Free in January: 25+ Things To Do in New Jersey with Kids

Take part in a free family art project at Rutgers' Zimmerli Art Museum. Photo courtesy of the museum
Take part in a free family art project at Rutgers' Zimmerli Art Museum. Photo courtesy of the museum

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

Happy 2023! A brand new year brings a brand-new crop of FREE events for the family. Your post-holiday wallet will thank you.

January is the perfect time to keep little ones warm and busy with FREE story times at several Barnes & Noble locations and local libraries. No-cost crafts are offered at events like Art Together and Snow Globes & MLK Day Activities.

Festivals aren't warm weather-only experiences. Bundle up for gratis January festivals, like Mount Holly Fire & Ice Festival and Seashore Open House.

Mark your calendars with these 25+ no-cost holiday events that take place nearly every day of the season. For more winter fun, check out our Event Calendar and Winter Activities Guide.

 

 

Places featured in this article:


Summit Free Public Library

Cotsen Children's Library at Princeton University Library

Cotsen Library at Princeton University

Jake Branch County Park Nature Center

Various Home Depot stores

Various NJ

Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University

National Parks - Multiple Locations

various Lowes stores

Historic Wicoff House Museum
Preschool Storytime at Bridgewater Library
Bridgewater Library - 10:30 AM Pick
Scavenger Hunt February: Love is in the Air
Frelinghuysen Arboretum - 8:00 AM
Let's Learn Circuits Online Camp
Zoom - Online - 9:30 AM
Online MIT App Making Camp
Young Gates - Kids Online Personalized Classes - 9:30 AM
Artificial Intelligence with Scratch Online Camp
Young Gates - Kids Online Personalized Classes - 9:30 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides