NJ Mom’s Weekend Fun Guide: Things To Do 4/4-4/5

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This weekend is all about celebrating Spring and Easter throughout New Jersey. Spend the day with your family enjoying one of over eighty Easter Egg Hunts around NJ, take a day trip to one of NJ Mom’s favorite Spring Break destinations, or enjoy a free day at the museum gracias to Bank of America. There are big savings this weekend at the Jersey Shore boardwalks for the Summer season ahead, and be sure to check out Jenkinson’s 2-for-1 sale going on this weekend.

things to do this weekend in new jerseySesame Street Live: Make a New Friend {Featured Event} 
Thursday April 2nd through Sunday April 5th, multiple times
When Grover’s friend from India, Chamki, visits Sesame Street, Elmo, Abby Cadabby and all of their friends are taught some very important lessons of friendship.  Sesame Street Live Make a New Friend is a high-energy musical event celebrating our differences as individuals, diversity and how we all love the universal similarities of singing, dancing and sharing cookies!
State Theater 15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ
Cost: $18 and $34 (Friday 4/3 6:30pm all tickets are $14) (Save $3/ticket with code ERNIE)

2 chicks with chocolate njYou’re One Of My Favorite Peeps Kid’s Chocolate Workshop {Featured Event} 
Saturday April 4th at 10:00am or 11:00am; in Metuchen or East Brunswick
Create edible crafts using bunnies, chick peeps, chocolate and sprinkles. Naturally, everything is better on a stick, so at the conclusion of our creative session, our peeps will be prepared as stick treats, wrapped and labeled!
Cost: FREE; Please RSVP to reserve your space here.

things to do this weekend in new jersey1) Visit a Museum!
Saturday April 4th and Sunday April 5th
It’s the first weekend of the month, which means if you are a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholder, you can enjoy complimentary admission to 7 museums in New Jersey.  Find out which museums here.
Bank of America Free Museum Days throughout New Jersey
Cost: FREE

things to do this weekend in new jersey2) Go on an Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday April 4th and Sunday April 5th All Day
Are you ready to enjoy a weekend of Easter fun?  We have more than 75 Easter Egg Hunts, Parades and activities for you to enjoy throughout New Jersey!
Throughout New Jersey
Cost: FREE to minimal fee

iStock_000008848551_Large3) Bunny Chase
Saturday April 4th and Sunday April 5th 10:00am-4:00pm
Terhune Orchards celebrates Spring this weekend with their annual Bunny Chase.  Follow the clues around the farm, make a paper bunny, enjoy a bunny cookie and take a wagon ride around the farm.  The food tent will be full of delicious local fare and mom and dad will enjoy some wine tastings in the Terhune Orchards Wine Tasting tent.
Terhune Orchards 330 Cold Soil Road Princeton, NJ
Cost: FREE

things to do this weekend in new jersey4) Create a Chalkboard Flower Planter
Saturday April 4th 9:00am
Children will love creating a chalkboard planter stand this Saturday morning at your local Home Depot store.  Perfect for ages 5-12, this free activity requires a parent and children receive a kit, apron and pin.
Your local Home Depot store
Cost: FREE

5) National Geographic Kid’s Club
Saturday February 4th 9:00am-10:30am
Join the National Geographic Kid’s Club for breakfast in the food court at the Freehold Raceway Mall.  Hosted by 94.3 The Point and iPlay America, enjoy free carousel rides through 11am, fun activities, and lots of fun for the family!Freehold Raceway Mall 3710 US Route 9 Freehold, NJ
Cost: FREE

6) Morey’s Pier 2015 Season Kickoff
Saturday April 4th and Sunday April 5th 12:00pm-6:00pm
Morey’s Pier kicks off the 2015 season this weekend! Celebrate Easter at this all-ages event at Mariner’s Landing.  Don’t forget to visit with the Easter Bunny at the Parent’s Pavilion from 12:00pm-3:00pm.  Pick an Easter Egg filled with special prizes, including 2 lucky winners of a Morey’s Pier season pass!
Morey’s Pier 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ
Cost: FREE

7) The Easter Bunny flies into the Solberg Airport
Saturday April 4th 3:00pm
The Easter Bunny will fly into the Solberg Airport at 3:00pm, followed by a hot air balloon launch at 5:30pm.  Enjoy a cook out, sand art and face painting!
Solberg Airport 39 Thor Solberg Road Whitehouse Station, NJ
Cost: FREE

