Happy Labor Day weekend! Are you looking for something to do over the long holiday 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!

Big Joe Jersey Talent Show: THE FINALE!

This is it! The BEST of Jersey Talent competes right here! Join us for the Grand Finale of the Big Joe Jersey Talent Show, on the Beach at Jenkinsons. There can only be ONE winner….join us to see who it’ll be!7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Date: September 4th, 2016
Location: Jenkinson's
300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742 United States


Hay Rides

Join us for hayrides every weekend in September and October. Take a leisurely ride through the pasture alongside all the animals. Fun for the kids and adults. Limited space on the wagon, so reserve a spot. Rides all day 10 am to 4 pm. Cost is $6. After the ride, stop in to pet and feed all the farm animals for $4. And don't forget all your fall decorations like mums and pumpkins, corn stalks and hay bales. We're open seven days a week until the end of October.

Date: Starting September 3rd, 2016 through October 30th, 2016
Location: Popes' Gardens
1146 Old White Horse Pike, Waterford, NJ 08089


Wildwood Block Party & Festival

A family festival including crafts, games, rides, great food and continuous FREE live entertainment. Noon. Fox Park at Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues, Wildwood.

Date: September 4th, 2016
Location: Ocean Ave., between Burke & Montgomery Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260

20th Annual AirFest

Airfest returns to the NASW Aviation for a 20-year celebration. In partnership with the Collings Foundation, AirFest will feature tours of WWII aircraft: B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress, P-51 Mustang. Historic Hangar #1 will also be open to vendors, exhibitors, food, and much more. For those looking for a flight reservations call the Collings Foundation at: 800-568-8924 or visit www.collingsfoundation.org.

Date: September 2nd, 2016 - September 5th, 2016
Location: Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum
500 Forrestal Rd., Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Summer Send-Off Craft Show

Dozens of crafters offer everything from jewelry to leather goods, from fashion and accessories to water colors, so you are sure to find all the perfect gifts you've been searching for-and of course, a little something for yourself.

Date: September 3rd, 2016 - September 4th, 2016
Location: 714 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204



Riverfest is a celebration of the Delaware River which borders Frenchtown. Visitors will enjoy the vendors, music and great food all available at Riverfest. This is an earth friendly event. Follow us on Facebook.

Date: September 4th, 2016
Location: 8 Bridge St., Frenchtown, NJ 08825

Avery's Hope

100 Miles, 100% Volunteer, 100% to Charity. Avery's Hope named for Avery Harris of Hackettstown, NJ, is a 100 mile bicycle ride to benefit Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's GI floor and the families who they serve who find themselves with huge out of pocket expenses. This is a fully supported ride leaving Flemington and riding to Hackettstown and back to Flemington to raise money for families with children with rare gi disorders with little or no insurance.

Date: September 4th, 2016
Location: V5 Cycles
140 Hwy 31, Flemington, NJ 08822


Labor Day Weekend with Craig Allen

Join Craig Allen for one final BIG summer weekend at the Jersey Shore! Close out the Summer of 2016 with us as you enjoy the beach in Asbury, along with Craig’s LIVE broadcast, & prizes courtesy of the Jersey Prize Team. Looking forward to seeing you on the boards! 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Date: September 3rd, 2016
Location: New Jersey Natural Gas Asbury Park Boardwalk Studio
3rd & 4th Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States

Allaire Bacon, Bikes & Brews

Join us for a weekend of good beer, food, and amazing music. Spark Market Solution joins us for a Labor Day Weekend festival you will not want to miss! With a an amazing beer tent, food trucks with bacon-themed items, craft vendors, live bands, children activities, and tours of the historic buildings-there is never a dull moment! Allaire loves to keep their history theme going with displays of historic bikes and motorcycles. The beer tent and garden are new and improved with a larger area and a simplified ticketing system. The event is 11am to 5pm with the ‘last call’ for drinks at 4:45pm September 3rd and 4th. Admission is $8 for adults.

