Your Guide to an Eventful President’s Day Weekend

Do you and the kids have off on Monday for the holiday or maybe just want to have an eventful weekend? Here’s a full guide to have a fun filled weekend in the South Jersey area! Whether you’re coming from out of town or you’re a local looking for some close fun, there’s something in this guide for everyone! 

Winery Events


Tons of wineries are participating in a Valentine’s themed wine and chocolate trail weekend where they pair together a few samples of their wine with delicious chocolates. Luckily, a lot of these wineries are offering this special all month long! 

William Heritage Winery – Haddonfield NJ & Mullica Hill, NJ

William Heritage Winery

For just $24 a person, you can experience a pairing of William Heritage Sweet Valentine’s wines with delicious local chocolates from Mecha Chocolate.

Auburn Road Vineyards – Pilesgrove NJ

This Wine & Chocolate tasting is $27 and includes a signature Auburn Road wine flight paired with four artisan chocolates.

Stokelan Winery – Medford NJ

Celebrate a sweet weekend with a delicious wine and chocolate pairing including artisan truffles from Reiley’s Candy of Medford, plus some other sweet treats paired with our Andrew’s Flight. No reservation needed! February 16th – 19th. 

Blue Cork Winery

Blue Cork Winery – Williamstown NJ

From February 17th – 19th Blue Cork is offering some delicious specials including:

Hot chocolate wine, Specialty drinks, Homemade chocolates as well as Port and Chocolate flights.


Not a chocolate person? No problem! Pair your wine with some hot soup! 

Tomasello Winery is hosting their Baby it’s Cold Outside Soup and Wine Pairing on February 17th for just $25 a person


Theatre Shows


The Wild Party will be at the Eagle Theatre now throThe Wild Partyugh the end of February! Two explosive lovers, Queenie and Burrs are throwing a party-to-end-all-parties… and you’re invited! It’s Manhattan in the 1920’s, and when these two vaudeville performers invite a vivacious group of guests— things are bound to get steamy. As the drinks flow throughout the evening, Burrs grows jealous of Queenie’s latest attraction, Mr. Black, and things turn violent. But who will be there to clean up the mess when the party’s over?


The Color Purple will be showing at The Ritz Theatre in Haddon Township! This musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of her life forms the arc of this instant classic.


For the Whole Family!


Winterfest in Cooper River Park

Looking for a family fun adventure? South Jersey has tons of affordable and exciting events happening this weekend. There’s something for everyone!

Test your skills on the rink at Winterfest in Cooper River Park. This is the last month to enjoy this fun-filled event and it is

 perfect for all ages! The rink is open Thursdays-Sundays with a low cost admission. Children under 4 are free, children 5-12 are $5.50 and adults are $7.50. What an affordable and fun activity that the whole family can enjoy!


This is also the last month to enjoy Vinter Wonderland at Renault Winery. It is a winter festival for friends and family of all ages to enjoy. They have ice skating, food, wine, live entertainment and so much more!


The South Jersey Card Show will be taking place on February 18th at Cherry High East High School. The best local vendors will be there selling tons of selections of cards like Pokémon, NFL, WWE and so much more! Admission is $2 and children under 12 are free!


Experience Winter Stargazing! You can discover planets, constellations and stars right at the Edelman Planetarium on Rowan University’s campus in Glassboro. This is an experience like no other filled with unbelievable sights, education and adventure. Admission is just $3 for children and $5 for adults. 


The Ritz Theatre in Haddon Township will be performing Snow White & Rose Red. You know Snow White, but have you ever heard of her sister, Rose Red? Team up with Mr. Robert and friends as they share this little-known story about two VERY different sisters who encounter a giant bear on their doorstep seeking shelter from the winter’s cold! Will Snow White and Rose Red let the big bear inside so he can sleep by the fire? And what’s an ungrateful dwarf got to do with the whole thing?


Places to Stay


Visiting from outside of the South Jersey area? No worries! These are the top places to stay in SJ!

Renault Winery

Renault Winery- This is where elegance meets charm. Their newly renovated Château Renault merges modern amenities with classic hospitality. Including 55 spac

ious and elegant rooms and suites. Château Renault provides not just a pillow for your head or an escape from the busy day-to-day, but an encounter with authentic hospitality that leaves you revived, refreshed, and enthusiastic to return.

Grand Resort Hotel Mt. Laurel- This beautiful hotel offers an exciting concept focusing on providing unparalleled customer service and a warm and welcoming environment. They have spacious rooms and amazing amenities that also accommodate children and families!

Looking for a Bed and Breakfast to stay in? The Salem River Inn located right on the Delaware River in Salem County is the place for you! With beautiful views and amenities, it is such an unforgettable place to stay. 

The DoubleTree by Hilton Cherry Hill is right near all of the fun action in the surrounding towns of Historic Haddonfield, Collingswood and Cherry Hill. DoubleTree by Hilton is a beautiful property with a great view of Cooper River Park, an amazing staff and affordable prices!