SJ Family Fun - Parades & More
We all love a parade right? Good because this week we are going to feature a few Holiday Parades taking place though out South Jersey, plus a few other great Holiday events for the whole family!
First we head over to Wildwood for the Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade. Taking place this Friday, December 21. The festivities kick of at 6:30pm at the intersection of Heather & Pacific Aves, Wildwood Crest & proceeding north to Central and 15th Ave., North Wildwood. Following the Parade there will be an awards ceremony held in the firehouse for parade winners and the winners in North Wildwood's holiday decorating contest.
Rain Date for this event is Saturday December. 22.
For more information, please call: 609.522.2955
Next up is the Belleplain Community Christmas Parade. This event takes place on December 22, and gets underway at 7 p.m. The Parade will feature live bands, floats, fire engines, rescue vehicles and much more. The little ones can enjoy a Visit with Ole Saint Nick his lovely wife Mrs. Clause and even get their picture taken with the man himself. The whole family will enjoy this fun filled Holiday treat!
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The Parade starts at the head of River Road and ends at the Fire House, Belleplain, Dennis Twp.
Enjoy the lights of the Holidays and Olde World charm every weekend this month in Smithville. Bring the children for milk and cookies with Mrs. Clause, have a chat with the Magical Talking Tree, enjoy Christmas train rides, Christmas shows and a puppet theater, and yes mom and dad there is even things for you to do in Smithville as well.
If you happen to be in Tuckahoe this weekend why not enjoy Christmas in the English Countryside at the Railroad Museum located at 1721 Mt. Pleasant Road. Visitors are welcome to enjoy the sites and sounds of the English countryside along with refreshments and more.
Admission is free, and this event runs Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 609.628.2850 for more information.
Here are a few more Family Fun Events taking place this weekend:
Brownstone Puppet Theatre and Museum:
Village Greene, Historic Smithville Village, Rt. 9 and Moss Mill Rd., Smithville. Puppet Museum, 1 to 3pm, Sat. and Sun. Free. Call 652-5750. Now to Dec. 23: Holiday Theatre with Annabell Bear (Sat. & Sun.), Brownstone Puppet Theatre
Evening Holly Trolly Rides:
Through Jan. 1 Ride the cozy heated trolley through Cape May's picturesque streets, festively decorated for the holidays, while guides tell you about Victorian Christmas traditions.
Santa's Arrival and the Mummers:
Through Dec. 24 - 2 p.m. at the Main Entrance of the Hamilton Mall, Black Horse Pike. (609) 646-8326.
Sooty Saves Christmas:
Sunday, Dec. 23 If I Only Had a Brain Productions Presents "Sooty Saves Christmas" - 2 p.m. at Boscov's Court in the Shore Mall, Black Horse Pike. Free. (609) 484-0232.
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Author: Steve Kelly - Editor, SouthJersey.com
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