50+ Festivals This Month In New Jersey


It’s officially June, and we’re in it for the can’t-wait-for-summer fun, especially at all of the festivals and fairs happening this month. Take the family out for an exciting summer experience they won’t forget–18 days of fun packed with 150+ rides and attractions, 100+ food vendors, 50 + game vendors, and 12 shows at the State Fair Meadowlands in East Rutherford, try out food trucks, live music, face painting, hatchet throwing, a petting zoo, and more at Bloomfield Food Truck and Music Fest in Bloomfield or go barefoot on the beach and listen to some country tunes at Barefoot Country Music Fest in Wildwood. And for more things to do outdoors this month, check out our guide to everything outside. (Featured Photo Credit: State Fair Meadowlands)

(Note: It’s always best to check ahead for in-person events, especially in inclement weather)

Food Truck Festivals

Glen Rock Food and Music Festival
June 2 at 4 PM
Welcome the start of June with the Glen Rock Student Council at the Glen Rock Food and Music Festival. This event will feature food trucks, craft vendors, a DJ, and activities for kids of all ages.
Cost: Admission will be $6 for everyone over 5 years old. Tickets are $5 in advance (plus the service charge).
400 Hamilton Ave, Glen Rock, NJ 07452

Randolph Food Truck and Music Fest
June 3 at 11 AM
Come support the Randolph Rescue Squad with live music and food trucks. There will be kids’ activities like face painting and sand art too.
Cost: $5; under 5 is free. Please bring an item for the food pantry
214 Center Grove Road, Randolph, NJ 07869

The 5th Annual Arc of Warren County Food Truck Festival
Jun 3 at 11 AM
Head to the farm for a day of delicious food, good music, and family fun. This event will feature an incredible selection of food trucks, Czig Meister Brewing Company’s award-winning craft beer and Czeltzers, live music, games, and activities for all ages.
Cost: Advance Tickets: $7/person (Ages 7 and up); Same-Day Tickets: $8/person (Ages 7 and up); Free for children under 7 years old’
Donaldson Farms, 358 Allen Road, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Bloomfield Food Truck and Music Fest
June 9 at 4 PM
Visit 16 food trucks, live music, face painting, hatchet throwing, a petting zoo, sand art, kids’ activities, and vendors. Parking is free.
Cost: $5, kids under 5 are free, and please bring a nonperishable canned or boxed item to help support the food pantry.
St Thomas the Apostle Parking Lot – 50 Byrd Ave., Bloomfield, NJ 07003

St Thomas Aquinas Food Truck & Music Festival
June 10 at 11 AM
Join the inaugural St Thomas Aquinas Food Truck Festival and enjoy 15 gourmet food trucks, live music, vendors, drinks, and a fun-filled family day. This event will feature pony rides, a petting zoo, miniature golf, a bounce house, face painting, sand art, and more. 
Cost: $5, kids under 5 are free, and please bring a nonperishable canned or boxed item to help support the food pantry.
1 Tingley Ln, Edison, NJ 08820

Livingston ‘Summerfest’ Food Truck and Music Festival
June 11 at 11 AM
Celebrate a day in the sun with quality food trucks and fabulous music. There will be a beer garden, children’s activities, and vendors. Bring blankets and chairs (pop-up tents are permitted too). 
Cost: $5. Kids under 2 are free.
Livingston Oval, 30 Robert Harp Drive Livingston, NJ 07039

Manville Food Truck & Music Bash
June 17 at 11 AM
Head out to Manville Food Truck & Music Festival and enjoy 15 delicious gourmet food trucks, drinks, live music, and 50/50. Kids’ activities include pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, a bungee trampoline, knockerball, a bounce house, sand art, and much more. 
Cost: $5, kids under 5 are free, and please bring a nonperishable canned or boxed item to help support the food pantry.
Gerber Field, 1324 Dukes Parkway, Manville, NJ 08835

Music Festivals

The 10th annual Jersey City Jazz Festival
June 3-4
Come out to Jersey City’s favorite outside party, featuring a Ford’s Gin Row tent curated by Smalls Live, performances on the J. Owen Grundy Pier, food trucks, and bars on the newly renovated Exchange Place pedestrian plaza.
Cost: Free
Located on the Jersey City waterfront at the Exchange Place PATH station.

