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If you’re looking for things to do with your family in Rockland County, here you’ll find some of the best family activities in Rockland and Bergen counties. You can even find great ideas for day trips and outings in the area. The Rockland Parent editors have scoured the region to find fun things to do with your kids in the community. Do you want to get great family events delivered to you weekly? Sign-up here for the weekend activity newsletter, featuring great ideas sent to you each week. Are you hosting an event in the community? Share it with Rockland parents by submitting it to the calendar. And if you want even more fun, like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram.


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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 11, 2022 - Dec. 24, 2022 , Monday-Saturday, 11am-7pm; **CLOSED THANKSGIVING**
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

‘Tis the season for pics with St. Nick. Don’t miss out capturing merry pics with Santa. Pre-booking your Santa Magic photo experience in encouraged...

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Santa Paws

  • Nov. 14, 2022 - Dec. 19, 2022 , Mondays, 4-7pm
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

‘Tis the season for pics with St. Nick. Don’t miss out capturing merry pics with Santa. Pre-booking your Santa Magic photo experience in encouraged...

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Santa at BTC

  • Nov. 18, 2022 - Dec. 24, 2022 , 11am-7pm, daily
  • Bergen Town Center
  • Route 4 East & Forest Avenue, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Santa is coming to Bergen Town Center to take photos with you and your family! Reservations are encouraged. 

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Pictures with Santa

  • Nov. 18, 2022 - Dec. 24, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Paramus Park
  • 700 Paramus Park, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Embark on an enchanted adventure to take pictures with Santa. Join him to create magical memories you and your family will always remember!

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Visit Santa at Palisades Center

  • Nov. 18, 2022 - Dec. 24, 2022 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-7pm; Sunday, 12-6-pm; Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24th: 10am-4pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice this year, it’s time to plan your visit with Santa at Palisades Center! The jolly and joyous gift-giver invites...

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Time to Book Santa Photos at The Shops at Riverside

  • Nov. 18, 2022 - Dec. 24, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • The Shops at Riverside
  • 390 Hackensack Ave., Hackensack
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Meet Santa and take photos with him for holiday memories you won't want to forget. Reservations highly encouraged. 

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Pet Nights with Santa

  • Nov. 21, 2022 - Dec. 05, 2022 , Mondays, 4-7pm
  • Paramus Park
  • 700 Paramus Park, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Embark on an enchanted adventure to take pictures with Santa. Join him to create magical memories you and your family will always remember!

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Nickelodeon Universe: Nick the Halls

  • Nov. 25, 2022 - Jan. 01, 2023 , Mondays-Thursdays, 12-7pm; Fridays, 12-9pm; Saturdays, 11am-10pm; Sundays, 11am-7pm; 12/26-12/29, 11am-10pm
  • American Dream
  • 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
  • All Ages
  • All access pass starts at $59

Meet your favorite Nick characters, join the dance party, and enjoy a holiday parade all season long.

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Holiday In The Park

  • Nov. 25, 2022 - Jan. 01, 2023 , See website for schedule
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Starting at $49.99

Millions of glittering lights, dazzling holiday entertainment, delicious seasonal treats, and more are returning this holiday season during Holiday...

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Holiday In The Park

  • Nov. 25, 2022 - Jan. 01, 2023 , See website for schedule
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Starting at $49.99

Millions of glittering lights, dazzling holiday entertainment, delicious seasonal treats, and more are returning this holiday season during Holiday...

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Santa Photos Pet Days

  • Nov. 28, 2022 - Dec. 12, 2022 , Mondays, 5-7pm
  • Bergen Town Center
  • Route 4 East & Forest Avenue, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Capture Santa photos with your pets, but everyone is welcome, even without pets.

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Builder's Club

  • Dec. 01, 2022, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

For ages 5-12. Builder's Club - Have fun with LEGOs, board games, and more! No registration required.

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Playtime Storytime

  • Dec. 02, 2022, 10:30-11:15am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for fun on Fridays! Stories & songs, sensory story time with cool activities, Fun with Non-Fiction, and more! Families welcome...

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Tree Lighting at the Gazebo

  • Dec. 02, 2022, 6-7pm
  • Suffern Gazebo
  • 41 Washington Avenue, Suffern
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Get into the holiday season at the Suffern Gazebo with the lighting of the tree!

