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Buena Vista Township Halloween Fun Day

Saw Mill Park Route 40, Richland VIllage, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Buena Vista Township, New Jersey.   Halloween Fun Day   Halloween Fun Day in Buena Vista Township Fun for the family!   When …

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
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Craft Saturdays at Dey Mansion in Wayne

Dey Mansion 199 Totowa Rd, Wayne, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Wayne, New Jersey.   Craft Saturdays Drop-in at the Dey Mansion every Saturday morning for free parent and child art projects! Craft demonstrations start …

Free

Fall Fest in Princeton at the Princeton Shopping Center

Princeton Shopping Center 301 N Harrison St, Princeton, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Princeton, New Jersey.   Fall Fest Celebrate the fun of Fall outdoors in a beautiful courtyard setting!   When is the Fall Fest? Saturday, …

Free

Harvest Craft and Food Truck Festival in Maywood

Memorial Park- Maywood Spring Valley Rd, Maywood, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Maywood, New Jersey.   Maywood Harvest Craft & Food Truck Festival Fun for the whole family at the Maywood Food Truck Festival. Bring your …

Free

Family Hoedown in Pequannock Township

Greenview Park 27 West Parkway, Pequannock, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Pequannock, New Jersey.   Pequannock Township Hoedown Come enjoy some family fun!   When is the Pequannock Township Hoedown? Saturday, October 16, 2021 from …

Free

Fall Festival in Springfield

Township of Springfield 278 Meisel Ave, Springfield, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Springfield, New Jersey.   Fall Festival All are welcome to attend Springfield's Annual Fall Festival! Fun for all ages!   When is the Fall …

Free

North Brunswick Halloween Happenings

Veterans Park in 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
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Downtown Hammonton Halloween Spooky Scavenger Hunt

Graycewyngs Gardens & Interiors 215 E Pleasant St, Hammonton, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Downtown Hammonton, New Jersey.   Halloween Spooky Scavenger Hunt No reservations needed. Walk ins welcome. No live haunts, just props. Quite eerie at …

$5

Food Truck and Music Festival in Sewell

Washington Lake Park Amphitheater 626 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd, Sewell, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Sewell, New Jersey.   Food Truck and Music Festival Get ready South Jersey, The Just Jersey Fest is rolling into Sewell!   When is …

Free
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Science on the Bayshore in Port Norris

Bayshore Center at Bivalve 2800 High St, Port Norris, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Port Norris, New Jersey.   Science on the Bayshore Science on the Bayshore is an educational series focused on providing families with hands-on, free …

Free

Egg Harbor Township Trunk or Treat 2021

Flemmings Junkyard 353 Zion Rd, Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.   Trunk or Treat 2021   Halloween Trunk or Treat in Egg Harbor Township This Trunk or Treat …

Free – $5

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

Harvest Festival in Pennsauken

Pennsauken Community Recreation Complex 5605 N Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Pennsauken, New Jersey.   Pennsauken Harvest Festival A day of family fun!   When is the Harvest Festival? Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 12:00pm …

Free

Fall Festival in Brooklawn

Brooklawn Waterfront Timber Blvd., Brooklawn, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Brooklawn, New Jersey.   Brooklawn Fall Festival October is the perfect season to enjoy all the festival has to offer including live music, food …

Free
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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 …

Free

Fall Festival in Brick Township

Windward Beach Park 260 Princeton Ave., Brick Township, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Brick, New Jersey.   Fall Fest Brick Township's Fall Fest is back!   When is the Fall Fest? Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 1:00pm …

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

Food and Craft Beer Festival in Blackwood

Black Horse Pike - Blackwood section Black Horse Pike, Blackwood, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Blackwood, New Jersey.   3rd Annual Food and Craft Beer Festival Gloucester Township is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting our third …

Free

Bellmawr Fall Festival

Bellmawr Rec Center 125 S Bell Rd, Bellmawr, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Bellmawr, New Jersey.   Bellmawr's Annual Fall Festival Bellmawr's Fall Festival is back!   When is Bellmawr's Annual Fall Festival? Saturday, October 16, 2021 …

Free
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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, NJ

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

Diwali Celebration in Leonia

Wood Park - Leonia 370 Broad Ave, Leonia, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Leonia, New Jersey.   Diwali - A Cultural Celebration A Cultural Celebration in Leonia!   When is the Diwali Celebration? Sunday, November 7, 2021 …

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

Fall Festival in Cinnaminson

Wood Park - Cinnaminson Cinnaminson, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Cinnaminson, New Jersey.   Cinnaminson Fall Festival Save the date for the Cinnaminson Fall Festival!   When is the Cinnaminson Fall Festival? Saturday, October …

Free

Centennial Celebration in Point Pleasant Borough

Riverfront Park in Point Pleasant Borough 1001 River Ave, Point Pleasant, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Point Pleasant Borough, New Jersey.   Centennial Celebration Our 100th Birthday was in May of 2020 but due to the pandemic, we couldn’t celebrate …

Free

 
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