The Central Jersey family festivals feature festivals and events with special themes and are known for
having good music, food, entertainment, skilled artisans and performers,
fun activities, crafts, and more!
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.
Edison Fall Family Spectacular
September 25, 2021
Amboy Avenue in the Clara Barton section, from Waltuma to Jackson avenues
This huge family event will take up eight blocks. There will be two food courts, with food trucks and street vendors, as well as a wine and beer garden, arts and crafts vendors, music on two stages, a professional wrestling ring, a remote control car track and a children's entertainment area.
Kites at the Pier Festival
Saturday, September 25 – Sunday, September 26, 2021: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
50 Chelsea Avenue
Long Branch, NJ
This two day family event features kite flyers from all areas of the eastern seaboard flying their most incredible creations, craft and artisan vendors, inflatable rides, shopping and dining.
Participants and visitors will get to experience a dazzling display of giant inflatable kites visible for miles; an array of vertical wind feathers and ground displays, with the kids and adults Running of the Bols competition; super-sized giant bubbles.