There are hundreds of fairs and festivals in NJ for you and your family to explore. Many are annual events, while others are new establishments. From classic street fairs to niche parades, there are tons of fairs and festivals in NJ to add to your calendar!

Fairs and Festivals in NJ

2023 List of Fairs and Festivals in NJ

Please come back soon as we update this calendar with more fairs and festivals in NJ regularly. If you have an event you’d like to include on this list, please contact jennifer@njfamily.com.

 

FEBRUARY

Feb. 1 – 26: Vintner Wonderland, Egg Harbor City
Feb. 3-5: Deep Cut Orchid Society Show, Holmdel
Feb. 3-5: Greek Winter Feast, Egg Harbor Twp.
Feb. 4: Chocolate & Wine, Monroe Twp.
Feb. 5: Wizard Fest, Asbury Park
Feb. 11: Valentine’s Day Bazaar, Asbury Park
Feb. 12: Super Bowl Fest, East Rutherford
Feb. 19: Summer in Winter Carnival, Stafford Twp.

PREVIOUS EVENTS FROM 2022

MARCH 

March 3-5: Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo, Edison**
March 5: The Chocolate Expo, Edison
March 13 – April 23: PEEPS in the Village, Peddlers Village, PA**
March 26: Rahway Munch Madness, Rahway
March 26 -April 3 Allentown NJ Daffodil Days Festival, Allentown

APRIL

April 1-23: PEEPS in the Village, Peddlers Village, PA**
April 2-10: Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival, Newark
April 2-19: Bunny and Brunch Springtime Festival, Chester
April 16: 19th Century Easter Celebration, Wall Twp.
April 10: Daffodil Day, Moorestown
April 15: Author Expo, Sea Isle City**
April 16: Daffodil Day, Summit**
April 16: Bloomfest!, Newark**
April 22: Kites at the Pier, Long Branch**
April 22: Plantopia, Jersey City**
April 22: Elmwood Park Spring Street Fair, Elmwood Park**
April 22: Earth Day at Historic Smithville, Galloway
April 23: Stirling Street Fair, Stirling**
April 23: Art Walk at Historic Smithville, Galloway
April 23: Union Craft Crawl, Union
April 23: Community Day: Celebrating Earth Day, Newark
April 24: Stirling Street Fair
April 24: Earth Day Celebration, Ringwood
April 24: Millburn Street Fair & Craft Show, Millburn
April 24: Stirling Street Fair, Stirling
April 24: Daffodil Day, Summit
April 29: PorchFest, Princeton**
April 29: Grayrock N Roll Spring Festival, Clinton**
April 29: Area 57, Washington**
April 29: Rutgers Day, Camden/Newark/New Brunswick**
April 29: Ag Field Day and New Jersey Folk Festival, New Brunswick**
April 29: Rock & Roll Steampunk Festival, Washington Borough**
April 30: Rock the Block Clark Street Fair, Clark**
April 30: Cattus Island Nature Festival, Toms River
April 30: Galloway Art Festival, Galloway
April 30: Kite Day, Princeton
April 30: Bachapalooza Music Festival, Nanuet, NY

MAY

May 1: Mom-A-Rama Extravaganza, Oceanport
May 1: Maplewood Small Wonder Marketplace, Maplewood
May 1: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Celebration Week, Flemington
May 5 – 15: Broadway Commons Carnival, Hicksville, NY
May 6-8: Spring Rummage Sale, Far Hills
May 7: ECO Fair, Millville
May 7: 11th Annual Secaucus Green Festival, Secaucus
May 7: Skylands Stadium Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival, Augusta
May 7: National Public Gardens Day, Morristown
May 7: Mayday Fest, Flemington
May 8: Mother’s Day Throughout Town, Flemington
May 13: Chowdown, Maywood**
May 13: May Car Cruises, Galloway
May 14: Bridgewater Beerfest, Bridgewater
May 14: Undercover Music Fest, South Orange
May 14: History Day, Piscataway
May 14: Pups and Pints, Haddon Twp.
May 14- 15: Mayfest, Galloway
May 15: Red Bank 11th Annual International Beer, Wine & Food Fest, Red Bank
May 18-21: Our Lady of Peace Country Fair, New Providence
May 21: Kenilworth Street Fair, Kenilworth**
May 21: Bordentown Street Fair, Bordentown
May 21: Lake Hopatcong Block Party, Landing
May 21: Arts in the Park, Randolph
May 21: 2022 ArtWalk, West Windsor
May 21: World Diversity Day Children’s Festival, Freehold
May 22: 5th Annual Great Swamp Music Festival, Chatham
May 26: Music and Games on Main Street, Flemington
May 27: St. Philips Food Truck Fest, Saddle Brook**
May 27 – 30: Summer Book Fest, Flemington
May 27 – 30: Wildwoods International Kite Festival, Wildwood
May 29: Woodland Park Memorial Day Street Fair & Parade, Woodland Park**
May 29 – 30: Fine Artisans Show, Flemington

