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New Jersey Events Near Me This Weekend for Kids, Toddlers, and Teens September 30-October 1

We’ve been sharing the best things to do in New Jersey this weekend since our beginning in 2010. If you’re looking for New Jersey events near me this weekend this list is for you! We update the listing of events this weekend every week with fun, cheap, and free things to do in NJ this weekend.

While many of these New Jersey events will appeal to everyone this guide to New Jersey events near me this weekend is designed to prioritize things to do this weekend with kids, toddlers, and teens.

Not only are we sharing with you New Jersey events near me (and you) this weekend for kids, toddlers, and teens, but we are also sharing our favorite regular fun weekend activities so you’ll find there’s always something to do on weekends in New Jersey.

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Our guide to New Jersey weekend events also provides you with a preview of things to do next weekend in New Jersey too.

New Jersey Events Near Me This Weekend for Kids, Toddlers, & Teens

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Some of our favorite weekend activities in New Jersey for families

If you are looking for a little weekend adventure or day trip across New Jersey to take your kids on, take a look at these ideas. They may involve a little bit of a drive but they are totally worth it.

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Chase after waterfalls this weekend.
  • Discover a New Jersey State Park or forest that’s new to you.
  • Get building with Lowe’s DIY Kids Workshop. The kids workshops are back, but happen a little differently. Kids register in advance, but then pick up the kits to take home. Learn more here and get the date for the next event. They happen once a month.
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Scarecrow Display in Woodstown 2023

Main Street in Woodstown Main Street, Woodstown

Here's another fun fall activity in Woodstown, New Jersey. Scarecrow Competition and Display Come check out the scarecrows! When is this event? When are the scarecrows on display? Scarecrows will …

Free

Book Festival in New Providence 2023

Salt Box Museum Farmhouse 1350 Springfield Avenue, New Providence

There is a festival happening in New Providence, New Jersey. New Providence Book Festival New Jersey authors will sign books and talk to visitors at the New Providence Book Festival. …

Free

Blueberry Crossing Fall Festival in Hammonton 2023

Blueberry Crossing in Hammonton 240 S White Horse Pike, Hammonton

There is a festival happening in Hammonton, New Jersey. 10th Annual Blueberry Crossing Fall Fest A fun, fall festival community event! When is this festival? When is the raindate? No …

Free

Community Day in Swedesboro 2023

Downtown Swedesboro Kings Highway, Swedesboro

Here are more fun activities in Swedesboro, New Jersey. Swedesboro Day A fun day celebrating the community with your family and friends! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

Free

Community Day and Touch A Truck in Eastampton 2023

Buttonwood Park in Eastampton 7 Knightsbridge Road, Eastampton

Here are more fun activities in Eastampton, New Jersey. Community Touch A Truck Event Everyone is welcome to attend this free event! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

Free

Kids Day America in Wall Township

Wall Township Municipal Complex 2700 Allaire Road, Wall

Here are more fun activities in Wall, New Jersey. Kids Day America 2023 Kids Day was created to provide essential information on child health and safety, as well as drug, …

Free

Touch A Trunk in Manchester at Manchester Branch Library

Manchester Branch Ocean County Library 21 Colonial Dr, Manchester

Here are more fun activities in Manchester, New Jersey. Touch a Truck: Meet Your Community Heroes Meet Manchester's community heroes from the Police Department, Fire Department, Department of Public Works, …

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Double Trouble State Park Guided Tours

Double Trouble State Park 581 Pinewald Keswick Road, Bayville

Here are more fun activities in Bayville, New Jersey. Guided Village Tour Join a park naturalist for a gently-paced 1-2 mile nature walk around Cedar Creek and the former cranberry …

Free

Harvest Festival in Jersey City 2023

Hamilton Park in Jersey City 8th Street, Jersey City

There is a festival happening in Jersey City, New Jersey. Harvest Festival Who is excited for fall? Come to the ultimate celebration - Harvest Festival! Gather your family and friends …

Free

Fall Festival in Ocean Township at Joe Palaia Park 2023

Joe Palaia Park 200 Whalepond Rd, Oakhurst

There is a festival happening in Ocean Township, New Jersey. Fall Fest A fun day for the whole family! When is this festival? When is the raindate? No rain date …

Free

Community Festival in Ewing 2023

The College of New Jersey 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing

There is a festival happening in Ewing, New Jersey. Community Fest Ewing Township and The College of New Jersey proudly invite you to gather on TCNJ’s campus to enjoy a …

Free

Fall Festival in Woodstown 2023

Main Street in Woodstown Main Street, Woodstown

There is a festival happening in Woodstown, New Jersey. Celebrate Woodstown's 19th Annual Fall Festival Each year in September, Woodstown's historic downtown shopping district comes alive! There will be fun …

Free

Fall Festival in Westville 2023

Broadway in Westville Broadway, Westville

There is a festival happening in Westville, New Jersey. Fall Festival A fun day for the whole family! When is this festival? When is the raindate? The rain date for …

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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. Howell Living History Farm Demonstrations Weekly demonstrations at Howell Living History Farm! When is this event? When is the raindate? No …

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Community Day in Hopewell Township 2023

Hopewell Township Day 10 Cassidy Court (surrounding the Amish Market), Bridgeton

Here are more fun activities in Hopewell Township, New Jersey. Hopewell Township Day It's back! Hopewell Day will be an awesome day for everyone! When is this event? When is …

Free

Chowderfest Celebration in Beach Haven 2023

Taylor Avenue Bayfront Taylor Avenue, Beach Haven

There is a festival happening in Beach Haven, New Jersey. Chowderfest Long Beach Island The Chowder Capital of New Jersey! A whole new experience full of new and exciting vendors, …

Free
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Tours of Historic Battery Lewis in Rumson

Historic Battery Lewis Hartshorne Woods Park, Rumson

Here are more fun activities in Rumson, New Jersey. Historic Battery Lewis Tours Tour the restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and …

Free

Block Party in Sewell at Washington Township High School 2023

Washington Township High School in Sewell 519 Hurffville Crosskeys Road, Sewell

Here are more fun activities in Sewell, New Jersey. 6th Annual WT 'Best Of' Block Party! The Washington Township Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the 6th Annual WT 'Best Of' …

Free

Food Truck and Music Festival in Fair Lawn 2023

Memorial Park in Fair Lawn Lambert Road, Fair Lawn

There is a festival happening in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Fair Lawn Food Truck & Music Festival The Food Trucks are Rollin' into Fair Lawn! It’s a fun filled family …

$5

Street Festival in Linden

Linden City Hall 301 North Wood Avenue, Linden

There is a festival happening in Linden, New Jersey. Street Festival with Classic Car and Motorcycle Show Come enjoy the day - fun for everyone! When is this festival? When …

Free

Made in Jersey Festival in Camden at Wiggins Waterfront Park

Wiggins Waterfront Park 2 Riverside Drive, Camden

There is a festival happening in Camden, New Jersey. Made in Jersey Festival The Made In Jersey Festival is a celebration of all things New Jersey. Come to the Wiggins …

Free

Community Day in North Arlington 2023

North Arlington Borough Hall 214 Ridge Road, North Arlington

Here are more fun activities in North Arlington, New Jersey. Celebrate North Arlington 2023 Fun for the whole family! When is this event? When is the raindate? The rain date …

Free

Independent Authors Book Expo in Union 2023

Keans University - Downs Hall 1000 Morris Avenue, Union

There is a festival happening in Union, New Jersey. 10th Annual Independent Authors Book Expo It's been a decade of empowering authors and delighting readers with captivating stories! To the …

Free

Community Day in Lacey

Gille Park in Lacey Township 102 Manchester Avenue, Forked River

Here are more fun activities in Lacey, New Jersey. Lacey Day Come celebrate the community with your family and friends! When is this event? When is the raindate? No rain …

Free

Cherry Street Mural Dedication in Rahway

Cherry Street in Rahway Cherry Street, Rahway

Here are more fun activities in Rahway, New Jersey. Cherry Street Mural Dedication In honor of the new mural on the west wall of 69-75 E. Cherry Street, the City …

Free

Storytelling Festival in Flemington

There is a festival happening in Flemington, New Jersey. New Jersey Storytelling Festival There will be something for everyone! When is this festival? When is the raindate? No rain date …

Free
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Fall Bazaar in Asbury Park and Long Branch 2023

The Whitechapel Project in Long Branch and Convention Hall in Asbury Park New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Asbury Park and Long Branch, New Jersey. Asbury Park Fall Bazaar Cheers to 10 Years! Join for Asbury Park Bazaar’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration! …

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Fall Festival in Rockaway at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 2023

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 508 Green Pond Road, Rockaway

There is a festival happening in Rockaway, New Jersey. HTLC Annual Fall Festival and Car Show A day of fun for the whole family. When is this festival? When is …

Free

Food Truck Festival in Toms River at Mathis Plaza 2023

Mathis Plaza in South Toms River 134 NJ-166, Toms River

There is a festival happening in Toms River, New Jersey. 5th Annual South Toms River Food and Craft Beer Festival Come on down to Mathis Plaza and support your STR …

$5

Block Party in Beach Haven

Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Company 300 Amber St, Beach Haven

Here are more fun activities in Beach Haven, New Jersey. Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Co. #1 Annual Block Party Come have fun with family and friends! When is this event? …

Free

Touch-A-Truck in Blackwood at Gloucester Premium Outlets 2023

Gloucester Premium Outlets 100 Premium Outlet Drive, Blackwood

Here are more fun activities in Blackwood, New Jersey. Touch-a-Truck Event Benefiting Pet Adoption Gloucester Premium Outlets is excited to announce its upcoming Touch-a-Truck event! In partnership with the Gloucester …

Free

Community Day in Lawrence Township 2023

Central Park in Lawrence Township 100 Dave Nevius Way, Lawrence Township

Here are more fun activities in Lawrence Township, New Jersey. Lawrence Township Community Day Join for a family fun day to celebrate all of Lawrence Township. When is this event? …

Free

Italian Festival in Spring Lake 2023

Third and Morris Avenue in Spring Lake Third & Morris Avenue, Spring Lake

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

Free

Community Day in Old Bridge 2023

Old Bridge Township Municipal Complex 1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge

Here are more fun activities in Old Bridge, New Jersey. Old Bridge Day Come enjoy the day with your family and friends! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

Free

Arts Festival in Roselle Park 2023

Chestnut Street - Roselle Park Chestnut Street, Roselle Park

There is a festival happening in Roselle Park, New Jersey. Roselle Park Art Festival Join the fun as the Roselle Park Art Festival returns! Bring your family, bring your friends …

Free

Street Fair in Little Falls at Montclair State University 2023

Chapin Drive in Montclair Chapin Drive, Montclair

There is a fair happening in Little Falls, New Jersey. Street Fair Alumni, students, families and the community are invited to gather for a street fair! This event is part …

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Oktoberfest in Hackettstown 2023

Main Street in Hackettstown Main Street, Hackettstown

There is a festival happening in Hackettstown, New Jersey. Hackettstown Oktoberfest Celebrate the 7th annual Hackettstown Oktoberfest! Ready to kickoff the fall season with one of the biggest town-wide events …

Free

Community Day in Hawthorne 2023

Hawthorne Municipal Pool Grounds 32 May Street, Hawthorne

There is a festival happening in Hawthorne, New Jersey. Hawthorne Day Come celebrate the community with your family, friends, and neighbors! When is this festival? When is the raindate? No …

Free
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Olde Time Italian Festival in Wildwood 2023

Fox Park in Wildwood Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues, Wildwood

'Olde World' family festival including a Procession of the Saints, delicious Italian food favorites, merchandise vendors, games, and continuous FREE live entertainment.

Free

World Diversity Day Children’s Festival in Freehold 2023

Lake Topanemus Park in Freehold 251 Pond Road, Freehold

There is a festival happening in Freehold, New Jersey. Diversity Day Children's Festival 2023 The Diversity Day Children’s Festival is a family-friendly celebration of diverse cultures, backgrounds, and abilities that …

Free

Community Day in Long Branch

Long Branch Main Library 328 Broadway, Long Branch

Here are more fun activities in Long Branch, New Jersey. Long Branch Day There will be many fun events for all ages! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

Free
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RiverFest in Rahway 2023

Rahway River Watershed Association 337 East Milton Avenue, Rahway

There is a festival happening in Rahway, New Jersey. Rahway RiverFest Join the Rahway River Watershed Association and the City of Rahway for their third annual Rahway RiverFest! The Fest …

Free
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Free Admission Days at The West Milford Museum 2023

The West Milford Museum 1477 Union Valley Road, West Milford

Here are more fun activities in West Milford, New Jersey. Free Admission Days at The West Milford Museum Situated in the heart of the New Jersey Highlands, the Township of …

Free

Fall Festival in Kinnelon 2023

Kinnelon Town Hall Green 121 Kinnelon Rd, Kinnelon

There is a festival happening in Kinnelon, New Jersey. KFEST The moment you've been waiting for…KFEST 2023 - Kinnelon's best celebration ever! When is this festival? When is the raindate? …

Free
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Middlesex County Jazz Festival 2023

Middlesex County Jazz Festival New Jersey

There is a festival happening in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Middlesex County Jazz Festival Come enjoy the local talent! Bring your own chair. When is this festival? When is the …

Free

Community Day in Keansburg

Keansburg Baywalk 1 Beachway Ave, Keansburg

Here are more fun activities in Keansburg, New Jersey. Keansburg Day Fun for the whole family - Guest are encourage to bring your outdoor chairs for the concert! When is …

Free
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Walking Tours of Ringwood Manor in Ringwood 2023

Ringwood Manor in Ringwood 1304 Sloatsburg Road, Ringwood

Here are more fun activities in Ringwood, New Jersey. Grounds and Garden Tours of Ringwood Manor Did you ever wonder what all that “stuff” is placed around the grounds at …

Free

Community Day in Midland Park 2023

Fields on Dairy Street - Midland Park Dairy St., Midland Park

Here are more fun activities in Midland Park, New Jersey. Midland Park Community Day Come have fun with your family and friends! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

Free

Food Truck Festival in Galloway 2023

Galloway Municipal Complex 300 W Jimmie Leeds Rd, Galloway

There is a festival happening in Galloway, New Jersey. Food Truck Festival Get ready for a night full of fun! When is this festival? When is the raindate? No rain …

Free

Fall Festival in South Brunswick

Woodlot Park in South Brunswick 124 New Road, Monmouth Junction

There is a festival happening in South Brunswick, New Jersey. Fall Family Fun Festival Kick off fall with a fun day for the whole family! When is this festival? When …

Free

Mid-Autumn Festival in Highland Park 2023

Farmers Market Lot in Highland Park 212 Raritan Avenue, Highland Park

There is a festival happening in Highland Park, New Jersey. Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration Celebrate a traditional Asian holiday! When is this festival? When is the raindate? No rain date information …

Free

Community Day in Woodland Park 2023

Memorial School Field - Woodland Park 15 Memorial Rd, Woodland Park

Here are more fun activities in Woodland Park, New Jersey. Woodland Park Day Come enjoy the day with your family and friends! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

