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Find the best things to do in NJ this weekend, including food festivals, concerts, family-friendly events, performances and art exhibits. Our events calendar is your go-to guide for fun in New Jersey.

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    Lake Hopatcong Block Party 2022

    When: Saturday, May 21, 2022

    The Lake Hopatcong Block Party offers a unique Main Street-style experience in a beautiful lakeside setting. Hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation, this event brings visitors together with businesses, non-profit organizations, community groups, crafters, and food vendors for a community day like no other featuring activities, entertainment, raffles, a children’s scavenger hunt, and more


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    Glen Ridge Arts and Eco Fair

    When: Saturday, May 21, 2022

    The Glen Ridge Arts and Eco Fair returns on Saturday, May 21, 2022, 10 am–5 pm (Rain date May 22). The all-day street fair and art show will take place along Ridgewood Avenue and feature arts, crafts, and wellness vendors, as well as fair-trade, organic and eco-smart products for sale, including native plants. Attendees will enjoy all-day live entertainment and food concessions.


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    Wildwoods International Kite Festival

    When: Friday, May 27, 2022 - Monday, May 30, 2022

    On the beach at Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood, and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Event begins on Friday at noon with the Unlocking of the Ocean media event outside of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Festivities following include opening of the Kite Sales Tent, Friday night social via the local kite club and the 9:00 p.m. illuminated night kite fly. Saturday includes the silent and loud auctions (open to all) and Saturday and Sunday include the flying of large inflatable kites, team flying, as well as family games. Monday features the World lndoor Kite exhibition inside the Wildwoods Convention Center- FREE to spectators. Fri: 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Sat & Sun: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Mon: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. For more information visit SkyFestivals.com


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    S.H.O.W. LavaLove® (Atlantic City, NJ): Free Food, Free Clothing, Free Services

    When: Saturday, May 28, 2022

    Memorial Day Weekend – Atlantic City Convention Center, in Atlantic City, NJ: Free meals, Free brand-new clothing, music concert, housing, financial, veterans’ assistance, medical exams and more offered by 50+ onsite community partners providing same-day assistance. S.H.O.W. LavaLove® is here to help those in need of assistance. Celebrity guest appearances. GET YOUR FREE TICKETS before they sell out. https://powerchangeslives.eventbrite.com #SHOWLavaLove #LavaLove #POWER #AtlanticCity


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    Warren County Hot Air Balloons, Arts & Crafts Festival

    When: Friday, June 03, 2022 - Sunday, June 05, 2022

    The Warren County Community College, in Washington, is the site of the first balloon festival for the season. The Warren County Hot Air Balloons, Arts & Crafts Festival runs from June 3 through June 5, 2022. Purchase tickets online at a discount, through June 1. Discount tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for youth ages 4-12, children 3 and under are free of charge and parking is $5. After June 1, admission prices are $10 for adults, $5 for youth ages 4-12 and parking re-mains at $5. (Online charges apply but the more you buy, the more you save. Cash only at the gate.)


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    Warren County Hot Air Balloons, Arts & Crafts Festival

    When: Friday, June 03, 2022 - Sunday, June 05, 2022

    This high-flying fun festival makes for a great day for families – with Hot Air Balloons, Drone Demos, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Food Trucks and more!


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    COUNTRY WESTERN BAND AT LONE EAGLE

    When: Friday, June 03, 2022

    An evening of great music. More details to follow.


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    Rockabilly Uprising at Historic Smithville

    When: Saturday, June 04, 2022

    Enjoy a day of 50’s style entertainment with a modern twist; including live music and a classic pin-up contest with prizes and vendors.


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    West Orange Street Fair

    When: Saturday, June 04, 2022

    The West Orange Street Fair will return for 2022 and is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. One of the biggest events of the year in West Orange, the Street Fair will feature crafters, vendors, food, street performers, a classic car show, beer garden and more!


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    Rally for the Rivers Eco-Fest

    When: Saturday, June 04, 2022
    Venue - City: Victory Park - Rumson

    Join Clean Ocean Action, the Rumson Environmental Commission and Rally for the Two Rivers Alliance partners for free, family fun at the Rally for the Two Rivers Eco-Fest on Saturday, June 4th from 9am-12:30pm at Victory Park in Rumson. This environmental celebration of the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers will feature hands-on educational activities, river seining, music, eco-friendly crafts and more! Plus, kids can take the Environmental Passport Challenge to unlock special rewards from participating local businesses!


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