20 Incredible Events Happening this Weekend in South Jersey

The hot weather is finally starting to cool down, the leaves are turning beautiful shades of yellow and orange, and the crisp fall air is rolling in – it finally feels like Fall! South Jersey is ready to celebrate the changing of the seasons with an incredible lineup of events this weekend ranging from food trucks to fairs to 5Ks and everything in between! 

1. Food Truck Friday
Friday, September 21 | 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 truck is Tacos al Carbon and performing live is Brian Bachorz. MORE >

2. Woodstown Fourth Friday
Friday, September 21 | 5 PM – 9 PM
Downtown Woodstown

Join Historic Woodstown for Fourth Friday along Main Street sponsored by the Woodstown-Pilesgrove Business Association. Every fourth Friday of the month, guests can enjoy extended store hours, food trucks, and live music! There are plenty of children’s activities including face painting, balloon animals, and so much more! This week’s event is being held on the third Friday of the month so that it does not interfere with the Woodstown Fall Festival. MORE >

3. Friday Live Music Series
Friday, September 21 | 6 PM – 9 PM
Sharrott Winery, Hammonton

Come enjoy wine and live music at Sharrott Winery! Live music will be in Sharrott’s new tasting room 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. Can’t make it out on Friday? Don’t worry, Sharrott Winery has live music performances every Saturday and Sunday as well! MORE >

4. Wine & Music Series: Live Music
Friday, September 21 | 7 PM – 10 PM
Summit City Winery, Glassboro

Summit City Winery believes that wine and live music make the perfect pair! Join them for an enjoyable evening of live music from Dave Dilks and Friends and great wine. There is no cover charge. Complimentary wine pairing snacks will be provided and you may bring your own food. Can’t make it out? Don’t worry, Country Night with DJ Steve Carroll is on Saturday night! MORE >

(Photo Credit: Summit City Winery)

5. Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker: Summer Plays On Tour
Friday, September 21 | 7 PM
BB&T Pavilion, Camden Waterfront

Seven-time Grammy award-winning and current nominee Lady Antebellum and three-time Grammy award winner Darius Rucker are hitting the stage together! The trio and Rucker share a long-time friendship and touring history, setting the tone for a fun-filled concert. With dozens of number one hits between them, the tour offers a playlist worthy night for fans which will also include spontaneous collaborations throughout the evening. MORE >

6. Hoot, Waddle, & Stroll 5K
Saturday, September 22 | 7:30 AM – 10 AM
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, Medford

The 5th Annual Hoot, Waddle, and Stroll 5K Trail Run and Half-Mile Stroll is a fun-filled, family-oriented event to support Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge. The refuge cares for nearly 4,700 animals annually and is also dedicated to educating children about the importance of conserving our shared habitats. Cedar Run also aims to promote outdoor health and wellness for all ages. MORE >

(Photo Credit: Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge)

7. Wizards, Witches, & Wands
Saturday, September 22 | 9 AM – 5 PM
Downtown Mullica Hill

Mullica Hill is transforming into the world of wizards, witches, wands, and magic! This town-wide event features interactive venues such as house sorting, broom and wand making, and potions classes, in addition to photo ops, characters in costume, and even Quidditch lessons and a tournament! Tickets are required for some venues. MORE >

8. Camden County Fair
Saturday, September 22 | 11 AM – 8 PM
Sunday, September 23 | 12 PM – 5 PM
Camden County Fairgrounds, Gloucester Township

Come out to the Camden County Fair for a fabulous weekend filled with face painting, pony rides, 4-H demonstrations, and more! Buy a pass for amusement rides for $2 per ride and enjoy continuous entertainment on the stage from local talent, bands, singers, dancers, and more! There will be a variety of food trucks and over 100 exhibitors and vendors, in addition to carnival games, a petting zoo, and an apple pie contest! MORE >

(Photo Credit: Camden County)

9. Saturdays on the Crushpad
Saturday, September 22 | 11 AM – 6 PM
Hawk Haven Winery, Rio Grande

Warm up your palate with an educational wine tasting, then head to the crushpad with a glass of your favorite wine and kick back, relax, and enjoy Hawk Haven’s vineyard views. Guests can also try one of Hawk Haven’s new wine flights featuring four small glasses of red or white wines and pair it with something from the Barrel Room Cheese Shop. A variety of musical performances by local singer-songwriters round off the evening into a perfect getaway. MORE >

