These lazy, hazy days of August are coming to a detailed, however we’re nonetheless having loads of household enjoyable this week and weekend. Have fun Hunterdon’s historical past and see a cow milking demo on the Hunterdon County 4H and Agricultural Honest in Lambertville, grasp with pirates on the Seafarers’ Weekend in Cape Might, or get into fall mode at Apples & Artisans in Chester. And in case you are looking for these final bits of summer season enjoyable, there’s nonetheless time to fill your summer season bucket record. (function photograph taken at istock/Chimperil59)
(Be aware: It’s at all times greatest to verify forward for in-person occasions)
Atlantic Metropolis Air Present
August 24 at 11 AM
Watch from the water or the land as Chris Thomas Air Exhibits, the Full Throttle Formation Staff, the F-18 Tremendous Hornet, Dougherty Airshows, the Jim Beasley P-51 Mustang, USAF Thunderbirds, and the US Military Golden Knights come collectively to placed on a improbable present within the sky. Can’t make it on the twenty fourth? August 23 is observe day.
Price: Free; there’s a payment to sit down in VIP areas; no rain date.
Alongside the Atlantic Metropolis Boardwalk, Atlantic Metropolis, NJ 08401
Hunterdon County 4H and Agricultural Honest
This family-friendly occasion celebrates Hunterdon County’s wealthy agricultural panorama. You and your crew can try the 4-H county honest farm actions like cow milking demos and tractor pulls, reside music, enjoyable video games, thrilling carnival rides, scrumptious meals, and the at all times in style fireworks extravaganza Friday night time.
Price: Free, parking $15
Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, 1207 Route 179, Lambertville, NJ 08530
Swedesboro Meals Truck Fest and Dancing within the Park
Spend the night time tasting scrumptious meals, listening to reside music, and taking part in household video games at this full of life competition. Don’t neglect to convey your individual chairs.
101 Leahy Avenue, Swedesboro, NJ 08085
Twilight Farm Competition
August 25 at 2 PM
The Metropolis Inexperienced Farm Eco-Heart in Clifton may have a free, enjoyable night for households. There will probably be reside music, garden video games, and children’ actions. Ensure you see the training backyard and go to the animals.
171 Grove Road Clifton, NJ 07013
Purple Financial institution Boardwalk Youngsters Takeover
August 26 at 4 PM
Households with kids ages 2-8 can meet up with mates and produce their trikes, scooters, helmets, and chalk. Keep for dinner with many outside eating choices in and round city.
The Broadwalk Pedestrian Plaza Zone – Broad Road between Entrance St. and White St, Purple Financial institution, NJ 07701
August 27 at 10 AM
Head to the shore for this enjoyable, end-of-summer fest, the place you’ll be able to view distinctive crafters and artists, gourmand meals, kid-friendly actions, and extra.
Squan Plaza, Abe Voorhees Dr., Manasquan, NJ 08736
Westfield Road Honest and Present
August 27 at 11 AM
Westfield may have reside music, a DJ, dancing, scrumptious meals, performances, video games, and youngsters’s rides. There will probably be household enjoyable with arts and crafts and purchasing too.
Westfield Downtown, Westfield, NJ 07090
Lengthy Department Jazz & Blues Competition
August 27 at 1 PM, fireworks at 9 PM
Spend the day having fun with jazz and blues by the shore and finish the night time with colourful fireworks to rejoice the tip of summer season.
Promenade, Lengthy Department, NJ 07740
Mapso Funk Fest
August 27 at 1 PM
It’s a funk, home, and soul music occasion that fosters neighborhood, bringing folks collectively whereas spotlighting and supporting native eating places, wellness companies, artisans, and different inventive abilities.
1688 Springfield Ave. Maplewood, NJ 07040
Study all about how potatoes had been grown and harvested on the finish of the nineteenth century. Then assist the Longstreet Farm employees convey within the crop and dig some potatoes to your family.
Historic Longstreet Farm, 44 Longstreet Rd, Holmdel, NJ 07733
August 27-28 at 11 AM
The place else can you discover an occasion with pirates, music, and household enjoyable? For the Seafarers’ Weekend, the village buildings will probably be open with traditionally clothed interpreters who will display the trades, crafts, and existence of Early America.
Price: $14 for adults, $12 for ages 3-12, and three and beneath are free
Historic Chilly Spring Village, 720 US 9, Cape Might, NJ 08204
Apples & Artisans
August 28 at 11 AM
Have fun the start of the apple harvest and the skills of native artisans on the inaugural Apples & Artisans occasion. A curated choice of native artisans will probably be available promoting all the things from handmade pottery and native flowers to wood serving boards constituted of Riamede’s apple wooden. There may even be apple, sunflower, tomato selecting, and meals from Provence Catering. Don’t miss the hayride too.
