States

Open the door to reveal mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions with Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic. 

Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and the comical duo of Donald and Goofy as 25 of your favorite Disney characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob! See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a beautiful ball gown in a split second; the Toy Story gang defy the dimensions of Andy’s toy box with the help of the green army men; and the spectacular stage debut of Rapunzel and Flynn Rider as they rise into the sky amidst the floating lanterns. With special appearances by Snow White, Tinker Bell, and Aladdin’s Genie, you never know what to expect or who might join in the fun.

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic @ State Theatre New Jersey
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic @ State Theatre New Jersey | New Brunswick | New Jersey | United States

Open the door to reveal mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions with Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic. 

Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and the comical duo of Donald and Goofy as 25 of your favorite Disney characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob! See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a beautiful ball gown in a split second; the Toy Story gang defy the dimensions of Andy’s toy box with the help of the green army men; and the spectacular stage debut of Rapunzel and Flynn Rider as they rise into the sky amidst the floating lanterns. With special appearances by Snow White, Tinker Bell, and Aladdin’s Genie, you never know what to expect or who might join in the fun.

Monmouth University Men’s Basketball Game @ Ocean First Bank Center
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monmouth University Men's Basketball Game @ Ocean First Bank Center | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Monmouth plays at home in their first game of the regular season against Pennsylvania.

Nov
26
Sun
Atlantic City Ballet Presents It’s A Shore Holiday @ Circus Maximus Theater
Nov 26 @ 4:00 pm
Atlantic City Ballet Presents It's A Shore Holiday @ Circus Maximus Theater | Atlantic City | New Jersey | United States

Let the Atlantic City Ballet help you get into the holiday spirit! This “radio city-esque” review features a blend of contemporary and classical dance all set to your most beloved holiday tunes. With singers & a live band, you will be transported to a Holiday Winter Wonderland that will capture your inner child’s imagination. This delightful show will bring out the holiday spirit in everyone.

Nov
27
Mon
Monmouth Men’s Basketball @ Ocean First Bank Center
Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monmouth Men's Basketball @ Ocean First Bank Center | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Monmouth plays Albany in West Long Branch.

Dec
1
Fri
Scrooge @ Spring Lake Theatre
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Scrooge @ Spring Lake Theatre  | Spring Lake | New Jersey | United States

The Community House is the most beautiful and joyful place to visit during Christmastime. Our production of Scrooge has become a holiday tradition for generations of families. If you’ve never experienced this spectacular production, treat yourself and your loved ones to our thirty-fifth annual production. The tale of the mean, old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge is known and loved by everyone. No one does it better, we promise! Order early, we usually sell out by Thanksgiving. Thank You Very Much, Happiness, Father Christmas, The Wish, Beautiful Day are some of the beloved songs that are part of this legendary musical.

Boonton First Friday: Old Fashion Holiday @ Boonton Main Street
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy an evening of shopping, Christmas Caroling, and dining at Boonton! Businesses will be open late and the Main Street will be decorated for your convenience and enjoyment. Enter your gingerbread house to win the annual Best Gingerbread House in Boonton Contest!

Manasquan Candy Cane Hunt @ Manasquan Business District
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Manasquan Candy Cane Hunt @ Manasquan Business District | Manasquan | New Jersey | United States

Come to the Manasquan Business District for the annual Manasquan Candy Cane Hunt! The night will begin with the tree lighting ceremony, followed by the hunt. Please bring a non-perishable item to donate to the Manasquan Food Pantry. Items will be collected in bins on Main Street.

A Christmas Carol @ The Historic Village at Allaire
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A Christmas Carol @ The Historic Village at Allaire  | Wall Township | New Jersey | United States

Join us for a wonderful retelling of “A Christmas Carol” to get into the holiday spirit. The program takes place in our Historic Allaire Chapel and is presented by Maggie Worsdale and the Traveling Literary Theatre at 5 PM. Tickets are $20 per person.

Todd Rundgren @ Count Basie Theatre
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Todd Rundgren @ Count Basie Theatre | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

A Wizard, A True Star. The title of Todd Rundgren’s 1973 solo album aptly sums up the contributions of this multi-faceted artist to state-of-the-art music. As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer, conceptualist, and interactive artist (re-designated TR-i), Rundgren has made a lasting impact on both the form and content of popular music.

Dec
2
Sat
Scrooge @ Spring Lake Theatre
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Scrooge @ Spring Lake Theatre  | Spring Lake | New Jersey | United States

The Community House is the most beautiful and joyful place to visit during Christmastime. Our production of Scrooge has become a holiday tradition for generations of families. If you’ve never experienced this spectacular production, treat yourself and your loved ones to our thirty-fifth annual production. The tale of the mean, old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge is known and loved by everyone. No one does it better, we promise! Order early, we usually sell out by Thanksgiving. Thank You Very Much, Happiness, Father Christmas, The Wish, Beautiful Day are some of the beloved songs that are part of this legendary musical.