Free

Fireworks and Fun in Bloomingdale 2023

Walter T. Bergen School in Bloomingdale 225 Glenwild Avenue, Bloomingdale

Here are more fun activities in Bloomingdale, New Jersey. Fireworks An evening of fun! When is this event? When is the raindate? The rain date for this event is October …

Free
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Augusta Halloween Celebration at Skylands Stadium 2023

Skylands Stadium in Augusta 94 Championship Place, Augusta

Here's another Halloween event in Augusta, New Jersey. Jack O’ Lantern Experience The Jack O' Lantern Experience is a family walk-thru and seasonal festival event. This 30-day event guarantees thrills …

$19 – $24
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Cliffside Park Concerts at The Plaza 2023

Cliffside Park Towne Centre Plaza Towne Centre Drive, Cliffside Park

Here are more fun activities in Cliffside Park, New Jersey. Summer Concerts in Cliffside Park are back for Summer 2023 Summer Concert Series at The Plaza Mayor Thomas Calabrese and …

Free

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Scarecrow Display in Woodstown 2023

Main Street in Woodstown Main Street, Woodstown

Here's another fun fall activity in Woodstown, New Jersey. Scarecrow Competition and Display Come check out the scarecrows! When is this event? When are the scarecrows on display? Scarecrows will …

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Scarecrow Festival in Hillsborough 2023

Hillsborough Township Municipal Complex 379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough

Here's another fun fall activity in Hillsborough, New Jersey. 3rd Annual Scarecrow Festival “Hillsborough Township is pleased to announce the third annual Scarecrow Festival will once again take place this …

Free

Good Grief 5K Run and Walk in Princeton

Mercer County Community College 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor Township

Here are more fun activities in Princeton, New Jersey. Good Grief Princeton 5K Run and Walk The 5K Run & Walk is your opportunity to join together as individuals, families, …

$5 – $30

Birding Festival in Lyndhurst at Meadowlands Environment Center

Meadowlands Environment Center 2 DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst

There is a festival happening in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. Meadowlands Birding Festival Please join for this fun event! Celebrate the amazing bird population of the Meadowlands! When is this festival? …

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Scarecrow Alley in Cape May at the Physick Estate 2023

Emlen Physick Estate 1048 Washington Street, Cape May

Here's another fun fall activity in Cape May, New Jersey. Scarecrow Alley The grounds of Cape May’s original haunted house, the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., is transformed for …

Free

Touch a Truck in Randolph 2023

Pediatrics Dental Associates of Randolph 390 Rt. 10, Randolph

Here are more fun activities in Randolph, New Jersey. Mission Gratitude Come for great family fun as they honor first responders, military and service dogs! This will be the 7th …

Free

Monarch Festival in Cape May 2023

Nature Center of Cape May 1600 Delaware Avenue, Cape May

There is a festival happening in Cape May, New Jersey. Monarch Festival at the Nature Center of Cape May Join for a celebration of these incredible insects. Learn about monarchs, …

Free

Street Fair in Saddle Brook 2023

Market Street in Saddle Brook Market Street, Saddle Brook

There is a fair happening in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Saddle Brook UNICO Fun Family Street Fair Spend the day outside with your family and friends. There will be something …

Free
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Tours of Historic Battery Lewis in Rumson

Historic Battery Lewis Hartshorne Woods Park, Rumson

Here are more fun activities in Rumson, New Jersey. Historic Battery Lewis Tours Tour the restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and …

Free

Food Truck Festival in Ridgewood

Veteran's Field in Ridgewood North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood

There is a festival happening in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Ridgewood PBA's Second Annual Food Truck Festival Come join for the second annual festival to continue to raise money for pediatric …

$5

Fall Festival in South Orange Downtown

Spiotta Park in South Orange 20-32 Village Plaza, South Orange

There is a festival happening in South Orange, New Jersey. Fall Festival South Orange Downtown businesses are excited to kick off the Fall season with a fun filled family event! …

Free

Fire Prevention Open House in Branchburg 2023

North Branch Volunteer Fire Company Route 28, Branchburg

Here are more fun activities in Branchburg, New Jersey. 7th Annual NBVFC Fire Prevention Open House & Pumpkin Patch! Come out to North Branch Volunteer Fire Company for the 7th …

Free

Community Day in Scotch Plains 2023

Park Avenue in Scotch Plains Park Avenue, Scotch Plains

Here are more fun activities in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. Community Day Celebrate Scotch Plains Day!! When is this event? When is the raindate? No rain date information has been …

Free

Pumpkin Festival in Blackwood 2023

Mainstage Center for the Arts 27 S Black Horse Pike, Blackwood

There is a festival happening in Blackwood, New Jersey. 30th Pumpkin Festival Join Mainstage and Gloucester Township as they present the 30th annual Blackwood Pumpkin Festival! When is this festival? …

Free

Street Fair and Craft Show in Somerville 2023

Main Street - Somerville Main Street, Somerville

There is a fair happening in Somerville, New Jersey. Somerville Street Fair & Craft Show Come on down for a day of family fun! When is this fair? When is …

Free

Car, Truck and Bike Show in Clark 2023

Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues in Union Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues, Union

Here are more fun activities in Clark, New Jersey. Car, Truck and Bike Show Over 500 vehicles expected - come have fun! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

