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Top Five Things To Do In New Jersey This Week – October 17 – 23

Top Things To Do In New Jersey This Week Include Battle Reenactment, Craft Festival, Oktoberfest

Hey there New Jersey friends! What a week! This warm weather has been a bit crazy, but it has been an absolutely beautiful time to be out and about in the Garden State nonetheless. There are lots of awesome New Jersey events happening around the state featuring food and wine, history, fine arts and crafts, and fun fall activities! Read on for the top five things to do in New Jersey this week

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1. Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

October 21-23, 2016
10:00am – 6:00pm

The Garden State Exhibit Center
50 Atrium Drive
Somerset, NJ
Tickets: $8 online / $10 at the door / Free for children 12 & under

The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival showcases original work from hundreds of artisans—everything from handcrafted pottery, sculpture, and metalwork to jewelry, fashion, decor, and photography. Audiences can witness art being made live during educational demos as artisans sculpt clay, whittle wood, forge metals, weave  baskets. The festival also features great food, live music, and kids’ activities.

2. Hoboken Harvest Festival

October 22, 2016
11:00am – 3:00pm

Pier A Park
100 Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ
Free admission!

Celebrate fall at the Hoboken Harvest Festival in Pier A Park! There will be lots of free family friendly activities, including live music and dancing, pumpkin painting, a hay maze, horse and carriage rides, a trackless train, inflatable rides, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, craft activities, shopping with local vendors, great food for purchase, and much more. Pier A Park is convenient to all public transportation including PATH, Hudson Bergen Lightrail, and NJ Transit trains & buses.

3. Stafford Fall Wine Festival

October 22 & 23, 2016
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Manahawkin Lake Park
Stafford Township, NJ
Tickets: $12 in advance (online) / $15 at the gate
Free for designated drivers and those under 21.

The Stafford Fall Wine Festival features dozens of wine for sampling from many of New Jersey’s award-winning wineries, live music, a crafters and vendors market, and great food from local eateries. Festival is rain or shine.

4. Oktoberfest in Seaside Heights

October 22 & 23, 2016

On the Boulevard between Webster & Dupont Avenues
Seaside Heights, NJ
General Admission Tickets: $5 per person
Beer Sampling Admission: $25 at the door

Celebrate Oktoberfest at the Jersey Shore! The festival offers seasonal craft beer tasting, great bands, authentic German food, artisan crafters, beer garden, food trucks, and a Kids Zone.

5. 18th Century Field Day at Red Bank Battlefield

October 23, 2016
10:00am to 4:00pm

Red Bank Battlefield
100 Hessian Avenue
National Park, NJ
Free admission!

Enjoy  reenactments of the Battle of Red Bank, colonial demonstrators, vendors, food, and family friendly fun! Learn about the battle that took place here and why New Jersey is called “The Crossroads of the American Revolution.” Tour the Whitall House and visit with historic interpreters who will be preparing delicious fall-inspired food. Take in a spectacular sword fight and enjoy a colonial magic show. Cheer on the Jonas Cattell Run participants as they finish their 10 mile run from Haddonfield!

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Be sure to check out our Ultimate New Jersey Fall Bucket List and the Things To Do In New Jersey October Calendar of Events for more awesome things to do in New Jersey this week!

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