Looking for something to do this weekend? Big Joe's got you covered. Check out our complete list of great events and fun things do right here in the great Garden State!


ATLANTIC COUNTY


Atlantic City Food Truck Festival

The 2nd Annual "Atlantic City Food Truck Festival" & Competition is coming back to the world famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. Join us in scenic Brighton Park, located between the Claridge Hotel and the Boardwalk. Indulge in the area's top food trucks and experience a range of culinary dishes from American comfort to seafood, barbecue, desserts and more. Cast your vote for your favorite food truck and help determine who will be crowned the "Atlantic City Food Truck Festival Champion" and lay claim to the grand prize money. Enjoy all-day live music in the park, kids zone, an outdoor beer and spirits garden and much more.

Date: June 3rd, 2017 - June 4th, 2017
Location: Brighton Park at The Claridge Hotel
Park Place & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

South Jersey Craft Beer, Food & Music Festival

Atlantic Cape Community College will host the South Jersey Craft Beer, Food and Music Festival at its Mays Landing Campus. The event will feature two sessions: Noon - 4 pm & 6 - 10 pm., each session costs $30. Entry fee includes access to the event and a sampling of two beers from each brewery.

Date: June 3rd, 2017
Location: Atlantic Cape Community College
5100 Black Horsek., Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Rockabilly Uprising

Enjoy a day of 50s style entertainment with a modern twist, including live music, a classic pin-up contest with a $100 cash prize, vintage cars and special vendors. Free to attend. Cars require a $10 registration fee to be eligible for trophies. This event is sponsored by Underground – please contact 609-652-5200 for more information. Historic Smithville offers 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, carousel ride, train ride, on site lodging at the Colonial Inn and over 26 free weekend events!

Date: June 3rd, 2017
Location: Historic Smithville Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd., Smithville, NJ 08205


BERGEN COUNTY


Wyckoff Day

A town-wide celebration of community which includes local merchants and food establishments, music, rides and our annual Ducky Derby to benefit the Wyckoff Volunteer Fire Dept.

Date: June 3rd, 2017
Location: Wyckoff Family YMCA
691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Jerseyfest featuring Food Truck Mash-Up & Jersey vs Philly Food Trucks!

Beer Garden, Music, Family Entertainment, Vendors, Prizes, Giveaways, Harness Racing! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE TRUCK! Free parking and shuttle buses and free admission.

Date: June 3rd, 2017
Location: New Meadowlands Racetrack
1 Racetrack Dr., E. Rutherford, NJ 07093

Hasbrouck Heights Street Fair

The street fair is returning to the Boulevard. The event this year will be held from Raymond St. to Kipp Ave. and run from 10 am - 5 pm. More than 150 vendors will be on hand with arts, crafts and specialty vendors in addition to the various Hasbrouck Heights businesses and local clubs and organizations. The street fair runs from 10am-5pm. The Kids Shindig area will have games, kiddie rides, sand art, face painting and more. Many local restaurants and businesses will be participating in this event. So come hungry for everything from sausage and peppers & gyros to Italian Ices and kettle corn. Hosted by the Hasbrouck Heights Chamber of Commerce.

Date: June 4th, 2017
Location: The Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604

The Promise Music Festival (CHOP)

Our 2nd Annual Promise Music Festival will be at the legendary Mexicali Live Nightclub benefiting the wonderful Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). For more information or to sign up for our newsletter visit our website.

Date: June 4th, 2017
Location: Mexicali Live
1409 Queen Anne Rd., Teaneck, NJ 07666


CAMDEN COUNTY


Wine & Music Festival

Our biggest event of the year featuring non-stop live music, local food and craft vendors and of course some of the best wines New Jersey has to offer with over 80 local wines from New Jersey wineries! Tickets available at the gate include souvenir glass and wine tasting. Please note: By law, no outside alcohol is permitted. Only wine purchased at the festival may be consumed on the property. Also, no pop-up tents, shelters or patio umbrellas are permitted. Noon - 5 pm.

