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The Best Festivals & Expos in New Jersey

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.

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North Jersey Festivals & Expos


Cherry Blossom tree
2020 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival

Where: Branch Brook Park – 04/04/2020 - 04/19/2020: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Pick one or join in for many of the fabulous featured events during the 2020 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival! Cherry Blossom Challenge Bike Race


Women’s History Month Film Festival

Where: Clement’s Place Jazz – 04/09/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Women’s History Month Film Festival


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Essex County Family Day

Where: Branch Brook Park – 04/18/2020: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Essex County Family Day. Visit the renovated and landscaped concert grove. Enjoy an afternoon outdoors with your family.


Morristown Brew-Stravaganza
Morristown Brew-Stravaganza

Where: Mennen Sports Arena – 04/18/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Enjoy the Morristown Brew-Stravaganza. Sample over 60 pilsners, ciders, and IPAs. Eat delicious food, listen to great music, and support local breweries!


Branch Brook Park bloomfest
Bloomfest!

Where: Branch Brook Park – 04/19/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to Bloomfest at Branch Brook Park. Enjoy a family day in New Jersey’s pinkest park! Events includes Japanese cultural demonstrations


Daffodil Festival
Daffodil Festival and Earth Day Fair

Where: Memorial Park at Van Neste Square – 04/19/2020: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Come to the Daffodil Festival and Earth Day Fair. Includes many interactive eco-themed activities. Learn about local environmental progress.


Building Tomorrows 5K Run
Building Tomorrows 5K Run, Family Walk, and Fun Fest

Where: Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex – 04/25/2020: 8:00 am
Details: The 22nd Annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run, Family Walk, and Fun Fest. Enhance the lives of children and adults with Autism, Down syndrome


Earth Day
Earth Day at Liberty State Park

Where: Liberty State Park – 04/25/2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Come to Earth Day at Liberty State Park. NJ's largest Earth Day celebration! Adults, teens and kids can attend this "litter free" and "carbon neutral" event


Earth Day at Essex County Environmental Center
Earth Day at Essex County Environmental Center

Where: Essex County Environmental Center – 04/25/2020: 11:00 am
Details: Earth Day at Essex County Environmental Center. Appreciate the natural world with its patrons, partners and friends. Enjoy a day filled with crafts


Livingston Food Truck & Music Festival
Livingston Food Truck & Music Festival

Where: Livingston Mall – 04/25/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Livingston Food Truck & Music Festival. Kick off the Season at the Livingston Mall. Features 20 quality gourmet food trucks


Northern Valley Earth Fair
Northern Valley Earth Fair

Where: Norwood Public School – 04/25/2020: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Northern Valley Earth Fair. Petting zoo, Tenafly nature center shows, bee exhibit, kids crafts, food trucks, music and more.


Randolph Food Truck Festival
Randolph Food Truck Festival

Where: County College of Morris – Dragonetti Auditorium – 04/25/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Randolph Food Truck Festival.An awesome event featuring: 2 live bands, 20 food vendors, a beer and wine garden.


Jersey City Wine Fest
Jersey City Wine Fest

Where: Harborside Atrium – 04/25/2020: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Jersey City Wine Fest is your all access pass to try wines from both local and abroad. Travel the world of wine at Harborside's waterfront property.


Paramus Food Truck & Music Festival

Where: Paramus Park Mall – 04/26/2020: All Day
Details: Food! Beer! Music! Fun! It’s a fun filled family day! Over 25 Gourmet Food Trucks, music, pony rides, & petting zoo,  vendors & fun! Bring…


Spring Festival
28th Annual Spring Festival

Where: Hatchery Hill Elementary School – 05/01/2020 - 05/03/2020: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: The 28th Annual Spring Festival will return to Hackettstown May 1, 2, 3. On the fields behind Hatchery Hill Elementary School on Fifth and Reese Aves


New Jersey Wine & Food Festival
New Jersey Wine & Food Festival

Where: Crystal Springs Resort – Golf, Spa, and Culinary Resort near NYC – 05/01/2020 - 05/03/2020: 6:30 pm
Details: Come to the New Jersey Wine & Food Festival. Held at Crystal Springs Resort. The festival’s events allow food and wine connoisseurs to meet and mingle


Art House Productions presents Speranza's VOTES FOR WOMEN on the Stages Festival Tour with New Jersey Theatre Alliance

Where: Art House Productions – 05/01/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Speranza's latest historical production, VOTES FOR WOMEN, by Jennie Contuzzi, is touring Hudson County with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages Tour. Performances are May…


Chester Food Truck & Music Festival

Where: Municipal Field – 05/02/2020: All Day
Details: Food! Beer! Music! Fun! It’s a fun filled family day! Over 25 Gourmet Food Trucks, music, pony rides, & petting zoo,  vendors & fun! Bring…


Skylands Stadium Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

Where: Skylands Stadium – 05/02/2020: All Day
Details: Are you feeling hangry and tired of spring cleaning? We have the perfect escape that’s deliciously fun for the whole family. Come on down to…


Castle Point Anime Convention 2020
Castle Point Anime Convention 2020

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.


