Bridgeton, NJ is a charming town with large Victorian houses and a downtown area circa 1920s.
It is a town that has made a strong commitment to preserving its heritage.
Located on the banks of the Cohansey River near the center of the Delaware Bay lowlands, the Victorian downtown has many restaurants, recreation facilities and special events that occur through out the year. As a year-round destination, Historic Bridgeton offers a variety of attractions to satisfy its visitors.
It's a great place for family's with kids who enjoy seeing a bit of New Jersey history and spending time in with them in the many city parks and zoo.
It is suggested that you plan on a full day exploring the district and it's attractive historic neighborhoods.
There are 2,200 houses and buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic places with many buildings going back to the Colonial, Federalist, and Victorian era's.
Cinco de Mayo CultureFest
Downtown - corner of Commerce at Laurel streets.
Contact: Maria Perez (856)-369-1413
Beer Garden on corner of Cohansey and Washington streets
This event feature food, arts, crafts, dancing horses, live music featuring Mariachi Band, games, and more. . . a celebration you won't want to miss featuring the best of Mexican and Latin culture.
Fourth Saturday in August each year.
at the Cohansey Riverfest
Each year Bridgeton celebrates the Cohansey River heritage and the Blue Crab in part with Cumberland County's Cohansey Riverfes to promote river activities and the seafood industry. The event features a beer garden, raw bar, entertainment, and more.