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The Best Kids & Family Events in New Jersey

Best of NJ works hard to create a statewide calendar full of fun things to do. But since there are so many types of events going on all year round, we’re breaking things up a bit. Below, you’ll find a list of The Best Kids & Family Events in New Jersey.

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North Jersey Kids & Family Events


PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 11/30/2019: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure


Mooseltoe

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 12/01/2019: 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mooseltoe


The Very Hungry Caterpillar ft Dream Snow & Other Eric Carle Favorites

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/15/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Very Hungry Caterpillar ft Dream Snow & Other Eric Carle Favorites


The Very Hungry Caterpillar ft Dream Snow & Other Eric Carle Favorites

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/15/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Very Hungry Caterpillar ft Dream Snow & Other Eric Carle Favorites


Winter Camp (5 days with 2 Adventure Days)

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 12/20/2019: All Day
Details: Winter Camp (5 days with 2 Adventure Days)


Story Time Boogie

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 01/08/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 02/05/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 03/04/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


The Cat in the Hat

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 03/16/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Cat in the Hat


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 04/01/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


My Little Pony Live

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/11/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: My Little Pony Live


The Magic School Bus

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/15/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Magic School Bus


Little Kids 'n' PC

Where: East Orange Public Library – 04/18/2020: 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Age Group(s): See Description Start Time: 5:00 PM End Time: 6:00 PM Children in Grades K-2 are invited to learn PC basics, and how to…


Llama Llama - Live!

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Llama Llama - Live!


Llama Llama - Live!

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/26/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Llama Llama - Live!


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 05/06/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


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Central Jersey Kids & Family Events


Christmas Eve – Library Closed

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 12/24/2019: All Day
Details: Christmas Eve – Library Closed|The Kenilworth Public Library is closed on December 24, 2019 for Christmas Eve.


Christmas Day – Library Closed

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 12/25/2019: All Day
Details: Christmas Day – Library Closed|The Kenilworth Public Library is closed December 25, 2019 for Christmas Day.


Star Wars concert
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/09/2020: 3:00 pm
Details: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert performed by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga,…


Masters Of Illusion
Masters Of Illusion

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/28/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: Fun for the whole family - but can you figure it out? Masters of Illusion® includes grand illusions, levitation, escapologists, comedy magic, sleight of hand,…


Dinosaur World Live
Dinosaur World Live

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/15/2020: 3:00 pm
Details: Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show for all the family! Grab your compass and join…


Sugarloaf Craft Festival

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 11/13/2020: All Day
Details: Friday: 10am – 6pmSaturday: 10am – 6pmSunday: 10am – 5pm


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Jersey Shore Kids & Family Events


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South Jersey Kids & Family Events


Visit our Statewide Calendar to see more great events going on in New Jersey.