Free

Arts and Crafts Festival in Downtown Somerville 2023

Main Street - Downtown Somerville Main Street, Somerville

There is a festival happening in Downtown Somerville, New Jersey. Somerville Street Fair & Craft Show A day of fun for the whole family! When is this festival? When is …

Free

Fall Arts and Music Festival in Hoboken 2023

Hoboken Fall Arts and Music Festival Washington Street bet. Observer Highway & 7th St., Hoboken

There is a festival happening in Hoboken, New Jersey. Hoboken Fall Arts and Music Festival Join for a day of fun and local talent! When is this festival? When is …

Free

1770s Festival in Basking Ridge 2023

Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park 190 Lord Stirling Rd, Basking Ridge

There is a festival happening in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. 1770s Festival Travel back in time with the Environmental Education Center during the 1770s Festival! When is this festival? When …

$5

Children’s Book Festival in Maplewood 2023

The Woodland 60 Woodland Rd., Maplewood

There is a festival happening in Maplewood, New Jersey. MAPSO Book Fest There will be something for everyone! When is this festival? When is the raindate? No rain date information …

Free

Oktoberfest in Downtown Freehold

West Main Street in Downtown Freehold Between Court Street and Throckmorton Street, Freehold

There is a festival happening in Freehold, New Jersey. Downtown Freehold Oktoberfest A fun event for the whole family! When is this festival? When is the raindate? No rain date …

Free

Community Day in River Vale 2023

Mark Lane Sports Complex in River Vale 400 Mark Lane, River Vale

Here are more fun activities in River Vale, New Jersey. River Vale Day Come celebrate the community with your family and friends! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

Free

Food Truck Festival in Mount Laurel 2023

Mount Laurel Municipal Complex 100 Mount Laurel Road, Mount Laurel

There is a festival happening in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Food Truck Festival The Township will host its annual food truck festival! Join the Township for a fun afternoon! When …

Free

Community Day in East Brunswick 2023

Community Arts Center in East Brunswick 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick

Here are more fun activities in East Brunswick, New Jersey. East Brunswick Day An event that showcases the best of East Brunswick! East Brunswick honors the cultures, businesses, families, friends, …

Free

Fall Festival on the Green in Morristown 2023

Morristown Festival on the Green Historic Downtown, Morristown

There is a festival happening in Morristown, New Jersey. Morristown Festival on the Green The premier fall festival in Northern New Jersey since 1994 is – you guessed it – …

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Fall Bazaar in Asbury Park and Long Branch 2023

The Whitechapel Project in Long Branch and Convention Hall in Asbury Park New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Asbury Park and Long Branch, New Jersey. Asbury Park Fall Bazaar Cheers to 10 Years! Join for Asbury Park Bazaar’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration! …

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Oktoberfest in Hackettstown 2023

Main Street in Hackettstown Main Street, Hackettstown

There is a festival happening in Hackettstown, New Jersey. Hackettstown Oktoberfest Celebrate the 7th annual Hackettstown Oktoberfest! Ready to kickoff the fall season with one of the biggest town-wide events …

Free

Community Day in Sayreville 2023

Kennedy Park in Sayreville 807 Washington Road, Parlin

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Celebration of Pets in Verona 2023

Verona Civic Center 600 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona

Here are more fun activities in Verona, New Jersey. A Celebration of Pets Spend an afternoon in the Verona Town Square to honor your four-footed, winged, and finned friends by …

Free

Community Day in River Edge 2023

Veterans Park in River Edge Continental Ave, River Edge

Here are more fun activities in River Edge, New Jersey. River Edge Day! Connect with members of the community and have fun! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

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RiverFest in Rahway 2023

Rahway River Watershed Association 337 East Milton Avenue, Rahway

There is a festival happening in Rahway, New Jersey. Rahway RiverFest Join the Rahway River Watershed Association and the City of Rahway for their third annual Rahway RiverFest! The Fest …

Free
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Walking Tours of Ringwood Manor in Ringwood 2023

Ringwood Manor in Ringwood 1304 Sloatsburg Road, Ringwood

Here are more fun activities in Ringwood, New Jersey. Grounds and Garden Tours of Ringwood Manor Did you ever wonder what all that “stuff” is placed around the grounds at …

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Educational Programs in Westfield at Miller-Cory House Museum

Miller Cory House Museum 614 Mountain Avenue, Westfield

Here are more fun activities in Westfield, New Jersey. Educational Programs Welcome to the Miller-Cory House Museum! Their mission is to keep early American history alive through re-creating and interpreting …

$5
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Middlesex County Jazz Festival 2023

Middlesex County Jazz Festival New Jersey

There is a festival happening in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Middlesex County Jazz Festival Come enjoy the local talent! Bring your own chair. When is this festival? When is the …

Free
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Augusta Halloween Celebration at Skylands Stadium 2023

Skylands Stadium in Augusta 94 Championship Place, Augusta

Here's another Halloween event in Augusta, New Jersey. Jack O’ Lantern Experience The Jack O' Lantern Experience is a family walk-thru and seasonal festival event. This 30-day event guarantees thrills …

