NJ celebrates Makers Day across the state at various locations this weekend. Photo courtesy of NJ MakersDay
NJ celebrates Makers Day across the state at various locations this weekend. Photo courtesy of NJ MakersDay

Things To Do and What’s Canceled This Weekend in NJ

Put on your thinking caps this first weekend of spring. Saturday marks New Jersey Makers Day, and hands-on crafty and tech events take place at New Jersey State Museum, Scotch Plains Library and Museum of Early Trades and Crafts. Kick off spring festival season at 10th Annual Kidfest and 9th Annual Spring Model Railroad Show.

Plus, get a taste of spring children's theater this weekend with The Amazing Max, New Jersey Theatre Alliance's Stages Festival and Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure. And wrap up St. Paddy's Day celebrations with a Leprechaun Hunt and Sussex County Parade.

Find even more weekend options in our Spring Guide, including 45+ Things We Can't Wait To Do with Kids This Spring in NJ! And look to our March GoList and event calendar for a complete listing of happenings this weekend and beyond.


Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Garden State Model Railway Club
5 75 High Mountain Rd
North Haledon, NJ 07508

DiDonato's Family Fun Center
1151 S White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ 08037

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

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940

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

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

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

Historic Downtown Newton
Spring Street
Newton, NJ

iPlay America's Event Center
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ 07728

SOPAC
One SOPAC Way
South Orange, NJ 07079

Miller-Cory House Museum
614 Mountain Ave.
Westfield, NJ 07090

Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
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
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides