Twitter Contest Ends Tomorrow For The Big Brew Beer Festival

The Big Brew Beer Festival is BACK in Morristown, NJ on Saturday, October 11th. The event will feature over 250 unlimited craft beers and Free Shuttle Service to & from the Festival!

A winner will be chosen TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 19th at 8pm.

Here’s How to Enter the Twitter Contest:
1. You must follow @njisntboring and @bigbrewbeerfest on Twitter. I can check this as well!
2. When you see a Tweet regarding the contest, you must ReTweet (or RT as the kids say) and Favorite it.
3. I will pick a winner on August 19th at 8pm, and I will declare it in a Tweet.

Not social media savvy? Don’t want to test your luck?

Well…I have more good news.

I have an exclusive $10 off promo code for the event which you can redeem on the Big Brew Beer Fest ticket page. The promo code is: NJISNTBORING

Details on the Event:

Date: Saturday, October 11th, 2014
Time: Session 1 1:00 pm-4:30pm (VIP extra hour 12pm-1pm); Session 2 7:00pm-10:30pm (VIP extra hour 6pm-7pm)
Address: The Morristown Armory; 430 Western Ave, Morristown, NJ
Cost: VIP: $80′; General Admission: $50; Designated Driver:  $10
* Ticket prices will increase two weeks before the show and again one week before the show. Get them early!
Buy tickets HERE
Like them on Facebook and Follow on Twitter @BigBrewBeerFest

For more beer events check out the NJIB section for Beer Events

Official Press Release:

Event Set To Showcase Over 250 Unlimited Craft Beer Tastings

The Big Brew Beer Festival is returning to the Morristown Armory in Morristown, New Jersey on Saturday, October 11, 2014 and promises to be the best Fest yet!

“Big Brew” has become synonymous with featuring unique and plentiful craft brews from around the state and around the world. The October Fest will also include some wonderful additions for attendees.

“We are always committed to improving our Festivals,” says Allison Kohler, President of JMK Events, “and we are very excited to welcome four great VIP food sponsors as well as free shuttle service to and from the event!”.

Big Brew Fest is teaming up with My Limo to provide free shuttle service—running every 15 minutes during the event—back and forth between the Morristown courthouse and the Armory. Service is provided courtesy of the Big Brew Beer Fest. Event attendees also have access to discounted sedan rates.

And with a tip of the hat to food-lovers, VIP ticket holders will also enjoy beer-infused hors d’oeuvres served during the VIP extra hour provided by Morris Tap & Grill of Randolph (with menu designed by Food Network “Chopped” Champion, and Morris Tap & Grill Chef and partner, Chef Eric LeVine), Nicole’s Ten of  Randolph, Hot Rods Real Pit BBQ of Wharton and the Village Food Garden at the ShopRite of Greater Morristown.

VIP Food options will include a bbq pulled pork sandwich with sevendust chips (from Morris Tap & Grill), smoked turkey and smoked wings (from Hot Rods BBQ) and seared pepper tuna with micro greens, avocado, wasabi, and tomatoes in a phyllo cup & mini soft shell tacos made with chicken verde and pork al pastor, diced tomato, and crunchy cabbage (from Village Food Garden).

Foodies can also look forward to the return on The Cow & The Curd’s award-winning Wisconsin battered cheese curds.

Morris Tap & Grill will also present the VIP Lounge, where VIP ticket holders can enjoy an extra hour of tasting and more than 25 VIP-only rare beers available throughout the event.

Session times are as follows:
Session 1:  1 pm – 4:30pm      VIP extra hour 12pm -1pm
Session 2:  7 pm – 10:30pm    VIP extra hour 6pm -7pm

Pricing is as follows:
Special Pricing for both Sessions (from now until September 27, 2014):
VIP – $80     General Admission – $50     Designated Driver -$10
Note:   Pricing will change 2 weeks and 1 week before event
from September 27 – October 3:    VIP – $85     GA – $55   DD – $15
from October 3 – October 11:  VIP – $90    GA – $60   DD- $15  (DOOR PRICES)

