DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES
that await you in Salem County, New Jersey

birding on the meadowWith a rich legacy of historical places and events, a vast array of natural resources and open spaces, a stable farming community, and a strong economic job base, Salem County offers a very unique quality of life. Nestled in the southwest corner of New Jersey, Salem County is within easy driving distance of Philadelphia, New York, Wilmington, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Atlantic City. Leave the urban sprawl behind, get away for a day or a weekend to the scenic landscapes, living history and lively arts of Salem County.

Whether you plan to spend the day discovering Salem County’s many historic sites, exploring our natural wonders, or enjoying the diverse culture of our community, we have something waiting for you. The hospitality you’ll receive makes staying another day or two an easy choice.

 

Upcoming Events in Salem County

    Nov
    28
    Fri
    ARTS IN BLOOM - Artist Open House @ Alloway Potter
    Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    ARTS IN BLOOM - Artist Open House
    The Alloway Potter’s annual Holiday Open House on Nov. 28,29, and 30th. 10 AM to 5 PM

    There will be refreshments, door prizes and a 5% discount to all who bring a friend with them.

    76 North Greenwich Street
    Alloway, NJ  08001

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    Nov
    29
    Sat
    ARTS IN BLOOM - Artist Open House @ Alloway Potter
    Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    ARTS IN BLOOM - Artist Open House
    The Alloway Potter’s annual Holiday Open House on Nov. 28,29, and 30th. 10 AM to 5 PM

    There will be refreshments, door prizes and a 5% discount to all who bring a friend with them.

    76 North Greenwich Street
    Alloway, NJ  08001

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    Nov
    30
    Sun
    ARTS IN BLOOM - Artist Open House @ Alloway Potter
    Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    ARTS IN BLOOM - Artist Open House
    The Alloway Potter’s annual Holiday Open House on Nov. 28,29, and 30th. 10 AM to 5 PM

    There will be refreshments, door prizes and a 5% discount to all who bring a friend with them.

    76 North Greenwich Street
    Alloway, NJ  08001

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    Dec
    2
    Tue
    Christmas Concert – Salem American Legion Band @ Salem County VoTech
    Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm
    Rotary Club of Woodstown
    Presents
    The Salem American Legion Band
    Under the direction of Pat Bullock
    In a Christmas Concert
    TUESDAY DECEMBER 2, 2014 @ 7PM
    Photo Credit – nj.com

    Photo Credit – nj.com

     

     

     

    Dec
    5
    Fri
    Christmas Trees on Parade @ The Parish Center
    Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Thursday, December 5th and Friday, December 6th

    Christmas Trees on Parade

    4:00 pm~9:00pm Woodstown Parish Center. Bring the whole family and enjoy the beautifully decorated Christmas Trees along with a visit from Santa. Christmas food and fun are all part of the evening. This is a fundraising event for various charities in our community. Pay at the door. Fee $5.00 per person. Children under 10 Free.

    Where:

    The Parish Center
    2 Lamplighter Drive
    Woodstown, NJ 08098

    Photo credit nj.com

    Photo credit nj.com

    38th Woodstown Candlelight Tour
    Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    woodstown by candle ligt4 to 10 PM Craft Fair

    6 to 10 PM House Tours

    Adult tickets are $15.00 or $12.00 for advance purchases

    Student tickets are $6.00

    There is no charge for children under five.

    Plan a visit to historic Woodstown, NJ for the 38th Woodstown Candlelight Tour. Located in rural Salem County, Woodstown predates the Revolutionary War. This charming village is home to a large number of Victorian residences as well as other structures dating from before the Revolutionary War to the present day.

    Get in the holiday spirit by spending the evening touring seasonally decorated homes, businesses and churches in a town that dates back to Colonial times. Enjoy shopping at local merchants or at the annual craft fair located in Borough Hall. There will be carolers, homemade cookies, wassail and a variety of other musical entertainments. Parking is free as is the transportation provided throughout the town on the night of the tour.

    http://www.woodstownbycandlelight.org/

    Dec
    6
    Sat
    Parvin Polar Plunge with Santa @ Parvin State Park
    Dec 6 @ 9:00 am

    Dare to Plunge with Santa!

    Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee hosting Annual “Parvin Polar Plunge with Santa” on Saturday, December 6.

    Registration begins at 9am with Plunge at 10am sharp!

