Tourism

October 20, 2018

EDISON, NJ -  Middlesex County College will be hosting its annual Harvest Fest on October 25 (rain date: October 26) from 5-8 pm on the MCC campus in Edison. The event is free to attend for all. This year’s Harvest Fest will feature pumpkin patch and pumpkin decorating, hayrides, alien laser ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Library will be hosting a seminar titled "George Washington, New Jersey, and the Revolutionary War". The seminar will take place on November 13 at 7pm. Joel Farkas, a docent from the Washington Headquarter’s National Park Service, will be the guest speaker. The seminar ...

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EDISON, NJ - Canine Companions for Independence hosted its 4th annual DogFest New Jersey on October 7, at Roosevelt Park. The event featured speakers, music, food, dog activities including an agility course, demonstrations on how the dogs help their owners, and a one mile walk around the lake .

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EDISON, NJ – On October 13, 2018, the Clara Barton Neighborhood will be hosting its 3rd Annual Block Party.  The event, which will run from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM, will take place at the  Saint Stephen Lutheran Church, located at 120 Pleasant Avenue in Edison.  The event will feature music and games.  ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- NFL players are coming to Scotch Plains-Fanwood to raise money for two good causes on Saturday, Oct. 20. The All-Star Basketball Game sponsored by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary Club will be a great family FUN-raiser in which NFL players from Giants, Jets, and ...

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EDISON, NJ – The Mobile Family Success Center in partnership with the Edison Municipal Alliance will be hosting a healthy living initiative on October 21, 2018. The Fall Fest event will take place from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Edison Farmer’s Market, located at 925 Amboy Avenue. A rain date of Sunday, ...

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EDISON, NJ - The John P. Stevens Marching Hawks will be hosting its 31st annual Marching Band Festival on Sunday, October 7, beginning at 12:00 noon.  The festival, which helps support the school’s marching band program, will include  music, food, and a variety of vendors.    This year’s John P.

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NEW BRUNSWICK – As most of us get into our school and work routine, we sit and wonder what can we do for fun when we get out? Well no worries, here is a list, mark it twice and go have a good time in the Hub City! Tuesday, September 11 Mindfulness Meditation Noon-1:00 p.m. Where: Rutgers ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Museum is proud to announce that East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen will be giving an upcoming lecture about “How Medicine Has Changed in our Lifetime.” The talk will be held on Sunday, September 30 at 2:00 pm at the East Brunswick Museum, 16 Maple ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Wow, did June, July and August fly by, am I right? Well, we must welcome September with open arms. And why not? There is still plenty to do in New Brunswick this month so mark your calendars and let the fun begin! Tuesday, September 4 Fall Semester Begins Where: Rutgers, New ...

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Edison, NJ -    A three day conference, titled Chalo India 2018, begins on August 31, 2018 and will run through September 2, 2018. The Association of Indian Americans in North America (AIANA) will be hosting the event at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center.  According to organizers “the ...

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Edison, NJ - The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park, located on 37 Christie Street in Edison, is open from Thursdays thru Saturdays, from 10 am- 4 pm.  Every visitor is given a special tour of the museum, which features original artifacts as well as souvenirs available for purchase. The historic ...

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EDISON, NJ – The United Chinese Americans Association of New Jersey hosted its second Summer Picnic Friendship Event on Sunday at Roosevelt Park. The event promoted Chinese culture and included many cultural performances and ample food.  Yun Li performed a Mongolian dance at the event.  Ms. Li ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Food, Wine, and Beer Festival on Saturday, at Papaianni Park. The event featured live music, games, food carts, and various vendors and retailers. Among the food vendors were The Empanada Guy, Jersey Johnny’s, Zinburger, Seasons ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Fourth Annual Pakistan Day Parade will be celebrated on Sunday, August 19th at 1:00 pm. The parade run through Oak Tree Road starting in Iselin, New Jersey and end in front of The Mall on Oak Tree Road in Edison. Last year’s parade attracted about 15,000 people from all over the ...