Advance tickets are available online at:  http://bigbrewnj.com
The Big Brew Beer Festival Fall-Fest
Saturday, October 11, 2014
The Morristown Armory
430 Western Ave. Morristown, NJ 07960
Session 1   1:00 pm-4:30pm (VIP extra hour 12pm-1pm)
Session 2   7:00pm-10:30pm (VIP extra hour 6pm-7pm)
All tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir tasting glass. Attendees can also vote on the People’s Choice Award for best beer at the festival.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Morris Rugby, which raises funds and awareness for youth rugby throughout the region. For more information, please visit www.morrisrugby.org

Twitter Contest Starts Tomorrow For The Big Brew Beer Festival

The Big Brew Beer Festival is BACK in Morristown, NJ on Saturday, October 11th. The event will feature over 250 unlimited craft beers and Free Shuttle Service to & from the Festival!

PS. The Facebook contest ends at 8pm TONIGHT…so if you still haven’t entered…get on it ASAP!

The Twitter contest will begin tomorrow, Tuesday, August 12th at 8pm and a winner will be chosen the following Tuesday, August 19th at 8pm.

Here’s How to Enter the Twitter Contest:
1. You must follow @njisntboring and @bigbrewbeerfest on Twitter. I can check this as well!
2. When you see a Tweet regarding the contest, you must ReTweet (or RT as the kids say) and Favorite it.
3. I will pick a winner on August 19th at 8pm, and I will declare it in a Tweet.

Not social media savvy? Don’t want to test your luck?

Well…I have more good news.

I have an exclusive $10 off promo code for the event which you can redeem on the Big Brew Beer Fest ticket page. The promo code is: NJISNTBORING

Details on the Event:

Date: Saturday, October 11th, 2014
Time: Session 1 1:00 pm-4:30pm (VIP extra hour 12pm-1pm); Session 2 7:00pm-10:30pm (VIP extra hour 6pm-7pm)
Address: The Morristown Armory; 430 Western Ave, Morristown, NJ
Cost: VIP: $80′; General Admission: $50; Designated Driver:  $10
* Ticket prices will increase two weeks before the show and again one week before the show. Get them early!
Buy tickets HERE
Like them on Facebook and Follow on Twitter @BigBrewBeerFest

For more beer events check out the NJIB section for Beer Events

Official Press Release:

Event Set To Showcase Over 250 Unlimited Craft Beer Tastings

The Big Brew Beer Festival is returning to the Morristown Armory in Morristown, New Jersey on Saturday, October 11, 2014 and promises to be the best Fest yet!

“Big Brew” has become synonymous with featuring unique and plentiful craft brews from around the state and around the world. The October Fest will also include some wonderful additions for attendees.

“We are always committed to improving our Festivals,” says Allison Kohler, President of JMK Events, “and we are very excited to welcome four great VIP food sponsors as well as free shuttle service to and from the event!”.

Big Brew Fest is teaming up with My Limo to provide free shuttle service—running every 15 minutes during the event—back and forth between the Morristown courthouse and the Armory. Service is provided courtesy of the Big Brew Beer Fest. Event attendees also have access to discounted sedan rates.

And with a tip of the hat to food-lovers, VIP ticket holders will also enjoy beer-infused hors d’oeuvres served during the VIP extra hour provided by Morris Tap & Grill of Randolph (with menu designed by Food Network “Chopped” Champion, and Morris Tap & Grill Chef and partner, Chef Eric LeVine), Nicole’s Ten of  Randolph, Hot Rods Real Pit BBQ of Wharton and the Village Food Garden at the ShopRite of Greater Morristown.

VIP Food options will include a bbq pulled pork sandwich with sevendust chips (from Morris Tap & Grill), smoked turkey and smoked wings (from Hot Rods BBQ) and seared pepper tuna with micro greens, avocado, wasabi, and tomatoes in a phyllo cup & mini soft shell tacos made with chicken verde and pork al pastor, diced tomato, and crunchy cabbage (from Village Food Garden).

Foodies can also look forward to the return on The Cow & The Curd’s award-winning Wisconsin battered cheese curds.

Morris Tap & Grill will also present the VIP Lounge, where VIP ticket holders can enjoy an extra hour of tasting and more than 25 VIP-only rare beers available throughout the event.