Skylands Stadium Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

Where: Skylands Stadium – 05/02/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Skylands Stadium Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival


Hoboken's Tacos N' Tequila Crawl
Hoboken's Tacos N' Tequila Crawl

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!


Cinco de Mayo Food Truck Fiesta
Cinco de Mayo Food Truck Fiesta

Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza – 05/03/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Cinco de Mayo Food Truck Fiesta. Think spicy food, sangria, taco trucks and more mariachi bands than you can tip your sombrero to


Empanada Extravaganza and Sangria Fest
Empanada Extravaganza and Sangria Fest

Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza – 05/03/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Join in the Empanada Extravaganza and Sangria Fest. Features local gourmet food vendors and their unique twists on empanadas. Vote for your favorite!


Mile Square Theatre presents Speranza's VOTES FOR WOMEN on the Stages Festival Tour with New Jersey Theatre Alliance

Where: Mile Square Theatre – 05/07/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Speranza's latest historical production, VOTES FOR WOMEN, by Jennie Contuzzi, is touring Hudson County with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance Stages Tour. Performances are May…


Lake Hopatcong Block Party 2020

Where: Hopatcong State Park – 05/09/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Lake Hopatcong Block Party brings visitors together with businesses, non-profit organizations, community groups, crafters, and food vendors for a day that kicks off the…


Arts, Crafts & Music Festival
Warren County Arts, Crafts & Music Festival

Where: Downtown Washington – 05/09/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Warren County Arts, Crafts, & Music Festival. Downtown Washington Borough, Warren County, NJ. Features 70 craft and merchandise vendors.


Pop Culture Toy Show
Pop Kings Pop Culture Toy Show

Where: VFW Post 4591 – 05/16/2020: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Come to the Pop Kings Pop Culture Toy Show. This show will be wall to wall pop culture goodness. Come check out the dealers


Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown
Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown

Where: Lewis Morris Park – Doe Meadow Field – 05/16/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: The Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown is New Jersey’s first festival. Features only New Jersey Beer, coupled with restaurants, gourmet food trucks & Chefs.


Wine & Beer Festival sponsored by Sandy's Wine & Spirits

Where: Turkey Brook Park – 05/29/2020: All Day
Details: We’re excited to announce the first Wine & Beer Festival in Mt Olive! A variety of Wineries & Beer vendors will be on site for…


World Dog Expo 2020
World Dog Expo 2020

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.


HOT 97 Summer Jam
HOT 97 Summer Jam 2020

Where: MetLife Stadium – 06/06/2020: All Day
Details: Don't miss HOT 97 Summer Jam 2020. The event brings together top hip-hop, rap and R&B artists to New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium. The one day festival


Donaldson Farms Food Truck Fest
Donaldson Farms Food Truck Fest

Where: Donaldson Farms – 06/06/2020: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Bring your family and your besties and have a blast at the Donaldson Farms Food Truck Fest. You will enjoy 15+ gourmet food trucks, wine and craft beer.


Clifton Food Truck & Music Festival

Where: Wayne P.A.L. Hall – 06/07/2020: All Day
Details: Food! Beer! Music! Fun! It’s a fun filled family day! Over 25 Gourmet Food Trucks, music, pony rides, & petting zoo,  vendors & fun! Bring…


Woodbridge Food Truck & Music Festival

Where: Woodbridge Center – 06/13/2020: All Day
Details: Food! Beer! Music! Fun! It’s a fun filled family day! Over 25 Gourmet Food Trucks, music, pony rides, & petting zoo,  vendors & fun! Bring…


ToyconNJ
ToyconNJ

Where: Parsippany PAL – 06/13/2020 - 06/14/2020: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: You won't want to miss ToyconNJ. They will have over 200 vendor tables. Plus more family fun included with paid admission!


