Best of NJ works hard to create a statewide calendar full of fun things to do. But since there are so many types of events going on all year round, we’re breaking things up a bit. Below, you’ll find a list of The Best Festivals & Expos in New Jersey.
North Jersey Festivals & Expos
Where: Vernon Lights Festival – 11/29/2019 - 02/02/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Vernon Lights Festival is a Wonderland of Lanterns and Light. Don’t miss this walk-through wonderland of family fun. See massive lighting displays.
Where: Harborside JC – 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Sneaker Fest, the greatest sneaker convention. Allows collectors to buy, sell, and trade some of the rarest sneakers, clothings, and items in the world!
Where: Harborside 3 Atrium – 01/31/2020: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Come to the Jersey City Whiskey Fest at Harborside Atrium. Jersey City Whiskey Fest features over 100 styles of whiskey and spirits.
Where: The Meadowlands Exposition Center – 02/01/2020: 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: The biggest names in brewing are getting ready for New Jersey’s biggest pre-game tailgate party. Selected as one of the “Top ten NJ expos” by BestOfNJ.com.
Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 02/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Shanghai Circus World
Where: The Laundromat – 03/07/2020: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the St. Patty's Bar Crawl starting at The Laundromat. There will be lots of great giveaways all day throughout the crawl. Plus, free apps.
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza – 03/08/2020: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Shamrock Brew Fest at Westfield Garden State Plaza. Join MegaBite Events and 25 breweries from around the tri-state area.
Where: The Meadowlands Exposition Center – 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Castle Point Anime Convention 2020. A variety of exciting events. Including anime showings, game tournaments, and more.
Where: Hoboken – 05/02/2020: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Hoboken's Tacos N' Tequila Crawl! Let's taco 'bout sipping margs, eating tacos & getting festive. Dance your tacos off at the Tacos N' Tequila Crawl!
Where: The Meadowlands Exposition Center – 05/30/2020 - 05/31/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Dog lovers won't want to miss the World Dog Expo 2020 at The Meadowlands Exposition Center. This weekend spectacular event will celebrate dogs everywhere.
Where: Ginty Field – 08/22/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Come to the Morris Township Family Food Truck Fest. Join in at this beautiful outdoor park and ball fields. Check out a wide variety of gourmet options.
Central Jersey Festivals & Expos
Where: Lambertville Station – 01/18/2020 - 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the 2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival. Enjoy 9 days packed with events for adults, children and families. Events include chili cook off.
Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 02/07/2020 - 02/09/2020: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Super Pet Expo at the New Jersey Convention Center! This year visitors and their dogs can participate in dog features.
Where: New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center – 02/09/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Come to the New Jersey Wedding Expo at the Convention Center. Many new vendors, shows and displays! Plus all new prizes and grand prizes.
Where: Crowne Plaza Edison – 03/21/2020: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come out yo the 2nd Annual Curls N Cupcakes. An annual event to celebrate natural hair by having curl chats, question and answer sessions.
Where: The New Jersey Convention and Expo Center – 03/27/2020 - 03/29/2020: 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo. This community event is dedicated to Wellness, Spiritual Growth & the Conscious Evolution of Humanity.
Where: TD Bank Ballpark – 05/09/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest! You don’t need to be a baseball fan to enjoy their wide selection of gourmet food-on-wheels.
Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 05/17/2020: All Day
Details: The Asian American Heritage Festival celebrates the rich heritage and culture of the Asian diaspora in America. We bring together the sounds, sights, dances, art…
Jersey Shore Festivals & Expos
Where: Asbury Park Convention Hall – 01/25/2020 - 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Asbury Park Beerfest at Convention Hall! The event features craft beers, ciders, retro beers, classic boardwalk food, tasting glasses.
Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 03/08/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Flip FabriQue
Where: Downtown Red Bank – 04/05/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Red Bank Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art
Where: Stone Pony Summer Stage – 06/27/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Shadow Of The City
Where: Lake Lenape Park East – 07/12/2020: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in at the 5th Annual Gilda's Club South Jersey Dragon Boat Festival! This event features dragon boat races, Brews for Dragons beer tasting, food…
South Jersey Festivals & Expos
Where: Downtown Mount Holly – 01/25/2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Mount Holly Fire & Ice Festival. Over a dozen professional ice carvers from up and down the east coast. Plus an equal number of professional chili chefs.
Where: The Merion – 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Bridal Showcase at The Merion. Wedding exhibits with everything you need for your wedding day and married life! Wedding seminars.
Visit our Statewide Calendar to see more great events going on in New Jersey.