PARSIPPANY — Beginning Friday, December 1 through Sunday, December 10, kick off the holiday season, and explore the magical Gingerbread Wonderland and Craft Show at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township.
Join the thousands of visitors that come each year to marvel at the skill and creativity displayed at this charming exhibit featuring hundreds of awe-inspriring, edible, gingerbread creations. Explore the sweet, candy-filled room, and choose your favorite design.
Past masterpieces include Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Santa’s Workshop, Hanukah Menorahs, Notre Dame Cathedral, a grand piano, and even the White House.
“For feel-good, holiday fun, Gingerbread Wonderland is a must-see for all ages,” said Jenny Gaus-Myers, Superintendent of Environmental Education at the Morris County Park Commission. “In addition to the exhibit, be sure to stop by the holiday Craft Show on Saturdays and Sundays, and check out a wide selection of beautiful and affordable handmade gifts created by local artists and crafters.”
Gingerbread Wonderland is open daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Fridays until 7:30 p.m. The Craft Show is open on Saturday and Sundays, December 2, 3, 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Admission is $2.00 per person, and gains entry to both Gingerbread Wonderland and the Holiday Craft Show. Children under age two are free. Groups of ten or more must make a reservation by calling (973) 326-7601. For more information and directions to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum visit morrisparks.net. This event is sponsored by ShopRite, and a fundraiser for The Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum.
The Morris County Park Commission features one of the region’s best park systems in the state of New Jersey. It currently protects and maintains 18,927 acres at 38 distinct sites plus offers a year-round calendar of events and activities for all to enjoy!