Session times are as follows:
Session 1:  1 pm – 4:30pm      VIP extra hour 12pm -1pm
Session 2:  7 pm – 10:30pm    VIP extra hour 6pm -7pm

Pricing is as follows:
Special Pricing for both Sessions (from now until September 27, 2014):
VIP – $80     General Admission – $50     Designated Driver -$10
Note:   Pricing will change 2 weeks and 1 week before event
from September 27 – October 3:    VIP – $85     GA – $55   DD – $15
from October 3 – October 11:  VIP – $90    GA – $60   DD- $15  (DOOR PRICES)

Advance tickets are available online at:  http://bigbrewnj.com
The Big Brew Beer Festival Fall-Fest
Saturday, October 11, 2014
The Morristown Armory
430 Western Ave. Morristown, NJ 07960
Session 1   1:00 pm-4:30pm (VIP extra hour 12pm-1pm)
Session 2   7:00pm-10:30pm (VIP extra hour 6pm-7pm)
All tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir tasting glass. Attendees can also vote on the People’s Choice Award for best beer at the festival.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Morris Rugby, which raises funds and awareness for youth rugby throughout the region. For more information, please visit www.morrisrugby.org

2 Ways to WIN Tickets to The Big Brew Beer Festival on Oct 11th

The Big Brew Beer Festival is BACK in Morristown, NJ on Saturday, October 11th. The event will feature over 250 unlimited craft beers and Free Shuttle Service to & from the Festival!

I am running not one, but TWO contests to win tickets to this event. One will be on Facebook which started on Monday, August 4th. A winner will be chosen on Monday, August 11th at 8pm.

Here’s How to Enter the Facebook Contest:
1. You must “like” New Jersey Isn’t Boring and The Big Brew Beer Festival on Facebook. I will check!
2. When you see a status promoting the contest on Facebook (including the link to this blog post), you must SHARE the status and LIKE it as well. If you do not like it, I have no way of tagging you as a winner.
3. A winner will be chosen on Monday, August 11th at 8pm. There will be  a Facebook post declaring the winner at that time.

The Twitter contest is similar. It will begin on Tuesday, August 12th at 8pm and a winner will be chosen the following Tuesday, August 19th at 8pm.

Here’s How to Enter the Twitter Contest:
1. You must follow @njisntboring and @bigbrewbeerfest on Twitter. I can check this as well!
2. When you see a Tweet regarding the contest, you must ReTweet (or RT as the kids say) and Favorite it.
3. I will pick a winner on August 19th at 8pm, and I will declare it in a Tweet.

Not social media savvy? Don’t want to test your luck?

Well…I have more good news.

I have an exclusive $10 off promo code for the event which you can redeem on the Big Brew Beer Fest ticket page. The promo code is: NJISNTBORING

Details on the Event:

Date: Saturday, October 11th, 2014
Time: Session 1 1:00 pm-4:30pm (VIP extra hour 12pm-1pm); Session 2 7:00pm-10:30pm (VIP extra hour 6pm-7pm)
Address: The Morristown Armory; 430 Western Ave, Morristown, NJ
Cost: VIP: $80′; General Admission: $50; Designated Driver:  $10
* Ticket prices will increase two weeks before the show and again one week before the show. Get them early!
Buy tickets HERE
Like them on Facebook and Follow on Twitter @BigBrewBeerFest

For more beer events check out the NJIB section for Beer Events

Official Press Release:

Event Set To Showcase Over 250 Unlimited Craft Beer Tastings

The Big Brew Beer Festival is returning to the Morristown Armory in Morristown, New Jersey on Saturday, October 11, 2014 and promises to be the best Fest yet!

“Big Brew” has become synonymous with featuring unique and plentiful craft brews from around the state and around the world. The October Fest will also include some wonderful additions for attendees.

“We are always committed to improving our Festivals,” says Allison Kohler, President of JMK Events, “and we are very excited to welcome four great VIP food sponsors as well as free shuttle service to and from the event!”.

Big Brew Fest is teaming up with My Limo to provide free shuttle service—running every 15 minutes during the event—back and forth between the Morristown courthouse and the Armory. Service is provided courtesy of the Big Brew Beer Fest. Event attendees also have access to discounted sedan rates.