Date: September 3rd, 2016 - September 4th, 2016
Location: Allaire Village
4265 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 07727

BBQ and Craft Beer Fest

Labor Day weekend brings the last great celebration of summer so plan to indulge your foodie passions at the BBQ & Craft Beer Fest. Come early and enjoy a full day of feasting on slow-cooked, smokin' good offering from the area's best BBQ restaurants and competitive teams plus craft beers, crafters, vendors, entertainment and activities for the kids plus thrilling thoroughbred racing.

Date: September 3rd, 2016 - September 5th, 2016
Location: Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Ave., Oceanport, NJ 07757

Wine and Music Experience

Celebrate Labor Day weekend with the Garden State Wine Growers Association's Wine & Music Experience from noon to 5 pm each day. The event features wine sampling from more than 20 of the state's finest wineries and non-stop music on two stages, activities for the kids and a VIP area. Attendees must be 21 and over to sample with proof of age required. Advance tickets are $20 + fee until August 14. From August 15 through 28 tickets are $25 + fee and from August 29 to day of event $30 + fee. and on-site is $30. There is a non-sampling fee of $5.

Date: September 3rd, 2016 - September 4th, 2016
Location: The Horse Park of New Jersey
626 Rt. 524, Allentown, NJ 08501

Doo Wop Extravaganza

Join Big Joe as he hosts the Doo Wop Finale starring The Duprees, Shirley Alston Reeves, The Belmonts and Barbara Harris & The Toys. It's back to the 50s with four classic Doo-Wop groups, who will sing their greatest hits, like "Tonight's The Night," "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow," "You Belong To Me," "My Own True Love," "Have You Heard," "A Lover's Concerto (based on a Bach Cantata) and "I Wonder Why?"

Date: September 3rd, 2016
Location: Great Auditorium
Pilgrim & Ocean Pathways, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756


32nd Annual Scandinavian Fest, "ScanFest '16"

Heritage festival celebrating the cultures of the Scandinavian/Nordic peoples: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden with a full day of foods, entertainment on 5 stages, special kids' activities, handcraft gifts, reenactors, presenters, talks. Vikings (only limited pillaging & ravaging), the 8th all-Jersey wife-carry finals, much more and discounted tickets available on our website.

Date: September 4th, 2016
Location: NJ Vasa Park
1 Wolfe Rd., Budd Lake, NJ 07828

Boardwalk Blast

Please come join us for our second annual Boardwalk Blast from Noon - 4 pm. Fun for the whole family - live music, food, and local artisans. We hope to see you there!

Date: September 4th, 2016
Location: Lakeland Marine Base
37 Nolan's Point Park Rd., Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

Apple Pancake Breakfast

Start with a Scenic Hay Wagon ride to Harvest Hall. Then enjoy a hearty farm All You Can Eat Breakfast which includes Pancakes, our Special Apple Topping and whipped cream and lots more. See our website for more details. You will also gain entrance to our PYO fields to pick your own apples.

Date: September 4th, 2016
Location: Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Ln., Chester, NJ 07930


Boardwalk Blast

Please come join us for our second annual Boardwalk Blast from Noon - 4 pm. Fun for the whole family - live music, food, and local artisans. We hope to see you there!

Date: September 4th, 2016
Location: Lakeland Marine Base
37 Nolan's Point Park Rd., Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

Tour de Farm New Jersey: Sussex County

The Tour de Farm NJ is a cycling and culinary event like no other. The Sussex County event day starts with a beautiful locally-sourced breakfast at the Sussex County Fairgrounds. Then, bicyclists have 4 route options, between 12 - 80 miles, on which they stop at NJ farms along each route for farm tastings and a farm tour. After each ride, there's a locally-sourced Farm to Fork lunch (for an extra cost). The Tour de Farm NJ Sussex County starts and ends at the Sussex County Fairgrounds. Check in and the locally-sourced breakfast start at 7 am. See website for costs, additional details, and registration.

Date: September 4th, 2016
Location: Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Rd., Augusta, NJ 07822

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