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South Jersey Family Festivals: Discover The Best Themed Events

Your Guide to The Best South Jersey Family Festivals: Features Family Oriented Music, Food, Entertainment and Fun Activities

They feature festivals 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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COVID-19 executive orders in effect may restrict or require cancellation of events.


With near term cancellations occurring at a rapid rate, and despite trying to remove them as soon as we learn of the cancellations or restrictions, we  recommend viewers contact the event sponsors before heading out to a listed event to confirm their status.


January 2021 Southern Jersey Family Festivals and Events

SSM Watercolor Painting Class
Sunday, January 10, 2021; 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Noyes Arts Garage
2200 Fairmount Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ
Registration
Cost: $30 per class (+$5 if you need materials)
Beginners and explorers of all ages welcome!!
Join Stephanie Segal Miller Art as she leads the class through different techniques to create one of a kind watercolor paintings!
Includes FREE parking in the attached Wave Garage!





March 2021 Southern Jersey Family Festivals and Events

The New Jersey Horror Con & Film Festival
March 26, 27, 28, 2021
The Showboat Hotel
Atlantic City, NJ
Website/Tickets
In advance/Day Pass: $30 In advance/ 3-day Pass: $75 Day of show price: $30 Day of show 3-day Pass: $75
Children: 10 and under free with paying adult Ticket sales at the door are cash only
This 3-day event features a showing of amazing Horror films in the indie scene with an opportunity for attendees to mingle with big names in horror. Horror fans can also participate in Q&A sessions get to interact with vendors from around the Horror scene.





April 2021 Southern Jersey Family Festivals and Events

Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival
April 9th & 10th, 2021
Atlantic City Convention Center
Atlantic City, NJ
Tickets & Information
This event features a celebration of a decade of AC music, brews, breweries. Attendees will experience over 1,000 different beers from 150 breweries, the biggest music acts to date, interactive touch points such as life size beer pong and a pop-up jam band space, a state-of-the-art March Madness viewing area and culinary offerings from our favorite AC food and beverage joints.
Music by New Found Glory, Goldfinger, & Against Me.
Three sessions:
Session 1 Friday, 8am - 12:00 am, Session 2 Saturday, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, & Session 3 Saturday, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm





June 2021 Southern Jersey Family Festivals and Events

AnimeNEXT
Friday, June 11, 2021 through Sunday, June 13, 2021
Atlantic City Convention Center
1 Convention Center Boulevard
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Website/Registration
AnimeNEXT is the largest independently organized anime convention in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. The convention features Japanese creators of anime and manga, anime music video (AMV) screenings, voice actors from anime series, Japanese musical acts, artists, vendors and exhibits, Karoke panels, workshops, masquerade, and video rooms and gaming. Events all focus on aspects of anime, manga, and Japanese culture.

Barefoot Country Music Fest
June 18-20, 2021 (rain or shine)
On the beach between the famous Morey's Piers
Wildwood, NJ
Website / Tickets
This is the Northeast's largest outdoor country music festival hosting a unique blend of country music's top artists and up-and-comers on multiple stages including Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Dan+Shay, and 30+ more performers. With the combination of country music and the scenic Wildwood's backdrop, this family-friendly, three-day festival is a summer vacation destination

Beardfest
June 24 - 27, 2021
Paradise Lakes Campground
Rt 206 (between Mile markers 3 & 4)
Hammonton, NJ
Website
Beardfest is a three night celebration of creative energy that strives to enliven the artist in everyone. Beardfest offers attendees the opportunity to unplug in South Jersey's beautiful Pinelands Preserve while enjoying music that spans an incredibly wide range of genres; but our definition of entertainment goes far beyond the spectator/performer dichotomy. At Beardfest, attendees have the opportunity to collaborate on large scale murals throughout the campgrounds, practice yoga, participate in a variety of collaborative music making activities, and share ideas in our community workshops. art, an open mic, swimming and camping





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