Be Greek for a day at the Jersey Shore Greek Festival. Traditional Greek food, music, dancing,specialty shopping, culture and hospitality will be overflowing during the spectacular family event. For the kids, games and rides will also be on-site. Tour the beautiful Byzantine-style church. For more info check out their Facebook page and Twitter @ShoreGreekFest.
Address: Saint George Greek Orthodox Church Complex, 1033 West Park Avenue, Ocean, NJ 07712
June 27, 2014 – June 29, 2014
Fri 6/27 5-11 pm; Sat 6/28 noon – 11 pm; Sun 6/29 1-8 pm.
$2. Kids under 6 free. Free parking, free shuttle
2014 Brew at the Zoo in West Orange
The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange will celebrate its 51st Birthday by hosting the 2nd annual Brew at the Zoo on June 28, 2014 from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM. The festival will feature live entertainment, 75 brewers, and a large selection of craft beers from the likes of NJ’s own Kane Brewing, River Horse, & Flying Fish, as well as Michigan’s Founders Brewing. Bar the door, this will be your favorite visit to the zoo since you were 10 years old.
The Brew at the Zoo event will be held rain or shine. All sales are final. In the event of inclement weather, patrons and vendors will be able to access indoor space.
Tickets are $60 for general admission and $10 for designated drivers. You can get tickets here: 2014 Brew at the Zoo
The address for this event is 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052.
Beer Fest on the Battleship in Camden
The Garden State Craft Brewers Guild Beer Festival will be back aboard the Battleship on Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Enjoy a tour of the Battleship, live music by the Cabin Dogs, a souvenir sampling mug, delicious food and beer from 21 breweries throughout New Jersey!
This year they are offering a VIP Ticket which will allow a limited number of guests access one hour earlier than the public, as well as the chance to sample some special beers and talk with the brewers.
VIP Tickets, which allow access at 12:00pm, are available for $55 per adult. Beer Festival tickets are available for $45 per adults.
Brewers scheduled to attend include Basil T’s RB, Carton, Cape May, Cricket Hill, Flying Fish, Gaslight, Harvest Moon, High Point, Iron Hill, JJ Bitting, Kane, Krogh’s, New Jersey Beer Co., Pizzerio Uno, River Horse, Ship Inn, Trap Rock, Triumph, Tuckahoe Brewing Co., Tun Tavern and Turtle Stone.
Tickets can be purchased here or calling 1-866-877-6262 ext. 108. Or buy tickets at the Ticket Office, open every day.
Find out more information via their facebook event page.
ToyConNJ is debuting June 28 & 29th at the PAL 33 Baldwin Rd in Parsippany with over 170+ tables of Collectibles and featuring special celebrity guests, comic artists and special events for the entire family. A COSPLAY cash prize contest will be held Saturday Evening and run by Mayhem Collectibles. If you plan to attend in costume than why not enter the contest!
Address: 33 Baldwin Rd, Parsippany
Dates: June 28th & 29th, 2014
Tickets: $5, free to anyone in fully costume. Children under 12 are free
For more information check them out on facebook
Annual BrewFest at the Ballpark in Lakewood
On June 28, 2014 the Lakewood Blueclaws will be hosting their annual Brew Fest at the Ball Park! There will be two, four-hour sessions, the first from 12 noon to 4 pm and the second from 6 pm – 10 pm with beer sampling, food and merchandise. Each guest will receive a special branded glass for use at the event that they can keep as a souvenir. Over 100 styles of beers including New Jersey’s own Cricket Hill, Flying Fish and Boaks. Regional favorites like Ommegang, Keegan’s, Erie Brewing, Blue Point Brewing, Brooklyn, Magic Hat, Saranac, Harpoon and Peak Organic will be available as will national brands such as Sierra Nevada, Boston Beer, Shiner and Killians. Plus, fans will be able to enjoy international legends Duvel, Boon, Innis & Gunn, Rodenbach and Weltenberger and many more. Additionally, Brewfest at the Ballpark will feature many special spring and summer styles of beer. There is also a buffet option for the first time, where fans will recieve access to a Pasta Action Station, Carving Station with flank steak, chicken tenders, assorted wraps, and cookies.
Tickets for the event can be purchased at 732-901-7000 option 2 or in person at the BlueClaws Box Office.
Address: First Energy Park; 1 Stadium Way, Lakewood, NJ
Tickets are $30 in advance ($50 with buffet option). At the door, tickets are $35 ($55 with buffet option) and tickets are currently on sale, with designated driver admission just $10. All designated drivers will also get free fountain soda throughout the day.
The Red Bank Rockin’ Country Music Festival is a two day event and will be held in Red Bank in scenic Marine Park on the Navesink River. It is a fundraiser for Red Bank River Center and other deserving non-profits in the Red Bank area. Multiple outdoor stages and venues will host popular country musicians including the rising country star Maggie Rose along with After the Reign and much, much more! Music genres include country pop, country rock, blues, blue grass, folk music, americana and more. Twenty of Red Banks finest restaurants and eateries will be serving specialty country favorites such as fried chicken, BBQ, fritters, etc. The event is family friendly with fun activities for kids! Unique, upscale vendors will be on site as well.
June 28, 2014 – June 29, 2014
12 to 9pm Sat, 12 to 7pm Sun
$5 for anyone over 10
This event will be a huge success and draw visitors from all over the tri-state area and beyond. Sponsors and vendors are welcome. Contact Ruthanne Harrison at Rue Events. 732-829-1104, firstname.lastname@example.org. 732-829-110
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Park Commission proudly announce the 10th annual Mercer County Freedom Festival will be held in conjunction with popular radio station 94.5 WPST. Freedom Festival will be at Mercer County Park Festival Grounds in West Windsor and is one of the earliest Fourth of July celebrations in the area.The event features great food, beer and wine gardens, craft vendors, live music, tethered hot-air balloon rides, games, water rides, mechanical bull, a children’s area with inflatable rides, and much more. This festival will culminate in a fireworks display at nightfall.The concert lineup starts at 3:00 p.m. with the Mercer County Symphonic Band, Under Pressure at 5:00 p.m., Kristen and the Noise at 6:30 p.m., and Burnt Sienna at 8:30pm. Burnt Sienna will conclude their set immediately following the fireworks display at dusk.
Date: June 28, 2014
Time: 3pm – 11pm
Cost: Free admission
Info Phone: 609-448-1947