Memorial Day Weekend 2022: Top Things To Do in New Jersey With Kids

Spend Memorial Day at the Freehold Memorial Day Parade. Photo courtesy of the event
Spend Memorial Day at the Freehold Memorial Day Parade. Photo courtesy of the event

Looking for the best things to do in New Jersey this Memorial Day weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list for this holiday weekend.

Memorial Day weekend has arrived, ushering in the unofficial start of summer and the official start to Shore season. If you're venturing to the Jersey Shore, check out the brilliant Wildwoods International Kite Festival, indulge in food and music at Bradley Beach Memorial Day Festival and Parade, or cool off at the opening of Runaway Rapids. Spend Memorial Day Monday at Woodland Park Street Fair or at commemorative events in Holmdel and Freehold among others. 

Avoid traffic when you embark on a Memorial Day weekend adventure by checking out these nearby Memorial Day Weekend Getaways, and bookmark our Family Activity Calendar for more fun things to do.

More Things To Do in New Jersey this Week with Kids:

Be sure to click through to each listing for all the details, including recommended ages and time. Check with each venue for its COVID guidelines before heading out to any event.

Turtle Back Zoo Holiday Lights
Turtle Back Zoo - 5:00 PM Pick
South Jersey Holiday Light Show
Bridgeport Speedway - 5:00 PM Pick
Bergen County Winter Wonderland
Van Saun County Park - various times Pick
Parent and Me Playtime
Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services - 9:00 AM
Antique Toy Train Show
South Jersey Museum of American History - 10:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides