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June 30, 2013

July 1, 2013

This is a great time of the year with peak summer weather that makes it an excellent time of the year to enjoy the Jersey Shore, it's beaches, boardwalks, and amusements parks. It's also a great time to of the year to visit many of the cultural festivals.

This Edition's Contents...

  • Popular July Events and Things To Do
  • This Month's Featured Restaurant

Popular July 2013 Events and Things To Do

Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

State Fair Meadowlands
Friday, June 21 through Sunday, July 7, 2013
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford NJ
Next to MetLife Stadium

This very popular family event features quality rides, plenty of free entertainment, games and prizes, and a variety foods. There are a variety of activities to interest all ages.
All Tickets Include Free Live Entertainment. Free live shows include: Circus Maximus, Shark Adventure Show, The Big Cat Show, The Steve Bayner Hypnotist Show, Belmont Festival of Magic, Rosaire's Royal Racing Pigs, and the Educational Petting Zoo. Free Live concerts include; Goodbye Friday, Slim Chance & The Gamblers, Chuck Schaeffer Band, Reality Suite, Kings Highway, Wanted, and many more performances.
Fireworks shows take place on the evenings of July 3 & 4th

One Direction
Tuesday July 2, 2013 at 7:30PM
Izod Center
East Rutherford, New Jerse

Heart & Jason Bonham
Wednesday July 3, 2013 at 7:00PM
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, New Jersey

Long Branch's Annual OceanFest and Fireworks
July 4, 2013,1 p.m.
Oceanfront Promenade
Long Branch
Vendors, bands, exhibits, food, and fireworks are all part of this annual rain or shine celebration.

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks - On the Hudson River
July 4, 2013 - 9:20 pm
Best viewing from Hoboken and Weehawken, with decent views from Jersey City & North Bergen. The Macy's Firework, the nation's largest 4th of July pyrotechnic display features more than 40,000 fireworks synchronized to a 26-minute scorey. This year's concept, score and design will all be "curated by Usher," .His 26-minute score reflects his musical tastes, which includes everyone from Rihanna to Jimi Hendrix to Frank Sinatra. In Hoboken the fireworks can be viewed from one of the many other places along the waterfront such as Pier A or Maxwell Place Park.

Atlantic City Fireworks: Hosted by the Borgata Casino
Thursday, Jul 4, 2013; Begins @ dusk (9:00pm)
The free show is open to the public with the viewing area at the North Expansion surface parking lot and opens at 6:00pm with the show to start at 9:00pm.

Unity Tour: 311, Cypress Hill & G. Love & Special Sauce
Tuesday July 9, 2013
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, New Jersey

Kid Rock, Kool and The Gang & Uncle Kracker
Tuesday July 9, 2013 at 6:45PM
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, New Jersey

Wednesday July 10, 2013
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, New Jersey

Furthur: Phil Lesh & Bob Weir
Friday July 12, 2013 at 7:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, New Jersey

Anglesea Blues Festival™
July 12-14, 2013
North Wildwood, NJ

The Anglesea Blues Festival™ features both national and regional blues musicians and is held in conjunction with the New Jersey State Barbecue Championship™. Top Blues acts are featured on the FREE outdoor main stage, as well as in neighboring clubs and pubs. Main stage entertainment to be announced.

Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival
Saturday July 13, 2013
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, New Jersey

Big Time Rush & Victoria Justice
Saturday July 13, 2013
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, New Jersey

Taylor Swift & Ed Sheeran
Saturday July 13, 2013 at 6:30PM
MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey

Lynyrd Skynyrd & Bad Company
Wednesday July 17, 2013 at 7:00PM
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, New Jersey

Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five & Guster
Saturday July 20, 2013
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, New Jersey

Jersey Shore Music Festival
July 20, 2013, 2pm - 8pm
Great Lawn at FirstEnergy Park
Lakewood, NJ 08701
This Music Festival will be a one day event that will feature over 50 of the best local bands here at the Jersey Shore, as well as some of the top national bands. Bands will range anywhere from rock to country bringing everyone together for a great day of music. In addition to being an all day music festival, we will also be showcasing over 200 of the Jersey Shore’s most talented artists, crafters, sculptors, jewelry makers, photographers, clothing designers, and other creative vendors. Also being featured will be some of the areas top restaurants and other businesses such as surf shops and other uniquely themed stores.

Lil Wayne, T.I. & Future
Wednesday July 24, 2013
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, New Jersey

Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival
July 25 - 28, 2013
Caesars, Harrah’s Resort, Showboat & Bally’s
Atlantic City
The festival will feature some of the culinary world’s most renowned chefs

Miranda Lambert
Friday July 26, 2013 at 7:00PM
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, New Jersey

Friday July 26, 2013 at 8:00PM
Boardwalk Hall Arena
Atlantic City, New Jersey

New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
July 26 -July 28, 2013
Solberg Airport
Readington, NJ
The largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America with over 100 Hot-Air Balloons, Major Concerts, Family Entertainment, over 200 exhibitors. A staple of any balloon festival is the nighttime hot air balloon glow. The New Jersey Festival of Ballooning's version may be the grandest with a Grammy Living Legend performing

Train, The Script & Gavin DeGraw
Sunday July 28, 2013 at 7:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, New Jersey

New Jersey Restaurant Reviews - New Jersey has over 23,000 restaurants and finding about them is often times a time consuming task. Check out our comprehensive ratings and reviews gathered from diners, critics, and personal visits by New Jersey Leisure Guide.

This Month's Featured Restaurant

Lilys on the Canal
Lambertville, NJ
Located along the Delaware Canal offering alfresco dining on the patio for the lucky few who are able to land a table outside. Its also a good spot for people watching as they stroll by along the tow path. [Read Review]

For other top New Jersey Attractions, Events
& Things to do:

Top Events in July - A schedule of the most popular events at the larger venues for concerts, theatre, entertainment, and festivals.

Top Things To Do in July
- Our recommendations for the most popular seasonal outdoor and indoor activities, events, attractions, and points of interest for people of all ages.

July 4th Events - Features the top Independence Day celebrations and firworks displays

Event venues and schedules for NJ concert, theatre, and sports events

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