Free Family-Friendly Festivals in New Jersey This Spring

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    Planning your next I-95 Road Trip? Make the most of springtime’s pleasant weather with these kid-friendly events, street festivals and special holiday happenings throughout New Jersey—oh, and did we mention: they’re all FREE! Find even more events for your upcoming trip.

    Easter Egg Hunts
    April 15, 2017
    Multiple Locations
    At Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt in North Wildwood, kids ages 11 and younger can pick-up eggs and collect prizes, while the Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt in Cape May has two categories: preschoolers to kindergarteners and first to second graders.

    Annual Earth Day Festival
    April 23, 2017
    Egg Harbor Township
    At this Earth Day Festival, watch live entertainment and music, browse the eco-friendly vendor booths, and bring the kids for the interactive games and exhibits.

    Essex County Cherry Blossom Bloomfest
    April 23, 2017
    Enjoy cherry trees in full bloom at the Cherry Blossom Bloomfest, with Japanese cultural demonstrations, live music and children’s activities will keep little ones entertained.

    New Jersey Folk Festival
    April 29, 2017
    New Brunswick
    Introduce kids to cultures from around the world at this student-run Folk Festival at Eagleton Institute.

    Rutgers Day
    April 29, 2017
    Camden, New Brunswick and Newark
    Everyone is invited to the annual Rutgers Day, where families can learn about the sciences, arts and humanities with hands-on activities, performances and more.

    Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival
    May 7, 2017
    More than 300 artists, photographers, crafters and sculptors come together for the annual Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival to sell their wares, and kid activities including rides, face painting and performances.

    Point Pleasant Beach Offshore Grand Prix
    May 19 – 21, 2017
    Point Pleasant Beach
    Watch with excitement as speed racers zoom down the waterways during the Offshore Grand Prix. The race begins at Noon on Sunday.

    Bordentown Street Fair
    May 20 – 21, 2017
    Farnsworth Avenue bustles with people coming to enjoy craft booths, boutique shop merchants, local food vendors, live music and kids’ entertainment at the Bordentown Street Fair.

    Wildwoods International Kite Festival
    May 26 – 29, 2017
    Wildwoods Beach
    The kiddos will love the Wildwoods International Kite Festival — the largest kite festival in North America — with exhibits, workshops and demonstrations — see the most colorful creations to take flight.

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