Between the magical Christmas light displays, festive decorations, and tree-lighting celebrations, there are so many ways to usher in the holiday season here in the Garden State. One of the best and most exciting Christmas markets is set to return this year and it is a must-visit destination. Keep reading to learn more.
Smithville is a historic community located down the shore in Atlantic County. Its town center is known for being one of the most charming and old-fashioned in that state. It features 60 specialty shops, 7 eateries, and 30 free events each year. While a visit to Smithville is always worth the trip, this village truly comes alive in the month of December.
As the Christmas season approaches, Smithville begins its transformation into a magical winter wonderland. The entire town is covered in lights, ornaments, and wreaths. There are also several exciting events that are designed for both families and adults.
Kids will enjoy the holiday train ride, carousel, campfire s'mores on the green, a magical talking Christmas tree, and visits from Santa Claus. Adults can expect plenty of holiday sales, light shows on the lake, and fun-themed nights that include wine, cheese, and raffles.
The holiday season at Smithville will kick off after Thanksgiving with a Dickens Fest on November 25th and 26th. For the rest of December, the town will feature fun festive events every day of the week. For more information and a full list of happenings, be sure to check their official site here.25th