August Events: New Jersey Entertainment

2019 Schedule For Concerts, Theatre, Comedy, and Sports.

August Events in New Jersey

The month of August is the peak vacation month of the year with the Jersey Shore beaches, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, festivals, and events in full swing.

Note:  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.

August 2019 Festivals and Themed Events

Your First Mud Run
August 4, 2019; 10am - 2pm
Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ 08260
Website
Contac: Brad Vaccaro, Phone: 833-773-3328, Email: brad@yourfirstmudrun.com
Cost: All in: $45, Bare bones: $37
Your First Mud Run is the ONLY mud run in the country designed so both parents and kids can run together. Our courses are 1.5 - 2 miles and include 10 - 16 obstacles that are designed for adults and kids.
If you ever thought about doing a mud run, ours is the perfect "first timer"
event! Anyone 5 years old and up can participate in the fun! We are the largest "family friendly" and "first timer" Mud Run in the country! And, EVERYONE who registers for the race in Wildwood gets a FREE entry to the best waterpark in Wildwood - Splash Zone (USD 40 value)
Try fun obstacles like the wall climb, tire carry, cargo net, tube crawl and new for 2018 was the awesome 30 foot long inflatable double wall climb and new for 2019 a 12 foot high rope climb.
We are now in our 9th year of operation having run over 50 successful events in 5 states with over 15,000 total participants making us the largest family friendly Mud Run in the USA.Free Stuff and Prizes from our great awesome new sponsors in 2019 - Playa Bowls, Habit Burger and Tito's Burritos.

New Jersey State Fair
August 2nd - 11th, 2019
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ
Website
One of the more popular New Jersey family festivals, The New Jersey State Fair offers agricultural competitions and education, horse shows, 4-H, livestock and animals, rides and attractions, free entertainment, vendors, foods and much more. Animals, competitions and exhibits bring public attention to agriculture, education, youth advancement and the great things that Sussex County and New Jersey Have to offer.

Pasaic County Fair
August 15, 16, 17, 18, 2019: Fireworks on Friday and Saturday @ dusk.
Garret Mountain Reservation
8 Mountain Ave
Woodland Park, NJ
973-881-4405
Website
This annual family event features carnival rides, food vendors, 4-H tent, beer garden, chess tournament, pony rides and petting zoos, and more with fireworks on Friday and Saturday @ dusk.
Thursdays are Family Day at the County Fair, and it is the only day you can purchase a wristband for access to unlimited rides.

Canal Day Festival
August 24, 2019 (Rain or Shine)
Hugh Force Canal Park
170 West Central Ave.
Wharton, NJ
Website
Admission is Free
An old time country fair that celebrates the Morris Canal and its contributions to the development of the communities along its banks. Come to a day of free family fun featuring a craft show, great food, educational events and enjoy a day of listening to a wide variety of musical entertainers. Musical performances from New Jersey’s best artists will feature Rock, Blues, Country, Classical as well as traditional and contemporary Irish Folk Music. performing on two stages. Fireworks festivities & display at Robert Street Park beginning at 7:00 PM.

Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Festival
Saturday, August 24th, 2019; from 1 PM - 9 PM (Rain or Shine)
The Great Lawn on the Long Branch Promenade
Long Branch, NJ
Website
This music festival features a mix of strong national and local musicians performing live Jazz and blues on stage, kids activities, and food vendors with exotic and regional NJ food and crafts and Fireworks.
Scheduled events:
1:00 PM National Anthem - Reanne Runge
1:15-2:15 PM Damian & The DCQ
2:30-3:30 PM Slidewinder Blues Band
3:45-4:45 PM Jane Stuart
5:00-6:00 PM The Shadetree Mechanics
6:15-7:15 PM The Mikey Junior Band
7:30 –9 PM Jeff Levine & Friends Featuring JT Bowen
Dusk Fireworks

Bradley Beach Lobster fest
August 31 & September 1, 2019: ( Saturday 11 am - 8 pm, Sunday 11 am - 6 pm)
500 Ocean Avenue
Bradley Beach, NJ
Website
Free event!
Bradley Beach comes alive this weekend with it's popular oceanfront family event featuring live music, great lobster, beer & wine, crafts, and plenty of kids activities.
Highlighted by 6 bands and a DJ emcee, over 180 craft and specialty vendors, a beer & wine garden and children's activities including water slide, rides, face painters and sand art.

The INDO American Fair
August 31 & September 1, 2019; 11am -7pm
Mercer County Park
1050 Hughes Dr
Hamilton Township, NJ 08619
Website
Admission Parking: $5 Entry Ticket: $3
This family event will feature cultural programs, heritage, traditional dances, live entertainment and more.

August 2019 Concerts

August 2019 Theatre and Stadium Performances

August 2019 Comedy Events

August 2019 Sports Events


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