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Weekend Planner (June 27-July 3): Summer is officially here. Fairs, festivals and special events!

Posted by: NJ Kids Team - June 19, 2013

Dear Friends,

Summer is officially here, which means fairs, festivals and tons of special events are also here! No matter where you live, or what you like to do, there is something for you and your entire family! Here are just a couple of our favorites – check out our website for a complete listing! Time for some summer fun!

Newark Black Film Festival at the Newark Museum – a showcase of emerging writers, directors, producers and performers, highlighting the African-American experience. Films for both adults and youth. Through July 31st

Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival - Amateur sand sculpting contest, sand sculpture designs by 'Can You Dig It’, professional sand sculptors, live music right on the beach and more! June 26th.

State Fair Meadowlands – NJs biggest event, complete with rides, shows, arcades games, music, food and much, much more! Through July 7th.

Somerset Patriots versus the LI Ducks – Join the boys of summer as they take on the team from Long Island. Afterwards stay for fireworks! June 28th

Summer Concert Series at the NJ Botanical Gardens – Enjoy your favorite rock-n-roll under the stars from the Kootz Band. 6:30 PM. $5 donation requested. June 28th.

Night Moves at the Turtle Back Zoo – Come see the zoo in a different light. Learn all about what animals do at night on this guided tour. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. Bring your own flashlight! Pre-registration required. June 28th.

Jazzy Scallop and Seafood Festival – Viking Village in Barnaget Light. 2:30-5PM. June 29th

Harlem Meer Performance Festival – Features the best in local established and emerging artists in the genres of jazz, Latin, gospel, blues and world music. Bring a blanket and picnic lunch to enjoy the music from one of the Park's nearby lawns. Free. June 30th

The NJ Kids Team



This Weekend     


State Fair Meadowlands
Till July 7.
As New Jersey's best value in family-friendly entertainment, we invite you to join us for 17 days of action-packed fun for the entire family East Rutherford.  Read More >>  


Sippin' On The River in Red Bank
Saturday, June 29 - Sunday, June 30
Sippin' On The River will turn Marine Park into a two day fantastic celebration of summer fun. Presented by Red Bank Flavour, the last weekend of June promises top culinary delights, all day live music... Red Bank.  Read More >>  


Celebrate Grand Re-Opening of our 2nd Floor at World of Wings
11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
To celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of our 2nd Floor. We will be holding an Outdoor BBQ Party. Yor are invited to join us on June 29th and 30th for good food, friends, and fun in the sun! BBQ Event ... Teaneck.  Read More >>  


Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival
Saturday, June 29
On the beach at Heather Road in Wildwood Crest, near the Beach Pier. The event will feature an amateur sand sculpting contest, amazing sand sculpture designs by 'Can You Dig It' professional sand sculpture... Wildwood Crest.  Read More >>  


5th Annual Jazzy Scallop and Seafood Festival at Viking Village in Barnegat Light
Saturday, June 29
Barnegat Light.  Read More >>  


Beachstock 2013 Saturday, June 29
The 4th annual Planet's Largest Beach Party is a 12-hour nonstop celebration held Saturday, June 29 (raindate June 30) on the beach between Granville and Huntington Avenues. Live Bands, dancing, food ... Margate.  Read More >>  



Street Fair in Berkeley Heights
Sunday, June 30
This event will be held along Springfield Ave. from Snyder Ave. to Summit Ave. from 10AM-5PM. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party. Our special "Kidz Shindig" section... Berkeley Heights.  Read More >>   


Next Week 


 17th Annual Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival
Tuesday, July 2, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Every Tuesday evening in July and August (with Wednesday night rain dates) from 7pm to 9pm, throughout the downtown. We are planning nine nights of Jazz this year. Westfield.  Read More >>

Free Fireworks at Keansburg Amusement Park
Wednesday, July 3
Keansburg Amusement Park will be hosting two nights of spectacular fireworks shows at dusk each night. Keansburg.  Read More >>

Sand Sculpting Contest in Ocean City
Wednesday, July 3, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sand Sculpting Contest 9am at the 6th St. Beach - the first one of the season. Ocean City.  Read More >>

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Posted by: NJ Kids Team| June 19, 2013
Categories:  Fun Things To Do
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