One of the most magical things about the holiday season is the lights. From colorful to classic, something about twinkling lights really makes the holiday season take flight. The gorgeous glow raises spirits and enchants children and adults alike. If you’re looking for a little bit of Christmastime magic, then check out the best Christmas light displays in New Jersey. The ultimate holiday road trip awaits…
Palmer Square, Princeton
Classically decorated, visitors will enjoy a spectacular 65-foot tree and holiday lights all around.
Christmas Light Show & Village, Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Place, Augusta
Drive through this mile-long attraction featuring a light tunnel and over two million lights total. Starting mid-November, the indoor village opens officially to the public for all the holiday fun. Enjoy cocoa and take photos with Santa.
Christmas Fantasy With Lights, Storybook Land, 6415 E Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township
The park will officially be aglow with over 1,000,000 lights this November - just be sure to arrive by 5 p.m. to see Santa. He and Mrs. Claus will be here until December 23rd. All of the park's rides and attractions are open.
Holiday Lights Spectacular, Turtle Back Zoo, 505 Northfield Avenue, West Orange
This walk-through display of animals and lights is free and absolutely fantastic. Enjoy themed nights on select evenings with face painting and other activities. The image above shows an example of a prior year, but this event is back again this year!
Light Show On The Lake, Historic Smithville, 615 E Moss Mill Road, Smithville
Enjoy a synchronized light show on Lake Meone, made up of over 120 trees and 100,000 lights. Shows start around the end of November every year. This is the perfect place to get your light fix while shopping for unique holiday gifts during Christmas in New Jersey.
Holiday In The Park, Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
With FrightFest, Halloween has always been Six Flags' big holiday. For the past few years, Christmas has been taking the top spot. The park is decked out in lights and features a 52-foot tree, a light show, Polar Point, Poinsettia Peak, Santa, carolers, and so much more.