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New Jersey Events This Weekend for Kids, Toddlers, and Teens July 20-21

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 This Weekend for Kids, Toddlers, & Teens

For more information on having your event listed on our calendar and event promotional opportunities please visit this page. New Jersey events for this weekend are listed below. For events happening next weekend please scroll further in this guide.

We update this every Sunday evening/Monday morning. If you’re checking this early in the week, please come back and revisit later in the week when MORE events will have been added too.

Check out NJ Events this Weekend Happening on Saturday, July 20, 2024.

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Family Market in Ringwood

Fieldstone Park Shopping Center in Ringwood 130 Skyline Drive, Ringwood

Here are more fun activities in Ringwood, New Jersey. Ringwood Market Come meet your neighbors and local businesses! When is this event? When is the raindate? The rain date for …

Free

Revolutionary War History on the Green in Somerville 2024

Somerset County Courthouse Green Grove Street, Somerville

Here are more fun activities in Somerville, New Jersey. History on the Green Step into the past! Visit Revolutionary-era New Jersey at Somerset County's annual free living history event for …

Free

Community Baby Shower in Winslow Township

Bud Duble Senior Center in Winslow Township 33 Cooper Folly Road, Atco

Here are more fun activities in Winslow Township, New Jersey. Community Baby Shower Join the township of Winslow and Aetna Better Health as they host a FREE Community baby shower …

Free

Food Truck and Music Festival in Sparta 2024

White Lake Park in Sparta 226 White Lake Road, Sparta

There is a festival happening in Sparta, New Jersey. Sparta Food Truck and Music Festival Celebrate Summer as the Food Trucks roll into Sparta! Bring your friends, family, appetite, lawn …

$5

Christmas in July in North Wildwood 2024

North Wildwood Beach North Wildwood

Here are more fun activities in North Wildwood, New Jersey. North Wildwood Christmas in July with Santa Claus Bring your family and friends to join the fun as the North …

Free

Carribean Festival in Jersey City 2024

Carrington Village in Jersey City 459 Martin Luther King Drive, Jersey City

There is a festival happening in Jersey City, New Jersey. Carrington Village Caribbean Festival Gather the crew and mark your calendar!! July 20th Carrington Village is the place to be! …

Free

Boogie Board Race in Ocean Grove

North End Beach in Ocean Grove Ocean Grove

Here are more fun activities in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. Boogie Board Race All ages welcome - join the fun! When is this event? When is the raindate? No rain …

Free

Bubble Show in Blackwood at Gloucester Premium Outlets

Gloucester Premium Outlets 100 Premium Outlet Dr, Blackwood

Here are more fun activities in Blackwood, New Jersey. The Bubbletopia Show Come to the Green Space in Town Square with Stay and Play for the World's Largest Bubbles! When …

Free

Food Truck Festival in Pennsauken at World Harvest Christian Center

World Harvest Christian Center in Pennsauken 7201 Westfield Avenue, Pennsauken

There is a festival happening in Pennsauken, New Jersey. Faith & Food Truck Festival WHCC is hosting a food truck festival! There will be fun activities for the whole family! …

Free

Summer Street Festival in Toms River 2024

Washington Street in Toms River Washington Street, Toms River

There is a festival happening in Toms River, New Jersey. Summer in the Streets Festival Downtown Toms River's Summer in the Streets Festival will be fun for the whole family! …

Free
Event Series Burlington County Farm Fair

Burlington County Farm Fair 2024

Burlington County Fairgrounds 1990 Jacksonville-Jobstown Road, Columbus

There is a fair happening in Springfield Township, New Jersey. Burlington County Farm Fair The Burlington County Farm Fair, Inc. is a non-profit organization. Their mission is to promote agriculture, …

$15

Family Fun Festival in Ortley Beach

Third Avenue in Ortley Beach 1 Third Avenue, Ortley Beach

There is a festival happening in Ortley Beach, New Jersey. Lot-a-Fun Fest The Friends of Ortley Beach is excited to announce an evening of family fun, music, food, and games …

Free

Christmas in July in Wildwood Crest 2024

Sunset Lake in Wildwood Crest Bayview Avenue, Wildwood Crest

There is a festival happening in Wildwood Crest, New Jersey. Wildwood Crest Christmas in July Festival Come celebrate the Christmas season in the summertime with this family-oriented festival along Sunset …

