New Jersey Festivals and Fairs - Fun For The Family

The month of May marks the beginning of fantastic sun filled days, perfect for family friendly outdoor festivals. Discover fabulous New Jersey area fairs ranging from Food Trucks to Spring Flings to Ocean Days. Go, take the kids and enjoy!

Spring Fling Carnival in Fairlawn

35-01 Morlot Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ.
May 4-6, 2018
Full-scale Spring Fling Carnival in Northern NJ with professionally operated rides. Great family fun with carnival food, novelties, and plenty of fun games. Live music with local rock bands. Free parking.

Chester Food Truck & Music Festival

Municipal Field, 135 Main Street, Chester, NJ.
May 5, 2018 11AM-7PM
Over 25 Fabulous Food Trucks with delectable delicacies to WOW even the fussiest foodie! Food, Fun, Live Music and Great Kids Activities! Vendor Village. Stroll Chester’s charming, brick-lined sidewalks with over 80 specialty shops. $ Admission. FREE for Kids 10 & under.

Secaucus 2018 Green Festival

5000 Riverside Station Boulevard, Secaucus NJ. 201-864-7336
May 5, 2018, 11AM-4PM
Secaucus' Green Festival provides environmental activities for children, music, pontoon boat rides, live animals, and educational experiences. Over 50 food and green product vendors.

Hoboken Arts & Music Festival 2018

Washington St, Observer Highway to 7th St, Hoboken, NJ. 201-420-2000
May 6, 2018
FREE Admission to this Hoboken Art & Music Festival. Great music acts performing, plenty of art works displayed, crafters, and loads of ethnic food. Children’s activities - face painting, sand art, balloons and more. Musicians such as Preschool of Rock and Jason Didner & the Jungle Gym Jam will be performing.

Westfield Spring Fling

Downtown Westfield, NJ.
May 6, 2018 10AM-5PM
Great family day outing. Enjoy kids zone with rides and activities at the Westfield Spring Fling. Non-stop entertainment with arts & crafts, music, food, and shopping.

Central Jersey Irish Festival

Lake Topanemus Park, 150 Robertsville Road, Freehold, NJ.
May 19, 2018, 11AM-7PM
Celebrate Irish culture. Featuring local Irish music, Irish dancers, food and goods. Large kids play area with bouncy castles, activities, and games.

Fairy and Pirate Festival 2018 (Sponsored by Bright Horizons)

Turkey Brook Park, 30 Flanders Rd, Budd Lake, NJ. 973-691-0900
May 19, 2018, 10AM-2PM
Magical Wonderland and plenty of children activities including bounce castles, giant slides, face painting, pirate challenges, crafts, games, pony rides, dancing and more!

15th Annual Ocean Fun Days

May 19, 2018, 11AM-3PM at Island Beach State Park (GSP Exit 82)
May 20, 2018, 11AM-3PM at Sea Grant Consortium at Sandy Hook (GSP Exit 117)
FREE Admission and FREE Parking.
Explore the shore with the family on these Ocean Fun days. Participate in children activities relating to the coastal environment. Coastal crafts, scavenger hunt, youth fishing, face painting, touch tanks and more!

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