The September events calendar includes concerts, theatre, sports and entertainment that have appeal to
people of all ages and interests
September is also the unofficial ending of summer on Labor Day weekend, and the official beginning of fall on September 21st. With pleasant temperatures, this is still a popular month for Jersey Shore beaches, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, festivals, and events
NJ COVID 19 Update:
At this this time, New Jersey has lifted all COVID-19 Restrictions.
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Manasquan Labor Day Concert & Fireworks
Friday, September 3, 2021; @ 5:30pm (rain date September 4th)
Main St & 1st Ave
This family event features a Concert by Deep Six and Fireworks on Main Beach.
Trenton Pork Roll Festival
Saturday, September 4, 2021: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
449 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ 08611
Whether you call it Pork Roll or Taylor Ham ... this cult favorite meat, still made in Trenton, is one of Jersey's most beloved edible treasures. This event features Food trucks & guest chefs, a Beer garden and full bar, Live music stage, their superhero mascot, P-Roll. VIP option for the ultimate experience Games and fun for kids and adults alike.
Central Jersey Jazz Festival
September 10, 11, 12, 2021
at Three Venues
Website/Schedule of performers
Free to the public
Experience the Sounds of Today's Best Live Jazz at 3 Outdoor Venues in Central Jersey:
Flemington, Friday, September 10, 2021
New Brunswick/ Metuchen, Saturday, September 11, 2021
Somerville, Sunday, September 12, 2021
New Jersey Sports Card Convention
September 17, 18, 19, 2021
110 Schanck Road
Cost: Advanced Price – $9.99. Day of Show Price – $14.99, General Admission during convention hours for one (1) person. 3 Day Weekend Admission: $24.99 3 day full weekend General Admission access. Child Under 6 Years Old – 1 Day Admission: Free.
This event will feature experienced card collectors and dealers bringing sports fans a wide variety of collectibles, novelties, sports card memorabilia, and more!
43rd Annual Festival of the Sea
September 18, 2021; 10:00 am – 7:00 pm (Rain date September 19th)
601 Arnold Ave
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
This event features local food, over 250 craft vendors, a beer and wine garden, music, family friendly activities. and much more.
Fall Apple Festival
Saturday, September 18th, 2021: 11am - 4pm
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue
Wall Township, NJ
Advance purchase required. Adults: $8 each Children: $4 each (ages 3 -12 years), 2 Years & Under FREE.
This event features a celebration of the harvest and and an opportunity to try your hand at apple cider pressing, apple pie baking contest, strolling villagers, historic demonstrations, games and so much more! There will also be demonstrations of blacksmithing, carpentry, fiber arts, tinsmithings & weaving throughout the day. The Historic Buildings, Pilsen Gourmet Food Truck, Bakery, and General Store will be open for you to visit.
The Latino Festival of Monmouth County
Saturday, September 18, 2021; 12-7pm; Rain date September 25th
1 E Main St
This event is a fun family oriented event with special attractions, musical acts, cultural offerings, and some of the most delicious Latin American cuisine found in Central Jersey. The festival celebrates Latino culture through music, dance, food, and entertainment!
September 18-19, 2021
North Beach & Bradley Park
Asbury Park, NJ
Website & Tickets
Sea.Hear.Now is committed to raising awareness about the issues facing our ocean environment, including the global plastic waste crisis and climate change.
Two days featuring over 25 performances on three stages, all on the gorgeous Asbury Park Waterfront. The event features music, surf culture and arts festival features over 25 performances, food from regional and local restaurants including vegan, vegetarian & gluten-free options, specialty items from dozens of art vendors with giveaways with Bars & concessions throughout the park and beach Water stations with free refills. The lineup for the festival is decidedly rock-heavy with alt-rockers Incubus and folksy surfer dude Jack Johnson headlining the two days, which will feature three stages -- two on the beach just north of Convention Hall and one in nearby Bradley Park -- and more than two-dozen of bands. This years big draws include; Dave Matthews Band, The Lumineers, Dropkick Murphys, Dispatch, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Work In Progress, Brick + Mortar, and many more.
September 24 - 26, 2021
Across From Convention Hall
1301 Ocean Ave
Asbury Park, NJ
732 775 7676
This a 3 day festivalis the ultimate end of summer experience for food, crafters, games, beer, and a full line up of live music! Over 75 artisan crafters, local craft & domestic beers, and wine too!