Date: June 3rd, 2017 - June 4th, 2017
Location: Sharrott Winery
370 S. Egg Harbor Rd., Winslow Township, NJ 08037


CAPE MAY COUNTY


Cape May Restaurant Week

An eight-day culinary event that takes place every June. Enjoy lunch and dinner menus at a fixed price and discover new favorites.

Date: June 4th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017
Location: Various Restaurants
Cape May, Cape May, NJ 08204


HUDSON COUNTY


Jersey City Brew Fest

Harborside's Waterfront Property will be hosting an eclectic local variety of superbly fermented beer and cider in all styles combining the best elements of a Beer Garden with the staggering array of choices found only at a Craft Beer Festival. Guests will enjoy unlimited craft beer samples for the entire evening paired with live entertainment, food and Interactive games. Session 1: Noon - 4 pm; Session 2: 5:30 - 9:30 pm.

Date: June 3rd, 2017
Location: Harborside Artrium
Christopher Columbus Dr., Hudson River Pkwy., Jersey City, NJ 07302

Secaucus Street Fair

Secaucus' annual three-day street fair will feature games, live music, food, strolling entertainment, vendors, magicians, amusements. Everyone welcome!

Date: June 2nd, 2017 - June 4th, 2017
Location: Town of Secaucus
1291 Paterson Plank Rd., Secaucus, NJ 07094


MIDDLESEX COUNTY


40th Annual Hungarian American Festival

40th Annual Hungarian American Festival features traditional food, song, and dance. The festival area is from the intersection of Bethany & Somerset St. to the intersection of Division & Somerset St.

Date: June 3rd, 2017
Location: Somerset St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Strawberry Festival

The strawberry festival will definitely center around Pick-Your-Own strawberries…but we will also offer strawberry foods, our own VonThun Farms strawberry jams & jellies, vendors, hayrides, and lots of activities for kids & adults alike!  Our greenhouses will still be open with a selection of annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and hanging baskets.  Our Country Farm Market will also be open for the season with fresh produce. We'll offer 3 admission options for the weekend's activities: PICKING PASSES for admission ONLY to the Pick-Your-Own strawberry fields – $5 per person (Each pass includes a $5 credit towards the purchase of your u-pick strawberries.) ACTIVITY AREA ADMISSION for admission ONLY to the Activity Area…which includes unlimited access to the day's activities listed above. STRAWBERRY WEEKEND COMBO for admission to BOTH the pick-your-own strawberry fields AND the Activity Area.

Date: June 3rd, 2017 - June 4th, 2017
Location: VonThun Farms
505 Ridge Rd., Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852


MONMOUTH COUNTY


LGBTI Pride Celebration

NJ's annual gay pride celebration at the jersey shore. The 26th Anniversary. Enjoy the fabulous pride parade, headline performers, great food, arts and crafts, exhibits and community information, activities for the entire family, and the best in entertainment. The festival features 150 artisans, crafters, and organizations, and a diverse Food Court. Fun for all ages in the “Family Zone”.

Date: June 4th, 2017
Location: Festival Grounds
5th & Ocean Aves., Asbury Park, NJ 07712


MORRIS COUNTY


1st Annual Boonton Rock & Brew Craft Beer Fest

An exciting kickoff to summer, this craft beer and music festival will take place at Canalside Park in Boonton at 1 pm and boasts over 30 breweries, with 6 bands! Highlighted by a VIP experience an hour early, Main Street shops and local restaurant discounts and live music for post festival celebration on Main Street. This is a day not to miss!! There are NO refunds on tickets for any reason. All sales are final.

