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Canceled Fall Festival in Buena Vista Township

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This event is cancelled for 2021...     Here are more fun activities in Buena Vista Township, New Jersey.   Fall Festival     When is the Fall Festival? Saturday, …

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Irish Fall Festival in Wildwood

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

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 …

Free
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Kites at the Pier Festival in Long Branch

Pier Village Long Branch

Here are more fun activities in Long Branch, New Jersey.   Kites at the Pier Festival The Pier Village Annual Kite Festival will feature kite flyers from all areas of …

Free

Fall Festival at Stella Farms in Berlin

Stella Farms 459 Freedom Rd, Berlin

Here are more fun activities in Berlin, New Jersey.   Stella Farms Fall Festival This year our family has decided to celebrate the beginning of fall and our 100th year …

Free

Seafarers Celebration in Wildwood Crest

Centennial Park in Wildwood Crest Ocean Ave and E Fern Rd, Wildwood Crest

Here are more fun activities in Wildwood Crest, New Jersey.   Seafarers Celebration Massive street festival with fun for the whole family!   When is the Seafarers Celebration? Saturday, September …

Free
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Monarch Tagging Demo in Cape May Point State Park

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

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 …

Free
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Nature Walks at Parvin State Park

Parvin State Park 789 Parvin Mill Rd, Centerton

Here are more fun activities in Pittsgrove, New Jersey.   Nature Walks at Parvin State Park Thundergust Lake is an important habitat for many species at Parvin! How do these …

Free
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Asbury Park Farmers Market

Asbury Fresh Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park

Here are more fun activities in Asbury, New Jersey.   Asbury Fresh Farmers & Makers Market Back in Kennedy Park for another year of our outdoor Farmers and Makers Markets! …

Free

Blueberry Crossing Fall Fest in Hammonton

Blueberry Crossing in Hammonton 240 S White Horse Pike, Hammonton

Here are more fun activities in Hammonton, New Jersey.   Eighth Annual Blueberry Crossing Fall Fest Join the businesses of Blueberry Crossing for a fun day for the whole family! …

Free

Fall Craft Fair in Manasquan

Squan Plaza Manasquan

Here are more fun activities in Manasquan, New Jersey.   Fall Craft Fair   When is the Fall Craft Fair? Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 10:00am - 4:00pm No rain …

Free

Fall Festival in Westville

Broadway - Westville, NJ Westville

Here are more fun activities in Westville, New Jersey.   Fall Festival Fun for the whole family!   When is the Fall Festival? Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 10:00am - …

Free

Manasquan Fall Festival

Squan Plaza Manasquan

Here are more fun activities in Manasquan, New Jersey.   Manasquan Fall Festival     When is the Manasquan Fall Festival? Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 10:00am - 4:00pm The …

Free
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Demonstrations at Howell Living History Farm

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville

Here are more fun activities in Lambertville, New Jersey.   Demonstrations at Howell Living History Farm   When are the Demonstrations? Saturdays from 10:00am - 4:00pm   Where are the …

Free

Fall Festival in Woodstown

Woodstown Woodstown

Here are more fun activities in Woodstown, New Jersey.   17th Annual Fall Festival Each year in September, Woodstown's historic downtown shopping district comes alive; scarecrows by the dozens keep …

Free

Harvest Fest in Evesham

Main Street in Marlton, between Maple Avenue and S. Locust Avenue Marlton

Here are more fun activities in Evesham, New Jersey.   Evesham Harvest Fest Join us for yet another year of fun at the Evesham Harvest Fest!   When is the …

Free

Fall Festival in Downtown Clifton

Main Ave Clifton

Here are more fun activities in Clifton, New Jersey.   Fall Festival Fun for the whole family!   When is the Fall Festival? Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 11:00am - …

Free

Fall Family Festival in Roseland

Essex County Environmental Center 621-B Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland

Here are more fun activities in Roseland, New Jersey.   17th Annual Fall Family Festival Come celebrate the autumn equinox at the Environmental Center!   When is the 17th Annual …

Free

Hispanic Heritage Celebration in Metuchen

Downtown Metuchen Metuchen

Here are more fun activities in Metuchen, New Jersey.   Hispanic Heritage Celebration We’re excited to invite you to join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a special Downtown …

Free

Fall Festival in Point Pleasant Borough

Community Park in Point Pleasant 2233 Bridge Ave, Point Pleasant

Here are more fun activities in Point Pleasant, New Jersey.   Point Pleasant Borough Fall Fest The Point Pleasant Chamber is excited to announce, Borough Fall Fest!   When is …

