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Food Truck Friday
Fireman’s Field, Rockaway Borough
Friday, 4 pm to 7 pm
Spend your Friday evening surrounded by live music, food trucks, and vendors. Kids’ activities include pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, axe-throwing, airbrush tattoos and more. There will also be a beer garden for those 21+. Admission is $5, and children under the age of 5 are free! Attendees are also asked to bring a non-perishable canned or boxed good to be donated to the food pantry.

Warren Court Art Block
South Orange
Saturday and Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm
This outdoor event features 18 artists on one block. Come with the family to see paintings, carvings, sculptures, collages, and more. There’ll be live acoustic music on Saturday from 1 pm – 4 pm, as well as free raffles and live demos all weekend.

Pour Into Summer Wine Festival
Byrne Plaza, Wildwood
Saturday and Sunday, 12 pm – 5 pm
This 21+ event is the perfect way to “wine” down and kick off the summer season. The wine at this event comes from some of New Jersey’s best wineries, and there will also be food trucks and live music. Tickets are $25 and are sold online at www.newjerseywineevents.com.

Saddle Brook Food Truck & Music Festival
St Philip The Apostle Parking Lot, Saddle Brook
Saturday, 11 am – 7 pm
With 20 gourmet food trucks, live music, vendors, and more, this event is sure to entertain. Little ones will love the special kids’ activities including pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, games, and more. Tickets are $5, and kids under age 5 are free. Attendees are also asked to bring a non-perishable canned or boxed item to be donated to the food pantry.

1st Annual Strawberry Festival
Borough of Berlin Hall, Berlin
Saturday, 3 pm – 7 pm
This family-friendly festival is a celebration of all things strawberry. Enjoy live music, food trucks, vendors, and a Strawberry Contest (featuring everything from cakes to jams). It’s free to sign up.

Art Walk and Craft Market
Saturday, 11 am – 4 pm
There are art galleries and exhibitions all throughout the city for you to explore. The event is free and self-guided; be sure to check out the website for the location directory and map.

4th Annual “Great Swamp Great Music” Festival
Giralda Farms Preserve, Morristown
Sunday, 1 pm – 6 pm
Grab your blankets or chairs and head over to Giralda Farms on Sunday for music, food, and fun. This fundraiser event offers five  hours of live, family-friendly entertainment. There will be food and adult beverages available for purchase while the crowd enjoys performances from returning favorites such as Lenox Underground, The Big Fuss, and Big Train, as well as new artists. Tickets are $25/adult in advance, $30/adult at the gate. Children under 13 are free.

Branchburg Food Truck & Music Festival
White Oak Park, Branchburg
Sunday, 11 am – 7 pm
This family-friendly event is a great way to spend your Sunday. There will be 20 gourmet food trucks, live music, and a beer garden. There are also tons of activities for the kids, with pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, spin art, and more. Dogs are welcome, and children under the age of 5 get in free. Tickets are $5 and attendees are also asked to bring a non-perishable canned or boxed item to be donated to the food pantry.

All weekend, various show times
Virtual Event
The whole family will enjoy this fun virtual show as they follow a girl named Brianna in her “adventure through the seasons.” Clowns, dancing, and circus specialty acts are promised in this 60-minute performance. Tickets can be purchased online at and are recommended for children ages 3+.

SUE: The T-Rex Experience
Liberty Science Center, Jersey City
Ongoing, opens Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
This interactive, engaging and hands-on exhibition features an exact replica of SUE the dino’s skeleton measuring 40 feet long and 13 feet tall at the hip. The skeleton faces off against a full-scale replica of a Triceratops, one of T-Rex’s natural enemies! This exhibit is available as an add-on to your general admission ticket to LSC.