Top 7 Things To Do In NJ This Weekend – July 8-12

    Summer is in full swing!  Here are the Top 7 Events in New Jersey for the weekend of July 8-12th.



    #7.  Jersey Shore Celtic Festival – July 11, Toms River


    Over 200 pipers and drummers from all over the east coast.  Eastern United States Pipe Band Association (EUSBPA) sanctioned pipe, drum & band competition with Celtic themed vendors, crafters and more!

    8 am to 5 pm


    #6.  Movies on the Plaza – July 9, Rahway

    Movies on the Plaza (weekly series).

    Come enjoy Lego Movie outdoors at City Hall Plaza.  Begins at dusk, admission is free…and popcorn will served!



    #5.  Bluegrass Festival & Pig Roast – July 11, Chester NJ

    Rain or Shine, Free Admission


    # 4.  NEW JERSEY STATE BARBECUE CHAMPIONSHIP™ & Anglesea Blues Festival- July 10-12, North Wildwood


    Blues acts are featured on the FREE outdoor main stage, while mouth watering chicken, pork and ribs are seasons and smoked to perfection.  Who will be the 2015 Champion?  Who knows…but we do know there’s nothing better than Blues and BBQ!


    #3.  Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival – July 11, Wildwood Crest



    The Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival features both amateur and professional sand sculpting contests.  Live music on the beach.  10 am to 2 pm, Free admission.


    #2.  15th Annual South Jersey Caribbean Festival – July 11, Camden

    Live performances, kids activities, giveaways,  and authentic Caribbean cuisine.  Free admission.


    #1.  The Black Potatoe Music Festival, July 8-12, Clinton



    43 Bands on 2 Stages.

    The Red Mill Museum Village

    Prices range from $22 to $95 (multi day pass).

    Purchase tickets –



    A weekly listing of upcoming not-to-miss events in New Jersey this weekend.  Check each week for a new list of top events for NJ.







    • 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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