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EDISON,NJ - On August 19, 2018, the United Chinese Americans Association of New Jersey (UCAA-NJ)  will be hosting its 2018 Summer Picnic Friendship Event. The picnic will take place at Grove 1 in Edison Roosevelt Park beginning at 10:30 AM.  It will “present the diversity of our community, promote ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Over 300 volunteers and sponsors gathered at Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords, New Jersey ahead of the New Jersey India Day Parade, which runs from Edison to Iselin on Oak Tree Road. The event was the local kickoff for the parade. The Indian Business Association, which hosts the annual ...

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LONDON, UK – Classical composer Handel and rock icon Jimi Hendrix usually are not mentioned in the same sentence, but the two musical geniuses are linked together at a small museum in London.  The museum is located in a building at 25 Brook St. that was Handel’s home from 1723 to 1759. Hendrix ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s creepy. It’s kooky. And it’s taking over Westfield from Oct 26 to 28. AddamsFest, a town-wide celebration honoring Westfield native Charles Addams and his most famous creations, The Addams Family, will be a destination event this fall with family-friendly activities, lectures, ...

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BELMAR, NJ — As Belmar finally basks in picture-perfect weather, it may be time to check off a summer activity on your bucket list. And for many, parasailing is one of those “must-do” experiences. At Belmar Parasail, the season is in full swing, offering boat trips from the Belmar Manutti Marina ...

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BELMAR, NJ — It’s no secret that Belmar Manutti Marina ranks among the best boating destinations along the Atlantic coast. Tucked along the eastern shoreline of the idyllic Shark River — just a five-minute trip by boat to the ocean — the state-of-the-art marina is a top choice among boaters ...

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom welcomed two Grevy's Zebras to the park on Thursday May 3. Grevy's Zebras are the most endangered species of zebra. There are approximately 2500 Grevy's zebras in the wild and captivity.  The two females that were born on Thursday are ...

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NEW YORK - File this one under family fun! The New York International Auto Show is providing much more than exciting car launches.  The show offers more family friendly events than ever before. Some of our favorite family friendly displays and activities are: Jeeps’ Camp Jeep takes ...

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TAPintoTravels is in Berlin covering the International Tourism Convention.  One of our first meetings was with the wonderful folks from Palestine. Majed Ishaq of the State of Palestine Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities welcomed us to their beautiful country. He was also kind enough to ...

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - The Tim Tebow Foundation hosted its 8th annual Celebrity Golf Classic on Mar 3 preceded by a Red Carpet Gala event on Friday night.  The Tournament Player Club (TPC) at Sawgrass hosted both events on their beautiful Stadium Course and clubhouse in Ponte Vedra Beach. Tim ...

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - TAPintoTravels traveled to Florida to attend the 8th Annual Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit disabled, orphaned and injured children. The Tournament Player Club at Sawgrass' (TPC Sawgrass) hosted the event in their Spanish-revival clubhouse.  The ...

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TAPintoTravels -  TAPintoTravels’ Erich Templin and TAPinto Greater Olean’s Rich Lee are both on the road at separate events in Florida.   Rich is following the Mets training camp while Erich is reporting on the Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Outing. Erich Templin is set to provide ...

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TAPintoTravels - The International Toy Fair of New York ended earlier this week, but we are not done telling you about all the cool new stuff coming out. The fair was enormous with over a thousand toymakers.  However, we have selected a few toys that we believe our readers will most value and ...

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TAPintoTravels – On Saturday, Feb 24, an anticipated 7,000 people will brave the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, participating in the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights, all to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey. This Plunge is especially noteworthy because it ...

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TAPintoTravels - As you know, we are here to encourage you to travel.  Unfortunately, the New York Toy Fair is one place virtually none of you can go.  So, unless you have been tirelessly been searching the internet, you are not up to date on what toys your children will be wanting ...

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