Fall Festivals In NJ: 70+ Celebrations For Family Fun

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Whether your favorite moment of fall in New Jersey is hopping on a hayride, getting lost in a corn maze, or simply finding the perfect pumpkin for the front door, these fall festivals in NJ are sure to help you create many autumn memories. Dig into fall fun with Diggerfest in West Berlin, indulge in everything apple at the All Fall Apple Fest in Wall Township, or see over 6,000 carved pumpkins at the Jack ‘O Lantern Experience at Skylands Stadium in Augusta. Don’t miss Oktoberfest events in NJ this fall too. (featured photo taken at Snyder’s Farm)

(Note: It’s always best to check ahead for in-person events)

Fall Festivals in NJ 2022

Fall Festivals in NJ – North

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Have a blast with all the fun fall activities this year at Donaldson Farms. Photo Credit: @jenn_m_rocha

Halsey Festival
September 15 at 3 PM
See DJs, bands, performances, a fashion show, art activities, interactive games, and so much more at this event.
Cost: Free
Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Live Outdoor Jazz! 4th Annual Jersey City Pier Fest
September 16, 23, and 30 at 6 PM
It’s the 4th annual Pierfest on Friday nights on the water. There will be live music, classic Latin Jazz, Salsa dancing, and food.
Cost: Free
Exchange Place, 10 Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Festival in the Borough 
September 17

Get into a full day of fun at the Festival in the Borough. Music, entertainment, vendors, food, and a kids’ area will keep the whole family happy all day long.
Cost: Free
44 E. Washington Ave. (Route 57), Washington, NJ 07882

Ridgefield Park Downtown Street Fair
September 17 at 10 AM
Head to this lively fair where there will be music, dancing, karate demonstrations, and The “Kidz Traveling Shindig,” a section dedicated to children with kiddie bounce rides, slides, interactive blow-ups, face painters, sand art, and kids’ games.
Cost: Free
234 Main Street, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660

Newark Family Festival
September 17 at 11 AM
This First Lady Tammy Murphy Family Festival is to connect families with state, county, and local resources. There will be healthcare, childcare, pediatric services, food, energy, and housing assistance programs. Children can enjoy free food, music, face painting, and more while you sign up for services.
Cost: Free
Mulberry Commons, Mulberry Street, Newark, NJ 07102

All About Downtown Street Fair
September 17 at 12 PM
It’s the premier event in downtown Jersey City with vendors selling everything from handmade candles and jewelry to local businesses promoting their services and wares. The fair also has kids’ rides and face painting, beer gardens, and live music throughout the day.
Cost: Free
Newark Avenue between Grove Street and Coles Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Community Day: Fiesta Latina
September 17 at 12 PM
It’s time to kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month with a festive outdoor celebration at the Newark Museum of Art. There will be live music, vendors, dance, and activities celebrating the culture and traditions of many Latin American and Caribbean countries. In case of rain, the event will move inside the museum.
Cost: Free; registration is required.
The Newark Museum of Art, 49 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07102

Great Pumpkin Festival
September 17-November 6
Head to Heaven Hill Farm for this fall-themed festival featuring the Canine Stars Stunt Dog Show, hayrides, farm animals, pedal carts, a 40th anniversary-themed corn maze, gem mining, apple cannons, and more fall fun.
Cost: $14.99-$22.99
451 State Route 94, Vernon, NJ 07462

Bridgewater Community Day
September 18 at 11 AM
See everything from the Batmobile to Touch-a-Truck vehicles. There will also be food trucks, music, inflatables, artisans, and loads of family activities.
Cost: Free
400 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Edgewater Arts and Music Festival
September 18 at 11 AM
Listen to music, shop, try different foods, and have fun with the whole family at this lively cultural festival.
Cost: Free
Veterans Field is next to the Community Center along the Hudson. In case of rain, it will be held inside the Community Center, Edgewater, NJ 07020

Englewood Community Fall Festival
September 18 at 11 AM
The whole family can dance to a live DJ at this all-day festival, see live performances, jump in the bounce house, and don’t miss the free petting zoo. There will be over 50 merchants and vendors.
Cost: Free
8 Depot Square, Englewood, NJ 07631

