Seuss-tastic Birthday Celebrations in New JerseyUpdated February 2014

Saturday, March 1, is Dr. Seuss's birthday. And there are lots of Seuss-tastic events happening to celebrate the day.

One of the biggest is Read Across America, an annual event that takes place in schools, community centers, and libraries around the country every year on (or near) Dr. Seuss's birthday.

Dr. Seuss Events in New Jersey

And there are plenty of Dr. Seuss events taking place in New Jersey:

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday

March 1, Newark
Enjoy a day of Dr. Seuss-themed coloring and drawing activities, games, stories, and videos in honor of his birthday.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday

March 1, Point Pleasant Beach
Bring your favorite book to the aquarium and share it during story time with the Cat in the Hat. After, create crafts in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

Dr. Seuss' Birthday Breakfast

March 1, Union
Put on your Bar-ba-loot suit, stick a Wocket in your pocket, and enjoy a eating a breakfast buffet, creating a Dr. Seuss hat craft, and taking pictures with silly props and the Cat in the Hat.

Dr. Seuss Cake and Cookie Class

March 1–4, Northvale
What's a birthday without some cake? Celebrate Dr. Seuss on his big day by baking some delicious themed treats, including a cake and cookies.

Dr. Seuss Family Festival

March 1, Morristown
Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday by making a hat to look like the Cat in the Hat, designing a Lorax-inspired mustache, and creating a Thing 1 or Thing 2 bookmark.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

March 1, Hightstown
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Day by participating in a fun story time.


March 1, Morristown
It's Dr. Seuss' birthday, and there's no better way to celebrate than with a fun, lively, and interactive show run by a very funny and silly Cat in the Hat, who causes all sorts of mischief.

Read Across America Day

March 2, Madison
Bring your favorite book, read to friendly puppets, and enjoy story time with the museum staff.

Seussian Storytime

March 2, Teaneck
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday by listening to some of his stories read aloud at the library.

Seuss Craft

March 2–3, Lawrenceville
Decorate a paper Seuss-themed crown at the library in honor of the beloved Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

Breakfast with Dr. Seuss

March 8, Newton
Join Dr. Seuss’ beloved characters for a delicious breakfast of green eggs and ham, pancakes with syrup, and juice. Then, listen to a Dr. Seuss story time, participate in a character dress up contest, roller skate, rock climb, jump in the bounce house, and fly down tubes and slides.


March 28, Wayne
Dr. Seuss’ beloved characters find themselves in an incredible adventure. This sensory-friendly production is designed exclusively for children on the autism spectrum.

For lots more ideas for celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday, head over to our Dr. Seuss Pinterest Board where you'll find green eggs, a macaroni Cat in the Hat, a Truffala Tree craft and much, much more. (The photo is a sampling of some of the fun stuff on our board!)

What Seuss-tastic events are happening in your neighborhood? Let us know!