Summer Wine Festival
Summer Wine Festival

Where: Meadowlands Racetrack – 06/13/2020: 4:30 pm
Details: Come out to the Summer Wine Festival at Meadowlands Racetrack. 30+ total producers - wineries. Local NJ wineries. DJ and live horse racing.


Summer Wine Festival

Where: Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment Complex – 06/13/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Please note: VIP Begins At 4:30)       * 30+ total producers - wineries* Local NJ wineries* DJ* Live horse racing     $75 VIP…


Paramus Food Truck & Music Festival

Where: Paramus Park Mall – 06/14/2020: All Day
Details: Food! Beer! Music! Fun! It’s a fun filled family day! Over 25 Gourmet Food Trucks, music, pony rides, & petting zoo, vendors & fun! Bring your…


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Green Fest 2020

Where: Washington Borough Farmers Market – 06/20/2020: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Join in Green Fest 2020 at Washington Borough Farmers Market. Free event with kids crafts, butterfly release, live music, farm stands


NJ Highlands Brewfest at Boonton
NJ Highlands Brewfest at Boonton

Where: Boonton’s Canalside Park – 06/20/2020: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: NJ Highlands Brewfest at Boonton. The event benefs the NJ Highlands Coalition. Features over 40 breweries and 80 beers. In Boonton’s Canalside park.


State Fair Meadowlands

Where: MetLife Stadium – 06/25/2020: All Day
Details: Alakazam!! Make your summer magical at State Fair Meadowlands, taking place at MetLife Stadium from June 25 to July 12. Step into an amusement paradise…


Garden State Comic Fest
Garden State Comic Fest: Morristown Edition - 2020

Where: Mennen Sports Arena – 06/27/2020 - 06/28/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Garden State Comic Fest: Morristown Edition. New Jersey’s Highest Rated Comic Con. Better than ever with fantastic comic books, vendors


Cultural Diversity Day

Where: Garret Mountain Reservation – 06/27/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Celebrate rich cultural diversity through food, music, performances, crafts, art, and more!


Nova Scotia Tattoo Trip

Where: Wayne, New Jersey, United States – 06/28/2020: 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The W.T.C. Travel Club invites the general public to join them on a seven day trip to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, which includes…


Cypher Music Festival
Cypher Music Festival

Where: Weequahic Park – 07/17/2020 - 07/19/2020: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: The Cypher Music and Arts Festival is an annual music and arts festival. Held at the Weequahic Park in New Jersey, in the Historical Newark.


Sunflower Festival 8/1

Where: Stony Hill Farms – 08/01/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Sunflower Festival is an experience.  Each festival ticket includes a wagon ride to the sunflower fields. Guests spend as much time taking pictures, exploring sunflowers…


Sunflower Festival 8/2

Where: Stony Hill Farms – 08/02/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Sunflower Festival is an experience.  Each festival ticket includes a wagon ride to the sunflower fields. Guests spend as much time taking pictures, exploring sunflowers…


Sunflower Festival 8/8

Where: Stony Hill Farms – 08/08/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Sunflower Festival is an experience.  Each festival ticket includes a wagon ride to the sunflower fields. Guests spend as much time taking pictures, exploring sunflowers…


Sunflower Festival 8/9

Where: Stony Hill Farms – 08/09/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Sunflower Festival is an experience.  Each festival ticket includes a wagon ride to the sunflower fields. Guests spend as much time taking pictures, exploring sunflowers…


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Central Jersey Festivals & Expos


Princeton Environmental Film Festival
Annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival

Where: Princeton Public Library – 04/13/2020 - 04/19/2020: All Day
Details: The Annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival. Exceptional documentary films. Explore environmental sustainability from a wide range of angles


Somerset Job Fair April 14, 2020

Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Piscataway Somerset – 04/14/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Meet face to face with top employers hiring for Sales, Customer Service, Retail, Financial Services, Management, I.T., Government positions and more! This hiring event is…


NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show
NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 04/15/2020 - 04/19/2020: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come to the NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show. This is a huge family-friendly show and sale. It features common, intermediate, investment grade


Women’s History Month Film Festival

Where: Scotch Plains Pain and Rehabilitation – 04/16/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Women’s History Month Film Festival


Milford Earth Day Festival
Milford Earth Day Festival

Where: Milford – 04/18/2020: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Details: Come to the Milford Earth Day Festival. Community yoga, live music, free giveaways, Earth friendly vendors, kids crafts & more.


