Festival and Fairs in NJ

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Fun Outdoor Activities for Whole Family New Jersey is loaded with special NJ festivals and fairs that the entire family can enjoy.  NJ Kids has collected these fabulous ideas below.  Your kids will be sure to find interactive and engaging things to do. May 3.  Hooked on the HudsonFishing contest, exhibits & more with the Hudson River Fishermen's Association * Fishing contest begins at 8 AM, exhibits, etc. from 11 AM, at Ros.... Link

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Family Fun Day
Saturday, May 17, 10:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Free, outdoor family oriented events all afternoon. Demonstrations along with family vendors and resources to help you have a happy and healthy Monmouth County family. Giveaways, prizes... Long Branch.  Link

Rutherford Multicultural Festival
Saturday, May 17, 12:00 PM - 07:00 PM
International Food, Dances and Music from around the world! Music, Dance, Food from around the world, Crafts, Games, Face Painting, Salsa Dancers, Irish Dancers, Biwanko - Japanese drummers... Rutherford.  Link

Homeschool Convention at New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
Saturday, May 17 - Sunday May 18
Workshops - Exhibitors - used Curriculum - plus a children's program. Edison.  Link

Bluegrass & Barbecue Festival at Tuckerton Seaport
Sunday May 18, 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Kick-off the summer with the down home sounds of bluegrass and the sweet smell of barbecue. Crafters, vendors, food, refreshments, family activities, demonstrations, decoy carvers, boat building and b... Tuckerton.  Link

Junior League of Bergen County's 10th Annual Touch-a-Truck
Sunday May 18, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
What child doesn't dream of sitting behind the wheel of a fire truck? At Touch-A-Truck, those dreams can become a reality. This fun-filled day allows children and their parents to view, climb, ... Paramus.  Link


Saturday, May 17, 2014
Johnson Park - Violet Drive, in Piscataway

This event has welcomed thousands of supporters each year to enjoy a 1, 2.5 or 5 mile walk or roll around Johnson Park. Immediately following the walk supporters will enjoy the free carnival where everyone can enjoy live music, games and prizes, food, and learn about special needs all for free.

To sign up, visit www.childrens-specialized.org/walknroll, or call 908-301-5479.

Children Specialized Hospital is the largest provider of pediatric rehabilitation services in the country.   Link



Wander through 96 acres of formal gardens, or along gentle paths winding through the woods. Each month, there are new blooms and hundreds of varieties.  BONUS: Incorporate a hike and explore miles of marked trails among the 1000 acres of woodlands. Find out about structured walks that's right for the season.  Link

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There's so much to see and do at Madame Tussauds! Get up close and personal with over 220 life-like wax figures of the biggest stars and icons in entertainment, sports and history. From Marilyn to Madonna to Gaga, there is a star for every generation. Experience the magic of our Cinema 4D theatre, delivering 3D technology with the latest in 4D special effects! Scare yourself silly with the dark side of Madame Tussauds in SCREAM, our live-actor filled experience, and celebrate New York's greatest icons in The Spirit of New York! Located in the heart of Times Square, no visit to NYC is complete until you've experienced the world famous Madame Tussauds.  Link

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