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Enjoy a special visit with Santa through Dec. 24 at The Mall at Short Hills. Enjoy a photo with Santa. Photo Pricing A. Four 5 x 7s Four 4 x 6s Four 3 x 5s Eight Wallets FREE Digital Download Plus, a Complimentary LovePop Picture Tree Card $49.99 B. Two 5 x 7s Two 4 x 6s Two 3 x 5s Eight Wallets Plus, a Complimentary LovePop Picture Tree Card $44.99 C. Three images on a digital file Plus, a Complimentary LovePop Picture Tree Card $39.99 D. One 5 x 7 Two 4 x 6s Four Wallets Plus, a Complimentary LovePop Picture Tree Card $33.99 E. Two 4 x 6s Plus, a Complimentary LovePop Picture Tree Card $26.99 Included with all package purchases: Free phone call from Santa Complimentary first month of Lovepop Monthly (a $9.99 value) Digital Download Add-On* $10.99 Add to any photo package and receive 4 FREE Wallets! Photo package purchase required Santa’s Hours Santa is available at Santa’s Flight Academy in Grand Court, lower level during all mall hours through Monday, December 24. Santa Photo Hours on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24: To ensure that Santa leaves for the North Pole on time, you must be […]

Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite comes to life as you and your family take a trip on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride in Whippany from Nov. 16 through Dec. 30. 2018 Season Pricing Coach Class Value: $45 Adult, $40 Child (2-11)  Standard: $55 Adult, $50 Child (2-11) │ Peak: $65 Adult, $60 Child (2-11) First Class Value: $65 Adult, $60 Child (2-11)  Standard: $70 Adult, $65 Child (2-11) │ Peak: $75 Adult, $70 Child (2-11) Tickets for THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride are not refundable For ticketing assistance please contact our reservations office at 973-419-6255 For times and tickets, visit the website.

From Skyland’s Stadium: Our spectacular Christmas Light Show & Village is back for its fifth festive year! With more than two million dazzling lights on a mile-long drive-through course PLUS a new outdoor village, it’s a must-see holiday attraction for your whole family. Christmas Light Show ($20 per Carload) Open November 16–December 30, 2018 • Reimagined drive-through layout with new light displays and features • More than two million sparkling lights set on a mile-long course • Each vehicle through the light show will receive a coupon for free hot chocolate and coffee good at any QuickChek Outdoor Christmas Village (FREE Admission and Parking) Open November 23–December 30, 2018 Please dress warmly to enjoy the new outdoor village activities. Warming stations will be located throughout the Pavilion. • Walk-Thru Lights: Experience our brilliant walk-through light displays • Santa’s Workshop presented by Mark Lindsay Plumbing (Indoors)*: Come inside to take photos with Santa • Skating Rink presented by Pompton Sports Center*: Enjoy skating on our 20′ x 40′ outdoor rink • 8′ Polar Bear Statue: Take cool photos with Champ, our lovable life-size polar bear • Yuengling’s Ice Cream Shop and Hot Chocolate Bar*: Enjoy scrumptious ice cream and custom hot chocolate drinks • Thorlabs S’mores Station*: Roast […]

Enjoy the Winter Walk Holiday Lights. Enter the park on Millburn Avenue by the Gazebo and follow the twinkling lights that will take you through a wonderland of handmade snowflakes, courtesy of local Boy Scout Troop 15. The trees along the path are wrapped in lights, the enormous polar bear is the perfect setting for family photos, and the bridge is adorned with hundreds of lights that reflect into the stream that runs along the Main Street section of the park. Continue your stroll along the Main Street entrance, over the bridge near the Bauer Center and then head for hot chocolate or dinner at your choice of numerous restaurants. The “Winter Walk” has been made possible through the generosity of local businesses, property owners, DMDA, Millburn Township and local residents under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce. Thousands of visitors will enjoy the park from November 24th until the lights dim on January 24th. For additional information kindly contact the Chamber of Commerce at 973-379-1198 or email to info@millburnshorthillschamber.org

Christmas Festival at the Morristown Green Sunday, November 25 through Sunday, December 23 Start Date: November 25, 2018 End Date: December 23, 2018 Event Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM The place to celebrate the holidays from Thanksgiving up until Christmas; this month-long family event kicks off on the Sunday after Thanksgiving with Santa’s rooftop arrival and welcome ceremony.  Family activities and entertainment on the historic Morristown Green, add to the dazzling “Lighting of the Green” ceremony with brilliant lights and wreaths adorning streetlights town-wide – a 100+ year tradition! Each weekend throughout December thousands of attendees from all over Northern New Jersey visit and enjoy Santa visits and photos, holiday crafts, miniature train rides around the Green, gingerbread house & ornament making, music by local choirs and entertainers, storytelling, ice sculpting demonstrations and free treats!

Celebrate the 41st Festival of Tress at the Environmental Education Center from Dec. 1 to 28 (closed Dec. 24 – 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday) from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. See the trees on display! Enjoy live holiday music on the weekend and treats at the Snowflake Cafe. For more information about this event please contact Monica Juhasz at 908-722-1200 ext. 5328 or mjuhasz@scparks.org Location: Environmental Education Center 190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge NJ 07920 www.somersetcountyparks.org

The “14th Annual Sustainable Homes & Habitats Gingerbread Contest & Exhibit” is an opportunity to create a unique gingerbread house with natural accents and green building design features. Sustainable Gingerbread Homes will be on display from Wednesday, December 5 through Saturday, December 15. Prizes will be awarded in various categories. Call the Environmental Center at 973-228-8776 to register or for more information. All entries must be registered by Saturday, December 1 and submitted by Monday, December 3rd. Prizes will be awarded, in various categories on Monday, December 17th Location: Essex County Environmental Center 621B Eagle Rock Avenue Roseland, NJ Call the Environmental Center at 973.228.8776 to register or for more information.

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