Annual Rock the Farm Festival
September 25th, 2021; Noon - 10pm (rain or shine)
Seaside Heights, NJ
Cost: $35 to $195
Website- Tickets & Line-up
Rock the Farm is a premier family friendly music festival, featuring 10 hours of world class music across two stages, with a family-friendly kid-zone, Beer & wine garden, craft vendors, food trucks, games, and the infamous foam dance party.
All proceeds from the festival benefit CFC Loud n Clear Foundation, an organization that promotes positive life choices by aiding drug recovery efforts. CFC has been featured on CBS, NBC, Fox, NJ 101.5, and so much more. CFC has assisted over 7,500 families since conception in 2012.
Howell Day & Green Fair
September 25th, 2021; 3pm
Soldier Memorial Park
Howell Township, NJ
This event features Inflatable & Mechanical Rides, Live Entertainment by The Eddie Testa Band & Black Ties, Vendors & Food Trucks, Demonstrations, Fireworks At Dusk & More!
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.
Shamrocks By The Sea, Celtic Festival
September 25, 2021; 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Seaside Park Marina Green
807 NW. Central Ave.
Seaside Park, NJ 08752
This family event features a celebration of Irish culture with traditional Irish food and Irish entertainment including Traditional Irish Music by the Shamrock and Thistle Pipe Band and Bally Haunis.
South Amboy Irish Festival
September, 25, 2021@2pm
Raritan Bay Waterfront Park
There will be special entertainment by Andy Cooney, The Willie Lynch Band, and Irish step dancers. Also childrens activities, food vendors, and fireworks at dusk.
11th Annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival
Sunday, September 26th, 2021: from 12 noon to 6 p.m. (Rain Date: Sunday, October 3rd)
White Street Municipal Parking Lot
Red Bank, NJ
(GPS Address: 40 White Street,
Red Bank, NJ 07701)
This event features a huge food, beer & music festival with tons of delicious food to sample from, local artisans to shop from, kiddie rides and some of the best Jersey Shore musicians.
The event will be a culinary feast with tons of GUINNESS and fresh OYSTERS plus Red Bank's favorite restaurants will be serving a variety of specialty menu items including everything from Fried and Raw Oysters to Filet Mignon Sandwiches to Lobster Rolls and more!
Irish Fall Festival
September 24, 25, 26, 2021
Olde New Jersey Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ
One of the largest Irish festivals in the country is held at the Jersey shore -- every September, Wildwood holds the annual Irish Fall Festival!. The yearly celebration of Irish heritage is expected to draw as many as a quarter of a million people to the resort of the Wildwoods for the festival.
The Four-day events include a golf tournament, Irish dance lessons, 5K run and 1 mile walk, pipe exhibition, food court stage and beer garden, and Catholic Mass. The events conclude with a parade on Surf Avenue from 20th to Spruce and Olde New Jersey Avenues.
Margate Fall Fun Fest by the Bay
Saturday & Sunday, September 25, 26, 2021
Throughout the city of Margate, focusing on business areas.
This family event features food, music (on two stages), crafters, kid's activities, character parade, and more.
With over 125 booths and activities; a true celebration of the season, the beautiful bayfront, and the friendly spirit of the people of Margate! Fall Funfest is FREE and loaded with new entertainment and activities including music, games, back-bay nature tours and educational exhibits. New this year is a Saturday, Cornhole Tournament, open to everyone –
There will be classic Fall Funfest decor throughout the city of Margate, focusing on business areas. Strolling acoustic musicians, characters for kids, entertainers, and virtual contests such as a Pumpkin Photo Contest and Receipts are All the Rage. In person activities include a treasure hunt, The Pet Salon Pics with Pets with professional photos by PhotoGraphics Photography and Congo Falls Margate is open for family fun mini golf!
Knights of Columbus Villa Marie Council # 6342 Italian Festival
September 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Rain date Sept 26th)
Come and enjoy a taste of Italy. The event features delicious Italian Food and Deserts, Wine Tasting and Beer, Italian music (Live Entertainment By Jim Craine and his Atlantic City All-Stars Band), Folk dancing, Children's activities, Free Bocce Ball (must register in advance), Italian and Classic cars, a vendor market with Hand crafted items and imported Italian specialties, and a super 50/50. Free Bocce Ball (must register in advance). Open to the public Admission and parking are free.