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The Best Kids & Family Events 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 Kids & Family Events in New Jersey.

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North Jersey Kids & Family Events


Baby Story Time

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 05/25/2020: 10:15 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Baby Story Time


Storytime

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 05/25/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: StorytimeStories, songs, rhymes, and crafts for kids ages 18 months and up.


Quiet Hour

Where: Parsippany-Troy Hills Library – Main Branch – 05/25/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For kids in grades 6 to 12, weekdays from 3 to 5 p.m., the Teen Room will be a designated quiet homework space. No registration is required.…


Junior Art Club

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 05/25/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Second and fourth Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m. For grades 1 to 4. Explore a variety of art styles and projects. Materials will be…


Teen Volunteer Hour

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 05/25/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Looking for volunteer opportunities? Come to this open volunteer hour at the library. For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit leememoriallibrary.org.


Canasta-Monday Afternoon

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 05/25/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Canasta-Monday AfternoonYou asked; we answered! Introducing our new game program for adults, Monday afternoon Canasta. Players of all experience levels are welcome; instruction is enthusiastically…


Mr. Gavin's Extravaganza of Family Fun

Where: Johnson Public Library – 05/25/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Monday, May 11, 18, 25 at 4pm for all ages Join Mr. Gavin from the Children's Department as he walks you through fun activities for…


Babygarten story time

Where: Nutley Public Library – 05/26/2020: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: For ages 23 months and under. Books, rhymes and play time for children and caregivers.


Join Us for Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Livingston – 05/26/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for Storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. Watch your kids as they embark on an exciting adventure with our Storytime expert. We…


Ort Farms Storytime: Tractor Lovers Playdate

Where: Ort Farms – 05/26/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Hey, tractor lovers! You are going to love this one! We are going to read stories, visit animals, and take turns climbing up into a…


Toddler time

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 05/26/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Songs, a story and a craft, plus a period of free play. For ages 18 months to 3 years. For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit…


Babygarten story time

Where: Nutley Public Library – 05/26/2020: 10:45 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Books, rhymes and play time for children and caregivers.


Marvelous Mornings with Ms. Mari

Where: Johnson Public Library – 05/26/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11am for ages 5 and under Join Ms. Mari online for this special story time for babies and toddlers featuring fun…


Tuesday Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Clifton – 05/26/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: C'mon up to the Kids' Department on the second floor and join us for a fun-filled Storytime!


Preschool Storytime

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 05/26/2020: 2:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Preschool StorytimeJoin us after school for stories and songs! (geared toward Pre K students)


Kids Crafternoon

Where: Lodi Memorial Library – 05/26/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Each week we will be making a different arts & crafts project for children in grades Pre-K to 2! Can't make it at 3:30? No…


Homework Help

Where: Anthony Pio Costa Memorial Library – 05/26/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Students in grades K to 6 can partner with teen volunteers. Registration is required.


Lego Club

Where: Lodi Memorial Library – 05/26/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come to the library and build whatever you like with our LEGO collection. Creations will be displayed in our display case each week.


Pajama Storytime via zoom

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 05/26/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Pajama Storytime via zoomStories, songs, and rhymes for kids ages 18 months and up. To join any Pajama Storytime via zoom, please send your name…


Play Group

Where: First Congregational United Church of Christ – 05/27/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The First Congregational Church of Christ in Haworth is offering a Play Group Get-Together for all Moms, Dads, Grandparents and their infants/preschoolers. The playgroup is…


Play Group

Where: First Congregational United Church of Christ – 05/27/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: We offer a Playgroup Get-Together for all Moms,Dads, Grandparents and their infants/preschoolers weekly on Wednesday mornings from 10:00-11:00 am. You will have an opportunity to…


Play Group

Where: First Congregational United Church of Christ – 05/27/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The First Congregational United Church of Christ in Haworth is offering a Play Group Get-Together for all parents and their infants/preschoolers. The play group is…


Preschool story time

Where: Nutley Public Library – 05/27/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Books, rhymes and play time for children and caregivers.


Crafty Wednesday

Where: Lodi Memorial Library – 05/27/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: We have a different kid-friendly craft every Wednesday for children ages 2-4 years old. Call (973) 365-4044 x4 for more information.