And with a tip of the hat to food-lovers, VIP ticket holders will also enjoy beer-infused hors d’oeuvres served during the VIP extra hour provided by Morris Tap & Grill of Randolph (with menu designed by Food Network “Chopped” Champion, and Morris Tap & Grill Chef and partner, Chef Eric LeVine), Nicole’s Ten of  Randolph, Hot Rods Real Pit BBQ of Wharton and the Village Food Garden at the ShopRite of Greater Morristown.

VIP Food options will include a bbq pulled pork sandwich with sevendust chips (from Morris Tap & Grill), smoked turkey and smoked wings (from Hot Rods BBQ) and seared pepper tuna with micro greens, avocado, wasabi, and tomatoes in a phyllo cup & mini soft shell tacos made with chicken verde and pork al pastor, diced tomato, and crunchy cabbage (from Village Food Garden).

Foodies can also look forward to the return on The Cow & The Curd’s award-winning Wisconsin battered cheese curds.

Morris Tap & Grill will also present the VIP Lounge, where VIP ticket holders can enjoy an extra hour of tasting and more than 25 VIP-only rare beers available throughout the event.

Session times are as follows:
Session 1:  1 pm – 4:30pm      VIP extra hour 12pm -1pm
Session 2:  7 pm – 10:30pm    VIP extra hour 6pm -7pm

Pricing is as follows:
Special Pricing for both Sessions (from now until September 27, 2014):
VIP – $80     General Admission – $50     Designated Driver -$10
Note:   Pricing will change 2 weeks and 1 week before event
from September 27 – October 3:    VIP – $85     GA – $55   DD – $15
from October 3 – October 11:  VIP – $90    GA – $60   DD- $15  (DOOR PRICES)

Advance tickets are available online at:  http://bigbrewnj.com
The Big Brew Beer Festival Fall-Fest
Saturday, October 11, 2014
The Morristown Armory
430 Western Ave. Morristown, NJ 07960
Session 1   1:00 pm-4:30pm (VIP extra hour 12pm-1pm)
Session 2   7:00pm-10:30pm (VIP extra hour 6pm-7pm)
All tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir tasting glass. Attendees can also vote on the People’s Choice Award for best beer at the festival.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Morris Rugby, which raises funds and awareness for youth rugby throughout the region. For more information, please visit www.morrisrugby.org

Big Brew Beer Festival Returns to Morristown on October 11

The Big Brew Beer Festival is BACK in Morristown, NJ!

Date: Saturday, October 11th, 2014
Time: Session 1 1:00 pm-4:30pm (VIP extra hour 12pm-1pm); Session 2 7:00pm-10:30pm (VIP extra hour 6pm-7pm)
Address: The Morristown Armory; 430 Western Ave, Morristown, NJ
Cost: VIP: $80′; General Admission: $50; Designated Driver:  $10
* Ticket prices will increase two weeks before the show and again one week before the show. Get them early!
Buy tickets HERE
Like them on Facebook and Follow on Twitter @BigBrewBeerFest

For more beer events check out the NJIB section for Beer Events

Official Press Release:

Event Set To Showcase Over 250 Unlimited Craft Beer Tastings

The Big Brew Beer Festival is returning to the Morristown Armory in Morristown, New Jersey on Saturday, October 11, 2014 and promises to be the best Fest yet!

“Big Brew” has become synonymous with featuring unique and plentiful craft brews from around the state and around the world. The October Fest will also include some wonderful additions for attendees.

“We are always committed to improving our Festivals,” says Allison Kohler, President of JMK Events, “and we are very excited to welcome four great VIP food sponsors as well as free shuttle service to and from the event!”.

Big Brew Fest is teaming up with My Limo to provide free shuttle service—running every 15 minutes during the event—back and forth between the Morristown courthouse and the Armory. Service is provided courtesy of the Big Brew Beer Fest. Event attendees also have access to discounted sedan rates.

And with a tip of the hat to food-lovers, VIP ticket holders will also enjoy beer-infused hors d’oeuvres served during the VIP extra hour provided by Morris Tap & Grill of Randolph (with menu designed by Food Network “Chopped” Champion, and Morris Tap & Grill Chef and partner, Chef Eric LeVine), Nicole’s Ten of  Randolph, Hot Rods Real Pit BBQ of Wharton and the Village Food Garden at the ShopRite of Greater Morristown.

