Things to Do in Bergen County Week of November 16

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We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!
Events Not to Miss:
Why: Day-long activities include Santa pics, Z100 entertainment, storytime, and a tree lighting.
When: Friday November 17, 11 am-5:30 pm
Where: Bergen Town Center, Route 4 East & Forest Ave., Paramus
Why: Help Mrs. Claus bake and enjoy holiday activities in the kitchen.
When: Friday November 17-Sunday December 24, 11 am-8 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Smile with Santa or book an extended visit with a Signature Santa experience.
When: Friday November 17-Saturday December 23, 11 am-6:45 pm
Where: The Shops at Riverside, 390 Hackensack Ave., Hackensack
Why: Meet the Tony Award winner and author of Cut Loose.
When: Saturday November 18, 1 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
Why: Give yourself or someone you love these fashionable finds from the JCC's one stop gift shop.
When: Sunday November 19, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E Clinton Ave., Tenafly
Why: The big guy is back for meet and greets and special smiles.
When: Now through Sunday December 24, 11 am-7 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Thousands of Chinese lanterns light up American Dream in these dazzling displays.
When: Now through Sunday December 31, 1-8:30 pm
Where: American Dream, One American Dream Way, East Rutherford
Why: Stroll through the zoo filled with animal-inspired lanterns.
When: Now through Sunday January 14, 4-8 pm Sundays-Thursdays, 4-9 pm Fridays-Saturdays
Where: Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
If You're Heading Out of Bergen:
Why: Stroll through the totally lit zoo with winter and animal-themed displays, plus special events throughout the season.
When: Friday November 17-Sunday December 31, 5-9 pm
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
Why: The holiday fest brings new animal lanterns, animated shows, train rides, ice sculpture, and so much more.
When: Friday November 17-Sunday January 7, 3-7 pm
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Why: Hop in your car and take a drive through digital animations, twinkling lights, and holiday fun.
When: Friday November 17-Saturday December 30
Where: PNC Bank Arts Center, 116 Garden State Pkwy., Holmdel
Why: Visit the New York Botanical Gardens for its annual holiday train display tradition and dazzling lights display.
When: Friday November 17-Saturday January 13, 5-10 pm for Glow, 10 am-6 pm for Train Show
Where: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Why: Get ready for Santa's appearance with a hot chocolate bar, twinkling balloons, music, and more holiday festivities.
When: Saturday November 18, 4-6 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
Why: Start your holiday shopping with local goods and unique gifts.
When: Sunday November 19, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Wayne Hills High School, 272 Berdan Ave., Wayne
Why: The annual light show is here with a drive-thru light fest, plus photos with Santa, music, and s'mores.
When: Wednesday November 22-Saturday December 30, 5-8:30 pm
Where: Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Pl., Augusta
Why: It's all aboard for a magical ride to the North Pole with dancing elves, Santa, and more holiday cheer.
When: Now through Saturday December 30, select available times
Where: 1 Railroad Plaza, Whippany
Upcoming Events:
Why: The drive-thru holiday experience is back with 32 acres of twinkling displays, plus Santa and hot cocoa at the end.
When: Thursday November 23-Friday December 29, 5-9 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
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