Summer Fun

by Amy Kodrich | Jun 2, 2023
Summer Fun
This season, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a sun-soaked afternoon or enchanting evening around South Jersey. From neighborhood celebrations to larger events, this is your guide to enjoying summer in style

 

June 2

Family Movie and Camp Out Night at Deptford Central Park

7:30 p.m., Deptford, Deptford-NJ.org

 

June 3

Moorestown Day

Enjoy a fun-filled day of food, vendors, shopping, entertainment, live performances the whole family will enjoy on Moorestown Main Street.

9 a.m., Moorestown, MoorestownBusiness.com

 

June 3

Mayor’s BBQ

Hosted by Glassboro Mayor John E. Wallace III, families can enjoy live music, barbecue, craft drinks, games, cornhole tournaments and auctions along the Glassboro Town Square.

5-9 p.m., Glassboro, Glassboro.org

 

June 10

CommUnity Day

There will be over 50 vendors on site selling artisan offerings, food, and non-alcoholic beverages. Free activities will include live music, DJ music, sports obstacle course, balloon artists, inflatables and more.

11 a.m.-3 p.m., Glassboro, Glassboro.org

 

June 11

The 31st Annual Medford Art, Wine & Music Festival and Wine n’ Shine Car Show

11 a.m.-4 p.m., Medford, MedfordBusiness.org

 

June 15

Concert at Gazebo Park – The Bass Boards

6:30-8:30 p.m., Maple Shade, MapleShade.com

 

June 17

Juneteenth Celebration at Laurel Acres Park

Noon-3 p.m., Mount Laurel, MountLaurel.com

 

June 18

Sensational Soul Cruisers at Washington Lake Park

7 p.m., Sewell, Twp.Washington.NJ.us

 

June 24

6th Annual Summer Solstice

4-10 p.m., Haddon Township, ShopHaddon.com

 

June 29

Ice Cream & Movie at Laurel Acres Park

6-8 p.m., Mount Laurel, MountLaurel.com

 

July 1

Bordentown Independence Day Fireworks Celebration at Joseph Lawrence Park

4 p.m, Bordentown, BordentownTraditions.com

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July 1
Maple Shade Independence Day Parade & Fireworks
Noon, Maple Shade, MapleShade.com
 

July 2
Concert at Riverton Park
5:30-7:30 p.m., Riverton, Riverton4thOfJuly.com

 

July 3

Independence Day Celebration at Freedom Park

TBD, Medford, MedfordTownship.com

 

July 4

4th of July Parade & Fireworks at Washington Township High School

6:30-9 p.m., Sewell, Twp.Washington.NJ.us

 

July 4

126th Riverton 4th of July Children's Parade

10-11 a.m., Riverton, Riverton4thOfJuly.com

 

July 4

Independence Day Parade

The parade route begins at the municipal building, winds its way down Haddon Avenue and ends at Crystal Lake Pool Complex. After the parade, families are welcomed to the community pool for food and drinks.

11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Haddon Township, ShopHaddon.com

 

July 4

Fun on the Fourth

TBD, Collingswood, Collingswood.com

 

July 7

Family Movie Night at Allen Park

8 p.m., Deptford, Deptford-NJ.org

 

July 15

Taco Palooza Festival at Washington Lake Park

11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sewell, Twp.Washington.NJ.us

 

July 15

Borough of Glass Art Walk and Night Market

This festival includes dozens of local and area glassblowers, sculptors, painters, metalsmiths and woodworkers selling a variety of goods. Stroll along Rowan Boulevard and the Town Square as you listen to music, take in some live entertainment and enjoy multiple food trucks.

