5 Free NJ Events This Weekend: March 25 – 27


Embrace the beginning of spring with magicians and balloon artists as the Cliffside Park Spring Festival, find out which pet costume is your favorite at the Woofin Paws Pet Fashion Show in Ocean City, or test your skills with a three legged race at the Family Lawn Games in Cape May. You don’t want to miss out on these awesome, free events Easter weekend.

Share your family photos in New Jersey with us using the hashtag #NJMom on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Photo via JReiner Imagery.

1. Spring Festival at Cliffside Park
March 26th, 2016 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
With the weather warming and the chance of snow melting away, spring is getting closer and Cliffside Park is ready to celebrate with their annual spring festival. Open to the public and free for all, the festival will include silly clowns, talented face painters, balloon artists, magical magicians, exciting inflatable slides, and even a moonwalk.
School #6 Cliffside, 440 Oakdene Ave., Cliffside Park NJ


Photo via gettyimages.com

2. Woofin’ Paws Pet Fashion Show
March 26th, 2016 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Witness all of the pets dressed in their Easter’s best. Ocean City is holding a unique and quirky event this Saturday at the Carey Stadium. There will be dogs in their funkiest and most unique outfits, whether Easter related or not, and they will be judged at the Woofin’ Paws Pet Fashion Show by onlookers and audiences of all ages. Even if you don’t have a dog, this event is sure to charm your day.
Carey Stadium
6th St., Ocean City NJ

3. Family Lawn Games in Cape May
March 27th, 2016 | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Let the family lawn games begin! Congress Hall in Cape May is hosting a variety of family fun games to make Easter just right. Included in the event will be an intense potato sack race, a complex three legged race, and much more.
Congress Hall, Cape May
200 Congress Pl, Cape May NJ

4. Bunny Chase at Terhune Orchards
March 26th, 2016 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
March 27th, 2016 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Head on over to Terhune Orchards for their spring event this Easter weekend. There will be unlimited pony rides and free wagon rides, a chance to see some adorable farm animals, and a tent full of yummy treats for the entire family. Adults are also invited to the winery tasting room while the kids take part in a spring treasure hunt.
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd, Princeton, NJ

5. Ocean City Easter Fashion Promenade
March 27th, 2016 | All day event
Forget the egg hunt and head over to Music Pier and Boardwalk for the Ocean City Easter Fashion Promenade where a competition for the best Easter costume will be held.
Music Pier and Boardwalk, Ocean City NJ




About Author

Amanda is a student at William Paterson University majoring in English with a concentration in Writing, and a Psychology minor on the side. Her passions are reading young adult literature, writing reviews on her personal blog and short stories for university level competitions, and eating very, very spicy foods. When she’s not reading or playing with her cat, Sly, you can find Amanda working out at the gym and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Her guilty pleasure meals consist of chicken tikka masala, vegan black bean burgers, and soup from Panera Bread. When she finishes college, Amanda looks forward to publishing her first book.