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New Jersey Family Festivals: Discover The Best Themed Events

New Jersey Family Festivals: Your Guide to Family Oriented Music, Food, Entertainment and Fun Activities

They feature Family festivals and events with special themes and are known for having good music, food, entertainment, skilled artisans and performers, fun activities, crafts, and more!

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 Multi-Date, Northern Jersey Family Festivals and Events

New Jersey State Fair Meadowlands
Fair runs from Friday, June 18 - Sunday, July 11, 2021
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford NJ
Next to MetLife Stadium
Website (Check Schedule)
This very popular family event features quality rides, plenty of free entertainment, open air thrill shows, games and prizes, and a variety foods. There are a variety of activities to interest all ages.
All Tickets Include Free Live shows and concerts. Free Live concerts, and Fireworks shows.

May 2021 Northern Jersey Family Festivals and Events

Rock 'n Roll Steam Punk Fair
May 8, 2021; 10:00am — 5:00pm (Rain or Shine)
Pocket Park
44 E. Washington Ave.
Washington, NJ 07882
Free, family friendly event with free parking!
This event features live music from Frenchy & The Punk, This Way to the Egress and This Complete Breakfast. Costumes are welcome. Vendors with music-themed or Steam Punk related items welcome. Cap'n Wiloby's Emporium and Roguish Rabbit will be there.

Skylands Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, May 15, 2021; 12:00 - 7:00 PM (Rain or shine)
Skylands Stadium
94 Championship Place
Augusta, NJ 07822
(973) 383-7644
Cost: $5, Children 38 Tall and Shorter, Free
This family event features entertainment for all ages. Spend a special day enjoying the outdoors, delicious food, craft beer, music, and more! • Free parking

September 2021 Northern Jersey Family Festivals and Events

September 5, 2021; 10 am, Rain or Shine
Vasa Park
at Budd Lake, NJ
The 47th annual heritage festival to celebrate the cultures of the Nordic regions: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden with a full day of traditional (and common festival) foods, entertainment on 6 stages and field arena, 40+ gift and handcraft vendors, special kids program, the 9th annual wife-carry contest finals, dancing, music, talks, demonstrating artisans, reindeer... lots more. visit the website for details.

Fireworks in Hanover Township
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Veterans Field
Hanover Townshiop, NJ
The fireworks will be featured as part of Hanover Township Day.

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