Tis the season! Celebrate with these holiday events happening throughout Somerset County to get you into the holiday spirit!
Santa @ The Commons (Bridgewater) – November 13-December 24 – Get your pictures with Santa! Bridgewater Commons welcomes families for safe, socially distanced visits and photos via a reimagined walk-though experience.
Bridgewater Lights up the Night (Bridgewater) – December 2 – Interactive science show plus the Miracle of Chanukah & Lights
Holiday Lights Parade (Somerville) – A community event that promises music, activities, entertainment, and a ton of holiday spirit!
Festival of Trees (Basking Ridge) – December 3-29 (excluding Dec 23-25) Fun for the whole family at the Environmental Education Center ! A multi-room display of decorated trees with a wide variety of themes.
Polar Express (Bound Brook) – December 11 – A holiday classic with special treats and surprises! Check out this family friendly, winter wonderland event.
Ring Out the Bells (Somerville) – This yuletide tradition is back! Head over for a Christmas like no other.
Holiday Parade (Bernardsville) – December 4
North Pole on North Maple (Basking Ridge) – A drive through light experience at Ross Farm
Queen’s College by Candlelight (Somerville) – December 5, 12, 19 – A sunset tour at the Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage
Colonial Colleges Yule Log (Somerville) – December 12 – A festive ceremony to light the colonial colleges yule log.
Marketplace and Fairs
Holiday Shopping Boutique at Farmstead Arts Center (Basking Ridge) – November 21 – Check items off your list including books, arts, crafts, jewelry, and more!
Flounder’s Kringle Market (Hillsborough) – December 11-12 – Over 35 craft vendors will setup at Carriage Farm. Activities will take place outside and inside the brewery
4-H Craft Fair (Bridgewater) – December 11-12 – A two day event with holiday cheer including a visit from Santa on his red sleigh.
Christmas in Raritan (Raritan) – December 11 – Head to downtown Raritan for shopping, food, drinks, carolers, and more! Fun for all ages.
Holiday Jubilee (Somerville) – Friday, December 3
Tree Lighting at Jacobus Vanderveer House (Bedminster) – Saturday, December 4
Christmas Tree Lighting in Downtown Bound Brook – December 4
Winter Holiday Celebration (North Plainfield) – Sunday, December 5
Need some gift ideas? We’ve got you covered with our holiday gift guide.
Need a place to stay this holiday season? Check out our hotels.