New Jersey Food Events
Current listings of New Jersey food, wine and craft beer events, festivals and competitions.
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There's a new foodie destination in North Jersey! Garden State Public Market, a food hall and market place has opened at Garden State Plaza. Garden State Public Market is a food lovers' paradise with local vendors offering a unique quick dining experience. There will also be community programming such as trivia night on Thursdays, live jazz on Fridays, yoga and brunch on Saturday mornings and Silent Disco on selected weekends. GSPM is open on Thursdays through Saturdays until June 30. The list of…Find out more »
Need a little weekend pick-me-up? Through October 28, spice up your weekend at the Famous Food Market in Jersey City. This celebration of culinary diversity takes place every Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy your choice of food trucks, beer and wine, and a number of international vendors. The festival is a free to attend and runs from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the parking lot attached to Lutze Biergarten. To RSVP and to learn more details, click here.Find out more »
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled. Bradley Beach Lobsterfest is back, on June 23 and June 24! The free event will host over 180 craft and specialty vendors, a beer and wine garden, and live bands and DJs all day at the oceanfront venue. The event is great for the whole family with children’s activities including a water slide, rides, face painters, and sand art. Saturday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Click here…Find out more »
On June 23 and 24, treat yourself to all the seafood you could imagine at Baymen’s 24th Annual Seafood and Music Festival. Enjoy fresh crabs, shrimp, and much more while experiencing live music throughout the day. Tickets provide a weekend filled with family-friendly activities along with crafters, live animals, and demonstrations. Featured as one of the Best Outdoor Festivals by NJ Monthly magazine, tthe event takes place at Tuckerton Seaport from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Tickets are…Find out more »
Enjoy all things wine and chocolate at the Monmouth Park Racetrack on June 23 and June 24. Experience New Jersey’s best wineries, chocolatiers, and dessert vendors along with live music and family-friendly activities. New to the event this year is the Chocolate Lounge, where the dessert area will expand through the Grandstand. Click here to learn more about this event. Gates open 11:30am First race: 12:50 p.m.Find out more »
The Somerville Craft Beer Fest is back June 23-24! Enjoy live music, great local food vendors, and of course, the finest breweries. Food will include restaurants like Division Café and The Good Donut Shop. To add to the fun, this year, the fest will host live Paint and Sip events, with direction from a professional art instructor. Click here for a full list of participating breweries and to order tickets. Location: Between N. Bridge Street and Main Street Saturday: 12 p.m. to 9…Find out more »
It’s a TROPICAL FRUIT FESTIVAL! On Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Camden Children's Garden. Learn about growing fruit, make kabobs, and do themed crafts! Enjoy special themed refreshments, too! Email [email protected] for more information or call 856-365-8733 Admission is FREE for members, $9.00 for adults and child non-members. Children under 1 are free.Find out more »
A day of music, food and a true celebration of the Sourland Mountain, its beauty, importance and history is celebrated at the 15th Annual Sourland Music Festival. This year, the Northern Organic Farming Association (NOFA) is supporting the festival, working with partners to raise awareness of the ecological importance of the Mountain. NOFA applauds, in particular, the efforts of the Sourland Conservancy to protect the Sourlands and of the Ryland Inn, providers of the VIP service to the festival and a…Find out more »
Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment hosts the second annual Summer Wine Festival in East Rutherford. This year, over 30 wineries from locales including Portugal and South Africa will be in attendance. Those who plan on attending can expect samplings of Champagne, Chardonnay and sangrias. The festival will be held on Saturday, June 23, in the Backyard and on the East Apron. VIP doors open at 4:30 General Admission doors open at 5:30 Click here to learn more about the event and to…Find out more »
Taco Palooza: The Only Bad Taco is the One You Didn’t Eat! Hold on to your sombreros and get ready to shake your maracas! TACO PALOOZA is rolling into Chester, NJ, on June 30, 2018! A Benefit for the Historic Chester Business Association and I Love Chester, NJ Join us, as we've decided to dedicate a festival to celebrate this delicious creation and our huge love for all things taco! Beer, sangria, margaritas, live music, and vendors, too! Saturday June 30,…Find out more »
Celebrate American independence with a complimentary whiskey and beer tasting with your dinner at Stage Left Steak. Then stroll next door to the State Theatre New Jersey for a free 7 p.m. screening of 1776, a 1972 film based on the way-before-Hamilton Tony Award-winning musical by the same name. Details With your dinner order, Stage Left Steak will offer tastings of Master Distiller Colonel James E. Pepper’s 1776 rye, bourbon and ale. Pepper proudly proclaimed his continued use of his grandfather’s original…Find out more »
The Atlantic City Vegan Food Festival will feature 200 vendors, inspiring speakers, a 10k & 5k on the boardwalk, live music, cooking demos and much more, all right on the boardwalk in Atlantic City! Early bird tickets for the Saturday, July 14, food festival and include entry into the July 13 vegan food truck festival at the Showboat Hotel. They do not include access to the main speaker room or the 10k/5k/fun run. Create a team if you plan to…Find out more »