Colonial Christmas

Colonial Christmas is one of Central New Jersey’s signature holiday events, attracting nearly 2,000 visitors of all ages, cultures and interests in a festive atmosphere of hospitality, history, and friendship. Proceeds from Colonial Christmas benefit exhibit development, historical interpretations, and educational programming at the Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum.

Friday, November 24 (6:30-8:30 pm)
Tree Lighting
Caroling with the Harmonium Choral Society • Refreshments

Saturday & Sunday, November 25-26 (10:00am – 4:00 pm)
Open House Tour at the JVH

Saturday & Sunday, December 2-3 (10 am – 4pm)

Museum Tours • Festive Holiday Trimmings • Holiday Shopping • Colonial Re-enactors & Crafters Colonial Musicians • Family & Children’s Activities • Santa Visits • Colonial Café
Exhibition of Rare Revolutionary War Artifacts and Historic Documents

Friday, December 1 (10:00 am – 3:00 pm)
School Group Tour Day at Colonial Christmas

Friday, December 1 (6:30 pm)
Benefactor Cocktail Reception