Looking for some fall fun this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Check out our complete list of great events and fun things do right here in the great Garden State!

Big Joe Henry LIVE at Walk for Wishes in Monroe

Join Big Joe Henry on Sunday, October 15th as he broadcasts LIVE from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Samuel & Josephine Plumeri Wishing Place located at 1347 Perrineville Road in Monroe Township for Make-A-Wish New Jersey’s Annual Walk for Wishes. Walk or roll around the beautiful grounds of the “castle” in this non-competitive walking course. Also, enjoy kids activities, refreshments, music, and more! Registration starts at 9:00 AM. The Walk starts at 10:00 AM. Walk for Wishes is a celebration of over 9,000 wishes granted for children by Make-A-Wish New Jersey, while raising funds to support the wishes taking place this fall!

Date: October 15th, 2017
Location: Samuel and Josephine Wishing Place
1347 Perrineville Rd., Monroe Township, NJ 08831


ATLANTIC COUNTY


Italian Festival

For one weekend a year, we celebrate our Italian heritage with an annual Italian Festival. With the sounds of traditional music, plus a spread of local Italian food, we're ready to celebrate in true form! Top it all off by sampling some of our wines from the tasting tent, or checking out the numerous vendors that will be showcasing their wares. Whether you're Italian or not, come be Italian for the day at Bellview Winery!

Date: October 14th, 2017 - October 15th, 2017
Location: Bellview Winery
150 Atlantic St., Landisville, NJ 08362


BERGEN COUNTY


The 53rd Annual Bergen County Art in the Park Show and Concert

Over 100 visual artists in this juried exhibition which will highlight diverse forms of artistic expression from the Bergen County arts community. Five Juried categories: Acrylics/Oils; Drawings/Prints/Pastels; Mixed Media; Watercolors; and Photography (Digital & Traditional). Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place and Honorable Mention in each category. Additionally, a $500 prize will be awarded to the artist judged overall "Best in Show". Doc Lane & Loose Change will provide live music in a special concert from 12:30 - 3:30 pm Audience chairs will be available on a first come-first serve basis. Van Saun County Park is a wheelchair accessible site and large print programs will be available. Please contact the Division by September 19th if additional accommodations are needed. The rain date is Sun, Oct 15. Please call for more information or after 7 am on the morning of the show for rain date information.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Van Saun County Park
216 Forest Ave., Lot 4, Area F, Paramus, NJ 07652


BURLINGTON COUNTY


Campfire, Wagon Rides & Smore's!

Come explore Historic Whitesbog Village by going on an old fashioned wagon ride. After the ride keep warm toasting marshmallows by fire light; good times, great music and friendly company.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Historic Whitesbog Village
120 W. Whitesbog Rd., Browns Mills, NJ 08015

Medford Apple Festival

Apples are returning again in October to Kirby's Mill! Over 100 Craft Booths, Food, Demonstrations, Music, Children's Activities. Apple Products, Apple Cider, Cider Donuts and much more. FREE Admission. All proceeds from the Apple Festival, including profits from product sales and vendor fees, benefit the historical society and its ongoing restoration of the Kirby's Mill complex.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Kirby's Mill
275 Church Rd., Medford, NJ 08055

Roebling Museum Oktoberfest

It's the Museum's fourth annual Oktoberfest! Music, food, beer fun! South Jersey Pops Oktoberfest band, festive accordion music, food trucks, bacon bread, and a beer garden featuring craft beer. Advanced cup reservation will be available online for an additional fee. See website for details. Limit 1 cup per registrant. Proper ID required. 2 - 7 pm.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Roebling Museum
100 Second Ave., Roebling, NJ 08554


CAPE MAY COUNTY


Fabulous 50's and Beyond Weekend

Friday night features a Nifty '50s Dance Party at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 6:30 - 10:30 pm. Tickets are $16 plus tax per person. A FREE street fair will take place at Fox Park in Wildwood on Saturday from 11 am - 5 pm featuring classic cars, food and craft vendors, a Doo Wop Bus Tour, and live entertainment. Saturday night features a star-studded concert in the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm) featuring Frankie Avalon, The Duprees, Danny & The Juniors, and The Ladies of Shake, Rattle 'n Roll.

Date: October 13th, 2017 - October 14th, 2017
Location: Wildwoods Convention Center & Fox Park
4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260


ESSEX


Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival

Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival is an inspiring celebration of the arts, occurring over four days in Newark, which was recently named the 9th most arts vibrant city in the country. Now in its 16th year, the festival draws thousands of art lovers, as more than 40 venues join forces to showcase the best of visual and performing art. All are invited to join Newark Arts at its biggest event of the year!

Date: October 12th, 2017 - October 15th, 2017
Location: Venues all over the city
17 Academy St., Newark, NJ 07102

Fall Fine Art and Crafts

150 Juried fine artists, fine crafters and specialty food vendors in Essex County's Brookdale Park. 10 am - 5 pm, rain or shine. Free event and free parking in the park.