5th Annual Bridgewater Beerfest
5th Annual Bridgewater Beerfest

Where: Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center – 04/18/2020: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join in the 5th Annual Bridgewater Beerfest. Raises money for special needs programs in the community. Over 50 Beers. Tequila and bourbon tastings.


Princeton Wedding Showcase
Princeton Wedding Showcase

Where: Nassau Inn – 04/19/2020: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Details: You won't want to miss the Princeton Wedding Showcase.The historic Nassau Inn presents a sophisticated and one of kind Wedding Show!


Cranford Film Festival

Where: Cranford Theatre – 04/25/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Cranford Film Festival


Shad Fest
39th Annual Shad Fest

Where: Lambertville, New Jersey, United States – 04/25/2020 - 04/26/2020: 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Details: The Shad Fest features the area’s finest artists and crafters, great food and family entertainment. But the two-day extravaganza


Sheep to Shawl Festival

Where: Miller-Cory House Museum – 04/26/2020: All Day
Details: It's spring, and the sheep are due for their haircuts! Visit the Miller-Cory House Museum to celebrate seasonal life on an early American farm. The…


Bridal and Wedding Expo
ACS Bridal Show

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 04/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: The Bridal and Wedding Expo features an amazing selection of professionals ready to help brides. Find the perfect gown, honeymoon destination, photographer


Cinco De Emo
Cinco De Emo - The Sombrero Parade

Where: Big Shots Restaurant & Lounge – 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
Details: Come out to Cinco De Emo - The Sombrero Parade! Live cover bands & DJ playing the most memorable Emo Rock songs from the 2000's era, plus more!


Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest
Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest

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.


Wheels for the Wheel Car Show
2020 Annual Wheels for the Wheel Car Show

Where: Red Mill Museum Village – 05/17/2020: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Be sure to attend the 2020 Annual Wheels for the Wheel Car Show! They moved the car show to May in hopes for warmer, sunnier weather!


Cirque Du Soleil Crystal

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 05/20/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cirque Du Soleil Crystal


Cirque du Soleil Crystal Trenton

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 05/20/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cirque du Soleil Crystal Trenton


NJ Jerk Fest
NJ Jerk Fest 2020

Where: Arbor Rescue Squad – 05/23/2020: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: The New Jersey Jerk Fest is the largest Caribbean Festival in the New Jersey. A deliciously entertaining experience. Feast on spicy jerk cuisine.


Food Truck Festival
3rd Annual John E Riley Food Truck Festival

Where: John E Riley Elementary School – 05/30/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come join in for ther 3rd Annual Food Truck Fest! Amazing food trucks, vendors, beer garden and much more. Support the kids


Concordia Chamber Players
Concordia Chamber Players - The Princeton Festival

Where: Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary – 06/07/2020: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: The Concordia Chamber Players perform to acclaim throughout the region. The group has given a concert to open The Princeton Festival


Family Fun Night
Family Fun Night

Where: Summit Downtown – 06/11/2020: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Come to Family Fun Night in Downtown Summit. Beechwood Road is turning into a carnival-themed kid zone with a magic show, live children’s music


La Traviata
La Traviata - The Princeton Festival

Where: Richardson Auditorium – 06/21/2020 - 06/28/2020: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: La Traviata is is a work of magnificent depth, color, and emotion. Weaves together some of his most beautiful music into an intimate tale of love and loss


Baroque Chorus & Orchestra
Princeton Festival Baroque Chorus & Orchestra

Where: The College of New Jersey – 06/26/2020: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: The Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra and Chorus come together in a magnificent concert of Handel. Performed in the exquisite Mayo Concert Hall


Fleur Seule
Fleur Seule - The Princeton Festival

Where: Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University – 06/27/2020: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Fleur Seule. The jazz and Latin band known as Fleur Seule has been firing up the dance floors of Manhattan for years. The standout bossa nova


Festival of Ballooning
New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning

Where: Solberg Airport – 07/24/2020 - 07/26/2020: All Day
Details: Don't miss the New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning. Returns to Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ the weekend of July 24 – 26, 2020.


