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
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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
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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.
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
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FilmOneFest 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
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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
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
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!
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
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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