Tourism

June 12, 2021

EWING, NJ — Several World War II aircraft will be flying into Trenton-Mercer Airport this week for tourists to view. The CAF AirPower History Tour featuring historic World War II aircraft will provide cockpit tours, flight demonstrations, and rides.   The event features the B-29 Superfortress ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Start your engines! The Downtown Westfield Corporation is inviting people of all ages to participate in “Mini Grand Prix” racing this Saturday, featuring 1/18th scale cars under the tents on Quimby Street. The races, sponsored by Extreme Party Racing, move at a scaled speed of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In an amazing sign of expected recovery from the COVID-19, the Middlesex County Fair will return to the County Fairgrounds (655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick) on Monday, August 2 – Sunday, August 8, 2021.  Additional details regarding modified experiences and pandemic ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Normally on the Wednesday before Memorial Day, all variety of sea and aircraft would be rolling up the Hudson River to kick off Fleet Week New York. Sadly, you can add the Parade of Ships 2021 to the list of parades that have been canceled due to COVID-19.  This year's ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar beachgoers can now purchase their daily badges online — before their arrival to the popular summertime destination. The borough has partnered with WRSTBND, the New Orleans-based technology company, to develop a customized platform to offer digital sales for the first ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - After extensive discussions with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, local and state health officials, and the Office of Emergency Management, Royal Caribbean is planning to sail its first cruise ship out of Port Liberty in Bayonne in August, TAPinto has learned. “Right ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Smoking marijuana in any form has been banned from all public property in Belmar, including the beachfront. The borough council on May 18 approved two ordinances that come in response to the state’s legalization of recreational marijuana. While Belmar has prohibited smoking ...

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WAYNE, NJ — AAA expects a significant rebound in the number of Americans planning to travel this Memorial Day weekend. From May 27 through May 31, more than 37 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home, an increase of 60% from last year when only 23 million traveled, the ...

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If you’re looking for some good homemade Greek food, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Westfield is hosting their Annual GreekFest but it’s “TO GO.”  Get some delicious take out on June 4 from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. and June 5 from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Some of their specialties like Pasticcio, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Visitors looking to take a tour of Morristown and neighboring historic sites can now do so with the free, digital walking tour app from the Morris County Tourism Bureau.  The app, called “Morristown Walking Tour and Beyond,” provides information, photos and audio clips for 27 ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Struggling under coronavirus restrictions and travel limitations, New Jersey’s tourism industry took a major hit last year, with the number of people visiting the state — and the amount of money they spent — registering dramatic declines, according to the state’s 2020 tourism ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Crack open the Turtle Wax and start polishing your sweetest ride, the second annual Totowa Car Show takes place Sunday, May 2.  Response to the 2020 event, despite the restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, was a tremendous success. This year, the event is expected to be ...

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Happening Sunday, April 25 from 10 am to 1 pm decision-makers take a visually stunning, virtual tour that includes over two dozen chances one of a kind prizes, special discounts, and a showstopper of a Grand Prize   It's the Lucky 13th Annual Wedding Road Show and Party Planning tour on ...

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NEWARK, NJ – More than 30 local artists came together this week to work on a one-of-a-kind “Black Lives Matter” mural which encompassed a year’s worth of planning and preparation.  After the killing of George Floyd sparked protests and rallies around the country in 2020, it served as a catalyst ...

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Step back in time and spend an afternoon outdoors at the Farmstead enjoying the “Music of the American Colonies” On Saturday, April 24 at 2 PM, Farmstead Arts will present Anne & Ridley Enslow in a concert of colonial music on the grounds of Farmstead Arts at 450 King George Road, Basking ...

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BRIGANTINE, NJ — The gray seal pup found underweight and injured on the Belmar beach in February has been sprung from rehabilitation. After spending nearly two months at the Marine Mammal Stranding Center — where its feeding instincts kicked in, and it gained some 30 pounds — the four-month old ...

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CAMDEN NJ – Art can affect how we see the world around us. That’s precisely what sponsors of a new, large-scale city art exhibit hope happens. On Earth Day – April 22 – the city is to unveil six one-of-a-kind, family-friendly art exhibits at various prominent venues. The six-month exhibits, ...

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CLEMENTON, NJ — An anonymous buyer has bid $2.37 million to rescue one of our nation's oldest amusement parks, 12 miles south of Camden, from being dismantled and sold for redevelopment. Pieces of Clementon Park and Splash World, which closed in 2019, were being sold off in a virtual auction ...

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NEWARK, NJ —The 2021 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival in Essex County Branch Brook Park in Newark will be held virtually because of the ongoing conditions created by the pandemic.  “The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted all of our lives, but it has not stopped our magnificent Cherry Blossoms ...

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COLUMBUS, NJ -- Country line dancing is back at the County Fairgrounds in Columbus! If you are an experienced dancer, or have ever wanted to learn, now is your chance to put on your boots and head out to the Burlington County Fairgrounds for the return of the Burlington County Parks System's ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- A new bald eagle exhibit recently opened at Essex County Turtleback Zoo. The exhibit officially opened on Wednesday as Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. welcomed Freedom, a four-year-old bald eagle, to the Turtle Back animal family. Freedom was rescued from a tree ...

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CRANFORD - Mr. Peanut and his NUTmobile will be making a special stop in Cranford during his east to-west-nut-crackin’ fest. According to the release, Mr. Peanut will be visiting Elinphant at 2 South Avenue E in Cranford on Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. to “shell-ebrate” their employees for their hard ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. The Long Beach Island Region has been host to generations of celebrations, and since 2008 the Wedding Road Show & Party Planning tour has been the top resource for planning and booking local experts to make milestone occasions complete. As COVID-19 restrictions are still a ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Attendees will enjoy a brisk winter afternoon outdoors learning the steps involved in turning tree sap into delicious maple syrup when Reeves-Reed Arboretum (RRA) hosts its annual 'Maple Sugaring Fest' on February 28, from 1 to 4 p.m.  The family-friend festival will include tapping ...

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If you missed this very popular free tour last fall, the Sparta Historical Society’s special exhibit at the Van Kirk Homestead Museum, “Thomas A. Edison: The Person, The Vision, and His Genius,” will continue to be open by appointment through Spring 2021.  The exhibit is an overview including ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: In the Lincroft section of Middletown, there's a gem many know well called Thompson Park. There's so much to enjoy there in the 667 acre historic park featuring a lake with canoe rentals in the summer, miles of hiking trails and so much more...like cross country skiing and snow ...

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Connect and get info to create your celebration in this unique destination. Learn the latest tips and trends in an interactive virtual expo with local experts from the Long Beach Island Region of Coastal New Jersey. The members of the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce are preparing their ...

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Momentum is building for the Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group of Keller Williams Home Expo taking place this Saturday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon online at www.SWKHomeExpo.com. Swag bag will be given to the first 250 people! Speakers will be covering a variety of topics of interest to ...

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YARDLEY, PA -- For the first time in 10 years, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) has announced a system-wide toll increase deemed necessary to fund planned capital projects throughout the agency’s Pennsylvania-New Jersey service region and meet financial obligations.  The ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After the area was blanketed by well over a foot of snow on Monday, Essex County's resident groundhog delivered some potential good news for winter weary residents. Essex Ed, the groundhog at Turtle Back Zoo, made his annual weather predication on Tuesday, Feb. 2, which is ...

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