NJ Heartland’s Holiday Attractions Light Up the Night
Holiday attractions will run through New Year’s in Hammonton and Smithville, whose critically-acclaimed light shows entrance families throughout South Jersey.
New Jersey Monthly Magazine even ranked the light shows among the best holiday attractions in the state, and each are a great opportunity for spending time with family and getting in the spirit of the season.
If you’re making plans with family this holiday season, keep reading to learn about the dazzling light shows in Smithville and Hammonton.
Historic Smithville’s Christmas Tree Light Show
Lake Meone at Historic Smithville
Historic Smithville’s Light Show on the Lake is a longstanding family tradition heralded for dazzling displays set to seasonal music. 120 Christmas trees float on Historic Smithville’s Lake Meone, and captivate audiences with more than 50,000 radiant lights synchronized to famous seasonal carols.
Before the light show, many visitors peruse Historic Smithville’s nine eateries and more than 60 specialty shops. South Jersey Magazine’s Best Toy Shop, Toy Market has a location in Shoppe #5 next to the Smithville Christmas Shoppe. Historic Smithville is also hosting a train ride and carousel to help patrons get into the holiday spirit.
Admission to the Holiday Light Show in Historic Smithville is free. It starts each night at 5:30 p.m. now through Monday, Jan. 2.
DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Express in Hammonton
1151 S. White Horse Pike
Take a ride on DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Express to experience the brand-new Christmas attraction South Jersey families are raving about.
The DiDonato Family Fun Center is hosting nightly train rides between now and New Year’s Eve, in addition to the facility’s popular mainstays like galactic glow in the dark, bowling, and indoor mini-golf.
DiDonato’s Family Fun Center also offers award-winning food and refreshing drinks. There is also a chance to win a $100 Toy Market Gift Card during the visit. Toy Market’s Downtown Hammonton Shop is just a short drive from DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Express. During your visit make sure to ask how you can enter to win a free $100 gift certificate to Toy Market in Downtown Hammonton.
Train rides at DiDonato’s begin each night at 5 p.m. with tickets costing $9.95 per person.