The Best South Jersey Family Festivals and Events

These popular South Jersey family festivals and Family events occur at venues in all corners of Southern NJ and have wide appeal with families with kids.

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!

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.

March 2019 Southern NJ Family Festivals and Events

Untold Stories: Underground Railroad Museum Site Visit
March 2, 2019: 10AM - 4PM
Underground Railroad Museum
803 Smithville Road
New Jersey
Free Event
The Underground Railroad Museum contains a visual representation of the underground Railroad experience in America, with emphasis on New Jersey and Burlington County. Located in historic Smithville Park, the museum is an educational and interactive testament to American history, American slavery, and the means in which slaves sought freedom, and the continued history of our nation. The Richard Timbers Sr. room houses a collection dedicated to the achievements of the former faculty and students of the Bordentown Manual Training & Industrial School.

Sherlock Holmes Weekend

March 15, 16, 17, 2019
Information, Tickets & Weekend packages
Cape May has year round entertainment, great restaurants, and charming B & B's to stay in. Come for a suspense-filled encounter with that inimitable detective Sherlock Holmes in the National Historic Landmark City of Cape May, New Jersey. Solve the Mystery of Sherlock Holmes & The Wake at the Wedding

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day."
March 23, 2019; 2pm
Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332
Cost: Free
A childrens play. Appropriate for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.

April 2019 Southern NJ Family Festivals and Events

Spring Festival
April 14, 2019; 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Red Bank Battlefield
100 Hessian Ave.
National Park, NJ 08063
Cost: Free
The Whitall House will be open for tours and hearth cooking demonstrations. Enjoy 18th century arts and crafts demonstrations and meet some lovely farm animals.

Renaissance Faire
April 27, 28, 2019: 11am - 5pm
Historic Smithville
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ 08205
This event features the a visit back to the days of yore and merry Olde England as the Historic Village of Smithville is transformed into the Shire of Smithville in the heart of the English Renaissance. The good Duke of Northumberland has decreed merriment for all. This event is fun for the whole family and includes comedy, tragedy, sword fighting, dance, song, knights, jesters and so much more. Also stroll amongst the wares of the local vendors and traveling merchants sporting historical gifts and finely crafted items.
Historic Smithville offers 60 Shoppes, 7 eateries, carousel ride, train ride, paddleboats, and arcade.

2019 Spring Open House & Revolutionary Weekend
April 27, 28. 2019; Rain or Shine.
1756 Gabreil Daveis Tavern Museum House and Grounds
500 Third Ave
Glendora, NJ 08029
Admission is FREE, with $1 tickets availbable to try tomahawk throwing, primitive arrow shooting, and flintlock rifle firing
This family event features weekend full of activities! Living history demonstrations will be on the historic grounds and will include cannon firing, blacksmithing, beading, campfire cooking, wool spinning, weaving, musket building, colonial children's games, and children's minutemen drills. . Rain or Shine.

Atlantic City Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Sunday, April 28, 2019; 4:00PM
Caesars Atlantic City

May 2019 Southern NJ Family Festivals and Events

Eco Fair: Artful Living, Handmade & Homegrown
Saturday, May 4, 2019: 10am - 5pm
Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332
Inspired by natural living, this event features the handmade works of New Jersey artists, locally grown native plants, herbs and vegetables, environmental organizations, hands-on crafts and activities for families and live music. Keynote speaker Pat Sutton, sponsored by CU Maurice River, will present It's a Jungle Out There: LIFE & DEATH in the Wildlife Garden. A book signing will follow after the presentation.

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