Ride a big rig at Terhune Orchard's Apple Days Fall Festival. Photo courtesy of the orchard
Ride a big rig at Terhune Orchard's Apple Days Fall Festival. Photo courtesy of the orchard

Best Fall Fairs and Festivals for NJ Families in September

As the carefree days of summer draw to a close, New Jersey families can look forward to plenty of fall fairs and festivals in the Garden State in September. Explore nature at the NJ Wild Outdoor Expo, chow down on delicious seafood at the Atlantic City Seafood Festival, or listen to some exciting tales at the NJ Storytelling Festival. Plus, get a taste of fall at local fairs in Fanwood, Hopewell, Westfield, and Parsippany.

Check out the 30+ awesome festivals below, and visit our Events Calendar for more fabulous fall ideas! And sign up for our FREE newsletters to get the best local events and reviews delivered right to your inbox.

Vasa Park
1 Wolfe Road
Budd Lake, NJ 07828

500 Ocean Ave.
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720

Boonton Fire Department
100 Washington Street
Boonton, NJ 07005

St. Barholomew Church
2032 Westfield Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ

NASW Aviation Museum
500 Forrestal Road Cape May Airport
Rio Grande, NJ

Park Avenue
Lincoln Park
Rutherford, NJ 07070

St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church
85 Voorhees Corner Rd.
Neshanic Station, NJ 08853

Ski Beach
Dorset and Burk Ave
Ventnor, NJ 08406

Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area
299 East Colliers Mills Road
New Egypt, NJ 08533

Cumberland County Fairgrounds
3001 Carmel Rd
Millville, NJ 08332

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Princeton Public Library
Hinds Plaza
Princeton , NJ 08542

Mercer Educational Gardens
431A Federal City Rd.
Pennington, NJ 08534

Bayshore Waterfront Park
719 Port Monmouth Road
Port Monmouth, NJ 07758

Howell Living History Farm
70 Woodens Lane
Lambertville, NJ 08530

Pyramid Mountain
472 Boonton Avenue
Montville Township, NJ 07045

Liberty State Park
1 Audry Zapp Dr.
Jersey City, NJ 07305

South and Martine Avenues
Fanwood, NJ 07023

South Orange Village Center
76 South Orange
South Orange, NJ

Princeton Airport
41 Airpark Road
Princeton , NJ 08540

Fosterfields Historic Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd.
Princeton, NJ 08540

100 Pinedge Drive
West Berlin, NJ 08091

Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ 07462

Morey's Piers
3501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ 08260

Hopewell Elementary School
35 Princeton Ave.
Hopewell, NJ 08525

Grove Street Path Plaza
Newark Avenue Between Grove Street & Jersey Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302

Downtown Rahway
1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ 07065

Downtown Westfield
Broad and Elm Streets
Westfield, NJ 07090

N Beverwyck Rd
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054

Man Skirt Brewing
144 Main Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Historic Smithville Village
615 E Moss Mill Road
Smithville, NJ 08205

Essex County Environmental Center
621 Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ 07068

Campus Town at TCNJ
600 Campus Town Drive
Ewing, NJ 08618

1011 Amboy Ave
Edison, NJ 08837

500 Midland Avenue
Garfield, NJ 07026

Washington Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733
Sunflower Picking at Happy Day Farm
Happy Day Farm - 8:00 AM Pick
Sea Isle City Classic Movies Under the Stars
Excursion Park - various times Pick
Turtle Back Zoo Reopening
Turtle Back Zoo - various times Pick
A Hamilton Read-Along
- various times Pick
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