JUNE

June 3-5: Warren County Hot Air Ballon Festival, Washington
June 4: Sparta Day, Sparta
June 4: West Orange Street Fair, West Orange
June 4: Rally for the Two Rivers Eco-Fest, Rumson
June 4-5: The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival, Atlantic City
June 4-5: Jersey City Jazz Festival, Jersey City
June 5: Art at the Esplanade Open Air Show, Mountain Lakes
June 5: TRT Community Day, Millington
June 10-12: 36th Annual Lebanese Festival, Somerset
June 11: Piscataway Street Fair, Piscataway
June 11: Community Festival, Robbinsville
June 16-19: Barefoot Country Music Festival, Wildwood
June 16- 19: Tri-County Fair, Rockaway
June 17-July 4: Youth Sports Festival, North Brunswick
June 18: Create in the Crest Arts Festival, Wildwood Crest
June 18: Craft Beer Fest, Somerville
June 18: 11th Annual New Jersey Beer & Food Festival, Hamburg
June 18: Summer Solstice Music Festival, Basking Ridge
June 18: Manville-Hillsborough Food Truck and Music Fest, Manville
June 18: Manalapan Day, Manalapan Twp.
June 18: Holi Hai Color Walk, Jersey City
June 18-19: Berries and Brews at Ort Farms, Long Valley
June 18-19: Native American Heritage Celebration, East Brunswick
June 20-25: St. Gregory the Great Carnival, Hamilton Twp.
June 21 – 25: Our Lady of the Lake R.C. Church Carnival, Sparta
June 23: Farm Festival, Clifton
June 23-25: St. Stan’s Carnival, Sayreville
June 23 – July 10: State Fair Meadowlands, East Rutherford
June 24 – 25: Bridgefest, Ocean Grove
June 24 – 26: Rock, Ribs and Ridges Festival, Augusta
June 24 – July 4: L.E.A.D. Fest State Carnival, West Windsor
June 25: Northern NJ Empanada and Music Fest, Clifton
June 25: 11th Annual Taste of the Highlands, Highlands
June 25: Green Leaf Pet Resort Canine Carnival, Millstone Township
June 25: Craft Beer Festival, Camden
June 26: Wild Fest, Pittstown
June 26: Firefly Festival, Princeton
June 28 to July 2: St. Ambrose Carnival, Old Bridge

JULY

July 5-9: Cumberland County Fair, Millville
July 5-9: Atlantic Highlands Fireman’s Fair, Atlantic Highlands
July 8-10: NJ State BBQ Championship & Anglesea Blues Festival, North Wildwood
July 8-17: L.E.A.D. FEST Carnival, Blackwood
July 9: 28th Annual Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival, Haddonfield
July 9: Food Truck & Jazz Fest, Orange
July 9-10: Maplewoodstock, Maplewood
July 11-16, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Hammonton
July 13-17: Ocean County Fair, Berkeley Township
July 19-23: Burlington County Farm Fair, Columbus
July 19 – 24: St. Mary’s Church Carnival, Manahawkin
July 21-24: Morris County 4-H Fair, Chester
July 21-31: L.E.A.D. FEST Carnival, East Brunswick
July 22-26: St. Ann Italian Carnival, Hoboken
July 22 – Aug. 14: Stony Hill Farms Sunflower Festival, Chester
July 23: Sourland Mountain Festival, Ringoes
July 23: Craft Beer, Music & Crab Festival, Cape May
July 23: ARC of Warren County Food Truck Fest, Hackettstown
July 27-31: Monmouth County Fair, Freehold
July 29-31: New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning, Readington
July 29-Aug. 13: Sunflower Festival, Galloway
July 30: Meadowlands Racetrack Seafood Festival, East Rutherford
July 30: Soulsational Music & Wellness Festival, Bayville
July 30-31: Mercer County 4-H Fair, Hopewell Twp.
July 30-31: Monmouth Park Italian Festival, Oceanport
July 30-Aug. 6, Warren Farmers’ Fair and Hot Air Balloon Festival, Belvidere