Randolph Food Truck and Music Fest
June 3 at 11 AM
Come support the Randolph Rescue Squad with live music and food trucks. There will be kids’ activities like face painting and sand art too.
Cost: $5; under 5 is free. Please bring an item for the food pantry
214 Center Grove Road, Randolph, NJ 07869

Under Cover Music Fest
June 3 at 2 PM
Enjoy great music as nine cover bands take the stage at Under Cover Music Fest. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from local eateries and kids activities in the Y-Zone from 2-6 PM courtesy of the South Mountain YMCA.
Sloan Street Parking Lot, 12 Sloan Street South Orange, NJ 07079

Barefoot Country Music Fest
June 15-18, times vary
Get barefoot on the beach and listen to some country tunes at this popular Wildwood festival, attracting big-name country stars like Blake Shelton and Darius Rucker. There will be free entertainment as well as 40+ artists.
Cost: Some events are free, and others are $199 and up
3601 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260

The Sustainably Green Music and Arts Festival
June 17 at 10 AM
Learn how to be more sustainable at this festival, where there will be live music, arts and crafts vendors, shopping, kids activities, and more for the whole family.
Washington Borough Business Improvement District – 21 Belvidere Ave. Washington, NJ 07882

Street and Themed Festivals

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church 39th Annual Greek Festival
June 1- 4
Bring the whole family to watch Greek dance performances and fireworks on Thursday and Sunday nights. There will even be amusement rides (for a fee), Greek food, and free parking.
Cost: Free admission
7004 Ridge Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Hot Air Balloons, Arts & Crafts Festival
June 2 – 4 at 2 PM
Take in the spectacular sight of colorful hot air balloons floating across the sky at the Hot Air Balloons, Arts and Crafts Festival in Warren County. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and lawn games to sit and enjoy the bands and balloons. Join in on games and activities with Next Level Ninja and Fun Affairs. Enjoy arts and crafts, vendors, food trucks, music, and much more.
Cost:  $10 for adults; $5 for youth ages 3-12; free for 3 and under. $5 Parking
Warren Community College, 475 Route 57, Washington, NJ 07882

Taste of Greece Festival Tenafly
June 2 at 12 PM – June 4 at 6 PM
Everyone is a little Greek at this lively event, featuring performances by a dance troupe, cathedral tours, and live music for the whole family.
Cost: Free
353 East Clinton Avenue, Tenafly, NJ 07670

Annual Hackettstown Spring Festival
June 2 at 6 PM
Bring your family out to enjoy carnival rides, entertainment, food, exhibitors, community groups, vendors, and artists throughout the weekend. Mars Wrigley Confectionery will host an array of interactive activities, giving away delicious candy and snack products. 
Cost: Free with a suggested donation for parking
The corner of 5th and Reese Avenues in Hackettstown, NJ 07840

West Cape May Strawberry Festival
June 3 at 9 AM
Get ready for a delicious festival that’s about all things strawberry. There will be vendors, live music, glitter tattoos, pet portraits, hair braiding, and, if weather permits, real turtles who eat strawberries (yup, you read that right). The rain date is June 4.
Cost: Free
Backyard Park, 732 Broadway, West Cape May, NJ 08204

Ort Farms Car Show and PYO Strawberry Festival
June 3 at 9 AM
Check out the sweetest cars and the sweetest berries at Ort Farms Car Show and PYO Strawberry Festival. Enjoy an antique and collectible car show on the farm, food trucks, carriage rides, and more. All regular weekend activities will also be open.
Cost: Weekday Admission is $3.49; weekend admission is $5.49. Weekend Admission and Family Fun Pass is $15.00. Picked strawberries are not included with your ticket and will be priced at $4.29 per pound.
Ort Farms, 25 Bartley Rd, Long Valley, NJ 07853

46th Annual Hungarian Festival
June 3 at 10 AM
Where else can you see a folk dance performance and cultural programs, and sample Hungarian foods? The Hungarian Festival has vendors, exhibits, live music, and folk art.
Cost: Free admission
Somerset Street in New Brunswick from Bethany to Division Streets, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Fairy and Pirate Festival
June 3 at 10 AM
Bring your little fairies and pirates to a magical wonderland overtaking Turkey Brook Park. This festival will include inflatables, face painting, crafts, games, pony rides, vendors, performances, and more. You are encouraged to come in costume. No registration is required to attend.
Cost: Parking and admission are free
Turkey Brook Park, 30 Flanders Rd, Budd Lake, NJ 07828

