South Jersey Family Festivals and Events

South Jersey Family Festivals

Listed here are the Best 2024 South Jersey Family Festivals:
Features NJ Family Oriented Music, Food, Entertainment and Fun Activities

South Jersey Family festivals feature a robust offering of entertainment, food, and fun activities.

From talented artisans crafting unique pieces, and performers captivating the audiences to enjoyable activities and a wide range of food options, there is something for everyone, especially for families with kids.

Especially notable is they feature festivals and themed events with a large variety of kids activities.

To cap it all, every festival further sparks interest by providing a distinct theme that differentiates it from the rest, making these festivals not only a fun-filled experience but also one-of-a-kind!

Multi-Date Southern Jersey Family Festivals and Events

Tropicana's Free Fireworks Series
Tropicana Atlantic City lights up the sky on Thursday, July 4th, and every Saturday from July 6th until August 31, 2024
Tropicana Casino & Resort
2831 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
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Free Event
Fireworks are launched from the beachfront and can be viewed all along the beaches or boardwalk of Atlantic City.

Cape May Lighthouse Full Moon Climb

June 21, July 21, August 19, September 17, 2024: 8-10PM
October 17, November 15, 2024: 7-9PM
Cape May Point State Park
215 Lighthouse Ave.
Cape May Point, NJ
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This family event features a full moon climb up the historic Cape May Lighthouse to enjoy the stunning evening sky that only occurs a handful of times a year.

June 2024 South Jersey Family Festivals and Events

Glassboro CommUNITY DAY
Saturday, June 8, 2024: 11am to 3pm (rain or shine)
Town Square
1 High St W
Glassboro, NJ
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Event Cost: FREE
This family event will feature a day celebrating Glassboro's diversity and culturally rich community. It begins at 11 a.m. with a parade down Rowan Blvd. led by the Glassboro High School Marching Band.
The day will be include performances by Creative Glassboro’s Children's Theatre and Glassboro High School’s Choir, food trucks, and a Kid’s Zone with free face painting, an obstacle course, and basketball pickup games with the Glassboro Police Athletic League (PAL)

Stafford Twp Founders Day
Saturday, June 8, 2024; 10 am 9:30pm (rain date June 9th)
Doc Cramer Sports Complex
440 Doc Cramer Blv'd
Manahawkin, NJ
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This celebration features a Parade kicking off @ 10am from the Stafford Avenue Firehouse and proceeding through the heart of historic downtown Manahawkin. @ 4pm, the festivities resume at the Doc Cramer Sports Complex with pageants, entertainment, food trucks, inflatables, mechanical rides, and the grand finale Fireworks at dusk.

Create in the Crest Arts Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2024; 9am to 1pm
Centennial Park
Fern Road & Ocean Avenue
Wildwood Crest, NJ
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This event features artists, live music, entrepeneurs, musicians and other creators demonstrating, displaying, selling and teaching their art.

Skimmer Antique Auto Show & Parade
Sunday, June 16, 2024; 9:00am to 2pm
29th St. to JFK Blvd. & Promenade
Sea Isle City, NJ
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This Father's Day event features events that will please dads who are history-buffs and auto-enthusiasts. They will get to enjoy displays and admire scores of vintage vehicles.
Music by Snake Brothers Band 10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. Auto Show Awards at 1:00 PM Antique Auto Parade at 1:30 PM (the parade runs along Pleasure Avenue from 44th Street to 93rd Street, then is runs north on Landis from 93rd to JFK and ends at JFK)

Whitesbog Blueberry Summer Fest
Saturdays, June 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, 2024; from 10am-3pm. (Rain Dates: Sundays)
Historic Whitesbog Village
120 N. Whitesbog Road,
Browns Mills, NJ
This annual event is a celebration of the blueberry season in NJ. This is a great one day-trip to the Pine Barrens, Enjoy a pint a fresh picked blueberries, listen to live music, and take home a fresh blueberry pie and one-of-a-kind gift at the annual Blueberry Festival at Whitesbog, the birthplace of the cultivated blueberry. There is a new theme every Saturday.

BeachStock 2024
Saturday, June 29, 2024; 8am - 10 pm
Granville & Huntington Aves
Behind the Library
Margate City, NJ
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Free Admission
This popular family, summertime event features 14-hours of non-stop entertainment on the main stage, food trucks, kid's activities, games, Tiki Beach Bar, Wiffle Ball Home Run Derby, The Sustainable Downbeach tent w/ terrapins, fun environmental educational interactive activities, displays, and so much more!

Hammonton Red White and Blue Berry Festival
Sunday, June 30, 2024; 10am - 4pm
Hammonton High School
566 Old Forks Road
Hammonton, NJ
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Cost: Free admmission, Free parking
This family event features Live music, kids Rides & activities, Classic Car Show, Blueberry Pie Eating contest, Arts & Crafts, Food, and more.

July 2024 South Jersey Family Festivals and Events

Cumberland County Fair
Tuesday, July 9th thru Saturday, July 13th, 2024
3001 Carmel Road?
Millville, NJ
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The annual Cumberland County Fair event features amusement rides, delicious t food, farm and garden exhibits, home and art exhibits, 4-H activities, entertainment, demolition derby, mud bog, Battle of the Bands, a livestock auction, and much more.

Ocean County Fair

July 10-14, 2024; Wednesday & Thursday: 5 PM to 11 PM Friday & Saturday: 11 AM to 11 PM Sunday: 11 AM to 5 PM
The intersection of Pinewald-Keswick Rd/Rt 530 and Mule Road
Bayville, NJ
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Admission: $10 | Parking is free
This popular annual fun, family event, with expected attendance of 50,000, features live music, rollercoasters, 4-H events, pony riding, pig races, food and commercial vendors, Cowboy Larry, and so much more.

Peach at the Beach
July 13th, 2024
Summer Concert Stage, at Island Waterpark
Showboat Resort
801 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
Buy Tickets: Ticketmaster | Vivid Seats
This concert will be headlined by Grateful Dead-adjacent band Joe Russo's Almost Dead and include Asbury Park jam band Dogs in a Pile, Trouble No More performing the Allman Brothers' 1972 album, flashy bassist Karina Rykman and her band, and Mykal Rose of reggae greats Black Uhuru.

South Jersey Caribbean Festival
Saturday, July 13th, 2024: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Waterfront Stadium
401 North Delaware Avenue
Camden, NJ
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Experience the crafts, sounds & flavors of the region's Caribbean community. Enjoy a day of steel drum music, jerk chicken, and fun on the Camden Waterfront.

Taco Palooza
Saturday, July 13, 2024
Washington Lake Park
626 HurfvillE Cross-keys Road
Sewell, NJ
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Cost: Pre-purchase Tickets $5 per person. Pay at the Event, $7 per person. Under 5 Free.
Taco Palooza celebrates the festivals love for all things taco.
The event features NJ Food Trucks, Restaurants, Chefs and Variety of Beer, Sangria & Margaritas .... Kids activities, Vendors and great LIVE Music...Peoples Choice Awards for Top Traditional Taco , Trendsetter Taco & Loco Taco. Come Hungry and Thirsty. Bring chairs, blankets & pop ups.

The Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
Monday, July 15 to Saturday, July 20, 2024
Mt. Carmel Society Hall
1 Mt. Carmel Lane
Hammonton, NJ
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One of the longest running Italian Festivals in the United States and a Hammonton, NJ tradition since 1875.
This annual family event features Italian food, a wine and Beer Garden, live entertainment, and fireworks at duck on on Monday, July 16th.

Burlington County Farm Fair
Tuesday, July 16, thru Saturday, July 20, 2024: 4pm - 10:30pm
Burlington County Fairgrounds
1990 Jacksonville-Jobstown Road
Springfield Township, NJ.
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This annual family event promotes agriculture, social life, and youth as well as educating the general public by conducting a yearly agricultural fair with exhibits, livestock, and farm products. The activities include: carnival rides, 4-H events, animals, food, vendors, live entertainment, pig races, tractor pulls and much more. Guests will also be treated to a special fireworks display on Tuesday evening.

Night in Venice
Saturday, July 20, 2024; 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Ocean City-Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue
Ocen City, NJ
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This annual bayfront celebration features a boat parade and a decorated bayfront home contest, with private parties at homes along the route from the Ocean City-Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue. The event will conclude wirh a fireworks display over the bayfront. This year the event will honor songwriter Jimmy Buffett for his music and carefree persona.

August 2024 South Jersey Family Festivals and Events

Salem County Fair
Monday to Friday, August 5 - 9, 2024
Salem County Fairgrounds
735 Rt. 40
Woodstown, NJ
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No Admission Fee! Parking Fee - $20.00 per vehicle for all 5 days
This "old Fashioned" country fair with features livestock shows and events and a large farm machinery display. A BBQ dinner is offered nightly along with many other food vendors. There are tractor and truck pulls, a ranch sorting, and more.

Atlantic County 4-H Fair
Friday, Saturday, August 9, 10, 2024
Atlantic County 4-H Fairgrounds
3210 Rt. 50
Mays Landing, NJ
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This fun family event features rides, animals, horse shows, exhibits, demonstrations, entertainment, antique engines, car show, food, and much more.

Nerd Fest
Sunday, August 11th, 2024; 10am to 4pm
1 Pureland Drive
Swedesboro, NJ
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This event features special guests, artists, cosplay, writers/creators, vendors, and gaming for all ages.There will be gaming with video games for attendees to enjoy and cosplay groups for some great photo opportunities. In addition there will be a professional photographer on hand for cosplayers wishing to have photo's taken and families as well for memories of the Fest. There will be a cosplay contest at 3pm so come on out dressed as your favorite super hero, villain, or comic character! آ We'll have some super prizes for the winners. آ There is an Adult division and Kids.

Atlantic City Airshow
(Practice Day) Tuesday, August 13, 2024
(Show Day) Wednesday, August 14, 2024; Start Time: 11 AM
Atlantic City, NJ
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Free event
This year the Air Force wil be sending their Full Throttle Formation Team, The Thunderbirds. In addition there will be the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights parachute team and other airshow performers.
Atlantic City's free beaches and Boardwalk have great views of the Airshow. Ocean-facing hotel rooms and outdoor venues will also have views of the show.
By radio, tune it to WPG Talk Radio 95.5 FM and 1450 A

Seafarer's Skull Duggery Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, August 17th & 18th 2024; 11:00am-4:00pm
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 US 9
Cape May, NJ
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This event will feature pirates, music, and family fun. The Village buildings will be open, featuring historically clothed interpreters who will demonstrate the trades, crafts, and lifestyles of Early America. Kaptain Kristianآ andآ Redآ will be present to tickle your funny bone.

The 52nd Annual Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival

Labor Day Weekend, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, August 30, 31, September 1, 2024
Salem County Fairgrounds
725 Route 40
Pilesgrove Township, NJ
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This family music festival features southern Appalachian old-time and bluegrass and related music styles. For kids, there is also a Children's Stage.
The festival site has plenty of room for camping for tenters as well as RVers, and unlike many other festivals, they do not charge extra for camping. Weekend ticket holders may camp on the grounds at no charge.

Medford Oktoberfest & Music Festival
Friday, Saturday, September 20, 21, 2024 (Rain or Shine)
Medford's Freedom Park
86 Union Street
Medford, NJ 08055
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ree Admission, All Ages, Free On-Site Parking
Enjoy Great Live Music from several local Rock, Folk, and Blues Bands. The event includes a Beer tent, Three stages of Live Music, Food trucks, German Food, Artisan Ciders, kids fun activities and more.

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