Sept 4–6: Sample brews and ‘que at this annual, three-day festival in Monmouth Park. Barbecue offerings include tender pulled pork, juicy brisket, smoky ribs and more. Wash it all down with an ice-cold beer from a selection of more than 40 craft options. Live music and free parking make this festival even more of a must do. 11 am–5 pm; $12–$15 per day for beer garden tickets.
Sept 3: Spend Friday night on the beaches of Manasquan listening to music and watching fireworks light up the evening sky. New Jersey–based band Deep Six will perform. Rain date: September 4. 6–10 pm; free.
Sept 3–6: It’s a bird! It’s a plane—and lots of them! This year’s AirFest marks the 25th anniversary of the NASW Aviation Museum’s high-flying event. In addition to watching a variety of aircraft perform aerial acrobatics, attendees can also enjoy live music, food and more. Cape May; 10 am–4 pm. $12–$16; children under two, free.
Sept 3–5: For something a little different (and a little scary), there will be a frightening film festival and horror convention taking over the Showboat Atlantic City for the weekend. Highlights include meet-and-greets with horror icons, a cosplay contest, vendor room and more. Friday, 5–11 pm; Saturday, 10 am–7 pm; Sunday, 10 am–5 pm. $30–$75.
Sept 5: This festival, now in its 15th year, will be rocking the block in Wildwood’s Fox Park. From 1–10 pm, visitors can enjoy crafts, games, rides, food and live entertainment. Attendance is free.Click here to leave a comment