Best New Jersey June Events Festivals

New Jersey  June Events

Listed Here Are the Best New Jersey 2024 June Events and Festivals: Features The Month's Top NJ seasonal attractions,
popular events, and hidden gems

The entertainment-packed June calendar for New Jersey is certainly not to be missed.

June brings with it our favorite blend of excellent weather and fewer tourists at popular attractions before the school holidays kick in.

Our key June events in New Jersey include attractions that are perfect for taking full advantage of the great outdoor environment.

It's worth noting, however, that the end of June ushers in the vacation season and day-trippers, so planning ahead would be beneficial.

The New Jersey June events feature popular, well-attended events, that are loved by locals and tourists.

The month of June is also filled with hidden gems, those less mainstream but equally delightful experiences waiting to be discovered.

Dive in, stir your curiosity, and plan your memorable June, as New Jersey comes alive with breathtaking events.

North Jersey 2024 June Events Festivals

Jurassic Quest

Friday, June 7 - Sunday, June 9, 2024
Meadowlands Exposition Center
355 Plaza D
Secaucus, NJ 07094
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Jurassic Quest is the world’s largest, most popular dino event with unique and exciting experiences for the whole family. Observe our herd of life size animatronic dinosaurs including Apatosaurus, Spinosaurus, T-Rex and an incredible 50-foot long Megalodon. Interact with our trainers, baby dinos and watch a live Raptor show. Join us on “The Quest”, an all new interactive adventure with clues throughout the exhibit. Explore our dinosaur rides, giant fossil dig, inflatables, fossil science exhibit, “Triceratots” soft play area, and more.

George Strait, Chris Stapleton & Little Big Town Saturday, June 8, 2024, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ

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Horseshoe Crab Walk

Saturday, June 8th, 23rd, 2024
Liberty State Park Nature Center
275 Freedom Way
Jersey City, NJ
Pre-registration is required. For registration, contact the Nature Center at 201-915-3400 x503 or email
All ages welcome
This is the time of year when horseshoe crabs come ashore to lay their eggs. Join our staff on a walk to Caven Point to discover these amazing creatures and learn about the important roles they play in the natural world. We will meet in Lot #1 located at 300 Morris Pesin Drive and then walk over to our beach area.

Rock Hunger VII 

Saturday, June 8th, 2024 @2pm
Old Canal Inn
2 East Passaic Ave
Nutley, NJ
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Tickets are $25 per person when purchased in advance online.
A high-energy music festival, featuring several well-respected local bands.
Live music peformers include The Attic, The Sticky Wickets, Mother Hubbard, and Porch Rockers!
Cash bar, menu available, tricky tray prizes and 50/50 raffle are available to attendants. Rock Hunger is a franchised event with national recognition. All proceeds benefit NFSB programs including the Food Pantry.

Tri-County Fair
Thursday to Sunday, June 13, 14, 15, 16, 2024
Christ Church
140 Green Pond Road
Rockaway, NJ 07866
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Event Cost: Free admission, $5 parking This event features Carnival rides games of chance, pony rides, and fun fair foods with free family entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks show on Friday evening.

4th Annual Juneteenth Arts Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2024; 12 PM to 6 PM
Rabkin Park
1 Swanstrom Pl East
East Union, NJ 07083
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Free Admission
Celebrate Juneteenth with Live Music, performances, vendors, family fun, and more!
Free Parking available.

Father's Day Whippany - Special Father's Day Train Rides
Sunday, June 16, 2024
Railway Museum
1 Railroad plaza
Whippany, NJ
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Impress Dad this Father's Day with the unique gift and unforgettable experience of a train ride on one of Morris County's historic railroads - a day trip that will create memories for years to come! The Museum's mid-1900s excursion train features a unique collection of restored vintage cabooses from historic rail lines that once served New Jersey and the Metropolitan area.

State Fair Meadowlands
June 20 - July 7, 2024
State Fair Meadowlands
1 MetLife Stadium Dr.
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
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The State Fair in the Meadowlands features fantastic family entertainment with over 100 rides, free shows, 50 food options, and awesome fireworks displays on Monday July 3rd, & Tuesday, July 4th.

Bayonne Juneteenth Festival
Saturday, June 22, 2024; Noon - 5pm (rain or shine)
G. Thomas DiDomenico Park
16th Street and Avenue A lower level
Bayonne, NJ
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This event feaures day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States filled with music, food, and fun. Celebrate freedom and unity with live performances, delicious food vendors, and activities for all ages.

Taco Palooza
Saturday, June 22, 2024; 11am - 7:00pm
Hilltop Field
32 Lakeside Blvd
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Cost: Admission is $5 online, $7 on-site. Kids under 5 are free.
Taco Palooza features a celebration and for love for all things Taco!
The event includes Food Trucks, Restaurants, Chefs and Variety of Beer, Sangria & Margaritas .... Kids activities, Vendors and live music. Bring chairs, blankets & pop ups.

The North To Shore Jersey festival
June 24 through June 30, 2024
Multiple Venues
Newark, NJ
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This month-long New Jersey festival features all the talent, diversity and creativity this great state has to offer. Hosted by three incredible and unique cities, Atlantic City (June 17 through June 23), Asbury Park (June 10 through June 16 ) and Newark (June 24 through June 30).
The North To Shore festival will bring together 50+ venues for an over-the-top showcase of Jersey-wide.Once again, both global headliners and artists who make their homes in each festival city will take the stage in front of an audience drawn from across the state and around the region.

Montville Independence Day Celebration
June 26, 27, 28, 2024: 5pm - 9:30pm
Montville Township High School
100 Horseneck Road
Montville, NJ
This three day family event features carnival rides, live music, rides, food, eating contests, and a fireworks display
Fireworks will take place on Friday, June 28th, at dusk.

14th Annual Rock, Ribs and Ridges Festival
June 28 - 30, 2024; 11:30am - 11:30pm
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ
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This event features a three day celebration of great Southern Rock music, finger-lickin' barbeque, camping, cold beer, and fun! Pitch a tent or bring an RV and camp the entire weekend.
This years headliners include: Sugar Mountain, Matt Coffy Band, Molly Hatchet, Blackberry Smoke, Artimus Pyle Band, The Outlaws, and more.

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