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Light Up Stony Point! Celebration at Rose Memorial Library

  • Dec. 02, 2022, 6-8pm
  • Rose Memorial Library
  • 79 East Main St., Stony Point
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Check out out a light display, enjoy hot cocoa, holiday crafts, caroling from the Girl Scouts, and story time with Mrs. Claus. Library activities: 6-8pm. Parade: starts at 7pm at Filors Lane.

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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

  • Dec. 03, 2022, 3pm and 8pm
  • Mayo Performing Arts Center
  • 100 South Street, Morristown
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $59-$99

America’s favorite holiday celebration features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects that bring the magic of the holidays to life. 

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Overtures - Ella's Basket with Shirley Crabbe

  • Dec. 03, 2022, 3pm
  • Rockland Conservatory of Music
  • 45 South Main Street, Pearl River
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Play and sing along with the band, as Jazz vocalist Shirley Crabbe brings the music of Ella Fitzgerald "The First Lady of Song" and her f...

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R.E.A.D. to a Dog

  • Dec. 03, 2022, 10:30am-12pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Rd. , Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Sign up for a 15-minute session to read one-on-one to a therapy dog. Call 845-786-3800 x 25 to register.

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Brunch with Santa at Alstede Farms

  • Dec. 03, 2022 - Dec. 18, 2022 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am and 12:30pm
  • Alstede Farms
  • 1 Alstede Farms Ln, Chester
  • All Ages
  • see website

Kick off the Holiday season by joining Alstede Farms at their famous Brunch with Santa. Enjoy a festive atmosphere at Harvest Hall with featur...

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Mad Science-Dinosaurs Workshop for Grades K-2

  • Dec. 03, 2022, 2-3pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Kids examine fossil casts and explore the differences in the teeth of herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs. Students participate in a mini dinosau...

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Village of Suffern Holiday Parade

  • Dec. 03, 2022, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Village of Suffern
  • Lafayette Avenue, Suffern
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring the family out for this Annual Holiday Parade on Lafayette Avenue!

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LGBTQ+ Family Holiday Craft Workshop

  • Dec. 03, 2022, 10:30am-12pm
  • Creative Arts Workshop
  • 171 Main Street, Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the holiday season with Joe Garreffa and other LGBTQ+ families, make crafts, and play games!

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Winter Wonderland Family Festival

  • Dec. 03, 2022, 12-6pm
  • St. Thomas Aquinas College
  • 125 Route 340, Sparkill
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Winter Wonderland Family Festival is a half-day event with food, beverages, children's activities, live music, and an array of local vendors. T...

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2022 St. Nicholas Day

  • Dec. 03, 2022 - Dec. 04, 2022 , Saturday and Sunday, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, and 3pm
  • Jacob Blauvelt House
  • 20 Zukor Road, New City
  • All Ages
  • $5; $10 per box for at-home/pickup program

Visit the Historical Society of Rockland County for an unforgettable experience of wonder and fun! They are opening the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House t...

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Pearl Harbor Ceremony

  • Dec. 04, 2022, 2-4pm
  • Suffern Village Hall
  • 61 Washington Avenue, Suffern
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Village of Suffern and  American Legion Post #859 to honor our Veteran’s at the Veteran’s Day Parade. Parade will begin at 11am, and proce...

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Holiday Open House at the Historic Salyer House

  • Dec. 04, 2022 - Dec. 18, 2022 , Sundays, 1-4pm
  • Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives
  • 213 Blue Hill Road, Pearl River
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Grab some holiday cheer in this beautifully decorated homestead with carols, Mary's mulled cider and the friendliest Santa in town.

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Santa Cares at Palisades Center

  • Dec. 04, 2022, 9-10:30am
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice this year, it’s time to plan your visit with Santa at Palisades Center! The jolly and joyous gift-giver invites...

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MPAC Arts in the Community Presents: Theatre of Light

  • Dec. 04, 2022, 5-7pm
  • The Vail Mansion Plaza
  • 110 South Street, Morristown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The universal symbol of light will illuminate the rich cultural diversity of our community when Mayo Performing Arts Center partners with Morris Ar...

