Central Jersey Family Festivals and Events:
2024 Edition

Central Jersey Family Festivals

Features Central Jersey Family Festivals With Music,
Food, Entertainment, and Fun Activities

The Central Jersey Family festivals feature a robust offering of entertainment, food, and fun activities..

From talented artisans crafting unique pieces, and performers captivating the audiences to enjoyable activities and a wide range of food options, there is something for everyone, especially for families with kids.

Especially notable is they feature festivals and themed events with a large variety of kids activities.

To cap it all, every festival further sparks interest by providing a distinct theme that differentiates it from the rest, making these festivals not only a fun-filled experience but also one-of-a-kind!

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.

June 2024 Central Jersey Family Festivals and Events

2nd Annual Pride Fest in the Park
Saturday, June 1, 2024; noon - 6pm
Huddy Park
329 Bay Ave.
Highlands, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
Free Admission
This event features a celebration the LGBTQ+ community! with an afternoon of live music, food & specialty vendors, and a wine and beer garden.

Annual Bayshore Greek Fest
June 6, 7, 8, 9, 2024
Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church
20 Hillcrest Road
Holmdel NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This family Greek festival features a calebration and taste of Greek Culture with Greek food, pastry, specialty items, folk dancing, music, rides, games, and prizes. Festival goers will have the chance to partake in and also watch traditional Greek folk dances that are performed by costumed children from the various Kimisis dance groups. Music and entertainment is presented all weekend long.

Annual Flemington Opa! Festival
June 7, 8, 9, 2024; (Rain or shine)
St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church
85 Vorhees Corner Road
Flemington, NJ
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This family friendly Greek festival featurs Greek food, shopping, fun, and entertainment. Guests can dine indoors or outside under the tent, enjoying classic oven baked items and popular grill selections such as souvlaki and gyros. Wine and beer also available. All can enjoy carnival games, shopping, and folk dancing entertainment.

Mercer County Cultural Festival and Food Truck Rally
Saturday, June 8, 2024
Mercer County Park
1063 Hughes Drive
Hamilton, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
Free admission
This annual family event features live performances of music and dance, with traditional art demonstrations showcasing many diverse cultures. Food trucks will be on-site.

Robbinsville Community Festival
Saturday, June 8 2024: @ 2pm - 9:30pm ( rain date on June 9)
Community Park
West Manor Way and Gordon Road
Robbinsville, NJ
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Free Admission
This family event features live music, food trucks, prizes, rides, fun activities and more.
The grand finale wiill be the fireworks display at dusk.

Annual Irish Festival
Sunday, June 9, 2024
Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport Avenue
Oceanport NJ
Visit their site to learn more
The 52nd Annual New Jersey Irish Festival features a day of live racing, Irish foods, vendors, dancing, Irish music, kids activities and more.

48th Annual Polish Heritage Festival
Sunday, June 9th, 2024
Middlesex County Fairgrounds
655 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, NJ
New Jersey Turnpike, Exit 9
Visit their site to learn more
This festival features a celebration of Polish culture with Live music, Traditional Polish food, Antique Car Show, Children's entertainment, Dance performances, a Polish vendor marketplace, and more!

246th Anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth Reenactment
June 15-16, 2024
Monmouth Battlefield
16 Highway 33-BR
Manalapan, NJ
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This event features a 1770s reenactment of a revolutionary war battle. The army encampments will also feature soldiers clean their muskets while their women prepare what may be their men's last meal.

SSAAM Juneteenth Celebration
Saturday, June 15, 2024: 12 noon - 4pm (rain or shine)
Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum
189 Hollow Road
Skillman, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
Cost: $15-$30
This Juneteenth celebration is a family friendly event that aims to educate, celebrate, and promote unity and cohesion within our culturally diverse community.
The event will feature live Gospel music, original plays, fun interactive games, and mouthwatering cuisine, including vegan options. The day will also feature activities in our Heritage Garden and tours of the grounds.

St Gregory Carnival
June 17 - 24, 2024
4620 Nottingham Way
Hamilton Square, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This family fun event features carnival games & rides, food, fun attractions, and fireworks shows on Tuesday & Saturday evenings

St. Ann's Italian Festa in Raritan
June 20, 21, 22, 22, 2024
St. Anns Church
45 Anderson St.
Raritan, NJ
Returning in 2024 after a three year hiatus, this poular Italian feast known for its Italian food has also provided music, rides, games, a beer garden, and a 50/50 raffle.
One of the popular attractions at this feast is their Italian food specialities, especially the huge meatballs " the size of an Italian woman's hand."

13th Annual Taste of Highlands
Saturday, June 22, 2024; noon - 5pm (rain or shine)
Huddy Park
329 Bay Ave
Highlands, NJ
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Cost: $45.00 (Includes samplings, a map and free parking)
This event features an afternoon of samplings and cocktails in a half-squrare mile of over twenty Highlands restaurants and establishments.آ 

Phillipsburg Ole Towne Festival
Saturday, June 22, 2024; 2pm - 9:30pm
Walters Park
1 Meyner Road
Phillipsburg, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
This annual event features a celebration filled with a children's fun zone, local vendors, food trucks, games, contests, and the grand finale fireworks display

August 2024 Central Jersey Family Festivals and Events

29th Annual Clam Fest
August 1st to August 3rd, 2024
Huddy Park
Bay & Waterwitch Avenues
Highlands, NJ
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This annual family event features food trucks, Beer, Wine and Sangria Garden, rides, games, children's activities, entertainment, and firework on Saturday evening at Snug Harbor Beach. .

Long Branch Jazz and Blues Festival

Saturday, August 24, 2024; from 1 PM - 9:30 PM (Rain or Shine)
The Great Lawn on the Long Branch Promenade
Boardwalk at 10 Ocean Blvd
Long Branch, NJ
Visit their site to learn more
Free Event
This family music festival features a mix of strong national and local musicians performing live Jazz and blues on stage. There will be food trucks, crafters, kids activities, and fireworks at dusk.

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