Visiting a Living Nativity can be a memorable family tradition during the holiday season. The Living Nativity is a journey back in time to experience the events surrounding the birth of Jesus. Here’s where to find Living Nativity Scenes in Central NJ. Please visit each website for additional details.
GraceWay Bible Church
December 1st & 8th beginning at 5:30 PM; December 3rd & 10th beginning at 4 PM
1934 Klockner Road, Hamilton NJ
Celebrate the season at Christmas Live! This FREE guided walking tour is more than a live nativity. Christmas comes alive through several interactive scenes featuring actors and live animals.- Cost is FREE!
– Cost is FREE!
– Tickets available November 1st
– Tours are approximately 1 hour
– Scenes are inside and outside so dress warmly
– The event is rain or shine
– Arrive 45 minutes before your scheduled time to check in and enjoy the available activities
– See website for tickets and more info or call 609-586-0223.
Sayre Woods Bible Church
December 1-3, 8-10 | Fridays, 7-9 PM | Saturdays & Sundays, 6-8
2290 US Highway 9, Old Bridge NJ
One of New Jersey’s most cherished holiday traditions
The true meaning of the season comes to life as you and your family or group are ushered by live Bible characters through scenes of the birth and life of our Savior Jesus Christ from the comfort of your car. A truly moving and possibly life-changing experience!
• Live characters!
• Live animals!
• Live narration!
• Completely free!
See website for more info.
The South Branch Reformed Church
December 3rd at 4:30 and 6:30pm
870 River Road, Hillsborough NJ
Come listen to the Children of South Branch Reformed Children tell the Christmas Story.
Once at 4:30 pm and then again at 6 pm!
We invite you to come inside and enjoy hot cocoa and apple cider donuts.
There will be a free will offering in which the children will turn into items to be donated to the Hillsborough Food Pantry. See website for more info or call 908-369-4956.
Middlebush Reformed Church
December 8, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
December 9, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
So. Middlebush and Amwell Road, Somerset, NJ
We are pleased to present this as a Christmas gift to our community. Come experience the story of Christ’s birth by seeing the manger scene with costumed characters and live animals and listening to Christmas carols.
See website for more info or call 732-873-2776.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
December 16, 2017 at 5pm and 7PM
300 Union Avenue in Somerville On the Church Lawn
This annual FREE event tells the traditional Christmas Story with actors, and live animals provided by Christy Farms and the Somerset County 4H Sheepfold Club. Audience members are invited to pet the animals after each performance and join us inside the church for hot chocolate and homemade cookies!
See website for more info or call 908-685-1660.
Colts Neck Community Church
December 16, 2017 at 5PM – 7PM
25 Merchants Way, Colts Neck, NJ
Remember the reason for the season this Christmas by witnessing a live, outdoor dramatization of the Christmas story! There will be two showings on the front lawn of the church with a brief intermission in between with special musical guests. The night will also feature a bonfire, petting zoo, live music, and sweet treats and warm refreshments at the Bethlehem Cafe! See the story of Jesus’ birth come to life in a new way that both children and adults will cherish on December 16th from 5:00-7:00pm.
RAIN OR SHINE OR SNOW.
This event is completely FREE to the community.
See website for schedule and more info.
Atlantic Highlands Navesink United Methodist Church
December 17, 2017 at 4PM – 6PM
96 3rd Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Live Nativity- All kids are encouraged to participate in the story of Christmas. All are welcome! Free Event – Hosted at the Atlantic Highlands UMC on the Lawn. Corner of Third and East Garfield
See website for more info.
(Photo credit: Belle Fourche United Methodist Church)