Things to Do in Summit, NJ

things-to-doLet the festivities begin! If you are looking for things to do in the surrounding areas of Summit, NJ, here are some things to check out:

Head to downtown Rahway on Friday, 11/25, from 12-6 pm for the 3rd annual Winter Wonderland. Among the many activities offered at this family-oriented event include outdoor ice skating, bon fires, carriage rides, and pictures with the big guy himself, Santa! Food and drinks are available. The evening concludes with an annual parade and tree lighting at 6 pm. This event is free!

Calling all history buffs who might be searching for things to do in the surrounding areas of Summit, NJ. The Morris County Historical Society’s Acorn Hall will be host to: Exhibition – Race to the Finish: Newspaper Coverage of Presidential Elections, 1789-2008. When visiting this exhibit, you will be exposed to campaign promises, electoral obstacles and more illustrated through newspaper headlines and articles. More than 20 US presidents and their rivals will be on display, with elections as early as George Washington and as recent as Barack Obama. Period clothing and campaign merchandise will also be on display. You can check out the exhibit on 11/27 from 1-4 pm.

Also featured in Acorn Hall will be a look at how Christmas was celebrated through the centuries. Experience Christmas from the past through nostalgic toys, photos, clothing and decorated trees. D├ęcor in the dining room, parlor, and library will showcase different periods in time. Viewing times are Wed/Thur from 11 am to 4 pm and Sunday from 1-4.

There are so many fabulous things offered in our area. To learn more about the Summit, NJ and surrounding areas, contact us for a free copy of our town snapshots. If you have any questions, or are thinking about buying a home in the area, I would love to arrange a showing for you at any of the wonderful homes for sale. You can reach me by phone at 973-637-0004 or via email at For more information, please be sure to visit my website at