Allaire Arts Festival
June 3 at 11 AM
The Historic Village at Allaire and the Art Society of Monmouth County will host its first annual fine art festival. Visit various artists from around the state, select unique pieces of art from vendors, enjoy live demonstrations of different art mediums throughout the village during the entire day, and much more. The historic buildings and the General Store and Bakery will also be open to visitors. 
Cost: $3 – $6
The Historic Village at Allaire, Allaire State Park 4263 Atlantic Avenue Farmingdale, NJ 07727

Summerfest in the Park
June 3 at 11 AM
It’s the 33rd Annual Summerfest in the Park. The Festival will feature live music, food trucks, craft vendors, and inflatables for the kids. The rain date is June 4.
Cost: Free
Point Pleasant Community Park, 2255 Bridge Ave., Point Pleasant, NJ 08742

West Orange Street Fair 2023
June 3 at 11 AM
Join one of the biggest events of the year in West Orange. The Street Fair features local crafters, food from local vendors, street performers, a classic car show, a beer and wine garden, a rock-climbing wall, free all-day admission to the Thomas Edison Museum, and more. 
Cost: Free
Downtown West Orange NJ 07052

Sparta Day 2023
June 3 at 11 AM
This community event features over 100 vendors, live entertainment, a food plaza, a special Kid’s Country with activities and amusements, and much more. The events are free to the public thanks to Sparta Community sponsors, and attendees receive a free Sparta tote bag. 
Cost: Free admission
Station Park, 100 Station Rd, Sparta Township, NJ 07871

9th Annual Bayonne Hometown Fair
June 3 – 4 
Take part in a Bayonne tradition full of fun for the whole family. This fair features over 100 vendors, two stages filled with acts all day, mechanical and inflatable rides, contests, carnival games, and much more.
Cost: Free
21st – 26th Street Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002

2023 Secaucus Street Fair
June 3 at 2 PM
This free event will feature food, rides, music, vendors, and family fun.
Cost: Free
Plaza Center Parking Lot, Secaucus, NJ 07094

Hasbrouck Heights Street Fair
June 4 at 10 AM
Enjoy live music and entertainment on two stages, delicious food from various food vendors, and loads of family fun, including the JC Kids Zone featuring carnival games, bouncy inflatables, and more.
Cost: Free admission
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604

Englewood Caribbean Festival
June 4 at 11 AM
Come out for some fun, a live DJ, a free bounce house, and a petting zoo. There will be food, merchant, and informational vendors.
Cost: Free
8 Depot Square, Englewood, NJ  07631

Garwood Rocks 2023
June 4 at 11 AM
Bring the whole family out for live music, classic cars, food trucks, a beer and wine garden, and fun for the entire family.
Cost: Free
Center St. Garwood, NJ 07027

Jersey Pride – NJs 31st Annual Statewide LGBTQ Pride Festival
June 4 at 12 PM 

It’s New Jersey’s annual statewide LGBTQ pride celebration. There will be a pride parade, headline performers, food, arts and crafts, exhibits, community information, and activities for the entire family in the “Family Zone” at 5th and Ocean Ave. Bring a nonperishable item for the food drive.
Cost: The parade is free; the festival is $10 to enter. 
Town hall to Cookman to Grand to Sunset to the festival grounds at Sunset and Ocean, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

LEAD FEST Carnival – Monmouth Mall
June 2 – 11
Monmouth Mall hosts this carnival which benefits the LEAD. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) Program. Enjoy a day full of food, rides, and entertainment.
Cost: $5 and up
Monmouth Mall, 180 NJ-35, Eatontown, NJ 07724

LEAD FEST Carnival – Woodbridge Center
June 2 – 11
Woodbridge Center hosts this carnival which benefits the LEAD. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) Program. Enjoy a day full of food, rides, and entertainment.
Cost: $5 and up
Woodbridge Center, 250 Woodbridge Center Dr, Woodbridge Township, NJ 07095

LEAD FEST Carnival – Westfield Garden Plaza
June 4, June 7 – 11 
Head out to this lively festival, including carnival rides and a show with the amazing Anastasini Circus. Children must be 36″ to ride most rides.
Cost: $5 and up
One Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652

South Jersey Historic Fair
June 10 at 10 AM
Held on the historic grounds of the 1756 Gabreil Daveis Tavern Museum House, this event will feature exhibitors, including authors, historical committees, and groups from counties across South Jersey. The rain date is June 11.
Cost: Free
Gabreil Daveis Tavern Museum, 500 3rd Ave, Glendora, NJ, 08029