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Tales & Tunes in Spanish & English with Miss Yolanda

  • Dec. 05, 2022, 10:30-11am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

For walkers under 36 mos. old and their adults. Stories, fingerplays, songs & bubbles! Registration is open for everyone. Parent/Caregiver part...

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Sensory Santa at Bergen Town Center

  • Dec. 05, 2022, 8:45-9:45am
  • Bergen Town Center
  • Route 4 East & Forest Avenue, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Santa is coming to Bergen Town Center to take photos with you and your family! Reservations are encouraged. 

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Sensory Play

  • Dec. 07, 2022, 6-6:45pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Sensory fun with explorative and interactive play for ages 0-5! Families welcome, no registration. Please note - parent or guardian remains in the ...

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Recycled Percussion

  • Dec. 09, 2022, 7pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • $30-$35

This mind-blowing, immersive show takes percussion to an all new level by incorporating items like power tools, ladders, buckets, trash cans and a whole lot more, turning them into incredibly expressive musical instruments

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Playtime Storytime

  • Dec. 09, 2022, 10:30-11:15am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Rd. , Garnerville
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Come and make crafts, play with toys and make new friends. 

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Playtime Storytime

  • Dec. 09, 2022, 10:3-11:15am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby
  • FREE

Make crafts, play with toys and make new friends! For babies and toddlers-families welcome! No registration required. Please note - parent or guard...

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Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble presents The Nutcracker

  • Dec. 09, 2022 - Dec. 11, 2022 , Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 12pm, 3:30pm, and 7pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4pm
  • Rockland Community College
  • 145 College Rd, Suffern
  • All Ages
  • $25-$30

Rockland County families have been enjoying RYDE’s production of The Nutcracker Ballet for over forty years. Coached by highly trained, se...

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Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble presents The Nutcracker

  • Dec. 09, 2022 - Dec. 11, 2022 , Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 12pm, 3:30pm, and 7pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4pm
  • Rockland Community College
  • 145 College Rd, Suffern
  • All Ages
  • $25-$30

Rockland County families have been enjoying RYDE’s production of The Nutcracker Ballet for over forty years. Coached by highly trained, se...

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Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble presents The Nutcracker

  • Dec. 09, 2022 - Dec. 11, 2022 , Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 12pm, 3:30pm, and 7pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4pm
  • Rockland Community College
  • 145 College Rd, Suffern
  • All Ages
  • $25-$30

Rockland County families have been enjoying RYDE’s production of The Nutcracker Ballet for over forty years. Coached by highly trained, se...

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Blue's Clues & You! Live on Stage

  • Dec. 10, 2022, 2pm and 6pm
  • Bergen Performing Arts Center
  • 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $29.50-$69.50

See Josh and Blue skidoo to amazing places, make a rainbow with Magenta, make a music video with Rainbow Puppy, float in outer space, and more. 

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Graham Clarke Holiday Concert

  • Dec. 10, 2022, 11am
  • Nyack Library
  • 59 South Broadway, Nyack
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Come sing, laugh and dance the day away with Westchester's premier children's musician.

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Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar 2022

  • Dec. 10, 2022 - Dec. 22, 2022 , 11am-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Items for sale include glass, hand-crafted jewelry, beautiful handmade functional pottery, original 2-D and 3-D art, holiday ornaments, art greeting cards and more. 

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Holiday Gift Bazaar & Kids Gift Workshop

  • Dec. 10, 2022, 12-6pm
  • Palisades Community Center
  • 675 Oak Tree Rd. , Palisades
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy shopping and eating under twinkly lights when the sun goes down. Browse hand-crafted items and a wide range of vintage offerings.

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Imagine That's Blippi Performs

  • Dec. 11, 2022, 9:30am
  • Imagine That
  • 4 Vreeland Road, Florham Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $39.99 per child

Blippi (Imagine That performer) will perform 5 of your children's favorite songs complete with props and all will have an opportunity to meet h...

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Pet Night with Santa

  • Dec. 11, 2022, 4-6pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Capture Santa photos with your pets. All pets must be on a leash. Reservations encouraged. 

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Homeschoolers of Haverstraw

  • Dec. 12, 2022, 2-3pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

For families who are homeschooling children ages 5-12. Fun activities for the kids! Registration begins the month before for everyone. Call to regi...