Free

RiverFest in Bound Brook

Bound Brook Bound Brook

Here are more fun activities in Bound Brook, New Jersey.   RiverFest Street Fair Hosted by the Bound Brook Revitalization Partnership with the cooperation of the Borough of Bound Brook, …

Free

Celebrate the Anniversary of North Arlington

North Arlington Borough Hall 214 Ridge Road, North Arlington

Here are more fun activities in North Arlington, New Jersey.   Celebrate North Arlington Come join your friends and neighbors on September 25, 2021 as the community comes together to …

Free

Food Truck and Music Festival in Hopatcong

Hilltop Field 32 Lakeside Blvd, Hopatcong

Here are more fun activities in Hopatcong, New Jersey.   Food Truck and Music Festival The Food Trucks are rolling into Hopatcong Borough. Food! Music! Fun! It’s a fun filled …

Free

Branchburg Country Fair

White Oak Park 200 Braid Road, Branchburg

Here are more fun activities in BBranchburg, New Jersey.   The Branchburg Country Fair Come For Fun, Family, Food, Community & Fireworks!   When is the The Branchburg Country Fair? …

Free

Family Fun Day in Little Ferry

Liberty Street- Little Ferry 215 Liberty Street, Little Ferry

Here are more fun activities in Little Ferry, New Jersey.   Family Fun Day Overview   When is the Little Ferry Family Fun Day? Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 11:00am …

Free
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AsburyFest in Asbury Park

Bradley Park Ocean Ave, Asbury Park

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 …

Free

Fall Family Festival in Edison

Amboy Avenue, Edison 1011 Amboy Avenue, Edison

Here are more fun activities in Edison, New Jersey.   Fall Family Spectacular Edison’s Fall Family Spectacular is hosted by the Township of Edison and the Edison Recreation Department. Held …

Free

Fall Festival at Petruska Park in Paramus

Petruska Park 475 North Fairview Ave, Paramus

Our Annual Fall Festival will be Saturday, September 25th, 12:00PM- 3:00PM at Petruska Park!

Free

Food Truck Festival in Mount Laurel

Laurel Acres Park 1045 S. Church Street, Mount Laurel

Here are more fun activities in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.   Mount Laurel's Food Truck Festival The first annual food truck festival will be held on Saturday, September 25th!   …

Free
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Fall Festival and Fireworks in Hardyston

Wheatsworth Road Park Wheatsworth Road, Hardyston

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 …

Free

Community Day in West Windsor

Duck Pond Park - West Windsor Meadow Road, West Windsor

Here are more fun activities in West Windsor, New Jersey.   West Windsor Community Day A day where family, friends and neighbors will celebrate the unity and diversity of West …

Free

Italian Festival in Spring Lake

Spring Lake, NJ Spring Lake, NJ

Bring the entire family for a day filled with music, dancing, food, wine and fun!

Free

Harvest Festival in Tewksbury

Christie Hoffman Farm Park 108 Fairmount Road West, Calfion

Here are more fun activities in Tewksbury, New Jersey.   Tewksbury Harvest Festival We are so pleased to announce we are back for a live event this year!   When …

$20

Franklin Lakes Day

Franklin Lakes 480 DeKorte Dr, Franklin Lakes

Here are more fun activities in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.   Franklin Lakes Day We are excited to announce that Franklin Lakes Day is happening!   When is Franklin Lakes …

Free

Fall Festival in Old Bridge

Old Bridge Municipal Complex Old Bridge

OBLL Fall Festival Saturday, September 25, 2021 ~ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Location: The event will be held at the Old Bridge Municipal Complex.   OBLL Fall Festival Activities …

Free

Arts Festival in Roselle Park

Chestnut Street - Roselle Park Chestnut Street, Roselle Park

Here are more fun activities in Roselle Park, New Jersey.   2021 Roselle Park Art Festival The Roselle Park art festival returns on Saturday, September 25th with local, regional and …

Free

Food Truck Festival in Little Falls

Yogi Berra Stadium 27 Clove Road, Little Falls

Here are more fun activities in Little Falls, New Jersey.   Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival Our Food Truck and Craft Beer Fest makes its grand comeback, this Fall …

Free
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Oktoberfest in Hackettstown

Main Street - Hackettstown Main St, Hackettstown

Here are more fun activities in Hackettstown, New Jersey.   Hackettstown Oktoberfest Join us as we celebrate the 5th annual Hackettstown Oktoberfest!   When is the Hackettstown Oktoberfest? Saturday, September …