VIP Food options will include a bbq pulled pork sandwich with sevendust chips (from Morris Tap & Grill), smoked turkey and smoked wings (from Hot Rods BBQ) and seared pepper tuna with micro greens, avocado, wasabi, and tomatoes in a phyllo cup & mini soft shell tacos made with chicken verde and pork al pastor, diced tomato, and crunchy cabbage (from Village Food Garden).

Foodies can also look forward to the return on The Cow & The Curd’s award-winning Wisconsin battered cheese curds.

Morris Tap & Grill will also present the VIP Lounge, where VIP ticket holders can enjoy an extra hour of tasting and more than 25 VIP-only rare beers available throughout the event.

Session times are as follows:
Session 1:  1 pm – 4:30pm      VIP extra hour 12pm -1pm
Session 2:  7 pm – 10:30pm    VIP extra hour 6pm -7pm

Pricing is as follows:
Special Pricing for both Sessions (from now until September 27, 2014):
VIP – $80     General Admission – $50     Designated Driver -$10
Note:   Pricing will change 2 weeks and 1 week before event
from September 27 – October 3:    VIP – $85     GA – $55   DD – $15
from October 3 – October 11:  VIP – $90    GA – $60   DD- $15  (DOOR PRICES)

Advance tickets are available online at:  http://bigbrewnj.com
The Big Brew Beer Festival Fall-Fest
Saturday, October 11, 2014
The Morristown Armory
430 Western Ave. Morristown, NJ 07960
Session 1   1:00 pm-4:30pm (VIP extra hour 12pm-1pm)
Session 2   7:00pm-10:30pm (VIP extra hour 6pm-7pm)
All tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir tasting glass. Attendees can also vote on the People’s Choice Award for best beer at the festival.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Morris Rugby, which raises funds and awareness for youth rugby throughout the region. For more information, please visit www.morrisrugby.org

8 Events to Check Out This Week/Weekend July 23rd – 27th

Monmouth County Fair - July 23rd – 27th

The original Monmouth County Agricultural Fair that includes fireworks, entertainment, home & garden tent, 4H, and much, much more! This year marks the 40th Anniversary!

Dates: July 23rd – 27th, 2014
Address: 1500 Kozloski Rd. Freehold, NJ 07728
Cost: $8, kids 12 and under are Free

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Shakespeare in the Park – July 24th – 26th

Sit under the stars and enjoy a fabulous production of Shakespeare. Bring your beach chairs, blankets, a picnic basket and your funny bone.

Dates: Thurs, July 24th – Saturday, July 26th, 2014
Address: Divine Park; Passaic & Fifth Aves. Spring Lake, NJ 07762
Cost: Free
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AC Food and Wine Festival  – July 25th – 27th

Caesars Entertainment presents AC Food and Wine Festival: The four-day culinary and spirits festival, which features a star-studded roster of the world’s most renowned culinary experts and TV personalities!

Dates: July 25th – 27th, 2014
Address: Ballys & Caesars Casino in Atlantic City
Cost: To get tickets click here

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32nd Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning – July 25 – 27

hotair

The largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America takes off again! Featuring more than 100 hot air balloons from around the world, live concerts and non-stop affordable family entertainment, the Festival is a must on everyone’s list of Things to Do this Summer.

The festival features the awe-inspiring spectacle of colorful balloons taking flight twice each day over the scenic Hunterdon County countryside, headlining concerts from Grammy Award winners, Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famers and the latest teen sensations, children’s amusement rides, age-appropriate family entertainment and attractions, the Running with Balloons 5K race and Family Fun Run, intertactive exhibits from leading consumer brands, and hundreds of arts and crafts and food vendors. Hot air balloon rides available!

Dates: July 25th – 27th, 2014
Address: Solberg Airport;  39 Thor Solberg Rd. Readington, NJ 08889
Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for kids until July 24th, $30 adults, $15 kids. To get tickets click Here
For more information check out Facebook and Twitter @NJBalloonFest

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Food Truck Showdown – July 26

The Manahawkin Flea Market is hosting a Food Truck Showdown on July 26th from 10pm to 7pm. Admission is free.  The Flea Market is located at  657 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ. For more information call 609-233-0000 or email TheMarketPlaceLLC@yahoo.com.

