Whether you want to fly like a faerie or a fighter pilot, joust like a knight or dance like no one’s watching we have loads of Things to DO this weekend May 19 + 20
Saturday and Sunday May 19th and 20th 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM (Teterboro, NJ 20 minutes from Hoboken/JC) Open cockpit weekend at Teterboro! Kids and adults can check out the cockpits of some of the extraordinary aircraft at The Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum, including a very rare Lockheed bush plane, a “M*A*S*H” Bell-47 helicopter, the world’s last remaining Martin 202 airliner, and a TWA Convair 880 jetliner circa 1959.
Saturday and Sunday May 19th and 20th 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM (Bordentown NJ 1 hour 12 minutes from Hoboken/JC) The New Jersey Renaissance Faire is an event of epic proportions. Located on the beautiful 60 acres of Liberty Lake, the Faire is the largest festival of its kind in the state of NJ and has made a name for itself as the most interactive Renaissance Faire in the country.
Saturday and Sunday May 19th and 20th 2:00-4:00 (West Orange NJ 40minutes from Hoboken/JC) Visit Turtle Back Zoo Animal Hospital for a Behind the Scenes tour! This 30 minute tour brings visitors behind the scenes to meet and greet TBZ’s vet techs and check out the day-to-day workings at the zoo’s hospital.
Saturday May 19th 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM (Summit NJ 36 minutes from Hoboken/JC) This week’s topic: Sensational Scents! Make a discovery at the Arboretum and enjoy a unique family experience. Drop by the Stackhouse Education Center at the Reeves Reed Arboretum for an interactive exploration of nature. Each week discover a new plant, animal or environmental topic through experiments, stories, games, and crafts. Borrow an Arboretum backpack loaded with binoculars, field guides, a magnifying glass and everything else needed for outdoor Arboretum adventure
Saturday May 19 11:00 AM- 5:00 PM (Toms River, NJ 1 hour 12 minutes from Hoboken/JC) Heat things up at the New Jersey State Chili & Salsa Cook-off. Bring your taste buds to Toms River for this special celebration of all things hot. Besides chili and salsa tasting, fair-goers can take in live music, games, rides, kids activities, martial arts demonstrations, vendors and more.
Saturday May 19 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM (Flemington, NJ 1 hour 12 minutes from Hoboken/JC)
Buffalo Watch features live bands, a field and barns of crafters, civil war reenactment camps, a food court, activities for kids, a hometown saloon and a great daytime experience.
Saturday May 19 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM (Budd Lake NJ 1 hour 5 minutes from Hoboken/JC)
Come dressed in costume to do a fairy dance at Turkey Brook Park during a fun-filled day of all things magical at the Pirate and Fairy Festival, including face painting, a giant slide, pirate challenges, bouncy castle, pony rides, food, vendors, and a treasure hunt.
Saturday May 20 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM (Paramus, NJ 25 minutes from Hoboken/JC) Head to the 14th Annual Junior League of Bergen County Touch-a-Truck. Kids of all ages will love climbing aboard all kinds of vehicles at the Garden State Plaza parking lot. Bounce houses, face painting and other activities round out the fun.
Sunday May 20 11:00 AM-5:00 PM (Maplewood, NJ 37 minutes from Hoboken/JC)
Enjoy a fun day in Maplewood at the MayFest , featuring over 150 artists, crafters and vendors, plus activities, local bands, a DJ and dance performances.
Sunday May 20 11:00 AM-5:00 PM (Leonia , NJ 32 minutes from Hoboken/JC)
Bergen County Parks and Hackensack Riverkeeper host the 5th Annual EarthFest Overpeck, a celebration of clean water and a healthy environment.
Sunday May 20 7:00 PM-9:00 PM (Newark, NJ 35 minutes from Hoboken/JC)
The Illusionists – Live from Broadway at NJPAC this spectacular, mind-blowing evening of entertainment brings together the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on Earth.
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