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Big Joe Henry LIVE from the Jersey Shore Boat & Expo

Check out the Jersey Shore Boat Show at FirstEnergy Park located at 2 Stadium Way in Lakewood at the intersection of Cedar Bridge and New Hampshire Avenues on Saturday, September 23rd from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The show will feature new and pre-owned boats and accessories offering the best selection and prices of the year. Attendees can easily get on board a variety of both new and pre-owned boats unlike any other outdoor show around. The show will also feature activities for the little boaters, food, refreshments and much more!

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: First Energy Park
2 Stadium Way, Lakewood, NJ 08701


ATLANTIC COUNTY


Harvest Party

Come join us for our annual Harvest Party where we celebrate the beginning of the harvest season! There will be wine tastings, grape stomping, vineyard tours, and live music. Wine tastings are an optional $5 and there will be specialty platters on the menu. Kids and leashed pets are more than welcome!

Date: September 23rd, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: Bellview Winery
150 Atlantic St., Landisville, NJ 08326

Margate Fall Funfest By the Bay

The City of Margate welcomes the fall with six blocks of fabulous family fun at the new and improved Fall Funfest By the Bay. Funfest celebrates its 16th year with an "I can't wait to see what's next" 6-bocks from Decatur to Coolidge Ave. on Amherst Ave. by the bay. Fine food, juried arts and crafts show, a children's stage with shows, music, and games, a live band stage, children's activities, beer gardens, Margate retailers and much more. Admission to this family event is free and open to the public. Free shuttle buses will pick up and drop off passengers on Ventnor Ave. between Essex and Coolidge Ave. and on Amherst Ave. between Essex and Benson Ave.

Date: September 23rd, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: Amherst Ave., between Decatur & Coolidge Ave., Margate, NJ 08402


BERGEN COUNTY


Bergen County 4-H and Master Gardener Fall Harvest Fair

The annual 4-H and Master Gardener Fair (Fall Harvest Festival) is a FREE event for the entire family featuring 4-H and Master Gardener displays and projects, animals, entertainment, food, games, rides, arts and crafts and much more! Free admission and parking!

Date: September 23rd, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: Van Saun County Park
216 Forest Ave., Paramus, NJ 07652


BURLINGTON COUNTY


Evesham Harvest Fest

Family filled day. Rain or Shine! 100 Crafters, 20 food vendors, free kid's corner, live music. Visit the website for additional information.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Maple Ave., Marlton, NJ 08053

Hanover Street Fair & Duck Race

The Good Will Fire Company of Pemberton NJ is sponsoring the 4th Annual Hanover Street Fair & Duck Race located in Pemberton Borough, Burlington County. We have several exicting shows planned for the day. Throughout the day you can visit several Arts & Crafts Vendors, enjoy great Fair Food, fun family entertainment, and end the day watching the Duck Race Raffle. Visit our website and Facebook page for more information as the event nears. We are always looking for Vendors who would like to showcase their work!

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: 200 Hanover St., Pemberton, NJ 08068


CAPE MAY COUNTY


Fall Migration Festival

At The Wetlands Institute, fall is an especially good time to experience the changing of seasons and the spectacle of migration of raptors, warblers, waterfowl, and more. In an effort to spread the word about this incredible time of year, The Wetlands Institute will be hosting a Fall Migration Festival. Visitors of all ages will be able to see, explore, learn, and enjoy! We'll have guided viewing of migratory birds from the Institute and on Seven Mile Island, Monarch butterfly tagging demonstrations, live animal presentations by community partners, and more! 9:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: The Wetlands Institute
1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, NJ 08247

Irish Fall Festival

The largest Irish Festival on the East Coast celebrating Irish heritage with dancing, music, food and craft vendors, and participating Pubs. Other festivities include a golf tournament, a concert, Irish dance lessons, 5K run and 1 mile walk, pipe exhibition, Catholic mass. The events conclude with a parade on Surf Avenue from 20th to Spruce and Olde New Jersey Avenues, North Wildwood. 8 am - 8 pm daily. Bus service available throughout the event dates.

