Annual Highlands Oktoberfest – Oct 4
The 14th Annual Highlands Oktoberfest returns on Saturday, October 4th, 2014 from 2pm – 9pm at Veterans Park. Modeled on the traditional Munich, Germany Oktoberfest with an emphasis on eating; drinking and being merry while providing something for everyone. Authentic German food, children’s activities, crafters, live music, dancing and other great entertainment. Executive Chef Butch Greenwaldt formerly of the Hofbrauhaus is preparing the menu with plenty of traditional German favorites hot off the grill such as bratwurst, knockwurst, kraut, potato pancakes, goulash, sauerbraten and Bavarian noodles along with other tasty fare to please the kids and those less adventurous. Quench your thirst with plenty of Oktoberfest Beers, both light and dark.
Admission and Parking is Free.
Asbury Park Zombie Walk – Oct 4
Last year, The New Jersey Zombie Walk shattered records, proving to the world that the Jersey Shore lives. We showed what it really means to be strong and we are a community built of many amazing people…or should we say zombies? Are you ready to stumble the streets of Asbury Park in the name of a zombie’s favorite thing….BRAINS?
Date: October 4th, 2014; Begins at 10am
Address: Asbury Park Boardwalk; Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ
Cost: Free Admission
Glassboro Craft Beer Festival – Oct 4
The Glassboro Craft Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, October 4th, 2014 from 1pm to 5pm on Rowan Boulevard in downtown Glassboro. This event features a sampling of a wide variety of craft beers from all over the country, along with food, fun, live entertainment and vendors tailored to craft beer enthusiasts.
Date: October 4th, 2014; 1 to 5pm
Address: 201 Rowan Boulevard , Glassboro, NJ
Cost: $30 to $40. $5 for non-drinkers. Get tickets HERE
Harborfest – Oct 4th
Chowder contest, Clam Eating contest, Blessing of the Fleet, Daisy Jug Band and food vendors.
Date: Saturday, October 4th, 2014; 11am to 4pm
Address: Marina Park; 347 42nd Place, Sea Isle City, NJ
Wildwoods Seafood and Music Festival – Oct 4th
Date: Saturday, October 4th, 2014
Address: Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Ave., Wildwood, NJ
Celebrate the famous Bavarian tradition on Historic Jackson Street as it is transformed into a German promenade with authentic music and food. Visit the Beer Gardens and browse the artisans tables selling crafts, antiques and collectibles.
Date: Saturday, October 4th, 2014; 10am to 5pm
Address: Jackson St, Cape May, NJ
Cost: Free Admission
Food Trucks and Fire Pits – Oct 4 & 5
Once again food and wine lovers will converge at the Laurita Winery in New Egypt for a Laurita Winery Gourmet Food Trucks weekend. Experience the trending Gourmet Food Truck offerings while sipping on wine! Live music all day and the gathering of good friends will make this day special. Enjoy gourmet treats from the tri-state area’s top food trucks. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the view of the vineyard. No pets or outside food allowed. Admission includes parking, shuttle service and entrance to the event
Dates: October 4th & 5th, 2014
Address: 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt, NJ 08533
Cost: Event Admission fee $8 per person Saturday or Sunday. Buy tickets here. 12 and under are free, children are welcome! Tickets can be purchased the day of.
Hammonton Fall Festival – Oct 4 & 5
Over 40 seasonal craft beers and ciders to try out. Live Music by The Benderz, Goodman Fiske and Mesquite Honey. DJ Ralph D’Amelio form the Tropicana Tango Bar in Atlantic City. Over 60 crafters and food vendors.
Dates: October 4th & 5th, 2014; Begins at Noon
Address:Mt. Carmel Fairgrounds; 3rd & French Sts., Hammonton, NJ
Cost: Free Admission & Parking
25th Annual Cranberry Festival - Oct 4th & 5th
This is one of the largest Juried Craft Shows in New Jersey. Over 125 vendors featuring the finest craftsmen in the region come to sell their creations from fine arts, pottery, homemade pastries, jams, wines, jewelry and clothing. Enjoy the vintage car show on Saturday and live music and entertainment for everyone all weekend.
Dates: October 4th and 5th, 2014; 11am to 5pm
Address: 200 Farnsworth Ave., Bordentown City, NJ
Oktoberfest in Historic Smithville – Oct 4th & 5th
Oktoberfest has over 100 juried crafters, an international food court, music, kids activities, non-profit organizations and more!
Dates: October 4th and 5th, 2014; 10am to 5pm
Address: 615 E. Moss Mill Rd., Smithville, NJ
26th Annual Chowderfest Weekend – Oct 4th & 5th
This family fun festival features live music, activities and unlimited Chowder tasting with the opportunity for each ticket holder to vote for their favorite red and white chowder. It has become a tradition for family and friends to gather together to say good bye to summer and welcome in the fall. Always the weekend before Columbus Day Weekend, this year join us on October 4, 2014, for the fabulous Merchant Mart (free admission) where local vendors offer the best deals of the season and Sunday for the Chowder Cook Off Classic.
Dates: October 4th and 5th, 2014; 11am to 4pm
Address: Little League Field; 9th St. & Taylor Ave., Beach Haven, NJ
Cost: Free for the Merchant Mart on Oct 4th, Oct 5th – $20+. Buy tickets HERE
Grand Harvest Wine Festival - Oct 4 & 5
20 New Jersey wineries will take a break from the intensity of the Autumn harvest to celebrate the latest and greatest vintages of New Jersey wine at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris County. Bands, food trucks, arts and crafts all will highlight a terrific family friendly event.
Dates: October 4 & 5, 2014; Noon to 5pm
Address: Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morristown, NJ
Cost: $20 (additional service charge applies; $25 at the Gate. Two Day Pass – $40 (21 or older). Buy tickets Here
Pig and Prince Oktoberfest – Oct 5
High Point Brewing Co. (Ramstein) – Brooklyn Brewery – Flying Dog
River Horse – Carton Brewing Co. – Kane BRewing Co. – Weyerbacher
Ommegang – Docs Hard Cider
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FEATURING:
“The Defending Champions”
Date: Sunday, October 5th, 2014; 12pm to 7pm
Address: Pig & Prince; 1 Lackawanna Plaza. Montclair, NJ 07042
Cost: $20; $5 per token