It’s time to walk down candy cane lane and get your singing voice ready for Christmas carols. Ocean County is filled with holiday cheer this year and events to fill up your calendar through the end of 2022. 

Throughout December, you’ll find events featuring photos with Santa, concerts, light displays, oh, and SantaCon. You’ll want to save the dates now as tickets and availability for select events are filling up fast. 

The events being offered in Ocean County this holiday season are family-friendly and have options open to all age groups. Some are free and select ones as you’ll see require tickets to be purchased online. 

Scroll through the list below to see what’s happening in Ocean County this month.

  • Winter Wonderland – Point Pleasant Beach: December 10th

  • Holiday Gift Fair- Waretown: December 11th

  • Pet Photos with Santa Claus- Toms River: December 11th

    Pet Photos with Santa***FREE***Sunday, Dec 12, 11am to 1pmat Cattus Island County ParkAll pets must be leashed. Staff will be on-hand to help out with the photos. Bring your camera or phone.

    Posted by Cattus Island County Park on Saturday, December 11, 2021
  • Jersey Shore Animal Center’s Holiday of Hope- Brick: December 11th

    Save the Date 🎅🏻 Santa PAWS is coming to town 🎄 Pet Photos with Santa is a 1 day event! Sunday December 11, 2022 at...

    Posted by Jersey Shore Animal Center on Thursday, November 3, 2022
  • Holidays Around the World- Beachwood: December 11th


    The Island Singers

  • Lighting Up Nature – Holiday Light Display- Beachwood: December 16th

  • SantaCon 2022- Seaside Heights: December 17th

    The ticket link is live! Reserve yours by making a small donation today.

    Posted by Santacon Seaside Heights on Friday, October 28, 2022
  • Holidays Around the World- Whiting: December 17th

  • Holiday Show Albert Music Hall- Waretown: December 17th

  • Celtic Angels Christmas- Manahawkin: December 17th

    Go to for tickets, scroll down and click on the picture of the celtic angels and it will take you right to our website to purchase tickets online!

    Posted by Stafford Township Arts Center (STAC) - Ocean First Theater on Monday, December 5, 2022

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