Things to do in jersey city
Ready or not, the holiday season is here! Cooking amazing meals, buying gifts for loved ones and finding the perfect winter activities might make your head spin. There are so many fun, holiday festivities to enjoy right here in Jersey City! To ease your mind we created a list of Holiday Events In Jersey City
The Artist & Maker Market is back for the Holiday Season! Find fabulous gifts for everyone at The Grove Street Path Plaza every Monday and Thursday.
Skip the crowded malls & avoid lost packages in the mail this Season by buying directly from local artisans and makers!
Project Market: Winter Wonderland
City Hall Plaza, Jersey City
Saturday Dec 3rd and Sunday Dec 4th 11-6pm
Project: MARKET returns for its 4th year on December 3rd & 4th, 2016. The heated outdoor market located in the Historic Downtown section of Jersey City, NJ will act as a kick-off to the holiday shopping season highlighting local, celebrating seasonal, and encouraging economic growth amongst small businesses. Join them and EAT.SHOP.DRINK
Things to do in jersey city
The Polar Express: An IMAX Experience
Liberty Science Center, Jersey City
Nov 25-26 and Dec 3-10-17
Check out The Polar Express on the nation’s largest IMAX Dome Theater, right here in Jersey City! Bring the kids to see this family film. Tickets are $12.50 for children 2 – 12, $14.50 for adults for non-members. For members, tickets cost $11.00 per child and $9.50 per adult.
Santa Fest 2016
14th Street Garden, Jersey City
Sunday, Nov 27th 1-3pm
Sunday, Dec 11th 10-1pm
Santa’s coming to 14th Street Garden once again!
Parents will be able to take their own pictures and don’t forget your letter for Santa!
Free Pictures with Santa
Bambino Chef, Jersey City
***date and time to be confirmed
Bring the kiddies for free pictures with Santa and some cookies, too!
Jersey City Nutcracker
Frank R. Conwell Middle School #4 Auditorium, Jersey City
Join in the holiday tradition with an urban holiday Nutcracker! $20 general admission and $11 for students and seniors.
December 17th from 12pm to 4pm at Explore 2000.
Family Friendly Atmosphere – FREE ENTRY
This event is an indoor market held throughout the school halls where the community can shop, vendors can purchase a table to sell goods, gifts are donated to help students purchase items at an affordable rate, and students create crafts to vend.
In order to enhance the school’ current activities and initiate new programs, they must rely on the support of generous donors.
All proceeds help to benefit the Explore 2000 Student Activity for Afterschool Programming.
O T H E R C I T I E S
Macy’s Herald Square, New York
Now – Dec 24th
The Malls at Short Hills, NJ
Nov 11- Dec 24
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind interactive Santa experience! Once you arrive, visit Grand Court to register your child for Santa’s elite flight crew and receive a personalized badge. Use your personalized badge to help Santa and his elves get ready for their journey. Children will be able to try on a virtual flight suit, learn about navigation, power the sleigh and dance under magical lights and snowfall and finally enjoy a visit with Santa as an official member of his flight crew.
Pet Photos with Santa
Celebrate Life Studios, 1200 Park Ave., Hoboken, NJ 07030
Saturday, Nov 19th 1-3pm
Get your pet photos with Santa in time for the holidays at Celebrate Life Studio in Hoboken! Portions of the proceeds from each session will benefit LHS. You can reserve your time slot HERE!
Holiday Train Show
New York Botanical Garden
Nov 19 – Jan 16
Join the Botanical Garden in celebrating their 25th year of holiday magic. Explore a winter wonderland across their 250 acres with special tours, acappela performances, Winter Harmonies Concerts, poetry readings and activities for kids.
Advanced reservations are strongly recommended.
Staten Island MakerSpace
450 Front Street Unit B (entrance on Thompson St), New York, NY 10304
Saturday, Dec 3 10-4pm
Wanted: Good hearted elves to make toys for the 22nd Annual Richard Gardner Jr. Memorial Toy Drive!
Adults and children age 12 and up are welcome to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This is a volunteer event. If you would like to donate to help purchase materials they would appreciate it.
Loew’s Jersey’s Holiday Show
Sunday, Dec 4 2-7pm
Enjoy a traditional live holiday concert sing-along at 2:00pm and a screening of “It’s A Wonderful Life” at 3:30pm.
Admission to BOTH the Concert AND Movie: $12 Adults / $8 Kids & Seniors (Movie Only: $10 / $7 Kids & Seniors)
Please bring a new, unwrapped toy for a needy child to the Loew’s annual Toy Drive. Donated toys will be distributed off-site by a local charitable service.
Millburn Snowflake Parade
Millburn Ave between Holmes and Spring Streets
Sunday, Dec 4 1:30-4:30pm
The parade will be held on Millburn Avenue between Holmes and Spring Streets. There will be professional bands, clowns, costumed characters, and refreshments after the parade.