Grindhouse Nights Film Festival September 2020

Where: Roxy & Dukes Roadhouse – 09/19/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a full day of horror chills and thrills as we combine the best in independent filmmaking with the best in live entertainment!…


Asian American Heritage Festival

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 09/20/2020: 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…


DogFest Philly-NJ 2020

Where: Campus Town at TCNJ – 09/26/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Canine Companions DogFest is coming to New Jersey! So grab your leash and get ready to have a tail-waggin' good time! We’ll change lives, four…


Fall Festival

Where: Rutgers Gardens at Rutgers University – 10/18/2020: All Day
Details: Join us for a fun-filled, family-friendly day in the Gardens! Explore the many different areas in the Gardens as you Trunk or Treat for candy…



Jersey Shore Festivals & Expos


Wildwoods Wholesale Gift Show
Wildwoods Wholesale Gift Show

Where: Wildwoods Convention Center – 04/06/2020 - 04/08/2020: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Details: Come to the Wildwoods Wholesale Gift Show. This wholesale only tradeshow features souvenirs, beach equipment, suncare, gifts, jewelry


Easter Egg Hunt & Festival at Allaire
Easter Egg Hunt & Festival at Allaire Chapel

Where: The Historic Village at Allaire Chapel – 04/11/2020: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Come to the Easter Egg Hunt & Festival at Allaire Chapel. Features visit with the roaming Easter Bunny, live music, costumed characters, historic houses


Easter Fashion Stroll
Easter Fashion Stroll

Where: Ocean City Music Pier – 04/12/2020: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Details: Join in the Easter Fashion Stroll in front of the Music Pier. Come dressed in your Easter’s best. Meet the Easter Bunny. Judging begins at 1:00pm.


Easter Best Dressed Contest
Steel Pier's Easter Best Dressed Contest

Where: Steel Pier – 04/12/2020: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to Steel Pier's Easter Best Dressed Contest. Fun for the entire family. Features Ages Boy/Girl 0-12, Best Bonnet, and Best Dressed Family.


Exit Zero Jazz Festival
Spring Exit Zero Jazz Festival

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 04/17/2020 - 04/19/2020: 4:00 pm
Details: The Exit Zero Jazz Festival is a multi-venue festival with headline concerts in Schmidtchen Theater. Featured concerts in Cape May Convention Hall.


Art Walk
Art Walk

Where: Historic Smithville – 04/18/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Art Walk at Historic Smithville. Stop by the Village to see over 40 local artist display their work. Historic Smithville also has 7 eateries.


MobMovieCon
MobMovieCon

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 04/18/2020 - 04/19/2020: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: MobMovieCon. Comic-Con meets the crime and gangster genre in TV and cinema. A true experience that no gangster movie enthusiast should miss.


Asbury Park Music & Film Festival
Asbury Park Music & Film Festival

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 04/23/2020 - 04/26/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: The Asbury Park Music & Film Festival provides music education to underserved youth in and around Asbury Park. A commitment to musical excellence


Somers Point Bay Fest
Somers Point Bay Fest 2020

Where: Somers Point Bayfest – 04/25/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Bayfest is back! Come out and enjoy a day full of fun, food, crafts, music, and more. Presented by the Somers Point Bayfest Committee


Allaire BBQ & Brew Fest
Allaire BBQ & Brew Fest

Where: The Historic Village at Allaire – 04/25/2020 - 04/26/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in the Allaire BBQ & Brew Fest. A fun filled day with a beer/wine garden. Award-winning BBQ. Plus food trucks, crafters, and other vendors.


Laurita Winery Bacon Fest
Laurita Winery Bacon Fest

Where: Laurita Winery – 04/25/2020 - 04/26/2020: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Come out to Laurita Winery Bacon Fest. Admission includes free parking! Free souvenir Laurita wine glass! Free kids playgrounds! Fireworks – Saturday


Renaissance Faire

Where: Historic Smithville – 04/25/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the players of the New Jersey Renaissance Faire and travel back to the days of yore and merry Olde England as the Historic Village…


Jersey Shore Wine Festival & Food Trucks
Jersey Shore Wine Festival & Food Trucks

Where: FirstEnergy Park – 04/25/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Jersey Shore Wine Festival & Food Trucks. Wine tasting by New Jersey wineries from around the state. Also features live musical entertainment


Pt Pleasant Earth Day Celebration
Pt Pleasant Earth Day Celebration 2020

Where: Riverfront Park – 04/25/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Pt Pleasant Earth Day Celebration. Save the date, Saturday April 25th - Rain date April 26th. Environmentally friendly products, ideas


Asbury Park Music and Film Festival - The Springsteeen Archives

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 04/25/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Asbury Park Music and Film Festival - The Springsteeen Archives


Asbury Park Music and Film Festival - David Chase

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 04/25/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Asbury Park Music and Film Festival - David Chase


ACUA Earth Day Festival
ACUA Earth Day Festival

Where: ACUA – Atlantic County Utilities Authority – 04/26/2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Join in for the 30th Annual Earth Day Festival. Features a range of exciting activities for the community to enjoy and celebrate the environment.


