Top 6 NJ Events In May You Don’t Want To Miss

    Sunny days are upon us, and after a cold NJ winter, we just want to get outside spend some time with family in the spring air! So grab a light jacket, gather the every one you know and head out to these fun events coming your way…

    #6 – Westfield Spring Fling Street Fair

    Sunday, May 3, 2015 – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Rain or Shine

    The Spring Fling Street Fair turns the streets of Downtown Westfield, New Jersey into a shopping mecca.  There are more than 300 vendors, arts and crafts show, and non-stop music all day. The kiddies will enjoy the KidZone filled with rides and children’s activities.  And, as always there will be all of those fantastic festival foods, just waiting to be eaten!

    A fun day for everyone!

    Admission:  Free

    #5 – Jersey Shore Festival 

    May 15May 17

    Seaside Heights

     New Jersey’s premier emerging artist festival is returning to Seaside Heights in May 2015!

    There will be over 300 musical acts performing, Surf Lessons, a Charity Flag Football game (Pros vs. Heros) and much more!  This year promises to be bigger and better than ever!

    And…..the Jersey Shore Festival is FREE TO ATTEND!

    Check the Jersey Shore Festival page and for updates!


    #4 – Food Truck Festival 

    May 23-25

    Monmouth Racetrack


    Three days of food trucks?  Yeah, we’re in.  This yearly event is a crowd pleaser.  It’s a weekend of food, family fun and racing.  How can you go wrong?

    This family friendly event that is an awesome kick off to summer at the Jersey Shore.

    Admission: $3.00.

    Hungry yet?


    #3- Summit Spring Street Festival 

    Sunday, May 17 – 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    This popular event will feature food, live music, kids’ entertainment, and, of course numerous arts & crafts! The Summit Street Fair offers something for everyone and is a popular destination for families in Summit and nearby communities. Fun activities like pony rides, petting zoo and rides and classic street food favorites like fried zeppoles and fried oreos will be available. In addition, many of Summit’s local merchants will also be open and participating.


    #2 – NJ State Chili & Salsa Cook‑Off 

    Saturday, May 16, 2015 – 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Washington Street – Toms River

    The 26th annual Chili & Salsa cook‑off draws contestants from all over the East Coast. Great family festival offering chili & salsa tasting, eating contests, kids’ rides, music, specialty crafters and more.

    Purchase tickets online in advance….Save $1.00 per ticket!

    $6.00 up to 5/14/15 at 4 pm ~ $7.00 day of event!


    #1 – The 13th Annual Hot Rods and Harleys

    Saturday, May 9, 2015  11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

    Downtown Rahway

    Classic Cars, Hot Rods, Custom Bikes, Food, Street Vendors – and LIVE MUSIC from different stages all over the downtown!  Come join over 10,000 of your friends and neighbors in Rahway for a day that the whole family will enjoy!

    Downtown Rahway – Free Admission


    Please be sure to check out each month for the Top NJ Events you don’t want to miss.

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    • Tom La Vecchia

      Founder of New Theory & X Factor Media

      Founder and Publisher of New Theory Magazine and Podcast. Serial Entrepreneur who loves wine, cigars and anything that allows to people to connect and share experiences.

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