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Butterfly Day! – Lyndhurst

Christmas in July – Maple Shade 2019

Comic Book Festival – Tom’s River 2019

Windy Brow Farm Ice Cream Fest

Free Admission Days at the Museum at the Station in Glen Rock

Kid’s Safety Event at Chili’s Bar & Grill in Mays Landing

Harvey Cedars Kid’s Night in the Park 2019

Manasquan Fireman’s Fair 2019

Annual Queen Maysea Coronation in Cape May

Science Afternoons at Historic Speedwell

Lower Township Summer Concerts

Summer Concerts at the Hunterdon County Library 2019

North Brunswick Free Summer Music in the Park 2019

Annual Winfield Carnival

Lower Township Summer Concerts

Annual Clam Festival – Highlands

Wildwood Baby Parade

Somers Point Christian Concerts at William Morrow Beach

Free Movie in Rio Grande at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum

Hand-Woven Backpack Class – Tuckerton Seaport

Lower Township Summer Concerts

Annual Clam Festival – Highlands

Cape May Baby Parade

Ocean County Beach Ball-A-Palooza 2019

Stone Harbor Arts and Crafts Festival 2019

Brigantine Beach Sand Castle Building Contest 2019

Mercer County 4-H Fair 2019

Barbie Event at Walmart in Turnersville

Essex County Environmental Center BuzzFest

West New York Street Fair and Craft Show

Kids Day at The Red Mill Museum Village

Barbie Event at Walmart in Woodbury

Victorian Vaudeville in Somers Point

Middlesex County Fair

National Night Out in Willingboro

National Night Out in Kenilworth

Stone Harbor Go Green Fair

Somers Point Kids Concert at William Morrow Beach

Salem County Fair

Free Summer Camp in Galloway at New Day Family Success Center

National Night Out in Newark

National Night Out in North Bergen

National Night Out in Ocean Township

National Lighthouse Day – Wildwood 2019

National Lighthouse Day at Absecon Lighthouse

National Lighthouse Day at Sandy Hook Lighthouse

Italian Festival in Ocean Township

Night Out Against Crime in Berkeley Township

Atlantic County 4-H Fair

Ocean City’s Annual Baby Parade

Free Movies at Brunswick Square Mall

National Night Out in Pittsgrove 2019

National Night Out in Mullica Township

Whimsical Woven Flowers Class at Tuckerton Seaport

National Night Out in Hammonton

Marielle Kraft Concert at The Music Barn in Mullica Hill

Summer Concert Series- Music in the Meadow- Secaucus

Gloucester Township Movie Nights at Veteran’s Park

Big Sea Day – Manasquan

Ocean Gate Day

Summer Nature Walk – Hardwick

Back to School Event in Mays Landing at Staples

Ike’s Free Family Fun Fest

Colombian Cultural Festival in Union City

India Fest in Livingston

Going Bunkers: Nine Gun Battery at Sandy Hook

Marlboro Family Fun Night and Concert

Kite Festival at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk

Kenilworth Fire Department Carnival

Free Movies in Somers Point on William Morrow Beach

Barnegat Dog Show

National Night Out in Highland Park

Chalk Art Festival in Highland Park

Hillsborough Rotary Fair

Teaneck Movies Under the Stars in the Park

Wheaton Wednesday at WheatonArts

La Festa Italiana – Jersey City

Ocean City Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant

Pajama Story Time at Rockaway Library

West Deptford Outdoor Movie at RiverWinds Community Center

Church of Epiphany’s Annual Festival in Brick

First Responder Family Fun Night in Galloway

Free Movies in Raritan at Frelinghuysen Park

Free Movies in Mahwah at Darlington Park


Collingswood Crafts and Fine Art Festival

Harvey Cedars Blue Claw Craft Show and Crab Race

Potato Harvest at Historic Longstreet Farm

Food, Wine, Beer Festival in Edison

Olde Freehold Day

iPlay America Events with New York Yankees – Lou Piniella

Fire Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day at WheatonArts

Hudson Regional Hospital Summer Fun Day

Union City Street Fair

Hamburg Day


Family Fun Scavenger Hunt at Echo Hill

Summerfest Oldies Concert in Rochelle Park

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk “Hot Halloween”

Evening Bat Walk at Echo Hill

Camden -Summer in the City

Family Friendly Campfire on the Beach – Sandy Hook

Manalapan Summer Concert

Indoor Boardwalk Bash at iPlay America

Warinanco Food Truck & Live Music Festival

Waterloo Canal Days

Roving Golfzilla

Food Truck Festival in Mullica Hill at the Music Barn

Founders Day at Sandy Hook

Food Trucks on The Ave – Vineland 2019

Touch a Truck Event – Hammonton

South Jersey Wind Ensemble Concert in Somers Point


Al Fresco Affair (Food Trucks) in Cherry Hill at Croft Farm

Cape May Junior Clamshell Pitching Tournament

Cruise Nite Car Show and Food Truck Festival in Glassboro

Glassboro Car Show and Food Truck Festival

St Joseph Feast in Lodi

105th St Joseph Feast – Lodi

Olde Time Antiques, Crafts, and Collectibles Faire

Meet the Author at The Little Point Bookshop in Point Pleasant

Bradley Beach Labor Day LobsterFest

Labor Day Family Event Bass Pro Shops Atlantic City

Night Prowl at Sandy Hook

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