State Fair Meadowlands, the biggest fair in the NY Metro area, kicks off on June 20. Photo by Kevin Jarret/CC BY 2.0
State Fair Meadowlands, the biggest fair in the NY Metro area, kicks off on June 20. Photo by Kevin Jarret/CC BY 2.0

25+ Family Fairs and Festivals in New Jersey This June

June brings warm weather, a new season, and a slew of early-summer festivals. From music and food to rides and games, June festivals and fairs offer family-friendly fun for all ages and interests.

Bring your appetite to palate-pleasing food fests like the Big Greek Festival, North Wildwood Italian-American Festival, and Red, White and Blueberry Festival. Rock out at music extravaganzas including Garwood Rocks, Fanwood Summer FanJam, and 2nd Annual Under Cover Music Fest. Explore local culture at town fairs in West Orange, Bayonne, and Nutley, or go big at the New Jersey State Fair

Read on for more than 25 great New Jersey fairs and festivals happening in June. Check out our Event Calendar for even more family fun this month, and look to our Summer Fun Guide for NJ Kids to start planning for the season ahead! 

Places featured in this article:


American Hungarian Foundation

Franklin Ave between Vreeland Ave and High St
Paleo Playdates
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University - 10:00 AM Pick
Refuge Mornings: You and Me Preschool
Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge - 10:00 AM
Outdoor Afternoons at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge - 1:30 PM
Get Your Groove On Family Dance Event
Landmark on Main Street (online) - 7:00 PM
Read & Pick at Terhune Orchards
Terhune Orchards - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides