If you’re already thinking about drinking apple cider, picking pumpkins, getting into the spooky Halloween spirit, watching football, raking leaves or maybe even drinking a PSL as you read this, then you’re ready to get into the fall season!

Fall and harvest festivals are popping up throughout the Garden State, so here's a list from NJ.com to help you keep your calendar of events straight:

  • September 13th-14th: Boots on the Beach Festival- Friday 5 to 9 PM Sat starting at 11 AM. Walnut, Chestnut and Olde New Jersey Avenues. Country and blue grass music on two stages!
  • September 13th-November 3rd: Fright Fest at Six Flags Great Adventure. Haunted mazes, scare zones and new Halloween attractions for 2019 including Aftermath and Scary-Oke.
  • October 19th: Witch Craft Brew Fest at Mays Landing's Lake Lenape Park. One-of-a-kind Halloween co-hosted by the original monster movie characters! Tents will be decked to the nines in mysterious haunt or corny charm, with approximately 50 brew masters.
  • September 14th: Harvest Brew Fest at Emlen Physick Estate on Washington St. in Cape May. 10 AM to 6 PM. Craft beers, local vendors and live music
  • September 14th: Ocean City Airport Festival  Ocean City Municipal Airport located on 26th St. and Bay Ave. from 10 AM to 3 PM. Check out vintage WW II airplanes.
  • September 14th and 15th: Sea Isle City Fall Family FestivalJFK Boulevard and the Promenade. Saturday 9 AM to 4 PM and Sunday 9 AM to 1:30 PM. Live music, rides, vendors, food and guided trolley tours!     
  • September 20-22: Irish Fall Festival.  Vendors 8 AM to & 7 PM and live Irish music from noon to 8:30 PM. Old New Jersey Avenue North Wildwood.
  • September 20th-22nd: Wildwood Fall Classic Car Show. 9 AM to 3 PM Wildwood Boardwalk. Classic cars at least 25 years old will line the world famous boardwalk.
  • Sept 20-22; Sept 27-29; Oct 4-6 and Oct 11-13. Morey's Piers Octoberfest. Outdoor beer garden, German food, live music and a root beer garden for the kids.
  • September 21st: Green Day Festival. Hammonton Lake Park. Food trucks, vendors and activities.
  • September 21st and 22nd: South Jersey Wine and Food Festival.Lake Lenape East in Mays Landing Noon to 5 PM. Wine tastings, live music and food!
  • September 28th: Harborfest. Marina Park in Sea Isle City 11 AM to 4 PM. Live music, seafood raw clam eating contest and more.
  • September 28th: Historic Smithville Italian Festival. Live music, wine tasting, food and activities for the kids!
  • October 5th: Sea Isle City Italian Festival Kix McNutleys located on 63rd street from 11 AM to 6 PM. Live music, Italian food and a delicious cannoli-eating contest.
  • October 5-6th: Okctoberfest at Smithville. 10 Am to 5 PM. love music, crafters, train carousel rides and plenty of food!
  • October 12th: Ocean City Fall Block Party and Fireworks Spectacular. Asbury Avenue 9 AM to 5 PM. Live music, food, crafters and fireworks!
  • October 12-13th: Avalon Seafood Festival. 30th Street parking lot. 10 AM to 5 PM.
  • October 12th: Historic Smithville Irish Festival. Irish food, dancing, music and fun stuff for the kids!
  • October 17-20th: Cape May Fall Festival. Grand Hotel, Cape May. Biggest birding festival in the U.S. presented by the NJ Audubon.
  • Source nj.com.

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