South Jersey Family Fun Guide

South Jersey Family Fun Guide
South Jersey weekend events are here for you and the whole family!

Dog Tales
Friday August 17: Burlington County Library,Bordentown, 3:30 pm
Children of all ages are invited to come to the library to meet Isla, a reading therapy dog. Isla will listen as children read their favorite books to her.

Fireworks on the Beach
Friday August 17: Pine Avenue Beach, Wildwood, 10 pm
Pull up a beach chair or just stop in your tracks on the Boardwalk for a few minutes of breathtaking color and light.

Fun Golf Instruction Friday
Friday August 17: Ramblewood Country Club, Mount Laurel, 6-8 pm
Open to the public for all ages and skill levels, receive free advice from a golf instructor on chipping or putting. The night includes giveaways, contests, and live music.

Friday Family Fun Night
Friday August 17: Lindenwold Park, 7 pm
Friday nights this summer in Lindenwold Park feature entertainment for the entire family (Magician Simon Mandal, 7 pm), followed by a movie (Coco, 8:15 pm) under the stars.

Heights, Camera, Action! The Greatest Showman
Friday August 17: Haddon Heights Public Library, 7:30-10:30 pm
Bring your blankets, chairs and snacks and enjoy the movie on a 26-foot screen, along with concert-grade speakers.

Movies in the Park, Jumanji
Friday August 17: Red Bank Battlefield, National Park, 7-10 pm
Grab the family, lawn chairs, blankets, and enjoy free movies in the parks all summer, every Friday in Gloucester Township. Movies begin at dusk.
Rhythm in the Park Concert Series, Jersey Jukebox
Friday August 17: Tony Canale Park, Egg Harbor Township, 7-9 pm
Jam out in the park with family, friends, and neighbors. Jersey Jukebox will be playing classic rock n’ roll and oldies from the ‘60s through the ‘90s.

Crafts and Fine Art Festival
Saturday August 18-Sunday August 19:
 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, 9 am-5 pm
Come and enjoy 160+ craft and fine artists, live music (featuring New Orleans jazz, folk favorites, and world music), and family art activities. Try your hand at canvas painting, ceramic tile decorating, and sand art creations while a face-painter, henna artist, and caricaturist add to the fun.

Food Truck Festival
Saturday August 18: Philadelphia Avenue, Egg Harbor City, 3-9 pm
Bring your appetite for great food, cold beer, and good times. 20 food trucks will line the road, along with six live bands and local vendors.

Haddonfield Farmers Market
Saturday August 18: Kings Court, Haddonfield, 8:30 am-1 pm
This season, the Haddonfield Farmers Market will have entertainment and host master gardeners and cook offs. Each week’s offerings are dependent on the growing season, harvests, and availability.

Kids’ Zone BTS Fun
Saturday August 18:
 JCPenney, Cherry Hill Mall and Deptford Mall, 11 am-12 pm
Join the team for some crafts that will help you get ready to go back to school. Color your own back-to-school pencil pouch you can use all year long.

Really Little Residents
Saturday August 18:
 Haddon Heights Library, 10:30-11 am
Haddon Heights Library hosts a weekend story time program every Saturday. Parents and children from birth to four years old are welcome to enjoy stories, singing, and dancing.

Saturday Story Time
Saturday August 18:
 Hammonton Library, 12:30-1:30 pm
Each session includes crafts, snacks, stories, and games.
Tropicana’s Free Fireworks Series
Saturday August 18: 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, 10 pm
Light up Atlantic City’s skies with a free spectacular fireworks display. The shows, designed by Fireworks by Grucci, will be displayed from the beachfront and will include intricately designed scenes and vivid effects.

Under the Stars Movie Night, Coco
Saturday August 18: Robert J. Lincoln Amphitheater, Egg Harbor Township, 7:30-10 pm
A free outdoor movie for everyone, beginning at approximately 8 pm.

To see our extensive listing of South Jersey events, including local community events, programs at your local libraries, nightlife, fairs and festivals, plays, and many more, check out our Events Calendar here. Have an event that you want listed in our events calendar? Add your event here.

If you want to add an upcoming weekend event, you can also e-mail us directly at and we’ll be sure to include it in next week’s list!

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