Visit the Cohanzick Zoo – New Jersey’s First Zoo!

Bridgeton Zoo Offers Visitors Free Family-Friendly Outdoor Fun

The Cohanzick Zoo, New Jersey’s first zoo, has been bringing family friendly fun and education to South Jersey since 1934. Located in Bridgeton’s City Park, the 15-acre zoo is home to over a hundred birds and mammals representing over 45 different species from all over the globe.… Read more...

35th QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning Set to Soar!

NJ Balloon Festival Comes to Hunterdon County This Month

Every year, the rolling hills of Central New Jersey play host to a colossal balloon festival that sparks something magical for spectators of all ages. The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning is the largest hot air balloon festival in North America, featuring over 100 hot air balloons which take flight five times throughout the weekend-long festival and also create a “Balloon Glow”, a signature hot air balloon festival event during which the balloons “glow” like huge fireflies.… Read more...

The 35th Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning – Everything You Need To Know!

 All Your NJ Balloon Festival
Questions – Answered!

The 35th Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning is just around the corner! Do you have questions about the NJ balloon festival? We’ve got answers! Read on for everything you need to know about one of the biggest and most exciting events happening in New Jersey this summer!… Read more...

50 Free Things To Do In New Jersey With Kids in July!

Banish “I’m Bored!” With These
50 Free Things To Do In NJ With Kids In July!

Looking for things to do in New Jersey with kids that won’t bust your budget? Look no further – we’ve come up with FIFTY free things to do in New Jersey with kids in July that your kids – and you – will LOVE!… Read more...

Top Five Things To Do In NJ This Weekend – July 6-9

Jazz Festival, Farm Fair, BBQ Fest
Top NJ Events This Week

Hey there everyone! We’ve got a ton of new Things To Do In New Jersey subscribers this week, so welcome to all of you! There are lots of really fun things to do in New Jersey this weekend, from the first farm fair of the season to a huge music and arts festival to an awesome sand sculpting festival and more… there’s an event for everyone in New Jersey this week.… Read more...

New Jersey Wine Festivals – 12 Fabulous Summer Wine Events

Sip Your Way Through Summer
at New Jersey Wine Festivals

Did you know that New Jersey is home to more than three dozen wineries? Or that New Jersey wineries produce over 1.6 million gallons of wine every year? Not only does the Garden State produce A LOT of wine, but it’s also really GOOD wine!!!Read more...

Jersey City July 4th Fireworks Move Due to Liberty State Park Closure

Freedom and Fireworks Festival Moved To Exchange Place

Due to the NJ state government shutdown, the Jersey City July 4th fireworks have been moved from Liberty State Park to Exchange Place. Commenting on the Jersey City July 4th fireworks move, Mayor Steve Fulop said, “I just made the decision in conjunction with our Police, Fire, OEM + Cultural Affairs that we will move our celebration to Exchange Place.… Read more...

Fun Places To Go During the NJ State Government Shutdown

Silver Lining of New Jersey Government Shutdown?
Discovering Little Known “Jersey Gems”!

Well, New Jersey, this NJ state shutdown is a major bummer, particularly since our state parks and historic sites are now closed until further notice. We’re hoping the shutdown will be short-lived, but in the meantime many of you had plans to visit state parks and historic sites and are now looking for other things to do.… Read more...

And The Best Boardwalk in New Jersey Is…

Things To Do In New Jersey Readers Select Best Boardwalk In NJ

We asked, and you voted! After weeks of voting, the Things To Do In New Jersey readers have spoken and we finally have a winner in our first ever Battle of the Boardwalks! Thanks to everyone who voted and shared our Battle of the Boardwalks challenge with their friends!… Read more...

The Ultimate Guide to July 4th Fireworks & Parades in NJ – 2017

The Complete 2017 Guide to Independence Day Parades,
Fourth of July Concerts, & July 4th Fireworks in New Jersey

The Fourth of July is coming up and 2017 July 4th fireworks, parades, free concerts, and other fun Independence Day celebrations are being planned in cities and towns all over the Garden State.… Read more...