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Ocean City Farmers Market

Ocean City Tabernacle 550 Wesley Avenue, Ocean City, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Ocean City, New Jersey.   Farmers Market Every Wednesday starting June 30th through September 29th - Tabernacle Grounds. Crafters in the street at 6th & Asbury Ave.   When is the Farmers Market? Every Wednesday starting June 30, 2021 - September 29, 2021.   Where is the Farmers Market?...

Free
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Family Photo Scavenger Hunt at Haggerty Education Center

Frelinghuysen Arboretum 353 Hanover Ave, Morristown, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Morris Township, New Jersey.   Family Photo Scavenger Hunt Family fun!   When is the Family Photo Scavenger Hunt? Daily from 8:00am - 8:00pm   Where is the Family Photo Scavenger Hunt? The event will be held at The Frelinghusyen Arboretum.     Family Photo Scavenger Hunt Activities August:...

$10
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Burlington County Music in the Park

Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton 803 Smithville Road, Eastampton, NJ

Here's more fun things to do in Burlington County, New Jersey.   Music in the Park Music in the Park returns on the first day of Fall! Oliver Dagum kicks off this wonderful series and we can't wait!     2021 Burlington County Concerts Schedule September 22, 2021 at 3:00pm - Oliver Dagum September 24,...

Free

Fall Equinox Walk at Sandy Hook

American Littoral Society Building 18 Hartshorne Dr, Highlands, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Highlands, New Jersey.   Fall Equinox Walk Called the equinox because it’s one of two days in the year when daylight and darkness agree to equally share the 24 hours in a day. Truth or myth - you can balance a raw egg on its end. Not sure, but...

Free
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Lodi Concert Series at Memorial Park

Ampitheater- Lodi 1 Memorial Dr, Lodi, NJ

Here's more fun things to do in Lodi, New Jersey.   Concerts in the Park   Summer Concerts in Lodi are back for Summer 2021 Borough of Lodi is happy to announce that Concerts in the Park are back! Bring a lawn chair or blanket.     2021 Lodi Summer Concerts Schedule July 16, 2021...

Free
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Family Photo Scavenger Hunt at Haggerty Education Center

Frelinghuysen Arboretum 353 Hanover Ave, Morristown, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Morris Township, New Jersey.   Family Photo Scavenger Hunt Family fun!   When is the Family Photo Scavenger Hunt? Daily from 8:00am - 8:00pm   Where is the Family Photo Scavenger Hunt? The event will be held at The Frelinghusyen Arboretum.     Family Photo Scavenger Hunt Activities August:...

$10
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Hikes at Cheesequake State Park

Cheesequake State Park 300 Gordon Road, Matawan, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Matawan, New Jersey.   Guided Nature Hike 1-to-2-mile guided hike. For ages 8 and older.   When are the Guided Nature Hikes? Thursday, September 9 - 12:30pm - 1:45pm Thursday, September 16 - 10:00am - 11:15am Thursday, September 23 - 10:00am - 11:15am Saturday, September 25 - 10:00am -...

Free
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Pick Your Own at Ward’s Farm in Mannington Township

Ward's Farm 120 Bassett Rd, Mannington, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Mannington Township, New Jersey.   Pick Your Own events Visit Ward's Farm NJ for our ‘Pick Your Own’ events on over 10 acres of Sunflowers, Pumpkins, Cut Flowers and a Hay-Wagon Ride!   When are the Pick Your Own events? Pick Your Own events will be held on Thursday,...

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Deptford Mall Kids Events in Deptford

Deptford Mall 1750 Deptford Center Road, Deptford, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Deptford, New Jersey.   Throughout the year Deptford Mall holds several kids events: Philadelphia Flyers Nights, Sixers Family Fun Day, Phillies Family Day, Halloween Crafts, Santa Celebrations, Shows, and more. Learn about them below.    Deptford Mall Kids Mini Theater Show Deptford Mall invites you to enjoy an in-person...

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Deptford Mall Kids Events in Deptford

Deptford Mall 1750 Deptford Center Road, Deptford, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Deptford, New Jersey.   Throughout the year Deptford Mall holds several kids events: Philadelphia Flyers Nights, Sixers Family Fun Day, Phillies Family Day, Halloween Crafts, Santa Celebrations, Shows, and more. Learn about them below.    Deptford Mall Kids Mini Theater Show Deptford Mall invites you to enjoy an in-person...

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Deptford Mall Kids Events in Deptford

Deptford Mall 1750 Deptford Center Road, Deptford, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Deptford, New Jersey.   Throughout the year Deptford Mall holds several kids events: Philadelphia Flyers Nights, Sixers Family Fun Day, Phillies Family Day, Halloween Crafts, Santa Celebrations, Shows, and more. Learn about them below.    Deptford Mall Kids Mini Theater Show Deptford Mall invites you to enjoy an in-person...