Digital Bilingual Story Time with Ms. Gladys

Where: Johnson Public Library – 05/27/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: For ages 5 and under Have fun with Ms. Gladys with songs and a story in both English and Spanish! ¡Escuche cuentos y un libro…


Preschool Storytime

Where: Teaneck Public Library – 05/27/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This year-round storytime features new and classic tales. Meets Wednesdays at 3 p.m. for children age 3 and up.


Middle School Graphic Novel Book Club

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 05/27/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grades 5 and up. Talk about the book, do some activities and have some snacks. Books available at the library. For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit leememoriallibrary.org.


Lego Club (ages 5 & up)

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 05/27/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lego Club (ages 5 & up)We've got legos--lots of them! Join us and make some fun lego projects. Ages 5 and up.


Ort Farms Storytime: Tractor Lovers Playdate

Where: Ort Farms – 05/28/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Hey, tractor lovers! You are going to love this one! We are going to read stories, visit animals, and take turns climbing up into a…


Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Woodland Park – 05/28/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Thursday May 14, 2020 10:30 AM Join us every Thursday for a fun-filled Storytime!


Zumba Kids

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 05/28/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Ages 5 and under. A high-energy music, book and dance program with instructor Mary-Lee Costello.  For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit leememoriallibrary.org.


Lego Club

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 05/28/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: See what you can create. Children ages 5 and under must attend with an adult. For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit leememoriallibrary.org.


Kids Arts & Crafts

Where: New Milford Public Library – 05/28/2020: 3:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Every Thursday except the 1st week.


Free Lego Club

Where: Rochelle Park Public Library – 05/28/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us at the Rochelle Park Library for our weekly Lego Club, where we bring the Legos and you bring the creativity! This event is…


Teen Thursdays

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 05/28/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grades 6 to 12. Second and fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. A variety of programs including button making, board games, mug cakes and more. Programs do…


zoom Fiber Arts Club

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 05/28/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: zoom Fiber Arts ClubWe’re taking our in-house Fiber Arts Club to zoom! Adults who enjoy any kind of fiber art/craft (e.g., knitting, crochet, weaving, spinning,…


Pajama Storytime

Where: Lodi Memorial Library – 05/28/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join Miss Libby for our new pajama storytime full of books, songs, and movement. This program is open to everyone, but perfect for parents who…


Free Story Time and Craft

Where: Rochelle Park Public Library – 05/29/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us at the Rochelle Park Library for our weekly story time and craft! We have stories, crafts, songs, scarves, maracas, and more to delight…


Play and Learn

Where: Parsippany-Troy Hills Library – Lake Hiawatha Branch – 05/29/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: For kids 5 and younger with an adult caregiver on Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. The librarian reads a book. For information and program registration, visit parsippanylibrary.org or…


Storytime and Play

Where: Lodi Memorial Library – 05/29/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us in the children's room every Friday for books, songs, movement, and play! This program is open to children of all ages. Can't make…


Storytime Yoga

Where: Powers Yoga – 05/29/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Storytime yoga is a perfect activity to do after lunch and right before nap time. Kids can come wearing their pj’s for this 45 minute…


Canasta-Friday Afternoon

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 05/29/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Canasta-Friday AfternoonYou asked; we answered! Introducing our new game program for adults, Monday afternoon Canasta. Players of all experience levels are welcome; instruction is enthusiastically…


Board Games

Where: Lodi Memorial Library – 05/29/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Do you love to play games? Stop by the Lodi Library every Friday where we will have classic and family favorite board games to play…


Picture Book Time

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 05/29/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A story, song and craft program geared towards preschoolers and kindergartners. For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit leememoriallibrary.org.


Wellness Bingo

Where: Johnson Public Library – 05/29/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a family-friendly night of Bingo! Attendees will enjoy general health and wellness tips from local first-year medical students while working towards scoring…


Family Movie Night

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 05/29/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: All are invited to join us for a family-friendly movie and pizza. We'll start by passing out pizza and then start the movie. This program…


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.


Saturday Storytime

Where: Teaneck Public Library – 05/30/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Classics and new favorites Call 201-837-4171 for information.