Date: September 21st, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: Participating Pubs
Olde New Jersey Ave., 2nd St., North Wildwood, NJ 08260

Savor September

The festival will showcase the best food, local wineries, microbreweries, artisians, live music and culture the area has to offer. Oyster and clam shucking, wine and beer tasting tents, a grape stomping competition, and children's activities, for all to enjoy. Noon - 9 pm.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Shopping District
212 96th St., Stone Harbor, NJ 08247


ESSEX


Oktoberfest Montclair

Join the fun for the annual Oktoberfest sponsored by Montclair Center BID on Lackawanna Plaza on Saturday, September 23 from 12 noon to 8 pm in downtown Montclair Center.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Lackawanna Plaza
1 Lackawanna Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042

Roseland Greek Festival

6th Annual Roseland Greek Festival. Free Shuttle Parking. Enjoy Greek food such as lamb, moussaka, spinach pie, baklava, gyros, etc. Enjoy over one dozen vendors in our boutique, Greek dancers, Live Greek Music, Cooking demos, church tours, Carnival games, Beer & Wine, Children's Crafts and much more.

Date: September 22nd, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: Ss Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
80 Laurel Ave., Roseland, NJ 07068


HUDSON COUNTY


Harrison Fest - New Jersey Statewide Multicultural Celebration

A multicultural festival featuring an International Grand Parade, food vendors, live music, children's rides, and many other activities along Harrison Avenue from 2nd Street to Davis Avenue. Visit our website for updated information.

Date: September 22nd, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: 318 Harrison Ave., Harrison, NJ 07029

Hoboken Fall Arts and Music Festival

Performance schedule 8th Street Stage: 12 Noon – The Rose & the Squid, 12:30 pm – Glenn Morrow's Cry for Help, 1:30 pm – Overlake, 2:30 pm – Demolition String Band, 3:30 pm – Karyn Kuhl Band, and 4:30 pm – Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber's Tribute to Prince. Performance schedule 4th Street Stage: 11:50 am – In the Works, 12:45 pm – Emily & The Ideals, 1:30 pm – Sylvana Joyce + The Moment, 2:15 pm – Mike Daly & The Planets, 3:05 pm – Christina Alessi & The Toll Collectors, 4 pm – RockNRoll Hi Fives, and 5 pm – Frankie Morales & the Mambo of the Times Orchestra.

Date: September 24th, 2017
Location: Washington St. between 8th & 14th Sts., Hoboken, NJ 07030


HUNTERDON COUNTY


Milford Alive

Free community celebration – music, art, food, crafts, a wacky "bed race" and topping it off – fireworks! Come celebrate the history, culture and promise of this quaint Delaware River town. Noon - 8:30 pm.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: 50 Bridge St., Milford, NJ 08848

New Jersey Wine, Beer & Spirits Showcase

Sample Wine, Craft Beer, and Spirits to benefit the Foodshed Alliance Live Music and enjoy specialties from the grill and wood-fired pizza. Tickets ages 21 and older $25, plus service charge if purchased online. Tickets at gate $35. Tickets ages 16-20 $10, Designated Drivers $10, and 15 and under are admitted free. All attendees with wine tasting tickets, regardless of age, MUST produce valid ID at the ticket booth. No outside food or alcohol is permitted. No pets allowed. You are welcome to bring lawn chairs or a blanket to relax and enjoy the afternoon in the vineyard. Tickets and additional information available online.

Date: September 23rd, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: Alba Vineyards
269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Rd., Milford - Village of Finesville, NJ 08848


MERCER COUNTY


Mercer County Italian American Festival

Named one of New Jersey's Best Fall Festivals by CBS New York, the Mercer County Italian American Festival features Italian and Italian American music, food, arts, crafts, products, displays, memorabilia, presentations, amusement rides, fireworks, bocce and much more!

Date: September 22nd, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: Mercer County Park
1638 Old Trenton Rd., Near S. Post Rd., West Windsor, NJ 08550

An Evening With Bollywood

Join the Arts Council of Princeton to celebrate a night of Indian culture! Experience Bollywood right here in Princeton where there's an open bazaar including henna tattoos, jewelry, arts & crafts, cultural food and authentic music and dance. FREE and open to all.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Princeton Shopping Center
301 North Harrison St., Princeton, NJ 08540

Museum Day Live!

The New Jersey State Museum is proud to participate in Smithsonian's Museum Day Live! Participate in hands-on, family friendly activities, see a Planetarium show, visit the Natural History Hall to see the dinosaurs and more.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08625

Cafe Improv

Cafe Improv happens on the fourth Saturday of every month at 7 p.m. Attendees can expect an evening of exciting local music, poetry and comedy. Visit our website for a list of performers, to register to play and for more information. $1 ACP members, seniors & students, $2 non-members.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Paul Robeson Center for the Arts' Solley Theater
102 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ 08542


MIDDLESEX COUNTY


Central Jersey 11th Annual Charity Beer Fest

Come and enjoy the finest hand crafted beers NJ has to offer at the beautiful Parker Press Park in Downtown Woodbridge NJ. $30 admission gets you a souvenir sampler glass and a day a sampling excellent brews all for a great cause. Enjoy live bands, great food, and fun events throughout the day. $15 for non drinkers. Kids under 12 free. Bring you lawn chairs.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Parker Press Park
Rahway Ave., Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Edison's Fall Family Spectacular

Held along Amboy Ave. in the Clara Barton section of Edison. Open 11 am - 11 pm. 2 Stages of continuous music. Come hungry - over 25 fabulous festival food vendors , professional wrestling ring, over 100 exhibitors, Beer Garden, Kids Korner, pony & kiddie rides and petting zoo. Sponsored by Mayor and Council & Edison Recreation Dept.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Clara Barton Section
Amboy Ave., Edison, NJ 08817


MORRIS COUNTY


5th Annual Community Yard & Craft Sale

Roxbury NJ Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Community Yard and Craft sale! This event is free for the public to attend featuring many unique treasures and interesting items for sale. Come shop with us from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM , then go attend the marching band competition being held at Roxbury High School at 5:00 PM. We guarantee it will be a great day of fun.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Horseshoe Lake
72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876

18th Annual Oktoberfest Weekend

Keeping with tradition, the Oktoberfest will focus on celebrating traditional music, native dress and a special Oktoberfest beer only available for a short time. Authentic German foods including bratwurst, German potato salad, sauerkraut and smoked pork chops will be offered along with tasty apple strudel, delicious beehive cake, authentic plum cake, and more. The weekend long event will offer non-stop entertainment. The Adler's, a notable German Band will perform familiar German tunes and will be accompanied by spectacular dancers, bell ringers and water goblet musicians. Activities for kids will include inflatables, games, sand art and more. Community involvement and generous sponsors allow the Chester Lions Club to continue its contributions to numerous charities. In previous years the net proceed from the Oktoberfest were donated to such organizations as Soldiers Angels and the Lions Eye Research Foundations, as well as to aid in disaster relief.

Date: September 23rd, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: Chubb Park
Rt. 24 W., Chester, NJ 07930

Morristown Festival On The Green

The premier fall festival in Northern New Jersey since 1994 is - you guessed it - right here in Morristown. Each September, Morristown hosts 60,000+ attendees in its historic downtown on a Sunday afternoon from 12 noon - 5 pm, rain or shine. Families join us from throughout Northern New Jersey to enjoy non-stop entertainment for all ages on up to 4 different stages, 150+ exhibitors showcasing our local businesses, restaurants, and notable community groups. The event is a true testament to a community rich in national history and local pride. NEW in 2017, Morristown Partnership is hosting a brand new Beer Tasting Tent located in prime view of the Star Stage on Washington Street. Get your tickets early! NJ State ABC Social Affair Permit #52821 ​ Session One: 12 noon - 2 pm (Cold Weather Company on-stage) Session Two: 2 pm - 5 pm (BullShark on-stage). ​

