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It's Lit! Christmas Displays Worth the Trip

’Tis the season for picturesque twinkling lights! Call ahead for hours.


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Courtesy of Historic Smithville

Cranbury Christmas Lights

128 N. Main St., Cranbury
cranburychristmaslights.com
Nov. 25-Dec. 27

This massive holiday display features more than 135,000 lights, all choreographed to 18 songs. Check the website for parking info.

Historic Smithville Holiday Light Show

615 E. Moss Mill Rd., Smithville
609-748-8999
historicsmithvillenj.com
Nov. 23-Jan. 7

Head to Lake Meone (pictured above) and feast your eyes on 120 Christmas trees with 50,000 lights synchronized to holiday music.

Holiday in the Park

1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
732-928-2000
sixflags.com/greatadventure
Nov. 18-Jan. 1

See the park decked out with millions of sparkling lights. Take in the scent of pine and peppermint while listening to carolers, watching stage shows, meeting Santa and walking through a guaranteed “snow shower” at the end of the night.

Night of Lights

448 Lincoln Mill Rd., Mullica Hill
856-223-1669
nightoflightshayride.com
Nov. 24-Dec. 30

Enjoy huge light displays from the comfort of an old-fashioned hayride at Creamy Acres Farm. Then, stroll the dazzling Barnyard Walk before grabbing a photo with the jolly guy himself.

Palmer Square Holiday Lights

40 Nassau St., Princeton
609-921-2333
palmersquare.com
Begins Nov. 24

Everything’s merry and bright at Palmer Square Green, which is decked out with lights and a 65-foot Norwegian spruce adorned with more than 32,000 shimmering bulbs.

Shady Brook Farm Holiday Light Show

931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley, PA
215-968-1670
shadybrookfarm.com
Nov. 17-Jan. 7

Illuminated with more than three million lights, visitors can experience the farm’s two-mile light show from their own cars or a wagon ride.

Courtesy of Skylands Stadium Christmas Light Show

Skylands Stadium Christmas Light Show

94 Championship Pl., Augusta
973-383-7644
skylandsstadium.com
Nov. 17-Dec. 30

Dash through two million lights on this mile-long drive. There’s also a new ice rink, a s’mores station and a chance to take pictures with Santa in the Christmas village.

Storybook Land Christmas Fantasy with Lights

6415 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Twp.
609-641-7847
storybookland.com
Nov. 11-Dec. 30

Throughout the holiday season, the amusement park will be lit up with more than a million lights, thanks to Santa’s magic wand. Kids can visit Santa through December 23.

Turtle Back Zoo’s Holiday Light Spectacular

560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
973-731-5800
turtlebackzoo.com
Nov. 17-Jan. 2

Stroll past thousands of bulbs, which illuminate 50 animal and winter-themed displays. Don’t forget your food and clothing donations.

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