Date: June 3rd, 2017
Location: 620 Main St., Boonton, NJ 07005

19th Annual Spring Chester Craft Show

Enjoy a day in the town of Chester as it hosts over 150 artists for the 19th Annual Spring Chester Craft Show. Consistently ranked one of New Jerseys top craft shows, it attracts many artists from New Jersey as well as quality artists from as far away as Maine, Ohio, Florida and North Carolina. Come experience a wide variety of handmade items including traditional and country craft, fine art, and beautiful handcrafted furnishings for the home. With Father's Day and graduations approaching, you can find a special gift for a Dad, Grad or Teacher." Crafters will be located in the municipal field by the Gazebo. The show is sponsoring a free raffle at the information booth with the winner receiving a $100 town shopping spree. Please note that this is a rain or shine event and dogs are not permitted.

Date: June 3rd, 2017 - June 4th, 2017
Location: Municipal Field, Gazebo Park
134 Main St., corner of Collis Ln. & Main S., Chester, NJ 07930


OCEAN COUNTY


Hop Sauce Festival

Jetty, Spice It Up and Shore Point Distributing Company, Inc are excited to present the 4th Annual Hop Sauce Festival! This growing and thoughtfully curated event will bring together gourmet hot sauces, over on June 3rd to Pour It Forward in the LBI Region!

Date: June 3rd, 2017
Location: Taylor Ave Ball Field
Taylor Ave. & the Waterfront, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

20th Annual Barnegat Bay Festival

The Barnegat Bay Festival is the Barnegat Bay Partnership's (BBP) signature event, held at a beautiful waterfront location on the first Sunday in June. This day of free family fun reaches out to year-round residents and summer visitors to learn more about the Barnegat Bay, celebrate its resources, and to participate in interactive programs which stress the importance of the ecosystem to our Ocean and Monmouth County communities. Environmental groups, as well as state and local agencies, provide excellent exhibits and activities that focus on the environmentally responsible ways we all can enjoy and protect the Barnegat Bay and its watershed. The entire family can participate in a myriad of environmental crafts such as fish printing and paper making. Festival-goers also enjoy decoy carving, interactive touch tanks, wildlife presentations, and other displays exploring life along the Bay, past and present as well as kayaking, paddle boarding and pontoon boat rides.

Date: June 4th, 2017
Location: Wanamaker Complex
East End & Van Sant Ave., Island Heights, NJ 08732


SALEM COUNTY


Appel Farm Music & Wine Festival

This special 2-day XPN Welcomes Event celebrates outstanding musical performances, craft artisans, and Vintage Atlantic Wine Region wineries. Other activities include a South Jersey Cycling Tour sponsored by Subaru of America and a drop-off Kid's Camp. For a fun-filled day, rent a party tent for you and your friends! The Music & Wine Festival is Appel Farm's biggest fundraiser of the year! Join Appel Farm in raising funds to support the mission of providing arts education opportunities for underprivileged and underserved children and families.

Date: June 3rd, 2017 - June 4th, 2017
Location: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
457 Shirley Rd., Elmer, NJ 08318

Day At The Farm

Pennsville Township Historical Society's Annual Day At The Farm. Tour the museum located in the restored 1850 farmhouse along the Delaware River. See historic and collectibles exhibits, artisan demonstrations, Civil War and Indian re-enactments, along with children's games and petting the farm animals.

Date: June 3rd, 2017
Location: Pennsville Township Historical Society
86 Church Landing Rd., Pennsville, NJ 08070


UNION COUNTY


Garwood Rocks!

Garwood is revving up to celebrate spring in style with a car show, an all-day live stage featuring numerous bands, entertainment, vendors, festival food and a KidZone. Strolling entertainment and stilt walkers will entertain festival goers. Many artisans and craftspeople will be displaying paintings, pottery, photography, handmade jewelry, furniture plus many other unique items. The KidZone, with rides and activities along with a petting zoo and pony rides will be operating all day. Enjoy an entire day of family fun including Rock 'n' Roll and a top-class car show featuring over 200 automobiles hosted by Hot Rod Mike Productions. Beginning at South Avenue you'll find live musical entertainment and an adult beverage garden, sponsored by Lee Frankel of Garwood's own The Crossroads. The Benjamins will rock Garwood at 4 pm!

Date: June 4th, 2017
Location: Center St., Garwood, NJ 07027


WARREN COUNTY


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