This post has been updated for New Jersey weekend events February 24 & 25, 2018.
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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Most events listed below are free, but please check the links for more details. Registration may be required.
4 Great Local Weekend Events Happening All Weekend Long
- 19th Century Maps of Monmouth, Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold – Monmouth County – FREE
- Free Admission Weekend, Bergen County Zoo, Paramus – Bergen County – FREE
- Maple Sugaring Demonstrations, Great Swamp, Chatham – Morris County – $3
- Roller Skating, Convention Hall, Cape May – Cape May County – $5
6 Great Local Weekend Events Happening Saturday, February 24
- Robots!, Children’s Museum of Somerset County, Bridgewater – Somerset County – $3
- Saturday Stories with Special Lindenwold HS Step Team Performance, Voorhees Library, Voorhees – Camden County, FREE
- Spring Sports Expo, Jersey City Armory, Jersey City – Hudson County – FREE
- Kids Hour: Book Club, Apple Store, Freehold Raceway Mall, Freehold – Monmouth County – FREE
- Lunar New Year Party, Gloucester City Library, Gloucester City – Gloucester County – FREE
- Read Across America Craft Day, Mullica Hill Library, Mullica Hill – Atlantic County – FREE
Find more great family-friendly events happening this Saturday on our full New Jersey Calendar of Events.
5 Local Weekend Events Happening Sunday, February 25
- Jersey Shore Toy Show, South Wall Fire House, Wall Township – Monmouth County – FREE
- Maple Sugaring Fest, Reeves – Reed Arboretum, Summit – Union County – $3-$25
- Endangered Species Program, New Jersey Botanical Garden, Ringwood – Bergen County – FREE
- Presidents Day Celebration, East Jersey Old Towne Village, Piscataway – Middlesex County – FREE
- Family Show, Earth Moon & Sun, Edelman Planetarium, Glassboro – Gloucester County – $2
Find more great family-friendly events happening this Sunday on our full New Jersey Calendar of Events.
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