5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ: 12/2 - 12/8


The Holiday Season is upon us and there is SOOOOOOO much to do in and around our neighborhood! Have some fun family time with these super fun and festive events!

The Band of Merrymakers

Friday, December 2 @ 8 pm

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Enjoy this supergroup as they sing songs of the season like "Joy to the World" and "Jingle Bells", as well as original holiday music too.


Historic Holiday Walk

Saturday, December 3 & Sunday December 4

Calling all history buffs (and Hamilton fans!). Tour historic sites such as The Ford Mansion at Morristown National Park (Sat & Sun), The Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall (Sat & Sun), Macculloch Hall Historical Museum & Gardens (Sat & Sun),The Schuyler-Hamilton House (Sat only) and the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms (Sat only) all decorated for the holidays! Each site offers special programming, created just for the Holly Walk weekend.


Gingerbread Wonderland Creations

Through December 11, 10 am - 4:30 pm, Fridays until 7 pm

Every year more than 10,000 visitors come to view the 100 amazing, edible gingerbread creations! Saturdays and Sundays also include Holiday Craft Shows with artists and crafters.

Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 53 Hanover Avenue, Whippany


Holiday Festival @ Lord Stirling Stable

Saturday, December 6, 10 am - 4 pm

Take a hayride to see Santa Claus, ride a pony (A PONY!!!), decorate ornaments, and enjoy many other activities.There is a silent auction to benefit the School Horse Retirement Fund too!

Fees vary

Lord Stirling Stable, 256 S Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge

Old Time Radio Broadcast Show

Sunday, December 4 @ 3pm

"An Afternoon of Holiday Haunts" is a thrilling radio drama being performed live! The story is perfect for the holidays! Let little ones take a trip down entertainment history as they listen to the show!

Bickford Theater

6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown