*Many events require advance ticketing. All events are subject to change. Please check ahead of going for rules on social distancing, masks and capacity limits.

D Fitness Studio, Point Pleasant
Friday, 5-8 pm
This indoor event features 20 mom owned pop-up shops so you can shop for a gift for yourself or you mom. There’s food, entertainment, character meet-and-greets for the kids and music along with some interactive demos. Registration is required and your $5 entry fee is a donation to Covenant House.

Food Truck Fest & Inflatable Village 
Rabkin Park, Union
Saturday, 2-7 pm
Let the kids get some of that energy out by bouncing like crazy on the inflatables and obstacles. For the adults there’s live music, a food truck festival and a beer garden with beer, wine and sangria.

Vintage Baseball 
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
Saturday, 1-3 pm
Want to see what baseball looked like in the 19th century? See the Monmouth Furnace Boys in action, dressed in uniforms and playing the game like it was back then.

Garfield Carnival
Columbus Park, Garfield
May 5-8, times vary
The festival has extend their dates. Pre-purchased tickets ($2/person) are required for this day of family fun with music, rides and more.

Mullica Hill Arts and Crafts Festival
Mullica Hill Art Center, Mullica Hill
Saturday, 10 am
Treat yourself this Mother’s Day with a handmade painting, sculpture or ceramic piece from one of the artisans selling their wares at this festival. While you shop, the kids can participate in activities and snack on some of the great treats.

Mother’s Day Farm to Table Brunch 
Alstede Farms, Chester
All weekend, various times
Enjoy tractor-drawn wagon rides around the farm while taking in the relaxed farm atmosphere and enjoying a casual family-style meal. Stay and enjoy friendly farm animals, a self-guided museum tour, visit the farm store or enjoy homemade ice cream. Advanced tickets are required and will be sold per time slot. There are three time slots available for both Saturday, May 8th and Sunday, May 9th which are: 10 am, 12 pm, & 2 pm.

Looking for More Great Spots for Mother’s Day Brunches? See Our Full List Here 

Mother’s Day – Mom’s Ride Free
iPlay America, Freehold
Sunday, 12-9
In a fun twist on Mother’s Day, iPlay America is offering moms free unlimited rides for the day. But better yet, if mom wants to stay home and relax (yes, please), dads can also score free rides for the day if they bring the kids so mom can chill solo.

Mother’s Day Wine Trail Weekend 
Terhune Orchards, Princeton
All weekend, 12- 5
Wine tasting flights are $2 off all weekend. Enjoy while sitting in the Wine Orchard and listen to the music of  Jim Matlack & Joe Kramer on Saturday and Kara and Corey on Sunday. While at the farm, take the kids to walk the farm trail and see the barnyard animals. You can also pick your own asparagus.

Mother’s Day Skate at the Rink
American Dream, East Rutherford
All weekend, 11 am -3 pm
There will be a DJ on hand playing some throwback tunes so you can jam to your faves while skating. Or if ice skating isn’t your thing, on Friday night American Dream and Petal+Eon are hosting a flower arranging workshop, with real flowers that will last two years.

Spring in Living Color

Looking for some indoor fun?

TiLT Museum
American Dream, East Rutherford
All weekend, times vary

This newly-opened museum is an interactive feast for the eyes. Inside American Dream, this brightly-colored space is filled with giant murals that you step into for some magical 3D effects. Make sure your phones are charged and ready for all the Instaworthy photos you are going to take.

Spring in Living Color 
Garden State Plaza, Paramus
All weekend, times vary
If you’re worried about the weather, head to an indoor bloom fest with this vivid pop-up by The Floral Escape that just opened in the Garden State Plaza mall. This rainbow-colored display features pop-ups for you and the family to pose in front of.