New Jersey Wine Festivals and Events: 2024 Edition

NJ Wine Festivals Events

Discover New Jersey Wine Festivals and Events with
Samplings, Music, Food, and Vineyard Tours

New Jersey is known for its tomatoes, white corn, peaches, and cranberries, but did you know it also has over 50 wineries? New Jersey wines are fast becoming internationally recognized as premium wines.

The Garden State wine industry has received countless awards locally, nationally, and internationally, and is now a significant part of the New Jersey agricultural sector.

While there are over 40 varieties of wine grown in New Jersey, the top ten NJ wines produced are Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Cabernet Franc, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Merlot, Syrah, and Concord.

Multi-Date Wine Festivals, Wine Tasting Events, and Vineyard Tours

Hunterdon Wine Express
July 13th & 14th July 27th, 28th, August 17th & 18th August 24th & 25th , and September 14th, 2024; 11:15 AM to 3:40 PM (rain or shine)
Boarding at the
Flemington train station
33-99 Stangl Rd
Flemington, NJ
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Cost: $99 per person
This continuing event features a round trip excursion on the historic Black River & Western Railroad from Flemington, NJ to Old York Cellars Winery in Ringoes, NJ, to enjoy a wine tasting and lunch with the picturesque vineyard views.

Scheduled Wine Festivals, Wine Tasting Events, and Vineyard Tours

Blues, Wine & BBQ
June 22, 23, 2024: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gloucester County 4H Fairgrounds
725 Bridgeton Pike
Mulllica Hill, NJ
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Cost: Samplers $20 Advance | $25 at the Gate (cash only) Full price Admission includes wrist band, souvenir wine glass, sampling & sales of many New Jersey wines
Non-Samplers $5 at the Gate (cash only), Under 21 Free
This event features a feast of one of top rated BBQ, paired with some of the best New Jersey wines, and blues music. Also, a variety of local artisan crafters displaying their works.

Meadowlands Racetrack Wine Fesst
Saturday, June 22, 2024: 5pm until 9pm
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment
1 Racetrack Dr.
East Rutherford, NJ
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Thsi event features a day at the races with samplings of international Wines, DJ music by ALX, with Live horse racing beginning at 6:20pm

Asbury Park Beer Wine and Spirits Fest
Saturday, June 29, 2024; 1pm to 4:30pm
Bradley Park
101-199 Fifth Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 
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Cost: $15-$60
This event features beer, wine and spirits samples, along with with live entertainment, food and interactive games.

Italian Festival & Wine Tasting
Saturday, Sunday, July 27th, 28th, 2024
Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport Avenue
Oceanport NJ
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Cost: admission is $6. Kids 12 and under are free. General parking is free
This event features Italian wine tasting with participation by some of the area's top restaurants, delis, and food trucks, Attendees will get to enjoy live music both days, plus free family fun day activities in the picnic area on Sunday. The event begins with Food trucks at 11am, followed by live racing at 12:50pm.

Wine on the Beach Festival
Saturday, September 7, 2024; 12pm until 5pm
Grant Avenue Beach
Seaside Heights, NJ
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This annual event features an afternoon of samplings from NJ wineries, crafters, local cuisine, and live bands performing on the Beach Stage.

WineFest 2024
September 21 & 22, 2024
Valenzano Winery Festival Grounds
1318 Old Indian Mills Rd
Shamong, NJ
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This event features 175 locally produced wines from local wineries showcasin their new vintages.
They will also feature food trucks, a craft bazaar with over 50 local crafters and artists, and entertainment and live music on two 2 stages.

Grand Harvest Wine Festival
October 12, 13, 2024: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Cost: $5 (cash only at the gate)
This fall event features a wine festival in a picturesque setting. Attendees will get to enjoy food trucks, artisan crafters, entertaining live music, and wines from over 12 New Jersey Wineries for you to sample and purchase.