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Downtown Freehold Concerts at The Hall of Records

Downtown Freehold Freehold, NJ

Here's more fun things to do in Freehold, New Jersey.   Fall Concert Series   Fall Concerts in Freehold are back for 2021 Fall evenings in Downtown Freehold are the perfect time of year for upbeat and entertaining music. The Downtown Freehold Fall Concert Series, produced in association with our generous sponsors OceanFirst Bank and...

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Irish Fall Festival in Wildwood

Old New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood Old New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Wildwood, New Jersey.   Irish Fall Festival The largest Irish Festival on the East Coast celebrating Irish heritage with dancing, music, food and craft vendors. Held along Olde New Jersey Avenue and surrounding pubs in North Wildwood - Bus service is available throughout the event dates.     When...

Free
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Family Photo Scavenger Hunt at Haggerty Education Center

Frelinghuysen Arboretum 353 Hanover Ave, Morristown, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Morris Township, New Jersey.   Family Photo Scavenger Hunt Family fun!   When is the Family Photo Scavenger Hunt? Daily from 8:00am - 8:00pm   Where is the Family Photo Scavenger Hunt? The event will be held at The Frelinghusyen Arboretum.     Family Photo Scavenger Hunt Activities August:...

$10
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Monarch Tagging Demo in Cape May Point State Park

Cape May Bird Observatory 701 East Lake Drive, Cape May Point, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Cape May Point, New Jersey.   Monarch Tagging Demo Join the Monarch Monitoring Project team and learn about the Monarch butterflies that migrate through Cape May. After the talk, watch as small tags are affixed to Monarchs to track their migration. You'll learn how you can help with Monarch...

Free
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Storytime at High Point State Park

High Point State Park 1480 NJ-23, Sussex, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Wantage, New Jersey.   Storytime at High Point State Park A Sense of Fall on 9/17/21: Join the Park Naturalist outside for an autumn themed story (or two) and then explore the park using your senses to search for signs of fall. We will meet outside the Interpretive Center....

Free
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Friday Storytime at Hoboken Historical Museum

Hoboken Historical Museum 1301 Hudson St, Hoboken, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Hoboken, New Jersey.   Friday Storytime at the Museum Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers every Friday at 10:30 am and at 11:15 am. This program is supported by our family sponsor, Macy’s. Launched...

$5
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Greek Festival at Saint Barbara in Toms River

Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church 2200 Church Rd, Toms River, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Toms River, New Jersey.   Saint Barbara Greek Festival Back and in person for 2021!   When is the Saint Barbara Greek Festival? Friday, September 24, 2021 - Sunday, September 26, 2021 Friday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm   Where is the Toms...

$2
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Burlington County Music in the Park

Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton 803 Smithville Road, Eastampton, NJ

Here's more fun things to do in Burlington County, New Jersey.   Music in the Park Music in the Park returns on the first day of Fall! Oliver Dagum kicks off this wonderful series and we can't wait!     2021 Burlington County Concerts Schedule September 22, 2021 at 3:00pm - Oliver Dagum September 24,...

Free
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AsburyFest in Asbury Park

Bradley Park Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Asbury Park, New Jersey.   AsburyFest Fun for everyone!   When is AsburyFest? Friday, September 24, 2021 - Sunday, September 26, 2021 Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm   Where is the Asbury Park AsburyFest? The event will be held across from Convention...

Free
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Multicultural Festival in Rutherford

Lincoln Park - Rutherford Rutherford, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Rutherford, New Jersey.   Multicultural Festival The 2021 Multicultural Festival presented by the Rutherford Civil Rights Commission is back! Bring your own chairs and enjoy the entertainment. Due to Covid, vendors will not be participating this year.   When is the Multicultural Festival? Friday, September 24, 2021 at 5:00pm...

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Fall Festival and Fireworks in Hardyston

Wheatsworth Road Park Wheatsworth Road, Hardyston, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Hardyston, New Jersey.   Fall Family Festival Join for the family fun!   When is the Fall Family Festival? Friday, September 24, 2021 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 12:00pm - 4:00pm     Where is the Hardyston Fall Family Festival? The event will be held...

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Edelman Planetarium Shows in Glassboro – Laser Floyd: The Wall

Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ

Here's more fun things to do in Glassboro, New Jersey.   Laser Floyd - The Wall Edelman Planetarium's laser light shows combine music from your favorite bands with stunning and immersive laser imagery. In The Flesh? The Thin Ice Another Brick in the Wall (Pt. 1) The Happiest Days of Our Lives Another Brick in...

$3 – $5

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