Awesome Father’s Day Events in New Jersey
One of our favorite events on this list is The 8th Annual Atlantic Highlands Classic Car Show, an antique car show, complete with a music concert and family-oriented games. No matter what you decide to do this Sunday, these 10 Father’s Day Festivals in New Jersey should bring you smiles and good times.
1) Atlantic City Food Truck Festival
June 18th at 12:00 pm – June 19th at 6:00
Location: The Claridge Hotel
Check out New Jersey’s finest food trucks. Participate in voting for “Atlantic City Food Truck Festival Champion” after you’ve tried the vast array of delectable foods. There will be music, drinks, and is appropriate for people of all ages.
2) Skimmer Festival
June 18th at 9:00 am – 9:30 pm & June 19th at 9 am – 1:30 pm
Location: Excursion Park
This two-day, seaside themed event, has all the family activities you could wish for. On Saturday, there will be a craft market, food court, live music by Funkybone Horn Band. There will also be a dance party, face painters, a moon bounce, and so much more. On Sunday, festivities will continue with an Antique Auto Show and historical trolley tours of Sea Aisle.
3) Open Cockpit Weekend
June 18th- 19th
Location: Aviation Hall of Fame
This family event has live music while featuring American aviation and vehicles. There will be helicopters, military airplanes, military vehicles, and show cars ranging from antique and historic to modern.
4) Asbury Fresh Farmers and Makers Market – Week 2
June 19th at 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Asbury Park
Asbury Fresh is one of New Jersey’s most up- and coming farmer’s markets. This Father’s day weekend, experience for yourself the fresh produce and unique handmade goods you can only find at Asbury Fresh.
5) Father’s Day
June 19 at 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Monmouth Park Racetrack
Food, beer, and horse racing: the recipe for a happy dad on Father’s Day. Have brunch overlooking the race track. While dad bets on the horses, kids ca n have fun with pony rides, a bouncy house, and so much more. General Parking and Admission: Each $5.
6) Hoboken Museum Spring Family Fun Day
June 19th at 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Hoboken Historical Museum
Enjoy music from around the world, performed by the band Funkijam. There will be many family-friendly activities that encourage creativity through games and crafts.
7) The 8th Annual Atlantic Highlands Classic Car Show
June 19th, 2016 at 10:00 am – 4 pm
Location: Highlands Avenue to Bay Avenue, Atlantic Highlands
Dads who love cars will love this special Father’s Day Event. It will include all car related events and games that are kid friendly. There will also be two stages with live concerts during the event.
8) Spirit of New York Father’s Day Cruises
June 19th, 2016, Boards at 4:30
Location: Lincoln Harbor Marina
Show your father the appreciation he deserves with a fancy night out including dinner and dancing on a Spirit Cruise. There will be a beautiful view of the New York skyline. Special pricing for kid’s tickets are available.
9) Tenafly Nature Walk
Sunday, June 19th, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Tenafly Nature Center
Soak up the beauty of nature with your dad this Father’s Day with a beautiful nature walk at Tenafly Nature Center.
10) Father’s Day Baseball
June 19th, 2016
Location: Lakewood Blue Claws at FirstEnergy Park or Somerset Patriots TD Bank Ballpark Enjoy your pick of two minor league baseball games with your dad. There may be Father’s day festivities at the ballpark, and low-priced tickets.