Saturday Night Church – New Night, Same Great Message

Where: HIGH MOUNTAIN CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE – 05/30/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Begin... Belong... Become… "Transforming Lives Through The Love of Christ" You're invited to our Opening Night Celebration of Saturday Night Church If you are looking…


Church School

Where: Vincent United Methodist Church – 05/31/2020: All Day
Details: The Church School has classes for children from age 2 through grade 12 and meets during the worship hour each Sunday. The curriculum being used…


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Central Jersey Kids & Family Events


FlexSchool Open House
FlexSchool Open House

Where: FlexSchool – 03/31/2020 - 05/26/2020: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in the FlexSchool Open House. FlexSchool is the learning community for gifted and twice-exceptional learners. Come see how FlexSchool could help


Monday Morning Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 05/25/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Monday March 09, 2020 10:00 AM Join us with your littles to kick off the week with a fun story and snack!


Baby Storytime

Where: Princeton Public Library – 05/26/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 17 months. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Baby Playgroup

Where: Princeton Public Library – 05/26/2020: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Following Baby Storytime at 11 a.m., parents, caregivers and children up to 17 months old are invited to stay for our play group. No big…


Wacky Wednesday Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Princeton/Market Fair – 05/27/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Wednesday January 01, 2020 11:00 AM Join us every Wednesday for Storytime in our Children's Department featuring your favorite characters and wacky adventures. Coloring activities…


Storytime

Where: Princeton Public Library – 05/28/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 18 months and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Yarnies at the Kenilworth Public Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 05/28/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Yarnies at the Kenilworth Public Library|Everyone is welcome to attend our fiber craft program at the Kenilworth Public Library! Yarnies: Library Fiber Nights takes place in…


Friday Fun Day Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Princeton/Market Fair – 05/29/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Friday December 20, 2019 11:00 AM Join us every Friday for Storytime in our Children's Department. From classic stories and favorite characters, to seasonal stories…


Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling
Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling 2020

Where: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market – 05/30/2020 - 05/31/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling. Features 260+ different vendor tables from up to 25+ states and 10 of the area’s finest food trucks.


Saturday Stories

Where: Princeton Public Library – 05/30/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


STEM-tastic Storytime with Katie Howes, Michele McAvoy, and Laurie Wallmark

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Princeton/Market Fair – 05/30/2020: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Saturday May 30, 2020 11:30 AM Please join us for a STEM-tastic Storytime Event! Storytime will feature 3 local authors - Katey Howes, Be A…


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


Edison Family Day

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 05/31/2020: All Day
Details: Edison Family Day


Baby & Me Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 05/31/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Sunday January 12, 2020 11:00 AM Join us every Sunday with your little one to enjoy a special story and to cultivate a love of…


Sunday Stories

Where: Princeton Public Library – 05/31/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


The Frog Prince

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 06/06/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: book, music, and lyrics by LOUIS PALENAbased the folk tale by THE BROTHERS GRIMM JUNE 6 – 20, 2020     Saturday @ 11am and 1pm When a young…


Somerville Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Somerville – 06/07/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Somerville Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Origami Club for all Ages

Where: Princeton Public Library – 06/10/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 90 minutes of new, often seasonal, folding. Beginners are welcome.…


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


Franklin Township Community Farmers Market
Franklin Township Community Farmers Market

Where: Franklin Township Municipal Complex – 06/13/2020 - 09/05/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Franklin Township Community Farmers Market. This Market showcases local agriculture and offers fresh foods and value-added products


Somerset County 4-H Annual Spring Show - 2020

Where: Ted Blum 4-H Center – 06/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Annual Spring Show of the Somerset County 4-H Trainmasters, celebrating 20 years as a club in Somerset County 4-H, will be held on Saturday…


Westfield Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Westfield – 06/13/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to Westfield Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Friends of the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 06/16/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Friends of the Library|The Friends of the Library meet on the third Tuesday of each month (except July and August) at 6:30pm in the Activity…


Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session I (Ages 4-5)

Where: Wicoff Elementary School – 06/22/2020: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session I (Ages 4-5)


Fairytale Ball

Where: Cranford Community Center – 06/27/2020: All Day
Details: The Cranford Public Library will be celebrating week one of our Summer Reading Challenge with a Fairytale Ball! Children of all ages are invited to…


Nature Play

Where: Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary – 06/29/2020: All Day
Details: Nature Play