Earth Day
Holmdel Earth Day Festival

Where: Bayonet Farm – 04/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Holmdel Earth Day Festival. Join members of Save Coastal Wildlife at Bayonet Farm! Help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day!


Red Bank International Beer, Wine & Food Fest
Red Bank International Beer, Wine & Food Fest

Where: White Street Parking Lot – 04/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Join in Red Bank International Beer, Wine & Food Fest. A variety of international food served by some of Red Bank's finest restaurants.


20 Year Celebration
Back to the Future – 20 Year Celebration

Where: Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum – 05/01/2020: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Back to the Future – 20 Year Celebration. Tuckerton Seaport will be celebrating its 20th year of delivering high impact, family focused experiences.


Cape May County Coast Guard Community Festival
Coast Guard Community Festival

Where: US Coast Guard Enlisted Association – 05/02/2020: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: The annual Cape May County Coast Guard Community Festival. Explore Training Center Cape May, the nation’s only boot camp for Coast Guard recruits


Creative Arts & Music Festival
Creative Arts & Music Festival

Where: Thompson Park – 05/02/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: The Creative Arts & Music Festival. A day filled with art, live music by some of the best local musicians, food vendors, and hands-on activities!


Fast Tracks, Food Trucks and Beer Festival
Fast Tracks, Food Trucks and Beer Festival

Where: Six Flags Great Adventure – 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Details: Join in for the Fast Tracks, Food Trucks and Beer Festival. Food trucks full of delicious treats from all over the world. Plus craft beer on tap!


May Day Spring Festival & Pet Expo
May Day Spring Festival & Pet Expo

Where: Island Beach State Park – 05/02/2020: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: The May Day Spring Festival & Expo features craft vendors, food, music, family fun, and more! Bring your pet along while you browse.


Stone Harbor's BBQ
Stone Harbor's BBQ, Blues & Boat Show

Where: Stone Harbor Chamber Of Commerce – 05/02/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in the Stone Harbor's BBQ, Blues & Boat Show. It'll be a fun day to be downtown Stone Harbor. Enjoy beautiful boats and watercraft


Emlen Physick Estate
Sip Into Spring at the Emlen Physick Estate

Where: Emlen Physick Estate – 05/09/2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Sip Into Spring at the Emlen Physick Estate. See vendors from throughout the Northeast display their wares. It’s the season of new growth!


Brew By The Bay
Brew By The Bay

Where: The Seafarer – 05/09/2020: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in Brew By The Bay. This event features a tasting on the picturesque waterfront. Live music by Stringbean & the Boardwalk Social Club.


Mothers Day Music Festival With Fantasia And Keith Sweat

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 05/09/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mothers Day Music Festival With Fantasia And Keith Sweat


Cape May Spring Festival
Cape May Spring Festival

Where: Grand Hotel of Cape May – 05/15/2020 - 05/17/2020: 7:00 am
Details: Come to the Cape May Spring Festival. There are special trolley trips, special walks, field workshops and indoor programs, including sunset activities.


New Jersey Seafood Festival
New Jersey Seafood Festival

Where: Belmar Plaza – 05/15/2020 - 05/17/2020: 11:00 am
Details: The New Jersey Seafood Festival returns to the Belmar Plaza parking lot in downtown Belmar, NJ. From May 15 to May 17, 2020. Free admission


Wildwoods International Kite Festival
Wildwoods International Kite Festival

Where: Verona Home at The Shore – 05/22/2020 - 05/25/2020: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Wildwoods International Kite Festival. Events will be on the beach at Rio Grand Avenue and inside the Convention Center.


Cape May Music Festival
Cape May Music Festival

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 05/24/2020: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Cape May Music Festival. Enjoy world-class orchestra and chamber music, a world traditions series. Plus Bach’s Lunches


Memorial Day Celebration
Bradley Beach Memorial Day Celebration

Where: Bradley Beach Boardwalk – 05/25/2020: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Join in the Bradley Beach Memorial Day Celebration. The parade kicks off the days festivities followed by a beautiful ceremony to honor the fallen.


freehold memorial day parade
Downtown Freehold Memorial Day Parade

Where: Downtown Freehold – 05/25/2020: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Come to the Downtown Freehold Memorial Day Parade. It's the largest and longest consecutively running Memorial Day Parade in New Jersey.


