As the holiday season approaches, the air becomes crisp and the anticipation for festive celebrations fills our hearts. One of the most enchanting ways to embrace the holiday spirit is by immersing yourself in the mesmerizing world of holiday light shows. Luckily for you, Cherry Hill Christmas Lights has compiled a list of the top 20 must-see light shows in New Jersey this holiday season. Whether you’re looking to take a train ride through a winter wonderland, witness dazzling lantern displays, or drive through a symphony of lights, we’ve got you covered. Get ready to embark on a magical journey of lights, music, and holiday cheer.


DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Express

November 5 – December 23

Embark on a train ride through millions of Christmas lights and have a magical meet-and-greet with Santa and his elves. Don’t miss the Holiday Movie tent, the Toy Market, and the Walkthrough Holiday Village. Location: 1151 South White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037. Cost: $12.95 – $24.95. Contact: (609) 561-3040.


Let It Glow

November 10 – January 15

Experience stunning lantern displays of animals and nature at Bergen County Zoo. Take a train ride through the exhibits and be captivated by the enchanting lights. Location: 216 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652. Cost: $9 and up.


Holidig Drive-Thru Light Show at Diggerland

November 16 – January 1

Drive through Diggerland USA’s construction-themed park adorned with lights, tunnels, and holiday displays. Tune into their radio station for a festive experience. Location: 100 Pinedge Drive, West Berlin, NJ 08091. Cost: $34.95. Contact: (856) 768-1110.


South Jersey Holiday Light Show

November 18 – December 31

Enjoy a drive-through holiday light show with dazzling displays that sync with holiday tunes on your car radio. Experience the magic at Bridgeport Speedway. Location: 83 Flood Gate Road, Swedesboro, NJ 08085. Cost: $25 per car (advance tickets required). Contact: (856) 467-4407.


Turtle Back Zoo Holiday Lights Spectacular

November 18 – December 31

Explore the Turtle Back Zoo adorned with winter and animal characters. Enjoy train rides, carousel rides, and more festive attractions. Location: 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052. Donation recommended, additional fee for some attractions. Contact: (973) 731-5800.


Magic of Lights New Jersey

November 18 – December 30

Drive through PNC Bank Arts Center and experience a dazzling display of Christmas lights synced to music. Location: 116 Garden State Pkwy, Holmdel, NJ 07733. Cost: $20 and up. Contact: (732) 203-2500.


Christmas Fantasy with Lights

November 19 – December 30

Experience over one million lights illuminating Storybook Land. Enjoy rides, attractions, and the magical glow after dark. Location: 6415 Black Horse Pike (Routes 40/322), Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234. Cost: $27.95 (advance) – $30.95 (door). Contact: (609) 646-0103.


Winter Walk

November 20 – January 15

Stroll along the illuminated path at Taylor Park and enjoy magical displays of lights. Explore Millburn’s unique retailers and restaurants afterward. Location: 100 Main Street, Millburn, NJ, 07041. Cost: Free to enter.


Christmas Light Show & Village

November 23 – December 30

Drive through a mile-long exhibit with over two million lights. Enjoy Santa sightings, ice skating, hot cocoa, and more at Skylands Stadium. Location: 94 Championship Pl., Augusta, NJ 07822. Cost: $29 (standard) – $79 (VIP) admission. Contact: (973) 383-7644.


Orchard of Lights at Demarest Farms

November 23 – January 1

Explore 32 acres of holiday light displays at Demarest Farms. Warm up by the fire pit, enjoy treats, and take photos with Santa. Location: 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale, NJ 07642. Cost: $35 per car. Contact: (201) 666-0472.


Holiday Light Show on the Lake

November 24 – January 6

Witness an orchestrated show of lights dancing atop Lake Meone at Historic Smithville Village. Enjoy the spectacle from various vantage points. Location: 615 E Moss Mill Road, Smithville, NJ 08205. Cost: Free. Contact: (609) 748-8999.


Holiday in the Park

November 25 – January 1

Experience Six Flags Great Adventure transformed into a holiday wonderland. Enjoy rides, entertainment, and delicious treats throughout the park. Location: 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson Township, NJ 08527. Cost: More information to come. Contact: (732) 928-2000.


Light Show on the Lake

November 25 – December 23

Visit Johnson’s Corner Farm’s Discovery Barnyard for a breathtaking lakeside display. Enjoy marshmallow roasting and a magical hayride. Location: 133 Church Rd., Medford, NJ 08055. Cost: $7.95 and up. Contact: (609) 654-8643.


Creamy Acre Farms Night of Lights

November 25 – December 24

Drive through Creamy Acre Farms for a Christmas Wonderland experience. Enjoy light displays, a Musical Dancing Tree show, and more. Location: 448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062. Cost: $30 per vehicle. Contact: (856) 223-1669.


The Winter WonderLights

November 25 – January 1

Experience New Jersey’s largest animated holiday light show drive-thru. Enjoy over 1.5 million lights synchronized to holiday music. Location: 655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816. Cost: $30 per car. Contact: (800) 951-3770.


Brookhollow’s Barnyard

Starts November 25

Experience the magic of holiday lights at Brookhollow’s Barnyard. Location: 301 Rockaway Valley Road, Boonton, NJ 07005. Cost: Information coming. Contact: (973) 917-3060.


Christmas Underwater at Adventure Aquarium

November 25 – December 24

Dive into an underwater holiday show at Adventure Aquarium. Witness the World’s Tallest Underwater Christmas Tree and more. Location: 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103. Cost: $18.99 and up.


Sea of Lights Indoor Holiday Lights Spectacular

December 9 – 28

Visit Jenkinson’s in Point Pleasant Beach for an indoor holiday lights spectacular. Enjoy treats, crafts, pictures with Santa, and more. Location: 300 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742. Cost: $10 and up. Contact: (732) 892-0600.


The Christmas Light Show

Dates and times to be released

Experience one of NJ’s most popular holiday light shows. Enjoy the lights and support a charitable cause. Location: Exact location to be released, Farmingdale, NJ 07727. Cost: $25 donation (reservations required).


Dasher’s Lightshow

Dates to be announced

Drive through Newark Moonlight Cinema and witness dazzling displays synced to music. Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with your family. Location: 220 Orange Street, Newark, NJ 07103. Cost: $44.95 and up. Email:


Cherry Hill Christmas Lights invites you to explore these breathtaking light shows that will undoubtedly fill your heart with holiday joy. As you embark on this journey of lights and wonder, we encourage you to visit our website, or give us a call at 856-320-9006 to learn more about how we can make your holiday season even brighter. Our professional holiday lighting installation services are designed to transform your home into a festive wonderland that will leave your neighbors and guests in awe. Let us help you create unforgettable memories this holiday season. Light up your holidays with Cherry Hill Christmas Lights!