Fanny Wood Day
September 18 at 11 AM
With plenty of kid activities, you can find fun for the day. Events include a bandstand, a kids’ stage featuring local bands, Rogue the Magician, a bubble gum contest, kiddie rides, and a scavenger hunt.
Cost: Free
Downtown Fanwood, NJ 07023

Glen Rock Street Fair and Craft Show
September 18 at 11 AM
Bring your crew to this street festival, where there will be artists, crafters, a live band, vendors, food, and fun.
Cost: Free
Downtown Glen Rock, NJ 07452

Sussex County Day
September 18 at 11 AM
Celebrate Sussex County with live music, fun activities for kids, vendors, exhibitors, the Chopped Sussex Cooking Challenge, a law enforcement chicken wing eating contest, and more.
Cost: Free
Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 07822

Newark Puerto Rican Day Parade and Boricua Music Festival
September 18 at 12 PM
Don’t miss the 61st Puerto Rican Day parade with performances, entertainment, and much more.
Cost: Free
Lower Broadway (Avenida Puerto Rico) via Bloomfield Avenue and run up to 1st Avenue, Newark, NJ 07105

Roseland Greek Fest
September 23-25
It’s all Greek at this festival with live outdoor music, shopping, and delicious Greek food all in one spot.
Cost: Free
80 Laurel Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068
Saint Nicholas Greek Fest
September 23-25
Everyone is a little Greek at this festival with Greek music, homemade dishes, vendors, and fun for the whole family.
Cost: Free
467 Grandview Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481
Skylands Stadium Jack O’ Lantern Experience
September 23-November 6
See over 6,000 Jack O’Lanterns take over Skylands Stadium for some Halloween fun. Enjoy a 45-minute walk-through experience mixed with a family-friendly fall festival with rides, vendors, and food.
Cost: $19 and up
94 Championship Place, Augusta, NJ 07822

Bound Brook Street Fair & Craft Show
September 24 at 11 AM
Enjoy live music, a DJ, dancing, food, performances, children’s rides, and games.
Cost: Free
Bound Brook Downtown, Bound Brook, NJ 08805

Donaldson Farms Fall Harvest Weekends
September 24-October 30 and October 10
Head to the farm for apple and pumpkin picking, hayrides, corn cannons, and apple cider samples, and seasonal treats.
Cost: Free to enter
358 Allen Road, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Arts Fest
September 24 at 2 PM
Engage in an artist marketplace, see emerging artists, and watch urban and eclectic performances and interactive art. There will also be wearable art and gifts, culinary arts, art classes, and face painters.
Cost: Free
Irving Street from Central Ave. to Elizabeth Ave., Rahway, NJ 07065

Chester Oktoberfest
September 24-25 at 12 PM
Check out this family-friendly celebration with live music, authentic German food, entertainers, rides, games, and crafts for kids to enjoy.
Cost: $7 and free for children under 12
Chubb Park on Route 24, Chester, NJ 07930

Hackettstown Oktoberfest
September 24-25
Kick off the fall season with a town-wide event with kids’ activities, contests, craft vendors, music, drinks, and food. This Oktoberfest is a fun event for all ages.
Cost: Free
Main St., Valentine St., and Grand Ave., Hackettstown, NJ 07840

25th Garfield Fall Family Street Fest
September 25 at 10 AM
It’s a giant block party with shopping, craft vendors, live entertainment, kiddie rides, games, food, and more. There will also be the “Kidz Traveling Shindig” with kiddie bounce rides, slides and interactive blow-ups, face painters, sand art, and games.
Cost: Free
500 Midland Avenue, Garfield, NJ 07026

Nutley Fall Fest In The Park
September 25 at 11 AM
Vendors, food trucks, activities, and events for the entire family will be at the Nutley Fall Fest. Children’s activities include face painting and more. DJ MC will provide live music. The rain date for this event is October 2.
Cost: Free
Memorial Park I (the Mud Hole) is located at the corner of Vreeland Ave and Passaic Ave, Nutley, NJ 07110

Haunted Wild West Fest
Day time events start October 1; the night event begins October 7
Come during the day or dare to come at night for the Haunted Wild West Fest. Check out the live-action shows, explore museums in the town, view historical demonstrations, get a hole-in-one in miniature golf, and more. At night, things get scarier for ages 12 and up.
Cost: $24.50 and up for the daytime and $18 online, and $20 at the gate for nighttime
50 Lackawanna Drive, Stanhope, NJ 07874

JC Harvest Fest
October 1 at 10 AM
There will be dance performances, arts and crafts, and food for the whole family. And don’t miss the pumpkin painting station.
Cost: Free
Hamilton Park, Jersey City, NJ 07302

New Jersey Botanical Garden Harvest Fest
October 1 at 10 AM
Hayrides and pumpkin painting are just part of the fun at the NJBG. Enjoy games, face painting, applesauce making, booths, exhibits, free activities, food, all-day music and dancing, an autumn Plant Sale, free garden tours, and many photo ops. The rain date is October 2.
Cost: Free Admission. Parking $5
Morris Road, Ringwood, NJ 07456

Hoboken Fall Arts and Music Festival
October 2 at 11 AM
Over 300 artists, crafters, makers, local businesses, and food vendors will come together with live entertainment from local musicians on two performance stages.
Cost: Free
Washington Street between Observer Highway and 7th Ave., Hoboken, NJ 07030

Sussex County ‘Last Blast’ Food Truck and Music Festival
October 8 at 11 AM
It’s all about food trucks, arts, and live music at this last blast of an outdoor fun event. Bring your family and dog, and don’t forget your blankets and chairs.
Cost: $5
Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 07822

West Milford Autumn Lights Fest
October 8
This is one of North Jersey’s largest street fairs with over 300 vendors, live music, children’s activities, games, and rides.
Cost: Free
1490 Union Valley Road, West Milford, NJ 07480

Annual Sussex County Harvest, Honey, and Garlic Festival
October 29 at 10 AM
Celebrate the fall harvest at this event, where Garden State Garlic Growers and the Sussex County Beekeepers will have educational displays and materials along with an array of honey and garlic products. There will also be local artisans, crafters, hayrides, pumpkin painting, face painting, and crafts.
Cost: Free
Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ, 07822

Fall Festivals in NJ – Central

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Saddle up for a day of fun at @happydayfarmnj‘s Fall Harvest Festival. Photo Credit: Happy Day Farm

Happy Day Farm Fall Festival
Now-October 30
Spend the day at Happy Day going from giant checkers to an inflatable corn maze, horse swings to petal carts, and all of the fall fun you can imagine in one place during their annual fall festival .
Cost: $24 per person
106 Iron Ore Road, Manalapan, NJ 07726
Fright Fest at Six Flags Great Adventure
September 16-October 31
Haunted Houses, Scare Zones, and Rides in the Dark can only mean one thing—Fright Fest is back. This spooky event will keep older kids and adults on their toes (recommended for ages 13 and over). Enter if you dare!
Cost: Starting at $34.99
1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson, NJ 08527
44th Annual Festival of the Sea
September 17 at 10 AM
Over 250 craft vendors and local restaurants will be at the 44th Annual Festival of the Sea. Listen to live music, play games, taste fresh seafood, and peruse the vendors.
Cost: Free
Downtown Point Pleasant Beach, 601 Arnold Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
Hopewell Harvest Festival
September 17 at 10 AM
It’s the 34th annual fair with contests, entertainment, games, and a Kids Korner. The rain date is September 18.
Cost: Free
35 Princeton Avenue, Hopewell, NJ 08525
Manasquan Bank Presents 9th Annual Community Day 2022
September 17 at 11 AM
This family-friendly festival will have everything from carnival games, arts and crafts, amusements, and food and refreshments. The Manasquan Bank management team will be on the grills, serving hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, and more.
Cost: Free
Squan Plaza in downtown Manasquan, NJ 08736

Wind and Sea Festival
September 17 at 11 AM
Come to celebrate all things water where the whole fam can enjoy coastal activities, including kayaking, fishing, kite flying, crabbing, sandcastle building, seining, shelling, children’s crafts, naturalist activities, and food vendors.
Cost: Free
Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, NJ 07758