Cranc Festival - 3 Days Pass

Where: Cala Figuera – 05/28/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cranc Festival - 3 Days Pass


Ocean City
Health, Fitness and Wellness Expo

Where: Ocean City Music Pier – 05/30/2020: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Health, Fitness and Wellness Expo. The OCNJ Healthy Living Advisory Council will host the Expo 9 am to 2 pm. Saturday, May 30 at the Ocean City Music Pier


Hop Sauce Festival
Hop Sauce Festival 2020

Where: Veterans Memorial Park – 05/30/2020: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: Hop Sauce Festival is a gathering of craft beer and spice enthusiasts. The focus on brew and hot sauce is also paired with local fare


12th Annual Lighthouse International Film Festival

Where: Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences – 06/04/2020: All Day
Details: The Lighthouse International Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing diverse, dynamic storytelling, with a focus on unique voices with carefully curated lineup of films with…


The Lighthouse International Film Festival

Where: Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences – 06/04/2020: All Day
Details: The Lighthouse International Film Festival is held yearly- bringing award winning films from all over the world- shorts, feature length, episodic, comedies, dramas, and surf…


2020 LIFF Pass - ALL ACCESS AND FILMS&JAVA

Where: Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences and other Venues – 06/04/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Award winning Lighthouse International Film Festival! Join us June 4-7, 2020 for Award-winning Films, Parties, Awards Ceremony, Panel Discussions and 2 "Breakfast with the Filmmakers"…


Strawberry Festival
West Cape May Strawberry Festival

Where: Wilbraham Park – 06/06/2020: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the West Cape May Strawberry Festival. The Strawberry Festival has become an eagerly anticipated event each spring. Strawberries abound


50th Annual Irish Festival

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 06/07/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Make it a lucky day and come celebrate your inner Irish at the 50th Annual Irish Festival. Grab your favorite green outfit and come celebrate!Start your day…


Add-Ons for Gala Attendees

Where: The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s Resort – 06/09/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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ECMHoF Opening Night Pool Party!

Where: The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s Resort – 06/09/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Pool at Harrah's Atlantic City is a star in its own right - a real spectacle!  The East Coast Music Hall of Fame is…


ECMHoF Official Opening Night Welcome Reception

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 06/09/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The official Opening Night Welcome Reception is sure to be a blast!  We'll greet old friends and make new ones as you mix and mingle…


Lunch - Legends Awards Ceremony

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 06/10/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The East Coast Music Hall of Fame presents its Legends Awards ceremony, preceded by a lunch gathering of supporters, music fans and honorees.  Attendance to…


ECMHoF Pre-Gala VIP Reception

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 06/10/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Last year's pre-Gala VIP Reception was such a smash, we've made it bigger and better.  This year's reception will feature honorees from both 2019 and…


ECMHoF Official After-Party

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 06/10/2020: 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Last year, a benevolent local businessman invited a select few of his artist friends and family to an after-party and before we knew it, dozens…


ECMHoF Farewell Breakfast

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 06/11/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: A sumptuous breakfast buffet awaits you, including All-American rise-and-shine starters, coffee, tea and more!  It's one final chance to say goodbye to new friends and old…


AnimeNEXT 2020
AnimeNEXT 2020

Where: Atlantic City Convention Center – 06/12/2020 - 06/14/2020: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: AnimeNEXT will be returning to the Atlantic City Convention Center yet again in June 2020! A Universal Animation, Inc. event.


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South Jersey Festivals & Expos


Geek Fest
South Jersey Geek Fest

Where: Woodbury Heights Community Center – 04/11/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Geek Fest is a small/medium convention born and bred in South Jersey. As they monitor COVID-19 - and if the event is canceled.


Collingswood Green Festival
12th Annual Collingswood Green Festival

Where: Downtown Collingswood – 04/25/2020: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Come to the Collingswood Green Festival. Browse dozen of displays from local organizations, businesses, activists, experts, and volunteers


Fourth Annual "Through a Woman's Eyes" Art Show

Where: The Haddon Fortnightly Clubhouse – 04/25/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: HMHS 50/50 Club and Haddon Fortnightly Celebrate Fourth Annual Art Show “Through a Woman’s Eyes” Art Show to Return with Theme “Visions of Equality” Haddonfield,…


Camden County Earth Festival
Camden County Earth Festival

Where: Camden County Parks Department – 05/02/2020: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Join in for the Camden County Earth Festival on May 2nd. This festival features Green Garden Fair! Lots of fun for the whole family.