AUGUST

August 1-7: Middlesex County Fair, East Brunswick
August 2-6: Keyport Fireman’s Fair, Keyport
August 5-7: Clam Festival, Highlands
August 5-13, New Jersey State Fair, Augusta
August 6: Butterfly Festival, Pennington
August 6: Chester Music Festival, Chester
August 6: Carnival, Farmers Market & Vendor Fair, Farmingdale
August 6: Indo-American Festival, New Brunswick
August 6-7: Clearwater Festival, Red Bank
August 7: Rutgers Football Fan Fest: Piscataway
August 9-12: Salem County Fair, Pilesgrove
August 9 – 13: Brick and Central’s Summertime Carnival, Bayville
August 9 – 14: Schoharie County Sunshine Fair, Cobleskill, NY
August 10 – 12: Somerset County 4-H Fair, Somerset
August 10 – 14: La Festa Italiana, Jersey City
August 10 – 14: Ocean Twp. Italian American Festival, Oakhurst
August 11 – 14: Passaic County Fair, Paterson
August 12 – 13: Atlantic County 4-H Fair, South Egg Harbor City
August 13: Salt Water Day, Laurence Harbor
August 13: Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival, Flemington
August 13: International Food & Music Festival, Newark
August 13: Caribbean Festival, Orange
August 13: Vets Summer Fest, Hackettstown
August 13-14: Seafood Festival, Landisville
August 13-14: Surf & Turf Seafood Festival, Oceanport
August 15-20: Fire Department & Rescue Squad Summer Carnival, Kenilworth
August 15-20: Delaware County Fair, Walton, NY
August 16 – 20: Hillsborough Rotary Fair, Hillsborough
August 16 – 21: Altamont Fair, Altamont, NY
August 19 – 21: Hi-Tide Summer Holiday, Asbury Park
August 20: EARTH Center Garden, Arts & Music Festival, North Brunswick
August 20: Canal Day Music and Craft Festival, Wharton
August 20-21: Crafts and Fine Arts Festival, Collingswood
August 20-21: Puerto Rican Day Festival & Parade, Jersey City
August 21: South Jersey Nerd Fest, Swedesboro
August 23-28: Dutchess County Fair, Rhinebeck, NY
August 26: International WineFest, Atlantic City
August 26 – September 3: Firemen’s Fair, Fair Haven
August 27: Long Branch Jazz & Blues Festival, Long Branch
August 27: Caribbean Festival, New Brunswick
August 27: Women’s Equality Day Summer Festival, Mt. Laurel
August 27-28: Latino Festival, Orange
August 27-28: Wine Down Summer Wine Festival, West Deptford
August 28: Apples & Artisans, Chester
August 31 – September 5: Schaghticoke Fair, Schaghticoke, NY

