This post has been updated for New Jersey weekend events May 27 & 28, 2017.
Here are our picks for the best local weekend events in New Jersey & the Philadelphia area, most of which are FREE or almost free!
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- Rides and Attractions open 10 AM – 11 PM Saturday, 10 AM – 9 PM Sunday
Most events listed below are free, but please check the links for more details. Registration may be required.
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2 Great Local Weekend Events Happening All Weekend Long
- Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival, Monmouth Park Racetrack, Oceanport – Monmouth County – $5
- Memorial Day Festival, Bradley Beach – Monmouth County – FREE
7 Great Local Weekend Events Happening Saturday, May 27
- Perth Amboy Greek Festival, St. Demetrios, Perth Amboy – Middlesex County – FREE
- Free Paddle Day, Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve, Franklin Lakes – Bergen County – FREE
- Bike to BBQ, Kittatiny State Park, Newton – Sussex County – $5 adults $3 children
- Tractor Pull, County Fairgrounds, Columbus – Burlington County – FREE
- Back to the Future Day, Park Bakery, Seaside Park – Ocean County – FREE
- Soldier’s Encampment, Princeton Battlefield State Park, Princeton – Mercer County – FREE
- Magic Show, Convention Hall, Cape May – Cape May County – FREE
Find more great family-friendly events happening this Saturday on our full New Jersey Calendar of Events.
6 Local Weekend Events Happening Sunday, May 28
- Memorial Day Concert & Fireworks, Squan Plaza, Manasquan – Monmouth County – FREE
- Concert on the Beach, Newport Beach Pavilion, Ventnor – Atlantic County – FREE
- Proprietary House Tours, Perth Amboy – Middlesex County -FREE
- Memorial Day Parade, Delanco – Burlington County – FREE
- Memorial Day Parade, Felician College, Lodi – Bergen County – FREE
- Memorial Day Parade, Edison – Middlesex County – FREE
Find more great family-friendly events happening this Sunday on our full New Jersey Calendar of Events.
Looking for more fun things to do with your family this weekend? Visit these areas of Jersey Family Fun.
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