Looking for something to do this weekend? New Jersey has a lot of festivals, art shows, fairs and concerts this upcoming weekend. Check out the list below and find out what’s happening in your county.

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Atlantic County

Name: Cider Social, Apple Juice for Adults

Date:  Saturday, Aug. 8, noon to 4 p.m. and  7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Location: Caspian point, Atlantic City

Information: 30 cider/mead brewers, five local food exhibitors, live music and cider seminars. Tickets are $45 in advance (fees apply), online at www.cidersocial.com or through Ticketmaster.com and $50 at the door, if available. “Designated Driver” ticket price of $15.

Website: http://cidersocial.com/


Name:  Yes & Toto

Date:  Sunday, Aug. 9, 7 p.m.

Location:  The Borgata, Atlantic City

Information: 1970s rock band. Tickets are $49-$69.

Website: http://www.theborgata.com/


Name: Triathlon and Health and Fitness Expo

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8 and Sunday, Aug. 9

Location: Bader Field, Atlantic City

Information: Swim in the harbors of Atlantic City’s back bay, bike along the Atlantic City Expressway and run on the world famous AC boardwalk.

Website: http://www.sponsorpush.com

Name: Tropicana Fireworks

Date: Every Saturday night from July 11 to September 5, 10 p.m.

Location: Tropicana, Atlantic City.

Information: Free fireworks, about 10 minutes long.

Website: N/A


Name: Multimedia Light & Sound show

Date: Nightly, in the summer

Location: Atlantic City Boardwalk

Information:  Featured shows play nightly at the boardwalk starting at dusk with shows at 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m., 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.  Schedule is subject to change.

Website: N/A

Bergen County

Name: "A Sunday afternoon of Jazz" at Bergen Community College

Date: Sunday, Aug. 9, noon to 9 p.m. Rain or Shine (indoors if rain).

Location: Bergen Community College, Lot C 400, Paramus Rd., Paramus

Information:  Patti Austin will headline. To order tickets online: www.bccsummerjazz.eventbrite.com. Adults: $30; Students: $5

Website: http://www.bergen.edu/pressreleases/all-that-jazz-grammy-winner-fronts-music-fest-495


Burlington County

Name: Hollystock Music and Arts Festival

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, noon to 10 p.m.

Location: Townwide – with streets closed off. 4 Mill St., Mount Holly

Information: Music and arts

Website: http://hebemusic.com/hollystock/


Cape May County

Name: Fireworks

Date: Every Friday, 10 p.m.

Location: Boardwalk, Wildwood

Information: Free

Website: http://www.dowildwood.com/fireworks.html


Name: National Lighthouse Day Craft Show

Date:  Friday, Aug. 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Cape May Lighthouse, 215 Light House Ave., Cape May Point, Cape May Point State Park

Information: Pirates, games, and vendors

Website: http://www.capemaymac.org/nationallighthouseday.html


Name: Craft Beer and Crab Festival

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May

Information: Music, beer, food and entertainment.

Website: http://www.capemaymac.org/capemaycraftbeercrabfestival.html


Name: Cape May-Lewes Ferry's "Rock the Boat" Cruise

Date:  Event occurs every Friday until Friday, Aug. 28., 6 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Location: Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., Cape May

Information: Dancing. Cost is $18.00 for adults, $9.00 for children ages 6-13 and free for kids under the age of 5.

Website: http://www.capemaylewesferry.com/EventsandPackages/Entertainment/tabid/90/Default.aspx

Cumberland County

Name: Bag & Basket Bingo

Date:  Saturday, Aug. 8, 6 p.m.

Location: Elks Lodge, Millville

Information: Bingo, prizes, food and auctions.

Website: http://cumberlandcofair.com/reservebingo.pdf

Name:  Vineland Jersey Fresh Festival

Date: Sunday, Aug. 9, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Giampietro Park, Vineland

Information: Live auctions of produce and cooked food.

Website: http://www.vinelandcity.org/


Essex County

Name: Newark Museum

Date: Through Aug. 9

Location: Newark Museum

Information: "Royals and Regalia: Inside the Palaces of Nigeria's Monarchs." Closed Mondays. $7 to $12 for tickets.

Website: newarkmuseum.org

Name: Caribbean Heritage Festival

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, noon to 8 p.m.

Location: Monte Irvin Orange Park, Central and Oakwood Avenues, Orange

Information: Music, food and kids play area

Website: http://njvendors.com/events/counties-a-g/essex/orange-nj-august-caribbean-heritage-festival/

Gloucester County

Name: Touch- A-Truck

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location:  Gloucester Family Fair Grounds, Mullica Hills

Information: Children can explore and touch their favorite trucks and equipment.