Date: Saturday, July 26th, 2014
Address: 657 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ.
Cost: Free admission
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Soulsational Festival - July 26

For the 4th consecutive year, Music & Wellness will be blissfully joined together at the Soulsational Festival at 11 am – 8 pm. The festival is a free community event featuring live music, local health and wellness businesses and practitioners, giveaways, a silent auction, and lots of opportunities to give back and unite the Jersey Shore community!

This event was created to honor, share, and explore the many healing modalities, practitioners, organizations, and businesses devoted to health and wellness right here on the Jersey Shore. Its goal is to increase awareness of the many different green, holistic, organic, and healthy options within our community, support the local economy and offer a unique interactive experience for all those in attendance.

Date: Saturday, July 26th, 2014; Opens at 11am. Rain or Shine
Address: Veterans Park; 489 Forest Hills Parkway, Bayville, NJ 08721
Cost:  Free
More info on Facebook and Twitter @Soulsational

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Honey Bee Family Festival & Bee Fair – July 26

In addition to honey, did you know that bees provide us with materials to make a variety of products such as candles, soaps, lotions, medicines, and more? On this day, vendors of all these products will be on hand to tell you how these products are made and sell their wares. Of course there will be honey tasting, too! Activities include: Finger-paint Bee Mural, Honey tasting station, Make an antenna Headband, Plant a bee garden, Un-BEE-lievable Beekeeping Demonstration, Create a chromatography butterfly!

Date: Saturday, July 26th, 2014; 11 am – 4 pm.
Address: Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd. Morristown, NJ 07960
Cost: FREE for Members; Non Members: $7/child, $10/adult
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Warren County Farmers Fair & Balloon Fest - July 26 – Aug 2

A family fun event that also features a Hot Air Balloon Festival with up to 40 balloons. Explore the Traditional Arts Building featuring demonstrations of quilting, lacemaking and more. Other highlights include 4-H and FFA exhibits and contest. Main arena events include demolition derbies, mud bogs, lawnmower races and tractor/truck pulls (some additional charges apply). The balloon festival features mass hot air balloon launches, tethered balloon rides, hare and hound races and the unique Bicycle Balloon Race, where pilots and cyclists pair up in a race of skill and speed. The Kids’ Corral is a fun and magical place where children can play, learn and even enter some contests. Best of all, activities at the Kids’ Corral are free of charge to fairgoers

Date: Saturday July 26th – August 2nd, 2014
Address: Warren County Fairgrounds; 1350 Stryker Rd. Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Cost: $7 for adults and $4 for ages 5-12. Children 4 and Under Free

10 Events to Check Out this Week/Weekend: July 15th – 20th

Burlington County Farm Fair – July 15 – 20

Located at the new Burlington County Fairgrounds at the intersection of Route 206 and Jacksonville-Jobstown Roads in Springfield Township NJ (just 1/4 mile south of the Columbus Farmers Market), the Fair offers a variety of activities to the more than 100,000 visitors expected in 2011. Horses, cows, rabbits, chickens, sheep, goats and other animals are on display each day. Most of these are shown by 4-H members who hope their project animal will win a blue ribbon. Daily horse shows, all new food vendors and new for 2011 is a Tractor Pull track and a Tractor Pull in scheduled for Thursday evening. Old steam engines and antique farm equipment can bring back memories for Grandpa. See the full schedule for details on the many new things happening at this year’s fair!

Dates: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 –  Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Address: 1990 Jacksonville Jobstown Road, Springfield Township, NJ
Cost: Free
For more information find them on Facebook and follow on Twitter @BurlCoFarmFair

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Cape May County 4-H Fair & Chicken BBQ - July 17 – 19

FREE admission for 3 days of old-fashioned family fun, including amusement rides, evening live entertainment, midway, 4-H horse and livestock exhibitions, food court,

Thursday night livestock auction, delicious chicken BBQ served every night from 5 pm until its gone, Children’s Pet Show Saturday at 9 am. Saturday antique tractor auction and Exhibits, booths and hands-on activities.

Dates: July 17th – 19th, 2014
Address: 4-H Fairgrounds; 355 Court House-S. Dennis Rd, Cape May Court House, NJ
Cost: Free
Like them on Facebook for more info

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Morris County 4H Fair – July 17 – 20

4-H exhibits, entertainment, pony rides, dog show, talent show, children’s pet show, dress-a-pet and dress-a-cage contest. Hay rides, 4-H dog show, small animal show, seeing eye puppy demo, petting barn, karate demo, chicken bar-b-que, and more.

Dates: July 17th – 20th, 2014; Thurs 4 – 10 pm; Fri – Sat 10am – 10pm; Sun 10am-4pm.
Address: Chubb Park; Rte. 24, Chester, NJ 07930
Cost: Free Admission – $5 parking donation.

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NJ State Ice Cream Festival – July 19

icecream

The NJ State Ice Cream Festival will have games, rides, food and entertainment. Fun for the whole family! Ice Cream makers from all around New Jersey will be competing to have their ice cream be named the best in New Jersey!

Date: Saturday, July 19th; 3pm to 8pm
Address: Downtown Toms River; GPS 218 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753
Cost: Free to Attend. Tasting kits for the event are $6 in advance, $7 at the door. To get tickets in advance click here
Like them on Facebook for more information

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Film One Fest: July 19

film one festFilmOneFest is a celebration of the short-short film that takes place every third Saturday in July in the historic Atlantic Highlands Marina. Films from around the world are selected and shown on a giant screen in front of an audience of over 1,000 and entries are shared and seen globally through our mobile apps.

Date: July 19th, 2014, 7pm to 10:30pm
Address: Atlantic Highlands Marina; 2 Simon Lake Dr, Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Cost: Free
Like them on Facebook and Follow on Twitter @FilmOneFest

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New Jersey State Crab Festival - July 19

Event takes place in front of the Ice House Restaurant, 4415 Park Blvd., in Wildwood featuring a block party atmosphere with “crabby” fun for the entire family! 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Festival includes bushels of blue claw crabs, a beer garden, “must try” crabby bloody marys, vendors and exciting things for the kids including a crab race at 6 p.m. Live outdoor entertainment will be featured throughout the day as well as a special performance by Parrotbeach at 7 p.m., a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band. FREE admission! “Crabby” fun for all ages! Blue Claw crabs! Beer Garden, “must try” crabby bloody mary! Vendors and exciting things for the kids including a crab race at 6 pm. Live outdoor entertainment all day.

Date: July 19th, 11am to 10pm
Address: Ice House Restaurant; 4415 Park Blvd. Wildwood, NJ
Cost: Free
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Barrel Trail Weekend - July 19 & 20

On July 19th & 20th, New Jersey wine enthusiasts will get a chance to sample future award-winning vintages direct from the barrel of their favorite wineries when the Garden State Wine Grower’s Association’s Barrel Trail and Wine Tasting Weekend is held at participating wineries across the state.

Dates: July 19 & 20, 2014, 12 to 5pm
Address: At participating wineries across the state, click here to view list
Cost: Depends on Vineyard

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Gourmet Food Truck Weekend – July 19 & 20

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 beach blankets to enjoy the festivities on Laurita Winery’s rolling grassy slopes, many terraces and pergolas overlooking 40 cultivated acres of vineyards, or stake your spot in the adjacent Wine Garden, a cool, shaded area with children’s playgrounds and two entertainment stages.

Dates: Saturday, July 19, 11:00-10:30pm; Sunday, July 20, 11:00-8:00pm
Address: 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt, NJ 08533
Cost:  $8 per person Saturday or Sunday. 12 and under are free, children are welcome!

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Garden State Cat Club Expo & Show - July 19 – 20

Features: Ask the Vet booth; multiple presentations daily including subjects such as grooming, cat health care, how to find a pet sitter, etc.; feline agility (yes, cats can do agility); Cats in Cars (adorable kitties riding in their own little cars); Breed Showcase (CFA judge explaining origins, personalities and care of 20+ different cat breeds); area shelters with kitties for adoption; pedigreed kittens for sale from top area breeders; Meow Mall with products for cats and cat lovers alike – oh, yes, and a HUGE cat show featuring 450 top show cats from all over the U.S. and Internationally.

