We rounded up our favorite picks for fun family friendly events in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!
Are you making the most of December? Check out our 30 Days of Awesome Activities here.
Events Not To Miss:
What: Discover the Dinosaurs Why: A lifelike Dino Experience featuring “touchable” dinos, a dig, inflatables and more. When: Friday, December 26 thru Sunday, December 28, $25 Where: Meadowlands Expo Center, Secaucus
What: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Why: The classic tale taken from your favorite TV show and adapted for stage- your children (and you) will definitely be humming along.
When: Friday, December 26 & Saturday, December 27, Tickets start at $25
Where: NJPAC, Newark, NJ
What: Open House, FREE Day at Bergen County Zoo
Why: Explore and learn at our local zoo- for FREE
When: Saturday, December 27 & Sunday, December 28
Where: 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
What: Learn to Play Hockey
Why: An instructional hockey clinic for children taught by one of the ISCA Grizzlies travel players.
When: Saturday, December 27, 11:30am-12:30pm, $10
Where: 170 Schuyler Ave., North Arlington
What: Outragehisss Pets Open House
Why: Get batty with exotic live animal demos and shoes every hour starting at 1pm.
When: Monday, December 29, 10:30am-4pm, $5
Where: The Barn, 811 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY
What: Children’s Puppet Show
Why: An adorable interactive puppet show and sing-a-long featuring musical animals.
When: Monday, December 29, 1pm, 2+/$5
Where: Anne Zusy Youth Center, Village Hall, 131 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood
If you’re heading out of Bergen…
What: Salute to Wildlife Ice Carving Week at the Bronx Zoo
Why: Check out this 50,000 pound ice carving spectacular complete with a 25-foot ice slide.
When: Friday, December 26 thru Wednesday, December 31
Where: The Bronx Zoo, NYC
What: Savion Glover at the American Museum of Natural History
Why: Check out the Tony Award-winning tap super star, along with many other special attractions, at the Museum’s Kwanzaa festival.
When: Saturday, December 27, Noon & 3pm
Where: American Museum of Natural History, NYC
What: The Snow Ball at Fashion Camp
Why: Meet the Snow Princess, get your face painted and leave with a blinged out snow princess shirt.
When: Friday, January 2, 12-3pm, $45 for a 3 hour session
Where: 512 Livingston St., Norwood