SEPTEMBER

September 1 – 3: Firemen’s Fair, Fair Haven
September 1 – 4: Fire Department Carnival, Boonton
September 2: Car Show and Food Truck Festival, Glassboro
September 2-4: Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, Pilesgrove
September 2–4: Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival, Lagrangeville, NY
September 2 – 5: Saint Joseph Feast, Lodi
September 2 – 5: St. Bart’s/UNICO Italian Fest, Scotch Plains
September 3: Tomato Festival, West Cape May
September 3: Brunswick Square End of Summer Fest, East Brunswick
September 4: Street Fair & Craft Show, Nutley
September 4: Scandanavian Fest, Budd Lake
September 4: Hispanic Parish Food Festival, Flemington
September 4: Labor Day Festival, Clifton
September 5, Riverdale Labor Day Street Fair, Riverdale
September 5 – October 31: Scarecrows in the Village, New Hope, PA
September 8-11, Hoboken Italian Festival, Hoboken
September 8-11: Greek Fest, Union
September 9-11: Central Jersey Jazz Fest, Flemington, New Brunswick, Metuchen + Somerville
September 9: PierFest, Jersey City (Fridays in September)
September 10: House Music Festival, Newark
September 10: Sailfest, Island Heights
September 10: Railroad Festival, Phillipsburg
September 10: Ocean County Irish Festival, Manahawkin
September 10: Rocktoberfest Preview & Car Show, Short Hills
September 10: Porchfest, Asbury Park
September 10-11: Bergen County Food & Wine Festival, Paramus
September 10-11: Grape Stomp Food Truck Festival, New Egypt
September 10-11: Home for Good’s Woofstock, Chatham
September 10-11: South Jersey Apple Fest, Woodstown
September 10-11: Wine on the Beach, Seaside Heights
September 10-18: Chinese Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival, Bridgewater
September 11: NJ Taco Festival, Augusta
September 11: Street Fair & Craft Show, Red Bank
September 16: Boots @ the Beach Country Music Fest, North Wildwood
September 16: PierFest, Jersey City (Fridays in September)
September 16-October 9: Oktoberfest at Morey’s Piers, Wildwood
September 16 – 18: Bergen County’s Fall Harvest Festival, Paramus
September 16-18: Comedy Festival, Hammonton
September 17: Festival by the Sea, Point Pleasant Beach
September 17: Comfort Food Festival, Toms River
September 17: Jazz & Blues Festival, Morristown
September 17: West Orange Jazz Festival, West Orange
September 17: Latino Fest: Freehold Borough
September 17: Latino Fest, Hightstown
September 17: DogFest Tri-States, Ewing Twp.
September 17: WineFestNJ, Shamong
September 17: Block Party, Haddon Twp.
September 17: Hungarian Artisan Market, New Brunswick
September 17: Burlington Hops & Rocks Festival and 5K, Burlington City
September 17: Porchfest, Collingswood
September 17-18: Sea.Hear.Now, Asbury Park
September 17-18, Mountain Creek Oktoberfest, Vernon
September 17-18: Feast of San Gennaro, Belmar
September 17-18: Saucetoberfest, Flemington
September 17 – October 30: Oktoberfest, Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson
September 17 – October 30: Fall Festival Weekends, South Brunswick
September 17 – October 30: Fall Festival Weekends, Washington Twp.
September 18: Community Day, Bridgewater
September 18: Fanny Wood Day Street Fair, Fanwood
September 18: Fall Craft Street Fair, Ridgewood
September 18: Marlboro Day Celebration, Marlboro
September 18: Co-Cathedral of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish Picnic, Freehold Twp.
September 18: Food Truck Festival, Mount Laurel
September 18 – October 30: Fall Festival at Argos Farm, Forked River
September 23: PierFest, Jersey City (Fridays in September)
September 23-25, Irish Fall Festival, North Wildwood
September 23-25: AsburyFest, Asbury Park
September 23-25: Greekfest, Roseland
September 23-25: Saint Barbara Greek Fest, Toms River
September 24: Rock the Farm, Seaside Heights
September 24: Woofstock, Voorhees
September 24: Middletown Day, Leonardo
September 24: Feast of San Gennaro, Manalapan
September 24: Jazz & Roots Music Festival, Union
September 24: Italian Festival, Historic Smithville
September 24: Water Lantern Festival, Jersey City
September 24: PorchFest, Newark
September 24: Seafarers Celebration, Wildwood
September 24: Mozart on the Meadow Family Music Festival, Bedminster
September 24: Arts Festival, Roselle Park
September 24: Liberty Hall Dance Festival, Union
September 24: Tewksbury Harvest Festival, Tewksbury
September 24: Baron’s Beerfest, River Edge
September 24: Trenton 2021 Riverfest, Trenton
September 24: Delaware River Festival, Camden
September 24: Oktoberfest, Haddon Twp.
September 24: Franklin Days Series Finale, Franklin Twp.
September 24: Family Fall Spectacular, Edison
September 24: Merchantville Music Fest, Merchantville
September 24: Fall Festival, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Harding Twp.
September 24: Aberdeen Day, Aberdeen Twp.
September 24: Timber Creek Fall Festival, Sicklerville
September 24-25: Oktoberfest, Hackettstown
September 24-25: Oktoberfest, Trenton
September 25: VonThun Farms Fall Fest, Washington
September 25: Boonton Day, Boonton
September 25: Batstock, Teaneck
September 25: Garfield Fall Family Street Fest, Garfield
September 25: Red Bank Battlefield Family History Festival, National Park
September 25: Raritan River Environmental Festival, New Brunswick
September 25: Bergenstock Music Festival, Ridgefield Park
September 30: PierFest, Jersey City (Fridays in September)
September 30: e-Commuter Fest, Princeton
September 30 – October 1: Olde Time Italian Festival, Wildwood

