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Dreamland at American Dream

November 18, 2022 @ 11:00 am - December 31, 2022 @ 9:00 pm

blue web hero image with background of stars and text "Tis the season of Dreamland, Feel the Joy, share the love, dream big!, November 18th - December 31st"

Holiday Shopping and Events at American Dream

Dream big with one-of-a-kind attractions and the best shopping this side of the North Pole. Experience Dreamland at American Dream starting November 18th.





Get in the holiday spirit with Nick the Halls at Nickelodeon Universe! Create endless holiday memories for all with Santa SpongeBob greeting families and bringing holiday cheer. Be sure to stop by the Elf Workshop for holiday magic where elves can help you write a letter to Santa, decorate ornaments, and create festive crafts.

Dates: Daily beginning November 25

Location: Nickelodeon Universe



Get on Santa Shrek’s nice list and come celebrate the holiday season at DreamWorks Water Park! Everyone’s favorite Ogre will be decked out in Santa gear, ready for a photo op with the entire family.

Dates: Daily beginning November 25

Location: DreamWorks Water Park


–      GEOFFREY’S EXPRESS – Brand new attraction!

Guests of all ages are able to enjoy a train ride through American Dream on Geoffrey’s Express! Geoffrey’s Express is a year-round attraction where visitors can now ride the train, all while hearing fun facts about American Dream and Toys”R”Us from a special conductor.

Dates: Beginning November 17

Location: Toys”R”Us (Parks Court, Levels 2y



The Rink gets in the holiday spirit with festive, themed nights all month long. American Dream invites guests to come skate with Santa and his helpers on its NHL regulation sized ice rink. Guests are also invited to wear their ugliest sweaters!

Dates: Select dates from November 18 to December 23

Location: The Rink





To celebrate Chanukah, American Dream will be hosting a nightly lighting of American Dream’s 30’ x 30’ menorah, designed by New Jersey native and famed interior designer— Jonathan Adler.

Dates: Nightly from December 18 to December 26

Location: Court A



American Dream will welcome local bands, artists and performers to take center stage all season.

Dates: Select dates from November 25 to December 24

Location: Court A



Everyone’s favorite candy cane chute is back! American Dream is re-introducing its double-decker candy chute where American Dream elves will drop candy canes to guests as a DJ spins holiday tunes.

Dates: Select dates from November 25 to December 23

Location: Court C



The Avenue at American Dream will have its own holiday experience featuring Brunch with Santa at Carpaccio – a fine-dining Italian restaurant. The Avenue is sure to be merry and bright with festive décor perfect for holiday photos and Instagram-worthy shots.

Dates: Select dates from November 26 to December 23

Location: The Avenue





American Dream will reward its early bird guests with doorbusters and exclusive giveaways for the first 500 guests, including tickets to American Dream’s attractions and surprises from retail partners. American Dream will also be offering a “buy one get one” gift card promo. For every $150 American Dream gift card purchase, guests will receive a FREE $25 American Dream gift card.

Date: November 25 at 7am

Location: Court A



For 96 hours only, American Dream will offer 50% off the digital purchase of tickets to select American Dream attractions (with code BFDream).

Date: November 25 – November 28

Location: https://www.americandream.com (ONLINE ONLY)


For additional information on American Dream’s holiday festivities, visit: https://americandream.com/holiday-season.



November 18, 2022 @ 11:00 am
December 31, 2022 @ 9:00 pm

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