Lap Sit at the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 06/30/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Lap Sit at the Library|Lap Sit, for newborns through age 24 months and their caregivers is held on Tuesday mornings from 10:30am to 10:50am. Simple…


Toddler Time at the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 07/01/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Toddler Time at the Library|Toddler Time for 2 year olds will be held on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 10:50am. Stories, puppets and music just right for…


Melinated Moms u2014 New Jersey Chapter Community Support Group

Where: Linden Free Public Library – 07/04/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join Our Mom Support Group, First Saturday of Every Month Where We Have Candid Conversations of the Motherhood, Womanhood & Sisterh


Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session II (Ages 4-5)

Where: Wicoff Elementary School – 07/06/2020: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session II (Ages 4-5)


FROZEN: KIDS - CDC Theatre Curtain Call Summer Camp: Grades K-4

Where: CDC Theatre – 07/06/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Do you want to build a snowman? Campers will love this fanciful and heartwarming stage adaptation of the celebrated animated film. Adapted for young performers,…


Remote Summer Photo Camp for Teens

Where: Remote Summer Camp – 07/06/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: July 6 - July 10, 2020 · August 10 - August 14, 2020 Starts at 10:00 am daily Here at Princeton Photo Workshop, we've been…


Princess and the Peabrains

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 07/24/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: book and lyrics by DAVID WHITEMANmusic by ERIC BARNESbased on the folk take by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN JULY 24 – AUGUST 1, 2020           Saturday @ 11am…


Liberty Base Ball Club of New Brunswick vs. Elizabeth Resolutes

Where: Rahway River Park – 08/01/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Games are double-headers unless noted, and played utilizing reproduction uniforms and equipment, and rules and customs from the 1850s and beyond. Stay tuned for more…


Lenape Day Camp - Session IV (Grades 1-6)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 08/03/2020: All Day
Details: Lenape Day Camp - Session IV (Grades 1-6)


Nature Arts & Crafts

Where: Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary – 08/03/2020: All Day
Details: Nature Arts & Crafts


Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session IV (Ages 4-5)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 08/03/2020: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session IV (Ages 4-5)


Lego® Engineering: Bash'em Bots - Week 8

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Lego® Engineering: Bash'em Bots - Week 8


Lenape Session IV Post-Camp (August 10-14)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Lenape Session IV Post-Camp (August 10-14)


Lego® Engineering: Batman Gotham Gadgets - Week 9

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 08/17/2020: All Day
Details: Lego® Engineering: Batman Gotham Gadgets - Week 9


Camp Favorites 1-3

Where: Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary – 08/24/2020: All Day
Details: Camp Favorites 1-3


Qusitive STEM Camp - Jr Robotics w/ Lego WeDo 2.0 (Gr. 1-5)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 08/24/2020: All Day
Details: Qusitive STEM Camp - Jr Robotics w/ Lego WeDo 2.0 (Gr. 1-5)


Labor Day – Library Closed

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 09/07/2020: All Day
Details: Labor Day – Library Closed| HOLIDAYSThe Kenilworth Public Library is closed  for Labor Day


The Skinny Dippers Band
Skinny Dippers Band at The Croton Festival

Where: Schaefer Farms – 09/12/2020: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: See the Skinny Dippers Band at The Croton Festival. Join the Skinny Dippers as they honor our veterans and get the party going! Family friendly event.


Melinated Moms u2014 New Jersey Chapter Community Support Group

Where: Linden Free Public Library – 10/03/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join Our Mom Support Group, First Saturday of Every Month Where We Have Candid Conversations of the Motherhood, Womanhood & Sisterh


5K Heart and Sole Dog Run Walk
2020 5K Heart and Sole Dog Run/Walk

Where: Duke Island Park – 10/18/2020: 9:30 am
Details: The FOSRAS Heart & Sole 5K Run Walk annual fundraiser. Proceeds help pay health care costs for homeless animals at the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter


Charlotte Blake Alston: “Come Tell With Me”

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 10/24/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Charlotte Blake Alston has shared her African and African American tales with audiences from Cape Town to Carnegie Hall, at events ranging from concerts in…


Shrek

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 11/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: book and lyrics by DAVID LINDSAY-ABAIREmusic by JEANINE TESORIbased on the Dreamwork Animation motion picture and the book by WILLIAM STEIG  NOVEMBER 6 –22, 2020   …


