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Free And Fabulous Events - July 2014

Posted by: NJ Kids Team - June 23, 2014

NJ Kids Has Loads Of Free And Fabulous Events

Have fun venturing through New Jersey and discovering all sorts of fun, from animal encounters, outdoor hikes, and walks and 5K runs, to parks and playgrounds and festivals and fairs.  Take the family on a day trip, and venture out and explore other areas of Jersey.  Enjoy the beginnings of Summer with these Free and Fabulous ideas.  Make it a family outing. 

Atlantic City Sculpture

For more Free and Fabulous Things To Do:  2014 Summer Concerts in NJIndependence Day Events 2014

DO AC Sand Sculpting World Cup

June 19 - July 6.  Now in its second year, the DO AC Sand Sculpting World Cup is the must-see event of the summer. Twenty sand sculptors from across the globe will create unbelievable sculptures from sand and compete in head-to-head singles and doubles competitions for global bragging rights and the most lucrative prizes in the world of sand sculpting. The Beach @ Pennsylvania Ave. (near Steel Pier), Atlantic City.

Randolph Freedom Festival
July 3-5, 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM.  Featuring the best fireworks show in the county plus a parade, games, food, bands, rides, attractions, arts & crafts and much, much more! Parking: $5. County College of Morris, Center Grove Road off Route 10, Randolph

Oceanfest at Pier Village Long Branch
July 4.  An all-day, family friendly festival that brings together the most memorable sights, sounds and sensations of the summer season. Not just a music or food festival.  One Chelsea AveLong Branch

Beachcombing at Jenkinson's Aquarium
July 7, 06:00 PM - 06:45 PM.  Explore the shore with our staff during this free program and see what you can find! Weather permitting. All ages. 300 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach

Sofia the First Princess Training
July 10, 04-4:30 PM.  Join us as we celebrate Sophia the First with fun Storytimes and activities based on everyone's favorite princess, Sofia the First! Participate in our Princess Training Academy as well as other fun activities and storytimes.  Barnes & Noble.  2134 Highway 35, Holmdel

Jersey Shore Celtic Festival in Toms River
July 12,  08:00 AM - 05:00 PM.  EUSPBA sanctioned pipe band and solo competitions, all grades. Children’s highland games. Haggis eating contest. Vendors and more. Free admission. 415 Washington Street, Toms River.

Beach Fest Craft Show
July 12, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM.  You don’t want to miss this show! The best in Fine Crafts! Beach Haven

New Brunswick Ciclovia “Open Streets for Active Living”
July 12, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM.  The city of New Brunswick will “OPEN” 3.4 miles of its streets to pedestrians and other active citizens. Come out and enjoy your favorite activities… play, dance, cycle, stroll, exercise, walk you dog, skate board…it’s up to you! Bring the whole family!  Downtown, New Brunswick.

Bradley Beach Lobster Festival
July 12-13, 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM.  More Lobsters than ever before! • Broiled Lobster, Lobster Mac and Cheese, Lobster rolls etc • 6 bands, live emcee/DJ playing requests • over 100 craft and speciality vendors • HUGE Beer & Wine • Free Event • Great Oceanfront location • Giant Waterslide! • Childrens activities including rides, face painters and sand art. 500 Ocean Ave, Bradley Beach.

Beachcombing at Jenkinson's Aquarium
July 14, 06:00 PM - 06:45 PM
Explore the shore with our staff during this free program and see what you can find! Weather permitting. All ages. Point 300 Ocean Avenue, Pleasant Beach.

NJ Sandcastle Contest in Belmar
July 16,  08:30 AM - 02:00 PM.  NJ Sandcastle Contest attracts thousands for fun day on the beach, featuring professional sand sculptors and individual and team categories. Prizes awarded.  17th Avenue Beach, Belmar.

Farm to Fork
July 16,  01:00 PM - 03:00 PM.  In honor of South Jersey's Hot Chefs Restaurant Week (July 20th - July 26th), a local farm located in Sewell, NJ is welcoming everyone to pick crops and also learn how to turn raspberries and peaches.  Duffield's Farm Market - 280 Chapel Heights Rd, Sewell

Hackensack Shakespeare in the Park Series
July 16, 23, August 13, 20. 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM.  All Shows free at Staib Park. Bring chairs or blankets. Rain.  869 Summit Ave.  Hackensack

Morris County 4-H Fair
July 18 - 21.  Family entertainment, animal and pet show.  Chubb Park Rte. 24 Chester

AJR Performs FREE CONCERT at iPlay America
July 18, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
AJR comes to iPlay America! This talented New York City indie pop trio will perform a FREE show!  Tickets are required and can be ordered at http://www.iplayamerica.com/special-event/ajr.  110 Schanck Road, Freehold.

Friday Nights at the Drive-in Movies at Duke Island Park, Bridgewater
July 18, 08:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Go to Duke Island Park for a bit of nostalgia, as they present our 2014 Drive-in Movie series on Friday evenings.. Wear your pajama's, bring your teddy bears, lawn chairs and blankets.  Old York Rd, Bridgewater

Wooden Boat Festival in Toms River
July 19, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Antique & Classic Wooden Boats, Vendors, Pirates & Pirate shows, Kids – come build and sail wooden boats, Maritime Artists & Crafts; free admission.  Huddy Park Corner of Water & Main Sts, Toms River

12th Annual New Jersey State Ice Cream Festival in Toms River
July 19,  03:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Taste ice cream from local vendors. Inflatable rides, Face-painting, Sand Art and more for the Kids! FREE ADMISSION ~ FREE PARKING! Toms River

Point Pleasant Jazz and Blues Festival
July 19, 12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Join the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation for live performances by talented jazz and blues musicians, food, crafter and sponsor exhibits. Riverfront Park, River Rd, Point Pleasant Borough

12th Annual New Jersey State Ice Cream Festival in Toms River
July 19,03:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Taste ice cream from local vendors. Inflatable rides, Face-painting, Sand Art and more for the Kids! FREE ADMISSION ~ FREE PARKING! Washington Street, Toms River

Shakespeare in the Park
July 20, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Bring your family, picnic basket and blanket, sit back and enjoy- "Shakespeare in the Park" If it is a sunny day bring your umbrella/suntan lotion and hat. Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood

Friday Nights at the Drive-in Movies at Duke Island Park, Bridgewater
July 25, 08:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Go to Duke Island Park for a bit of nostalgia, as they present our 2014 Drive-in Movie series on Friday evenings.. Wear your pajama's, bring your teddy bears, lawn chairs and blankets.  Old York Rd, Bridgewater

Clamfest in the Highlands
July 31 to August 3
Fresh seafood from local restaurants, live entertainment, thrills rides and games.  Huddy Park, 301 Shore Drive, Highlands

 

Check our calendar for more Free and Fabulous Events.

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Posted by: NJ Kids Team| June 23, 2014
Categories:  Fun Things To Do
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