Memorial Day Weekend: 2020 Edition

Here in South Jersey, everyone has risen to the occasion to adjust to several holidays in quarantine style, and Memorial Day is no different. Local businesses and organizations are working hard to provide safe alternatives to help make your weekend exciting. As always, be mindful of others and health guidelines if venturing out this weekend!

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Virtual Events & Drive-Thru’s

Memorial Day Scavenger Run – Good Day For a Run LLC is presenting another virtual event for the holiday weekend. Anyone can participate! Learn more on their Facebook event & register here.

Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony – Join Camden County on Saturday, May 23rd at 10AM for a Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony, honoring honoring the memory of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. See special remembrances videos and listing of other Memorial Day events throughout the County. Read More> 

Virtual Guided Nature Hike – Enjoy a virtual hike presented by the Pinelands Institute at Whitesbog Village and Whitesbog Preservation Trust on Facebook Live. Join their Education Coordinator Jess for a virtual guided nature walk through the New Jersey Pine Barrens! All ages welcome. Suggested Donation: $5 – Donate here: bit.ly/supportPINES

Memorial Day Facebook Live Ceremony – The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will remember our military heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation with a Facebook Live ceremony on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 at 10am. Check the Battleship’s Facebook Page for full details!

Photo Credit: Battleship NJ

Williamstown Memorial Day Weekend Food Truck Drive Thru – Stop by the Williamstown Food Truck Drive Thru at The Estates of Monroe and enjoy your cannoli fix along with many other food trucks! Learn more on Facebook & Pre Order Here: https://foodtruckdrivethru.square.site/

  • Friday 5-8pm
  • Saturday 12-6pm
  • Sunday 12-5pm

Memorial Day Drive Thru – Bellview Winery has altered their usually scheduled celebration for the quarantine. They will still be firing up the fun and getting into the swing of summer with great food, sangria and wine to go! This time around you can enjoy curbside pick up from Mary’s Mobile Diner from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm on Saturday, May 23rd and from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday, May 25th. Along with delicious food options, choose from two choices of Sangria flavors and a special concoction just for the weekend “Laven our best life” a lemon and lavender mixture will also be available for curbside pick up. Check out the Facebook Event for more info!

Photo Credit: Bellview Winery

Dinner Options

Ott’s Memorial Weekend Specials – Ott’s in Washington Township, Berlin, and Medford are all offering 5 different family meal options for Memorial Day! Check the links for each location for meal details & order information.

Keg & Kitchen – Cooking up something special for this unforgettable Memorial Day Weekend. Check out the Maine Lobster Special that we are offering. There will be a limited number of these available, please pre-order at https://www.toasttab.com/keg-kitchen/v3 and you can select pick-up times for Friday or Saturday.

Photo Credit: Keg & Kitchen

Blueplate – With the holiday weekend coming up, who wants to cook after being quarantined all this time? The Blueplate in Mullica Hill has put together a menu for you and your quarantine buddies can enjoy together. All dishes feed 5-7 plus! #LETSEAT: Order online here!

The Square Meal – Grab The Weekend Grill Box for your family this Friday or Saturday in Oaklyn! Check their Facebook for details then call 856-254-1736 or email squaremealllc@gmail.com to order.

Denim BYOB – This Haddonfield favorite is offering DIY burger and hot dog kits with all the trimmings for easy BBQ meal prep! Limit 2 kits per household per day. Email denimbyob@gmail.com or call 856-520-8114 to place your order. Note that the restaurant will be closed Monday, so Sunday will be the latest pickup date. Check their Facebook for more info & updates.

Valente’s Italian Specialties – Scoop up a picnic bundle for some outdoor fun! Check out their guide to plan the perfect Italian-inspired picnic here!

Dessert

Tis So Sweet Bakery – Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with special treats like:

  • Red, White and Blue Cheesecake in a Jar
  • Patriotic Cupcake Kits

Open Wed-Sat 11-3 and call the store at 856-672-0622 to ask about delivery options. Check Facebook for updates!

Photo Credit: Tis So Sweet Bakery

JB Bakery – Enjoy Famous Strawberry & Cream Donuts at JB Bakery!

Strawberries Grown Locally at Specca Farms

Available Thursday to Sunday. Order here!


  • Looking to prepare a delicious home cooked meal this weekend? Check out our Grocery Store Alternatives and Farmer’s Market blog posts! Several farmers markets are opening up this weekend, so be sure to check their new hours and order practices.
  • Don’t forget to swing by the wineries & breweries for some refreshing local beverage options!

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