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!

Big Joe Henry will be broadcasting live from the Jersey Shore Boat Expo on September 24th from 10 till 3 at First Energy Park in Lakewood. Featuring new and pre-owned boats, a boaters market place, boating activities and more, this is guaranteed to be fun for the whole family. Click here for more information or to get your tickets in advance! 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: Blueclaws Stadium
2 Stadium Way, Lakewood, NJ 08701 United States


Come on out to the beautiful Lake Lenape Park East and enjoy wine tasting of wines from South Jersey, California, Chile, Argentina and beyond. Live entertainment ... soothing sounds of steel drums and the award winning Beth Tinnon trio. Upscale crafters & gourmet food vendors including the famousThe Palm Restaurant, Phillips Seafood & FIN. If you are an amatuer wine make - enter your wine in our competition. White wines on Saturday - Red wines,  on Sunday. Take part in one of our seminars and/or culinary demonstrations. Purchase your favorite wine to enjoy in the wine garden. Special case rates available, great for holiday gift giving and entertaining. Tickets $20 per person day of event.

Date: September 24th, 2016 - September 25th, 2016
Location: Lake Lenape Park East
753 Park Rd., Mays Landing, NJ 08330

The City of Margate welcomes the fall with six blocks of fabulous family fun at the new and improved Fall Funfest By the Bay. Funfest celebrates its 15th year with an "I can't wait to see what's next." Fine food, juried arts and crafts show, a children's stage with shows, music, and games, a live band stage, children's activities, beer gardens, Margate retailers and much more. Admission to this family event is free and open to the public. Free shuttle buses will pick up and drop off passengers on Ventnor Ave. between Essex and Coolidge Aves. and on Amherst Ave. between Essex and Benson Aves.

Date: September 24th, 2016 - September 25th, 2016
Location: Amherst Ave. Between Decatur & Coolidge Aves., Margate, NJ 08402


The Friends of the Hermitage, Inc. will host a GermanFest Vintage Auto Show on the grounds of The Hermitage Museum, on Sunday, September 25 from 10 am to 4 pm. The rain date is Sunday, October 2nd. Area automobile enthusiasts can view a variety of vintage German-engineered automobiles including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Porsche and Volkswagen. German beer, food and refreshments will be available for sale. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children 6-12 years of age. Children 5 and under are free. Come join us for great food and drink, live German music and a spectacular day at The Hermitage. Bring a blanket or a chair and picnic the day away on our beautiful property. This celebration of German automotive engineering supports The Hermitage Museum.

Date: September 25th, 2016
Location: The Hermitage
335 N. Franklin Tpk., Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423

Saint Nicholas Church invites all to come have fun at our three day festival! Come enjoy our Greek traditional foods, drinks and dancing. Live Greek music as well as Greek performances by our dance groups. Free admission, free parking, games for kids, come rain or shine! Come stop by our wine tent, enjoy our Greek foods, Greek desserts and music! New this year, a Bakalico, a Greek food market, items such as Greek herbs, olives, olive oil, etc. will be available for purchasing. Stop by and view our fabulous flea market. Come and try and/or buy our regional wines! Friday: Noon - 11 pm, Saturday: Noon - 11 pm and Sunday: Noon - 7 pm. Greek dance performances on Friday and Saturday at 7 pm & 9 pm, and Sunday at 3 pm.

Date: September 23rd, 2016 - September 25th, 2016
Location: Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
467 Grandview Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481


The Lumberton Fall Festival and Paddle is a fun event for the whole family. For the really young there will be children's activities including playground equipment, inflatables and "Touch-a-Truck at the Village Green. For kids 6 and over, teenagers and young adults there will also be the exciting adventures at the Ironwood Outdoor Center. This includes a free turn on the famous Ropes Course combining a Zip-line, a Climbing Wall and the Flying Squirrel! For families, teen agers, and outdoor lovers of all ages we offer a gentle canoe trip along the Rancocas Creek from the Ironwood Outdoor Center to the Chestnut Street Landing. We will provide you with a canoe, paddles and safety equipment so you can have a great time on the Creek. Canoe fee is $20. There will be vendors' displays and exhibits throughout the day at the Village Green. There will be live music and demonstrations by local dance teams.

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: Lumberton Village Green
635 Main St., Lumberton, NJ 08048

The Evesham Harvest Fest is organized by the Evesham Celebrations Foundation. Returning for its 30th year, the event includes over 120 Crafters, Food Vendors, Non Profits, Live Music, Free Kid's Corner. This free festival provides fun for the entire family in a traditional "main street" setting. The festical is a rain or shine event and delights attendees of all ages.

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: Maple Ave. - Plymouth Dr., Marlton, NJ 08053

Oktoberfest! Music-Food-Beer-Fun, 2 - 7 pm. Admission is $8 in advance and $10 at the gate. Advanced cup reservations will also be available online for an additional fee. See website for details. Limit one cup per registrant. Valid I.D. Required! *Beer Garden featuring craft beer *South Jersey Pops Oktoberfest Band *Dave Burr on Accordion *Food trucks and Bacon Bread *Free kids workshop sponsored by Home Depot.

