Calendar of New Jersey Events

New Jersey is a great place to take in some FREE or low cost family activities. If you are looking for things to do in New Jersey today or in the days ahead, just take a look at our Calendar of New Jersey events. Follow the links below for more information on these New Jersey events and events in the surrounding area that we think your family will enjoy.

 

We love sharing with families fun things to do in NJ and we would be thrilled to let our readers know about your events in New Jersey. Don’t you want families to know about your events in NJ? For information on having your event listed and advertised on the Jersey Family Fun Calendar of New Jersey Events, please visit our event submission directions.

 

Here’s how best to use this Calendar of New Jersey Events

  • Click on the + sign for an event to get more brief details about the event.
  • Clicking on the read more link will take you to a blog post with more information about the event.
  • You can use the drop down menus under categories or tags to find events by the type of event or the county of the event’s location. Underneath the Calendar of New Jersey Events, you can subscribe to the calendar in a number of ways.
  • You can use the arrows at the top and bottom of the calendar to scroll to the previous listings or the next set of listing of New Jersey events.

 

After visiting our calendar you can find more great free things to do in New Jersey and free places to go in New Jersey in this Jersey Family Fun blog post, FREE Places to Go in New Jersey.

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Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Bergen County Zoo
The Zoo is opened seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. **Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm – those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm**...
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Palisades Community Center
Palisades Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market: Serving Bergen and Rockland Counties for 9 years! Housed in a charming historic schoolhouse, the Palisades Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market has everything you need to make delicious seasonal meals. Every...
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Bergen County Zoo
The Zoo is opened seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. **Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm – those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm**...
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am Wyckoff YMCA
Healthy living and wellness are at the forefront of the Y’s mission. We believe kids should gather together and enjoy a day of family exercise, games, and nutrition education. FREE
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Bogota Library
NJ MAKERS DAY- Power Rangers Edition!! 3/25/2017 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Bogota Registration is open IT’S POWER RANGERS MAKERS DAY WITH ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES! GO GO POWER RANGERS!! Arts, science, robotics, and more!...
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Michaels Craft Stores
Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on...
Mar 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Your Local Barnes & Noble
  Mighty, Mighty Construction Site Storytime Saturday February 18, 2017 11:00 AM All of our favorite trucks are back on the construction site – this time with a focus on team-building, friendship and working together!...
Mar 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Lakeshore Learning
Come drop in on Saturdays for Lakeshore Learning Stores FREE crafts.     One of our favorite educational stores is Lakeshore Learning. The crafts are for children 3 and up but younger kids can easily...
Mar 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Worth-Pinkham Library
Makers Day Build It Challenge 3/25/2017 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Ho-Ho-Kus Children’s Room Registration is open For grades K – 2 / families. Build structures out of candy and other items! Please register either...
Mar 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Abmas Farm
Saturday, March 25 from 11am-3pm Stop by our Market between the hours of 11am – 3pm and plant a beautiful flower to take home. This will brighten up your day and your home! Cost: $5 per flower planted...
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Toys R Us
  Find a store near you: http://www.toysrus.com/shop/?categoryId=4311963   Make and Take a Lego Lumiere! **Excludes Toys”R”Us Express and Outlet locations. Event intended for ages 6-up. Parental supervision required at all times for minors. All giveaways and...
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm New York Society of Model Engineers
The New York Society of Model Engineers is hosting their Spring Open House and Exhibition – Featuring Thomas and Friends. Located at 341 Hoboken Road in Carlstadt, NJ the New York Society of Model Engineers...
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Bergen County Zoo
The Zoo is opened seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. **Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm – those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm**...
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Bergenfield Public Library
” Flavian – The Mind-Reading Game Show” – Family entertainment fun Sunday, March 26, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Bergenfield Friends Meeting Room For more information click here
Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm New York Society of Model Engineers
The New York Society of Model Engineers is hosting their Spring Open House and Exhibition – Featuring Thomas and Friends. Located at 341 Hoboken Road in Carlstadt, NJ the New York Society of Model Engineers...
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Wakelee Field
March 26th: Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny! 2 pm in the Imaginative Playground in Wakelee Field. Bring your toddlers through 4th graders for some yummy fun and great photo ops. Rain date April...
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm Wyckoff Library
Actor/magician Robert Aberdeen delights audiences of all ages with his sleight-of-hand. Performances include audience participation. For more info visit Stages Festival’s website.
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Bergen County Zoo
The Zoo is opened seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. **Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm – those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm**...
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Bergen County Zoo
Come to the Education Center classroom to play with our animal themed toys and interact At 11:00 meet a different animal each week.  
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Bergen County Zoo
The Zoo is opened seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. **Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm – those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm**...
Mar 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am Your Local Pottery Barn Kids
Join us each week as we read aloud from some of your favorite story books.     Pottery Barn Kids NJ locations are: PRINCETON MARKET FAIR 3535 US-1 Princeton, NJ 08540   PROMENADE AT SAGEMORE...
Mar 28 @ 11:30 am Emerson Library
Songs, dance and stuffed animals with Miss Victoria.
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Shoprite
Kid’s Kitchen: Ages 2-5, 4-5pm Call 201-638-8514 to Register
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Bergen County Zoo
The Zoo is opened seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. **Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm – those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm**...
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Barnes and Noble
11:00 AM Join us every Wednesday at 11am for a special Storytime with a fun-filled activity or craft in the Children’s Department.
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm William D. McDowell Observatory
Open Public Viewing Nights Observatory’s 20-inch, research-grade telescope is open to the public free of charge on Wednesday evenings. The focus of each session depends on observing conditions, so check this website often for details...
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Bergen County Zoo
The Zoo is opened seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. **Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm – those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm**...
Mar 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Books and Greetings
The plot thickens in this New York Times-bestselling sequel to Bad Magic. Some people have all the luck. Unfortunately, Clay isn’t one of them: He’s the only camper at Earth Ranch without a magical talent. As if...
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Bergen County Zoo
The Zoo is opened seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. **Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm – those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm**...
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am Pulis Field
Franklin Lakes Egg Hunt Saturday, April 1 at 9:00 AM Join us for an Egg Hunt hosted by the Borough of Franklin Lakes at the Pulis Avenue Field. Coffee and donuts will be served. Remember to...