We could also be heading into the final official month of summer time, however that doesn’t imply the free household enjoyable has to cease. Seize all of the seafood on the twenty seventh Annual Clam Fest in Highlands, go to the training backyard and animals on the Twilight Farm Competition in Clifton, or cheer on the tractor pulls and pig races on the Salem County Honest in Woodstown. And don’t miss Nationwide Evening Out on August 2 in NJ—it’s a free occasion in a number of cities throughout the state. (characteristic picture taken at istock/Lisay)
(Observe: It’s at all times finest to examine forward for in-person occasions)
Land of Luck Paramus
The Land of Luck, a limited-time experiential activation, is coming to the Westfield Backyard State Plaza. Select your individual journey with immersive video games, picture alternatives, and hands-on actions for the entire household. Check your luck on the pop-a-shot or Kerplunk competitors, customise a penny, or make slime as you enterprise between the magical lands of Good Luck and Dangerous Luck.
Backyard State Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652
twenty seventh Annual Clam Fest
What may very well be higher than contemporary seafood on the shore? Try the dwell leisure, contests, particular distributors, crafters, kids’s actions, and contemporary seafood.
Value: Free admission and parking
Huddy Park, 329 Bay Ave #325, Highlands, NJ 07732
Olde Freehold Day
August 6 at 12 PM
Come collectively to take heed to music, strive meals and drinks, and be a part of the pajama drive to help hospitalized kids.
Lake Topanemus, Pond Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728
Symphony in C’s
August 6 at 7 PM
Take pleasure in a free out of doors live performance on the Haddonfield Library performed by Haddonfield’s personal Paul Bryan. This system will characteristic a choice of summertime favorites, from blockbuster film themes to patriotic melodies. The rain date will likely be August 7.
Value: Free tickets can be found on Eventbrite
60 North Haddon Avenue, Haddonfield, NJ, 08003
NJ Pals of Clearwater Music Competition
August 6-7 at 11 AM
Benefit from the forty seventh annual open-air music competition celebrating the spirit of individuals working & singing collectively for the surroundings. There will likely be rock, people, Latin, soul, and different genres.
Riverside Gardens Park, West Entrance Road, Purple Financial institution, NJ 07701
2022 Guided Historic Training Strolling Tour
August 7 at 1 PM
Take a free tour by the Historic Preservation and Training Committee of the Washington Crossing Park Affiliation. Go to the Washington Crossing Customer Heart Museum, Sullivan Drive and Continental Lane Marker, the Stone Barn, and The Overlook, all with historic significance to the Revolutionary Conflict.
Value: Free, however donations are accepted.
Washington Crossing State Park Guests Heart, 355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd., Titusville, NJ 08560
233rd Nationwide Lighthouse Day
August 7 at 2 PM
It’s Nationwide Lighthouse Day on August 7 which marks the 233rd anniversary of the signing of the 1789 Lighthouse Act. There will likely be video games and surprises for all kids.
Value: Admission is free, and donations are accepted
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, 111 North Central Avenue, North Wildwood, NJ 08260
Crest Meals Truck Nights
August 7 at 4 PM
This Sunday night occasion consists of meals vehicles, crafters, and leisure for the entire household.
Centennial Park, Fern Highway, and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
Second Saturday in Collingswood
The Second Saturday occasion started when a set of retailer house owners got here collectively to advertise the humanities in Collingswood. As soon as a month, guests can plan an evening in town to expertise arts, music, procuring, and eating in Collingswood. Don’t miss the native artists and musicians on every block.
Haddon Ave., Collingswood, NJ 08108
Salem County Honest
This old school nation honest usually options livestock reveals, occasions, and a big farm equipment show. Savor the scrumptious BBQ dinner supplied nightly or strive a number of the different meals distributors. Children will love the tractor and truck pulls and the pig races too. Particulars are nonetheless coming collectively for the 2022 occasion, so examine the hyperlink ceaselessly for updates.
Value: No admission price, parking $10 per car for all 4 days
Salem County Fairgrounds – 735 Rt. 40, Woodstown, NJ 08098
Somerset County 4-H Honest
With a wealthy historical past related to the local people, the 4-H Honest has grow to be an annual cornerstone of Somerset County. This 12 months they may host a good for the entire household.
North Department Park, 355 Milltown Highway Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Ocean Township Italian-American Competition
The annual Ocean Township Italian-American Competition celebrates all issues Italian heritage and tradition. Take pleasure in yummy genuine Italian meals and take a look at the carnival rides, raffles, food-eating contests, and extra. That is the forty sixth anniversary of this beloved competition.
Joe Palaia Park, 200 Whalepond Rd., Oakhurst, NJ 07755
Atlantic County 4-H Honest
It’s not a good and not using a automobile present, child parade, pet parade, and a pie-eating contest. There can even be rides and leisure.
Value: Free admission, $4 for parking
3210 Route 50, South Egg Harbor Metropolis, NJ
New Brunswick Coronary heart Competition
It’s the third annual New Brunswick Coronary heart Competition, which celebrates the colourful arts and historical past that New Brunswick and the County of Middlesex provide. There will likely be dwell music and dance performances, a visible Arts Market, craft and meals distributors, interactive actions and video games, enjoyable giveaways, a Well being & Wellness tent with Backyard of Therapeutic, and readings of well-known love letters by actors from Thinkery & Verse.
