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We love sharing with families fun things to do in NJ especially when it comes to events in New Jersey. If you are looking for things to do in New Jersey today or in the days ahead, just take a look at our Calendar of New Jersey events.
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Please be advised that the NJ State History Fair will not be held in 2018. We will reintroduce the Fair on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Manalapan, NJ. The key reason for not holding the fair this year, are the many interpretive projects and events being presented at our historic sites in 2018. Chief among these is the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth. Several prominent reenactment organizations have chosen to make the Battle of…Find out more »
May 26, 2019 (Sun) Memorial Day observance at the Park, 2 PM.Find out more »
Bring your family to the Battlefield Saturday or Sunday, June 22 & 23, 2019, and travel back in time to the 1770s. Two armies will be preparing to do battle. Continental Army soldiers retrained at Valley Forge are itching to show off their new skills, while a British-German-Loyalist Army hopes to crush the rebels and restore good government. Come early for a full day of living history. The army encampments will welcome visitors beginning at 9 A.M. Watch soldiers clean…Find out more »
Sunday, February 23 Program on “George Washington Minute by Minute at Monmouth” Held at 2 pm at the Visitor Center Auditorium.Find out more »