Casino Pier Holiday Festival @ Casino Pier Arcade
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Casino Pier Holiday Festival @ Casino Pier Arcade  | Seaside Heights | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate the holidays with your friends and family at the Casino Pier Arcade! This event will include an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, arts & crafts, an indoor snowball fight, and a visit from Santa himself! Please bring any non-expired can goods for donations!

 

Winter Wonderland Magic Show @ Monmouth Museum
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Winter Wonderland Magic Show @ Monmouth Museum  | New Jersey | United States

Join Magician Steve Woyce for a magical adventure in Winter Wonderland. You will help him make a snowman appear, candy canes disappear, and play a magical game of hide and seek.
“This is a family show so ages 4-12 would be best. I have performed shows where younger children were in the audience and had a blast as well.” – Steve Woyce

 

38th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade @ Long Beach Boulevard
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come to Long Beach Island this holiday season and enjoy the 38th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade! The event will begin at 1:00pm (end time depends on participants) and will take place between 5th street and 25 street on Long Beach boulevard. Boats, floats, and cars alike will be competing to be crowned this year’s champion. The theme this year is “Deck the Hulls!”

A Christmas Carol @ Jay and Linda Grunin Center
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm
A Christmas Carol @ Jay and Linda Grunin Center | Toms River | New Jersey | United States

The musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol is the timeless tale of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge who hates Christmas. Shocked into action by visits from three ghosts that take him on a journey to the past, present, and the future; Scrooge discovers the true meaning of Christmas. The music and dancing of A Christmas Carol will help put everyone in the holiday spirit!

2017 Spring Lake Christmas Inn and House Tour @ Spring Lake Christmas Inn
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2017 Spring Lake Christmas Inn and House Tour @ Spring Lake Christmas Inn | Spring Lake | New Jersey | United States

Start the Tour with Tea & Cookies at The Breakers on the Ocean. Tea, coffee, hot cocoa and cookies will be offered at two pre-assigned seatings and will be designated at the time of ticket purchase. Participating Inns & Properties include:
The Breakers on the Ocean, Chateau Inn & Suites, Two Private Homes & The Duggan Building featuring a Holiday Train Spectacular. More inns will be confirmed later this summer.

Capital Ringers @ West Side Presbyterian Church
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Capital Ringers @ West Side Presbyterian Church | Ridgewood | New Jersey | United States

Capital Ringers combines music on handbells, percussion instruments, movement, audience interaction, humor, visual technology, and an actor to create a “Holiday Classic” show that will appeal to all ages. This creative and upbeat performance will entertain and educate audiences with the timeless holiday songs you love. Featuring favorites such as “White Christmas”, “O Hannukah”, “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch”, “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year”, and many more, you’ll leave with a smile and warm feeling of the holiday spirit.

Christmas Candlelight House Tour @ Cape May
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Experience the high point of Cape May’s holiday season during these self-guided walking tours, which feature homes, inns, hotels & churches specially decorated for the holidays. During the tour you will enjoy Christmas caroling and strolling musicians, trees and garland & good old-fashioned cheer. There will also be hospitality centers with warm beverages & home-baked goodies

Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting @ Press Plaza
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting @ Press Plaza | Asbury Park | New Jersey | United States

Once again the Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce will bring the holidays downtown on First Saturday. The children from Alphabets Preschool will be singing your holiday favorites! Come see the 25+ foot tall tree in Press Plaza, and be there as Santa himself lights it.

The Marshall Tucker Band and Special Guest the Magnificent Mancini Brothers @ Strand Center for the Arts
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

In the early fall of 1973, The Marshall Tucker Band was still a young and hungry group out to prove themselves every time they hit the stage. “We were a bunch of young guys who didn’t know any boundaries,” says founding member and longtime lead singer Doug Gray. As it turned out, the collective talents of The Marshall Tucker Band took them very far indeed. Years of rigorous tour schedules earned the band the respect of critics and countless dedicated fans.

Dec
3
Sun
Scrooge @ Spring Lake Theatre
Dec 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Scrooge @ Spring Lake Theatre  | Spring Lake | New Jersey | United States

The Community House is the most beautiful and joyful place to visit during Christmastime. Our production of Scrooge has become a holiday tradition for generations of families. If you’ve never experienced this spectacular production, treat yourself and your loved ones to our thirty-fifth annual production. The tale of the mean, old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge is known and loved by everyone. No one does it better, we promise! Order early, we usually sell out by Thanksgiving. Thank You Very Much, Happiness, Father Christmas, The Wish, Beautiful Day are some of the beloved songs that are part of this legendary musical.

The Laurie Berkner Holiday Show @ IPlay America's Event Center
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Laurie Berkner Holiday Show @ IPlay America's Event Center | Freehold | New Jersey | United States

Sunday, December 3, iPlay America welcomes fan-favorite Laurie Berkner’s Holiday Show to iPlay America’s Event Center for two fun-filled performances. In her holiday shows, Laurie and her longtime collaborators Susie Lampert, Bob Golden and Brady Rymer — the “band” — will celebrate the season with such traditional, secular songs as Jingle Bells and Frosty the Snowman, plus originals from Laurie’s well-loved album A Laurie Berkner Christmas like Santa’s Coming to My House Tonight.