Celebrating the Holidays in Toms River


Support Local Biz is all about community, and nothing brings a community together like Holiday events. There’s no need to ever be bored in the Jersey Shore where the community vibrant with winter and holiday themed events. The events in Toms River alone will keep you in the Holiday spirit!
Check out the Holiday Events in Toms River and get out, meet your community, and shop local!

Toms River Tree Lighting
On Friday Dec. 2nd at 6:00pm the magical evening begins and its filled with live entertainment, a magician, and Mrs. Claus reading Twas the Night Before Christmas! At 8:00 Santa will be riding in on a firetruck to help light the tree. Get photos with Santa, hot chocolate, and cookies and all proceeds go to Tom’s River Fire Co. #1

Lindsay Tate Creates- Trim A Little Tree With Me!
Friday December 2nd Lindsay Tate will teach people how to make a slatted wood Christmas tree at the Downtown Shops at 53 Main. Cost is $45. Contact her for more information here.

Santa Visits the Downtown Shops at 53 Main!
Santa will be there on Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00am to Noon.
There will be FREE pictures with Santa and FREE crafts for kids!

Holiday Gift Show and Exhibit at the Virginia Perle Art Gallery
On Sunday, Dec. 4th from 1:00 to 4:00 Virginia Perle’s original artwork will be on display at 96 E. Water Street in Toms River. The Gallery will also have on display jewelry, crafts, and photography that can be purchased as Christmas gifts!

18th Annual Jingle Bells 5k Run
On Sunday Dec. 4th The Toms River Police Foundation presents the annual Jingle Bells Run through historic downtown Toms River. The registration fee is $25 and the last day for registration is Dec. 1st.