WheatonArts 14th Annual ECO Fair
WheatonArts 14th Annual ECO Fair

Where: WheatonArts and Cultural Center – 05/02/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in the WheatonArts 14th Annual ECO Fair. This event showcases the handmade works of New Jersey artists. As well as environmentally minded organizations


Food Truck & Craft Beer Fest
2nd Annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Fest

Where: Burlington County Fairgrounds – 05/02/2020: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Join in the 2nd Annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Fest. A variety of gourmet food trucks on hand. Local breweries will be serving up craft beers


Down & Derby Wine Festival 2020

Where: Cooper River Park – Jack Curtis Stadium – 05/02/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details:   Sample delicious reds, whites, rosès and sparkling wines from South Jersey’s leading wine producers while immersing yourself in Derby themed fashion and festivities.   Purchase wine bottles…


Mullica Hill Arts and Crafts Festival
Mullica Hill Arts and Crafts Festival

Where: Mullica Hill Arts and Crafts Festival – 05/09/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come on out to Mullica Hill Arts and Crafts Festival. You'll find paintings, sculpture, photography, pottery, and more. Children’s activities and food!


Paperweight Fest 2020

Where: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center – 05/14/2020: All Day
Details: WheatonArts and the Delaware Valley Paperweight Collectors Association invite glass enthusiasts to this 45th biennial event! Registrants can meet and collaborate with their favorite artists,…


Paperweight Fest 2020

Where: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center – 05/14/2020: All Day
Details: WheatonArts and the Delaware Valley Paperweight Collectors Association invite glass enthusiasts to this 45th biennial event! Registrants can meet and collaborate with their favorite artists,…


Paperweight Fest 2020
Paperweight Fest 2020

Where: WheatonArts and Cultural Center – 05/14/2020 - 05/16/2020: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Come to the Paperweight Fest at WheatonArts. Meet and/or collaborate with your favorite artist. Make a paperweight. Add to your collection.


Car & Bike Show
6th Annual Car & Bike Show

Where: Deterding’s Family Market – 05/16/2020: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Welcome to tthe 6th annual car & bike show! There will be fun, food, DJ and sweet rides to check out! Fun for the whole family with 50/50 raffle tickets


Doggie FunDay
Paws & Feet Doggie FunDay

Where: Cooper River Park – 05/30/2020: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Come out to Paws & Feet Doggie FunDay. The big day includes entertainment, food from several local vendors, activities and games for kids and teens


Medford
Medford Art, Wine & Music Festival

Where: Downtown Medford – 06/14/2020: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Medford Art, Wine & Music Festival. Enjoy tents filled with creative arts, colorful crafts, fine wine, and good food.


Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship
NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship!

Where: Battleship New Jersey – 06/20/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship! Adults can sample craft beers from breweries throughout the Garden State.


Mount Laurel Township Food Truck Festival
Mount Laurel Township Food Truck Festival

Where: Laurel Acres Park – 06/20/2020: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: The Mount Laurel Township Food Truck Festival. All day food truck festival in Mount Laurel's Laurel Acres Park. Kids park. Dog park. Walking trails.


49th Annual Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival ADVANCE SALES

Where: Salem County Fairgrounds – 09/02/2020: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Since 1972, the Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music, a non-profit organization, have sponsored the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, making it one of the oldest…


South Jersey Apple Fest

Where: Cumberland County Cooperative Fair Association – 09/05/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: South Jersey Apple Fest is an apple theme festival showcasing over 75 craftsmen, fall Home Show, Apple Pageant, Apple Butter, Bands, Hayrides, Apple Pie by…


22nd Annual Festival of Fine Craft

Where: WheatonArts – 10/03/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: WheatonArts, Millville. Features 150+ juried artists showcasing a wide range of handmade crafts from high-end jewelry & wearables to decor & furniture. Craft demonstrations. Beer/Wine…


22nd Annual Festival of Fine Craft

Where: WheatonArts – 10/03/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: WheatonArts, Millville. Features 150+ juried artists showcasing a wide range of handmade crafts from high-end jewelry & wearables to decor & furniture. Craft demonstrations. Beer/Wine…


South Jersey Pumpkin Show Festival

Where: Salem County Fairgrounds – 10/10/2020: All Day
Details: Salem County Fairgrounds, New Jersey; The 17th annual  South Jersey Pumpkin Show will open on Saturday, October 10th & Sunday, October 11, 2020.  This two-day…


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