$19 – $24

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Scarecrow Display in Woodstown 2023

Main Street in Woodstown Main Street, Woodstown

Here's another fun fall activity in Woodstown, New Jersey. Scarecrow Competition and Display Come check out the scarecrows! When is this event? When are the scarecrows on display? Scarecrows will …

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Scarecrow Stroll in New Providence 2023

Downtown New Providence 1260 Springfield Ave, New Providence

Here's another fun fall activity in New Providence, New Jersey. Scarecrow Stroll and Contest New Providence residents, businesses, civic organizations, school groups, sports teams, and families are invited to build …

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Scarecrow Festival in Hillsborough 2023

Hillsborough Township Municipal Complex 379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough

Here's another fun fall activity in Hillsborough, New Jersey. 3rd Annual Scarecrow Festival “Hillsborough Township is pleased to announce the third annual Scarecrow Festival will once again take place this …

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Scarecrow Stroll and Selfie Contest in Hackettstown 2023

Main Street in Hackettstown Main Street, Hackettstown

Here's another fun fall activity in Hackettstown, New Jersey. 11th Annual Scarecrow Contest Get in the spirit with the Annual Scarecrow Contest - this year's theme is Movie Characters! When …

Free
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Scarecrows Display in Medford 2023

Main Street in Medford Main Street, Medford

Here's another fun fall activity in Medford, New Jersey. The Woman’s Club of Medford Scarecrows on Main This family friendly stroll is always a big hit! When is this event? …

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Home Depot Kids Workshop

New Jersey Home Depot stores offer free kids workshops once a month. Get the details and schedule for Home Depot Kids Workshops near you.

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Fall Festival in Berlin at Stella Farms 2023

Stella Farms 459 Freedom Rd, Berlin

There is a festival happening in Berlin, New Jersey. Stella Farms 3rd Annual Fall Festival Come celebrate the 3rd annual Fall Festival at Stella Farms! When is this festival? When …

Free

Lima Bean Festival in West Cape May 2023

Backyard Park in West Cape May 732 Broadway, West Cape May

There is a festival happening in West Cape May, New Jersey. Lima Bean Festival West Cape May celebrates her farming heritage with the Annual Lima Bean Festival! The festival is …

Free

Fall Block Party and Fireworks in Ocean City 2023

Asbury Avenue in Ocean City Asbury Avenue, Ocean City

Here are more fun activities in Ocean City, New Jersey. Fall Block Party and Fireworks A fun event for the whole family! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

Free

Anniversary Celebration in Browns Mills at Whitesbog Preservation Trust

Whitesbog Preservation Trust 120 W. Whitesbog Road, Browns Mills

Here are more fun activities in Browns Mills, New Jersey. 40th Anniversary Celebration Day 40 Years! Whitesbog Preservation Trust, a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1983 to restore and preserve …

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Medieval Fair in Flemington at Readington River Buffalo Farm

Readington River Buffalo Farm in Flemington 937 County Road 523, Flemington

There is a fair happening in Flemington, New Jersey. Medieval Fair and Market Come enjoy the fair with your friends and family! When is this fair? When is the raindate? …

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Craft Fair in Montvale at Thrive at Montvale

Thrive at Montvale 110 Summit Avenue, Montvale

There is a fair happening in Montvale, New Jersey. Craft Fair Mark your calendars for a day of shopping and family-friendly fun! Invite your friends and family! When is this …

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Shamrocks by the Sea Irish Festival in Seaside Park 2023

Seaside Park Marina 101 J Street, Seaside Park

There is a festival happening in Seaside Park, New Jersey. 6th Annual Shamrocks by the Sea Irish Festival Please come out for the 6th annual Irish Festival. When is this …

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FanNation Festival in Toms River 2023

Toms River Branch Ocean County Library 101 Washington St, Toms River

There is a festival happening in Toms River, New Jersey. FanNation: The Geekstravaganza FanNation is an all ages comic con at the library! When is this festival? When is the …

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Harvest Day Festival in Elmer 2023

Elmer Harvest Festival Corner of State Street and Main Street, Elmer

There is a festival happening in Elmer, New Jersey. Harvest Day Festival Come to the annual day of fun! Bring your family and friends! When is this festival? When is …

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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. Howell Living History Farm Demonstrations Weekly demonstrations at Howell Living History Farm! When is this event? When is the raindate? No …

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Book Festival in Collingswood 2023

Downtown Collingswood Collingswood

There is a festival happening in Collingswood, New Jersey. Collingswood Book Festival “It’s Where You Want to Read.” The Collingswood Book Festival has been called the most quiet fun experience …

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Hometown Harvest Fair in Hightstown 2023

Hightstown Memorial Park North Main Street, Hightstown

There is a fair happening in Hightstown, New Jersey. Hometown Harvest Fair Revived in 2002, the Hightstown Fair brings residents, neighborhood organizations, and local businesses together in a fun-filled celebration …

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Paws in the Park Festival in Hawthorne 2023

Goffle Brook Park in Hawthorne 788 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne

There is a festival happening in Hawthorne, New Jersey. 7th Annual Paws in the Park The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners, in conjunction with Passaic County Paws, Inc., and …