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Sensory Play @ the Village Branch

  • Dec. 13, 2022, 10:30-11:15am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main Street, Haverstraw
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Sensory fun with explorative and interactive play for ages 0-6! Families welcome, no registration. Please note - parent or guardian remains in the ...

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Science in Action-Coding Kids

  • Dec. 13, 2022, 6-7pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Rd. , Garnerville
  • Tween
  • FREE

Kids ages 8-12 will learn coding using Scratch.

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Stories & Crafts with Miss Cheryl

  • Dec. 14, 2022, 10:30-11:15am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

For ages 3 - 5. Stories, craft and more! Registration is open for everyone.

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Science in Action-More Makey Makey

  • Dec. 14, 2022, 6-7pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Participate in fun chemistry, physics, and technology experiments to discover more about the world around you! Registration begins 2 weeks before t...

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Science in Action-Coding Kids

  • Dec. 14, 2022, 6-7pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Rd., Garnerville
  • Tween
  • FREE

Kids ages 8-12 will learn coding in this introductory class. 

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Playtime Storytime

  • Dec. 16, 2022, 10:30-11:15am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the libray for fun on Fridays! Stories & songs, sensory story time with cool activities, Fun with Non-Fiction, and more! Families welcome,...

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Builders Club @ the VILLAGE BRANCH

  • Dec. 16, 2022, 4-5pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St., Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

For ages 7 and up. Play video games on the big screen, or other fun activities! No registration is required. A limited number of people may be allo...

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Friday Fun @ the VILLAGE BRANCH

  • Dec. 16, 2022, 4-5pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St., Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

For ages 7 and up. Friday Fun at the Village - Play video games on the big screen, or other fun activities! No registration is required.

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Jr. Art Show Reception

  • Dec. 17, 2022, 10:30am-12pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come enjoy a reception for the artists! Light refreshments will be served.

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The Hip Hop Nutcracker

  • Dec. 17, 2022, 2pm and 7:30pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • $25-$75

NJPAC’s original holiday extravaganza remixes and reimagines Tchaikovsky’s ballet with supercharged hip hop choreography. A dozen unstoppable all-s...

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The Nutcracker: The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine

  • Dec. 18, 2022, 3pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • $39-$89

‘Tis the season for making unforgettable memories with your family! Whether you’re a kid or a kid at heart, The Nutcracker is sure to beco...

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Builder's Club

  • Dec. 20, 2022, 6-7pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

For ages 5-12. Builder's Club - Have fun with LEGOs, board games, and more! No registration required.

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Sensory Play

  • Dec. 21, 2022, 6-6:45pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Sensory fun with explorative and interactive play for ages 0-5! Families welcome, no registration. Please note - parent or guardian remains in the ...

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Builder's Club

  • Dec. 22, 2022, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Rd. , Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Have fun with LEGOs, board games, and more. 

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Builder's Club

  • Dec. 27, 2022 - Dec. 28, 2022 , 4:30-5:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

For ages 5-12. Builder's Club - Have fun with LEGOs, board games, and more! No registration required.

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Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol Live: The Great Pirate Adventure

  • Dec. 30, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022 , Friday, 10am, 2pm and 6pm; Saturday, 10am
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $23-$159

Bring the kids to see their favorite Pup's as they set sail on a pirate adventure 

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New Jersey Ballet’s Nutcracker With New Jersey Symphony

  • Dec. 16, 2022 - Dec. 27, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Mayo Performing Arts Center
  • 100 South Street, Morristown
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $35-$75

New Jersey Ballet's beloved annual tradition enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid dancing, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday magic, set to Tchaikovsky's iconic score performed live by New Jersey Symphony.

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The Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar

  • Dec. 10, 2022 - Dec. 22, 2022 , Mondays-Sundays, 11am-4pm
  • RoCA Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Road, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Just in time for holiday gift giving, this popular and well-attended sale of regional artists and artisans and their wares has returned! Items for ...

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Family Movie @ the VILLAGE BRANCH

  • Dec. 05, 2022 - Dec. 19, 2022 , Mondays, 5-7pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St., Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join the library for a fun family movie! Families welcome. No registration required. Your child is your ticket.

