It’s a jam-packed June in New Jersey where you can sample all the Greek food you can eat at NJ Greekfest in Westfield, watch fireworks and ride monster trucks at the Tri-County Fair in Rockaway, or be wow’ed by local artists as you make your way through the Beach Haven Art Walk on LBI. Summer is here and NJMOM is here for it!
Here are 10 free events around New Jersey this June:
May 31 – June 3
The souvlaki, spanakopita and baklava are waiting for you in Westfield. Bring the family for the day and watch Greek dancers, listen to live music, eat tons of homemade authentic Greek specialties, watch cooking demonstrations, and bring the littles to the Kids Zone. You’ll be saying “Opa!” for days to come.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 250 Gallows Hill Rd., Westfield, NJ
Funny Farm Rescue Summer Festival
June 2, 9AM-4PM
Spend time on the farm this Sunday at a super fun festival. Shop local vendors, listen to live music, have lunch, and spend time with the adorable farm animals! The event features tons of fun for the family including hay rides, face painting, games, basket raffles, and food trucks. All proceeds benefit the Funny Farm Rescue, home to 500 animals.
Funny Farm Rescue, 6908 Railroad Blvd., Mays Landing, NJ
Beach Haven Art Walk 2019
June 8, 10AM-4PM
Head to LBI to spend a day by the water, look at some incredible artwork, and support some amazing locally-grown talent. Need a new painting for the living room, or maybe a cute new piece for the nursery? Done and done. The Beach Haven Art Walk features local businesses, live music all day, and a Children’s Corner where your littles can make hands-on projects, have their face painted, and visit with a caricature artist.
Beach Haven, NJ
Community Health & Family Festival
June 8, 10AM-3PM
Hoboken focuses on health at this jam-packed event featuring music, games, prizes, raffles, and giveaways. Take advantage of free health screenings, services, and referrals to keep your family happy and healthy. Bonus: a football clinic with former NFL player Carlos Perez and a soccer clinic with a local youth star. Get outside and get active!
400 Harrison St., Hoboken, NJ
The New Jersey Fairy Fair
June 9, 11AM-5PM
Wave those wands for a bit of magic at the New Jersey Fairy Fair. You and your family can meet fairies, dress up in your most mystical costumes, and wander through the fair for an enchanted day together. The event features tons of food, over 100 vendors to shop, live music, face painting, and kids activities. There will be healers and readers of tarot cards, angel cards, fairy cards, massages, and Reiki.
Glenburn Pavilion, 211 Hamburg Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ
June 13 – 16
Fair season is here and the Tri-County Fair is a great one to kick things off! This favorite offers family-friendly music, a spectacular fireworks show, a live musical showcase, car show, monster truck rides, and new this year, the illusions of America’s Got Talent alum Jay Mattioli! Enjoy modern and classic rides, as well as all your yummy festival faves like ice cream, zeppoles, po’boy sandwiches, homemade lemonade and more. Ride bands and tickets are available for purchase.
140 Green Pond Rd., Rockaway, NJ
9th Annual Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally
June 15, 11AM-7PM
Celebrate Mercer County’s richly diverse community at the 9th Annual Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally. This festival features live performances of music and dance from various cultures as well as art demonstrations showcasing them. Chow down at the international food trucks, stop by the biergarten, and enjoy kids activities all day long.
Mercer County Park, West Windsor, NJ
Skimmer Festival in Sea Isle City
June 15, 9AM-4PM
Get ready for Sea Isle’s largest summer event, Skimmer Festival! This family fun fest features live music, rides, free activities, and tons of local delicacies for you to try. Start at the Seaside Vendor Craft Market, then make your way to the Art Barn, face painting, Old Tyme photos, live entertainment, and sand art.
JFK Blvd. & Promenade, Sea Isle City, NJ
Edison Family Day
June 22, 11AM-3PM
Edison Family Day features tons of games and fun for the kiddos including slides, rock climbing, and trampolines! Enjoy yummy foods and time with your family. While you’re there, check out the health fair too.
New Jersey Convention Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison, NJ
Fanwood Summer Fan Jam
June 30, 11AM-7PM
Make your way to Fanwood’s beautiful LaGrande Park for some live music like Jersey favorite (and Springsteen cover band) The B Street Band, a beer and wine garden, food trucks, shopping, and a classic car show. Your littles will love the Kids Zone with tons of family-friendly rides and activities.
LaGrande Park, Fanwood, NJ
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