Let us share with you all of the events to celebrate spring in South Jersey!

Spring Shindigs in South Jersey

Spring is finally here and while we wait for the weather to fully catch up, why not put some events on the calendar?! We tried to find events all over South Jersey to keep you and the kids busy this season. We’d love to share more even more fun with the community so keep your eyes peeled and send us anything you find!

South Jersey Kids Expo
Marlton Field House in Marlton
Saturday, March 30 11am-3pm
Fun, games, and activities incuding inflatable moounbounces, henna tattoos, face painting, STEAM workshop, and appearances by Spider-Man and Moana.

Welcome Back Weekend Party
Johnsons Corner Farm in Medford
Saturday, March 30 & Sunday, March 31 10am-4pm
Free farm tour hayrides, free admission to discovery barnyard and animal farm, dollar hot dogs.

Wheaton Springs 2019
Wheaton Arts in Millville
Saturday, April 6 10am-5pm
Experience the Spring Festival: Asian New Year Celebrations in the Event Center, explore the new Museum of American Glass exhibit Emanation 2019 with a guided tour, create unique “make-and-take” projects in the Education Studio, discover the art of paper making, ceramic wheel-throwing, and glassblowing with special demonstrations, and more!

Opening day at Storybook Land
Storybook Land in Egg Harbor Township
Saturday, April 6 11am-5pm

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes Exhibit
The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia
April 13 – September 2
More than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props!

Bayfest 30th Anniversary
Bay Ave in Somers Point
Saturday, April 27 10am-5pm
The Somers Point Bayfest is now the largest, single-day festival in South Jersey. Come out and enjoy a day full of fun, food, crafts, music.

Smithville Renaissance Faire
Towne of Historic Smithville
Saturday, April 27 & Sunday, April 28 10am-5pm
Fun for the entire family including comedy, tragedy, sword fighting, dance, song, knights, jesters and so much more.

ACUA Earth Day Festival
ACUA in Egg Harbor Township
Sunday, April 28 10am-4pm
Many free kids activities, interactive demonstrations, entertainment, delicious food, local vendors, live animals and educational workshops.

4th Annual Kyle Brown Forever a Superhero 5K and Family Fun Walk
Cape May Park & Zoo in Cape May Court House
Saturday, May 4 9am
5k run benefiting the Kyle Brown Foundation. Dressing like a Superhero is strongly encouraged!! T-shirts guaranteed to all participants that per-registered by April 20, 2019. Kids 10 and under walk for free with a donation to the CMC animal shelter (food, toys, money, etc.)

May Day Spring Festival and Pet Expo
Island Beach State Park in Seaside Park
Saturday, May 4 11am-4pm
Native plant sale, craft vendors, food, music, and family fun! Bring your pet along while you browse pet products and services at the Pet Expo.

Spring Tide Festival & Boat Show
Downtown 96th Street in Stone Harbor
Saturday, May 4 11am-5pm
Boats, beer, food, fun, and pirates!

Towne of Historic Smithville
Saturday, May 18 & Sunday, May 19 10am-5pm
100 crafters, international food court, live music, kids activities.

Sky Festival
The beach at Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center
Friday, May 25-Monday, May 27
Largest kite festival in North America held on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Event begins on Friday at noon with the Unlocking of the Ocean media event outside of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Festivities following include opening of the kite sales tent, a Friday night social via the local kite club and the 9 p.m. illuminated kite fly. Saturday includes the silent and loud auctions (open to all) and Saturday & Sunday include the flying of large inflatable kites, sport kite demo’s, team flying as well as family games. Monday features the World Indoor Kite Competition inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. FREE to spectators.

New Jersey Renaissance Faire
Liberty Lake Day Camp in Bordentown
Saturday, May 18 & Sunday, May 19
Saturday, May 25 & Sunday, May 26
Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2 11am-6pm
Transport yourself back in time to a Medieval period complete with jousting and other knightly activities, fairies, pirates, games, and other magical exploits. Fun for the whole family!

Funny Farm Rescue Summer Festival
Funny Farm Rescue in Mays Landing
Sunday, June 2 10am-5pm
Aside from animals there will be hayrides, crafters, and other vendors at this event.

For some additional fun, let’s do a giveaway of a favorite South Jersey establishment of mine since I was a kid – the Garden State Discovery Museum! It’s a hands-on museum in Cherry Hill with a pretend market, construction site, pizza shop, and so much more.

Win 4 tickets to the Garden State Discovery Museum!


One (1) winner will receive four tickets to the Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Ends 4/4.

What are you doing this spring? Share your events with us in the comments or drop us an e-mail!

*This post and giveaway are NOT sponsored. Giveaway open to US only. Must be 18+. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. Giveaway ends April 4, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (EST). One entrant per household/IP address. Winner(s) will be chosen at random by Giveaway Tools. Winner will be notified via e-mail and must reply within 48 hours, or a new winner will be chosen. Prize will be shipped from The Quirky Mom Next Door. We are not responsible for prizes lost or damaged in transit. This giveaway is not in any way associated with or endorsed by Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest or any other social media network.

5 thoughts on “Spring Shindigs in South Jersey

  1. Love this list. A couple of things I didn’t even know about. 🙂 My bucket list for my family is going to a few museums in Philly.

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