March Events:
Our Top Picks To Plan Your Day Out in New Jersey

New Jersey March Events

Discover New Jersey's Best March Events: Uncover The Month's Top seasonal attractions, popular events, and hidden gems

March is the time of the year when the worst of winter is behind us and we look forward to warmer weather and the onset of Spring.

This months events includes concerts, theatre, festivals, sports,  and entertainment, that have appeal to people of all ages and interests.




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.

Northern NJ March 2022 Festivals and Themed Events

Warren's Annual Winter Festival
Saturday, March 5, 2022: from 4 to 7 p.m.
the Municipal Grounds
46 Mountain Blvd,
Warren, New Jersey
Website
This annual family winter festival features carnival rides, a petting zoo, horse and carriage rides, ice carving, carnival games, ice skating, marshmallow roasting, hot chocolate, fireworks, and more.

Annual West Orange Classic Film Festival

Sundays March 6th & March 13, 2022
AMC Theatre in Essex Green Shopping Center
Prospect Avenue
West Orange, NJ.
Schedule/Tickets
The West Orange Classic Film Festival provides lovers of cinema a chance to experience their favorite films as they were meant to be seen— on the big screen. This year's event will feature comedy-focused festival screenings .
March 6th : Some Like It Hot (1956) With an appearance by local film critic Stephen Whitty.
March 13th: Buck Privates (1941) With film historian, comics & animation writer Paul Castiglia.
Tickets are $14 and must be purchased in advance on EventBrite. Please note: Tickets will not be available at the theatre box office or through Fandango.

 

Jersey City Restaurant Week
Monday, March 7 - Sunday, March 20, 2022
Discover deliciously prepared meals from a host of restaurants offering a wide range of cuisines all over Jersey City—from Greenville to Grove Street.
For Information and participating restaurants

Spring Craft Morristown
March 11-13, 2022
Morristown National Guard Armory
430 Western Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960
WebSite
Phone: 845-331-7900
Emai*: crafts@artrider.com
Cost: Adults $10 // Seniors (62 and up) $8
This event features unique and one-of-a-kind handmade items for every age, taste and budget. This a thoughtfully curated shopping event includes 150+ modern makers! Find original fashions, accessories, jewelry, home décor, furniture, photography and fine art, as well as functional and sculptural works in ceramics, glass, metal, wood, mixed media and more! After you shop-til-you-drop enjoy yummy gourmet specialties to snack on or bring home like gourmet nut butters, bourbon barrel -aged maple syrup and much more.

Newark, NJ - St. Patricks Celebration & Parade

Wednesday, March 16, 2022; @ 1:00 pm
Website
(973) 735-2135
The will begin promptly at 1:00 pm, Proceeding from the Prudential Center to Gateway Center, NJPAC, Military Park, St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, and Washington Park . The parade is part of a larger Irish celebration in Newark that includes an Irish Heritage Week.

Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner
Saturday, March 19, 2022: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Brook Hollow Winery
594 State Highway 94
Columbia, NJ 07832
Website/Tickets
Cost: $20
They will be providing you with delicious Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes, Soda Bread, and live music between 7-9pm, who knows maybe you'll hear your favorite Irish jig!




Central NJ March 2022 Festivals and Themed Events

Night Forms: dreamloop by Klip Collective
Now until April 3rd, 2022
Grounds For Sculpture
80 Sculptors Way,
Hamilton, NJ
609.586.0616
Website/Tickets
Experience this rare opportunity to explore Grounds For Sculpture at night through more than a dozen site-specific works, including an illuminated tree-lined path. Night Forms, crescendos between order and chaos, with unexpected twists and "glitches" heightening the shared experience along the way. Enter sumptuous worlds never explored, this is the awe and wonder of Night Forms.
Night Forms is a unique synthesis of video projection, light and sound as a bridge between technology and storytelling. Digital projection mapping is designed to create a dialog with sculptures in the collection, offering new perspectives and turning the act of viewing into immersive event. Sculptures shrouded in the winter landscape become beacons to remembering a long-forgotten ritual.