10. Harvest Party
September 22 & 23 | 12 PM – 5 PM
Bellview Winery, Landisville

Bellview Winery celebrates each new harvest with a party and they invite you to come out and enjoy the fruits of their labor! The weekend will be filled with wine, live music, and the area’s best food vendors. Additionally, there will be craft vendors showcasing their goods for purchase. Tickets are $10 per person at the gate. MORE >

11. Bordentown Food Tour
Saturday, September 22 | 1 PM – 4 PM
Downtown Bordentown

Join On The Town Food Tours for a food adventure in Bordentown! Head down the block for upscale Italian tapas where you’ll get to sample several traditional and non-traditional items. Taste authentic wood-fired Neapolitan pizza with hand-picked ingredients and make sure you save room for a flavorful street food treat from an American, Italian, and Spanish fusion restaurant. Next enjoy a unique tasting experience of olive oils and vinegars from around the world. Finish up the tour with an extensive variety of cupcakes with a warm beverage! MORE >

12. Heritage Wine Festival
September 22 & 23 | 1 PM – 5 PM
William Heritage Winery, Mullica Hill

Enjoy wine tastings from eight New Jersey wineries, as well as gourmet food truck fair, premium craft vendors, and all-day live music at the Heritage Wine Festival! Wineries include William Heritage Winery, Auburn Road Vineyards, Working Dog Winery, Unionville Vineyards, Hawk Haven Winery, White Horse Winery, Autumn Lake Winery, and Cape May Winery & Vineyard. Craft beer will also be available for purchase. This event will be held rain or shine. Tickets are available online. Saturday’s event is sold out, but tickets are still available for Sunday. MORE >

(Photo Credit: William Heritage Winery)

13. Harvest & Crush
Saturday, September 22 | 1 PM – 6 PM
Natali Vineyards, Cape May

Natali Vineyards is celebrating the harvest by having a Harvest and Crush Event! Visitors can participate in a grape stomping contest and the winner will receive a $100 gift card. There will also be live music by the Geno White Trio and plenty of delicious wine! MORE >

14. Colonial Beer Tasting
Saturday, September 22 | 4 PM – 9:30 PM
Indian King Tavern Museum, Haddonfield

Join the Friends of the Indian King Tavern Museum for their annual fundraiser Colonial Beer Tasting! Come sample brews from King’s Road and Double Nickel Brewing Company. Dine on food from Rode’s Catering such as pulled pork, chicken, and sides. Two seatings available: 4 PM to 6:30 PM and 7 PM to 9:30 PM. MORE >

15. Cowtown Rodeo
Saturday, September 22 | 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 >

16. Camden County Eats
September 23 – 29 | Times May Vary
Participating Restaurants Throughout Camden County

Get ready to dine local with a full week of special offers at restaurants and eateries throughout Camden County. Make your plans today to experience the diverse cuisine and dining options — from regional Italian and authentic BBQ, to classical American and the flavors of India. Whatever your taste or dining style, there’s something delicious waiting for you during Camden County Eats. MORE >

17. Batsto River Guided Tour
Sunday, September 23 | 8:30 AM – 4 PM
Pinelands Adventures, Shamong

Immerse yourself in a unique Pine Barrens journey led by guide and naturalist, John Volpa. You will begin your journey at Quaker Bridge on Batsto River. Once on the river, you’ll make stops along the way to investigate unique Pine Barrens plants along the river edge, learn about the role of fire in Pine Barrens ecology, and history of bog iron in the pines. This is a great trip for families, scouts, or groups! MORE >

18. 11th Annual Hammonton Green Day Festival
Sunday, September 23 | 12 PM – 4 PM
Hammonton Lake Park, Hammonton

Join Hammonton for their 11th Annual Green Day Festival! The festival will feature crafts, sustainable vendors and products, local businesses, live animals, canoeing, outdoor activities, and food trucks! Admission is free. MORE >

19. Apple Pallet Painting Workshop
Sunday, September 23 | 1 PM – 4 PM
A Whole New Light, Elmer

Join professional artists and certified art teacher, Kimberly English, to learn how to paint a rustic apple pallet sign! No experience is necessary and class size is small to ensure everyone has an enjoyable experience. The cost is $40 and includes all supplies, homemade apple pies, and refreshments. MORE >

20. Pumpkin Princess Party
Sunday, September 23 | 4 PM – 6 PM
Coombs Barnyard, Elmer

The Hawaiian Princess and Mermaid Princess will be stopping by Coombs Barnyard this fall to help pick pumpkins! There will be singing, dancing, hayrides, pumpkin picking and decorating, as well as great photo opportunities! Space is limited to 25 children to allow each child to interact with the princesses, so don’t delay in reserving your spot! MORE >

(Photo Credit: Coombs Barnyard)