8) Frozen Party
Saturday April 4th 2:00pm-4:00pm
The Bounce Factory is hosting their 3rd Frozen themed party this Saturday!  Admission includes open bounce, pizza, drinks, dessert and unlimited fun!  Your children will be in awe of meeting Ana, Elsa and Olaf!
The Bounce Factory 150 Mt. Bethel Road Warren, NJ
Cost: $20/child

9) Easter Tea Time
Saturday April 4th 4:00pm-6:00pm
Enjoy a delicious afternoon of teas and fresh desserts and pastries after spending a day in the beautiful and unique Grounds for Sculpture.Grounds for Sculpture 18 Fairgrounds Road Hamilton, NJ
Cost: $35/person

new york spring spectacular10) New York Spring Spectacular
Saturday April 4th 2:00pm & 8:00pm and Sunday April 5th 2:00pm & 5:00pm
The New York Spring Spectacular stars the iconic Rockettes and shows a whirlwind of a New York musical adventure.
Radio City Music Hall 1260 6th Avenue New York, NY
Cost: $50-155/ticket

10362855_345397188996902_1841404839896693645_n11) Easter Sunday Celebration
Sunday April 5th 1:00pm-4:00pm
Easter Sunday is a wonderful day to enjoy the Camden Children’s Garden.  Visit with the Easter bunny in the Tree House and all children will receive a free ride on the garden carousel.
Camden Children’s Garden 3 Riverside Drive Camden, NJ
Cost: $6/per person, under 2 is free

things to do this weekend in new jersey

photo via Diggerland USA

12) Diggerland Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday April 5th 11:00am-6:00pm
Spend a day digging for the 20 golden Easter eggs that Diggerland has hidden for you!  At 12:00pm the egg hunt will get started and visitors will search for the total of 2,000 eggs hidden throughout the park!  Every egg has a prize!
Diggerland USA 100 Pinedge Drive West Berlin, NJ
Cost: $29.95/ticket (Save $5 with promo code DIG4FUN)

things to do this weekend in new jersey

photo via South Street District

13) 84th Annual Easter Promenade
Sunday April 5th 12:30pm
Philadelphia is celebrating it’s 84th annual Easter Promenade.  Enjoy family fun, the Philadelphia Freedom Band. the Bunny Hop, contests and treats!
Passyunk & South Street Philadelphia, PA
Cost: FREE

things to do this weekend in new jersey14) Easter Specials Jenkinson’s Boardwalk
Friday April 3rd, Saturday April 4th and Sunday April 5th 11:00am-6:00pm
Head to Jenkinson’s Boardwalk or go to their website to save on your ride tickets for the summer head with their Buy One Get One Free special! If you are planning a trip to the boardwalk this summer (or any summer), this is a must!  Tickets never expire so save whatever you don’t use for years to come!
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk 300 Ocean Avenue Point Pleasant, NJ
Cost: $25 and $50 Amusement Ride Cards

things to do this weekend in new jersey15) Visit one of our 15 NJ Mom-Approved Spring Break Destinations
Saturday April 4th and Sunday April 5th
Looking for a day trip or maybe even a road trip idea?  Check out the 15 top destinations throughout New Jersey and beyond that NJ Mom’s chose for fun this Spring Break!
Cost: Varying admission

For Moms & Dads only

things to do this weekend in new jersey 16) Mindful Mama Retreat
Saturday May 16th 9:00am-3:30pm
After all you give to others, take some time to care for and replenish yourself!  Mindful Mama Retreat will provide you with space and support for mindful reflection, connected community and inspired growth. You will walk away refreshed and invigorated, fully equipped to live fully and thrive as a mother, a person, and a partner! The retreat features 4 powerful and inspiring women who want to share tools and insight to help you live your best life as your happiest and most fulfilled self.
Space is limited to 25 women to create and maintain an intimate and purposeful experience
Mindful Mama Retreat Open Connections, 1616 Delchester Road, Newtown Square PA
Cost: $185

things to do this weekend in new jersey17) Get out and enjoy Spring at one of our 275 Parks & Playgrounds!

things to do this weekend in new jersey18) Can’t make it to the Mindful Mama retreat? Make your own retreat and be pampered at one of our 50 NJ Mom approved Spas in New Jersey!

things to do this weekend in new jersey19) With the kids on Spring Break you are going to need a night off for sure!  Call the babysitter and grab your best friend or husband to enjoy one of our Date Night ideas!

things to do this weekend in new jersey20) After all of the Easter and Spring fun this weekend, take the night off in the kitchen!  Save some money with these great locations offering Kids Eat Free specials!

In search of more things to do this weekend in New Jersey? Visit NJ Mom’s event calender for more events happening around the state. Remember to use hashtag #NJMom this weekend for your chance to be featured.

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