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Street Fair in Ridgefield Park 2023

Main Street in Ridgefield Park Main Street, Ridgefield Park

There is a fair happening in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey. Ridgefield Park Downtown Street Fair The 13th Annual Ridgefield Park Street Fair will be fun for the whole family! When …

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Oktoberfest in Galloway at Historic Smithville 2023

Historic Smithville and the Village Greene 615 E Moss Mill Rd, Smithville

There is a festival happening in Galloway, New Jersey. Oktoberfest For those in the know, Smithville’s Oktoberfest tradition has become synonymous with great food and family fun! Each year, the …

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Book Festival in Morristown 2023

Various Locations in Morristown (See Description) Morristown

There is a festival happening in Morristown, New Jersey. Festival of Books The Morristown Festival of Books celebrates the power of the written word to challenge, transport, and transform us …

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Weekend Journey through the Past in Somerset County 2023

Various Locations in Somerset County (See Description) New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Somerset County, New Jersey. History on the Green Make a vibrant connection to history at Somerset County's 18th annual Journey Through the Past! Bring …

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Seafood and Art Festival in Avalon 2023

Surfside Park in Avalon 2901 Avalon Avenue, Avalon

There is a festival happening in Avalon, New Jersey. Avalon's Arts & Seafood Festival Come down for the fun!! When is this festival? When is the raindate? The rain date …

Free

Bottle Hill Day Festival in Madison 2023

Main Street - Madison Main Street, Madison

There is a festival happening in Madison, New Jersey. Bottle Hill Day 2023 You are invited to join Bottle Hill Day 2023! Focusing on the great depth of talent in …

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Scarecrow Alley in Cape May at the Physick Estate 2023

Emlen Physick Estate 1048 Washington Street, Cape May

Here's another fun fall activity in Cape May, New Jersey. Scarecrow Alley The grounds of Cape May’s original haunted house, the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., is transformed for …

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Tours of Historic Battery Lewis in Rumson

Historic Battery Lewis Hartshorne Woods Park, Rumson

Here are more fun activities in Rumson, New Jersey. Historic Battery Lewis Tours Tour the restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and …

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Food Truck and Music Festival in Chatham 2023

The Colony Pool Club in Chatham Township 55 School Avenue, Chatham Township

Here are more fun activities in Chatham, New Jersey. Chatham Township Food Truck & Music Festival The Food Trucks are coming back to Chatham! Bring your lawn chairs, your apatite …

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Country Fair in Randolph

Veterans Community Park in Randolph 100 Calais Road, Randolph

There is a fair happening in Fair, New Jersey. Randolph Country Fair Entertainment for all family members! There will be parking and shuttles to Veterans Community Park from Ironia Elementary …

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Street Fair and Craft Show in Westfield 2023

Downtown Westfield Westfield

There is a fair happening in Westfield, New Jersey. Westfield Street Fair & Craft Show Come on down for a day of family fun! When is this fair? When is …

Free

Children’s Book Festival in Glen Rock 2023

Borough Hall Lawn in Glen Rock 1 Harding Plaza, Glen Rock

There is a festival happening in Glen Rock, New Jersey. 4th Annual Children’s Book Festival Come meet your favorite illustrator, support local businesses, and more! When is this festival? When …

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Harvest Festival in Hope at Longmeadow Farm 2023

Longmeadow Farm 521 Blairstown Rd, Hope

There is a festival happening in Hope, New Jersey. Harvest Festival Come celebrate 10 years of fun! There will be fun for the whole family! When is this festival? When …

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Oyster Shellabration Festival in Long Beach Township 2023

Long Beach Township Municipal Building 6805 Long Beach Boulevard, Long Beach

There is a festival happening in Long Beach Township, New Jersey. Shellabration Join for the 5th Annual Shellabration! This community event spotlights Oysters and their role in clean water and …

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Fall Festival in Stillwater 2023

Stillwater Elementary School 904 Stillwater Road, Stillwater

There is a festival happening in Stillwater, New Jersey. Fall Festival Mark your calendars for this annual day of fun for the whole family! For the second year in a …

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Cranberry Festival in Bordentown 2023

Farnsworth Avenue in Bordentown Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown

There is a festival happening in Cranberry, New Jersey. Cranberry Fest Come to the 33rd Annual "Maker Fest on Farnsworth"! Started in 1989 by life long Bordentown City resident and …

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Autumn Lights Festival in West Milford 2023

Union Valley Road in West Milford Union Valley Road, West Milford

There is a festival happening in West Milford, New Jersey. 27th Annual Autumn Lights Festival 2023 The 27th Annual Autumn Lights Festival returns under the direction of Festival Works. Taking …

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Oktoberfest in Highlands

Veterans Memorial Park in Highlands Bay Avenue, Highlands

There is a festival happening in Highlands, New Jersey. 22nd Annual Highlands Oktoberfest There is something for everyone at the Highlands Oktoberfest. The festival is family friendly with a wide …

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Community Day in Haworth 2023

Memorial Field in Haworth Whitman Street, Haworth

There is a festival happening in Haworth, New Jersey. Haworth Day The Haworth Recreation Commission is excited to be hosting the annual town festival! Celebrate Haworth Day is a fun-filled …