Free

Mahwah Day

Comodore Perry Field 70 E Ramapo Ave, Mahwah

Here are more fun activities in Mahwah, New Jersey.   Mahwah Day   When is Mahwah Day? Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 12:00pm - 9:00pm No rain date information has …

Free
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Greek Festival at Saint Barbara in Toms River

Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church 2200 Church Rd, Toms River

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, …

$2
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Burlington County Music in the Park

Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton 803 Smithville Road, Eastampton

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 …

Free
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Jersey City Concerts at McGinley Square

McGinley Square - Jersey City Bergen Ave and Montgomery Street, Jersey City

Here's more fun things to do in Jersey City, New Jersey.   McGinley Square Live Music Series McGinley Square Special Improvement District presents a Live Music Series     2021 …

Free

Fall Festival in Lebanon

Memorial Park - Lebanon Lebanon

Here are more fun activities in Lebanon, New Jersey.   Fall Fest Community Fun Day!   When is the Fall Fest? Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 1:00pm - 6:00pm This …

Free
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Multicultural Festival in Rutherford

Lincoln Park - Rutherford Rutherford

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 …

Free
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Cedar Bridge Historical Nature Walks in Barnegat

Cedar Bridge Tavern 200 Old Halfway Rd, Barnegat

Here are more fun activities in Barnegat, New Jersey.   Cedar Bridge Historical Nature Walks Step back in time and walk the Cedar Bridge grounds with parks staff. Each stop …

Free

The Cashore Marionettes: Simple Gifts at Rowan University

Rowan University College of Performing Arts 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro

Here are more fun activities in Glassboro, New Jersey.   The Cashore Marionettes: Simple Gifts Rowan University’s Marie Rader Presenting Series Fall Family Pass welcomes the internationally-acclaimed Cashore Marionettes, as …

Free – $20

Irish Festival in South Amboy

Raritan Bay Waterfront Park O’Leary Boulevard, South Amboy

Here are more fun activities in South Amboy, New Jersey.   1st Annual Irish Festival Come down for a FUN filled day at the Irish Festival! Irish Step Dancers, Live …

Free

Food Truck Festival in Galloway

Galloway Municipal Complex 300 W Jimmie Leeds Rd, Galloway

Here are more fun activities in Galloway, New Jersey.   Galloway End of Summer Bash & Food Truck Festival It's time to get excited! The Galloway Twp End of Summer …

Free

Woodland Park Day

Memorial Field-Woodland Park 15 Memorial Drive, Woodland Park

Here are more fun activities in Woodland Park, New Jersey.   Woodland Park Day A day of family fun!   When is Woodland Park Day? Saturday, September 25, 2021 from …

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Edelman Planetarium Shows in Glassboro – Birth of Planet Earth

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

Here's more fun things to do in Glassboro, New Jersey.   Birth of Planet Earth Discover the twisted tale of our planet's origins. Scientists now believe that our galaxy is …

$3 – $5

Free Drive In Movies in Gloucester Township

Camden County College 200 College Dr, Blackwood

Here's more fun things to do in Gloucester Township, New Jersey.   4th Annual Drive In Movie   Drive In Movies in Gloucester Township are back Mayor David R. Mayer …

Free
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Somerville Summer Concerts at Somerville Stage

Somerville's Summer Stage Division Street, Somerville

Here's more fun things to do in Somerville, New Jersey.   Somerville Summer Stage   Summer Concerts in Somerville are back for Summer 2021 Summer Stage is coming BACK! They …

Free
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South Orange Concerts

Sloan Street Parking Lot 12 Sloan Street, South Orange

Here's more fun things to do in South Orange, New Jersey.   Summer Saturdays   Summer Concerts in South Orange are back for Summer 2021 Summer Saturdays is back! South …

Free
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Edelman Planetarium Shows in Glassboro – Laser Michael Jackson

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

Here's more fun things to do in Glassboro, New Jersey.   Laser Michael Jackson Planetarium Show Michael Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", …

$3 – $5
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Edelman Planetarium Shows in Glassboro – Laser Michael Jackson

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

Here's more fun things to do in Glassboro, New Jersey.   Laser Michael Jackson Planetarium Show Michael Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", …

$3 – $5
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Free Movies in Atlantic Highlands

Atlantic Highlands Marina Atlantic Highlands Marina, Atlantic Highlands

Here's more fun things to do in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey.   Movies under the Stars   FREE Movies in Atlantic Highlands are back for Summer 2021 Bring a blanket …

Free

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