Winter Festival is a mega hit

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  Greg Marino/Sahara McKinley, 6, of Egg Harbor Township puts a little glitz on her new Santa hat. Greg Marino/Sahara McKinley, 6, of Egg Harbor Township puts a little glitz on her new Santa hat.

Event continues this weekend, Friday, Dec. 21-23 in EHT, light show runs through Sunday, Dec. 30

The Egg Harbor Township PAL Ready to Ride Center was transformed into Winter Festival 2012 Friday-Sunday, Dec. 14-16. Santa left his sleigh at the North Pole and arrived by dune buggy, and a spectacular light show set to music highlighted the event.  You have three more chances to check out the Winter Festival 6-9 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Dec. 21- 23. After Christmas, the light show still will be up and running from Friday- Sunday, Dec. 28-30 from 6-9 p.m. See www.ehtpal.org.

More pictures below:

Greg Marino/Frosty and Santa greet people next to the Mega Tree on their way into the Egg Harbor Township PAL Winter Festival. Greg Marino/Frosty and Santa greet people next to the Mega Tree on their way into the Egg Harbor Township PAL Winter Festival.

Greg Marino/Santa is riding in style this year in his new dune buggy, pulled by his trusty dirt bikes. Greg Marino/Santa is riding in style this year in his new dune buggy, pulled by his trusty dirt bikes.

Greg Marino/Jennifer Jones, 22 of Greenbank, and Kevin Uy, 14 of Egg Harbor Township, stay warm by the fire as they watch the dazzling Mega Tree light show. Greg Marino/Jennifer Jones, 22 of Greenbank, and Kevin Uy, 14 of Egg Harbor Township, stay warm by the fire as they watch the dazzling Mega Tree light show.

Greg Marino/Bill Napier shows R.J. Ferretti, 6, of Egg Harbor Township how to toast the perfect marshmallow. Greg Marino/Bill Napier shows R.J. Ferretti, 6, of Egg Harbor Township how to toast the perfect marshmallow.

Greg Marino/Yarisca Figueroa, and Shauna and Martha Anderson-Bert keep warm with some hot chocolate on their way in to the Winter Festival. Greg Marino/Yarisca Figueroa, and Shauna and Martha Anderson-Bert keep warm with some hot chocolate on their way in to the Winter Festival.

Greg Marino/The stunning new Mega Tree is the newest addition to this year’s Egg Harbor Township PAL Winter Festival. Greg Marino/The stunning new Mega Tree is the newest addition to this year’s Egg Harbor Township PAL Winter Festival.

Greg Marino/Desiree and Justin Moore, 6, of Egg Harbor Township smile as they sit down with Santa. Greg Marino/Desiree and Justin Moore, 6, of Egg Harbor Township smile as they sit down with Santa.

Greg Marino/Madeline Rowe, 8, of Northfield smiles for the camera with St. Nick. Greg Marino/Madeline Rowe, 8, of Northfield smiles for the camera with St. Nick.

Greg Marino/Hailey Rickets, 6, of Egg Harbor Township, and Dayana Brown, 8, of Philadelphia get ready to tell Santa what they want for Christmas. Greg Marino/Hailey Rickets, 6, of Egg Harbor Township, and Dayana Brown, 8, of Philadelphia get ready to tell Santa what they want for Christmas.

Greg Marino/Nabila Sudha, 14, and Bry Eribal, 14, both of Egg Harbor Township help festival-goers beat the cold by selling s’mores and hot chocolate. Greg Marino/Nabila Sudha, 14, and Bry Eribal, 14, both of Egg Harbor Township help festival-goers beat the cold by selling s’mores and hot chocolate.


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