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Christmas Lights @ Turtle Back Zoo + Cranbury Lights Show [FREE]

  • Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

    560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ (map)

    40.769310 -74.280960

  • Carpool fee:

    $17 from NYC, $12 from NJ

    Seeking drivers, please contact me


    Part 1 (4:45pm) - Holiday Lights Spectacular @ Turtle Back Zoo

    Admissions to the zoo will be FREE for the evening

    About 50 animal and holiday-themed figures will light up the winter night in Turtle Back Zoo and the surrounding Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex. Over 100,000 lights will illuminate figures of bears, tigers and elephants, along with holiday lights designed to look like wooden soldiers, stars and winter scenes. Several animal exhibits will be open, including the Sea Lion Sound, Essex Farm, Tam-ring Gibbons Reserve, Tropical Currents Aquarium and the Reptile Building.

    Was there a few years ago and it was pretty cool, plus many of the animal exhibition at the zoo are open.


    Part 2 

    Quick dinner


    Part 3 (7:45pm) - Cranbury Christmas Lights Show

    128 North Main Street Cranbury , NJ 08512

    Come and see the 120,000 lights Dance to 20 songs at New Jerseys NUMBER ONE Christmas Display for Charity!!

    This is a (free) one hour show and has been consistently rated #1 Christmas display in NJ. Also has the largest lighted Christmas tree in NJ.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDLgaPmEytI





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    • Julia

      I can't reach out to my driver (Archie) because his name is not in the list of people going..

      1h ago

    • Paul

      I just realized Archie is from a different group. I'm reaching out to him but can you also message me (through Meetup message) your phone number and I'll forward it to him also

      1h ago

  • HaleStorm

    Hard to say, yes or no. I am definitely interested in going. It sounds and looks fun.

    November 15

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