Sugarloaf Craft Festival

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 11/13/2020: All Day
Details: Friday: 10am – 6pmSaturday: 10am – 6pmSunday: 10am – 5pm


Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Fall '20 Edison, NJ

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo – 11/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Nov 13, 14, 15 Fri & Sat 10a-6p Sun 10a-5p Shop America's Handmade Market and support artist entrepreneurs this fall at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival!…


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Jersey Shore Kids & Family Events


Memorial Day Weekend at Six Flags
Memorial Day Weekend at Six Flags

Where: Six Flags Great Adventure – 05/22/2020 - 05/25/2020: 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Memorial Day Weekend at Six Flags! Don't let summer pass you by without daring to ride Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom or Kingda Ka!


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.


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.


Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – 05/25/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for our weekly Storytime.


Art Show

Where: Library – 05/30/2020: All Day
Details: Light refreshments. Hosted by the Sea Isle City Historical Museum.


Ocean County Mothers of Multiples

Where: Knights of Columbus 4969 – 06/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: OCMOM or Ocean County Mothers of Multiples, is a non-profit organization formed in 1975 for parents of multiples. Whether you are pregnant with twins or…


Spongebob Squarepants the Musical

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 06/10/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Spongebob Squarepants the Musical


The SpongeBob Musical (Touring)

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/10/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The SpongeBob Musical (Touring)


Spongebob Squarepants the Musical

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 06/11/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Spongebob Squarepants the Musical


The SpongeBob Musical (Touring)

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/11/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The SpongeBob Musical (Touring)


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.


Boardwalk Craft Show

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 06/13/2020: All Day
Details: Boardwalk Craft Show 10am-5pmJune 13th -14thCape May PromenadeClick here for application


Girl Scout Bridging Event
Girl Scout Bridging Event

Where: Six Flags Great Adventure – 06/13/2020: 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Girl Scout Bridging Event at Six Flags. Make your troop feel special with a ceremony in the Showcase Theatre. Followed by a fun filled day


Boardwalk Craft Show

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 06/14/2020: All Day
Details: Boardwalk Craft Show June 13th - 14th10am-5pmClick here for application


Science Fair at iPlay America
Science Fair at iPlay America

Where: iPlay America Events Center – 06/14/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Science Fair at iPlay America. Join and support your future Scientist by being a part of this special day while they present the hard work


Skimmer Antique Auto Show & Parade

Where: 29th St. to JFK Blvd. & Promenade – 06/21/2020: All Day
Details:


Father's Day at Six Flags
Father's Day at Six Flags

Where: Six Flags Great Adventure – 06/21/2020: 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Come to Father's Day at Six Flags. Find non-stop ways to show Dad you care. Plus music, entertainment, and great shopping


Summer Craft Show at Riley Park
Summer Craft Show at Riley Park

Where: Riley Park – 06/27/2020: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: You won't want to miss the Summer Craft Show at Riley Park. Stroll through beautiful Riley Park with local crafters, food and music.


4th of July Parade

Where: Towne of Historic Smithville – 07/04/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Come out and celebrate our Nations’ birth! Historic Smithville has the largest Fourth of July parade in all of New Jersey. The parade will start…


Kidz Bop Live!

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 07/10/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kidz Bop Live!


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Gilda's Club South Jersey Dragon Boat Festival

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…


Kidz Bop Kids Tickets

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/12/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kidz Bop Kids Tickets


Kidz Bop Live!

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/12/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kidz Bop Live!


Storybook Land
Storybook Land's 65th Birthday

Where: Storybook Land – 07/18/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Come celebrate Storybook Land's 65th Birthday. Birthday parade, character meet and greet, face painting. Parade begins at 12:00pm


Comics and POPs
Comics and POPs!