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Community Day in Asbury Park 2023

Springwood Park in Asbury Park 126 Atkins Avenue, Asbury Park

Here are more fun activities in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Asbury Park Community Festival Join the City of Asbury Park’s Quality of Life Committee, in partnership with Monmouth County Meets …

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Community Day in Matawan 2023

Main Street in Matawan Main Street, Matawan

Here are more fun activities in Matawan, New Jersey. Matawan Day Make plans with your family and friends to attend this fun event! When is this event? When is the …

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Fall Festival in Deptford Township 2023

Andaloro Farms 138 Andaloro Way, Deptford Twp, NJ

There is a festival happening in Deptford, New Jersey. Fall Festival Deptford Township’s Fall Festival is one of the biggest events of the year! When is this festival? When is …

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Community Day in Roseland 2023

Borough of Roseland (See description) Roseland

Here are more fun activities in Roseland, New Jersey. Roseland Day Roseland Day is back in 2023, but with some changes due to the location change from the Harrison Complex …

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LBI FLY International Kite Festival 2023

Long Beach Island Beaches Long Beach

There is a festival happening in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. 9th Annual LBI FLY International Kite Festival Extraordinary kite displays and demonstrations will once again grace our beautiful Long …

Free

Oktoberfest in Mount Olive 2023

Turkey Brook Park in Mount Olive 30 Flanders Road, Budd Lake

There is a festival happening in Mount Olive, New Jersey. Oktoberfest Come to this annual fun event! Bring your chairs, blankets & a smile! There will be seating under the …

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Community Day in Eatontown

Wolcott Park in Eatontown Willow Avenue, Eatontown

Here are more fun activities in Eatontown, New Jersey. Eatontown Community Day Mark your calendars for a day of family fun and celebration! When is this event? When is the …

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Bike Rodeo and Bicycle Run in Haledon

Haledon Recreation Center 83 Roe Street, Haledon

Here are more fun activities in Haledon, New Jersey. Bike Rodeo and Bicycle Run Learn bicycle safety, how to avoid crashes, take your turn on many obstacle courses. They suggest …

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Berlin Township Trunk or Treat at Luke Avenue Park 2023

Luke Avenue Recreational Park 170 Luke Avenue, Berlin Township

Here's another Trunk or Treat event in Berlin Township, New Jersey. Rev It Up's 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat This fun & safe FREE Community Event is filled with lots …

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Fall Festival in Gloucester City 2023

Proprietor's Park in Gloucester City 225 South King Street, Gloucester City

There is a festival happening in Gloucester City, New Jersey. Pack the Park Fall Festival Join to celebrate fall in the beautiful Proprietors Park! When is this festival? When is …

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Free Admission Days at The West Milford Museum 2023

The West Milford Museum 1477 Union Valley Road, West Milford

Here are more fun activities in West Milford, New Jersey. Free Admission Days at The West Milford Museum Situated in the heart of the New Jersey Highlands, the Township of …

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Walking Tours of Ringwood Manor in Ringwood 2023

Ringwood Manor in Ringwood 1304 Sloatsburg Road, Ringwood

Here are more fun activities in Ringwood, New Jersey. Grounds and Garden Tours of Ringwood Manor Did you ever wonder what all that “stuff” is placed around the grounds at …

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Food Truck Festival in Belleville 2023

Belleville Municipal Stadium Complex Passaic Avenue, Bellieve

There is a festival happening in Belleville, New Jersey. Annual Belleville Food Truck Festival Come have fun at this annual event with your family and friends! When is this festival? …

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Fall Festival in Clayton 2023

DJ Bentz Memorial Soccer Field in Clayton Garwood Boulevard, Clayton

There is a festival happening in Clayton, New Jersey. Claychella! It's that time again for the Borough of Clayton's Fall Festival, Claychella! When is this festival? When is the raindate? …

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Heritage Day Celebration in North Brunswick 202

Community Park in North Brunswick 2051 US-130, North Brunswick

Here are more fun activities in North Brunswick, New Jersey. 41st Annual North Brunswick Heritage Day A fun event for the whole family! When is this event? When is the …

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Northfield Trunk or Treat 2023

Birch Grove Park in Northfield 1700 Burton Ave, Northfield

Here's another Trunk or Treat event in Northfield, New Jersey. Trunk or Treat North is excited to hold their 4th Trunk or Treat at Birch Grove Park. Walk through the …

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Free Movie in the Park in Buena Vista

Michael Debbi Park in Buena Vista Township 315 Cedar Avenue, Richland

Here are more fun activities in Buena Vista, New Jersey. FREE Movies in Buena Vista are back for Fall 2023 Dinner & Movie in the Park Save the Date - …

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Festival of India in Roselle Park 2023

Roselle Park High School 185 West Webster Avenue, Roselle Park

There is a festival happening in Roselle Park, New Jersey. Festival of India The Borough of Roselle Park will be celebrating its 8th Annual Festival of India! Attendees are encouraged …

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Fall Fireworks Festival in Point Pleasant Borough 2023

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

There is a festival happening in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. Fall Fireworks Festival Mark your calendars and come enjoy the fun! When is this festival? When is the raindate? No …

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