Website: http://heartofgloucestercounty.org/

Hudson County

Name: 6th Borough Market

Date: Sunday, Aug. 9, 11 a.m to 4 p.m.

Location: Montgomery Street & Marin Blvd., Jersey City

Information: Arts, crafts and food

Website: http://www.6thboroughmarket.com


Hunterdon County

Name: Flemington Car Show

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Main Street in Flemington

Information: Live music. Event is free.

Website: http://bestofnj.com/event/flemington-car-show/2015-08-08


Mercer County

Name: Butterfly Festival

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:  The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, 31 Titus Mill Rd., Pennington 

Information: Learn how to protect the environment.

Website:  http://thewatershed.org/news-and-events/butterfly-festival/


Middlesex County

Name: Toys for Tots 5k

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, 7 p.m.

Location:  Evergreen Center, Colonia

Information:  5K run will raise money for the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots of Central New Jersey.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/ToysForTots5kRun


Name: Middlesex County Fair

Date: Monday, Aug. 3 to Sunday, Aug. 9

Location:  655 Cranbury Rd., East Brunswick

Information: Food, and entertainment. Adults $7, seniors $4,  children ages 3-12 $1, children 2 and under are free.

Website: http://www.middlesexcountyfair.com/


Monmouth County

Name:  Van Halen

Date:  Sunday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Location:  PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel

Information: Tickets are $39 to $199.50.

Website: http://www.livenation.com/


Name: Hot Rods and Food Trucks Festival

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: Keansburg Amusement Park, Beachway Ave., Keansburg

Information: Vendors and cars

Website: http://www.irunnewjersey.com/


Morris County

Name: Butterfly Walk

Date: Friday, Aug. 7, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center

Information: Search of mid-summer butterfly species

Website: http://morristourism.org/events/butterfly-walk


Name: Alstede Farms Peach Festival

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, to Sunday, Aug. 16, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Alstede Farms

Information: Live music, peach food and hayrides

Website: http://morristourism.org/events/alstede-farm-peach-festival


Ocean County

Name: Free Movies on the Beach: “Paddington”

Date: Sunday, Aug. 9, 8:30 p.m.

Location: Carteret Ave on the beach, Seaside Heights

Information: The movie "Paddington" will be shown.

Website: http://www.exit82.com/


Name:  Barnegat Lighthouse State Park Open

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8,

Location: Barnegat Lighthouse State Park Broadway

Information: $3 per person ages 12 and older; $1 per person ages 6 to 11; children under 5 free

Website: http://www.oceancountytourism.com/frmEventCalendarPage.aspx

 Passaic County

Name: Botanical Gardens Summer Craft Fair

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine)

Location: Ringwood State Park, 2 Morris Rd., Ringwood

Information: Crafters



Somerset County

Name:  Doo- Wop and Food Truck Fest

Date:  Sunday, Aug. 9, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location:  Somerset County Park

Information:  Free. Meals on Wheels

Website: http://somersetcountyparks.org/


Sussex County

Name: Skylands Gallery Art Exhibits and Receptions

Date: Every second Saturday of the month, year-round, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Location: Skylands Gallery, 7 Boulder Hills Blvd., Wantage

Information: Event has art, food wine and music.

Website: http://njvendors.com/events/counties-m-w/sussex/wantage-nj-skylands-gallery/

Union County

Name: 3rd Annual Worthy Women’s Entrepreneurial Expo Summer Series

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8

Location: Super Stop & Shop of Union, 1401 Stuyvesant Ave., Union

Information: Expo is designed to give women business owners the advantage of building their brands by having their products showcased in the community

Website: http://njvendors.com/events/counties-m-w/union/union-nj-worthy-womens-expo/


Name: Hillside Little League Flea Market

Date: Sunday, Aug. 9, 7a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: 1225 Gurd Avenue, Hillside

Information: Flea Market

Website: http://njvendors.com/events/counties-m-w/union/hillside-nj-little-league-flea-market/

Warren County

Name: Summerfest

Date: Saturday, Aug. 8, noon to 4 p.m. Rain Date: Sunday, Aug. 9

Location: Donalds Farms, Allen Road Farm Market, 358 Allen Rd.,

Information:The event hosts adoptable animals, vendors, raspberries picking and pony rides.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/610554755717594/