Go Check Out Some Wonderful October Festivals
The leaves are falling and the weather is cooler but there's still plenty of fun at outdoor & indoor Fall festivals and fairs through the New Jersey area. From harvest festivals, to book fairs, to Oktoberfests, there something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Snyder’s Farm - Fall Festival
Through Oct 28, 2018, Weekends, 11AM-6PM
586 South Middlebush Rd, Somerset NJ, 732.496.0441
Celebrate our Fall Festival with a Hay Ride to the festival site. Featuring pumpkin picking, pumpkin moon bounce, corn maze, hay bale maze, potato sack slide, pedal karts, pony rides, food, music, and much more.
Storybook Land Happy October Fun
6415 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, 609.646.0103
October 4, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Make wonderful October memories at Storybook Land. Hayrides, Fall fun, pick & decorate pumpkins, and find your way through Elmer’s Hay-Mazin’ Maze.
Italian Street Festival 2018
Grant Ave, Seaside Heights
October 5-8, 2018
Weekend celebrating Italian culture, performances, food, and a Columbus Day parade. Arts, crafts and music.
Cranberry Fest 2018
Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown City
October 6-7, 2018, 11AM-5PM
Stroll along Bordentown’s downtown area. Featuring Arts & Crafts, Family Kids Zone, Live Music, Snacks and Food.
Oktoberfest At Historic Smithville
Historic Smithville and the Village Greene
October 6-7, 2018, 10AM-5PM
Join in the Oktoberfest festivities – crafters, live music and tasty food.
6th Annual Dunellen Harvestfest
Washington Park on Washington Ave, Dunellen
October 7, 2018, 11AM-4PM
FREE Admission. Live music, crafters, apple pie contests, pumpkin decorating contests, pony rides and more!
Caldwell Street Fair 2018
Downtown on Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell
October 7, 2018, 12-6PM
Giant street fair with rides, entertainment, music, arts & crafts, ethnic and regional food.
Morristown Festival Of Books Kidfest 2018
Downtown Morristown, Various Venues
October 13, 2018
Where readers meet fabulous kids authors. Fun kids activities, games, and books galore! Kids Authors include: Matt De La Pena & Christian Robinson with their book “Carmela Full of Wishes”, Tracy West and her book “Dragon Masters”, Dan Gutman and “Mr. Will Needs to Chill”, Laura Numeroff and “If You Give A Mouse a Cookie”, and more authors. morristownbooks.org
New Brunswick Oktoberfest 2018
New Brunswick City Center, George St, New Brunswick
October 13, 2018, 12-5PM
Celebrate Oktoberfest and the Fall Harvest season. Local and traditional food fare, live music and dancing. Children’s activities, live performances, and games
New Jersey Oktoberfest
11 Reinman Rd, Warren
October 13, 2018, 11AM-5PM
Bring family & friends. Sample German food - bratwurst, goulash, potato pancakes and more! Kids Area with inflatables, carnival booths, rides & more.
The Craft Show At Oktoberfest 2018
38 Park St, Demarest (between Demarest Train Station and the Duck Pond)
October 13, 2018, 10AM-5PM
German culture, music, food and treats. Craft vendors, kids games and more.
35th Annual Harvest Celebration
Main Street, Downtown Chester
October 13-14, 2018, 11AM-5PM
FREE. Come meet Celebrity Produce Pete. Pumpkin painting & carving demos. Clowns, face painting, Ford V-8 Antique Car Show, music entertainment and much more!
Harvest Fest @ New Jersey Botanical Gardens
2 Morris Rd, Ringwood
October 13-14, 2018, 10AM-5PM, Free Admission
Family Fun with hayrides, pumpkin painting, games, face painting, applesauce making, tasty food, music, dancing & photo ops.
Hoboken Harvest Festival
Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken
October 20, 2018, 11AM-3PM
Bring the Kids! FREE activities: hay rides, hay maze, pony rides, petting zoo, pumpkin painting, hayrides, balloons, music, face painting, a moonwalk, sand art & more!
Octoberfest At Sea Isle City
Excursion Park at JFK Blvd & Pleasure Ave, Sea Isle City
October 20, 2018, 11AM-3PM
Get ready for German music, face painting, games, crafters, moon bounces and more. Free hay rides along the beach.
Festival Of Lights Diwali 2018
Downtown Jersey City
October 21, 2018, 12-6PM
Celebrate Indian Cultural & Folk Dances, live music and performances, plenty of kids activities and great Indian food. Not to be missed!
New Providence Street Fair 2018
Springfield Ave between South Street and Livingston Ave, New Providence
October 28, 2018, 10AM-5PM
Family oriented street festival with art and entertainment for all. Vendors, kids games, contests and food.
Heaven Hill Farm - Great Pumpkin Festival
Through November 4, 2018, 10AM-6PM
51 State Route 94, Vernon NJ, 973.764.5144
Great pumpkin festival is the largest Fall Festival in Northern New Jersey. Admission includes over 30 activities: hay maze, hay crawl, monster sling shots, farm animals, corn maze adventure, obstacle course and more! Don’t forget to pick your own pumpkin.