OCTOBER

October 1: Puptoberfest, Voorhees
October 1: Heritage Day 2022, North Brunswick
October 1: Chilifest, Atlantic Highlands
October 1: Oktoberfest, Highlands
October 1: Chowderfest, Beach Haven
October 1: Book Festival, Collingswood
October 1: Oktoberfest, Neshanic Station
October 1: Olde Time Italian Festival, Wildwood
October 1: Hanover Twp. PBA Food, Wine & Brew Fest, Whippany
October 1: Fall Festival, Union Beach
October 1: OLL Oktoberfest Fest, Verona
October 1: New Jersey State Botanical Garden Harvest Festival, Ringwood
October 1: Camden County Technical Schools Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival, Sicklerville
October 1: Hunterdon Harvest Fest, Flemington
October 1: Food, Wine & Brew Fest, Whippany
October 1: Green Energy Fair, Westfield
October 1: Food Truck & Music Fest: South Bound Brook
October 1-2: Oktoberfest, Historic Smithville
October 1-2: Cranberry Fest, Bordentown
October 1-2: Fall Craft & Music Festival, Cream Ridge
October 1-2: Festival of Fine Craft, Millville
October 1-3: Poetry Festival, Paterson
October 1-9: Oktoberfest at Morey’s Piers, Wildwood
October 1-23: Oktoberfest, Bear Mountain, NY
October 1-30: Fall Festival at Argos Farm, Forked River
October 1-30: Oktoberfest, Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson
October 1-30: AddamsFest, Westfield
October 1-31: Scarecrows in the Village, New Hope, PA
October 2: Oktoberfest, Princeton
October 2: UNICO Fun Family Street Fair, Saddle Brook
October 2: Food Truck & Family Festival, Denville
October 2: Italian Street Fair, Metuchen
October 2: Pumpkin Festival, Blackwood
October 7-9: Oktoberfest, Asbury Park
October 8: Scarecrow Contest & Children’s Fall Festival, Hamilton Twp.
October 8: Fall Harvest Festival, Ocean Grove
October 8: Fall Arts Festival, Lawrenceville
October 8: Children’s Book Festival, Princeton
October 8: World Diversity Day Children’s Festival, Freehold
October 8: Lima Bean Festival, West Cape May
October 8: The Craft Show at Oktoberfest, Demarest
October 8: Porchfest, Cranford
October 8: Last Blast Food Truck and Music Festival, Augusta
October 8: Straube Center Fall Fest, Pennington
October 8: Fall Festival and Blessing of the Animals: Middletown
October 8-9: Stafford Fall Wine Festival, Manahawkin
October 8-9: Fall Festival, Allentown
October 8-9: Irish Festival, Smithville
October 8-9: Oktoberfest, Ridgewood
October 8-9: Fall Bazaar, Asbury Park
October 8-9: International Food Festival, East Stroudsburg, PA
October 8-9: South Jersey Pumpkin Show, Woodstown
October 9: Tot Trot & Fall Festival, Metuchen
October 9: Oktoberfest, New Brunswick
October 9: Fall Street Fair, Califon
October 9: The Wildwoods Food & Music Festival, Wildwood
October 11-15: Saint James Parish Festival, Springfield
October 12: Flavor of Freehold, Freehold Borough
October 13-16: Fall Festival, Cape May
October 15: Hope Hose Riverfest, Bordentown
October 15-16: Fall Bazaar, Atlantic City
October 15-16: OctoberFeast, New Hope, PA
October 16: Oktoberfest, Hamilton Twp.
October 16: Sukkot Fall Fest, East Windsor
October 16: Harvest Homecoming, River Edge
October 16: Harvest Festival, Cherry Hill
October 16: Celebrate Fall, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit
October 22: Grayrock N Roll Fall Festival, Clinton
October 22: Howl-o-Ween Family Fest, Allentown
October 22: Pizza Fest, Hoboken
October 22: Fall Festival and Pooch Parade, Long Branch
October 22: Fall Harvest, Scotch Plains
October 22: Oktoberfest, Highlands
October 22: Fall Fest, Princeton
October 22: Oktoberfest, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit
October 22: Autumn Lands, Eastampton
October 23: Fall Festival at Common Grounds, Lakewood
October 23: Fall Festival and Truck N Treat, Pluckemin
October 29: Fall-O-Ween Festival, Verona
October 29: Pumpkin Patch Festival, Union

