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.

Because of weather associated with Hurricane Joaquim events may be cancelled or postponed so please call ahead. 

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There's a lot of great stuff on our calendar, but here's our top picks for this weekend.

North Jersey

On Saturday Oct. 3 from noon to 6 p.m. North Jersey is having Beer FestThe event will have over 40 different beers from all around the country to sample. Festival and beer tasting tickets are $25 including admission and 15 drink vouchers. Tickets for non-drinkers and designated drivers who wish to attend the festival only are $5. Beer fest is located at 94 Championship Place, Augusta

Central Jersey

On Saturday Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (The Rain Date: Sunday, Oct. 4.) Central Jersey will have Community Day and Car Show. It includes games, vendors, tricky tray, 50/50, music, car show for car enthusiasts and a variety of foods and sweet treats. The Location is Farmingdale Public School, 49 Academy Street, Farmingdale

South Jersey

Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. South Jersey is hosting  Stratford Fall Festival The event has 5K run/walk for Autism, food, craft and business fair, live entertainment, face and pumpkin painting, rides and games, car show, and a zoo. Free admission. $10 bracelet for all rides and games. 5K Race starts at 9 a.m. The event will be at Samuel S. Yellin School, 111 Warwick Road, Stratford  Cancelled for 10/3/15 - "We are looking into rescheduling our event for October 24th (this date is tentative and still requires confirmation from the school).  Unfortunately there are no other days available at this venue.  This will be a rain or shine event.  We'll get back to you with date confirmation and other details asap."

And there's lots more going on, too! We have events below listed by county.

 

Bergen County

Dolls, Collectibles and Antiques Show and Sale
Dolls, Collectibles and Antiques Show and Free admission.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:
Calvary United Methodist Church, 185 West Madison Avenue, Dumont

 

Diwali Mela

Event will have cuisine, and shops
Date: Sunday, Oct. 4, Noon to 5 p.m.
Location:
The Duck Pond Park, 38 Park Street, Demarest

 

Street Fair and Craft Show

Event will have crafter and vendors.
Date:
Sunday, Oct. 4,
Location:
Streets of Downtown, Somerville

 

Burlington County

Tabernacle Day

There will be a 50/50, bounce house, dunk tank, and games. 5k Charity Race at 9 a.m. Craft vendors 10 a.m. To 5 p.m, Car show 10 a.m.to 3 p.m.
Date:
Sunday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
Seneca High School, 110 Carranza Road,Tabernacle

 

Camden County

Free Fall Festival

Event will have roller skating, carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, food and desserts.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, Noon to 4 p.m.
Location:
ISC Cherry Hill, 650 Kresson Road, Cherry Hill

 

Book Festival

Event will have authors and speakers for everyone. It will also have booksellers, storytellers, poetry readings, workshops, kid-friendly activities, and entertainment.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:
Haddon Avenue, Collingswood

Due to the weather, the Collingswood Book Festival will be held inside Collingswood High School / Middle School, 424 Collings Ave, Collingswood

 

Pumpkin Palooza

The event will have pony rides, a moon bounce, and crafts.
Date:
Saturday Oct. 3 and Sunday, October 4, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
Garden State Discovery Museum, 2040 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill

 

Gloucester City Day
Event will have food, and activities.
Date:
Saturday, Oct., 3, Noon to 6 p.m.
Location:
Martins Lake, Baynes Avenue & Highland Bouelvard, Gloucester City

 

Italian Heritage Festival
Event will have Italian cuisine, crafts, vendors and artisans.
Date:
Sunday, Oct. 4, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
RiverWinds Community Center, 1000 RiverWinds Drive, West Deptford

 

Fall Festival
Event will have food, kids zone, live entertainment.
Date:
Saturday, October 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Rain Date: Sunday, Oct. 4,
Location:
500-600-700 blocks of Station Avenue, Haddon Heights

 

Woofstock Festival

Woofstock Festival will have vendors, live music, food court, basket raffle, face painting and pumpkin painting for kids.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:
John Connolly Memorial Park, Centennial Boulevard, Voorhees

Our new date is Saturday, November 7.

 

Cape May County

Harvest Festival Crafts and Antiques Show
Event will have crafters and antiques
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue, Cape May

 

Cumberland County

Wheaton Art Festival of Fine Craft
Event will have artists plus a Beer and Wine Garden!
Date:
Saturday Oct. 3 and Sunday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – rain or shine.
Location:
1501 Glasstown Road, Millville

 

Essex County

RAC Community Block Party
Event will have music, food, vendors,and raffles
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
The Refuge Apostolic Church, 272 Roseville Avenue, Newark

 

Wellness in the Park

Event will have Music, activities for the kids, lectures, free fitness classe
Date:
Sunday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:
Brookdale Park, 473 Watchung Avenue Entrance, Bloomfield

 

Gloucester County

Elk Township Fall Festival

Event will have craft vendors, local farmers, pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, hayrides, and face painting.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
Elk Township Recreation Park, 680 Whig Lane, Monroeville

 

County Autism Walk

This event will benefit children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. The walk route is 3 miles with turn around points along the way.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location:
RiverWinds Community Center, 1000 Rierwinds Drive, West Deptford

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015  **NEW DATE**

 

