December in Northern New Jersey

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Bergen County Winter Happenings


The holidays are fast approaching, and winter has arrived in Northern New Jersey! This post highlights some December happenings and things to do in and around Bergen County.  You can also learn more about Bergen County by visiting previous blog posts, including restaurants and dining news or gorgeous homes for sale.

Ice Skating
Here's a list of ice rinks in New Jersey, including some North Jersey favorites such as the Clary Anderson Arena in Montclair and the Ice Vault Arena in Wayne.

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Bergen County Shopping
The holidays right around the corner and North Jersey has you covered for all your shopping needs. Learn about the malls, outlet stores, and more in this blog post covering Bergen County shopping options.

Try the Christmas Tree Shops in Paramus for seasonal shopping, including the best prices on holiday decorations and home goods!

 
The Holidays are Coming!
Looking for a Christmas tree, holiday pies, or more seasonal food? Secor Farms in Mahwah and Depiero's Farm Stand in Montvale have you covered!

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Holiday Lights & Train Ride
If you're looking to get in the holiday mood, try one of these fun family activities in North Jersey. Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo is open until New Year's Day and a fun activity for all ages. At the Whippany Railway Museum,  seats aboard the Polar Express Train are selling fast!

Bergen County's Annual Winter Wonderland
Located at Van Saun County Park in Paramus, this event features outdoor ice skating, train rides, Santa's North Pole Workshop, zoo entry, a beer garden, food trucks, and more! Get your tickets here!

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Bergen County Coffee Shops & Cafes
There's nothing better in cold weather than a cozy coffee shop! Check out this post to learn about cafes and coffee shops in Bergen County. There are plenty of local options for a cappuccino or a warm stack of pancakes.

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