Free

Dancing on the Avenue in Vineland

The Landis Theater in Vineland 830 East Landis Avenue, Vineland

Here are more fun activities in Vineland, New Jersey. Dancing on the Avenue Put on your favorite dancing shoes and come to the FREE Dancing on the Avenue event! Come …

Free

Moth Night in Clayton at Scotland Run Park

Scotland Run Park in Clayton 980 East Academy Street, Clayton

Here are more fun activities in Clayton, New Jersey. Moth Night Come take part in the annual Moth Night at Scotland Run Park where they showcase the beauty and diversity …

Free

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Butterfly Day in Lyndhurst at DeKorte Park 2024

DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst 1 DeKorte Park, Lyndhurst

Here are more fun activities in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. Butterfly Day Join us for a FREE fun-filled day of Butterfly Walks and Talks! The 15th annual Butterfly Day will be …

Free

Peruvian Festival in Kearny

Frank Vincent Marina Park in Kearny 205 Passaic Avenue, Kearny

There is a festival happening in Kearny, New Jersey. Festival Peruano Multicultural The community is invited to this fun Peruvian Festival! When is this festival? When is the raindate? No …

Free

Street Fair in Hackettstown 2024

Main Street in Hackettstown Main Street, Hackettstown

There is a fair happening in Hackettstown, New Jersey. Hackettstown Street Fair Come enjoy the annual Street Fair! When is this fair? When is the raindate? The rain date for …

Free

Diversity Celebration in Morristown 2024

Morristown Festival on the Green Historic Downtown, Morristown

Here are more fun activities in Morristown, New Jersey. Diversity Day Diversity Celebration is a community event sponsored by the Diversity Coalition of Morris County that brings together friends and …

Free

Christmas in July in South Plainfield 2024

Christmas (in July) in Downtown South Plainfield South Plainfield Avenue and Old Hamilton Boulevard, South Plainfield

Here are more fun activities in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Christmas in July South Plainfield Join for some fun and Christmas in July! When is this event? When is the …

Free

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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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Want to know about next weekend’s events in New Jersey?

We’re still adding NJ events for next weekend to our calendar, but for now, we can offer you a sneak preview.

Check out NJ Weekend Events happening on Saturday, July 27, 2024.

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Chalk the Park in Clifton at Weasel Brook Park

Weasel Brook Park in Clifton 794 Park Drive, Clifton

Here are more fun activities in Clifton, New Jersey. Chalk the Park Bring your kids to Weasel Brook Park and they'll bring the chalk! Let your kids decorate the park …

Free
Event Series Morris County 4-H Fair

Morris County 4-H Fair 2024

High View Farms in Mt. Olive 416 Sand Shore Road, Mt Olive

There is a fair happening in Morris County, New Jersey. Morris County 4-H Fair The 4-H Fair is the showcase event for members and plain family fun! Come and join! …

$5 – $10
Event Series Gloucester County 4-H Fair

Gloucester County 4-H Fair 2024

Gloucester County 4-H Fairgrounds 275 Bridgeton Pike (Route 77), Mullica Hill

There is a fair happening in Gloucester County, New Jersey. Gloucester County 4-H Fair Drawing roughly 20,000 visitors annually from the tri-state area, the Gloucester County 4‑H Fair has become …

$10

Food Truck and Music Festival in Secaucus 2024

Imagine Gardens in Secaucus 46 Meadowlands Parkway, Secaucus

There is a festival happening in Secaucus, New Jersey. Secaucus Food Truck and Music Festival The Food Trucks are rolling into Secaucus and it's going to be a Rockin' good …

$5
Event Series Linden Summer Concerts

Linden Summer Concerts

Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade in Linden 400 North Wood Avenue, Linden

Here are more fun activities in Linden, New Jersey. Summer Concerts in Linden are back for Summer 2024 Entertainment Series Come and enjoy the Summer Entertainment Series, events include live …

Free

Latin Festival in Carteret at Waterfront Park 2024

Carteret Waterfront Park 200 Middlesex Ave, Carteret

There is a festival happening in Carteret, New Jersey. Carteret Latin Fest 2024 Mayor Dan Reiman, The Carteret Borough Council, & The Carteret Business Partnership proudly present Carteret Latin Fest …

Free

Family Fun Night in Medford at Johnson’s Farm

Johnson's Corner Farm 133 Church Rd., Medford

Here are more fun activities in Medford, New Jersey. Family Fun Night Family fun for the whole family! When is this event? When is the raindate? No rain date information …

$3 – $5