Harvest Fest

There will be vendors, games, activities and music.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:
Woodbury Community Garden, East Red Bank Avenue, Woodbury

 

Hunterdon County

Family Fun Day

Event will have games, bake sale, refreshments, crafts to buy, crafts to make, vendors, and a silent auction
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:
Whitehouse United Methodist Church, 73 Old Highway 28, Whitehouse

 

Street Fair

Event will have vendors food, and entertainment
Date:
 Sunday, Oct. 4, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
Main Street, Califon

Middlesex County

Dog Walk-a-Thon and Adoption Day
Event will have dog walk, costume contest, games, entertainment, and food/ beverages.
Date:
Sunday, Oct. 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location:
North Brunswick Community Park, 2053 Route 130 South, North Brunswick

Due to severe weather in the forecast we have rescheduled our Dog Walk for:

Sunday October 11, 2015

 

Monmouth County

Arts and Crafts Stroll
Event will have artists, and crafters exhibiting their work.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3,
Location:
Shoppes at the Arcade, 658 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park

PMFA Classic Car Show

Event will have trophies, tricky tray and games. Pre-registration $12. Registration day of show $15. Free admission to the general public.
Date:
Sunday, Oct. 4, Noon to 4 p.m. Rain Date: Sunday, Oct. 11,
Location:
Port Monmouth First Aid, 194 Wilson Avenue, Port Monmouth

 

The Latino Festival
Event will have entertainment, contests, live music, food, drinks, and kid’s rides.
Date:
Saturday Oct. 3, Noon to 7 p.m. Rain date: Sunday Oct. 4, Noon to 7 p.m.
Location:
Hall of Records Parking Lot, 1 East Main Street, Freehold

Lake Como Day

Event will have games and crafts for the kids, a beer and wine garden for the adults, live music, craft, informational and food vendors and fireworks end the night.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Rain date: Sunday, Oct. 4
Location:
Lake Como – lakefront North Boulvard & Main Street, Lake Como

 

Matawan Day and Food Festival

This festival offers food, fun family activities, games, music, and entertainment
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, Noon to 5 p.m. Rain date: Sunday, Oct. 4,
Location:
Main Street, Matawan

Due to bad weather Matawan Day will be held on a new date: Oct 17, 2015. Raindate: Oct 18, 2015

Harvest Festival

There will be crafters, food vendors, beer/wine tent, entertainment, pony rides, petting zoo, wagon rides and more! Parking $10/car.
Date:
Saturday Oct. 3 and Sunday, Oct. 4, Saturday, Noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location:
Bayonet Farm, 41 Middletown Road, Holmdel

 

Morris County

Towaco Music and Arts Festival
Event will have live music, food, arts and crafts with handmade items, honey, candles and other vendors.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rain Date: Sunday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Towaco Train Station, 632 Route 202, Towaco

Towacofest will be postponed until Saturday October 24 due to the rainy, windy weather expected this weekend.

 

Ukrainian American Festival

Ukrainian American Festival.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location:
Ukrainian American Cultural Center, 60 North Jefferson Avenue, Whippany

Ocean County FISH (Fishin’ In Seaside Heights)
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Salem County

Harvest Day Festival
Event registration at 9 a.m. Event will have arts and crafts, music, food, a car show
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3
Location:
Historic Downtown Elmer

 

Sussex County

Christian School’s Fall Festival

Event will have: Craft & Antique Show 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chicken BBQ, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Children’s Games 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location:
Sussex County Fairgrounds

 

Great Pumpkin Festival at Heaven Hill Farm

Event will have corn maze, rides, farm animals, snacks and wine.
Date:
  Saturday, Oct 3 2015, 10 a.m. To 6 p.m.
Location:
451 Route 94, Vernon

Check their Facebook page to see weather updates.

Mechanical Bull Ride

Event will have, Children’s Pedal Tractor Pull, New Jersey Blood Mobile, and Blue Grass Band.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Plains Road, Augusta

 

Vintage Costume Jewelry Shows

Event will have DVintage Costume Jewelry from 1880 to 1980 in various materials. Free admission.
Date:
Saturday, Oct. 3,
Location:
Sparta Avenue Stage, 10 Sparta Avenue, Sparta

 

Union County

Foodstock

The price of admission is a donation of a minimum of 5 pounds of non-perishable food or a $15 entrance fee. There will be outdoor performances.
Date:
Saturday, October 3, Noon to 6 p.m.
Location: Rahway Recreation Center, 3 City Hall Plaza, Rahway

 

Culture Crawl

Event will have video, sound, and other live, interactive art forms link downtown venues.
Date:
Friday, Oct. 3, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location:
Rahway Arts District, 1544 Irving Street, Suite 204, Rahway

 

Car Show and Jazz Festival

Event will have pony rides, a petting zoo and inflatables. Local food vendors will be joined by festival food vendors offering a wide variety of food and treats.
Date:
Sunday, Oct. 4, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain date: Sunday, Oct. 18
Location:
Springfield Township Building, 100 Mountain Avenue, Springfield

 

Warren County

Chocolate Fondue Party

Event will have dark and milk chocolate, wine and a live band. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased on www.brookhollowwinery.com.
Date:
 Sunday, Oct 4, 1p.m. To 4 p.m.
Location:
594 Highway 94, Columbia, NJ 07832