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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 on for the top five things to do in NJ this weekend …

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Top 5 Things To Do In NJ This Weekend




1. Mercer County Jazz Festival

July 8 2017
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Mercer County Park
1638 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor NJ

Come out to Mercer County Park to enjoy the rhythm of talented artists in their own unique and distinctive style. Lineup includes Rebecca Ryan, No Wifi, James Stewart Quartet, Jerry Topinka’s G13 Band, Orrin Evans Captain Black Big Band, Winard Harper & Jeli Posse, and Joey Defrancesco & the People. This family-friendly event will also feature delicious food, a beer garden, craft market, and fun kids’ activities. Save up to 51% on tickets HERE!

2. NJ State Barbeque Championship & Blues Festival

July 7–9 2017
see event website for schedule

Olde New Jersey Avenue & 2nd Street
North Wildwood NJ
Free admission!

This exciting New Jersey festival features the best in barbeque & blues! Enjoy live cooking demonstrations, incredible food prepared by the best barbecue teams from across the country, and top regional and national blues acts on a free main stage. The New Jersey State Barbecue Championship benefits the Anglesea Volunteer Fire Company.


3. Cumberland County Fair

July 4–8 2017
Cumberland County Fairgrounds
3001 Carmel Road
Millville NJ

The 2017 Cumberland County Fair kicks off New Jersey’s farm fairs on July 4th and continues through July 8th. This New Jersey fair has been a popular celebration in this agricultural community for over 300 years! Fun things to do and see at the Cumberland County Fair include the Cumberland County Little Miss and Mister Pageant the baby stroller and kids wagon parade and contest, a Demolition Derby, an Amateur Truck Pull, Daily 4-H horse & livestock shows and exhibits, Farm & Garden exhibits, live entertainment, pig racing, a petting zoo, amusement rides, various contests, great fair food, and lots more! Admission: $5 – ages 10 and older / $3 – ages 4-9 / ages 3 & under FREE / Senior Citizens FREE every day until 6pm / Free Parking. Find more New Jersey fairs HERE!

4. Maplewoodstock

July 8 & 9 2017
see event website for schedule

Memorial Park
Valley Street
Maplewood NJ

Maplewoodstock is an annual celebration of community music and art. First held in 2004, it quickly grew in size and scope and now is held over two days and features national acts, in addition to community musicians. This year’s headliners are Los Lobos and Ruthie Foster. Featured artists include The Hip Abduction, Shakey Ground, Whitney Jackson, and many more! Art, collectibles, crafts, clothing, and more are available for purchase from local artists and merchants. There will be a  Kid Zone with fun things to do like bouncy rides, face painting, arts and crafts, and more. Dozens of food vendors will be on hand offering just about every kind of culinary delight you can imagine, and there will also be a beer garden serving local brews.

5. Annual Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival

July 8 2017
9:00am – 2:00pm

Heather Road Beach
Wildwood Crest NJ
Free admission!

See amazing sand art or try your hand creating your own sand masterpiece at the 5th Annual Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival. This fun, family-friendly festival also features live music and beach games.

Still looking for fun things to do in NJ this weekend? Check out Things To Do In New Jersey’s July Calendar of Events!


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