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JULY 4, 2017 - 4TH OF JULY
U.S. Independence Day
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.
July 4-9, 2017
Cumberland County Fair
Millville, New Jersey
Cumberland County Fair, New Jersey's oldest county fair. Racing Pigs ~ Daily 4-H Activities ~ Free Hayrides ~ Great Food ~ Free Daily Entertainment ~ Farm & Garden Exhibits ~ Home & Arts Exhibits ~ Music ~ Rides.
July 7-9, 2017 New Jersey State Barbecue Championship
Anglesea, New Jersey
Come witness barbecue teams from around the country show off their skills in a quest for the best. Don't miss the live cooking demonstrations, special displays, and much more. The Anglesea Blues Festival is held in conjuntion with the NJ State BBQ Championship.
July 12, 2017 Annual Sandcastle Contest - Belmar, New Jersey
The Annual New Jersey Sandcastle Contest at Belmar’s 18th Avenue Beach from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. The competition is free and open to participants of all ages.
July 15, 2017 Bourbon & Biergarten - Montclair, New Jersey
Montclair Food & Wine Festival. A fun-filled evening full of the flavors and spirits of summer with live music, a tasting event and a wide array of bourbons and beers from local artisanal and national brands.
July 15-16, 2017
Surf & Turf Seafood Festival
Monmouth Park, Oceanport, New Jersey
The Shore's biggest seafood festival is back for another year at beautiful Monmouth Park! Enjoy everything from ocean-fresh lobster rolls, to succulent shrimp, to the freshest clam chowder around. We'll even have some "turf" for you non-seafood lovers. But this two-day seafood festival will have more than just delicious fare. Rockin' live music will fill the track all weekend long as the perfect accompaniment to an ice-cold brew or chilled glass of wine.
July 21-30, 2017 Edible Jersey’s Eat Drink Local Week
Various Locations, New Jersey
The 6th annual Eat Drink Local Week, which celebrates the bounty of New Jersey farmers and the culinary skills of dozens of our state’s most talented chefs, will take place at more than 50 restaurants statewide. Presented by Edible Jersey - the James Beard award-winning magazine dedicated to promoting the local, seasonal foods of the Garden State - Eat Drink Local Restaurant Week showcases the broad range of foods produced in the Garden State and the creativity of the state’s chefs in preparing dishes using these locally-sourced products. Participating restaurants will be offering specially crafted prix-fixe menus, seasonally driven dishes, supplemental menus, cocktail specials and more during the 10-day event.
July 22, 2017 - Hermitage Food Truck Festival - Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey
The Hermitage Museum is holding a Food Truck Festival from 11am - 6pm. Admission is $5. Children under 5 are free. No pets please. There will be a large variety of delicious foods to choose from. Explore different cuisines or just keep it simple. It’s your choice! Craft beer, live bands and fun activities for the kids will also be part of the day’s offerings. Seating will be provided on our beautiful property, or you can bring a blanket and picnic the day away! Come join us for great food and drink, terrific music, and a spectacular day at The Hermitage. This fundraiser will benefit the Hermitage Museum. The Hermitage is a National Historic Landmark. The historic house incorporates a stone structure that was visited during the Revolutionary War by George Washington and Alexander Hamilton.
July 27-30, 2017 Gloucester County 4-H Fair and New Jersey Peach Festival - Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Drawing roughly 20,000 visitors annually from the tri-state area, the Gloucester County 4-H Fair has become a star attraction for South Jersey. Each year, a wide variety of activities are planned to encourage participation by agricultural and commercial exhibitors. Visitors are welcome to enjoy the equestrian, livestock and other 4-H projects exhibited in arenas, pens and stalls and demonstrated through shows and competitions. For only one parking fee, Fair attendees can take advantage of all four-days of Fair to discover the many facets of Gloucester County, the 4-H Fair and "Jersey Fresh – Jersey Grown" products. Features the crowning of the New Jersey Peach Queen, the awarding of the New Jersey Governors Cup for the best box of peaches, a peach bake-off, educational displays, the sale of fresh juicy peaches & peach products, live music and carnival rides.
July 29-30, 2017 - Wine & Wings Festival - Hamburg, New Jersey
Cava Winery & Vineyard. This year our annual Wine & Wings Festival will be a Two Day Festival!! 1-6 PM. The ticket price includes a Cava Logo wine glass, wine samplings from all 3 wineries and live entertainment. Entertainment for Saturday will be Bryan Hansen band from 1-3 PM and Cranked Up Country from 4-6 PM. Our entertainers for Sunday will be Luke & the Troublemakers from 1-3 PM and Smoothology from 4-6 PM. There will be food available to purchase from Cava Winery & 3 food trucks.
July 22-31, 2016 Edible Jersey’s Eat Drink Local Week
Various Locations, New Jersey
The 5th annual Eat Drink Local Week, which celebrates the bounty of New Jersey farmers and the culinary skills of dozens of our state’s most talented chefs, will take place at more than 50 restaurants statewide. Presented by Edible Jersey - the James Beard award-winning magazine dedicated to promoting the local, seasonal foods of the Garden State - Eat Drink Local Restaurant Week showcases the broad range of foods produced in the Garden State and the creativity of the state’s chefs in preparing dishes using these locally-sourced products. Participating restaurants will be offering specially crafted prix-fixe menus, seasonally driven dishes, supplemental menus, cocktail specials and more during the 10-day event.
July 23-24, 2016 Summer Food Truck and Wine Festival
Milford, New Jersey - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.
July 24-26, 2015 - Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival - New Jersey
Cancelled for 2016.
July 19, 2014 12th Annual NJ State Ice Cream Festival
Toms River, New Jersey
Replaced by Summer in the Street festival in 2015.
July 7, 2012 Front Porch Bluegrass Festival & Pig Roast - Chester, NJ
Food, fun and of course music are in the works and just about ready to roll again at the the annual Front Porch Bluegrass Festival. Every year, on the first Saturday after the fourth of July, we gather at the gazebo in Chester, NJ to celebrate our freedom and raise money to help those in need.
July 28-29, 2012 Family Fun Days - Belvidere, New Jersey
A day on the farm incorporates live music, tractor-drawn hayrides, wine tasting, vineyard and wine cellar tours, barefoot grape stomping, and more.
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