Allaire Fall Apple Fest
September 17 at 11 AM
Join the villagers in celebrating the harvest and try your hand at apple cider pressing, enter an apple pie baking contest, strolling villagers, historical demonstrations, games, and more fall fun.
Cost: Advance tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for ages 3 -12 years, and two years and under are free; Day of tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for ages 3-12
The Historic Village at Allaire, 4263 Atlantic Avenue, Wall Township, NJ 07727

Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival
September 17 at 12 PM
See a variety of artists perform on the Morristown Green. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets. This event is rain or shine.
Cost: Free
Morristown Green, Morristown, NJ 07960

Latino Festival of Monmouth County
September 17
Celebrate Latino culture with dancing, live performances, food, and lots of fun during this cultural festival.
Cost: Free
1 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
Woodbridge Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day
September 18 at 1 PM
Enjoy Irish music, Monmouth County Police and Fire Pipes and Drums, Irish Craft vendors, and more.
Cost: Free
1 Samuel Lupo Place, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
AsburyFest
September 23-25
The 2022 Asburyfest (formerly Asbury Oysterfest). Held in the park across from Convention Hall, this event will feature an abundance of food, crafts, local businesses, and great music.
Cost: $3
101 5th Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Saint Barbara Greek Festival
September 23-25
Head to Toms River to taste authentic Greek food and drink, try Greek dancing, and watch entertainment. There will be outdoor rides for kids too. This event is rain or shine.
Cost: $2
2200 Church Road, Toms River, NJ 08753

Holland Ridge Fall Flower Festival
September 23-October 23
Come for fall flower picking, pumpkin picking, and photo ops galore. Special weekends include a Food Truck Weekend, Fall Craft & Live Music Festival, and a Family Fun weekend.
Cost: $13 per person ages 3 and up
86 Rues Road, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514

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Get the whole farm experience at Snyder’s Farm. Photo Credit: @weekendfamgoals

Snyder’s Farm Fall Kickoff and Fall Festival
Starts September 24 then October 1-30
Step out this season to a corn maze, pumpkin picking, fire pits, comfort food, and even a horror movie night event (for older kids and adults). Snyder’s has everything to put you in a fall mood.
Cost: $15 for the movie night, $18 for the fall festival and under age 2 is free
586 South Middlebush Road, Somerset, NJ 08873

Shamrocks by the Sea Celtic Festival
September 24 at 10 AM
We’re halfway to St. Paddy’s Day, so it’s time to celebrate. Enjoy live Irish music, traditional Irish craft vendors, Irish fare and beverages, and your chance to win swag/prizes.
Cost: Free
101 J Street, Seaside Park, NJ 08752

Edison’s Fall Family Spectacular
September 24 at 11 AM
Bring the family to this festival with kiddie rides, games, face painting, sand art, a pro wrestling ring, a remote control car track, food, crafts, exhibitors, a Wine & Beer Garden, and live music.
Cost: Free
1011 Amboy Ave., Edison, NJ 08817

Harvest Home Festival
September 25 at 11 AM
It’s an old-fashioned fair reminiscent of the 1890s at the Historic Longstreet Farm. Visitors can enjoy games and live entertainment.
Cost: Free
44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733

Haunt O’Ween at Bell Works
September 30-October 31, dates and times vary
Explore over 200,000 square feet at this interactive Halloween playground. Go trick-or-treating in the Town of Haunt O’ Ween, walk through thousands of pumpkins, play many games and rides, get your face painted, and enjoy food and drinks.
Cost: Tickets start at $40
101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733

LBI Chowderfest
October 1 at 10 AM
Take a trip to LBI to see vendors, live music, and of course, indulge in lots of delicious chowders. There will be a Chowder Trail from September 3-30 to taste different chowders before the main event on October 1.
Cost; Free
Beach Haven, NJ 08008

North Brunswick Heritage Day
October 1 at 3 PM
It’s the 40th Annual North Brunswick Heritage Day at Community Park with vendors, entertainment, and an art contest. There will be fireworks after the evening band performance. The rain date is Sunday, October 2.
Cost: Free
Community Park, 2051 Route 130, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902

