Smithville is not a secret, many of our listeners have been going for years. It is such a cool escape as you walk through this little village on the lake. There is coffee, food, shopping, and entertainment. Quite often there are themed events happening year-round. Now they are hosting their amazing dancing Christmas light show.

Get our free mobile app


Smithville, NJ
Shawn Michaels



If you have never seen the "dancing" Christmas lights in Smithville then you need to try and make a trip before the holidays are over and watch the lights dance across the waters in this beautiful Jersey spot. Historic Smithville Village in Galloway Township, Atlantic County. About a 40-minute ride from Toms River.

Christmas Lights
Shawn Michaels


Currently, Smithville is all decked out for Christmas. You can check out the dancing lights that perform on the water along with your holiday music favorites. Thousand of lights that are synchronized to Christmas music are quite a sight and you can still check them out every night in December.

Here are Christmas events according to their website 

  • Light Show on the Lake:
    Everyday in December 5:30-8:30
  • Holiday Train Ride:
    Throughout December
    **Weather permitting! Please contact 609-748-8999 with questions **
  • Magic Talking Tree:
    Friday Dec. 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd 4:00pm – 7:00pm
    Saturday Dec. 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23 from 12:00 – 7:00
    Sunday December 4th, 11th, 18th, 26th from 12:00 – 6:00
    (Free Event)
  • Hospitality Night:
    December 2, 6 pm-9 pm
    Each year the shops at Historic Smithville thank their loyal customers with a Hospitality Night of Discounts, Refreshments, Live Entertainment, and Raffles.
  • Girls Night Out:
    December 7.  6 pm-9 pm
    December in Smithville has something for the Girls too! An evening for the ladies to shop and celebrate the Holiday season together. There will be wine and cheese, raffles, discounts, and other benefits for evening shopping. Grab your best girlfriend and come join us!
  • Breakfast with Santa at Fred and Ethel’s Lantern Light:
    Reservations needed, Dec. 9 and 16 * Lantern Light 609-652-054

We always enjoy a trip to Smithville during the Holidays and we enjoy walking about and experiencing the various Christmas sights and sounds, it's been a tradition with our family for years and we will once again be doing the trip to Atlantic County once again.


Christmas Light Show On The Lake In Historic Smithville, New Jersey

Take a look at the Christmas Lights in Smithville

Gallery Credit: Shawn Michaels


LOOK: 25 over-the-top Christmas displays from across America

To help get everyone in the mood for the upcoming holiday season, Stacker compiled a list of some of the most over-the-top Christmas displays across America.

Gallery Credit: Annalise Mantz & Madison Troyer


More From 92.7 WOBM