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Planning a visit to New Jersey? Or maybe you're a local that's just looking for what's going on. Here's a sampling of some of the popular local events in the state.

Atlantic City & The Jersey Shore Events

December 2015

December 5, 2015
2015 Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest

Put on your ugliest holiday sweater and head over to the Absecon Lighthouse for a fun-filled evening full of music, refreshments, holiday cheer, and an ugly sweater contest at the end of the evening. The fun begins at 6 p.m.


January 2016

January 1, 2016
2016 New Year's Day with the Garden State Philharmonic

Start off the New Year on a musical note, as Maestro Anthony LaGruth and the GSP will perform a bevy of classic selections at Georgian Court University in Lakewood. There will be a brunch at 11 a.m., with the concert beginning at 12:15 p.m.

February 2016

February 3, 2016
2016 At the Shore Wine Tasting Art Show

Enjoy some Jersey Shore culture at the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University in Atlantic City, where an evening of wine tasting, art shows, live music, raffles, and more are set to take place. The event begins at 5 p.m.

February 12-14 , 2016
2016 Atlantic City RV & Camping Show

Travelers looking for some trade secrets won't want to miss the Atlantic City RV & Camping Show being held at the Atlantic City Convention Center. The event start time is TBA.

Newark & the Gateway Region Events

December 2015

December 21, 2015
2015 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

A live performance of the holiday classic will be hostd at the State Theatre in New Brunswick for one night only. There are shows at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

December 19, 2015
2015 Market on Market St.

An eclectic art/flea market held in downtown Newark, featuring unique items for sale as well as workshops and small events. The market opens at 10 a.m.

January 2016

January 22, 2015
2015 Winter Festival: Symphonie Fantastique

Enjoy a lively performance by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra playing classic melodies from Macbeth, the Tempest, and other Shakespearian favorites. The event is held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.

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