13 Things To Do This Weekend in South Jersey

The sun is out, the flowers are in full bloom, and the weather is going to be absolutely great this weekend! Our weekend event picks include Swedesboro’s Food Truck Thursday, a luau on the Battleship New Jersey, a moonlight walk through the bogs of Whitesbog Village and so much more. Check it out and let us know what your plans are this weekend in South Jersey!


1. Swedesboro Food Truck Thursday
Today! Thursday, June 28 | 5 PM – 9 PM
Auction Park, Swedesboro

Swedesboro’s Food Truck Thursday is a family friendly foodie event! Come out and experience some tasty food and drinks from a variety of area food trucks and vendors. There will be games and background music to enjoy as you dig in! Can’t make it out? Don’t worry Food Truck Thursday will continue on July 26 and August 23. This is a rain or shine event. MORE >


2. Pop-Up Park Thursdays
Today! Thursday, June 28 | 6 PM – 8 PM
Ballard Park, Uptown Pitman

Every Thursday evening from now through August 23, join Uptown Pitman for Pop-Up Park Thursdays! Each week features a different theme and activity, along with yard games and more! This week will be playful family yoga in the park! MORE >


3. Food Truck Friday
Friday, June 29 | 5 PM – 8:30 PM
White Horse Winery, Hammonton

Start your weekend off right with food trucks and live music at White Horse Winery! White Horse Winery’s live music performances are held in their spacious tasting room or on their outdoor patio depending upon weather. This week’s featured food trucks are The Flying Pie Guy and Top Shelf Mobile Cuisine and performing live are The Grouser Girls. MORE >


4. What’s For Dinner Friday
Friday, June 29 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Auburn Road Vineyards, Pilesgrove

Every Friday, Auburn Road Vineyards presents a five course food and wine tasting experience. Each week, there is a different entree selected by Auburn Road’s chefs exclusively featuring Severino’s pasta with sauces prepared in house, and each sauce is specially made to order. This event requires a reservation so be sure to contact the restaurant by phone or email in advance. MORE >


5. Friday Live Music Series
Friday, June 29 | 6 PM – 9 PM
Sharrott Winery, Hammonton

Come enjoy wine and live music from Ginger Coyle at Sharrott Winery! Live music will be in Sharrott’s new winery with indoor and outdoor seating available. Wine tastings are $10 per person and include six samples of Sharrott’s award-winning wines. They also have delicious food options and gourmet flatbreads from their new wine bar menu. MORE >


6. Chris Stapleton
Friday, June 29 | 7 PM
BB&T Pavilion, Camden Waterfront

Chris Stapleton is coming to the BB&T Pavilion, along with Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb, for the All American Road Show! Chris Stapleton is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist who’s musical style incorporates a wide variety of genres including country music, southern rock and bluegrass. Over 150 of Stapleton’s songs have appeared on albums by artists such as Adele, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, and Dierks Bentley. He is the recipient of several accolades including five Grammy Awards, seven Academy of Country Music Awards, and seven Country Music Association Awards. MORE >


7. Grand Opening: Voorhees Arts Center & Gallery
Friday, June 29 | 7 PM – 9 PM
Voorhees Town Center

The arts community is coming alive in Voorhees! Don’t miss the Grand Opening of the Voorhees Arts Center and Gallery this Friday! There will be a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Mignogna, as well as a performance from Miss Camden County, Sophia Vicari. Visitors can support the arts and shop local from over 22 artists showcasing their work, in addition to seeing the Arts on the Boulevard Summer Exhibit. This free event will also have live music and a catered reception. MORE >


8. Batona Trail Hike
Saturday, June 30 | 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Pinelands Adventures, Shamong

Get your hiking shoes out for a trek along the Batona Trail with guide John Volpa! This eight-mile hike will be at a moderate pace with frequent stops for stories and exploration of the Pine Barrens flora and fauna in wetlands and uplands. Dress in layers for the weather and bring water, snacks, and lunch. MORE >


9. Battleship Blast
Saturday, June 30 | 7 PM – 10 PM
Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront

Aloha! Break out your best Hawaiian shirts because the Battleship New Jersey is having a luau complete with South Pacific Fire Dancers, Hawaiian music, and a delicious Hawaiian-themed meal. In addition to the island life, you’ll also experience an amazing view of the fireworks over the Delaware River at dusk. All proceeds go to the on-going preservation and maintenance of the Battleship New Jersey. MORE >


10. Gloucester County Summer Concert: 88 MPH
Saturday, June 30 | 7 PM
Woodbury High School, Woodbury

Strap in tight because 88 MPH will take you on a journey through the biggest hits of the last 60 years! These incredibly talented performers use a combination of amazing sounds, lights, and video imaging to create a unique and intriguing concert experience. Fireworks provided by the City of Woodbury are immediately following the concert. The rain date for this event is July 1st. MORE >


11. Cowtown Rodeo
Saturday, June 30 | 7:30 PM
Cowtown Rodeo, Pilesgrove

Started back in 1929, Cowtown Rodeo has stood the test of time, remaining true to the traditions of the Old West and bringing you a taste of western ranching. Cowtown Rodeo is the longest running weekly rodeo in the United States. Each week guests can enjoy seven pro-rodeo events including bull riding, bareback riding, and tie down roping, as well as a BBQ buffet. MORE >


12. June Moonlight Walk
Saturday, June 30 | 8 PM
Whitesbog Village, Browns Mills

Come explore Whitesbog Village and the bogs by moonlight. This special opportunity is scheduled on or as close to the full moon as possible. An experienced guide will share insights about Whitesbog and the nature that surrounds us with a different topic each month. The walk is $5 per person. MORE >


13. Sangria Sunday
Sunday, July 1 | 11 AM – 7 PM
Hawk Haven Winery, Rio Grande

Sangria Sundays at Hawk Haven Winery are a fun, festive, and relaxing day in the vineyard! Bring your family and friends to enjoy Hawk Haven’s award-winning wines and refreshing red, white, and frozen sangria. Their gourmet sandwich and snack menu will also be available. Sangria Sundays are every Sunday from now through September 2. MORE >