Where: South Wall Banquet Hall – 07/19/2020: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Come out to Comics and POPs. 50-75 tables of Silver Age, Bronze Age and Modern Age comic books, FUNKO POP! Designer vinyl, original art


Promenade Craft Show

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 08/09/2020: All Day
Details: Promenade Craft Show10am-5pmClick here for application


Summer Send-Off Craft Show

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 09/05/2020: All Day
Details: Summer Send-Off Craft ShowSeptember 5th -6th10am-4pmClick here for application


Summer Send-Off Craft Show

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 09/06/2020: All Day
Details: Summer Send-Off Craft Show10am-5pmClick here for application


BBQ & Craft Beer Festival

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 09/06/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Boar’s Head BBQ & Craft Beer Festival Day 2Is your mouth watering? It’s time for our annual BBQ & Craft Beer Festival!Dig in to the…


BBQ & Craft Beer Festival

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 09/07/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Boar’s Head BBQ & Craft Beer Festival Day 3Is your mouth watering? It’s time for our annual BBQ & Craft Beer Festival!Dig in to the…


Fall Family Festival Antique Auto Show & Parade

Where: 29th St. to JFK Blvd. & Promenade – 09/20/2020: All Day
Details: Fall Family Festival will continue on Sunday with an Antique Auto Show along the Promenade.


Columbus Parade

Where: J.A. LaRosa Way to Landis Ave. & 63rd St. – 10/03/2020: All Day
Details: Sea Isle City will celebrate its rich Italian heritage while delighting people of all ages.


Italian Day Parade

Where: J.A. LaRosa Way to Landis Ave. & 63rd St. – 10/03/2020: All Day
Details: Sea Isle City will celebrate its rich Italian heritage while delighting people of all ages.


Halloween Parade & Dance Party

Where: 45th St. & Landis Ave. to JFK Blvd. – 10/16/2020: All Day
Details: This parade always features a wide variety of eye-catching participants and entertainers, who will walk, cruise along on floats and delight spectators lining the parade…


Halloween Parade

Where: Borough Hall – 10/25/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Halloween Parade


Dinosaur Zoo

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 11/08/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dinosaur Zoo


Dinosaur Zoo

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 11/08/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dinosaur Zoo


Holiday Light Show on the Lake

Where: Historic Smithville and Village Greene – 11/26/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Thanksgiving (Nov 26 -Jan 3) Holiday Light Show… 5:30 – 8:30 pm Watch in wonderment as over 100 Christmas trees magically float on our very…


Holiday Extravaganza Parade

Where: JFK Blvd. & Central Ave. – 11/27/2020: All Day
Details: The Holiday Parade sponsored by the Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce & Revitalization will kick-off the upcoming holiday season and more family-fun activities continue…


Saturday's & Sunday's in December

Where: Historic Smithville, NJ – The Village Greene – 12/05/2020: All Day
Details: Saturday's & Sunday's in December until Christmas Magical Talking Tree.. noon-7pm The Magical Talking Tree wakes up every weekend to talk to the young and…


Paddington Gets In A Jam

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 02/28/2021: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Paddington Gets In A Jam



South Jersey Kids & Family Events


Glassboro Memorial Day Parade
Glassboro Memorial Day Parade

Where: Glassboro Town Square – 05/25/2020: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Glassboro Memorial Day Parade Committee would like to invite you to participate in their annual parade honoring our fallen.


Weekly Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Deptford – 05/26/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: A delightful way to start your day where your children can join us for some exciting stories. Stories may be newly published picture books, classics,…


Drive-In Movie – Back to the Future!
Drive-In Movie – Back to the Future!

Where: Smithville Park – 05/29/2020: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Back to the Future! The outdoor movie series kicks off on May 29 with a Drive-In Movie at Smithville Park in Eastampton! Hang in your car


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


The NJ Renaissance Faire

Where: Liberty Lake Day Camp – 05/30/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The NJ Renaissance Faire celebrates its 11th season, as it follows the adventures of Robin Hood and the Merry Men (and Maid Marion too!) Set…


Saturday Species Spotlight

Where: Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium – 05/30/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the Center for Aquatic Sciences every Saturday to virtually meet a real live animal on their Facebook page. @CenterforAquaticSciences Each week educators, Michelle and…


The NJ Renaissance Faire

Where: Liberty Lake Day Camp – 05/31/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The NJ Renaissance Faire celebrates its 11th season, as it follows the adventures of Robin Hood and the Merry Men (and Maid Marion too!) Set…


Island Princess - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 06/05/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Come sail away with the Island Princess! A young girl takes a journey on the sea to save her island tribe. She quickly realizes the…


