Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Belmar Parade on Sunday, March 1. Photo courtesy of Belmar Parade
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Belmar Parade on Sunday, March 1. Photo courtesy of Belmar Parade

40+ Free Things To Do in March with New Jersey Kids

As the season transitions from winter to spring, March is filled with events that don't cost a thing! Get creative at free Makers Day events this month, including activities at Scotch Plains Library and New Jersey State Museum. Free St. Patrick's Day parades take place over several weekends this month.

As we inch toward spring festival season, enjoy some March freebies like the Montclair Literary Festival, New Jersey Theatre Alliance's Stages Festival, and 10th Annual Kidfest.

Read on for more than 40 free things to do with NJ kids in March! For more free and low-cost fun, check out our list of 40+ Birthday Freebies.


Belmar Parade
Main Street
Belmar, NJ 07719

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ 08540

Mighty Writers Camden
1801 Broadway
Camden , NJ

Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton St.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Jake Branch County Park Nature Center
1100 Double Trouble Road
Beechwood, NJ 08722

Hoboken Fire Department Museum
213 Bloomfield Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC
775 Talamini Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Barnes & Noble
55 Parsonage Road
Edison, NJ 08837

Cotsen Children's Library at Princeton University Library
1 Washington Rd
Princeton, NJ 08544

Hoboken Public Library
500 Park Avenue
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Somerset County Library Bridgewater Branch
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Barnes & Noble
44 Brick Plaza
Brick, NJ 08723

Indigo at Short Hills Mall
1200 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ 07078

Barnes & Noble
112 Eisenhower Parkway
Livingston, NJ 07039

Pottery Barn Kids- various locations
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Cotsen Children's Library at Princeton University Library
1 Washington Rd
Princeton, NJ 08544

The Book House
281 Essex Street
Millburn, NJ 07041

Watchung Booksellers
54 Fairfield St.
Montclair, NJ 07042

Hoboken Hisorical Musem
1301 Hudson St.
Hoboken, NJ 07030

Cedar Bean's Coffee Joint
575 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

Cotsen Children's Library at Princeton University Library
1 Washington Rd
Princeton, NJ 08544

Lovin' Oven
62a Trenton Ave
Frenchtown, NJ 08825

Washington Crossing State Park
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560

Cognizant Technology Solutions
200 Somerset Corporate Blvd #8001
Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807

Cedar Grove Public Library
1 Municipal Plaza
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

Ocean County Parade
The Boulevard
Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

South Street
between James Street and Atno Avenue
Morristown, NJ

Hamilton Parade
200 Mercer St.
Hamilton Square, NJ

Kix McNutley's
63rd Street
Sea Isle City, NJ 08243

Bergen County Parade
Washington Avenue
Bergenfield, NJ

Lovlee Art Studios
126 Broughton Ave
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Clinton, NJ
Main Street
Clinton, NJ 08809

Scotch Plains Library
1927 Bartle Ave.
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Piscataway Public Library
500 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332

New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608

Rutgers College Avenue Gym
130 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608

Montclair Public Library
50 S. Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

Barne & Noble- various locations
, NJ

Lone Eagle Brewing
44 Stangl Road
Flemington, NJ 08822
Holland Ridge Farm Drive-Through Tulip Trail
Holland Ridge Farms - 9:00 AM Pick
VIRTUAL: At Home with Emily Arrow
learn.mommypoppins.com - 1:00 PM Pick
Virtual Storytime with Mac Barnett
Instagram Live - 3:00 PM Pick
Dan Zanes Social Isolation Songs
https://learn.mommypoppins.com - various times Pick
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