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We love sharing with families fun things to do in NJ especially when it comes to events in New Jersey. 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.

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Olde Time Antiques, Crafts, and Collectibles Faire

Ocean County Historical Society 26 Hadley Avenue, Toms River

Olde Time Antiques, Crafts, and Collectibles Faire.  9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Over 50 vendors, plus live music, food trucks, historical reenactors, classic cars, antique engines and more.


Meet the Author at The Little Point Bookshop in Point Pleasant

The Little Point Bookshop 629 1/2 Arnold Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach

Meet the Author: Annie Silvestro Celebrate the end of summer and get the littles ready to go back to school with Annie Silvestro and Bunny's Book Club!


Bradley Beach Labor Day LobsterFest

Bradley Beach LobsterFest 500 Ocean Ave, Bradley Beach

Bradley Beach Labor Day LobsterFest! August 31 & September 1 Hours: 11 am - 8 pm Free event! 6 bands and emcee/DJ playing requests Over 180 craft and specialty vendors...


Labor Day Family Event Bass Pro Shops Atlantic City

Bass Pro Shops 30 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Atlantic City

  LABOR DAY WEEKEND FAMILY EVENT 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Saturday Noon-5pm come get your free photo download with a red white and blue background. Kids get your face painted (1pm-4pm),...


Night Prowl at Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach Plaza NJ

Explore the Sandy Hook Holly Forest on this sensory led tour with a ranger. Family fun for everyone!  Bring insect repellant, flashlight, and wear comfortable walking shoes. Free! Reservations Required:...


Crestwood Lake Movie Night

Crestwood Lake West Crescent Ave, Allendale

August 31st Movie starts around dusk (8:30) Movie is TBD


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