A weekly listing of upcoming not-to-miss events in New Jersey this weekend. Check back each week for a new list of top events for NJ.
#6. Sweet Corn Festival – August 15th, Upper Freehold
Saturday, August 15 from 1-4 p.m.
62 Walnford Road
Celebrate summer with the 3rd Annual Sweet Corn Festival. Take in the surroundings of this historical site all while enjoying live music, corn themed crafts and activities for children, the climbing wall and so much more.
Admission and parking are free.
#5. Trenton African American Cultural Festival – August 15th, Cadwalader Park
(Main Entrance on Parkside Ave.)
Following the legacy of the African American culture’s Juneteenth celebration, the goal of the festival is to inspire an appreciation for the diversity, influence and contributions of the African Diaspora. This festival is an annual celebration of culture, history, arts and heritage and traditions.
The festival is free and open to all.
#4. “Truck”erton Food Truck & Brew Fest – August 15th & 16th, Tuckerton
Tuckerton Seaport – (Sat: 11-9, Sun: 11-7)
The Seaport will host 20 gourmet food trucks over the two days from all over the East Coast. Enjoy live music throughout the day and the craft beer garden with NJ’s favorites on tap, featuring local favorite Pinelands Brewing Co. The Garden State’s Valenzano Winery will also be selling local wines by the bottle.
Family Friendly Event
3. Pinelands Music Festival – August 15th, Millville
8000 Dividing Creek Road
#2. Trenton Punk Rock Fleamarket – August 16th, Trenton
The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market is a punk rock-inspired flea market that takes place three times per year. There are 200+ vendors from more than eight states…there will be antiques, original artwork, posters, jewelry, clothing, and many more unique collectables.
Admission is $4 and it’s family friendly event, so bring the kids!
1. Shore Chef Crab Cake Cook-Off – August 15 & 16, Monmouth Park
Annual two-day Shore Chef Crab Cake Cook-Off. It’s not just crab cakes…there’s also other seafood such as lobster rolls and chowder.
Live music and live Thoroughbred racing! You can’t ask for more excitement than that!
Family Friendly Event.
For more information – http://www.monmouthpark.com
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