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June 30, 2015

New Jersey Leisure Guide Monthly Newsletter
July, 2015

July 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, amusements parks and fireworks. 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
  • Seasonal Frequently Asked Question
  • This Month's Featured Restaurant

Popular July, 2015 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.


Barenaked Ladies with opening acts: Violent Femmes and Colin Hay of Men at Work
Thursday July 2, 2015 @7:00PM
Mercer County Park Festival Grounds
Princeton Junction, NJ

Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes
Friday July 3, 2015
Stone Pony
Asbury Park, NJ

Foo Fighters & Royal Blood
July 6, 13, 2015 @6:30PM
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, NJ

Cumberland County Fair
July 7 - 11, 2015
Cumberland County Fairgrounds
3001 Carmel Road
Millville New Jersey.
This fun, family event features all the typical county fair 4-H programs and activities. Highlights include the Little Miss Pageant, Amateur Truck Pull, the Demolition Derby, and the Decorated Baby & Wagon Parade.

Shania Twain & Gavin DeGraw
Tuesday July 7, 2015 @7:30PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ

Freedom Fest State Fair
July 8 - 12, 2015
Horse Park of New Jersey
626 Rt 524
Allentown, NJ 08501
This 5 day long family festival is packed with plenty of fun activities. The featured events include Live entertainment, racing pigs, a magic show, pony & camel rides, a petting farm, nightly horse shows, carnival activities, food vendors, crafts, wine tasting, agricultural exhibits and a fireworks display on Friday evening. Fireworks (Raindate Sunday July 12) The musical lineup includes: Thursday July 9 Tusk; Friday July 10 Eaglemania, Megan & Liz, Saturday July 11 The River Dogs, Human Wheels, and Rock of Ages Band featuring Constantine Maroulis, Sunday July 12 Southern Steel, The Artimus Pyle Band, and The Outlaws.

Anglesea Blues Festival™
July 10 - 12, 2015
201 New Jersey Ave
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

Taylor Swift, Vance Joy & Shawn Mendes
Friday, Saturday, July 10, 11, 2015 @7:00PM
MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, NJ

Tropicana's Multimedia Light and Sound Show 
July 11 through September 4, 2015; @ 10PM
Tropicana Casino & Resort
2831 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
Free Event
This recurring daily event is an inspirational themed Multimedia Light and Sound Show choreographed to music. At 10pm each evening, a fireworks display will accompany the Multimedia Light & Sound Show. The daily show can be seen as far away as Arkansas & the Boardwalk and the City of Ventnor.

George Lopez
Saturday July 11, 2015 @8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ

15th Annual South Jersey Caribbean Festival
July 11, 2015; noon until 8pm
Wiggins Park
Camden Waterfront
Camden, NJ
This event celebrates the culture and traditions of the Caribbean countries. Popular with attendees of both Caribbean Americans and regional residents of non-Caribbean decent who embrace the culture and have traveled to the Caribbean and participate in arts and cultural events.
The festival features plenty of food, music, and entertainment with a scenic view of Philadelphia from the Camden Waterfront.

Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix & Eric Hutchinson
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @7:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ

The Eagles
Friday July 17, 2015 @8:00PM
Boardwalk Hall Arena - Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, NJ

Asbury Park Blues & Brews Festival
Saturday, July 18, 2015, Noon - 8pm; held Rain or Shine
1300 Ocean Avenue (across from Convention Hall & The Boardwalk)
Asbury Park, NJ
Free Event
This family music festival, just a block from the ocean, will feature six great bands with headliner: Joe Louis Walker, along with food vendors, crafters, art, and kid's activities. There will also be a beer garden and downtown shopping.

City of Water Day
July 18, 2015, 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Maxwell Place Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ
This event is a family festival that celebrates the world class potential of the NJ - NYC waterfront. Free boat tours, waterfront activities, food, music, and the popular Cardboard Kayak Race are just some of the highlights.

Margaret Cho
Saturday July 18, 2015 @9:00PM
Borgata Music Box
Atlantic City, NJ

33rd Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
July 24th, - July 26th, 2015
Solberg Airport
39 Thor Solberg Rd.
Readington, NJ
This popular event features the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America. This is will be a gathering of more than 100 hot air balloons from around the world, live concerts and non-stop affordable family entertainment.
In adition to the awesome display of colorful balloons taking flight twice each day , there will be concerts from Grammy Award winners, Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famers and the latest teen sensations along with children's amusement rides, age-appropriate family entertainment and attractions, the Running with Balloons 5K race and Family Fun Run, intertactive exhibits from leading consumer brands, and hundreds of arts and crafts and food vendors. Hot air balloon rides available!

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
Friday July 24, 2015 @8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ

Bryan Adams
Thursday July 30, 2015 @7:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ

Boz Scaggs
Friday July 31, 2015 @9:00PM
Borgata Music Box
Atlantic City, NJ

This Month's Frequently Asked Question

Question: What is the best way to get to Atlantic City and the Casino Hotels from NYC without Driving?
Answer: Greyhound buses from the New York City (Port Authority Bus Terminal) offers the most direct & frequent service to Atlantic city. Their Lucky Streak® buses provides front-door service to many of the most popular casinos in Atlantic City.Greyhound Lucky Streak Bus Service If you are not staying at one of the popular casinos, The Jitney minibus shuttle is available to/from the Atlantic City Bus Terminal to all the hotels. The Bus Terminal is adjacent to The Atlantic City Outlets and is a two or three (long) blocks from casinos such as Caesars, Bally's and Trump Plaza, and the Atlantic City Convention Center.

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

Cape May, NJ
A great summer dining experience --- Spending time in Cape May this summer? Dine at M'Ocean ----a fine dining restaueant with a great view overlooking the beach and the ocean

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July Events - This months events includes concerts, theatre, festivals, kids events, and entertainment, that have appeal to people of all ages and interests, especially with parents and/or families with children ages 4-18.

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