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.
This event sponsored by the Long Hill Chamber of Commerce will be held along Main Avenue between Mercer & Somerset Streets from 10am-5pm.
This event is hosted by the Elmwood Park Recreation Department and will be held on Market Street and the Recreation Field from 11 am-5 pm.
The 4th Annual Rock & Roll Steampunk Fair is returning on May 4th, 2024, from 10am-5pm at Downtown Washington Borough!
Flying Objects and Other Fun are going to Invade Warren Community College on May the 4th in Washington Township!
Nevada has Area 51. Warren County has Area 57!
Spread throughout the heart of Walnut Street in beautiful Montclair, NJ, the Walnut Street Fair features 200+ vendors, displays and more.
Historic Smithville hosts over 100 juried crafters, an international food court, music, kids’ activities, non-profit organizations and much more!
Hosted by the Borough of Kenilworth the Boulevard will be closed to traffic from 14th St. to 24th St. & transformed into a giant block party.
On the beach at Wildwood and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Event begins on Friday at noon with Unlocking of the Ocean.
From the producers of Carolina Country Music Fest, Barefoot Country Music Fest will be the Northeast’s largest outdoor country music fest!