Spring Lake’s Holiday Soiree happens this Thursday with in-store specials, refreshments, hors d’oeuvers, music, holiday spirit and the opportunity to take home some great gift baskets.  5 to 8 PM

Prohibition’s 86th Repeal Day Celebration takes place at the Colts Neck Still House on Thursday.

The Downtown Toms River Christmas Tree Lighting takes place Friday at the Town Hall Courtyard with live entertainment, a food and dessert truck, cookies and hot cocoa, and of course Santa!  5 to 8 PM.

Belmar Christmas Tree Lighting happens this Friday with free hot cocoa, fire truck rides, a visit from Santa and more.

Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Annual Highlands Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday with holiday music and holiday goodies at Huddy Park 6 PM.  Rain Date 12/17/19

Wall Township Holiday Lighting happens on Friday at the Municipal Building Courtyard with Christmas Carols, dancers, refreshments, and of course Santa Claus.

The Spring Lake Christmas Inn and House Tour takes place Saturday with access to the Jersey Shore’s finest lodgings and homes decorated in the holiday spirit.

The Asbury Park Santa 5K Fun Run takes place on Saturday in support of local charity, Lunch Break.  It’s followed by an after party hosted by Brian Kirk and the Jirks at the Stone Pony.

Allaire Christmas Lantern Tours happen on Saturday.  Spend an evening strolling through the Historic Village at Allaire by candlelit lantern and enjoy the rich history of Christmas in the 1800s. Visit the Chapel, Bakery, Blacksmith's Shop, Allaire Residence and more as your guided tour brings alive the spirit of Christmas past with traditions and holiday decorations to delight everyone.  This tour sells out fast. So if you want to get in on it, get in on it!

Live Nativity and Christmas Tree Lighting happens at Auditorium Square Park in Ocean Grove on Saturday with hot cider, caroling, a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus and more.  5 to 7 PM.

Sunday, join the Point Crew at the 21st Annual Toms River Police Jingle Bell Run. Then Catch up with Matt Ryan at Capones for the after party.  This year’s foundation is collecting donations for Suicide Awareness.  Race starts at 2 PM and ends at Capones Restaurant.

Sunday, catch up with Matt Ryan and the Point Crew will be at iPlay America in Freehold at 11 AM for Breakfast with Santa.  ​

The Ferone Family Christmas Lights Spectacular on Yellowbank Road in Toms River is in full swing this weekend.  The light show starts at 5 PM.

The Annual Holiday Rooftop Winter Market at the Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten in Asbury Park is open weekends through December 22nd with shopping, food, various hot toddies and other adult beverages, live entertainment, and even a visit from Santa.

Let it Snow light show features a variety of holiday classics at the Robert J. Novins Planetarium on Ocean County College Campus with shows this Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday Skate with the Grinch and Cindy Lou Who at Middletown Sports Complex 2 to 4 PM.

Red Bank Horse and Carriage Rides take place Saturdays now through December 21st from 1 to 5 PM.  Departing and returning to Robinson’s Ale House as well as Danny’s Steak House.

Magic of Lights Spectacular 2019 magical drive-through light experience at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel is open.

Ocean Palace in Brick introduces Bumper Cars on Ice.

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