Looking for some fun? Enjoy Fall Family Activities

What to do this Fall? Autumn leaves are falling, changing from green to beautiful shades of red, orange, and yellow. Below are some kid friendly festivals and events that the whole family can enjoy. From harvest festivals, book fairs to Oktoberfests, there's something for everyone. Don't forget to check for safety rules and any cancellations before heading out. Check NJ Kids Calendar for more events.

Harvest Fest @ New Jersey Botanical Gardens

Sat, Oct 1, 2022, 10AM-5PM. FREE Admission. NJBG's Harvest Fest Family Fun with hayrides, pumpkin painting, games, face painting, applesauce making, tasty food, music, dancing & photo ops. Parking $. Ringwood, NJ.

Cranberry Fest 2022

Sat & Sun, Oct 1 & 2, 2022, 11AM-5PM. Stroll along Bordentown’s downtown area for their Cranberry Fest. Featuring Arts & Crafts, Family Kids Zone, Live Music, Snacks and Food. Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown City, NJ.

Hoboken Fall Arts and Music Festival

Sun, Oct 2, 2022, 11AM-6PM. FREE Hoboken Fall Arts & Music Festival with 300+ artists, crafters, live music, food vendors, and local businesses. Special children’s activities, rides, games, face painting, and more! Path & Ferry nearby. Washington St, Between Observer Hwy & 7th St, Hoboken, NJ.

Morristown Festival on the Green

Sun, Oct 2, 2022, 12-5PM. FREE. Walk around the fabulous Morristown Festival on the Green, located in the heart of Morristown. Featuring plenty of kids activities, carnival games, food vendors, live music, and 150+ exhibitors. On the Green in Downtown Morristown, NJ.

Morristown Festival of Books KidFest 2022

Sat, Oct 8, 2022. Where readers meet fabulous kids book authors. FREE KidFest Fun kids activities, games, writing workshops, crafts, and books galore! Check website for Kidfest 2022 author lineup. Downtown Morristown NJ.

New Brunswick Oktoberfest 2022

Sat, Oct 9, 2022, 12PM-5PM. FREE Admission. Celebrate Oktoberfest and the Fall Harvest season. Local and traditional German food fare, German music and dancing. Children’s activities, live performances, and games. Monument Square Park, New Brunswick, NJ.

Dunellen Harvestifest

Sun, Oct 9, 2022, 11AM-4PM. FREE Admission to the Dunellen Harvestfest. Live music, crafters, apple pie baking contest, pumpkin decorating, pony rides, plenty of activities for kids, food and more! Washington Park on Washington Ave, Dunellen, NJ, dunellen-nj.gov

Diwali Festival 2022

Sun, Oct 15,2022, 1PM-6PM. Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights with Indian Cultural & Folk Dances, live music and performances, children's activities and great food. Fun for everyone! Presented by Saraswati Cultural Association of New Jersey and Township of East Brunswick.

New Providence Street Fair 2022

Sun, Oct 30,2022, 11AM-5PM. Family oriented street festival with art and entertainment for all. Fun kids games, kiddie rides, petting zoo, face painting, and storytelling. Vendors, food, and live music. Springfield Ave between South Street and Livingston Ave, New Providence, NJ, newprovbiz.com

NYC Village Halloween Parade

Mon, Oct 31, 2022, starts at 7PM. FREE public event. The 2022 NYC Halloween Parade Theme is FREEDOM! The Parade runs up 6th Ave from Canal to West 15th Street. See glittery costumes, character costumes, custom made costumes, outrageous costumes and more!