This year Memorial day will be celebrated on Monday, May 29, 2017
It is a time for parades, flags, and wreath-laying ceremonies paying tribute the who died serving our country.
Memorial Day is also the unofficial beginning of summer in New Jersey with the Jersey Shore beach communities coming alive with activities.
Many of these activities include music festivals, ethnic festivals, fireworks, auto racing events and special events geared to the kick off of summer.
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.
Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.
St. Anthony's Greek Festival
May 25 - 28, 2017
430 West Wheat Road
This family event features homemade authentic Greek foods, Greek music and dancing, Greek artifacts and groceries, Rides for the Kids, raffles, church tours and plenty of love and smiles for the residents of Vineland and the visitors from all around the Delaware Valley.
Tropicana's Multimedia Light and Sound Show
Beginning Memorial Day weekend on Friday, May 26th, 2017 with fireworks starting Friday, May 26 at 10 p.m to kick off summer and its annual celebration. The fireworks performances will continue every Saturday night from June 3 through September 9, 2017 at 10 pm.
Tropicana Casino & Resort
Atlantic City, NJ
This is a destination event that is not to be missed, and best viewed multiple times and from multiple vantage points. Beginning in 2016, Tropicana has partnered with the world famous Moment Factory who has created world class events for Walt Disney, Madonna and Microsoft and others. This awesome display of sound, lighting, visuals and fireworks will debut Memorial Day Weekend.
This recurring daily event is an inspirational themed Multimedia Light and Sound Show choreographed to music. The daily show can be seen as far away as Arkansas Ave. and the City of Ventnor.
Brigantine Art Walk
Saturday, May 27th, 2017; Rain or Shine - 5pm-8pm
1500 Bayshore Ave,
This weekly Saturday event supports the Arts in their community by providing local artists exposure to the residents and visitors to Brigantine.
Each week, a portion of the Art Walk sales are donated to a different local charity. Live Music, Art, Food by The Cove Restaurant Date:
May 27, 2017; 9 am until 10pm
Frederic A. Priff Elementary School
139 Wells Mill Rd
This family event features free childrenقs rides, live bands, crafters, and fireworks at dusk
May Fair 2017
Saturday, May 27, 2017: 10 am to 5 pm
678 Haddon Avenue
This popular family event expects to draw over 50,000 people and features Five stages of live music including blues, rock, folk and more. Activities for Children include a "KidZone" featuring pony rides, carnival games, rides and children-friendly crafters. The Collingswood Farmers Market will be offering "Jersey Fresh" produce and florals sold in a delightful open air atmosphere.
Wildwoods International Kite Festival
May 26 - 29, 2017
On the Beach at Rio Grande Ave and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center
Free to spectators!
The largest kite festival in North America. Highlights include the 9 p.m. illuminated kite fly on the beach, the East Coast Stunt Kite Championships, kite exhibits and workshops and the World Indoor Kite Competition where kite fliers will showcase their impressive ability to fly a kite without wind.
Millville Wheels & Wings Airshow
May 27th & 28th, 2017
1 Leddon St,
Cost: Adults- $20, 12 & under – $10, Children 3 and under are free., Parking, $5.00
Attendees will get to enjoy the famed United States Navy Blue Angels Jet Demonstration Team as they salute America's military with aerobatics and formation flying. The event also features a restored classic car show, food and more.
28th Annual Cape May Music Festival
Sunday, May 28 through Thursday, June 15, 2017
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St
Cape May, NJ
Enjoy world-class orchestral and chamber music, a world traditions series and Bach's Lunches.
Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Concert
Sunday, May 28, 2017 @ 7:30pm
Crest Pier Recreation Center
5800 Ocean Ave
Wildwood Crest, NJ
This popular family live event features the popular rock and roll, party and dance music. An annual event to help kick off a new summer season in the Crest with the آ Fabulous Greaseband, featuring the best rock, dance and party music from the 1950s through today. FREE all-ages show, bring a blanket or a chair.
Memorial Day Weekend at Diggerland
Saturday, May 27th - Monday, May 29th, 2017
100 Pinedge Drive
West Berlin, NJ 08091
(856) 768- 1110
It's finally the unofficial start of summer!! What better way to celebrate your FAVORITE season than with a trip to Diggerland? Catch their one-of-a-kind stunt show, dig giant holes, get dumped by the Greased Beast and operate real heavy machinery with your favorite friends and family.
Use promo code DIGMDW to save $5 on over 42ق tickets purchased online for visits during those dates.
Memorial Day Weekend at the Beach Club
Saturday, May 27th - Monday, May 29th, 2017: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sahara Sam's Oasis Indoor & Outdoor Water Park
535 N. Route 73
West Berlin, NJ
The unofficial start of summer is finally here! And, the Outdoor Beach Club is re-opening for the season! آ This Memorial Day weekend Tey are throwing a summer kick-off party all weekend long! Enjoy 3 days of beachy fun at our Beach Club plus a DJ, giveaway and games for the family! آ All the fun in the sun without the traffic!
Memorial Day on the Battleship New Jersey
Sunday, May 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Battleship New Jersey
100 Clinton St
Camden, NJ 08103
This family event features an awesome fireworks show over the Delaware River from the most unique location --- the deck of the Battleship New Jersey! Just a $10 donation will get you aboard for the best view of the fireworks. There will also be music, food concessions and bar service on the forecastle (forward deck). The ship will open for guests at 7pm. Fireworks are planned to begin at dusk.
Cherry Hill Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday, May 29, 2017;1:00 AM
Cherry Hill Municipal Complex
820 Mercer Street
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Veterans and active-duty military personnel will be honored by Mayor Chuck Cahn, Township Council and local elected officials at this annual Memorial Day ceremony. The afternoon includes a musical tribute to our Armed Forces by the Cherry Hill Pine Barons Chorus. A barbecue lunch provided by ShopRite Supermarkets of Cherry Hill will follow. This event is sponsored by American Legion Post 372, Jewish War Veterans Post 126 and ShopRite.
Memorial Day: Wine & Live Music
May 29, 2017; 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
370 South Egg Harbor Rd
This Memorial Day event features live music by Chris Huff, wine tasting, and a food truck. Attendees can purchase a bottle wine to savor during the performance. Live music will be on our patio and lawn overlooking our vineyard. The Food Truck will be on site for you to purchase a delicious lunch. Seating is limited; you are encouraged to bring a blanket and/or chairs for use on the lawn. Admission is free and wine tasting is $8.00 per person. The tasting includes 6 samples of Sharrott Winery's award-winning wines and a souvenir glass