July 1st – 7th: Camden Waterfront Freedom Festival – This weeklong patriotic festival hits its peak on July 6th with a day filled with fun. Enjoy barbeque food, “Freedom Challenge” rides and obstacles, a magician, an apple pie eating contest, fireworks, and even a zoo on wheels! $10 admission for some attractions.
July 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th: Whole Foods Cooking Classes – Whole Foods of Princeton offers one time cooking classes in a variety of helpful areas. Upcoming classes include a kids cooking class, “Cool as a Cucumber” class, a pasta sauce demo, and a muffin workshop. Prices range from $3.65 to $20 per class, with many at just $5.
July 6th and 7th: Terhune Farms Blueberry Bash – Terhune Farms of Princeton will host a two day Blueberry Bash celebrating everything blueberry from 10 AM-5 PM each day. The family friendly event will feature Pick-Your-Own blueberries, live country music, wagon rides, pony rides, children’s games, a blueberry bake-off and best of all, a blueberry themed buffet! Admission is free.
July 12th – 14th: New Jersey State Barbecue Championship℠ – The New Jersey State Barbecue Championship℠ is a three-day open-air festival in North Wildwood featuring championship barbecue competition, live cooking demonstrations, special displays, and food and beverage vendors to satisfy every taste and appetite. This year, it will take place in conjunction with the Anglesea Blues Festival so that you can enjoy blues music with your barbeque ribs, chicken, brisket, pork, and more. Admission is free!
July 20th: NJ State Crab Festival – Ice House Restaurant, 4415 Park Blvd., Wildwood. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. “Crabby” fun for all ages! Blue Claw crabs! Beer Garden, “must try” crabby bloody mary! Vendors and exciting things for the kids including a crab race at 6 p.m. Live outdoor entertainment all day.
July 25th – 28th: Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival – Headlining talents include: Robert Irvine, Rocco Dispirito and The Neely’s. Join us this summer at the Atlantic City shore for four days of fabulous foods, winning wines and celebrity chefs at the 2013 Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival. View Food & Wine Event Schedule This Years Celebrity Appearances Purchase and Event Package
July 31st : Food Truck Mash Up – Fun and trendy food trucks will make their inaugural visit to Bergen County on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 4 to 10 p.m. at Overpeck Park’s Amphitheater in Ridgefield Park, N.J. Sponsored by Holy Name Medical Center, the Food Truck Mash-Up will showcase more than 20 food trucks selling a variety of delicious foods from Thai to Puerto Rican barbeque to healthy wraps and unique desserts. Admission and parking are free of charge. For more information visit NorthJersey.com/exposure