Annual Cranberry Fest
October 1-2
It’s the 32nd annual Maker Fest on Farnsworth with over 100 crafters, artists, and vendors. There will be live music and children’s activities on both days.
Cost: Free
Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown City, NJ 08505

LBI Fly International Kite Fest
October 7-9
Soak up the last of the summer fun at this kite festival with colorful artist-designed kites, fun flying giant inflatable kites, and sport kiting all along the beach.
Cost: Free
Long Beach Island, NJ

Pine Barrens Jamboree
October 8 at 10 AM
Take a trip to the Pine Barrens for this lively festival featuring Music of the Pines, cultural demonstrations, nature and history programs, food, vendors, and fun for the whole family.
Cost: Free
905 Wells Mills Rd. (Rt 532) Waretown, NJ 08758

Annual Amazing Pumpkin Carve
October 12-16
See amazing carves and Jack O’Lanterns at this 8th annual event with 35 pumpkins that are 125 pounds and up, carved by local artists.
Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for kids under 18, and kids in strollers are free.
Woolsey Park, 221 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, NJ 08560

Terhune Orchards Fall Family Fun Weekends
September 17-18 through October 29-30
Get all the fall feels at Terhune with their adventure barn, live music, pony rides, pumpkin picking, duck races, and pick-your-own opportunities.
Cost: A variety of packages are available
330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ 08540

Homegrown Harvest Festival
October 23 at 12 PM
It’s a book, crafts, art, and music fair. The rain date is October 30.
Cost: Free
Bay Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

NJ Angels Fall Festival
October 30 at 3 PM
Take part in children’s games, and a children’s trick-or-treat costume parade, a carved pumpkin contest, and a gift basket raffle pull.
Cost: Event admissions, Children’s activities, and pumpkin contests are free. Food, beverage, and gift basket raffle have separate charges.
Calgo Gardens, 462 Adelphia Road, Freehold, NJ 07728

Fall Festivals in NJ – South

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Zip around the hay maze with your littles at Terhune Orchards. Photo Credit: @madysinhatter

Medford Oktoberfest and Music Festival
September 16-17
Put on your lederhosen and come out to celebrate Oktoberfest with authentic German food, a stein holding competition, multiple music stages, and Saturday kids’ activities.
Cost: Free
Freedom Park, 86 Union Street, Medford, NJ 08055

Boots at the Beach
September 16-18
It’s a music fest at the beach along Olde New Jersey Avenue, featuring live country music, merchandise vendors, dancing, crafts, and food.
Cost: Free
Old New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood, NJ 08260

Diggerfest
Weekends in September-October
Pumpkins are popping up all over Diggerland USA for this season’s annual Diggerfest. Enjoy hayrides, live music, carnival games, pumpkin decorating, fall parades, and more.
Cost: $45.95
100 Pineadge Drive, West Berlin, NJ 08091

Smithville Artwalk
September 17 at 10 AM
It’s a biannual curated gathering of 75 artists celebrating lowbrow and pop art. But, this art show has more, including live music, entertainment, contests, and special guests. The rain date is September 18.
Cost: Free
615 E Moss Mill Rd, Absecon, NJ 08205

Atlantic City Latino Festival
September 17 at 12 PM
Watch Mariachi, Salsa, Cumbia, and Folkloric dance groups while visiting authentic food, vendors, and a children’s entertainment area.
Cost: Free
543 N Albany Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401

The Wildwoods Irish Fest
September 23-25
Erin Go Bragh—everyone’s Irish at this fest with dancing, music, food, and craft vendors daily. Other festivities include a golf tournament, Irish dance lessons, a 5K run and 1-mile walk, a pipe exhibition, a food court, and a parade.
Cost: Free
Old New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood, NJ 08260

Oktoberfest in Cape May
September 24 at 9 AM
Celebrate the famous Bavarian tradition as Cape May is transformed into a German promenade with authentic music and food. There will also be a Beer Garden, Food Court, and artisans’ tables selling crafts, antiques, and collectibles. The rain date is September 25.
Cost: Free
Carpenter Lane between Ocean and Perry and Jackson Street, Cape May, NJ 08204

