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11 More Fabulous and Fun Fairs & Festivals in July

Posted by: Sarah Graves - July 15, 2016

July has just begun but the fun continues on.   There are a variety of events sure to be on your list of things to do for the whole family.  From crab racing to food and beer gardens to balloons launching, it will be a full summer of fun with these fairs and festivals across New Jersey.  

Burlington County Farm Fair
July 19 – 24
Horses, cows, rabbits, chickens, sheep, goats and other animals are on display each day. Most of these are shown by 4-H members who hope to win a blue ribbon.  Daily horse shows, old steam engines and antique farm equipment bring back memories for many. Children can participate in becoming a Farmer for a Day in a special exhibit. 1990 Jacksonville-Jobstown Rd, in Springfield Township

Morris County 4-H Fair
July 20 - 24
Artwork, animals, food, live entertainment, rides, animal shows, car cruise, tricky tray, and fireworks. Chubb Park, Routes 24 and 206

Crabulous Crab Day
July 22
Join The Wetlands Institute for a day filled with Crabulous fun and see just how much you can learn about crabs!  Crab Races and Games, Crabbing Tips and Tricks, Crab Cake Cook-off and Cooking Lessons, Crab Teaching Tank, Crabbing Tournament, and even Crab Photo and Video Scavenger Hunt. 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor

Asbury Park Blues & Brews Festival
July 23
Music all day on the Main Stage - Featuring a Beer & Garden, Arts, Crafts, Food, Beach nearby and Free Music.  1300 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park (across from Convention Hall & The Boardwalk)

Railroad Days at Historic Cold Spring Village  
July 23 – 24
The Village is lined with model railroads, garden displays, vendors and more–discover all things locomotive!  720 Route 9, Cape May

Manasquan Fireman’s Fair
July 26 – 30
Ride the Gravitron, Super Sizzler or gigantic Ferris wheel or take a spin on the carousel.  Play skee-ball, whack a mole, or many other games.  Enjoy a variety of delicious food and nightly entertainment.  S Potter Ave, Manasquan

Monmouth County Fair 
July 27 – 31
Fireworks, 4-H events, animal shows and exhibits, rides and amusements, stage entertainment, and home and garden competitions.  East Freehold Park Show grounds, 1500 Kozloski Road, Freehold

Quick Check Balloon Festival
July 29 - 31
Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, the festival truly has something for everyone.  From twice daily mass ascensions of up to 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons, to headlining concerts, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food, fireworks, a balloon glow, and more, the festival is jam-packed with stuff to do. 

Soulsational Music & Wellness Festival
July 30
Live music, vendors with all sorts of health and wellness information, food and beer garden with organic, healthy, and vegetarian options.  Lots of kids activities from free yoga to art classes.  Veterans Park, Forest Hills Parkway & Tilton Blvd. Bayville

Hands-on History at Historic Cold Spring Village  
July 30 - 31
Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basket weaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26 restored, historic buildings and interact with historical interpreters to learn and create-the way our ancestors did! Children can get their 'Pastport' stamped for each hands-on activity they complete, and redeem it for a free treat in the Country Store!  720 Route 9, Cape May

Just Peachy Festival at Terhune Orchards
July 30 – 31
Enjoy the summer bounty with their harvest festival as they celebrate "everything peachy".  Pony rides, children's games, music and lots of tasty peach treats - peach muffins, peach pie peach tea, peach ice cream. In the farm store, try peach salsa and peach cobbler. Adults head to the tasting room for award winning Just Peachy wine and summer peach sangria. 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton

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Posted by: Sarah Graves| July 15, 2016
Categories:  Fun Things To Do
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