Are there any small cities or large towns within a three hour drive of Atlantic City, NJ that go all out during the Christmas season? Specifically: organized public holiday decorations and displays, Christmas music in public areas(live or piped through a sound system), public events, people in costume, etc.

I visited Bethlehem, PA last year and it was incredible.

I visited Philadelphia, PA the year before and was disappointed.

Thank you.

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    Baltimore. Head over to the Hamden neighborhood for spectacular Christmas lights. It's legit. – Roddy of the Frozen Peas Nov 15 '18 at 19:00
  • This is far, far too broad to be answerable; the swath of the country you want suggestions from covers hundreds of municipalities, tens of thousands of square miles, and millions of people. Philadelphia as a whole won't have a big Christmas or winter celebration—it's too large and too diverse—but individual neighborhoods will; if you couldn't find Christmas there, you weren't looking in the right place. – choster Nov 15 '18 at 19:59
  • Edited PA to East or Central PA, this narrows it down to less than a three hour drive, perfect for a day trip or overnight stay. The vast number of municipalities in this area is exactly the reason I need suggestions. I don't have time to search a thousand municipal and county websites. – Airport Chariot Car and Limo Nov 15 '18 at 20:49
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    @choster I disagree, If I had come across this question, I would have given Bethlehem, Pa as my answer and listed the reasons why. But I have already done that city and am looking for another one. Also, my question didn't ask for the best city or town, so a person could answer if they live near or have visited a location that met my parameters. – Airport Chariot Car and Limo Nov 16 '18 at 0:08
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    The on topic questions are about specific attractions (entry fees, how to get there, stuff like that). The off topic and closed questions are asking "what is there to see". – Roddy of the Frozen Peas Nov 16 '18 at 4:06

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