Things to Do in South Jersey This Weekend (December 2 – 4)

Winter Village

When: Saturday, December 3, 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Ballard Avenue & Park, Pitman
Bundle up for a winter fest with craft vendors, live music, food trucks, a Santa village, shopping and a special visit from Elsa & Olaf. 

Cape May Christmas Tree Lighting

When: Sunday, December 4, 4 – 6 pm
Where: Museum of Cape May County
Spend time with Santa, do crafts, grab cookies and cider and rock out to Christmas music at the Cape May tree lighting. 

West Cape May Christmas Parade

When: Saturday, December 3, 5 – 8 pm
Where: West Cape May
Set the stage for the holiday season with a festive parade. The procession starts at 5 pm from the WCM Volunteer Firehouse and makes its way south on Broadway, east on Perry and onto Carpenter lane. 

Old-Fashioned Christmas Exhibit in Cape May

When: Saturday, December 3, 10 – 8 am
Where: Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May
Take in a Victorian Christmas with displays, trains, art and more. 

Holiday Weekend

When: Saturday, December 3, 10 am – 8 pm
Where: Historic Smithville
Enjoy a magical tree talking interactive event, Christmas train ride, bonfire and s’mores in Historic Smithville. 

Camden Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

When: Saturday, December 3, 4 – 8 pm
Where: Camden Waterfront
Enjoy amusement rides, hot chocolate, live performances, art, crafts, fire pits, a visit with Santa and more on the Camden Waterfront along Aquarium Loop Drive. 

Ventnor City Twilight Holiday Parade

When: Saturday, December 3, 5 pm
Where: Ventnor
Check out marching bands, firetrucks, floats, classic cars, Santa and more at a parade along Ventnor Ave between New Haven Ave and Nashville Ave. Then stick around for a holiday market featuring food vendors, pony rides, face painting, tram car rides and more. 


When: Saturday, December 3, 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Haddon Square
Enjoy holiday music, kids activities, Santa, food trucks, fire pits, artisan vendors and more at the Haddon Township Winterfest. 

Downtown Hammonton Tree Lighting

When: Saturday, December 3, 6 – 9 pm
Where: Noyes Galleries at Kramer Hall, Hammonton
Kick off the holiday season with a community tree lighting. 

Barclay Farmstead Holiday House

When: Friday, December 2 – Sunday, December 4
Where: Barclay Farmstead Museum, Cherry Hill
Enjoy a festive weekend of gingerbread contents, a visit from Santa, storytelling, decorated rooms and more. Tickets are $8 online, and $10 for children & $12 for adults at the door. 

And while you’re planning events, join us at the…

Women’s Empowerment Series Panel 3: I’m not Superwoman: Is having it all even a thing anymore?

When: Tuesday, December 6, 6 – 8 pm
Where: The Mansion on Main Street, Voorhees
Join us for a night of food, drinks, networking and a panel by women in South Jersey at the top of their fields. This panel will feature:

Kate Scott Play-By-Play Announcer, Sixers
Wanda Hardy President/CEO, Financial Wellness Institute
Janice Johnston Executive Producer, ABC’s “20/20”
Janell Simpson Deputy Chief, Camden County Police
Susan Manzi Chief Financial Officer, SJRA

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