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New Jersey’s Best Fairs & Festivals

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Every month, there are a number of fairs, festivals and events going on in the Garden State. So much so, in fact, that we decided to dedicate editorials to spotlighting our top picks for each month. From craft shows to food trucks and fireworks, NJ is packed with monthly activities that shouldn’t be missed. Here are our selections for New Jersey’s Best Fairs & Festivals, and more!


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August Festivals

New Jersey Fairs & FestivalsSummer may be winding down (the back-to-school ads are in circulation), but there’s still plenty of fun to be had in the Garden State this month. Enjoy live musical entertainment, chow down on delicious seafood or visit an old-fashioned county fair. You’ll find something to please every member of the family, whatever you choose. Check out our list of the 12 best festivals happening in New Jersey this August…


July Festivals

New Jersey Fairs & FestivalsSummer in the Garden State equals sandy beaches, backyard barbecues and fun in the sun. Though it’s true for most families that summer begins as soon as school let’s out, July is an event magnet; from 4th of July fireworks to surf and turf at the racetrack, there are so many fabulous events the whole family can enjoy. Check out our list of the 12 best festivals happening in NJ  this July…


June Festivals

New Jersey Fairs & FestivalsThe month of June is one of the best times of year in the Garden State. It’s generally warm throughout the day, but not too hot, and it’s the perfect weather for an outdoor festival. You’ll find seaside celebrations with a cool ocean breeze, yummy food festivals with delicious treats and live music events of all varieties. Check out our list of the best festivals happening in NJ this month and plan accordingly…


May Festivals

May FestivalsThe Garden State is full of fun, festive events for you to enjoy this month. Whether you love music, seafood, pork roll or craft beer, there’s an event to suit everyone’s taste. (There’s even a Renaissance Faire for those who enjoy a little cosplaying with their food.) We hope you find your new favorite in this roundup of the best festivals in NJ this month. Start marking your calendar now!


April Festivals

NJ FestivalsNow that Spring has arrived and the weather is finally warming up, it’s time to grab the family and head out to one of the many festivals happening in New Jersey this month. So grab your umbrella (just in case those April showers stay true to their name) and celebrate Earth Day, springtime, the performing arts or just being a geek! Check out these 15 great festivals coming to the Garden State in April…


March Festivals

March FestivalsNow that the weather is warming up, it’s time to venture out and enjoy all that the Garden State has to offer. Whether you like exploring nature, listening to music or sampling craft beer, you are sure to find find something to interest you this month. Check out our list of the Best March Festivals in New Jersey for an insider’s look at everything from Dr. Seuss-themed family outings to Big Brew Beer festivals…


January Fairs & Festivals

January Fairs & FestivalsFeeling cooped up in your house as the winter weather sets in? Don’t let frigid temperatures keep you away from all that the Garden State has to offer! From model train shows to beer festivals, January’s list will keep you busy all month long. Check out our roundup of New Jersey’s Best Festivals for a great start to the New Year…


December Fairs & Festivals

December Fairs & FestivalsLooking for something festive to do with the family during the holiday season? There are plenty of New Jersey festivals to keep you busy, including holiday light shows, shopping bazaars (perfect for picking up those last-minute gifts) and historical celebrations. Check out our list of awesome festivals taking place in December…


November Fairs & Festivals

November Fairs & FestivalsEven though the weather has gotten chillier, there are still plenty of festivals to enjoy in the Garden State during November. From rockabilly to craft beer to historical reenactments, there are a diverse array of events with something to please everyone. Bundle up and enjoy these fun events happening throughout the state…


October Fairs & Festivals

October Fairs & FestivalsFall is the perfect time to take in all the wonderful things New Jersey has to offer. The crisp air, the crunch of leaves underfoot and of course, pumpkins everywhere you look. At these great October fairs and festivals taking place around the state, you’ll find delicious food, family fun, live music and outdoor activities galore…


September Fairs & Festivals

September Fairs & FestivalsSeptember brings with it a number of fall fairs and festivals. New Jersey offers lots of great events this month, with everything from food festivals to live music and more! We’ve rounded up the best September fairs and festivals, so be sure to read on for the scoop on awesome activities. Don’t forget to mark your calendar now…