STATE FAIR MEADOWLANDS
Friday at 5:30 PM
Big Snow, American Dream, East Rutherford
The indoor, ski and snowboard center is hosting a pride night, in the the spirit of inclusivity and equality for all.
11th Annual Rock, Ribs & Ridges Festival
All weekend, 12 PM – 8PM
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta
The Rock, Ribs and Ridges festival is back and is now a three day long party complete with live music from bands like The Allman Betts Band and award-winning ribbers from all over the country. Tickets can be purchased on their website and children under 3 are free.
State Fair Meadowlands
Meadowlands, East Rutherford
The State Fair Meadowlands is in the midst of its 24 day run with over 100 different rides and games to enjoy, plus live entertainment from acts like The Jay Mattioli Magic Show, Pirates of The Columbian Caribbean and many more. Visit their website for the entertainment schedule and to purchase tickets.
Family Fun Fest
Saturday, 12 PM – 10 PM
Beachway Ave, Keansburg
Keansburg Recreation is hosting their 4th annual Family Fun Fest this Saturday. Food vendors, fireworks, and live music will be featured at this free event.
Broadway at the Commons
Saturday, 1 PM – 2 PM
Bridgewater Commons Mall, Bridgewater
Somerset County’s newest theater company is coming to the Bridgewater Commons Mall for a fun, family-friendly musical extravaganza. Cast members of American Theater Group’s show The Bridges of Madison County will be performing some classic Broadway hits. This event is outdoors and open to the public.
Hillsborough Township 250th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, 5 PM- 10 PM ; Rain Date June 27
Auten Road Intermediate School, Hillsborough
Celebrate Hillsborough’s 250th anniversary with some games, attractions, live music and a bite to eat at the food tent. There will be a diorama contest where participants are challenged to create a diorama that represents a time in Hillsborough’s history. Stick around for the firework show.
Food Truck & Music Festival
Saturday, 11 AM – 7 PM
Bundt Park, Lebanon
Grab the family and the dog and head over to Bundt Park for a day of live music, games, vendors, and grub from over 20 gourmet food trucks. The little ones can enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, sand art and more. Admission is $5 and kids under 5 years old are free. Guests are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to donate.
Allaire Music Jamboree
Saturday, 11 AM – 4 PM
The Historic Village at Allaire, Wall Township
The Historic Village at Allaire is hosting a fundraiser with performances from local New Jersey bluegrass and folk musicians. While you are there you can visit the craft vendors, tour the historic village and check out some historical demonstrations. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite.
Kickoff to Summer Food Truck Festival
Saturday, 3 PM – 9 PM
Bayfront Philadelphia and Washington Avenues, Lavallette
Lavalette’s food truck festival will be filled with live music and kids activities. Vendors include House of Cupcakes and Latin Bites. Kids get in free.
We Kids Fest
Saturday, 10 AM – 3 PM ; Rain Date July 3
We Kids of Flemington, Flemington
We Kids of Flemington is celebrating their 25th birthday and you are invited to the party. This free event features a book exchange, games, art projects, a sidewalk sale and a musical show by Mixed Up Mama.
Saturday, 8 AM – 10 PM
Margate City Beach, Margate
Head down to Margate City Beach for “The Planet’s Biggest Beach Party”. There are things to do like volleyball, cornhole, a treasure hunt, shopping, sand sculpting, dance lessons and so much more. Food vendors and a beer garden will also be there. Admission to Beachstock is free and no beach tags are required.
In Full Bloom Summer Kickoff Event
Saturday, 10 AM – 1 PM
Princeton’s MarketFair common area will be kicking off summer with some beautiful fresh flowers. Bouquet designing classes are also offered at 10:30 am and 12 pm. Class sizes are limited and pre-registration is required.
Red, White and Blueberry Festival
Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM
Hammonton High School, Hammonton
Head to the Blueberry Capital of the World for the 35th annual Red, White and Blueberry Festival. Enjoy some live music, classic cars and… blueberries, of course.
Drag Bingo Family Fun
Sunday, 1 PM – 4 PM
Sloan Street Parking Lot, South Orange
South Orange Village Center Alliance presents Drag Bingo Family Fun. Join the fabulous Harmonica Sunbeam for a game of bingo and get grooving with DJ Redline. This event will have fun activities for kids of all ages. Bingo is free AND you have a chance to win an awesome prize.
Sunday, 4 PM – 9 PM
Terhune Orchards, Princeton
It’s summer, which in NJ means fireflies. Guests will enjoy live music from local band Tookany Creek Band and some classic summer favorites at Pam’s Food Tent. Children will also be make their own antennas and wings in the craft area. Admission is free and craft activities are $7.
Spring Fling Street Festival
Sunday, 10 AM – 5 PM
The Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights
The 4th annual Hasbrouck Heights Street Fair is happening this Sunday. This event features live music, local craft merchants, a kiddie area, a wide variety of food trucks and vendors and much more.