Summer is heating up in New Jersey and there are events galore to enjoy this year. There is no reason to want for anything to do this season, as the number of festivals, tours, concerts, parties, and special events is virtually endless. Here is just a small sampling of what is available to do this summer. The full list of events can be found at www.nj.com/inside-jersey
July 4 –
2pm reading of the Declaration of Independence at Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center Museum. Visit www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/washcros.html for more info.
July 5 –
The Annual Spring Lake Garden Tour at the Garden Club of Spring Lake. Visit www.springlake.org or www.thesconepony.com for more info.
July 7 –
Beachstock in Margate, which has been billed as “The Planet’s Biggest Beach Party”. Visit www.marvelousmargate.com for more info.
July 8 –
The Blueberry Bash at Terhune Orchards in Lawrence. Visit www.terhuneorchards.com for more info.
July 11 –
The New Jersey Sandcastle Contest in Belmar. Find info at www.njsandcastle.com
July 13 –
The New Jersey State Barbecue Championship/Anglesea Blues Festival in North Wildwood. Visit www.njbbq.com for further info.
July 14 –
The annual Bradley Beach Lobster Festival. To learn more visit www.bradleybeachnj.org.
July 21 –
The New Jersey Ice Cream Festival in Toms River. See www.downtowntomsriver.com for further info.
July 22 –
Liberty to Liberty Pow-Wow in Liberty State Park. Visit www.redhawkcouncil.org for further info.
July 27 –
Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in Readington. Visit www.balloonfestival.com for more info.
July 28 –
The Night in Venice boat parade at 7pm in Ocean City. See www.ocnj.us for more details.
July 29 –
An 1836 Temperance Rally at Historic Allaire Village in Wall. See www.allairevillage.org to plan your visit.
July 30 –
The Warren County Farmers’ Fair in Harmony. Visit them at www.warrencountyfarmersfair.org to plan your trip.
August 1 –
The Annual Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant in Ocean City. See www.ocnj.us for more information.
August 2 –
The Annual ClamFest in Huddy Park. See www.highlandsnj.com for further details.
August 4 –
The Annual Peach Festival at Dutch Neck Village in Hopewell Township. Visit www.dutchneckvillage.com for more information.
August 5 –
Morgan Log Cabin Day at The Red Mill Museum in Clinton. See www.theredmill.org for further details.
August 6 –
The New Jersey State Fair/Sussex County Farm and Horse Show in Augusta. The Middlesex County Fair in Brunswick. Visit www.newjerseystatefair.org and www.middlesexcountyfair.org for more info about both events.
August 9 –
The 103rd Annual Ocean City Baby Parade in Ocean City. Visit www.ocnj.us to plan your day.
August 17 –
The Atlantic City Air Show in Atlantic City. See www.atlanticcitynj.com/acairshow.aspx for further details.
August 26 –
The Heirloom Tomato Tasting Festival at the Hoboken Historical Museum. See www.hobokenmuseum.org to plan your visit.
August 31 –
The Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival in Salem County Fairgrounds, Pilesgrove. Visit www.delawarevalleybluegrass.org to plan your day.
Visit www.nj.com/inside-jersey to see the full listing of events this summer and enjoy the season.