Date: October 14th, 2017 - October 15th, 2017
Location: Brookdale Park
473 Watchung Ave., Bloomfield, Montclair, NJ 07042


HUDSON COUNTY


Halloween Night Market

Come celebrate October! Midnight Market is NJ's first monthly night market and foodie nightlife event! Food, music, and drinks available for those 21 and older! Costumes are welcomed but not required. There's a $5 cover fee with pre-purchased tickets, tickets at the door are $10. 20 vendors are serving super fun foods for $5 or less, bringing with them their authentic and creative international flare! The bar is hooking up all night $5 drinks and the DJ will keep the party going even after Midnight! Stay connected, the vendor list coming soon! CASH ONLY EVENT! ATMs on site. No pets. No Children. No Refunds.

Date: October 13th, 2017
Location: Kearny Point
78 John Miller Way, Kearny, NJ 07032

Jersey City Art & Studio Tour

The event weekend features hundreds of area artists presenting visual art, performances, music and cultural programming in open studios, galleries, public spaces and mixed use venues across the city. The JCAST showcases the vibrant cultural landscape that is Jersey City from the Heights, to Greenville, to Downtown, to the West Side, to Bergen Lafayette and Journal Square!

Date: October 13th, 2017 - October 15th, 2017
Location: Various Locations
280 Grove St., Jersey City, NJ 07306


MIDDLESEX COUNTY


Pop-Up Market at Woodbridge Center

Welcome to our very own Pop-Up Market, held in the Center and Village Courts of Woodbridge Center Mall. Our showcase consists of local treasures from craft artisans and small business owners alike. Indulge in the full sensory shopping experience and leave with a few memorable treats. FREE TO ATTEND! 10 AM - 9:30 PM.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Woodbridge Center
250 Woodbridge Ctr, Woodbridge, NJ 07095

New Jersey Celtic Fest

10am -5pm. Show off your kilt and your brave heart and join us at the New Jersey Celtic Fest in County Middlesex! Featuring The Shamrock and Thistle Pipe Band, St. Brendan the Navigator Pipes and Drums, Col. DB Kelly Pipes & Drums, Sean Hennessy and Blackwater, Danny & The Boys, Irish Step Dancers, Celtic Fare, Demos, Authentic Crafts and more! Admission is free. Food and drinks must be purchased. Park at NJ Transit Parking lot in South Amboy - shuttle service available.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Raritan Bay Waterfront Park
John T. O'Leary Blvd., South Amboy, NJ 08879

Fall Festival

The annual Fall Festival is a day for Children! Spend the afternoon outside discovering the Gardens on a scavenger hunt, visiting the animals, painting pumpkins, playing games and using natural materials from the gardens to create crafts. Noon - 4 pm.

Date: October 15th, 2017
Location: Rutgers Gardens
140 Log Cabin Rd., New Brunswick, NJ 08901


OCEAN COUNTY


3rd Annual Food Trucks on the Waterfront

Food Truck festival at Mathis Plaza on Route 166. There will be lots of food trucks, March Vendors, and Live Entertainment. Please Share and invite whomever you wish! Spread The Word! We encourage local business' and of course Food Trucks to contact us! Please email us for questions and interests in attending. FREE ENTRY! Check Facebook for updates.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Mathis Plaza
100 Atlantic City Blvd., South Toms River, NJ 08757

Fall Fest

Brick Township's FallFest 2017 takes place on Saturday, October 14 from 1-6pm (rain date Oct.15) at Windward Beach Park. Admission to this great event is FREE! There will be different food trucks offering a wide variety of foods and treats, fireworks, beer & wine garden and more! 1 - 6 pm.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Windward Beach Park
Princeton Ave., Brick, NJ 08724

Harvest Festival

Kick off Fall with this awesome, fun filled fest at Laurita for the whole family! Visit website for details.

Date: October 14th, 2017 - October 15th, 2017
Location: Laurita Winery
85 Archertown Rd., New Egypt, NJ 08533


PASSAIC COUNTY


Clifton Downtown Street Fair

The Downtown Clifton Special Improvement District is holding its Semi Annual Street Fair. The event will be held along Main Ave. from Washington Ave. to Madison Ave. from 10 am - 5 pm. We would like to invite local civic and non-profit organizations and merchants to become a part of this event. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party. There will be merchandise vendors, crafters, kiddie rides, great food, pony rides, and live music all day. New this year, I have DJ Nick @ Nite and he will be playing most of the day and will located by Union and Main. We also have DJ Aziz at Madison that will also be playing most of the day. We are expecting to attract thousands of people from the community and other neighboring towns. We hope that you'll consider joining us and we look forward to seeing you.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: 1119 Main Ave., Clifton, NJ 07011

Oktoberfest and International Food Festival

We are excited to announce the County's first ever Oktoberfest. Enjoy the food and heritage of Germany, as well as food from cultures that make Passaic County so diverse. No Oktoberfest would be complete without quality beer. Our 2017 Oktoberfest will feature ONLY craft beers from local sources where you are guaranteed to find a beer and some food you have not yet tasted. ID must be shown at the entrance of the Pat Dianni Boat House on Garret Mountain Reservation for access to the beer garden. The event is from 3 - 10 pm. $5 per person to enter the festival.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Garret Mountain Reservation
8 Mountain Ave, Woodland Park, NJ 07424

