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16 Things To Do In New Jersey This Weekend – August 12 & 13 2017

Fairs, Concerts, Kids’ Activities, Living History Events Top Things To Do in NJ This Weekend

Looking for fun things to do in New Jersey this weekend? We’ve got the scoop on fun NJ events happening all over the state! From county fairs, to food truck festivals to children’s events to living history events and much more, there are fun things to do in NJ this weekend that everyone can enjoy! In fact, we’ve got details on a whopping SIXTEEN NJ weekend events happening around the Garden State! Read on for the skinny on all the best things to do in New Jersey this weekend…

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16 Things To Do in New Jersey This Weekend

 1. NJ State Fair – Sussex County Farm & Horse Show

Augusta NJ  |  August 12 & 13 2017

The 2017 NJ State Fair and Sussex County Farm & Horse Show is New Jersey’s largest agricultural fair! Enjoy  agricultural events & educational exhibits, livestock exhibits & shows, a horse show, rides, a petting zoo, live music, and much more! Read more…


2. Tuckerton Seaport Food Truck & Brew Fest

Tuckerton NJ  |  August 12 & 13 2017

Tuckerton Seaport’s TRUCKerton Food Truck & Brew Fest: Grease Edition will feature over a dozen food trucks, local brews from Pineland Brewing Company, great live music, & fun family-friendly activities. Read more…


3. 41st Annual Ocean Township Italian Festival

Ocean Township NJ  | August 12 & 13 2017

Free admission!

Enjoy great Italian food, rides, games, live music, a petting zoo, food-eating contests, & more at the 41st Annual Ocean Township Italian Festival! Read more…


4. Middlesex County Fair

East Brunswick NJ  |  August 12 & 13 2017

Enjoy pony rides, 4-H exhibits, live animals, home & garden exhibits, food vendors, craft demonstrations, agricultural displays, live music, rides, fireworks & more at the Middlesex County Fair! Read more…




5. World War II Victory Day on the Battleship New Jersey

Camden NJ  |  August 12 2017

Celebrate World War II Victory Day on board the Battleship New Jersey!  Meet World War II reenactors, see World War II artifacts, and even enjoy 1940s-era music! Read more…


6. Allaire Village Mid-Summer Flea Market

Wall NJ – August 12 2017

Come to the Allaire Village Mid-Summer Flea Market and hunt for hidden treasures amid furniture, books, art work, bottles, knick knacks, and so much more! All Allaire Village buildings, the General Store, and the bakery are open as well. Read more…


7. South Jersey Summer MadeFest

Berlin NJ – August 12 2017

Free admission!

Come out to the South Jersey Summer MadeFest in Berlin NJ and shop the most awesome South Jersey makers, artists, and small businesses! Read more…


8. Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Butterfly Festival

Pennington NJ  |  August 12 2017

The Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Butterfly Festival features live music, an obstacle course and dunk tank, hay rides, great food, a beer garden, nature walks, shopping with local artists, the popular Butterfly and Bug Parade, educational hands-on exhibits, the famed insect zoo, live butterflies in the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House and more! Read more…




9. Atlantic County 4-H Fair

Egg Harbor City NJ  |  August 12 2017

Free admission ($3 parking)!

Bring the entire family to the Atlantic County 4-H Fair to visit with farm animals and fun pets! Take in the photography, model railroad, robotics, fine arts, and other home arts displays, and don’t miss the tractor exhibits! Other fun things to do at include rides, games, eating delicious fair food, and live entertainment. Read more…


10. The Music Man presented by the Pinelands Players

Medford Lakes NJ  |  August 12 2017

The Pineland Players celebrate their 40th Anniversary with the show that started it all: Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man! Read more…


11. Burlington City Festival of Lights

Burlington NJ  |  August 12 2017

Free admission!

Come on out to the Annual Burlington City Festival of Lights and enjoy great food and merchandise vendors on the Promenade, live music, a decorated and lighted boat parade on the Delaware River, and a spectacular fireworks display! Read more…


12. World of Dance Live at iPlay America

Freehold NJ  |  August 12 2017

World of Dance Live at iPlay America will feature dancers seen on World of Dance, the NBC competition whose judges include Jennifer Lopez and Derek Hough. Scheduled performers include Eva Igo, DNA, the Mihacevich Sisters, and other fan-favorite competitors. Read more…

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13. Yestival- Yes, Todd Rundgren, & Carl Palmer ELP Legacy

Holmdel NJ  |  August 12 2017

Yestival featuring Yes, Todd Rundgren, and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy is coming to the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel! Discounted tickets are available! Read more…


14. 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
presented by Talent Time Players

Bloomfield NJ  |  August 12 2017

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee presented by Talent Time Players is a delightful den of comedic genius. Proceeds from this year’s production will benefit Andrew Conforti. Andrew is a 21 month old resilient boy with Langerhan’s Cell Histiocytosis. Read more…


15. Long Branch West End Cruise Night & Classic Car Show

Long Branch NJ – August 12 2017

Free admission!

Check out amazing classic cars and awesome live music at the Long Branch West End Cruise Night & Classic Car Show! Read more…


16. Colonial Games at Morristown National Historical Park

Morristown NJ  |  August 12 2017

Free admission!

Come on out to the Morristown National Historical Park’s Wick House and have some old-fashioned fun as you take on the same 18th century games that the soldiers and the Wick Family played. Read more…


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