Middlesex County Fair, a fun family tradition for 80 years, takes place August 5-11 in East Brunswick. Photo courtesy of the fair
Middlesex County Fair, a fun family tradition for 80 years, takes place August 5-11 in East Brunswick. Photo courtesy of the fair

20+ August Fairs and Festivals for New Jersey Families

When it comes to fairs and festivals, August in New Jersey is like one big party! Flutter over to Pennington for a Butterfly Festival, have sky-high fun at a Hot Air Balloon Festival, indulge in sweet summer peaches at Princeton's Just Peachy Festival, or enjoy classic fair fun like carnival rides and games at a county fair. With so many options, the family calendar will be packed all month long.

Read on for our top picks, and find more ways to make the most of August with our Summer Fun Guide.


Warren County Fairgrounds
1350 Strykers Road
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Huddy Park
325- 329 Bay Ave.
Highlands, NJ 07732

Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ 07822

The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ 08534

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd.
Princeton, NJ 08540

Community Presbyterian Church
220 Main St.
Chester, NJ 07930

Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St.
Cape May, NJ 08204

Stony Hill Farms
15 North Road
Chester, NJ 07930

Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ 07930

Fireman's Park
West Front Street
Keyport, NJ 07735

Middlesex County Fair
655 Cranbury Rd.
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Salem County Fairgrounds
735 Harding Highway/Route 40
Woodstown/Pilesgrove/Sharptown, NJ

St. Francis Parish and Center Grounds
4700 Long Beach Blvd.
Long Beach Township, NJ 08008

David C. Wood 4-H Fairgrounds
Route 40
South Egg Harbor, NJ 08234

Garret Mountain Reservation
8 Mountain Road
Woodland Park , NJ 07505

The Green
10 Park Place
Morristown, NJ 07960

Hudson Regional Hospital
55 Meadowlands Parkaway
Secaucus, NJ 07307

County Fairgrounds
1207 Route 179
Lambertville, NJ 08530

Hugh Force Canal Park
170 West Central Ave.
Wharton, NJ 07885

Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ 08103

Warinanco Sports Center
1 Park Drive
Roselle, NJ 07203

The Great Lawn
Cooper Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Downtown Cranford
Cranford, NJ 07016

Boonton Fire Department
100 Washington Street
Boonton, NJ 07005