Price: Free, however please reserve your ticket
122 Oakdale Highway, Chester, NJ 07930
Cranford Summer season Road Honest
August 28 at 11 AM
Carry the entire household out to buy the distributors, style scrumptious meals, and take heed to reside music, with extra occasions for your entire household.
Downtown Cranford, Cranford, NJ 07016
Large Joe Jersey Expertise Present
August 28 at 7 PM
Be part of a Jersey Shore custom with the Large Joe Jersey Expertise Present on the seaside at Jenkinson’s in Level Nice Seaside. You or a member of the family can signal as much as carry out reside on the seaside or simply be part of the group to observe. The finals will probably be held on September 4
Jenkinson Boardwalk, 300 Ocean Ave, Level Nice Seaside, NJ 08742
Household Enjoyable Days Crafts & Collectibles Present on the Cape Might Lighthouse
August 24 from 9 AM-2 PM
Head to Cape Might for a crafts and collectibles present that includes distributors and crafters from the northeast in July and August.
Cape Might Lighthouse, 215 Lighthouse Ave., Cape Might, NJ 08204
Somerset Patriots Submit-Sport Fireworks
August 24, 27, September 17
Get pleasure from a ball sport with the fam and cap off the night time with a colourful present within the sky. Cheer on the Somerset Patriots because the solar goes down, and watch the fireworks mild up over the stadium.
Price: Included in Patriot Tickets
TD Financial institution Ballpark, 1 Patriots Park, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
BlueClaws Submit-Sport Fireworks
August 26 and September 9
Chow down on crab fries or a ballpark canine when you cheer on the BlueClaws. Then, on the finish of those choose video games, sit again and loosen up with an enormous, shiny fireworks present to complete the night.
Price: Included in BlueClaws Tickets
FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Approach, Lakewood, NJ 08701
Jenkinson’s Films on the Seaside
Tuesdays, Now-August 30
Seize your seaside towel and chairs and prepare at no cost motion pictures on the seaside at Jenkinson’s. Movies embrace Paw Patrol: The Film, Encanto, and Vehicles 3.
300 Ocean Avenue, Level Nice Seaside, NJ 08742
Friday Night time Fireworks in Wildwood
Each Friday at 10 PM
Is there a greater solution to finish a fun-filled week of summer season in Wildwood than with free fireworks? Each Friday night time, watch a spectacular show exploding to a musical rating performed alongside the Boardwalk and simulcast on 98.7 The Coast. Seize a seaside chair to loosen up on the sand, or you’ll be able to see them from wherever on the boardwalk. Rain dates are each Sunday at 10 PM.
Wildwood Boardwalk, On the Seaside at Pine Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260
Pier Village Household Enjoyable Night time
Each Sunday in the summertime at 5 PM
Strive all the things from Miniature Golf, Rockwall Climbing, Trampoline Bungee Leaping, Rides, and Video games. Come early and be part of the Pier Village Carousel Stage for the “Oceans of Potentialities” themed complementary story time by the ocean at 1 PM.
Price: $4 per ticket, sheets of seven tickets for $25, wristbands are $35pp
Competition Plaza, Pier Village, 68 Ocean Ave. N., Lengthy Department, NJ 07740
Tropicana’s Free Fireworks Collection
Each Saturday at 10 PM till September
This dazzling 10-minute present is a part of Tropicana’s Summer season Celebration Fireworks Collection. The performances are displayed from the beachfront and embrace intricately designed scenes and vivid results.
Tropicana Atlantic Metropolis, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic Metropolis, NJ 08401
Wednesday Night time Fireworks at Seaside Heights
Each Wednesday at 9:30 PM Now-August 24
Head to the boards to hop on the rides, pop into the arcades, bask in some ice cream, and win prizes along with your kiddos. When the solar units, discover your favourite spot on the boardwalk to take pleasure in fireworks at 9:30 PM.
Seaside Heights Boardwalk, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
Marine Science Program
Each Tuesday and Thursday via August 25, 11 AM -1 PM
Take a break from the sand—Miss Ocean is internet hosting the Borough of Wildwood Crest’s free marine science program. This can be a nice academic expertise for your entire household.
Wildwood Crest, Rambler Highway, and the seaside
Thursday Night time Fireworks at Jenkinson’s
Each Thursday at darkish till August 25
This dazzling show at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in Level Nice is a neighborhood custom—catch the fireworks present on the seaside each Thursday night time. Earlier than the present, cease by the aquarium or hit up all the things else this fave boardwalk has to supply, then sit down on the sand for the colourful show beginning at darkish.
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Level Nice Seaside, NJ 08742
Tremendous American Circus Atlantic Metropolis
Now-September 5, Thursday-Sunday
Catch this improbable present with acts, thrills, and laughs that may maintain you on the sting of your seat. A number of the highlights embrace America’s Received Expertise superstars, Cirque Du Soleil performers, and expertise from Ringling Bros.
Price: Ticket costs fluctuate
Showboat Atlantic Metropolis, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic Metropolis, NJ 08401
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