Best New Jersey Family Festivals And Events

Music, Food, Entertainment and Fun Activities

NJ Family Festivals

These popular festivals occur at venues in all corners of NJ and have wide appeal with families with kids.

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



Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. 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.

December 2017 Northern New Jersey Family Festivals And Events

Holiday Festival (Friends of Lord Stirling Stable)
December 2, 3, 2017: 10am – 3pm
Lord Stirling Stable
Basking Ridge
908 766-5955
Website
Children will enjoy hayrides through the woods to see Santa at his house (weather permitting). Santa's Workshop will be open for games, craft projects, food, and more. Pony rides will be available at various times throughout the Festival. Adults will enjoy exploring the offerings at the annual Silent Auction, which benefits the Lord Stirling School Horse Retirement Fund, another FLSS initiative. Themed gift baskets, specialty items, and gift certificates for local businesses will vie for bidders' attention. The FLSS gift shop will offer unique items for purchase. The riding apparel sale is also very popular. In conjunction with the festivities, guests are invited to enjoy the Winter Holiday Horse Shows that provide Lord Stirling students the opportunity to showcase the horsemanship skills they have learned in class. Horse shows begin at 9:00AM each day. The Junior Drill Team performs on Sunday and the Adult Drill Team is featured on Saturday, both during the lunch break. Spectators may enjoy the shows from the climate controlled viewing area. Admission and parking are free.

The Snowflake Parade
Sunday, December 3, 2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Millburn, NJ
Website
contact 973-379-2341
Along Millburn Avenue from Holmes to Spring Streets There will be professional bands, clowns, costumed characters, and refreshments after the parade. There will also be great marching bands, clowns, the Wells Fargo Horse and Carriage, Investors Bank Train, and more.

New Jersey Ballet: The Nutcracker
Friday December 8, 2017 7:30PM
Community Theatre At Mayo Center For The Performing Arts
Morristown, NJ
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February 2018 Northern New Jersey Family Festivals And Events

Winter Fest '18
February 17, 2018; Starts at 11 am.
Main St,
Hackettstown, NJ
908-850-5004
Website
This family event features Ice sculpture carvings at restaurants throughout Hackettstown, hot soup and even hotter chili $2 tastings and contest.

Maple Sugaring Fest
February 25th, 2018; Rain or shine
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Ave.
Summit, NJ 07901
908-273-8787
Website  
An outdoor family - friendly festival where attendees learn the steps involved in turning tree sap into delicious maple syrup. There will be tapping & cooking demonstrations, taste tests, guided hikes and games.
RRA members & children under 3 are free. Cost for Non-members is $5/person, $20/family.


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