Looking for something to do this Memorial Day 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!

Join Big Joe Henry from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Day weekend as he broadcasts his show LIVE from Jenkinson's Boardwalk. Big Joe will be playing Jersey's Favorite Summer Hits to help kick off the long holiday weekend. Can't wait to see you there and kick off another great summer at Point Pleasant Beach!

Date: May 27th, 2017
Location: Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Join Big Joe Henry from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Day weekend for a LIVE broadcast from TD Bank Ballpark, home of the Somerset Patriots! It’ll be a great day as the Somerset Patriots take on the Bridgeport Bluefish. Also: Jimmy Buffett Tribute Day / Adult Softball Day / Autographs / Run the Bases / AARP Sunday / Live Music from Davey and the Waverunners.

Date: May 28th, 2017
Location: TD Bank Ballpark
860 E Main St, Bridgewater, NJ 08807


ATLANTIC COUNTY


Stop by The Village Greene at Historic Smithville from 5 - 8 pm to see some spectacular vehicles on display, or show off one of your own! The Car Cruises is a perfect hang-out for all car enthusiasts to see, show, and talk cars. Historic Smithville also offers 60 Shoppes, 7 eateries, carousel ride, train ride, paddleboats, on site lodging at the Colonial Inn and over 26 free weekend events!

Date: May 26th, 2017
Location: Historic Smithville
615 E. Moss Mill Rd., Smithville, NJ 08205

All events start and finish at Hammonton Lake Park. Proceeds from this event benefit the Hammonton Youth Theater. 6:15 - 7:15 am check-in, packet pickup and race day registration, 7:30 am pre-race briefing, 7:45 am races start. Triathlon Distance 1/4 mile swim, bike 12 miles and 3 mile run; duathlon distance 2 mile run, bike 12 miles and 3 mile run; aquabike distance 1/4 mile swim, bike 12 miles.

Date: May 27th, 2017
Location: Hammonton Lake Park
Park Ave., Hammonton, NJ 08034


BURLINGTON COUNTY


The New Jersey Renaissance Faire, now in it's 8th season, is the largest gathering of performers, artists, artisan merchants, and eccentric patrons in 16th century garb in the Shire of New Jersey! On the beautiful 60 acres of Liberty Lake, you can enjoy 8 hours of entertainment on 7 stages, including sword fighting, music, circus performers, comedy, fire eating and jousting between actual knights! Merchants sell beautiful, hand crafted items and clothing, including a blacksmith and world class glassblower! With delicious food, like giant pickles and turkey legs, patrons will have a day they will never forget at the NJ Ren Faire!

Date: May 27th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017
Location: Liberty Lake Day Camp
1195 Florence Columbus Rd., Bordentown, NJ 08505

Join us for our Strawberry Season 2017 here at Johnson's Locust Hall Farm. These select weekends we will be hosting Strawberry Picking Festivals. Featuring Live Music, Food Tent and Strawberry Picking Hayrides! When your finished picking you can take your berries and have a picnic out behind our Farm Market. Bring the Family!!!
Hayrides 10-4, Live Music 11-3, Grill 11-3, Farm Market & Animal Farm 9-5.

Date: May 27th, 2017 – May 28th, 2017
Location: Johnson's Locust Hall Farm
2691 Monmouth Rd, Jobstown, New Jersey 08041


CAPE MAY COUNTY


The City of Cape May will conduct a Memorial Day Ceremony beginning at 11 am in Cape May Convention Hall. The ceremony at Convention Hall will be preceded by wreath laying observances county-wide including those in Cape May at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center and the All Wars Monument on Columbia Avenue. Immediately following the ceremony at approximately 11:45 am the United States Coast Guard Training Center Cape May detachments will participate with Flotilla 8-2 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary in presenting the Rifle Salute and launching of the flower boat from Gurney Street Beach. The public is encouraged to attend these ceremonies to honor our Military Veterans. Memorial at All Wars Monument at 9 am.

Date: May 29th, 2017
Location: All Wars Monument
Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204

The largest kite festival in North America featuring kite makers from around the world flying their most incredible colorful creations. Event begins on Friday at noon with the 'Unlocking of the Ocean' media event on the beach behind the center. Festivities continue with the opening of the Festival Field Tent and the 9 pm illuminated kite fly at Rio Grande Ave. and the beach. Sat. & Sun. include the East Coast Stunt Kite Championships on the beach starting at 9 am daily, as well as kite exhibits and workshops. A Kite Festival Auction will be held in the center at 7 pm on Sat. night and is open to the public - many unique kites and collectibles will be auctioned off. Monday will feature the World Indoor Kite Competition from 11 am - 12:30 pm inside the center where kite fliers will showcase their impressive ability to fly a kite without wind. Free to spectators.

Date: May 26th, 2017 - May 29th, 2017
Location: Wildwoods Beach
Rio Grande to Burke Aves., Wildwood, NJ 08260

Enjoy world-class orchestral and chamber, jazz, Celtic and brass band music and Bach's Lunches at the 28th annual Cape May Music Festival. Presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). Dates: May 28, May 30, May 31, June 1, June 4, June 6, June 7, June 8, June 11, June 13, June 14 and June 15.

Date: May 28th, 2017
Location: Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St., Cape May, NJ 08204


CUMBERLAND COUNTY


Be part of the excitement! The prestigious United States Navy Blue Angels Jet Demonstration Team in their powerful F-18 Hornets will highlight the 2017 Millville Wheels & Wings Airshow on Memorial Day Weekend! Feel the thunder of powerful jets, military aircraft and warbirds, see exciting aerobatics and formation flying, and enjoy hundreds of beautifully restored classic cars. Lots of food and great family fun! 9 am - 5 pm. Advance tickets: $15 for adults, $5 for children through May 20; at the Gate $20/adults, $10/children.

Date: May 27th, 2017 - May 28th, 2017
Location: Millville Airport
1 Leddon St., Millville, NJ 08332


HUNTERDON COUNTY


Situated on the banks of the scenic Delaware River in Warren County, NJ just 11 miles from the beautiful Delaware Water Gap. Rain or shine we will enjoy our annual covered dish picnic. This year we are pleased to announce a special talk by historian Dennis Bertland. At 2:00 Mr. Bertland to speak on trade history of the Delaware River. "Trade Along the Delaware" featuring the settlers of the 1700s through the 1900s. An American Legion flag ceremony is planned in tribute to Memorial Day. In addition....the river awaits! Take leisurely walks near the scenic Delaware River. The Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead has an on-site river launch for your canoe or kayak. Grills and cutlery will be provided, bring your own picnic blanket and a covered dish to share. Pets welcome with a leash. The event is FREE and open to the public with free on-site parking available. Organized by the Knowlton Township Historic Commission - celebrating 20 years! 1997 - 2017

Date: May 29th, 2017
Location: Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead
140 Rt. 46, Delaware, NJ 07833

Flemington Fine Artisans Show is in its 5th year, bringing to Flemington exceptional handmade art and crafts by outstanding area artists. It will feature a curated selection of finest local artists. Shoppers will find a variety of outstanding handcrafted work – ranging from fine art, photography, to one-of-a-kind jewelry, pottery, woodwork, accessories, glass, fiber, metalwork and more. We are very pleased to announce our sponsors, Grateful Bites Cafe and FCP. Attendees will be offered great lunch choices or can take their pick of amazing gourmet food and treat options by Grateful Bites. Flemington Fine Artisans Show is dedicated to growing the local arts and crafts scene by featuring high quality and distinctive value. The show is free and open to the public. Free parking.

Date: May 28th, 2017 - May 29th, 2017
Location: Stangl Factory
50 Mine St., Flemington, NJ 08822

Join The Winemakers Co-Op for a tasting of fine wines on the gorgeous grounds of Hunterdon County's Beneduce 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. Enjoy live music, gourmet foods, and an optional VIP experience including a winemakers' roundtable panel discussion. Admission includes wine tasting, glass to keep, entertainment, and bottled water. Event is indoor and outdoor, rain or shine.