The Real Irish Comedy Tour
March 3, 2022: @ 7:30 pm
Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
College Drive
Toms River, NJ
732-255-0500
Website/Tickets
Tickets $35 – $25
Not only Irish eyes will be smiling this St. Patrick's Day. Come get a blast of blarney and Irish laughter just in time for the big day. The Real Irish Comedy Tour showcases the best blend of Irish Comedic talent, accents included, and are coming to The Grunin Center for one night only!

Stone + Staley Art and Craft Shows
Friday, March 4, Saturday, March 5, & Sunday, March 6, 2022
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837
Website/Tickets
Cost: $10, children under 12 free.
This event features hundreds of visual + performing artists, creative demonstrations, and artisanal food + beverages at each event.

Belmar - Lake Como, NJ - St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 6, 2022 @12:30pm
Belmar, NJ
Website
732.280.2648
One of the top St Patrick's Day Parades in NJ. Starts at 12:30 PM, from the western end of Lake Como at 3rd Ave and North Blvd. Parade is held rain, shine, snow, sleet etc.

Light of Day Winterfest
March 6th - 13th, 2022
Asbury Park & Red Bank, New Jersey
Website /2022 Events schedule/Tickets
The annual Light of Day Winterfest, which raises funds and awareness in the fight against Parkinson's and related diseases, features many top performers. Around 30 concerts will be held over 10 days as part of the festival to benefit the cause. This year's main event will take place March 12 at the Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank. Light of Day has grown from a one-day event into a multi-day festival in the metropolitan area. More significantly, Light of Day has expanded into an internationally recognized tour, through a true grassroots effort of musicians, music fans and benefactors. Light of Day shows have taken place around the world on three continents, with shows in Canada, England, Wales, Ireland, Sweden, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and Australia. Portions of the proceeds from each show are donated to a local Parkinson's organization.
Light of Day WinterFest performers have included Bruce Springsteen, Southside Johnny Lyon, Michael J. Fox, Joe Grushecky and The Houserockers, Joe D'Urso, Willie Nile, James Maddock, Jesse Malin, Darlene Love, Gary U.S. Bonds, Max Weinberg, LaBamba's Big Band, Jakob Dylan, Ed Kowalczyk (Live), Suzanne Vega, Jake Clemons, David Bryan (Bon Jovi), David Bromberg, John Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls), Alejandro Escovedo, Peter Asher, Joey Molland (Badfinger), Garland Jeffreys, Lucinda Williams, Lisa Lowell, Linda Chorney, Nicole Atkins, The Smithereens, Mike Peters and Pete Yorn.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Allaire!
Saturday, March 12, 2022; 11am - 4pm
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue
Wall Township, NJ 07727
Tickets
Cost: $15
Take a 90 minute guided tour of the Historic Village at Allaire to experience the history and culture of Ireland. A period dressed interpreter will escort you to all of our historic buildings and trade shops where villagers are waiting to welcome you and demonstrate traditional Irish cooking, folklore and music! Listen to the Ballycastle Band perform a variety of traditional Irish songs in our historic Chapel, smell the delicious Irish meals and treats prepared by our talented hearth cooks, learn about the history of the holiday and much more.

Greenberg’s Toy & Train Show

March 12, 13, 2022
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837
Website/Tickets
224-240-8035
The largest and longest-running train and toy show in the northeast, Greenberg's has been running train shows since 1976. The shows feature thousands of trains and collectible toys for sale, hundreds of merchandising tables, huge operating layouts, free modeling seminars and more.

The Chocolate Expo
March 13, 2022: 10am -6pm
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837
Website/Tickets
The Chocolate Expo features tastings & sales of chocolates, baked goods, specialty foods, cheeses, craft sodas, wines, spirits, ciders and much more. Besides the opportunity to indulge, they offer their guests entertainment, demos and a variety of children's activities.

