Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend in New Jersey is filled with great festivals and events. Go fly a kite at the Wildwoods International Kite Festival or try New Jersey's best food trucks at the Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival. Memorial Day Weekend is a great time to be in the Garden State.

If you’re wondering what to do Memorial Day Weekend in New Jersey, look no further. Towns across the state will be featuring Memorial Day parades and family friends events. Whether you’re looking for things to do with kids or even free things to do, these upcoming events are sure to please.

Wildwoods International Kite Festival
May 27-30, 2016

Head to the beach at Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood for the largest kite festival in North America. This free event features professional kite makers from around the world, who show off their creations with stunts and flying events, as well as additional events such as an auction, kite exhibits and workshops.

Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival
May 28-30, 2016

Foodies will love this delicious festival at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport. More than 40 regional food trucks will gather for a head-to-head competition. Attendees can enjoy entertainment alongside their mobile eats.

Memorial Motor Madness Car Show
May 29, 2016

Swoon over hundreds of pristine vintage cars, from Corvettes to T-Birds at this classic car show in Hackettstown.

Maplewood Street Fair & Craft Show
May 29, 2016

Enjoy free admission and parking at this annual event in downtown Maplewood, featuring more than 200 artists, crafters and vendors showcasing their unique wares.

Cape May Music Festival
May 29, 2016

This annual music series brings an all-star lineup of family friendly concerts to Cape May, from classical orchestral performances to jazz concerts to Irish music and more. Over Memorial Day Weekend, listen to rousing American music with a free performance by the Atlantic Brass Band on Sunday.

Woodland Park Memorial Day Street Fair
May 30, 2016

McBride Avenue in Woodland Park will turn into an all-out extravaganza on Memorial Day, with a family-oriented festival, local merchants, food vendors, live music, face painters, fun games, kiddie rides and much more.

Memorial Day Parade
May 30, 2016

Celebrate the true meaning of Memorial Day at this parade showcasing military equipment, lively bands, local dance groups and antique cars. The parade makes its way through through the town of Hammonton and finishes with a ceremony in Veterans Memorial Park.

Memorial Day Picnic by the River
May 30, 2016

Pack a perfect picnic and enjoy it alongside the picturesque Delaware River when you visit 
Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead in Knowlton for this annual celebration, featuring special tributes for Memorial Day, family friendly activities, historic tours and scenic walks.