N.J. Labor Day: Labor Day Weekend in Jersey

NJ Events: Labor Day in Jersey

NJ Events: Labor Day in Jersey

N.J. Labor Day: Labor Day weekend in New Jersey Updated: August 29, 2014

This Labor Day weekend there’s a lot going on in every region of the state. This year there’s a bluegrass festival in Salem County, a Scandinavian Festival in Budd Lake and a whole weekend of concerts, fireworks, parties and crafts in the Wildwoods. If you notice that I’ve missed a really big Labor Day weekend shindig, please leave us a comment below; We would love to hear from you. You can also submit your N.J. event here.

Labor Day Weekend in North Jersey:

ScanFest Scandinavian Festival

Sunday, August 31, 2014, $11.00 ScanFest, the largest Nordic festival on the East coast, returns to Morris County on Sunday, August 31, 2014 for its 30 year anniversary. This celebration of Nordic culture opens at 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning, and continues through 6:00 p.m. at Vasa Park in Budd Lake. The festival is held every year on Labor Day weekend. The festival celebrates the cultures of the Nordic countries of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia and Norway. It features: artisan demonstrations … Celebrate the Scans

Rutherford Street Fair

Monday, September 1, 2014, Free: The Rutherford Street Fair will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014 from 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. The fair features vendors, crafts, antiques, local food vendors, local businesses and local non profit agencies. The Rutherford Labor Day Street Fair is the largest and longest running street fair in New Jersey. The town boasts that the fair attracts over 25,000 … Rutherford Celebrates Labor Day

White Lake Beach BBQ

Monday, September 1, 2014, Free: The Sussex County YMCA will hold a Summer Family Barbecue at White Lake Beach Club in Lafayette on Labor Day Weekend. The event will start at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 30, 2014. The celebration will feature delicious BBQ from the Homestead Rest Restaurant in Sparta. The Y invites you to come out and celebrate the end of summer on the lake with the family. You can splash in … BBQ on the Beach in Sussex County

Labor Day Weekend in Central Jersey:

South Plainfield Labor Day Parade

Monday, September 1, 2014, Free: South Plainfield will stage its 57th Annual Labor Day Parade on Monday September 1, 2014. The parade starts at the Police Athletic League Recreation Center on Maple Avenue at 10:00 a.m. The parade is one of the oldest and biggest parades in the state. It features bagpipers, clowns, local boy and girl scout troops, home-made floats, costumed characters, athletic organizations, volunteer groups, military vehicles, classic cars, political leaders, firetrucks and marching … Labor Day in South Plainfield

Riverfest in Frenchtown

Sunday, August 31, 2014, Free: Frenchtown celebrates the river with a host of activities for the entire family this weekend on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Some of the activities include: the annual pet show, earth friendly arts, kid’s activities, local food vendors, the Frenchtown Farmers Market, live music from … Riverfest in Frenchtown

Labor Day Weekend in South Jersey:

Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, August 29, 30, 31, 2014, $40.00 to $95.00: The 43rd Annual Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival will be held at the Salem County Fairgrounds in Woodstown on Labor Day weekend. The festival is celebrating its 43rd year at the Salem County Fairgrounds. Daily admission prices range from $40.00 to $95.00 for the weekend. Some of the performers this year include: Dan Paisley and the Southern Grass, Balsam Range, Stage Hogs, Suzy Bogguss, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, Grass Cats, Detour, Jim Hurst, Seldom Scene, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Claire Lynch Band, Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing, Frank Solivan & Dirty … The Bluegrass of South Jersey

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Labor Day Weekend @ the Jersey Shore:

BBQ & Craft Beer Festival:

Saturday & Sunday, August 30, 31, , 2014: The BBQ and Craft Beer Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, August 30, 31, 2014 at Monmouth Park Raceway in Oceanport. The event features barbecue ribs, pulled pork and brisket from some of New Jersey’s best BBQ joints along with a beer garden. Some of the local food vendors include: Chop Shop BBQ, Coney Waffle, DRJ Catering, Wild Bill’s Olde Fashioned Soda, El Lechon de Negron, Jersey Shore BBQ, Mary Queen of Pork … Beer & BBQ at the Raceway

Manasquan Concert & Fireworks:

Saturday, August 30, 2014: Manasquan will present a community celebration for Labor Day weekend that features a concert and fireworks on Saturday, August 30, 2014. The concert on the main beach will begin at 7:30 p.m. and it will feature … Celebration in Squan

Jazz It Up Wine Festival:

Saturday & Sunday, August 30, 31, 2014: The Jazz it Up Wine Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, August 30, 31, 2014 at Allaire State Park in Farmingdale, New Jersey. The park is home to Allaire Village, a nineteenth century living history village. The festival celebrates the reenactment of early American … Jazz & Wine @ Allaire

Labor Day Weekend in the Wildwoods:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday, August 29, 30, 31 & September 1, 2014: The Labor Day Weekend festivities start on Friday, August 29th in the Wildwoods with a fireworks display to bring an end to the summer season. The special Labor Day Weekend fireworks show will begin at 10:00 p.m. on the … On Sunday, there’s a Wildwood Block Party and Music Festival that runs all day long, from noon to midnight. The festival features crafts, games, rides, local … On Labor Day, Monday, September the 1st, there will be a parade featuring the Cape Atlantic Irish Pipe Brigade. It will take place at … A Wildwood Family Labor Day

Doo Wop Summer Finale:

Saturday, August 30, 2014: There will be a Doo Wop Summer Finale held in Ocean Grove on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. The concert will be held at the Ocean Grove Great Auditorium and Tabernacle. The concert will feature The Belmonts, Emil Stuccio & … Doo Wop in Ocean Grove

Colts Neck Pet Fair

Saturday & Sunday, August 30, 31, 2014: The 2014 Colts Neck Pet Fair will take place at the Bucks Mill Recreation Area on Labor Day Weekend. The event raises money for two New Jersey charities, the Make a Wish Foundation and The Monmouth County SPCA. There will be having over twenty local animal rescue groups at the pet … Pets in Colts Neck

Ocean City Labor Day Race

Monday, September 1, 2014: This 5 mile run on the beach has been staged for more than 20 years in Ocean City. The race starts at 9:00 a.m. on Monday morning on the beach at 23rd Street. There will also be a 1 mile health walk and run starting immediately after the 5 mile race is started. Both events start and finish at the 23rd Street Beach. The 5 mile race will go south for 2.5 miles and return to the starting point. Registration through August … OC Labor Day Race

Labor Day in the Region:

Sesame Place Fireworks

Saturday, August 30, 31, 2014: C is for Celebrate! Don’t miss the fireworks show, set to Sesame Street music. Rock out with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster and Count von Count, as their music fills the air and the sky is covered with colorful bursts of brilliance. Be sure to watch us paint the sky red (and green … Sesame Celebrates

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