20th Annual Garden State Film Festival
March 23 - 27, 2022
Multiple venues
Asbury Park, NJ
877-908-7050
Website & Tickets
The artistic philosophy of the Garden State Film Festival is rooted in the celebration of the independent film genre and the creation of a forum where local and other independent filmmakers can exhibit their work. In addition, our event provides novice and aspiring filmmakers, actors, and others interested in a career in the film business, the opportunity to meet and network with industry professionals in an atmosphere that is conducive to learning and mentoring. Past attendees include Glenn Close, Paul Sorvino, Budd Schulberg, Kurtwood Smith, James Gandolfini, Celeste Holm and Clarence Clemons.

Allentown Daffodil Days Festival
March 26 through April 3, 2022
Website
Allentown, NJ
The Festival is full of family-friendly events set amongst 3,000 daffodils.
A parade at noon on Saturday March 26th kicks off a full slate of more than 30 activities (many free) and boutique shop specials. Master gardeners will answer your questions and you can meet Revolutionary War heroine Molly Pitcher while enjoying the blooms. Take a "spin" in an indoor forest or a self-guided tour of the local scenic countryside. Savor a chocolate creation of your own making and create daffodil-themed craft projects worthy of your talents. From awe-inspiring tales of colonial times to a bike parade, art contest and walks through Allentown's Heritage Park to enjoy a timeless story of Spring or support cancer research, there's something for everyone.




Southern  NJ March 2022 Festivals and Themed Events

Atlantic City Boat Show
March 2 - 6, 2022
1 Convention Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Website
This annual event welcomes nautical novices, seasoned sailors and water lovers to discover why life is better with a boat. With more than 415,000 new boat owners taking to the water in the past 18 months, demand for boating remains at an all-time high. Attendees are invited to celebrate the homecoming of this annual boating tradition as they see and shop the most comprehensive selection of boats and gear in the area, learn new skills, and connect with fellow boating enthusiasts.

Drinks & Drag Drag Queen Show

Friday, March 11th, 2022; @8pm
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ 08260
609.729.4000
Tickets
Cost: Tickets are $35
March can be a DRAG… Join us for a hilarious, entertaining and wicked good time! Hosted by the fabulous Astala Vista! Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and show begins at 8:00 p.m. WARNING ***Adult show, adult language, adult content***

Atlantic City St Patricks Day Parade
Saturday, March 12, 2022 @1pm
On the Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
Website
On this day in Atlantic City everyone is Irish, Break out your green and join us on the boardwalk for a fun-filled family day in Atlantic City!
The parade begins North of the Garden Pier and the Boardwalk ending at Albany Avenue and the Boardwalk. It will feature pipe bands, string bands.

North Wildwood, NJ - St. Patrick's Day Celebration and Parade
Saturday, March 12, 2022 @ 11:30AM
North Wildwood, NJ 08260
Website
The celebration begins @ 11;30am on the outside steps of North Wildwood City Hall, 901 Atlantic Avenue. Parade to follow the ceremony, marching down Atlantic Avenue (North) to 1st Avenue and proceeding West into the Entertainment District. A Catholic Mass honoring Irish Heritage will also be held at St. Ann Church of Notre Dame La Mer Parish in Wildwood at 10 a.m. before the ceremony.
In the case of rain, ceremony and festivities will be moved to the inside of the North Wildwood Recreation Center located at 9th and Central Avenues.

Irish Country & Bluegrass Music Show
Saturday, March 19, 2021;
Albert Music Hall
Waretown, NJ
Website
Admission is $5
Wear your green and join in the fun of this very special show.This annual event features a variety of bands including Church Street Revival, Celtic Heirs, Shenanigans Songs of Ireland old & new, and a special performance by Irish Step Dancers.




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