If the countdown of a single tree lighting is too quick for your kids, take them to one of these Festival of Trees where you can see multiple trees beautifully decorated and lit all in one space!

Festival of Trees
Morven Museum & Garden, Princeton
Wednesdays – Sundays, Nov. 16 – Jan. 8, 2023
Enjoy the museum’s elegant galleries, mantels and porches artfully decorated for the holidays by local businesses, garden clubs and non-profit organizations.

Festival of Trees
Avalon’s Shopping District, Avalon
November 18 – 26
While you are shopping in stores, you’ll see a variety of beautifully decorated trees and wreaths of varying themes for you to bid on. Or, you can simply enjoy their beauty.

Winter Village
The Red Mill Museum, Clinton
November 25-27
The annual Festival of Trees is comprised of a decorated tree and wreath silent auction. Tour 12 historic buildings on the grounds of the museum while enjoying performances by Clinton’s Dickens Days theatrical carolers. There will also be an outdoor tented and heated winter craft market featuring over 50 local craft artisans, activities and food trucks each day. After visiting the German-style market, step back into the Victorian era in Downtown Clinton as you visit Father Christmas, role play with Charles Dickens and Scrooge, and board a horse-drawn carriage for a tour of the town during Dickens Days.

Deck the Hall – Festival of Trees
Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City
Every day, December 1-31
Walk through the lobby to see beautifully decorated trees that have been sponsored by residents, businesses and local organizations.

St. Gabriel’s Church
North Main Street, Marlboro
Starting Dec. 2
Knights of Columbus Council 15964 will host the 2022 Christmas tree dedication ceremony. The trees will be displayed at the church throughout the holiday season. If you attend in person on opening night, you’ll receive a free commemorative ornament for your tree at home.

An Old-Fashioned Christmas
The Barn at Highlands Ridge Park, Chester
This community celebration features decorated holiday trees in a winter wonderland setting. Santa will be on site as well.

Festival of Trees
Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation, New Brunswick
Dec. 4 – Jan. 7, 2023
The trees on display will represent several countries and cultures and traditions from around the world. There will be special holiday musical performances and refreshments during the opening ceremony on Dec. 4.

Hall of Trees
The Asbury Hotel, Asbury Park
Dec. 6 – 20
Sponsor a family from the Boys & Girls Club of Asbury Park by providing a holiday tree and gifts. Sponsorship includes a pre-lit Christmas tree ready for decorating. There will be a decorating party on Dec. 6 and a holiday reception on Dec. 20 with tree pickup.


Festival of Trees
Toms River Elks, Toms River
December 8
Local nonprofits display trees decorated in the spirit of their mission. Beautiful trees, crafts, refreshments and more make for a fun and family-friendly holiday event that supports the organizations serving the community.

If you can’t get enough of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, plan a night out at one of these local tree lightings.

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