Downtown New Brunswick in entrance of the theaters at Monument Sq. at 2 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Hillsborough Rotary Honest
August 16-20, fireworks on August 20
The Annual Hillsborough Rotary Honest is again with enjoyable for the entire household. Go to distributors, play video games, seize some grub, and wristband night time each night time.
Within the lot adjoining to Lowe’s, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844
Beachfest II Arts & Crafts Competition
August 20 at 9 AM
Artists, makers, and meals will likely be on the seaside city of Seashore Haven. Prepare to buy by the shore.
Veteran’s Bicentennial Park, 100 Engelside Avenue, Seashore Haven, NJ 08008
Canal Day Music & Craft Competition
August 20 at 10 AM
Train the fam some historical past at this summer time competition in NJ—take a guided strolling tour of the Morris Canal, journey down the waterway on a free boat experience, or show your prowess by paddling a kayak. Take pleasure in listening to a few of New Jersey’s finest musical performers and watch the beautiful fireworks show over the water.
Hugh Drive Canal Park, 180 West Central Avenue, Wharton, NJ 07885
Hunterdon County 4H and Agricultural Honest Fireworks
This family-friendly occasion celebrates Hunterdon County’s wealthy agricultural panorama. You and your crew can try the 4-H county honest farm actions, dwell music, enjoyable video games, thrilling carnival rides, and scrumptious meals.
Value: Free, parking $10
Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, 1207 Route 179, Lambertville, NJ 08530
Twilight Farm Competition
August 25 at 2 PM
The Metropolis Inexperienced Farm Eco-Heart in Clifton could have a free, enjoyable night for households. There will likely be dwell music, garden video games, and free children’ actions. Be sure you see the training backyard and go to the animals.
171 Grove Road Clifton, NJ 07013
August 27 at 10 AM
Convey the entire household to Manasquan to see distinctive crafters and artists, pattern gourmand meals, do kid-friendly actions, and extra.
Squan Plaza, Abe Voorhees Dr., Manasquan, NJ 08736
Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Competition
August 27 at 1 PM
The annual occasion has moved places and altered names through the years, nevertheless it’s nonetheless the identical dwell jazz music and blues music. Crafters, distributors, meals vehicles, and fireworks can even be at 9 PM.
Cooper Avenue, Lengthy Department, NJ 07740
Scorching Halloween at Jenkinson’s
August 30-31 at 3 PM
Mud off these costumes and rejoice Scorching Halloween with us at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk. There will likely be strolling leisure, crafts & face portray, underwater carving at Jenkinson’s Aquarium, and a Halloween present on the South Seashore Stage. There’s a cost for coming into the aquarium.
300 Ocean Ave., Pt. Nice Seashore, NJ 08742
Household Enjoyable Days Crafts & Collectibles Present on the Cape Might Lighthouse
August 3, 10, 17, 24 from 9 AM-2 PM
Head to Cape Might for a crafts and collectibles present that includes distributors and crafters from the northeast in July and August.
Cape Might Lighthouse, 215 Lighthouse Ave., Cape Might, NJ 08204
Marine Science Program
Each Tuesday and Thursday via August 25, 11 AM -1 PM
Take a break from the sand—Miss Ocean is internet hosting the Borough of Wildwood Crest’s free marine science program. It is a nice academic expertise for your complete household.
Wildwood Crest, Rambler Highway, and the seaside
Jenkinson’s Motion pictures on the Seashore
Tuesdays, Now-August 30
Seize your seaside towel and chairs and prepare at no cost films on the seaside at Jenkinson’s. Movies embody Paw Patrol: The Film, Encanto, and Automobiles 3.
300 Ocean Avenue, Level Nice Seashore, NJ 08742
Friday Evening Fireworks in Wildwood
Each Friday at 10 PM
Is there a greater technique to finish a fun-filled week of summer time in Wildwood than with free fireworks? Each Friday night time, watch a spectacular show exploding to a musical rating performed alongside the Boardwalk and simulcast on 98.7 The Coast. Seize a seaside chair to calm down on the sand, or you possibly can see them from wherever on the boardwalk. Rain dates are each Sunday at 10 PM.
Wildwood Boardwalk, On the Seashore at Pine Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Tropicana’s Free Fireworks Sequence
Each Saturday at 10 PM till September
This dazzling 10-minute present is a part of Tropicana’s Summer time Celebration Fireworks Sequence. The performances are displayed from the beachfront and embody intricately designed scenes and vivid results.
Tropicana Atlantic Metropolis, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic Metropolis, NJ 08401
Wednesday Evening Fireworks at Seaside Heights
Each Wednesday at 9:30 PM via August 24
Head to the boards to hop on the rides, pop into the arcades, bask in some ice cream, and win prizes together with your kiddos. When the solar units, discover your favourite spot on the boardwalk to get pleasure from fireworks at 9:30 PM.
Seaside Heights Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
Thursday Evening Fireworks at Jenkinson’s
Each Thursday at darkish till August 25
This dazzling show at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in Level Nice is a neighborhood custom—catch the fireworks present on the seaside each Thursday night time. Earlier than the present, cease by the aquarium or hit up the whole lot else this fave boardwalk has to supply, then sit on the sand for the colourful show beginning at darkish.
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Level Nice Seashore, NJ 08742
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