30+ Free Holiday and Christmas Events in New Jersey in 2022

Stroll by Fanwood's Famous Christmas House, which boasts a 30,000-light display. Photo courtesy of  Fanwood's Famous Christmas House
Stroll by Fanwood's Famous Christmas House, which boasts a 30,000-light display. Photo courtesy of Fanwood's Famous Christmas House

Looking for FREE Christmas events in New Jersey? Read on for dozens of great options. 

It's the most wonderful—and expensive—time of the year. While big-budget gifts take a toll on your wallet, our gift to you is this list of holiday events and FREE Christmas activities in New Jersey that don't cost a penny. In a season where finances may be tight, treat the family to FREE and fun holiday festivities for the kids across New Jersey, including Christmas light shows and small-town celebrations in areas like Toms River and Maplewood

Mark your calendars with these 30+ no-cost holiday events that take place nearly every day of the season. For more seasonal fun, don't miss our Guide to Holiday and Christmas Events for New Jersey Families

 

Places featured in this article:


Downtown Red Bank

Downtown Chester

Fanwood's Famous Christmas House

Lilonsky Family Light Show

Fleetwood Lights - A Christmas Lights House Display

Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites

Riverside Gardens Park
Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum
Hoboken Historical Museum - 10:00 AM Pick
Bookscape Babies
Cotsen Children's Library at Princeton University Library - 11:00 AM Pick
CATSS: Take & Make Tuesdays
Summit Free Public Library - 3:00 PM Pick
Scavenger Hunt February: Love is in the Air
Frelinghuysen Arboretum - 8:00 AM
Barnes & Noble Storytime in Livingston
Barnes & Noble Livingston - 10:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides