Summer fun is over all too soon but you still have one month to go to pack in all the fun you can before school starts again. Check out our list of fun family festivals and fairs for the month of August. There are lots of options from high flying fun, 4-H competitions, music and street fairs full of fun, food, and more. Mark your calendar to make sure you don’t miss out any of these great events.
Atlantic City Airshow
Now celebrating its 14th year, the 2016 Atlantic City Airshow will return to the skies above the beautiful free beaches and Boardwalk in Atlantic City on Weds, Aug 17.
Latin Fiesta at Monmouth Racetrack – Aug 20 - 21
Oceanport Avenue, Oceanport
Celebrate the entertainment and culture of the Latin world with authentic food, great music, dancing, games and more.
Blue Claw Crab Race, Anything Floats Race, and Blue Claw Craft Show – Aug 20
Sunset Park, W Salem Avenue, Harvey Cedars
Crafters will display their handmade goods. Blue Claw Crab Race–bring your own or rent one. Registration begins at 10am, races begin at 11am. Anything Floats Race–4pm. all entries welcome, junior, senior and group categories. Free admission.
Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair – Aug 24 – 28
Hunterdon County Fairgrounds Routes 202 and 179 Hunterdon
4-H Member shows, farm animals, tractor pulls, contests, garden exhibits, live music, amusement rides, and food vendors
Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair - Aug 26 - Sep 3
645 River Rd. Fair Haven
A fair with rides, local food and fire truck rides.
Chocolate & Vanilla Celebration at Camden Children’s Garden - Aug 27 - 28
3 Riverside Drive, Camden
A delicious daytime event dedicated to two of nature’s most flavorful plants. Vote for your favorite ice cream flavor, and take a tropical smell test. Join them for crafts and fun educational activities!
Long Branch Jazz and Blues Festival - Aug 27
The Great Lawn at the Boardwalk, 28 McKinley Ave., Long Branch
Join the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation live performances by talented jazz and blues musicians, food, activities for the entire family and fireworks. The festival is rain or shine, free to the public.
Maywood Summertime Street Festival – Aug 28
West Pleasant Ave from Lincoln to Oak Ave
Non-stop music and entertainment along with family fun attractions. Over 150 exhibitors, kiddie rides and climbing wall, a special section with craft exhibitors, games, face painters, activities and delicious food.