Welcome to winter in New Jersey! We have your complete guide to winter fun: quirky ice-skating spots, places to go cross-country skiing, polar plunges, curling leagues, how to get involved in dog sledding, and much, much more. Prefer to stay warm inside? Here are the best cozy indoor hangs and activities.
For more inspiration, check out our list of the 52 things you must do in the Garden State—quirky, only-in-New-Jersey experiences that’ll keep you busy all 2024 long.
If you’re a foodie, check out our monthly roundup of the tastiest food festivals, dinners and happenings—or consult our list of the 30 best restaurants in New Jersey. If you’re in the mood to see a concert, stage show or art exhibit, discover January’s best arts and entertainment events, or look at our ultimate guide to New Jersey’s under-the-radar museums.
For hundreds more happenings this month, search our events calendar below. And to submit your own event to the calendar, click here.
Bagpipes with attitude. Drums with a Scottish accent. A blazing rock band and show so hot, it carries its own health warning!
Join us for our Black & White Night, a fun evening of short silent films, accompanied by award-winning organist Ian Fraser.
Relive Rock’s greatest hits with The Hit Men – five fantastic musicians who have shared the stage with legendary artists.
Come see the movie ESPN described as “Perhaps the funniest sports movie ever made” – the 1980 classic Caddyshack.
Formed in 1969, this 19-member ensemble has received great acclaim at home and abroad performing America’s greatest original art form, jazz.
The Doo Wop Project, the dynamic, rave-reviewed celebration of a beloved music genre, has a brand new “DOO!”
Eddie B soared to new heights by starting his series of comedy videos titled “What Teachers Really Want to Say”.
Jerry Harrison is the keyboardist & guitar player for legendary band Talking Heads. He is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.