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Stone Harbor Arts and Crafts Festival 2019

Stone Harbor Recreation Field 8100 Second Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ, 08247, United States

Saturday & Sunday, August 3-4, 2019 9:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday/ 9:00 am-4:00 pm Sunday Don’t miss this premier, nationally ranked event! The Festival showcases over 200 artisans from more than...

Free

Barbie Event at Walmart in Turnersville

Walmart Supercenter in Turnersville 3501 Route 42, Turnersville

Barbie’s 60th Celebration Comes to Turnersville Walmart; Featuring National Geographic Explorer Jennifer W. Lopez     Barbie Be Anything Tour stop in South Jersey in Turnersville Walmart Supercenter 3501 Route 42...

Free

Brigantine Beach Sand Castle Building Contest 2019

Brigantine Beaches - 14th St South 14th St South, Brigantine

The 10th Annual Ashore Realty Amateur Sand Castle Building Contest will take place on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 in front of the Laguna Restaurant on the 14th street south beach...

Free

Mercer County 4-H Fair 2019

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville

101st Annual Mercer County 4‑H Fair August 3 & 4, 2019 at Howell Living History Farm Saturday, August 3–10 am to 8 pm Sunday, August 4–10 am to 4 pm...

Free

Essex County Environmental Center BuzzFest

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

August 3, 2019 11:00am - 2:00pm Buzzfest For all ages. Have you ever wondered how honey goes from hive to jar? Come join our local beekeeper as he extracts honey...

$5

James P. Allaire’s Birthday and Guild Day

The Historic Village at Allaire 4263 Atlantic Avenue, Wall Township

Join us to celebrate our founder, James P. Allaire's birthday. Enjoy toasts, cake, music, and entertainment throughout the village and our historic buildings. Participate in our Field Day activities and...

$5

Allentown Faerie Festival 2019

Allentown, NJ Allentown

Faerie Festival August 3 • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Come down for a day of magical faerie love in Allentown, NJ. The veil shielding the Faerie Realm will fall...

Free

Food Truck Festival in Brigantine

Brigantine Beaches - 38th Street Beach 38th Street, Brigantine

We are proud to present the First Annual Brigantine Food Truck Festival! The City of Brigantine has such a unique and fun history and has built a community around locals...

Free

1880s Music Day at Milltown

Cooper Gristmill 66 State Route 24, Chester

Saturday, August 3 1880s Music Day at Milltown Enjoy many of the folk tunes and dances that were popular in the 1880s – you may recognize more of them than...

$1

Rockaway Townsquare Back to School Event

Rockaway Mall 301 Mount Hope Ave, Rockaway

Don’t forget to add “fun” to your back to school supplies list. Join us on Saturday August 3 for activities for the entire family including a balloon artist, pretzel rolling, kids craft, music, refreshments and...

Free

Downtown Wildwood Rib-Off Festival

Byrne Plaza in Wildwood Oak and Pacific Avenue, Wildwood

Downtown Wildwood Inaugural Rib-Off Festival~NEW! Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave, Wildwood.  Dates: Sat., 8/3: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Sun., 8/4:  11 am - 5 pm Come and enjoy the...

Free

Public Astronomy and Star Watch – Batsto Village

Batsto Village Hammonton

The wide open fields at Historic Batsto Village are the perfect place to explore the night skies! Join members of the West Jersey Astronomical Society as they set up telescopes,...

Free

Free Movies in Hardyston in the Park

Wheatsworth Road Park Wheatsworth Road, Hardyston

Hardyston Township Recreation will be hosting its annual Programs in the Park at Wheatsworth Sports and Recreation Complex this summer. Saturdays in August will offer Movies in the Park at...

Free

West New York Street Fair and Craft Show

59th St. - West New York 59th St., West New York

Come down for a fun filled family day at the West New York Street Fair at the 59th Street Parking Lot - located between 57th and 59th on Madison Ave....

Free

Kids Day at The Red Mill Museum Village

Red Mill Museum 56 Main Street, Clinton

Kids Day ~August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Come down for some good old-fashioned summertime fun at Kids Day! Details coming soon! Special discounted admission: $10 per family, free for...

$10

Barbie Event at Walmart in Woodbury

Walmart Supercenter in Woodbury 2000 Clements Bridge Rd Ste 10, Woodbury

Barbie’s 60th Celebration Comes to Woodbury Walmart; Featuring National Geographic Explorer Jennifer W. Lopez     Barbie Be Anything Tour stop in South Jersey in Woodbury Walmart Supercenter 2000 Clements...

Free

Victorian Vaudeville in Somers Point

John F. Kennedy Park in Somers Point 24 Broadway, Somers Point

Victorian Vaudeville Sunday, August 4 – 6 p.m. John F. Kennedy Park The Somers Point Arts Commission along with support from The Somers Point Unique Experiences Club presents a free...

Free

Middlesex County Fair

Middlesex County Fairgrounds 655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE 2020 MIDDLESEX COUNTY FAIR HAS BEEN CANCELLED BY THE DIRECTORS OF THE FAIR ASSOCIATION. THE SAFETY OF OUR VOLUNTEERS, FAIRGOERS, AND VENDORS IS OUR...

$1 – $7

Stone Harbor Go Green Fair

95th Street Water Tower Plaza Stone Harbor, NJ

Stone Harbor "Go Green Fair" August 5 ~ 6:00pm - 8:00pm   For more information about the Stone Harbor Go Green Fair, please contact the event organizer as listed. Jersey...

Free

National Night Out in Willingboro

Millcreek Park 190 Beverly Rancocas Road, Willingboro

36th Annual National Night Out in Willingboro Bring the entire family and your chairs! There will be FREE snacks, DJ, bounce house, balloon art, K-9 demonstration and SWAT truck tour,...

Free

National Night Out in Kenilworth

Harding School FIeld 426 Boulevard, Kenilworth

Kenilworth National Night Out Monday, August 5, 2019 6PM-9PM HARDING SCHOOL FIELD 426 BOULEVARD, KENILWORTH, NJ 07033 FREE ADMISSION Includes demonstrations by: Kenilworth Police Department, Kenilworth Fire Department & Rescue...

Free

Somers Point Kids Concert at William Morrow Beach

Somers Point Beaches - William Morrow Beach (Somers Point) Bay Ave., bet. Higbee & New Jersey Aves., Somers Point

Kids’ Concert on the Beach Monday, August 5 – 6:30 p.m. William Morrow Beach Nae Breeks Pipes & Drums Band take traditional bagpipes and turn the music into a kids'...

Free

Keyport Fireman’s Fair – 2019

Fireman's Park West Front Street and American Legion Drive, Keyport

Monday – Saturday, August 5th – 10th 7pm-11pm What’s a summer without a fireman’s fair? The Annual Keyport Fireman’s Fair returns to Fireman’s Park. Celebrate six days full of summer...

Free

Salem County Fair

Salem County Fairgrounds 735 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove

August 6-9, 2019  60th Anniversary  A Salem County tradition since 1959 No Admission Fee! Parking Fee - $10.00 per vehicle for all 4 days  2019 Hours ~ August 6 -...

Free

  
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