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: Roebling Museum
100 Second Ave., Roebling, NJ 08554
- See more at: http://www.visitnj.org/nj-events/oktoberfest-0#sthash.hSPCv5nJ.dpuf

The Good Will Fire Company of Pemberton NJ is sponsoring the 4th Annual Hanover Street Fair & Duck Race located in Pemberton Borough, Burlington County. We have several exicting shows planned for the day. Throughout the day you can visit several Arts& Crafts Vendors, enjoy great Fair Food, fun family entertainment, and end the day watching the Duck Race Raffle. Visit our website and Facebook page for more information as the event nears. We are always looking for Vendors who would like to showcase their work!

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: 200 Hanover St., Pemberton, NJ 08068


The largest Irish Festival on the East Coast celebrating Irish heritage with dancing, music, food and craft vendors, and participating Pubs. Grand Marshal – Mayor Emeritus William Henfey. Other festivities include a golf tournament, a concert, Irish dance lessons, 5K run and 1 mile walk, pipe exhibition, Catholic mass.  The events conclude with a parade on Surf Avenue from 20th to Spruce and Olde New Jersey Avenues, North Wildwood. 8 am - 8 pm daily. Bus service available throughout the event dates.

Date: September 22nd, 2016 - September 25th, 2016
Location: Participating Pubs
Olde New Jersey Ave., 2nd St., North Wildwood, NJ 08260

Celebration kicks off Friday night at Centennial Park (Rambler Rd & Ocean Ave) with live music at 7 pm followed by a spectacular beachfront fireworks show at 9 pm (fireworks rain date is Sat. at 9 pm). Saturday features a festival along Sunset Lake at New Jersey Avenue between Rambler Road & Miami Avenue. Dozens of craft and food vendors, family entertainment, and live music plus children's activities including bounce houses, karaoke, stunt bike show, face painting, magic show, pie-eating & bubble gum blowing contests, and more from 9 am - 5 pm. FREE admission!

Date: September 23rd, 2016 - September 24th, 2016
Location: Centennial Park
Rambler Rd. & Ocean Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260


More than 15 Food Trucks, Craft Beer Garden featuring the largest collection of NJ craft beers anywhere, hosted by the Gaslight Brewery and Restaurant, 2 Stages and 4 Live Bands: Brother Valiant, Wedeya, Stuff Bros., and Flip da Skrip, Appearances by the Seton Hall University Pirate and the 2016 Big East Tournament Championship Trophy, and much more! 5 – 10 pm. The Seton Village Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival is produced by the Seton Village Committee in conjunction with the Village of South Orange, the South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs, and the South Orange Department of Public Works. Generous support has been provided by Premiere Sponsors Natalie Farrell of Weichert Realtors, Blink Fitness, and Seton Hall University, along with Supporting Sponsor interACT Theater Productions.

Date: September 23rd, 2016
Location: Irvington Ave., Ward Pl. & Tichenor Ave. & Riggs Pl., South Orange, NJ 07079

5h Annual Roseland Greek Festival. Free Shuttle Parking at 56 Livingston Ave. Enjoy Greek food such as lamb, moussaka, spinach pie, baklava, gyros, etc. Enjoy over one dozen vendors in our boutique, Greek dancers, Live Greek Music, Cooking demos, church tours, Carnival games, Beer & Wine, Children's Crafts, Face Painting and much more. Friday Lunch or Take out, 11:30 am - 11 pm, Saturday,  Noon - Midnight; Sunday, Noon - 7 pm. $2 Daily admission, 12 & Under Free. Everyone free Friday 11:30 am - 3 pm.

Date: September 23rd, 2016 - September 25th, 2016
Location: Ss Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
80 Laurel Ave., Roseland, NJ 07006


Get into the spirit of fall at Glassboro's Craft Beer Festival, which is being held in Downtown Glassboro from 2 - 5 pm. This thirst-quenching event will feature a variety of craft beers from all over the country as well as food, live entertainment, and vendors tailored to beer enthusiasts. Ticket prices are $15 a person in advance and $20 at the gate.

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: Glassboro Marketplace Field, Glassboro, NJ 08028

Join us from 1 - 9 pm for a Fun Day filled with food and rides, visit our civic and volunteer organizations, enjoy entertainment from our local theater groups, and much more. Pig Vicious Racing will once again host a Car Show. DocuVault will be on-site for a free Shred Event between 1 - 4 pm - residents of West Deptford can bring up to two boxes of documents to be shredded on site on a first come, first served basis. Plan to stay for the evening concert and fireworks which will start at 7 pm. Food trucks and dessert vendors will be on site for families to enjoy lunch and dinner during the day.

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: RiverWinds Community Center
1000 RiverWinds Dr., West Deptford, NJ 08086


Free community celebration – music, art, food, crafts, a wacky "bed race" and topping it off – fireworks! Come celebrate the history, culture and promise of this quaint Delaware River town. Noon - 9 pm.

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: Bridge St., Milford, NJ 08848


Named one of New Jersey's Best Fall Festivals by CBS New York, the Mercer County Italian American Festival features Italian and Italian American music, food, arts, crafts, products, displays, memorabilia, presentations, amusement rides, fireworks, bocce and much more! Check out website for times.

Date: September 23rd, 2016 - September 25th, 2016
Location: Mercer County Park
1678 Old Trenton Rd., Near S. Post Rd., West Windsor, NJ 08550

The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present a night of Indian culture from 5 - 9 pm. Highlights of this event include the "Experience Bollywood" bazaar from 5 - 7 pm, offering Indian Henna Tattoos, Bollywood Makeovers, and family-friendly arts and crafts. From 7 - 8:30 pm, enjoy live performances by Uma Kapoor's NachNation Dance Group and Divya Nandyala Vocal and Music Ensemble, participate in Bollywood Trivia, and watch an Indian Cinema-themed fashion show. Food Fare available for purchase includes fresh sugarcane juice, ice gola, chaat, dinner specials by Cross Culture, and drink specials at the Clocktower Cabana. Admission is free. Ample parking is available at the Shopping Center.

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison St., Princeton, NJ 08540

The New Jersey State Museum is proud to participate in Smithsonian's Museum Day Live! Enjoy a FREE Planetarium show; get hands-on with a family-friendly pot making workshop; be entertained by a live performance with Curtis Blues - Creative Up-cycling; see the latest art exhibition, a mid-career retrospective of the works of New Jersey artist David Ambrose; visit the Natural History Hall to see the new dinosaurs and take part in activities in the Discovery Den.

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08625


Heritage Day is a day long festival beginning at 1p m that celebrates diversity and culture through music, art, food, dancing and much MORE! There will be attractions for the kids, petting zoos and pony rides ending the day with a huge firework display! It will be fun for the whole family!

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: North Brunswick Community Park
2051 US 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902


9th Ave. Pier is proud to announce our annual Beer on the Pier Festival on the K Street Pier in Belmar. You and your friends are in for a treat as we will be showcasing 50 different brews for your sampling pleasure. There will be two sessions for you to choose from: 12:30 - 3:30 pm, and 4 - 7 pm. Public transportation is available for everyone's convenience and safety. The festival is located three blocks from the NJ Transit Belmar station and there are plenty of cabs and shuttles available in the area. What better way to spend a Saturday than with great friends, amazing beer, delicious food and live music!

Date: September 24th, 2016
Locaiton: Belmar Marina, K Street Pier
Rt. 35 S. & K St., Belmar, NJ 07719

Join us at the 7th Annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival presented by the Asbury Park Press & Guinness! This event is a huge food, music & beer celebration showcasing Red Bank's excellent restaurants and continuous live music on two stages and family friendly with activities for kids! Dance to 8 Bands along with Pipes and Drums and Irish Dancers! Tons of Guinness and fresh Oysters plus 25 of Red Bank's favorite restaurants will be serving a variety of specialty seafood and Irish menu items. Wine and lighter beers will be available for purchase. The Guinness Oyster Festival is a fundraiser for the Jane H. Booker Cancer Center & the Red Bank RiverCenter.

Date: September 25th, 2016
Location: Parking Lot
62 White St., Red Bank, NJ 07712


Live music, food, beer, prizes and giveaways. Sept. 21 - 23 from 5 - 10 pm; Sept . 24 - 25 from Noon to close.

Date: September 21st, 2016 - September 25th, 2016
Location: Chimney Rock Inn
342 Valley Rd., Gillette, NJ 07933


A tradition since 1996, the fall family event attracts more than 4,000 attendees from the Delaware Valley, celebrating the artistry and agriculture of Salem County. As many as 40 professional, amateur and student artists will carve more than 60 giant pumpkins weighing in excess of 70 pounds each. Event includes kids activities, hay rides, a Fall Farmers Market, great food, and fun night out for the entire family.

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: Salem County Fairgrounds
735 Harding Hwy., Woodstown, NJ 08098


Franklin Day Festival is a family oriented event featuring a variety of music, food, craft, non-profit and merchandise exhibitors, as well as free attractions for children. This event will be heavily promoted and will attract local residents as well as visitors from throughout the Somerset county area and neighboring municipalities.

Date: September 24th, 2016
Location: Colonial Park (Lot C - near Children's Playground)
156 Mettlers La., Somerset, NJ 08873


An afternoon in the countryside enjoying award-winning New Jersey wines, beers, outstanding food and music, quality crafters, and more - all on the beautiful rolling lawn of historic Rutherfurd Hall. This turn of the century mansion overlooking Allamuchy Pond serves as a welcoming backdrop to a casual, elegant event that has grown in size and popularity over the years while benefiting two leading organizations serving people in need: NORWESCAP and The Arc of Warren County. It also raises funds and awareness for wnti.org, the new internet radio station from Centenary College. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs; however, no pets, coolers, or outside food or alcohol is permitted.

Date: September 25th, 2016
Location: Rutherfurd Hall
1686 Rt. 517, Allamuchy, NJ 07820

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