15 (kid-friendly) Events This Weekend {May 4th-6th}


Spring has finally sprung in New Jersey! Create memories with your little ones this weekend at a fun spring festival like Hoboken Arts & Music Festival, Hackettstown Spring Fest, the Secaucus Green Festival, plus so many more kid-friendly things to do around New Jersey this weekend.

While you’re out and about around New Jersey, don’t forget to tag #NJMOM and @njmom, and your little cuties could be featured in our next photo round-up.

Hackettstown Spring Festival
Friday through Sunday, May 4 through 6, 2018 | 6:00PM to 10:00PM, 12:00PM to 10:00PM and 12:00PM to 6:00PM
For the 26th year, Hackettstown will hold its annual fair to celebrate spring. From rides and carnival games to live performances in the entertainment tent, this is a fun kid-friendly day for the family.
Fields behind Centenary University
Fifth and Reese avenues, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Cost: Free

Truckerton Food Truck and Brew Fiesta
Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6, 2018 | 11:00AM to 6:00PM
A fun Cinco de Mayo celebration for all! Food trucks will set up at Tuckerton Seaport, along with entertainment, mini golf exhibits, live animals, maritime activities and beer tasting for the adults. 
Tuckerton Seaport
120 Main St., Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Cost: $10 for adults, free for seaport members and children under 5

Customer Appreciation Day at Battleview Orchards
Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 11:00AM to 3:00PM
Come out for wagon rides around the orchard along with various activities the whole family can enjoy. From games and store discounts to a history exhibit and food sampling, Battleview Orchards wants you to know how  much they love ya!
Battleview Orchards
91 Wemrock Rd., Freehold, NJ 07728
Cost: Free

Annual Community Safety Day
Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 11:00AM to 3:30PM
Livingston Mall’s annual event with local city officials to help you keep your kids safe is coming to town this weekend. Offering child I.D. kits and a simulated crime scene, kids will have a chance to get their face painted and participate in fun giveaways as well.
Livingston Mall
112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, NJ 07039
Cost: $5 donation

8th Annual Secaucus Green Festival
Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 11:00AM to 4:00PM
Spend the day outdoors enjoying pontoon rides, a petting zoo, rock climbing, pony rides and a butterfly exhibit. Your kids will be excited to leave with some eco-friendly crafts, face paintings and items from the various vendors.
Secaucus Xchange
4000 Riverside Station Blvd., Secaucus, NJ 07094
Cost: Free

NJMP Food Truck Festival
Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 11:00AM to 6:00PM
Food, food and more food! About 20 food trucks will make their way to the New Jersey Motorsports Park, giving you and your littles plenty of options for dining. Enjoy beer gardens for the parents and plenty of yard games for the kids, and of course lots of action on the track.
New Jersey Motorsports Park
8000 Dividing Creek Rd., Millville, NJ 08332
Cost: Free

Chester Food Truck and Music Festival
Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Over 25 food trucks will line up at Municipal Field, giving you plenty of options to snack throughout the day. Once you grab a food and bev (lots of beer sampling too for the over 21 crowd), the family can head to the main stage, enjoying music from lots of local favorites.
Municipal Field
134 Main St., Chester, NJ 07930
Cost: $5 for adults, free for children 10 and under

Jersey City Food Truck Fest
Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 12:00PM to 7:30PM
Dine from over 20 trucks including the Empanada Guy and Glazed and Confused, rock out to the the entertainment while your kids enjoy the rides.
200 Greene St., Jersey City, NJ 07311
Cost: $5 for adults, free for children 12 and under

Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 12:00PM to 9:00PM
Celebrate National Comic Book Day at Level Up Entertainment. Families will have the chance to participate in a costume contest, listen to live music, shop with local vendors and grab some free comics. Will there be special guest appearances? You’ll only know, if you go!
Level Up Entertainment in Hamilton Mall
4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Cost: Free

Family Fun Day
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 8:00AM to 3:00PM
During the day, you can watch students compete, ride ponies, go on a hayride and play plenty of arcade games. You can also leave with some great gift items and a photo with Sparkee, the Somerset Patriots Baseball team’s mascot!
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Ave., Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Cost: Free

Springfest Fair
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Are you still searching for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? The Springfest Fair in Westwood might be what you need in your life. Vendors will be selling arts, crafts, photography and lots of other goodies, giving you plenty of options for finding Mom that perfect gift.
Veterans Memorial Park
98-44 Madison Ave., Westwood, NJ 07675
Cost: Free

Highland Park Street Fair
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 11:30AM to 4:30PM
Shop til you drop or play all the games you can imagine. Enjoy all the arts & crafts vendors lining Main Street in Highland Park, games and inflatable rides for the kiddies all day long, and food and music, too!
Main Street
212 Raritan Ave., Highland Park, NJ 08904
Cost: Free

Hoboken Arts and Music Festival
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 12:00PM
This annual celebration in Hoboken brings the arts out to Washington Street. Over 300 artists, crafters, sculptors, photographers and other artists will exhibit their works for purchase. Three stages with live music, food vendors and plenty of activities for the kids like face painting, rides, games and more.
Downtown Hoboken
94 Washington St. between Observer Highway and 7th Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Cost: Free

Greenlight Customs 2nd Annual Car Show
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 12:00PM to 4:00PM
The Greenlight Customs 2nd Annual Car Show will have a variety of cars for you to check out from new to classi. Kids activities and food will be available throughout the day as well.
SpringHill Suites Voorhees
1031 Voorhees Dr., Voorhees Township, NJ 08043

2nd Annual Jazz and Blues Street Fest
Sunday, May 6, 2018 | 12:00PM to 6:00PM
Spend an afternoon taking in all the jazz music your heart can handle. In addition to the Chuck Lambert Band, Nat Adderley Jr. Trio, The New Standard featuring Layonne Holmes and Shady Show Band taking the stage, attendees can check out vendors selling clothing, dog biscuits, soaps, honey, unique crafts and more.
Downtown Freehold
10 East Main St., Freehold, NJ 07728
Cost: Free


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