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May 31, 2013

June 1, 2013

June is a great time of the year with excellent weather and uncrowded conditions to visit the popular attractions before school is out and vacationers and day trippers are in full force.

This Edition's Contents...

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

Popular (destination) June 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.

Red Bank Riverfest
May 31 - June 2, 2013; (5/31: 5 - 10pm, 6/1: 11am - 10pm, 6/2: 11am - 6pm)
Marine Park
Red Bank
Three days of sun, sunsets and evening stars with the best Red Bank area restaurants. Non-stop music and family fun.

Cape May Music Festival
Now to June 13, 2013
Convention Hal
Cape May
Tickeys may be purchased at the Box Office or by calling 609-884-9563
From the classical to the classic, the 24th Cape May Music Festival will offer a feast for every musical taste orchestra, chamber, world traditions, beloved classics and even a few intriguing new sounds. Alan R. Kay and the New York Chamber Ensemble and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players are returning for their annual chamber concerts and the Bay-Atlantic Symphony, under the baton of principal conductor Jed Gaylin, returns as the orchestra-in-residence

New Jersey International Film Festival - Summer 2013
May 31-June 16, 2013
New Brunswick, NJ
72 Lipman Drive
018 Loree Hall/Douglas
Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ
The Summer 2013 festival will showcase the best in independent film and video, featuring premiere screenings, filmmaking workshops and special guest appearances by filmmakers. The entry categories are: Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short Narrative, Feature, Music Video, and Student Film/Video Maker (College or younger).The deadline for entries is Frida, April 5 , 2013 at Noon.

Cirque du Soleil - Totem
June 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 2013
Grand Chapiteau at the Camden Waterfront
Camden, New Jersey

Summer DooWop Celebration
Saturday June 1, 2013 at 7:00PM
Izod Center
East Rutherford, New Jersey

Appel Farm Arts & Music Festival
June 1, 2013
457 Shirley Road
Elmer, NJ
Enjoy a relaxed day in the country listening to great music on two different stages. Past headliners have included Jackson Browne, Fountains of Wayne, Indigo Girls, Mavis Staples, Rufus Wainwright and many more. You’ll enjoy a juried crafts fair and the kids can have fun with lots of activities and entertainment at the Children’s Village

Summer Jam
Sunday June 2, 2013 at 6:30PM
MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey)

Rascal Flatts & The Band Perry
Sunday June 2, 2013 at 7:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, New Jersey

Dave Matthews Band
Thursday June 6, 2013 at 7:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, New Jersey

27th Annual New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar
June 7, 8, 9, 2013; (6/7: 4pm - 10pm, 6/8 & 6/9: 11am - 8pm)
Silver Lake Park
Fifth and Ocean Ave
(732) 681-3700 ext. 214
One of the largest seafood festivals in the nation. Great seafood, crafters, and live entertainment.

Mummers Brigade Weekend
June 7, 8, 2013
Olde New Jersey Avenue
North Wildwood
Friday: 7 p.m. Pub crawl and friendly competition amongst various clubs at local businesses. The fun continues on Saturday with a block party on Olde New Jersey Avenue from 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. The Mummers Parade will step off on 2nd and Olde New Jersey Avenues at 4:45 p.m. and will feature ten brigades from this year's New Year's Day Parade in Philadelphia, PA. Those brigades include Satin Slipper Fancy Brigade, The Shooters, Clevemore, Avenuers, Saturnalian, Downtowners, Golden Crown, The Jokers, Shooting Stars, and South Philly Vikings. The brigades will perform without the pressure of competition, and spectators will be able to get up-close views of the beautiful costumes and intricate dance steps these eccentric performers display. FREE!

Willie Nelson
Saturday June 8,12, 2013 at 9:00PM
Atlantic City, New Jersey .

Andrea Bocelli
Wednesday June 12, 2013 at 8:00PM
Prudential Center
Newark, New Jersey

New Kids On The Block, 98 Degrees & Boyz II Men
Thursday June 13, 2013 at 7:30PM
Izod Center
East Rutherford, New Jersey

Cape May Harborfest
June 15, 2013; 10am to 5pm
Delaware Avenue
Cape May, NJ
Harbor Fest is a celebration of seafood and song; the sea, its culture, its economy and its ecology. Cape May's beautiful harbor will provide the overall setting for Harbor Fest, while most land based activities will be held at or near the Nature Center. Located just adjacent to the Coast Guard Base and the Corinthian Yacht Club, the Center is situated directly ashore from the harbor's "anchor-out" zone and across the harbor from Cape May's various marinas. Venues around the harbor will be accessible by trolley.

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

Toby Keith & Kip Moore
Saturday Jun 22, 2013
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, New Jersey

The Tenors
Sunday June 23, 2013 at 7:00PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Prudential Hall Newark, New Jersey

Atlantic City Airshow
June 26, 2013, 10 a.m. until about 4:30 p.m.
The Beach
Atlantic City
(609) 348-7100
The Atlantic City Airshow is one of AC's best summer events. Confirmed participants in the airshow include the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, USAF F-22 Raptor, USAF Heritage Flight, F-18 Hornet, USMC Harrier and the Canadian F-18. Many visitors try to beat the crowds and see the airshow the day before, when most of the acts are practicing their demonstrations in Atlantic City on approximately the same time schedule.
In previous years, the beach near Caesars Atlantic City has been the central location to see the airshow, but many of the acts are visible from the bay as well as farther down along the beach.

North Wildwood Italian-American Festival
Friday, June 28 - Sunday, June 30, 2013
Olde New Jersey Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ
Annual celebration of Italian-American heritage held in North Wildwood. This three-day event draws over 75,000 people and features continuous live Doo-Wop entertainment, Italian Craft & Food vendors, children's activities and many other exciting events.

Asbury Park Jazz Festival
June 29 & 20, 2013
Sunset Park
Sunset Avenue & Main Street
Asbury Park
Longest running Jazz Fest in the area! Jazz on Saturday, blues on Sunday
Art show, beer and wine garden, 20+ local food vendors, crafts, art & specialty gifts, local and national acts, childrens activities including rides, face painting and sand art.

Tim McGraw, Brantley Gilbert & Love and Theft
Sunday Jun 30, 2013
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, New Jersey


This Month's Featured Restaurant

Inlet Cafe
Highlands, NJ 07732
The restaurant is best enjoyed during the warmer summer months when you dine on the outdoor deck taking in the waterfront ambience for an authentic Jersey Shore experience.
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For other top New Jersey Attractions & Things to do:

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

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

Fathers Day Events to make it a special day for Dad.


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