Candy Lover’s Dream: Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s 27th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland Show Opens Nov. 30


Frelinghuysen Arboretum Gingerbread Show


Gingerbread houses are synonymous with the holiday season, and the Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s 27th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland Craft Show offers a fun and festive exhibit the whole family can enjoy.

Sponsored by The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, the event runs November 30 through Sunday, Dec. 9. More information here.

What began in 1991with fewer than a dozen exhibits and several hundred guests has blossomed into a highly-anticipated display that has attracted as many as 13,000 visitors in recent years. More than 150 edible masterpieces will be on display, crafted by local schools, scout troops, and families. With past creations from Hogwarts, to enchanted gardens, the Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, pirate ships, and Santa’s Workshop, this is a must see for all ages. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite!

Enter your masterpiece or enjoy the exhibit as a admirer.
Courtesy of The Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Complete your holiday shopping with ease at the 9th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland Craft Show. Check out local artists and crafters’ beautiful and affordable handmade creations, perfect for that special person on your list.

During the weekdays, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. is the most quiet time. After school, scout troops pay a visit to check out the creative confections and the room fills up once again.

Craft Show is Weekends Only: December 1, 2, 8 & 9 – 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Date: Friday, November 30—Sunday, December 9
Time: Monday – Thursday & Weekends: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fridays: 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township.

Cost: $2 per person gains entry to both the Holiday Craft Show and Gingerbread Wonderland. Children under age 2 are FREE.
Contact: 973.326.7601. Groups of 10 or more must make a reservation.