NOVEMBER 

November 5: Beers on the Boards, Point Pleasant
November 5: Healthy HeARTS Festival, Elmer
November 5: Super Jersey Comic Expo, Holmdel
November 5: Craft & Art Fair, Rahway
November 12: Winterfest by the Sea, Ocean City
November 13: The Chocolate Expo, Edison
November 13-14: NJ VegFest, Secaucus
November 16 – January 8, 2023: Festival of Trees, Princeton
November 18-26: Festival of Trees, Avalon
November 19: Gratitude Fest, Wildwood Crest
November 19: Holiday Crafters & Artisan Fair, Allamuchy
November 19 – December 24: Christmas Market, Philadelphia, PA
November 20: Swedish Christmas Fair, Upper Montclair
November 25 – December 18: Asbury Park Holiday Bazaar, Asbury Park
November 25-27: Christmas Block Party, Brigantine
November 25 – January 31, 2023: Winter Village, Newark
November 26: Fall Festival/Craft Show, Spotswood
November 26 – December 11: Long Branch Holiday Bazaar, Long Branch

DECEMBER

December 1-24: Christmas Market, Philadelphia, PA
December 1-31: Deck the Hall – Festival of Trees, Atlantic City
December 1 – January 8, 2023: Festival of Trees, Princeton
December 1 – January 31, 2023: Winter Village, Newark
December 3: Christmas Festival of the Light, Princeton
December 3-4: Atlantic City Holiday Bazaar, Atlantic City
December 3-11: Long Branch Holiday Bazaar, Long Branch
December 3-18: Asbury Park Holiday Bazaar, Asbury Park
Dec. 4 – Jan. 7, 2023: Festival of Trees, New Brunswick
December 8: Festival of Trees, Toms River
December 10: Winterfest, Eastampton
December 10-11: Bayshore Holiday Bazaar, Atlantic Highlands
December 17: Kwanzaa Family Festival, NJPAC, Newark
December 17-18: Holiday Fest, Lambertville

JANUARY 2023

Jan. 1-7: Festival of Trees, New Brunswick
Jan. 1-8: Festival of Trees, Princeton
Jan. 1-31: Winter Village, Newark
Jan. 1 – Feb. 26: Vintner Wonderland, Egg Harbor City
Jan. 6-8: Super Pet Expo, Edison
Jan. 6, 7, 13, 14: Fire & Frost Fun, Peddler’s Village, PA
Jan. 13-15: North Jersey Orchid Society Show & Sale, New Brunswick
Jan. 14: Wild Con Collectibles Festival, Wildwood
Jan. 15: NJ Meadowlands Eagle Festival, Carlstadt
Jan. 28: Fire & Ice Festival, Mount Holly
Jan. 29: Wassailing the Apple Trees, Princeton

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