Date: September 24th, 2017
Location: Historic Downtown Morristown
Morristown Green & Surrounding Area, Morristown, NJ 07960


OCEAN COUNTY


9th Annual Que by the Sea BBQ Festival & Competition

However you call it, barbecue or barbeque, BBQ, Bar-B-Q or Bar-B-Que, cooking food over an open flame, either directly or indirectly, is practically an American way of life. Come watch and taste at the annual Que-by-the-Sea BBQ Competition and Festival on Grant Avenue in Seaside Heights. Friday: 5 - 10 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 10 pm; and Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm.

Date: September 22nd, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: Grant Ave., Seaside Heights, NJ 08751


SOMERSET COUNTY


Franklin Day Festival

Franklin Day Festival is a family oriented event featuring a variety of music, food, craft, merchandise exhibitors, and attractions for children. This event will be heavily promoted and will attract local residents as well as visitors from throughout the Somerset county area and neighboring municipalities.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Colonial Park (Lot C - near Children's Playground)
156 Mettlers Ln., Somerset, NJ 08873


SUSSEX COUNTY


Oktoberfest

Join us for our Annual Oktoberfest at Mountain Creek Resort. Enjoy authentic German food, fun activities for the whole family, live music and entertainment, and more! Visit website for more details!

Date: September 23rd, 2017 - September 24th, 2017
Location: Mountain Creek
200 Rt. 94, Vernon, NJ 07426


UNION COUNTY


Rahway Culture Crawl

Rahway's Culture Crawl 2017 will fill the Downtown Arts District with artists of all types and genres as the event returns for its 5th annual celebration from 1 - 6 pm. This FREE festival capsulate the entire downtown to include a host of live performances, interactive art, sculpture, audio installations, spoken word, film, video, music and unique vendors. Culture Crawl 2017 will encompass over ten featured areas, including two main stages, in addition to pop-up displays and performances for discovery while strolling the city's streets. Local businesses will also be contributing their own activities to the day's festivities. While the Rahway downtown is very walkable, a shuttle service will also be available to take attendees around to the various areas. This event is RAIN OR SHINE. Exhibits and performances will be moved indoors in the event of rain, so there is no need to miss out on any of the excitement.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Downtown Arts District, Rahway, NJ 07065


WARREN COUNTY


Festival In The Borough

Northwest New Jersey's Largest Street & Musical Festival! Winner of Best District Festival - Skylands Region! Live music, great food, vendors, family fun area and more.

Date: September 23rd, 2017
Location: Downtown Washington Borough
44 E. Washington Ave., Washington, NJ 07882

Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival

Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival is an informally elegant afternoon in the beautiful Northwest NJ countryside spent tasting award-winning New Jersey wines and fresh grown, delicious local fare and baked goods. Set on the sprawling lawn of historic Rutherfurd Hall and overlooking Allamuchy Pond, the event also features local musicians and crafters in a benefit for The Arc of Warren County and NORWESCAP. Special sponsor packages are available, including select VIP Tent seating. Individual tickets with field seating are $20 online/ $25 age 21 and older at the gate. Admission includes an etched wine tasting glass. Guests may bring chairs and blankets for field seating. No pets and no outside food or alcohol permitted. Free shuttle bus service runs continuously from nearby Panther Valley Mall. Tours of the beautiful Rutherfurd Hall Mansion will be offered throughout the day at no charge. For online ticket sales and vendor and sponsor information, visit the website.

Date: September 24th, 2017
Location: Rutherfurd Hall
1686 Rt. 517, Allamuchy, NJ 07820

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