10 Best NJ Events in NJ This Weekend: June 3 – 5


Dive into the culinary delights and exciting activities at Riverfest in Redbank, enjoy a lemon Italian ice on a hot day during the Curshin Lemons Weekend, or find  unique treasure at Ocean Grove’s Antique Fest.

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1. Riverfest in Redbank
June 3rd – 5th, 2016 | Friday (5:00 PM – 10:00 PM) Saturday (11:00 AM – 9:00 PM) Sunday (11:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
Culinary delights such as Betty’s Icebox, Spanky’s BBQ, and Soda city are just a few of the delicious food vendors that will be at the Red Bank Riverfest in Marine Park. Activities at the festival include kidzones with games and rides, a rock the river stage performance, and endless fun throughout the weekend.
Marine Park
Red Bank, NJ
Cost: Free Admission

2. Crushin’ Lemons Weekend
June 4th, 2016 | 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Homemade lemonade, lemon Italian ice, and lemon meringue pie. These are just a few of the lemon flavored treats that will be at the Crushin Lemon Weekend. There will also be fun games and wagon rides for the entire family.
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr., Robbinsville, NJ
Cost: Free Admission

3. Summer Health Green Fair
June 4th, 2016 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Learn about how you and your family can contribute to the eco-friendly movement by attending the summer health green fair where there will be fire safety demonstrations, health screenings, eco-friendly vendors, and animal care education.
North Bergen 64th Street Field
North Bergen, NJ

4. Ocean Grove’s Giant Spring Flea Market
June 4th, 2016 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
With over 385+ vendors and antique sellers, Ocean Grove’s Giant Spring Flea Market is one of the largest to be held within New Jersey, and it is a flea market you won’t want to skip out on if you love to collect or buy unique items.
45 Pilgrim Pathway, Ocean Grove, NJ
Cost: Free Admission

5. Perth Amboy Greek Festival
June 3rd, 2016 | 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
You’ve probably seen signs lining the sides of the roads for a unique festival happening this weekend—the Perth Amboy Greek Festival. Featuring delicious Greek food, Greek music and dancing, and a special raffle for a trip to Greece.
St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
41 Wisteria St., Perth Amboy, NJ
Cost: Free Admission

6. Strawberry Fair
June 3rd, 2016 | 6:00 PM
Strawberries are back in season which means that the Strawberry Fair is the perfect opportunity to get your Strawberry fix with strawberry themed delights such as the strawberry shortcake and more. Additionally, there will be rides provided by the largest traveling amusement park in the world (100+ rides), and an exotic traveling zoo display.
Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport Ave., Oceanport, NJ
Cost: $2


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7. Garwood Rocks Festival
June 5th, 2016 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
A kidzone, family fun, lovely live entertainment, and a beer & wine garden for the adults.
Center Street, Garwood, NJ
Cost: Free Admission

8. Chesilhurst Day
June 4th, 2016 | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The 13th Annual Chesilhurst Day Celebration is here and leaders are inviting everyone to come celebrate their annual community day that will feature an inspirational concert with a live DJ, jazz music, a vintage car show, tournaments, vendors with food and clothing, bouncy houses and slides, and even a health/fitness walk.
Center Ave. & 4th Ave., Chesilhurst, NJ
Cost: Free Admission


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9. Summer Wine Fiesta
June 5th, 2016 | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Mexican cuisine, specialty cocktails, and fun activities for the kids—everything about the Wine Fiesta at Renault Winery says summer fun and relaxation.
Renault Winery
72 Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City, NJ
Cost: Free Admission

10. Bay Day 2016
June 4 – 5, 2016 | All Day
Jersey Fresh seafood, never-ending giveaways and prizes, art and music, a giant parade, a firework show, folk life traditions, and a bunch more free activities.
Bayshore Center
2800 High St., Port Norris, NJ
Cost: Free Admission




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