Ultimate Guide to Holiday Family Fun in Toms River, Bayville + More

From tree lightings to Santa sightings, we have all your holiday family fun in Toms River

By Toms River Macaroni Kid November 18, 2022

It's time for holiday family fun in Ocean County and we can hardly wait! We are lucky to have so many holiday attractions and events in Toms River, Brick, Bayville and all the surrounding towns, where families have been making memories for years. From Santa sightings to Hanukkah happenings to craft fairs... Macaroni KID Toms River has all the details for you and your family to make the most of this holiday season.

Last updated: 11/18/22

Macaroni KID Toms River is adding holiday events regularly as we find them, so check back often for updates! Have an event to submit to our calendar? Submit events here! 

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Santa sightings in from Toms River to Bayville + More

See Santa all season long in Toms River:

Ocean County Mall

1201 Hooper Ave, Toms River

Events where you can see Santa:

November 20

Thanksgiving Weekend

December 3 + 4

December 9-11

December 14

December 16-19

Other Holiday Activities + Events



Christmas Tree Lightings

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting November 30

Downtown Toms River Tree Lighting December 2

Town Christmas Tree Lighting Beachwood December 4

Ocean County's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony December 7

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Holiday Light Shows:

Magic Of Lights: Drive-Through Holiday Lights Experience Runs Daily thru 12/23

Lighting Up Nature Jakes Branch 12/16-19

Liam’s Spectacular Christmas Display Grand Lighting! 11/27 Middletown 

Holiday Shows for the Whole Family:

Thanksgiving Weekend

December 2 + 3

December 9 -11 

December 16 + 17

Holiday Events Worth the Drive:

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Holiday craft fairs from Toms River to Bayville + More

November 19 + 20

December 3 + 4

December 9 - 11

Visit here for our #ShopLocal Holiday Gift Guide

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