Westfield Street Fair
June 10 at 11 AM
Head to downtown Westfield for a day of live music, a DJ, dancing, children’s rides, games, and something for the whole family.
Cost: Free
Downtown Westfield, NJ 07090

Glassboro Community Day
June 10 at 11 AM
Celebrate diversity with loads of family fun at Glassboro Community Day. This event will feature over 50 vendors selling artisan offerings, food, and non-alcoholic beverages. Free activities include live music, face painters, a sports obstacle course, balloon artists, kid’s castles, and more.
Cost: Free
1 South Main StreetGlassboro, NJ, 08028

Robbinsville Community Festival
June 10 at 2 PM
Check out the kids play zone, games, contests, a trackless train, pony rides, a chocolate eating contest, and pony rides. Don’t miss the fireworks at 9 PM. The rain date is June 11.
Cost: Free
Community Park.- West Manor Way and Gordon Road, Robbinsville, NJ 08691

Renaissance Faire NJ
June 10-11
Take a step back into the 16th century, and the kids can explore Nipper’s Nook, where there will be plenty of things to do to fire the imagination, including pinatas, water balloon games, building your own magic wands, and the new gaming cart of wonder.
Cost: $25 and up. $10 for Child Flex Day Pass (Ages 5 to 12).
1195 Florence Columbus Road, Bordentown, NJ 08505

Montvale Mile Long Spring Street Fair
June 11 at 10 AM
Hosted by the Montvale Chamber of Commerce, the Montvale Mile Long Spring Street Fair has fun for the whole family. Enjoy a Kids Zone, food trucks in two food courts, a beer garden, freebies from local exhibitors, an arts and crafts section, and more.
Cost: Free
1 Paragon Dr, Montvale, NJ 07645

Metuchen Street Fair & Craft Show
June 11 at 11 AM
Bring out your crew for a day of fun featuring artists, crafters, vendors, food, rides, live music, and more.
Cost: Free for spectators
Downtown Metuchen, Main St and Middlesex Ave Metuchen, NJ 08840

Hudson River Showcase Car Show
June 11 at 11 AM
View a curated collection of vintage and classic luxury automobiles set along Hoboken’s riverfront on Sinatra Drive, featuring 100 models from pre-1959 through the 1990s. Car enthusiasts and eventgoers will enjoy strolling along Hoboken’s famous riverfront drive and experiencing the unique charm of The Mile Square City. 
Cost: Free
Pier A Park, 102 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, NJ 07030

Fair Lawn Street Fair
June 4 at 11 AM
Everyone will enjoy a day outdoors in Fair Lawn with live music, a DJ, crafters, vendors, and more.
Cost: Free
Downtown Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

3rd Annual Pet Palooza and Food Fest
June 10 at 2 PM
Together with Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter, help find homes for some amazing dogs and cats. This event will feature 12+ food vendors, live music, games, the famous doggie agility course, a pet fashion show, and more.
Cost: Admission will be $6 for everyone Over 5 years old. Tickets are $5 in advance (plus service charge)
161 E Hanover Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960

Irish Festival in Long Branch
June 11, Gates open at 11 AM
The New Jersey Irish Festival is back and celebrating its 50th edition. There will be live racing, Irish food, vendors, dancing, and music. Don’t miss the Human Horse Race raising money for a great cause, and kids will have a ball with clowns, face painters, pony rides, and a bounce house.
Cost: general admission is just $6. Kids 12 and under are free.
Monmouth Park Racetrack, 175 Oceanport Ave., Long Branch, NJ 07757

Warren Lions EXPO 2023
June 14 – 17 at 6 PM
This four-day carnival features amusement rides, games, food vendors, tent vendors, and more. There will be a firework display by Interstate Amusements on Saturday, June 17th, at 10 PM.  
Cost: Admission is $2. Kids under 5 are free.
Warren Township Municipal Grounds, 46 Mountain Blvd., Warren, NJ 07059

Skimmer Festival
June 17 at 9 AM

The festival will begin with a Seaside Vendor Craft Market along the oceanfront Promenade, and the Skimmer Food Court will be open in front of Excursion Park. Inside Excursion Park, there will be live music and free family activities. There will also be free amusement rides from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Cost: Free
Oceanfront Promenade and Excursion Park at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243

