From beaches to amusements to water parks, there’s no shortage of outdoor adventure in New Jersey this summer. If you’re looking for something new and different to spice up your summer bucket list, you’re in luck. New and improved outdoor experiences are popping up throughout the state. Check out these five fun newcomers to the New Jersey summer scene.
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Are you ready for summer, New Jersey? If you're like me, you've probably had the season on the brain since January. In a few short weeks, those dreams of beaches, swimming and festivals galore will finally become a reality. The celebrated Jersey Shore, among other warm-weather destinations, make the Garden State the place to be this summer. So get out your calendars, and take note of all the adventures that await your family in NJ this summer.
Summer break arrives this week for many NJ students. Are you scrambling for activities to entertain the kids on this first week of vacation? Luckily, New Jersey is oozing with fun weekday events! Get psyched for summer fair season at the New Jersey 30th Annual New Jersey State Fair and North Wildwood Italian-American Festival. Little ones can take part in fun-filled storytime events at Read & Pick Cherries and Sprout & Seedlings. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!
With an upcoming week full of festivals, fairs and outdoor fun, it’s beginning to feel a lot like summer. Carnival rides and games are in abundance at St. Ann’s Italian Fest and Tri-County Fair. Explore the arts outdoors at Movies Under the Stars and Rahway’s Culture Crawl. Get the little ones some outdoor time with Nature Babies. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!
Hope you’re hungry for fun on this first full week of June. Sample freshly-picked strawberries at Terhune Orchards’ Read & Pick Strawberries, and yummy Greek food is in abundance at Big Greek Festival. Learn about creatures of all kinds this week at Family Frogging and Alpaca Academy. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!
It's a great week in NJ! Not only do we kick off with Memorial Day and all kinds of fun, almost-summery ways to celebrate like brilliant kites at Wildwoods International Kite Festival, cool stunts and rides at Diggerland’s Stunt Show, Monmouth Race Track’s Strawberry Fair and Wonder’s Birthday Bash in Ocean City, but this is the week we get to introduce our NJ Guide to Preschools! With a directory to all the amazing education choices in our fair state and new information being added frequently, our new Guide will help parents to make great preschool choices, so check in frequently. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more family-friendly options for this coming week in New Jersey!
As May comes to a close, get outdoors and enjoy all the super springtime fun on tap this week. Try something new at the grand openings of Wildwood’s Starlux Mini Golf Course and Liberty Science Center’s Dino Dig. Little ones will enjoy outdoor time at Tree Time for Tykes, Read & Pick Storytime and Sprout & Seedlings. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!
Get in the mid-spring spirit this week with nature and wildlife events in the spotlight. Meet cute creatures at Mommy and Me Class with Rizzo’s Wildlife World. Share stories in a nature setting at Flat Rock Brook Nature Center’s Toddler Times and Rancocas Nature Center’s Preschool Storytime. Plus, have wet farm fun at World of Water Day. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!