NJ Happenings: Apple Day, The Union County Fair & More


For New Jersey Residents:  Here are some free and/or inexpensive family activities for this weekend.

  • Saturday and Sunday, 9/17-9/18: Apple Day at Terhune Orchards in Princeton. Enjoy wagon rides, pony rides, pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, corn maze, music, apple and pumpkin picking & more! 10am – 5pm. Admission is $5.00. Children under 3 are free. Click here to find out more. 
  • Saturday and Sunay, 9/17-9/18: The Union County Fair in Clark. Rides, carnival games and more! Saturday 11am -10pm. Sunday 12-8pm. This event is free. Click here to find out more.
  • Sunday, 9/18: 1920’s Country Fair and Harvest Festival in Morristown. Enjoy wagon rides, farm animals, music, crafts and more. 12-5pm. $8/adult, $6/children 4-16, $4/children 2-3. Click here to find out more. 

Feel free to add more events below to share with others.  I love to see what’s happening in your neck of the woods 🙂

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  • Sunday , sept 18, Lavelette, NJ, a shore tradition for over 50 yrs. Speed Boat Races. local men and women race speed garveys, ski boats. great FREE family fun, come out and watch the champion crowned.
    food, face painting.

  • Sunday is the 2nd Annual Dog Fest at Windward Beach in Brick from 12pm to 4pm. Cost is $5. There will be lots of pet vedors, demos and contests forr your pups.

  • There is a Civil War Encampment at the Monmouth County Historical Society on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday is 10 – 4, not sure if it the same times on Sunday.

  • Karen Comer

    Saturday in Waretown in Ocean County is having a townwide yard sale. There are not many houses registered. But if you are from this area it may be worth checking out. Website is http://www.townshipofocean.com look for townwide yard sale.

  • MaryAnn

    Saturday, September 17, 2011 12pm-9pm..Sussex County .26th Annual NJ Oktoberfest at Crystal Springs Resort

    held rain or shine. The famous award-winning Jimmy Sturr Orchestra will provide the musical entertainment, featuring all the popular polka favorites. This will be an event not to be missed with fun for the entire family including:

    •Lumberjack Contest
    •Pie Eating Contest
    •Golf Scramble
    •Carnival Games
    •Pony Rides
    •Magic Show

    Enjoy great German beer and feast on your favorite Bavarian treats like:
    •Roasted Suckling Pig
    •Black Forest Cake

    Bring your family and friends to Oktoberfest, one of the best NJ Fall Festivals, on the Minerals Field,
    Route 94- Vernon, NJ. Free Admission! $10 Parking Fee Per Car


  • Rita

    Saturday Downtown Pt. Pleasant Beach 34th Annual Festival of the Sea. Food, crafts, games, p0ny rides and entertainment. Shuttle service available. 10am – 7pm …25 area restaurants…..www.pointchamber.com ..come down the shore….. I’ll be there w/my grandkids and daughter-in-law.

  • Jessica

    NJ WILD OUTDOOR EXPO (Rain or Shine)
    Sept 17 -18 10am – 5pm at the Colliers Mill Wildlife Management Area in Jackson Township
    Here is the link:
    I am working there and my hubby and kids are coming…should be fun for all!

    • Jessica


  • Sabine

    Musicfest and County Fair in Clark.
    No Admission BUT $ 10 for parking the car!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    No way to park the car somewere else. SO IT IS NOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! free.
    Very disappointing to drive over for nothing.
    Parking fees should be named befor you claim it is free