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Events Not to Miss:
Why: Kids decorate their own house and enjoy an individual, DIY pizza.
When: Thursday December 30, 11 am
Where: The Flavor Labs, 514 Livingston St., Norwood
Why: Jump for joy at this ultimate noon years party.
When: Friday December 31, 11 am
Where: BounceU, 70 Eisenhower Dr., Paramus
Why: The wintry fun is back with ice skating, a kids zone, games, Santa's North Pole, food trucks and more.
When: Now through Sunday January 2, check schedule for times
Where: Van Saun Park, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
What: Season to Sparkle
Why: Get glam and visit this immersive photo experience for unique holiday pics.
When: Now through Sunday January 2, reservations suggested
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza Blvd., Paramus
What: Cheer Star Monica Aldama
Why: The star of the Netflix show signs her new book Full Out.
When: Tuesday January 4, 6 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 E Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
What: Orchard of Lights
Why: A drive-thru light experience on the farm.
When: Now through Saturday January 9, check schedule for daily times
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
Why: Make your way through more than 30 animal-themed lanterns at the zoo.
When: Thursdays-Sundays through Sunday January 30, 4-9 pm
Where: Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
If you're heading out of Bergen:
Why: Celebrate the season with a performance of the classic.
When: Thursday December 23, 7:30 pm, Friday December 24, 1 pm, Sunday December 26, 1 pm and 6 pm
Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown
Why: Ride the train with Santa at this miniature wonderland.
When: Saturday December 25-Sunday December 26, 10 am-6 pm
Where: Northlandz, 495 US 202, Flemington
What: Jurassic Quest
Why: Go on a prehistoric adventure with the dinos
When: Wednesday December 29-Monday January 3, 9 am-8 pm
Where: NJ Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
What: Reptile Show
Why: Meet five reptiles and stay for open play.
When: Thursday December 30, 11 am
Where: Imagine That!!!, 4 Vreeland Rd., Florham Park
What: Magic of Lights
Why: Take a drive through a dazzling display of holiday lights at every turn.
When: Now through Sunday January 2, 5-10 pm Sundays-Thursdays, 5-11 pm Fridays and Saturdays
Where: PNC Bank Arts Center, 116 Garden State Pkwy, Holmdel
What: Holiday Lights
Why: Take a journey through holiday lanterns and enjoy special events from ice carving to holiday train rides.
When: Now through Sunday January 9, 3-8 pm
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Why: Let the Queens County Farm light up your life.
When: Now through Sunday January 9, 4:30-9 pm
Where: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Queens
Why: Drive through more than 2 million lights and enjoy holiday rides, photos, skating and more.
When: Now through Sunday January 9, check schedule for daily times
Where: Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Place, Augusta
Why: Ice skating, shopping, live shows and activities.
When: Now through March 2022
Where: Bryant Park, NYC