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Events

Aug
1
Wed
Twins Contest @ Music Pier
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm
Twins Contest @ Music Pier | Ocean City | New Jersey | United States

Prizes for those who look the most and least alike. Registration is free and begins at 5:30pm. Contest begins at 6:00pm in front of the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Wildwood’s Baby Parade @ Wildwood Conventions Center
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm
Wildwood's Baby Parade @ Wildwood Conventions Center | Wildwood | New Jersey | United States

A Wildwood’s tradition since 1909! Registration at Wildwood’s Convention Center from 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. No entries accepted after 5:30 p.m. Judging occurs while participants are lined up in the circle in front of the Convention Center. Line-up begins at 5:30 p.m., parade steps off at 6 p.m. SHARP with final route TBD.  Baby Parade Winners are announced following the parade. FREE to register. PAID parking at the convention center’s daily rate. Rain date is Thursday.

Aug
4
Sat
Just Peachy Festival @ Terhune Orchards
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Just Peachy Festival @ Terhune Orchards | Princeton | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate Jersey Fresh and one of our state’s favorite fruits by joining us for our annual Just Peachy Festival on August 4 & 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The weekend will be filled with plenty of activities for kids, including a ride through the orchards on our tractor-drawn wagons, pony rides, face painting, games and barnyard fun. On Sunday Aug. 5, Schafer’s Sports Center will be here with an interactive tumbling fun area. Enjoy live music each day noon-4pm.

Our “Summer Harvest Farm-to-Fork Tasting” features talented local chefs who will prepare creative dishes using peaches and produce from Terhune Orchards. Visitors can enjoy this special tasting event on Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 p.m. or as supplies last in our big red barn. The special tasting section is $12 per person. *Restaurant line-up TBD

Cooking demonstrations and lively discussions will be held on both days at 2 p.m. with two very special guest presenters. You will love the internationally inflected, peachy inspiration from these fun and tasty programs.

NJ Crab Festival @ Ice House Restaurant
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
NJ Crab Festival @ Ice House Restaurant  | Wildwood | New Jersey | United States

Event takes place from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. in front of the Ice House Restaurant, 4415 Park Blvd. in Wildwood, featuring a block party atmosphere with “crabby” fun for the entire family! Festival includes bushels of blue claw crabs, a beer garden, “must try” crabby bloody marys, vendors and exciting things for the kids including a crab race at 6 p.m.

Aug
5
Sun
Just Peachy Festival @ Terhune Orchards
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Just Peachy Festival @ Terhune Orchards | Princeton | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate Jersey Fresh and one of our state’s favorite fruits by joining us for our annual Just Peachy Festival on August 4 & 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The weekend will be filled with plenty of activities for kids, including a ride through the orchards on our tractor-drawn wagons, pony rides, face painting, games and barnyard fun. On Sunday Aug. 5, Schafer’s Sports Center will be here with an interactive tumbling fun area. Enjoy live music each day noon-4pm.

Our “Summer Harvest Farm-to-Fork Tasting” features talented local chefs who will prepare creative dishes using peaches and produce from Terhune Orchards. Visitors can enjoy this special tasting event on Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 p.m. or as supplies last in our big red barn. The special tasting section is $12 per person. *Restaurant line-up TBD

Cooking demonstrations and lively discussions will be held on both days at 2 p.m. with two very special guest presenters. You will love the internationally inflected, peachy inspiration from these fun and tasty programs.

National Sisters Day @ Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
National Sisters Day @ Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach | Seaside Heights | New Jersey | United States

Happy National Sisters Day! Grab your sis and come enjoy the waterpark!  Buy One, Get One Waterpark Admission Free! Valid only 11am-3pm. Limit one sister per sister per offer. Cannot be combined with any coupon, Easter cards, discounts or other offers.

Sunday Brunch Buffet @ MJ's Buttonwood Manor
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday Brunch Buffet @ MJ's Buttonwood Manor | Matawan | New Jersey | United States

Join MJ’s at Buttonwood Manor for a fun Sunday brunch with loved ones. From 11 am to 2 pm, enjoy a diverse buffet with hand-carved roasts, made to order omelet station, assortment of dishes and salads, and display of delicious desserts.

Each adult entree starts at $27.99 and includes all you can eat as well as a complimentary mimosa or bloody mary. Children under 12 are $13.99 for the same delicious brunch fix-ins.

Call for reservations and reserve your spot today! Can’t make it this week? This happens every Sunday at MJ’s at Buttonwood Manor.

Aug
7
Tue
Pamper Scamper @ 6th Street Boardwalk
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Pamper Scamper @ 6th Street Boardwalk | Ocean City | New Jersey | United States

Annual baby crawling race for babies up to 15 months. The good-natured competition has challenged parents to leave their infant child in the center of a parachute spread out on the beach and has challenged the infants to crawl back to the perimeter of the parachute and the welcoming arms of their parents. Registration is free and begins at 8:30 am. The contest begins at 9 am.

National Night Out Against Crime @ Windward Beach Park
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm
National Night Out Against Crime @ Windward Beach Park | Brick | New Jersey | United States

National Night Out Against Crime & Kids Day Celebration This event features police exhibits and demonstrations, games, information from kids groups and organizations, the Police Camp Graduation and more for the whole family.

Aug
19
Sun
Tour of Englishtown @ The Village Inn
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tour of Englishtown @ The Village Inn | Englishtown | New Jersey | United States

The Village Inn is located in Englishtown, Monmouth County, New Jersey and offers tours through out the house. Your tour takes you back into history when it was Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. The building was built in 1732 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 13, 1972. They offer snacks and small gifts at the end of the tour.