    Jumping into frigid water in winter requires a special someone! So, gather your friends and family, arrive in your plunging clothes or costume for a costume contest and take the plunge with Santa leading the charge. Bragging rights will be yours once you plunged into Parvin Lake with Santa and friends! And remember your dry clothes for later.

    Cost is $15, paid when you register, sign waiver and receive your wrist band.
    Free coffee and hot chocolate for those who have dared the elements!
    Proceeds benefit future projects and programs at Parvin State Park.

    For more information, please contact us by email parvinvolunteers@gmail.com or phone 856-981-6100, on facebook or twitter.

    ARTS IN BLOOM Artist, Alex Alampi – Open House
    Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Salem City is the place to be on Saturday, December 6, 2014!
    Dec 6 @ 11:00 am

    MULTIPLE CITY EVENTS:

    Salem Magic of Christmas Parade
    11 AM
    For more information call: 856-935-0600

     

    27th Annual Yuletide tour of Historic Salem
    1-6 PM
    Tickets $10 – or $15.00 on the day of event.
    For more information call: 856-339-0400

     

    Salem Town Tree Lighting Ceremony
    6:30 PM
    For more information call: 856-935-0600

     

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    salem yuletide tour door

    Holiday Tea @ Historical Society Musem
    Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm

    cat drinking tea 
    The Historical Society of Penns Grove, Carneys Point and Oldmans will hold a HOLIDAY TEA on December 6 at 1PM.  Tickets may be purchased after November 1.  Call 856-275-7780 for tickets and details.

    Christmas Trees on Parade @ The Parish Center
    Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Thursday, December 5th and Friday, December 6th

    Christmas Trees on Parade

    4:00 pm~9:00pm Woodstown Parish Center. Bring the whole family and enjoy the beautifully decorated Christmas Trees along with a visit from Santa. Christmas food and fun are all part of the evening. This is a fundraising event for various charities in our community. Pay at the door. Fee $5.00 per person. Children under 10 Free.

    Where:

    The Parish Center
    2 Lamplighter Drive
    Woodstown, NJ 08098

    Photo credit nj.com

    Photo credit nj.com

    Dec
    7
    Sun
    ARTS IN BLOOM Artist, Alex Alampi – Open House
    Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Dec
    13
    Sat
     Wreaths Across America @ Finns Point Cemetery
    Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm

    Wreaths Across America at Finns Point Cemetery at noon to honor our fallen soldiers.

    Salem Co. Community College Oak Singers Holiday Concert @ Davidow Theater
    Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm
    Soldiers Christmas @ Fort Mott State Park
    Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    On December 13, 2014: Join us for wreaths across America at noon at Finns Point Cemetery followed by SOLDIERS CHRISTMAS! Come see how the soldiers lived and celebrated their holidays on the front lines! Be sure to bring a flashlight!

    PLEASE COME AND SEE HOW SOLDIERS CELEBRATED CHRISTMAS THROUGH OUT OUR HISTORY
    Don’t miss the annual Wreaths Across America at Finns Point Cemetery at noon to honor our fallen soldiers.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO: www.9thDivision.com or call Fort Mott at (856) 935-3218.
    PARTICIPANTS CAN REGISTER AT:  http://www.9thdivision.com/Fort_Mott.htm

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    Dec
    20
    Sat
    Salem Main Street presents a Christmas Concert @ First Baptist Church
    Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm

    Performances by
    Tannah & Company, Bishop Freddie Washington and his choir 
    Plus a Special guest!

    Church phone #:  (856) 935-0531

    Jun
    25
    Thu
    The Good Doctor – Oakwood Summer Theatre @ Davidow Theater
    Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm

    The Good Doctor (straight show) June 25, 26, 27th @ 7:30pm

    Jun
    26
    Fri
    The Good Doctor – Oakwood Summer Theatre @ Davidow Theater
    Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm

    The Good Doctor (straight show) June 25, 26, 27th @ 7:30pm

    Jun
    27
    Sat
    The Good Doctor – Oakwood Summer Theatre @ Davidow Theater
    Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm

    The Good Doctor (straight show) June 25, 26, 27th @ 7:30pm

    Jul
    15
    Wed
    Annie (Children’s Show) – Oakwood Summer Theatre @ Davidow Theater
    Jul 15 @ 10:00 am

    Annie (for the children) July 15 @ 10am, and July 16 & 17th @ 10am and 7pm