Best Outdoor Activities in March


Enjoy first day of spring with your family, as you explore a Wolf Preserve in Columbia, visit a Battleship in Camden, or attend the Saltwater Fish Expo in Somerset.

Top 10 Outdoor Events this March:

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1. Maple Sugarin’ Open House
March 25-26, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Enjoy the sweet taste of maple syrup with your sweethearts! Lusscroft Farm’s annual maple sugaring is a inside look into the process of creating maple syrup – from tree to pancake. Fresh syrup with be available for purchase at the event.
Lusscroft Farm Sugar Shack
50 Neilson Road & 4-H Trail, Wantage, NJ

2. Wolf Preserve 
Daily Tours | 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Give your children a break from their mundane science lessons and get them excited about learning at the Lakota Wolf Preserve. Wolf Watch tours are led by owner Jim Stein and Becky Mace, who have raised and care for all the animals at the preserve, according to their website. While the preserve is open to the public daily, specific times have been designated for prime animal viewings. Pay these cuddly creatures a visit!
Lakota Wolf Preserve
89 Mount Pleasant Road, Columbia, NJ 07832

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3. Newark Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
March 17, 2017 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
The luck of the Irish is stronger than ever this time of year, so celebrate it! While there are many throughout the state, Newark is hosting one throughout the afternoon of Saint Patrick’s Day. They will be marching from the Prudential Center on Mulberry Street past Four Gateway Center, NJPAC, Military Park, St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral, the Newark Museum, and Washington Park.
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St, Newark, NJ 07102

4. New Jersey Battleship Museum and Memorial 
Open Daily | 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Explore a part of New Jersey history at the New Jersey Battleship Museum and Memorial. Get an up close look at exhibits from and artifacts from the ship’s past. (Want more information about this event? Visit our article here!)
62 Battleship Pl
Camden, NJ 08103

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5. Trenton Social Saint Patrick’s Day Concert
March 17-18, 2017 | 4:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Celebrate Trenton’s 6th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Concert with a special concert featuring 2U, an internationally touring cover band from New York billed as The World’s 2nd Best U2 Show. Bring the family and come eat, listen, and enjoy each other’s company.
Trenton Social
449 S Broad St, Trenton, New Jersey 08611

6. Bulb Garden Workshop
March 20, 2017 | 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Brighten up your home this spring, beginning with a gardening workshop. Right here in Princeton, there will be demos on hands on instructions on creating your own garden! Adult beverages and snacks will be provided.
Monday Morning Flower and Balloon Co.
111 Main St, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

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7. Diggerland Grand Re-Opening
March 18, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Trucks, tractors, and plows, oh my! Rediscover your child’s love for construction this March at Diggerland’s Grand Re-Opening! Use promo code DIG2017 and save $5 on over 42″ admission tickets purchased online for their grand opening weekend.
Diggerland USA
100 Pinedge Dr, West Berlin, New Jersey 08091

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8. March BBQ at the QFC PIT
March 12, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Enjoy good food, good company, and a great cause. Support the local heroes in your town by attending this year’s BQQ at the QFC.
Quakertown NJ Fire Company-91 Fire/Rescue
67 Quakertown Rd, Pittstown, New Jersey 08867

9. Free Thursdays at the Montclair Museum of Art
March 2, 2017 | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Peruse artwork from New Jersey natives and beyond at the Montclair Museum of Art this Thursday. When you’re done, take a stroll around Montclair! Pick up dessert, grab a slice of pizza, or just enjoy each other’s company
Montclair Art Museum
3 S Mountain Ave., Montclair, NJ 07042

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10. The Saltwater Fishing Expo
March 17-19, 2017 | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Leave that “Gone Fishin'” sign on your front door this March, and swim on down to Somerset, NJ for their Saltwater Fishing Expo. Many local and major tackle retailers will be available to prepare you for this year’s fishing season.
Garden State Exhibit Center
50 Atrium Dr, Somerset, New Jersey 08873

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