5-10 p.m., Glassboro, Glassboro.org 

 

July 15

Fourth Annual Cherry Hill Mall Food Truck Festival

 

July 15

Sunflower Festival at Ferrara's Orchards

11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mullica Hill, FerrarasOrchards.com

 

July 20

Summer Concert in Laurel Acres Park

6:30-8 p.m., Mount Laurel, MountLaurel.com

 

Aug. 1

National Night Out at Washington Lake Park

6 p.m., Sewell, Twp.Washington.NJ.us

 

Aug. 1

National Night Out at Mount Laurel Municipal Complex

5:30-8 p.m., Mount Laurel, MountLaurel.com

 

Aug. 1

National Night Out at Audubon Park’s Soccer Field

5-8:30 p.m., Haddon Township, ShopHaddon.com

 

Aug. 12

Food Truck Festival at Old Stone House Village 

3-8 p.m., Sewell, Twp.Washington.NJ.us

 

Aug. 15

Concert at Gazebo Park – Blast from the Past

6:30-8:30 p.m., Maple Shade, MapleShade.com

 

Aug. 16

End of Summer Block Party

Located on Main Street, this event features live musical entertainment, more than a dozen food trucks, al fresco dining and special offerings from local restaurants.

5-8 p.m., Moorestown, MoorestownBusiness.com

 

Aug. 19-20

Collingswood Crafts and Fine Arts Festival

The festival will present 165+ craft and fine artists selected for the quality and variety of their latest work. Offering contemporary designs in wood, glass, clay, metal and fiber, the artists will be on site to discuss these works and share their passion for creating them.

All day, Collingswood, Collingswood.com

 

Aug. 26

Summer of Love – ‘60s Music Fest!

Along Haddon Ave., enjoy live music, a beer garden, artisans and makers, food trucks, a kid zone and more.

2-10 p.m., Haddon Township, ShopHaddon.com

 

Aug. 26

Food Truck Festival at Deptford Central Park

9 a.m.-5 p.m., Deptford, Deptford-NJ.org

 

September 1

Car Show and Food Truck Festival

View over 300 vehicles along Downtown Glassboro while listening to live music from 92.1’s DJ Pepper Paul and enjoying food trucks and a beer garden.

5-9 p.m., Glassboro, Glassboro.org 

 

Down the Shore

June 15-18

Barefoot Country Music Festival

Along the Wildwood beaches, this four-day event hosts 40+ of the industry's biggest stars. This year's headliners include Blake Shelton, Kid Rock, Darius Rucker and more!

6 p.m. Thursday, 1 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Wildwood, BarefootCountryMusicFestival.com

 

June 17

Create in the Crest Arts Festival

9 a.m., Wildwood Crest, WildwoodsNJ.com

 

July 3

Independence Celebration

Beginning at 5 p.m. with crafters and food vendors, the event also includes 6 p.m. registration for the Ventnor Mile and live music, 7 p.m. race start and concert, then a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. to cap off the night.

5 p.m., Ventnor City, VentnorCity.org

 

July 4

Fourth of July Celebration

The kite-flying competition at 7 p.m. is followed by entertainment on the beach next to the Music Pier. A Boardwalk fireworks display tops off the evening at 9 p.m.

7 p.m, Ocean City, OCNJ.us

 

July 4

Downtown Wildwood July 4th Party

7-10 p.m., Wildwood, WildwoodsNJ.com

 

July 4

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular on the Boardwalk

10 p.m., Wildwood, WildwoodsNJ.com

 

July 4

Fourth of July Fireworks

9:15 p.m., Sea Isle City, VisitSICNJ.com

 

July 14

Carnival By the Sea

Enjoy popular carnival games, face painting, live entertainment and more.

5-8 p.m., Sea Isle City, VisitSICNJ.com

 

July 29

Night in Venice

Ocean City’s 68th annual Night in Venice will celebrate all things Philadelphia with the theme “It’s a Philly Thing” and this year's grand marshal, retired Action News anchor Jim Gardner.

6-11 p.m., Ocean City, OCNJ.us

 

Aug. 10

113th Annual Baby Parade

10:30 a.m., Ocean City, OCNJ.us

 

Aug. 25-26

Food Truck Weekend

Noon-8 p.m., Sea Isle City, VisitSICNJ.com

 

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Author: Amy Kodrich

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