Dates: July 19th and 20th, 2014; 10am to 4pm
Address: Garden State Exhibit and Convention Ctr; 50 Atrium Dr. Somerset, NJ 08873
Cost: $10 General Admission, Seniors $8

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Jersey Shore Comic Book Show – July 20

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Come meet the Artists, Writers and Creators of comics in the “Artist Lounge” with over 20+ artists, writers and creators in the comic industry.Tons of golden age, silver age, bronze age comics, Manga/Anime, Collectibles, Toys, Non-Sport Cards and much, much, MORE!!!!

For more information contact: Dan/Mary @ (609) 242-7756

Address: TOMS RIVER ELKS CLUB, 600 WASHINGTON STREET, TOMS RIVER
Date: Sunday, July 20, 2014; 10 AM TO 4 PM
Cost: FREE admission FREE parking
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Just Jersey Food Truck Festival: A Foodilcious, Foodtastic, Foodgasmic Event on Aug 9

The Just Jersey Food Truck Festival is  fun filled family day filled with food trucks, a beer garden and live music. Free face painting from 11am to 5pm!

Date: Saturday, August 9th, 2014; 10am – 6pm
Address: County College of Morris; 214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, NJ
Cost: $5 admission, Kids under 12 Free. Free parking

For more information find them on Facebook and follow on Twitter @JustJerseyFest

You can find this event and all other NJ Food Truck Events on the Food Truck Events section of NewJerseyIsntBoring.com!

Official Press Release:

Looking for an exciting, fun filled Summer event that offers something for every member of your family? Look no more! Morris County’s first gourmet food truck festival is coming to The County College of Morris in Randolph, NJ on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The Festival will take place from 10am to 6pm in Parking Lot No.1 and will feature great food, a beer garden, music and many entertaining special events.

Over 20 gourmet food trucks, offering a wide variety of delicious, innovative foods will enable festival visitors to experience the special thrill of eating gourmet food specialties served from the inside of a 4 wheeled vehicle. Among the culinary delights will be fresh lobster rolls, fried Wisconsin cheese curds, Cajun delicacies, empanadas, arepas, Steak, New Orleans creole cuisine, tasty Thai entrees, grilled cheese, hot dogs and sliders with all the fixins, pizza, enticing wraps, bacon creations, cup cakes, ice cream, and so much more. It will be a gourmet wonderland!

The Festival will also have a Beer Garden for anyone over 21, with 4 ice cold Craft Beers on tap, sponsored by Morris Tap & Grill and benefitting Morris Rugby. Great musical sounds will be played by Gasser Dan, sponsored by New Jersey Siding & Windows. Children will enjoy Complimentary face painting and other activities. A number of Vendors will be demonstrating and displaying their products. A very exciting addition to the festival is Bubble Soccer! Bubble Soccer is an alternate and whacky way of playing the beautiful game. This is brought to the festival and run by Jersey Club Sports, Morris County’s premier provider of adult sports leagues. Teenagers and adults will be able to participate in this fun filled game.

The County College of Morris is located in Randolph, just off Route 10, between Center Grove Road and Dover-Chester Road. Parking is free. Admission is $5 per adult. No charge for children under 12. For additional information, call 973-927-2794 or go to http://www.JustJerseyFest.com (or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @justjerseyfest.

The Tri-County Fair: June 12th – 14th

The Tri-County Fair in Morris County brings the excitement of carnival attractions including rides, games, music and more! The event will be held at the 107 acre site of Christ Church located at 140 Green Pond Road, Rockaway, NJ 07866 – Exit 37 off of RT-80.

Come out and enjoy classic rides such as the Ferris Wheel, kiddie rides and the Zipper, games of chance, great fair foods such as cotton candy, ice cream, fried Oreo’s and delicious homemade lemonade! The Tri-County Fair will also feature family friendly music, a spectacular fireworks show and a complimentary musical showcase where local bands will display their talents and entertain fair-goers.

Highlights of the event include:

  • Pay One Price and Enjoy the Rides All Day – Thursday Only
  • Fireworks Show at 11pm on Friday
  • Talent show case all day Sunday

Free Admission! Free Parking!

Dates: June 12th & 13th @ 6-11pm, June 14th @ 3-11pm
Address: 140 Green Pond Road, Rockaway, NJ
Click here for information on how to get discounted ride tickets in advance

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