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Fall Festival in Old Bridge

Old Bridge Municipal Complex Old Bridge, NJ

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

Irish Festival in South Amboy

Raritan Bay Waterfront Park O’Leary Boulevard, South Amboy, NJ

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

Canceled Country Fair in Metuchen

Metuchen Metuchen, NJ

From the Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce facebook page: "The Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce Country Fair Committee has made the difficult decision to not move forward with scheduling the …

Free

Sayreville Centennial Day

Kennedy Park in Sayreville 807 Washington Road, Parlin, NJ

Details about the Centennial Celebration in Sayreville, NJ

Free

Free Movies in Metuchen at Metuchen Town Plaza

Metuchen Town Plaza Metuchen Town Plaza, Metuchen, NJ

Here's more fun things to do in Metuchen, New Jersey.   Movies Under the Stars   FREE Movie in Metuchen  Join us for a very special 40th Anniversary screening of …

Free

East Brunswick Day

Community Arts Center East Brunswick, NJ

Here are more fun activities in East Brunswick, New Jersey.   East Brunswick Day The Township of East Brunswick is excited to bring back the 7th Annual East Brunswick Day! …

Free

Touch A Truck in South Brunswick

South Brunswick High School 750 Ridge Road, South Brunswick, NJ

Here are more fun activities in South Brunswick, New Jersey.   Touch A Truck We have rounded up a TON of awesome trucks along with a few delicious food vendors! …

$5

Fire Safety Day in Jamesburg

Jamesburg Firehouse 82 W Railroad Ave, Jamesburg, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Jamesburg, New Jersey.   Fire Safety Day Join us for an afternoon of Fire Safety and fun!   When is the Fire Safety Day? …

Free

Touch A Truck in South Amboy

South Amboy High School 200 Governor Harold G. Hoffman Plaza, South Amboy, NJ

Here are more fun activities in South Amboy, New Jersey.   Riley's Touch A Truck It's happening - annual Touch A Truck event!   When is Riley's Touch A Truck? …

$20
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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? October 10, …

Free
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South Plainfield Scarecrow Festival 2021

South Plainfield Borough Hall 2480 Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, NJ

Here are more fun activities in South Plainfield, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Festival Come visit our exhibit at your leisure, take selfies and share with your friends and families! No …

Free
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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? October 10, …

Free
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South Plainfield Scarecrow Festival 2021

South Plainfield Borough Hall 2480 Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, NJ

Here are more fun activities in South Plainfield, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Festival Come visit our exhibit at your leisure, take selfies and share with your friends and families! No …

Free
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South Plainfield Scarecrow Festival 2021

South Plainfield Borough Hall 2480 Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, NJ

Here are more fun activities in South Plainfield, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Festival Come visit our exhibit at your leisure, take selfies and share with your friends and families! No …

Free

Fall Festival in South Plainfield

South Plainfield Library 2484 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ

2021 Details coming soon.   Fall Festival Saturday, October 19 ~ 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: The event will be held behind the library in the parking lot and Willow Park. …

Free

North Brunswick Halloween Happenings

Veterans Park - North Brunswick North Brunswick, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in North Brunswick, New Jersey.   Halloween Happenings in North Brunswick   Halloween Trick or Treating in North Brunswick Join us for Halloween fun …

Free

East Brunswick Halloween Boo ‘n Brew at Brunswick Square Mall

Brunswick Square Mall East Brunswick, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in East Brunswick, New Jersey.   Boo n' Brew   Halloween Event in East Brunswick Things are getting spooky here at Brunswick Square and …

Free
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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? October 10, …

Free

East Brunswick Candy Crawl at Brunswick Square Mall

Brunswick Square Mall East Brunswick, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in East Brunswick, New Jersey.   Candy Crawl   Halloween Trick or Treating in East Brunswick Goblins and Ghouls, you are invited to join …

Free
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Outdoor Night Markets in Highland Park

Raritan Avenue - Highland Park Raritan Avenue, Highland Park, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Highland Park, New Jersey.   Night Owl Markets Join us in downtown Highland Park for four "Night Owl" outdoor markets featuring local artists, artisans, …

Free
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South Plainfield Scarecrow Festival 2021

South Plainfield Borough Hall 2480 Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, NJ

Here are more fun activities in South Plainfield, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Festival Come visit our exhibit at your leisure, take selfies and share with your friends and families! No …

Free

South Amboy Trunk or Treat and Halloween Movie 2021

Allie Clark Sports Complex 200 Governor Hoffman Plaza, South Amboy, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in South Amboy, New Jersey.   Halloween Trunk or Treat and Movie in South Amboy SAYAA and City of South Amboy’s Trunk or Treat …

Free
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South Plainfield Scarecrow Festival 2021

South Plainfield Borough Hall 2480 Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, NJ

Here are more fun activities in South Plainfield, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Festival Come visit our exhibit at your leisure, take selfies and share with your friends and families! No …

Free
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South Plainfield Scarecrow Festival 2021

South Plainfield Borough Hall 2480 Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, NJ

Here are more fun activities in South Plainfield, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Festival Come visit our exhibit at your leisure, take selfies and share with your friends and families! No …

Free
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Halloween Crafts at South Plainfield Library

South Plainfield Library 2484 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in South Plainfield, New Jersey.   Halloween Crafts at South Plainfield Library In person events to make Halloween crafts!   When are the Halloween …

Free
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South Plainfield Scarecrow Festival 2021

South Plainfield Borough Hall 2480 Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, NJ

Here are more fun activities in South Plainfield, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Festival Come visit our exhibit at your leisure, take selfies and share with your friends and families! No …

Free

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