MLK Weekend 2022 in New Jersey: Best Things To Do With Kids

The Scotch Plains Fanwood community hosts its 13th annual day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Photo by the author
The Scotch Plains Fanwood community hosts its 13th annual day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Photo by the author

Looking for the best things to do in New Jersey this weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list for the long Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend.

The first three-day weekend of 2022 kicks off with a celebration on ice and concludes with an important day of service and legacy. Disney stars glide through town this weekend with Disney on Ice: Let's Celebrate. Plus, maple sugaring season makes its debut at Great Swamp. Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day with service opportunities for all ages in Scotch Plains, Princeton and Summit among others.

Find more cold-weather activities for the long weekend, including family-friendly spots to snowboard and ski in New Jersey, in our Winter Fun Guide and our packed Family Activity Calendar.

Be sure to check with each venue for its COVID guidelines and requirements before heading out to any event; some events are getting canceled or postponed at the last minute due to the latest COVID surge, so always confirm details before departing.

More Things To Do in New Jersey this Week with Kids:

Super Pet Expo
New Jersey Convention & Expo Center - 3:00 PM Pick
Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum
Hoboken Historical Musem - 10:00 AM
Antique Toy Train Show
South Jersey Museum of American History - 10:00 AM
Friday Storytime at the Museum
Hoboken Hisorical Museum - 10:30 AM
Forest Pre-School
Forest Resource Education Center - 10:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides