New Jersey Festivals

A celebration of food, music, arts, film and ethnic culture


New Jersey Festivals have been a part of the ways New Jerseyans celebrate special events.


For many years they were known as feasts and were initially associated with religion. They were a way of meeting social needs in communities and providing entertainment at the same time.


Today many of the festivals are held to celebrate a holiday, cultural, or themed event.



Popular New Jersey Festivals and Events

Arts and Crafts Festivals

NJ Arts and Crafts Festivals

Discover where the arts and crafts festivals are. These are shows where artists, artisans, and crafts people display and sell their work.
Shows range from major national or regional events with 50,000+ visitors to small local fund-raisers.

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Beer Festivals

Sam A.M. RestaurantDiscover where the popular beer events are held. New Jersey beer festivals or fests play host to a well over 50 major breweries and micro breweries with many brew masters and staff available to provide information on over 250 beers and ales.

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Family Festivals

Family Festivals Discover where the popular family festivals are. These are festivals that have a wide range of appeal to family's with children. These include celebrations of events with music, food, fun activities, crafts and more.

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Film Festivals

Film FestivalsDiscover the popular New Jersey Film festivals These festivals promote the art of film making on all levels with the goal of presenting films of the highest quality non-studio, independent films.

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Fine Arts Shows

Le Peep Restaurant - Edison, NJDiscover the popular fine art galleries, exhibitions and shows are. Fine arts shows are events for fine arts enthusiasts looking for an educational and enjoyable day trip or to complement their weekend getaway or vacation.

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Greek Festivals

Greek FestivalsDiscover the popular Greek festivals are being held. The festivals are generally run for three to four days around a summer weekend and in addition to promoting the Greek culture, they raise money to support many worthwhile charitable causes.

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Irish Festivals

Irish FestivalsIrish Festivals in New Jersey are where some of the nations largest Gaelic parades and festivals are held. From Jersey City to the Jersey Shore, the summer holds a feast of Irish dances, bands, food, and of course some beer

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Italian Festivals

Italian Festivals Italian festivals are generally run for three to four days around a summer weekend and in addition to promoting the Italian culture, they raise money to support many worthwhile charitable causes.

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Music Festivals

Music FestivalsMusic festivals include blue grass, country, rock, jazz, folk, contemporary, and many other types of music. The music festivals range from jam sessions to multi-stage performances

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Wine Festivals

Wine FestivalsNew Jersey wines are fast becoming internationally recognized as premium wines and many of these events provide opportunities to sample these wines.

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