The NJ Renaissance Faire

Where: Liberty Lake Day Camp – 06/06/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The NJ Renaissance Faire celebrates its 11th season, as it follows the adventures of Robin Hood and the Merry Men (and Maid Marion too!) Set…


The NJ Renaissance Faire

Where: Liberty Lake Day Camp – 06/07/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The NJ Renaissance Faire celebrates its 11th season, as it follows the adventures of Robin Hood and the Merry Men (and Maid Marion too!) Set…


JFCS presents Project Rainbow for LGBTQ Teens

Where: Katz JCC of Cherry Hill NJ – 06/11/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This monthly group provides support and social opportunities for teens in grades 9 through 12 who identify as LGBTQ and their allies. Presented in collaboration…


Fantasy Faire

Where: WheatonArts – 06/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: A family-friendly festival of medieval folklore & fun, FANTASY FAIRE takes place at WheatonArts on Saturday & Sunday, June 13 & 14, from 10 a.m.…


Island Princess - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 06/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Come sail away with the Island Princess! A young girl takes a journey on the sea to save her island tribe. She quickly realizes the…


Island Princess - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 06/13/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come sail away with the Island Princess! A young girl takes a journey on the sea to save her island tribe. She quickly realizes the…


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.


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.


Step Into History Colonial Summer Camp

Where: Peachfield – 06/22/2020: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the Colonial Dames of New Jersey for a week of colonial fun! Children will be able to immerse themselves in colonial culture and learn…


Week 2 Lego

Where: Friends School Mullica Hill – 06/29/2020: All Day
Details: Week 2 Lego


2020 Disney's Frozen, Jr Summer Camp (AGES 7-12) $550

Where: Grand Theatre – 06/29/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Summer Theater Camp for Ages 7-12 is an intensive six-week program for young people. Your child will receive training in auditioning, stage presence, voice, dance,…


Superhero Lego® Engineering - Week 3

Where: William Allen Middle School – 07/06/2020: All Day
Details: Superhero Lego® Engineering - Week 3


Hercules - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 07/11/2020: All Day
Details: Long ago the king and queen of the Olympians had a son named Hercules. He was full of superhuman strength, courage and intelligence. The amazing…


Pig & Corn Roast at Valenzano Winery
Annual Pig & Corn Roast at Valenzano Winery

Where: Valenzano Winery – 07/11/2020: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join in family for the 2nd annual Pig & Texas Corn Roast at Valenzano Winery. There will be live bands, food trucks, craft vendors and more!


Hairspray Jr.

Where: The Levoy – 07/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hairspray Jr.


Hairspray Jr.

Where: The Levoy – 07/25/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hairspray Jr.


Frozen Jr

Where: The Levoy – 08/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Frozen Jr


Frozen Jr

Where: The Levoy – 08/08/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Frozen Jr


Frozen Jr

Where: The Levoy – 08/09/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Frozen Jr


Frog Prince - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 09/25/2020: All Day
Details: The Frog Prince is the tale of a beautiful princess who promises to become friends with a frog once he retrieves her favorite golden ball…


22nd Annual Festival of Fine Craft

Where: WheatonArts – 10/03/2020: All Day
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…


The Mystery of the Missing Halloween Candy - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 10/16/2020: All Day
Details: Frankie and his friends are trick or treating in Halloweentown when out of nowhere the Candy Monster appears and steals Frankie's trick or treat bag.…


Light The Night: Cherry Hill at Cooper River Park

Where: Cooper River Park – 10/24/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Light The Night: Cherry Hill Join approximately 1 million people at 140 inspirational evening walks across the US and Canada, walking to end cancer. Walk…


Snow White - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 11/07/2020: All Day
Details: "Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the fairest of them all?" When the Evil Stepmother gets an answer she does not like, the young and…


Santa Claus is Coming to Town - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 12/05/2020: All Day
Details: Follow Kris Kringle as he returns to the small town of Sombertown, where he stands up to grumpy Mayor Burgermeister Meisterburger for outlawing toys. With…


The Reindeer Who Saved Christmas - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 12/12/2020: All Day
Details: Mr. and Mrs. Donner are proud to present their new baby reindeer... who has a bright red nose! And one of Santa's Elves wants to…


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