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

Summer at the shore with Big Joe Henry

Join New Jersey 101.5 and Big Joe Henry as he will be broadcasting live from a staple of the Jersey Shore, the Asbury Park boardwalk! It will be a great time..Looking forward to seeing you there!

Date: June 18th, 2016
Location: New Jersey Natural Gas Asbury Park Boardwalk Studio
3rd & 4th Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Father’s Day @ the Somerset Patriots with Big Joe Henry

Join Big Joe Henry for a special Fathers Day broadcast from TD Bank Ballpark, home of the Somerset Patriots! It’ll be a great day full of Fathers Day activities as the Somerset Patriots take on the  Southern Maryland Blue Crabs! Early 10:30 a.m. opening of the ballpark. Koozies to the first 1,000 Dads. Pregame Father-Child catch on the field. All-you-can-eat Father’s Day Ballpark BBQ buffet with unlimited soft drinks and private cash bar from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Kids Get To Run The Bases after the game in the Beez Foundation Diamond Derby.

Date: June 19th, 2016
Location: TD Bank Ball Park
1 Patriots Park, Bridgewater, NJ 08807


Atlantic City Food Truck Festival

The inaugural "Atlantic City Food Truck Festival" & Competition is coming to the world famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. Join us Saturday June 18th & Sunday June 19th, 2016 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, barbeque, desserts and more. Cast your vote for your favorite food truck and help determine who will be crowned the first-ever "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 18th, 2016 - June 19th, 2016
Location: Brighton Park at The Claridge Hotel
Park Place & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Father's Day Barbeque

Let's be honest, Dad doesn't need another tie. Try something new and join us on June 19th for a good old fashion BBQ! Let Dad sit back and relax with a nice glass of wine. Tastings are optional and only $5 a person for up to 8 tastes. What better way to spend the day than outdoors with those you love, eating good food, soaking up the sun and trying some great wines. The day starts at noon and goes until 5 pm. Parking is free and outside food is welcome but we don't have any grills for public use. Thank your old man for everything he does in your life by making his day full of laughs and love…and wine!

Date: June 19th, 2016
Location: Bellview Winery
150 Atlantic St., Landisville, NJ 08326

Father's Day Brunch

Join us on Father's Day for a wonderful family celebration. Our culinary team will create an exquisite menu featuring fresh seafood, hand trimmed steaks, veal, lamb and Italian Pasta!
A full selection of wines, beers and spirits will complement your dinner.

Date: June 19th, 2016
Location: Renault Winery
72 N. Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215


SwimJitsu & Health Fair

SwimJitsu is USA Swimming's new event using fun and challenging ninja-themed inflatables (in the spirit of Wipeout or American Ninja Warrior). Each competitor will race against the clock to complete the ultimate aquatic obstacle course using all their speed, endurance, and swimming skills to complete the course and become a Swimja! But this event isn't just swimming! Our SwimJitsu Health Fair includes additional challenges and activities hosted by our partners: the Philadelphia Soul, NL Basketball and Performance Training, and Global Proving Grounds MMA & Boxing. PLUS special promos and activities from local business and community organizations!!! Don't forget your appetite because lunch and snacks are available all day through Coliseum Catering! SwimJitsu is open to Swimja's of all ages! Swimja's must be able to swim competently on their own. Other activities throughout teh day are open to adults and children of all ages.

Date: June 18th, 2016
Location: NL Aquatic Center
333 Preston Ave., Voorhees, NJ 08043


Jeep Beach Invasion

Over 700 Jeeps of all makes and models will invade the Wildwoods Beach between Lincoln and Spencer Avenues. The event kicks off Friday night at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue across from the Wildwoods Convention Center starting at 5 pm with Jeeps on display, live music, a beer garden, food trucks and lots of vendors. Saturday is a 'Show & Shine' on the beach at Schellenger Ave. from 9 am - 1 pm, which will feature the latest and greatest Jeeps, followed by obstacle course races at 1 pm and an awards ceremony at 4:30 pm. The obstacle course re-opens on Sunday from 9 am - noon followed by a '50s & '60s themed beach parade from 1-3 pm, where participants are encouraged to decorate their Jeeps Doo-Wop style. The event is FREE for the public to attend. So bring your family and friends if you're up for the ride!

Date: June 17th, 2016 - June 19th, 2016
Location: Fox Park
Ocean Ave., Wildwoods, NJ 08260

Skimmer Festival

On Saturday craft and food vendors, live music, children activities and amusement rides. There will also be a Saturday evening dance party at Excursion Park with amusement rides from 6 - 9 pm. On Sunday History-buffs and auto enthusiasts will flock to display and admire scores of vintage vehicles while enjoying live music at the Auto Antique Car show on the promenade. Also on Sunday, Historical Trolley Tours will be led by members of the Sea Isle City Historical Society, who will point-out notable landmarks and explain how Sea Isle has grown over the years. Tours depart from Excursion Park every half-hour from 10 am - 12:30 pm.

Date: June 18th, 2016 - June 19th, 2016
Location: Along the Promenade
JFK Blvd. & the Promenade, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243

Maritime Festival at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

Weekend event will feature historical displays from assorted maritime/lighthouse museums from around the country, over 100 crafters and vendors selling nautical themed merchandise, historic exhibits and lectures and  activities for children, Lighthouse and Garden tours, food vendors and musical guests. Sat: 10 am -  5 pm; Sun: 10 am - 4 pm.

Date: June 18th, 2016 - June 19th, 2016
Location: Hereford Inlet Lighthouse
111 N. Central Ave., North Wildwood, NJ 08260


The Fine Wine Showcase

Join The Winemakers Co-Op for a tasting of fine wines on the gorgeous grounds of Unionville Vineyards. The four wineries of the Co-Op have selected 8 wines each to showcase and sample with you in an intimate, personal wine tasting. Meet the winemakers and owners of these NJ estate wineries, hear the thought process and decisions that went into their production, and learn how the soils and local microclimates impact New Jersey winemaking. The wines featured at this event have received national and international awards for exceptional quality; visit and enjoy some of the best bottles of East Coast wine production. During the tasting, groove to blues & jazz from Cheek2Cheek, a quartet led by regional blues hero Mike Dugan. Enjoy gourmet sandwiches available for purchase from Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. Admission includes wine tasting, glass to keep, entertainment, and bottled water. Event is indoor and outdoor, rain or shine.

Date: June 18th, 2016
Location: Unionville Vineyards
9 Rocktown Rd., Ringoes, NJ 08551

Father's Day Celebration

Celebrate Father's Day at New Jersey's largest estate vineyard overlooking the scenic Musconetcong Valley. Enjoy an afternoon with family and friends treating dad to a special event.  Fun activities for the entire family including; wine tastings, cellar tours, great food for purchase, local vendors and crafters, and children's activities.  Live musical entertainment. Admission is $10 for adults 21 and over, $5 for ages 13 to 20, and children under 12 are free. Parking is complimentary. Reservations are not required. Wine tastings are $10 per person, which includes samples of our award-winning wines and an etched Alba Vineyard wine glass.

Date: June 19th, 2016
Location: Alba Vineyard
269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Rd., Milford - Village of Finesville, NJ 08848


Art All Night - Trenton

Now moving into it's tenth year, Art All Night-Trenton is a 24-hour (literally) art and entertainment event in Trenton, NJ! An opportunity for four-year-old refrigerator artists, spirited novices and seasoned professionals to display one piece of art in a gallery like setting and for the public to enjoy that art in a dramatic renovated urban space. FREE to submit! FREE to attend!

Date: June 18th, 2016 - June 19th, 2016
Location: Historic Roebling Wire Works
675 South Clinton Ave., Trenton, NJ 08611

Mercer County's 6th Annual Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally

Join us for Mercer County's 6th Annual Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Mercer County Park, West Windsor. The festival is FREE to attend and to park. There will be traditional dance and musical performances, heritage artisans, art demonstrations, international food trucks, a biergarten, children's activities and more!!!!
For more information contact Mercer County Division of Culture & Heritage 609-278-2712 or culturalfestival@mercercounty.org.

Date: June 18th, 2016
Location: Mercer County Park Festival Grounds
1638 Old Trenton Rd., West Windsor, NJ 08550


Raritan Native American Heritage Celebration & Pow Wow

A family friendly festival with more than 500 First Nations artists, performers and educators from across the Americas. They come to demonstrate the finest in Native American song, dance, drumming, food, art and crafts. The mission of the event is to educate the general public about Native American traditions and cultures, and to help brake stereotypes about Native American culture and its people today. One of the highlights of the celebration are the Native American dancers who showcase their different styles such as; Men's Fancy War: With a circle of eagle feathers on their backs, they spin furiously; Woman's Fancy Shawl: With shawls draped across their shoulders, they appear to float; Men's Northern Traditional: The dancers tell stories of past hunts and battles; Women's Jingle Dress: They make the sound of a gentle rain falling to the earth; Hoop Dance where a dancer creates different animal shapes with small hoops.

Date: June 18th, 2016 - June 19th, 2016
Location: Middlesex County Fair Gounds
655 Cranbury Rd., East Brunswick, NJ 08816


Ocean Grove Giant Craft Show 2016

"One of the best quality Craft Shows on the Jersey Shore." Over 250 crafters and artists located steps from the beach! All items are handmade by local crafters. High quality and unique items of all kinds!

Date: June 18th, 2016
Location: Ocean Pathway, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756


Tri-County Fair

The excitement of carnival attractions, rides, games, music and more is coming back to the Morris County area. Come out and enjoy spectacular rides such as Delusion or the Zipper, classics rides like the Ferris Wheel, kiddie rides, games of chance, gourmet food trucks, handmade zeppoles, fried Oreo's, delicious homemade lemonade and much more. The Tri-County Fair will also feature free family entertainment such as; family friendly music, a spectacular fireworks show, a complimentary musical showcase where local bands will display their talents and entertain fair-goers an old time car show complete with 50's music and all new for 2016 a BMX Super Stunt Show and much more! Save BIG when you purchase advance sale ride vouchers online at a 33% off discount!

Date: June 16th, 2016 - June 19th, 2016
Location: Christ Church
140 Green Pond Rd., Rockaway, NJ 07866

Father's Day Breakfast

We're celebrating Dad this Father's Day with a delicious farm breakfast! It starts with a Hay Wagon Ride around our beautiful Farm and ends at Harvest Hall with a gastronomic feast! Stay after breakfast and they'll be plenty of farm fun activities for the whole family! Also - stop by the farm store - dad's get a free ice cream cone on Father's Day!

Date: June 19th, 2016
Location: Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Ln., Chester, NJ 07930

Pedal for Preservation

New Jersey's premier organized Rail-Trail event is the Annual Pedal for Preservation. Families, recreational riders, and avid cyclists will enjoy this acclaimed flat off-road trail traversing forest, farms, and parklands alongside the South Branch of the Raritan River. Route options of 7, 20, and 30 miles are available. A hike/walk option will be offered for non-cyclists. The ride begins and ends at West Morris Central High School. The Columbia Trail extends through picturesque small towns in Morris and Hunterdon counties.  After the ride join the Finish Festival for fabulous food and live entertainment.

Date: June 18th, 2016
Location: Columbia Trail Rail Trail Ride
259 Bartley Rd., Chester, NJ 07930


3rd Annual Hot Rods & Food Trucks

Admission: Free Join the Borough of Seaside Heights and iRun New Jersey for the 3rd Annual Hot Rods & Food Trucks. Last year's event brought over 10,000 people!  Classic Cars and Hot Rods join the Best Gourmet Food Trucks as they take over Bay Blvd. in Seaside Heights. Bring your cameras, your sunscreen and your comfy shoes because you'll want to stay all day to capture the colors and excitement of these extraordinary vehicles that feature 1930's Fords to Camaro Clubs and everything in between. The Best Gourmet Food Trucks line Bay Boulevard with cuisine to suit everyone's taste buds. Plus, an amazing assortment of vendors and exhibitors will be on hand to show their wares and demonstrate new products and services. Trophies and prizes will be awarded for the Best in Class. Dash Plaques to the first 125 cars.

Date: June 18th, 2016
Location: Bay Blvd. & Grant Ave., Seaside Heights, NJ 08571

Point Pleasant Boro Jazz & Blues Festival

Featuring all-day music on the main stage: Seven great bands, concluding with Headliners! Vendors, Crafters, Art, and above all, free live Music! Featuring music onstage, river views, & a Beer and Wine Garden! Noon - 8 pm. Rain or Shine! Lawn chairs encouraged, coolers prohibited, dog friendly, sunscreen a must!

Date: June 18th, 2016
Location: Riverfront Park
Maxson Ave. & River Rd., Point Pleasant Borough, NJ 08724


St. Ann 111th Annual Italian Festa

This year will be our 111th annual Italian Festa. We have great homemade Italian food, games, rides, 50/50s, beer/wine, music, and much more! The Italian Food is made fresh daily on premise. The proceeds go to support our school. Wednesday & Thursday 6 - 10 pm.  Friday 6 - 10:30 pm, and Saturday 5 - 11 pm.

Date: June 15th, 2016 - June 18th, 2016
Location: 45 Anderson St., Raritan, NJ 08869

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