3rd Annual Juneteenth Festival
June 17 at 11 AM
Celebrate Juneteenth with live music, performances, vendors, family fun, and more. This event will feature The Sugar Hill Gang and more hip-hop artists to come.
Cost: Free
1 Swanstrom Place East Union, NJ 07083

Juneteenth Festival of Morris County
June 17 at 12 PM
Celebrate arts, culture, and history at the Juneteenth Festival of Morris County. Don’t miss performances by The Kofi and Sankofa Drum & Dance Ensemble, The Bradford Hays Quartet, Lynette Sheard Live, The Unity Steppers, local artists, a tribute to famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass and much more. Your kids will enjoy face painting, balloons, crafts, and free book giveaways.
Cost: Free
Morristown Green, 10 North Park Place Morristown, NJ 07960

Burlington Freedom Day 2023: A Juneteenth Celebration
June 17 at 2 PM
CHAI Community Development Corporation presents Burlington Freedom Day 2023: A Juneteenth Celebration. This event will feature music, food, vendors, and a Kid’s Zone that includes free lunch, free crafts, games, and activities for children. “Praise on the Promenade: A Gospel Music Celebration” will be held on Sunday, June 18th, to close out the event.
Cost: Free
Burlington Riverfront Promenade, Riverfront and High Street Burlington, NJ 08016

Tri-County Fair 
June 15 – 18 
Enjoy classic rides like the Ferris Wheel, kiddie rides, games of chance, monster truck rides, ‘pony rides, fun fair foods, and more. The fair will also feature a spectacular fireworks show, an old-time car show complete with 50’s music, monster truck rides, and the Extreme Illusions and Escapes of Josh Knotts.
Cost: Free admission
140 Green Pond Rd, Rockaway, NJ07866

State Fair Meadowlands
June 22 – July 9
Bring the family out for a day full of fun at State Fair Meadowlands. Enjoy 150+ rides and attractions, 100+ food vendors, 50 + game vendors, and 12 shows, including Cycle Circus, Pirates of the Columbian Carribean, Extreme Illusions and Escapes, and so much more. 
Cost: $38.99 for a Fun Pass
1 MetLife Stadium Dr, East Rutherford, NJ 07073

Salem Family Festival
June 24 at 11 AM
This family-friendly festival will feature free food, music, giveaways, and tons of state, county, and local resources. The rain date is June 25.
Cost: Free
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park, 101 Market St Salem, NJ 08079

June 24 at 11 AM
Head out to Ort Farms for a Family Fun Day packed with games and activities, including pony rides, hay rides, carnival games, sports, face painting, treasure hunts, and more. Snacks and soft drinks are included, and adults will enjoy wine and beer tastings; lunch will be available for purchase from local food trucks.
Cost: General admission is $10. Kids 2 and under are free. 
Ort Farms 25 Bartley Road Washington Township, NJ 07853

Red, White and Blueberry Festival
June 25 at 10 AM 
Enjoy live music, delicious food, crafters, kiddie rides, a classic car show, and all things blueberry at this festival.
Cost: Free admission
Hammonton High School, 566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

10th Annual Feria De Sevilla
June 25 at 2:30 PM
Celebrate Spanish Culture at the 10th Annual “Feria De Sevilla” in Woodbridge. Indulge in traditional Spanish food, music, and dance. Special activities include Learn How To Workshops, arts and crafts, pony rides, face painting, and more.
Cost: Free
400 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge Township,07095

Firefly Festival at Terhune Orchards
June 26 at 4 PM
Treat yourself to an electrifying afternoon and evening where children can dress up as fireflies after decorating wings and making antennas in the craft area. You will enjoy an old-fashioned farm supper at Pam’s Food Tent, serving everyone’s summer favorites. Also, Lolly Hop will be performing an interactive and imaginative show.
Cost: Free to attend; crafts are $7.
330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ 08540

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Venessa is a first-time mom to a baby boy and a writer who loves to document her journey through journaling scrapbooking, and make-shift baby photoshoots. Before writing for NJMOM, she worked passionately as an English language arts teacher for over seven years. At NJMOM, she's searching for the best places to have fun with her family in New Jersey and loves giving other moms the scoop on what's happening in the Garden State. When she’s not writing or reading literary fiction, she enjoys vacationing with her family, jogging, and cooking up new recipes.