Enjoy FREE fun and tasty seafood at the Bradley Beach Lobsterfest. Photo courtesy of the festival
Enjoy FREE fun and tasty seafood at the Bradley Beach Lobsterfest. Photo courtesy of the festival

Labor Day Weekend Fun for NJ Kids: Festivals, Beaches, Corn Mazes

It's hard to believe Labor Day Weekend is upon us! Before diving into school and busy schedules, make the most of this unofficial last weekend of the summer. Choose from a variety of fairs and festivals, including St. Bart's Italian Festival in Scotch Plains and the Scandinavian Festival in Budd Lake. Or make it a carnival weekend at the Boonton Fire Department Labor Day Carnival.

For a last blast of summer fun, squeeze in a trip to the Jersey Shore before the beaches officially close after Labor Day; cool off at one of the state's awesome family water parks; or spend a day swimming at the lake. Just get there early, as parking lots are likely to overflow on the holiday weekend! Ready for fall? Corn maze season kicks off early at Stony Hills Farms and Alstede Farms

For even more options, take a look at our full Event Calendar and Summer Fun Guide. In a back-to-school state of mind? Check out our NJ Classes Guide to find something new to do this fall.


Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane Corner 84 County Rt. 513 S. (Old Rt. 24)
Chester, NJ

500 Ocean Ave.
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720

Boonton Fire Department
100 Washington Street
Boonton, NJ 07005

Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ 08204

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

St. Barholomew Church
2032 Westfield Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ

Stony Hill Farms
15 North Road
Chester, NJ

Wilbraham Park
West Cape May, NJ

Downtown Spring Lake
Third Avenue
Spring Lake, NJ

Hamilton House Museum
971 Valley Road
Clifton, NJ 07013

Vasa Park
1 Wolfe Road
Budd Lake, NJ 07828

Morven Museum
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Fox Park
Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Ave)
Wildwood, NJ

Park Avenue
Lincoln Park
Rutherford, NJ 07070

Garibaldi Hall
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ

Grounds for Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619
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