Date: May 28th, 2017
Location: Beneduce Vineyards
1 Jeremiah Ln., Pittstown, NJ 08867


MERCER COUNTY


Celebrate New Jersey's iconic meat delicacy at the Trenton Pork Roll Festival, Saturday, May 27th. Trenton Social is again hosting the world's best pork roll party in the capital city, birth place of NJ's favorite tubular meat! Enjoy unique, specially created pork roll dishes from a great selection of food trucks and guest chefs. Hear live bands all day on our outdoor stage. Trenton Social is a safe, enclosed indoor/outdoor venue, so you can walk around the entire Trenton Pork Roll Festival with your favorite adult beverage from our full bar and outdoor beer garden. You can even purchase a VIP ticket for a really special experience. Parking in lot at the corner of Hamilton Ave. & Rt 129. Gates open at 10 am (9 am for VIP ticket holders) $5 General Admission ($10 at the gate after 6 pm) FREE for children 12 and under FREE for uniformed first responders and military.

Date: May 27th, 2017
Location: Trenton Social
449 S. Broad St., Trenton, NJ 08611

Enjoy an afternoon on the vineyard learning about and making sangria. Participants get to take home a jar of the final product. $26.95/person includes all materials, excludes tax.
Must be 21 or older to participate. Sign-up by Friday 5/26. 12 PM - 2 PM.

Date: Sunday, May 28th, 2017
Location: Hopewell Valley Vineyards
46 Yard Rd, Pennington, New Jersey 08534


MONMOUTH COUNTY


The Jersey Shore's Food Truck Wars is pitting over 30 regional trucks head to head in this competition of the tri state area's best mobile-made eats! Come out for a day of delicious food, entertainment and the Family Fun Day. Admission is only $3 to the park.

Date: May 27th, 2017 - May 29th, 2017
Location: Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Ave., Oceanport, NJ 07757

Saturday, Parade 10 am, then 11:00 am - 8 pm, Sunday 11:00 am - 8 pm, Monday 11:00 am - 6 pm. One mile of food vendors. Beer & Wine Tent, Crafters, Kids jumping house and activities. Sorry no pets allowed at this event. Rain or shine. This is a fundraiser for the Bradley Beach First Aid Squad and other town organizations.

Date: May 27th, 2017 – May 29th, 2017
Location: Bradley Beach Boardwalk
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720

The Highlands Business Partnership will host the 17th Annual Seaport Craft Show, rain or shine from 10 am - 4 pm. Admission is free. Come experience a delightful collection of various handmade crafts from more than 60 crafters and artisans. Shop till you drop for unique gifts, art, jewelry and personal items at this Juried Show.

Date: May 28th, 2017
Location: Huddy Park
Bay & Waterwitch Aves., Highlands, NJ 07732


OCEAN COUNTY


At 1 p.m. on the front lawn of the Borough Hall in Ship Bottom. Please join us in honoring our Veterans.

Date: May 29th, 2017
Location: Borough Hall
1621 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

Come out and see all over 85 local artists and craftsmen. Fine Arts, Photography, Ceramics, Wood Crafts, Clothing, Handmade Jewelry and Accessories. Gourmet coffee bar and seafood lunch available for more! 10 am - 4:30 pm. Admission is FREE. And there is plenty of Parking. We'll be here Rain or Shine!

Date: May 28th, 2017
Location: Viking Village
19th & Bayview Ave., Barnegat Light, NJ 08006


PASSAIC COUNTY


Following the parade there will Non-stop music and entertainment along with family fun attractions. Over 100 exhibitors, kiddie rides & climbing wall, kids games, face painters, amusements, temp tattoos, & more. Fabulous festival foods, everything from shishkabobs, kettle corn, pulled pork, sausage sandwiches to ice cream, zeppoles, funnel cakes, and Italian ices. Come eat, shop & play! 10 am - 5 pm. Rain or Shine.

Date: May 29th, 2017
Location: 1150 McBride Ave., Woodland Park, NJ 07424


SOMERSET COUNTY


This is an exciting three-day event of competitive cycling for professionals and amateurs. The event culminates on Monday with the 50-mile Kugler-Anderson Memorial Tour of Somerville, known as the "Kentucky Derby of Cycling." The Tour is the oldest major bicycle race in the United States and a legend in the lore of bicycle racing.

Date: May 27th, 2017 - May 29th, 2017
Location: Raritan, Bound Brook, Somerville
Various Locations, Somerville, NJ 08807