Sep
1
Sat
Spring Lake Labor Day End of Summer Celebration and Art Walk @ Downtown Spring Lake
Sep 1 all-day
Spring Lake Labor Day End of Summer Celebration and Art Walk @ Downtown Spring Lake | Spring Lake | New Jersey | United States

Come and enjoy an end of the summer celebration! Stroll along the charming Spring Lake Village’s Third Avenue of the business district while enjoying sidewalk sales and admiring the work of local artists.

Sep
8
Sat
Grape Stomping at Laurita Winery @ Laurita Winery
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Grape Stomping at Laurita Winery @ Laurita Winery  | Plumsted Township | New Jersey | United States

Grape Stomping for the whole family! A Whole lotta fun! Food trucks and family activities for all!

Sep
9
Sun
Paws in the Park @ Breakwater Beach Waterpark
Sep 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Paws in the Park @ Breakwater Beach Waterpark | Seaside Heights | New Jersey | United States

Bring your four-legged friend out for a fun-filled day of splashing & playing! Sunday, September 9th, 3pm – 5pm. Rabies tag & license required.   The Bordatella vaccine (for Kennel Cough-recommended by veterinarians anytime dogs intermingle for a length of time), must be given at least 48 hours prior to this event in order for the vaccine to be effective. Rabies tag is NOT acceptable proof. All dogs must have a collar and a leash must be on hand by owner. Limit one dog per handler, NO aggressive dogs allowed (any dog exhibiting aggressive behavior will be required to leave with no refund). Every owner takes full responsibility for his or her dog at all times. Every owner must provide proof of vaccinations and license within 24 hours upon request.  Advance ticket (not receipt) is required for entry.  Swimming is for dogs only.  Humans should not enter the water past knee depth.  No puppies under 6 months of age are allowed.  Female dogs in season are not allowed.  Paws in the Park will be held rain or shine!

This is a Special Event, not a waterpark admission. Easter passes, coupons, specials and discounts are not valid for admission to this event. Admission is $20 per dog, $10 per handler, and extra guests are $10 each, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the local SPCA.

Sep
29
Sat
Spring Lake’s Italian Festival @ Morris Avenue
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Spring Lake's Italian Festival @ Morris Avenue | Spring Lake | New Jersey | United States

Once again we will be closing Morris Avenue from Third to Fourth to turn the space into an Italian village. There will be live music with Julian & Dominique , Italian food provided by our member restaurants with a wine and beer garden to give us the al fresco food court that our visitors have come to love.

We are having Face Painting and Balloon Twisting and for the first time at the Italian Festival, a Petting Zoo –it was a big hit at the Irish Festival! The Spaghetti Eating Contest, a crowd favorite, will be back as well. New to the Italian Festival will be the Spring Lake School of Dance performing Italian folk dances – a tremendous draw for families and friends. Not new, but always a draw, is the festival Art Walk that will take place along Third Avenue. There will be music on Third too!

Oct
20
Sat
Highlands Annual Zombie Parade @ Huddy Park
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am
Highlands Annual Zombie Parade @ Huddy Park | Highlands | New Jersey | United States

Zombies of all ages will invade Highlands! Pre-parade, make-up artists will be available in Huddy Park at 10 am while DJ Johnny will be spinning some spooky tunes. Post-parade, there will be a costume contest in Veterans Park, followed by the pub crawl! There is something for ALL AGES!

Oct
27
Sat
Atlantic Highlands Halloween Parade
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Atlantic Highlands Halloween Parade @ Atlantic Highlands | New Jersey | United States

Come join us in the Atlantic Highlands Halloween Parade!

Ocean Grove Halloween Parade @ Fireman's Park
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm
Ocean Grove Halloween Parade @ Fireman's Park | New Jersey | United States

Find your scariest or silliest costume and don’t forget to dress your pets too as prizes will be awarded for best-dressed pooches. Come to Ocean Grove to enjoy a great halloween parade.

Nov
24
Sat
Santa Visits Viking Village @ Viking Village Shows
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Santa Visits Viking Village @ Viking Village Shows | Barnegat Light | New Jersey | United States

Over 40 artists and craft makers. Santa arrives by fire truck in Viking Village to 19th & Bayview Ave, at around 1pm. Bring your own camera for pictures with Santa. All shops are open, available seafood takeout, gourmet coffee bar, a fire pit for smores, lawn games, live music, and endless merriment!

Nov
25
Sun
Pier Village Holiday Tree Lighting @ Pier Village
Nov 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pier Village Holiday Tree Lighting @ Pier Village  | Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Come join us for the Christmas Tree Lighting at Pier Village to get into the holiday spirit!

Dec
1
Sat
Highlands Annual Holiday Tree Lighting @ Huddy Park
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Highlands Annual Holiday Tree Lighting @ Huddy Park  | Highlands | New Jersey | United States

Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus! Entertainment by the Henry Hudson A Cappella Choir, Highlands Girl Scouts and Holiday Dancers from the Carol Elaine Dance Studio. There will be Free Hot Chocolate and Goodies courtesy of Highlands Recreation, and free Horse and Buggy rides, courtesy of Highlands Business Partnership. Mayor O’Neil and Council members will light the tree at 6PM.

Dec
9
Sun
Christmas at Allaire @ The Historic Village at Allaire
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Christmas at Allaire @ The Historic Village at Allaire  | Wall Township | New Jersey | United States

Join us at The Historic Village at Allaire for some Christmas events to get in the holiday spirit!