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Free Family-Friendly Festivals in New Jersey This Spring

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
Newark
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
Hoboken
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
Bordentown
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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Bucket List: Hot Events to Attend in New Jersey This Spring

Ready for an I-95 roadtrip? There are plenty of fun things to see and do in New Jersey this spring. Make your travel plans now! Here’s a roundup of festivals and events.

Asbury Park Music In Film Festival
April 8 – April 10, 2016
Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park
Explore the magic of music and cinema all in one innovative festival. Highlighting past and present films, this celebration examines the dramatic music that brings iconic movies to life.
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Cherry Blossom Bloomfest
April 24, 2016
Essex County Branch Brook Park, Newark
See beautiful cherry trees in bloom at this picturesque park, where a lineup of events boasts children’s activities, live music, street food, a crafter’s marketplace and Japanese cultural demonstrations. It’s FREE, start seeing the blossoms as early April 9 with the Bike Race.
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Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival
May 1, 2016
Washington St. between Observer Hwy. and 7th St., Hoboken
Celebrate spring at this 22nd annual festival, featuring more than 300 artists showcasing their wares and three stages of live music. Bring the kids for games, face painting and rides.
Find your perfect hotel in Hoboken!

Cape May Spring Birding Festival
May 20 – May 22, 2016
Various Locations
Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned birder, you’re sure to spot impressive flocks of shorebirds as they flock the Jersey Shore during peak horseshoe crab spawning season.
Find your perfect hotel in Cape May!

Jersey Shore Festival
May 20 – 22, 2016
Boardwalk from Sheridan to Sampson Aves., Seaside Heights
Attend this FREE music and arts festival to take in live performances by more than 350 artists. The schedule also includes healthy activities such as Tai Chi lessons, yoga lessons and surf lessons.
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Wildwoods International Kite Festival
May 27 – May 30, 2016
Wildwood Beach
Watch as hundreds of colorful kites fill the skies at the largest kite festival in North America. Kite makers and professional stunt flyers will show off their skills to spectators at this FREE event.
Find your perfect hotel in Wildwood Beach!


For more I-95 information, visit www.i95exitguide.com, the Internet’s largest and most complete website devoted to America’s Interstate Main Street. Detailed exit service listings… discount lodging, camping, food, gas and more for every exit from Maine to Florida!

Traveling another route? Visit our growing family of exit guides: I-4 Exit Guide, I-5 Exit Guide, I-10 Exit Guide and I-75 Exit Guide.