Wildwood Crest Seafarers’ Celebration
September 24 at 9 AM

This huge bayfront street festival will kick off the new season with live music, craft vendors, food, family entertainment, children’s activities, and more. Fireworks go off at dusk.
Cost: Free
Centennial Park & Sunset Lake, New Jersey Avenue between Rambler Road & Miami Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260

Smithville Italian Festival
September 24 at 10 AM
It’s the 11th annual Italian Festival with food, live entertainment, refreshments, wine tasting, vendors, bocce, and a children’s area.
Cost: Free
Historic Smithville, NJ 08205

Margate Fall Funfest By the Bay
September 24-25
Visit over 125 booths and activities loaded with music, games, back-bay nature tours, live music, and educational exhibits. Check out crafts from over 65 juried artisans, and new this year will be a Cornhole Tournament, open to everyone.
Cost: Free
Amherst Avenue in Margate from Washington Avenue to Coolidge Avenues

Giant Pumpkin Carve and Pumpkin Pageant
October 1 at 3 PM
The Giant Pumpkin Carve displays over 70 giant pumpkins carved by artists and volunteers of all ages. The event includes hayrides, children’s activities, vendors selling various goods, and food trucks.
Cost: $8 and up and free for six and under. All proceeds benefit the mission of Meals on Wheels of Salem County.
Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Hwy., Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

Annual Wheaton Festival of Fine Craft
October 1-2
This two-day event will host a collection of 150 artists exhibiting and selling their handcrafted works of art. The whole family can experience crafting demonstrations or create hands-on family art activities. There will be live music,  specialty food trucks, a beer garden, and the WheatonArts signature Glass Pumpkin Fundraiser.
Cost: $12 for adults, $11 for senior adults, $7 for students, and 5 and under are free
1000 Village Drive, Millville, NJ 08332

Historic Smithville Oktoberfest
October 1-2
Get the whole family ready for a family-friendly Oktoberfest with over 100 juried crafters, an International food court, live music, kids’ activities, non-profit organizations, and more. The Villages 60 Shoppes, train and carousel rides, paddle boats, 7 Eateries, and antique arcades will also be open.
Cost; Free
Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Smithville, NJ 08205

Lima Bean Festival
October 8 at 9 AM
West Cape May will celebrate the area’s farming heritage with the Annual Lima Bean Festival in the Borough’s Backyard Park. Learn about a vast array of recipes and crafts and purchase products.
Cost: Free
732 Broadway, West Cape May, NJ 08204

Pack the Park
October 8 at 2 PM
Head to the park for an art show, car show, live music, and beer garden all in one place this October in Gloucester City.
Cost: Free
Proprietors Park, 225 S. King Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030

South Jersey Pumpkin Show Fall Festival
October 8-9
This pumpkin show has it all—artists and craftsman, rides, live entertainment, ponies and hayrides, a pumpkin pageant, and a Fall Home and Garden Show.
Cost: Free admission, parking is $5
Salem County Fairground, 760 Harding Hwy, Woodstown, NJ 08098

Wildwoods Food and Music Festival
October 9 at 11 AM
Formerly known as the Wildwoods Seafood and Music Festival. The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce presents a Food and Music Street Fair with food, music, shopping, a pie-eating contest, and kids’ activities.
Cost: Free
Downtown Wildwood starting at Byrne Plaza along Pacific Avenue between Oak and Schellenger Avenues

New Jersey Oyster Festival
October 15 at 12 PM
Join local oyster purveyors and vote for your favorite bivalve for the People’s Choice Award. Local food trucks, a shucking contest, vendors, and live music will be at the festival too.
Cost: $25
2800 High Street, Port Norris, NJ 08349 

Chatsworth Cranberry Festival
October 15-16
Bring out the family to peruse a juried craft show, shop from over 150 vendors, taste cranberry foods, and enjoy live music too.
Cost: Free
3980 Main Street, Chatsworth, NJ 08019

2022 Modern Muscle Car Invasion Trunk or Treat
October 23 at 10 AM
Get those costumes ready—there will be a car decorating contest, trunk or treat, a kids costume contest and parade, food on site, and free admission to the zoo at this Halloween celebration.
Cost: $30
Cape May County Park & Zoo, 707 Route 9 North, Middle Township, NJ 08210

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