West Milford Autumn Lights Festival

A FREE street fair that has over 300 vendors, food trucks, live music, child activities, games and rides. With about 20,000 'ALFers' that visit throughout the day this 22nd annual celebration of the Township of West Milford a beautiful community nestled in the Bearfort Mountain range of the New Jersey Highlands is an event not to be missed.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: 1480 Union Valley Rd., West Milford, NJ 07480


SALEM COUNTY


South Jersey Pumpkin Show Fall Festival

Come celebrate the fall harvest of pumpkins at the 14th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show to held at the Salem County Fairgrounds. This three day fall festival is packed full of family fun and entertainment. Come listen to the tale of Sleepy Hallow and be thrilled by the arrival of the Headless Horsemen. Over 200 artists, craftsmen, networking and home improvement vendors participate.  The Pumpkin Show features a Fall Festival of Trees, Little Miss & Miss Pumpkin Pageant, colorful scarecrows, live bands, amusement rides, food Court,  hayrides, pumpkin food contest, wine sampling, Halloween Costume Contest, trick or treating and Dog Parade. The giant pumpkin tower holds close to 500 pumpkins and is showcase as the center piece of the event. Saturday men and women compete for cash and prize during the Pumpkin Toss.  The first 200 kids each day receive a free pumpkin. Admission is free and parking is just $5 a carload. Pet friendly event.

Date: October 13th, 2017 - October 15th, 2017
Location: Salem County Fairground
760 Harding Highway, Rt. 40, Woodstown, NJ 08098

28th Annual Pedricktown Day - An All-American Harvest Festival

Helicopter Rides will return for this year's 28th Annual Pedricktown Day celebration! Most of the children's activities are underwritten by the Pedricktown Day Committee, most are free, and amusement rides are only a dollar! Children's Activities include: Inflatable Rides, Stilt Man, Balloon Artist, Strolling Magician, Pony Rides, Costumed Characters, Petting Zoo & More!. Live Bands all day, Back in the Day Classic Car Show, Raffle Baskets, Wine Tastings, Free Trackless Train Shuttle. Food Vendors: Traditional Festival Fair by Bondie's & Stew's Concessions, South Jersey Mobile Cafe, Logan Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary Luncheon,The Country Store's Chicken & Ribs BBQ & It's a Wrap. Shuttle provided to remote parking areas all day, Parking control provided. Applications for Craft Show, Non-Profits, Vendors call or visit the website. 9 am - 4 pm. Rain Date: Oct. 15, 12:30 - 5 pm.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: S. Railroad Ave., Pedricktown, NJ 08067
856-299-2133 | 856-299-4890


SOMERSET COUNTY


NJ's BEST Oktoberfest & Vendor Fair

Everyone's invited to NJ's BEST Oktoberfest & Vendor Fair! Yodel on Over to Forest Lodge and help 'Roll Out the Barrel! Arrive Early - Gates Open at 11 am! Food & Beverage Pavilions Open at Noon. Celebrate Munich's famed festival in true tradition and spirit with music, singing, dancing and the best in German food and drink! Speaking of the best, headlining our stage this year is Philadelphia's renowned German Band, the Doppelgänger's! Start your holiday shopping at the Vendor Fair at Oktoberfest! Start your holiday shopping early! We have local vendors selling a wide range of items. Don't forget to BRING THE KIDS to this FAMILY FUN DAY! There's Amusement Rides, Carnival Booths, Inflatables, and more! Admission: $7 per adult. Kids under 10yrs old – Free!  Rain Date: October 15.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Forest Lodge
11 Reinman Rd., Warren, NJ 07059

Superhero Parade & Villain Dash

Our Walkathon will be offering a Superhero parade, a dash across the Galaxy of Doom, prizes, games, activities and candy. All proceeds benefit Type 1 Diabetic children and their families. 10 am - 1 pm.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Duke Island Park
191 Old York Rd., Parking Lot B, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Somerset County Weekend Journey Through The Past

Twenty-nine historic sites countywide open free to visitors. Tours, history interpretations, exhibitions, participatory programs, arts and more. Saturday 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday Noon - 4 pm. List of sites and touring directions, available online after September 1.

Date: October 14th, 2017 - October 15th, 2017
Location: Various locations throughout Somerset County


WARREN COUNTY


Phillipsburg Pork Roll Palooza

Join us on the banks of the scenic Delaware River at Riverside Way! This highly anticipated event will feature everything from Pork Roll Sliders to Deep Fried Pork Roll and even Pork Roll-themed Beverages. Activities such as THE GREAT DEBATE: Pork Roll v. Taylor Ham, Little Miss Piggy's Parade, and more surprises to be announced in the weeks to come will attract attendees from all over the State of NJ and throughout the Lehigh Valley! There will be vendors, activities and LIVE, LOCAL music all day! Join the Facebook "Phillipsburg Pork Roll Palooza" event page to stay up-to-date on all the announcements and additions to the event! If interested in becoming a vendor, please contact Kelly Post-Sheedy, Superintendent of Recreation via email.

Date: October 14th, 2017
Location: Riverside Way
7 Union Sq., Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

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