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April 01, 2011

April 1, 2011

Welcome to The New Jersey Leisure Guide Times!

This newsletter brings you a capsule of popular leisure events and things to do in New Jersey for April, 2011.

This Edition's Contents...

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

Popular April 2011 Events and Things To Do

April is a great time of the year as we put our winter doldrums behind us and look to the signs of warmer weather ahead with the emergence of flowering trees, shrubs and tulips.

Here is a capsule of some of the popular events that are happening in New Jersey during the month of April.

Atlantic City Beer Festival
April 1, 2, 2011
Atlantic City Convention Center
1 Ocean Way
Atlantic City
(609) 449-2000
The 2011 event will feature great food, live music, entertainment, guest speakers, and plenty of amazing Beer.

Smuckers Stars On Ice
April 2, 2011 Sat 7:30PM
Izod Center
East Rutherford, NJ

4th Annual Spring Wine Festival
Friday, April 8, 2011
The Hilton Short Hills Hotel
41 John F Kennedy Parkway
Short Hills
The event features a tasting of over 100 wines, light hors d'oeuvres. wine classes, and live jazz music by Tizer, and Chieli Minucci.

Newark Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturday April 9 to Sunday April 17, 2011
Branch Brook Park
The second largest Cherry Blossom display in the United States with over 3,000 cherry trees having blossoms peaking in the second and third weeks of April. The blossoms can be best enjoyed by a casual walk or picnic in the park. This is a week long festival with many events including a 10K race, trolley bus tours, and family Day with Japanese cultural activities.

Country Folk Art Craft Show
April 8-9-10, 2011
New Jersey Convention and Expo Center Edison
(732) 417-1400
Featuring artisans from across the country offering unique decorating and gift items including... handcrafted furniture, home and garden decor, quilts, florals, framed art, ironwork, shabby chic, primitive, holiday decor, lamps, rugs, jewelry, wearable art, candles, gourmet delights and more!

Cape May Jazz Festival
April 15, 16 & 17, 2011
Cape May
The Cape May Jazz Festival presents many of the finest "young lions" in jazz today. The festival features an elite up-and-coming new breed of artists: cutting edge musicians across many jazz genres, each honoring the legendary players who came before.

Asbury Park Annual Easter Day Parade
Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011
Asbury Park Boardwalk
This is a long standing tradition that brings out families dressed in their finest spring outfits. Rain or Shine. In the event of inclement weather, the event is held in Convention Hall or the Paramount Theatre.

Cape May's Spring Festival
April 29-May 9, 2011
Cape May
609-884- 5404 or 800-275-4278
Celebrate the arrival of Springtime in America's first seaside resort with Private Homes Tours, Ghost Tours, Chefs' Dine-Around, Murder Mystery Dinners, Vintage Dance Workshops, food and wine events, living history programs and much, much more.

This Month's Featured Restaurant

Celebrate Ester Sunday with a Family Brunch
The Molly Pitcher Inn
Red Bank, NJ
This popular restaurant located in an historic landmark hotel, is on the bank of the Navesink River. Their Easter Sunday brunch is exceptional

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.

For other top New Jersey Attractions & Things to do in April:

Find the popular events for celebrating Easter in NJ

Top Events in April - A schedule of the most popular events at the larger venues for concerts, theatre, entertainment, and festival.
Top things to do in April - Our recommendations for the most popular seasonal outdoor and indoor activities, events, attractions, and points of interest for people of all ages.

For smaller events or local happenings that occur in some of the smaller New Jersey towns, visit the NJ monthly calendar

Note: Most of 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.

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