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Let's Groove with Miss Lisa

  • Dec. 01, 2022 - Dec. 29, 2022 , Thursdays, 6-6:45pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

For ages 0-5. Let's Groove promotes learning through song and movement, and focusses on a variety of topics that encourage early childhood cogn...

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Holiday Bricktacular

  • Nov. 25, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022 , Fridays-Sundays and Thanksgiving, 11am-5pm; Open daily from 12/26-12/29, 11am-5pm
  • LEGOLAND New York Resort
  • One Legoland Blvd., Goshen
  • All Ages
  • Admission starts at $67.99

Experience unforgettable seasonal shows, holiday characters, special treats, LEGO® activities, twinkling lights and more during Holidays at LEGOLAND®! 

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Skylands Stadium Light Show and Christmas Village

  • Nov. 23, 2022 - Dec. 30, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Skylands Stadium
  • 94 Championship Place, Augusta
  • All Ages
  • $29; $79 VIP; free admission to Christmas VIllage

Enjoy more than two million dazzling lights on a mile-long drive-through course and a Christmas Village where your family can skate, shop, travel through a walk-thru light tunnel, enjoy games, rides, photo ops, and more!

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Winter WonderLights

  • Nov. 25, 2022 - Jan. 01, 2023 , 5:30-10:30pm, daily
  • Middlesex County Fair Grounds
  • 655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick
  • All Ages
  • $30 per car

See twelve 20’ trees, 2 tunnels of lights, a tribute to first responders & US Armed Forces and tons of other stunning, larger-than-life holiday themed displays – all synchronized to the music playing in your car! 

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Peace, Love & Lights powered by Healey Brothers

  • Nov. 25, 2022 - Jan. 01, 2023 , November 25-27; December 1-4, 8-11, and daily December 15-January 1, 2023, 5-10pm
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • 200 Hurd Road, Bethel
  • All Ages
  • $25-$35 per car

Turn off your headlights and follow the magical glow to experience a drive through holiday winter lights.

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Tales & Tunes

  • Nov. 07, 2022 - Dec. 19, 2022 , Mondays, 6-6:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

For walkers under 36 mos. old and their adults. Stories, fingerplays, songs & bubbles! Registration begins September 19 for HKDPL district resi...

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Holiday Lights

  • Nov. 18, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022 , Open 5-9pm. See website for exact dates.
  • Turtle Back Zoo
  • 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
  • All Ages
  • Donations recommended

Take a winter stroll under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.

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Orchard of Lights

  • Nov. 25, 2022 - Jan. 09, 2023 , See website for schedule
  • Demarest Farms
  • 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
  • All Ages
  • $35 per car

Drive along 32 acres of brilliant holiday light displays, warm up by the fire pit and enjoy hot cocoa, take pictures with Santa, make your own S’mores, and more.

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Let It Glow a Holiday Lantern Spectacular

  • Nov. 10, 2022 - Jan. 15, 2023 , Thursdays, 4-8pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 4-9pm; Sundays, 4-8pm; Open daily 12/25-1/1
  • Bergen County Zoo
  • 216 Forest Ave. , Paramus
  • All Ages
  • $18; $9 children 3-17; free for children younger than 3

Walk through a dazzling display of larger-than-life, hand-constructed lanterns that celebrate culture, animals, and the warmth of the holidays.

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Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secrets of the Sewer

  • Sep. 24, 2022 - Jan. 16, 2023 , See website for schedule
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $29.99 for adults and $24.99 ages 2-12

Solve puzzles, navigate mazes, shoot pizza into apartment windows, and more with your favorite green crime fighters!

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Public Ice Skating

  • Nov. 05, 2022 - Mar. 05, 2023 , Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-9:3pm; Sundays, 10am-7:30pm
  • Bear Mountain Ice Rink
  • Bear Mountain Ice Rink State Park, Bear Mountain
  • All Ages
  • $5 admission; $10 skate rental

Bring the family out to enjoy this outdoor ice skating rink located in Bear Mountain State Park in the Lower Hudson Valley.

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Bethel Woods Special Exhibit & Art Fair

  • Apr. 01, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022 , 10am-5pm, daily
  • Museum at Bethel Woods
  • 200 Hurd Rd, Bethel
  • All Ages
  • $5

The Museum at Bethel Woods, located on the grounds of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair, is excited to announce the opening of its 2022 Special...

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