Newark Fall Festivals – Fall 2024 NJ Events

New Providence Street Fair / Fall Festival - New Providence, NJ - Oct 29 to Oct 29, 2023
A giant town block party with kiddie rides, climbing wall, petting zoo, live band entertainment and music all day long, karate demonstrations, and dances.  Enjoy food at open air cafes, plus hot dogs, ice cream, sausage and lots more fun.

Great Fall Festival and Walkathon - Englewood, NJ - Oct 15 to Oct 15, 2023
The Great Fall Festival celebrates autumn with seasonal activities on the beautiful grounds of Flat Rock Brook. This festival is free for members and includes delicious barbecue, live music, and activities. There are games, crafts and pumpkin painting for children. Education staff leads activities to keep kids busy and having fun! Live bluegrass music entertains the whole family throughout the festival.

Duck Pond Oktoberfest - Demarest, NJ - Oct 14 to Oct 14, 2023
Annual craft show and Oktoberfest with German music, German food, inflatable games and canoe rides. Event is hosted by the Demarest Nature Center.

Morristown Festival of Books - Morristown, NJ - Oct 6 to Oct 7, 2023
Annual event. Come hear over 30 authors speak about their latest books at venues around Morristown. This festival is for everyone, of all ages and reading interests. Held at several historic venues include the Vail Mansion, local churchs, and the Morristown and Morris Township Libraries.

Caldwell Street Fair - Caldwell, NJ - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2023
Always on the first Sunday in October this event features great rides, beer garden, live band, great entertainment, quality arts and crafts, and delicious ethnic and regional food. Festival starts at noon.

Pumpkin Fest - Whippany, NJ - Oct 1 to Oct 15, 2023
Join in the Halloween fun at the Whippany Railway Museum onboard “The Pumpkin Patch Train” ! The 10-mile, 45-minute round trip from Whippany to Roseland and return is the perfect way to spend a Fall afternoon with the family. Your ticket entitles you to pick your own pumpkin after the ride at their Pumpkin Patch and enjoy the seasonal fun. Ticket also includes a pumpkin decorating kit. Children of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costumes, where they can mingle with zombies and ghosts, helping to make the train a spooky sight!

Garfield Street Fair - Garfield, NJ - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2023
Midland Ave. will be transformed into a giant town block party. There will all kinds of fun stuff to do. Live entertainment, food, vendors, handcrafted vendors and more. For the kids, there will be kiddie rides, climbing wall, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, sand art & temporary tattoos and so much more.

Chester Lions Club Oktoberfest - Chester, NJ - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2023
25th annual! The Chester Lions Club will host its annual Oktoberfest charity fundraiser with authentic German food, beer, dancing, live entertainment and a 50/50 raffle at Chubb Park on Route 24 in Chester, NJ. The Oktoberfest is a family friendly event with entertainment, pony rides, games and live music for kids. All proceeds from the event will be donated to various charities. Location: Chubb Park, Route 24 West in Chester, NJ, 07930

Germania Park Oktoberfest - Dover, NJ - Sep 16 to Sep 17, 2023
Oktoberfest and Steuben Parade with live music.

Mountain Creek Oktoberfest - Vernon, NJ - Sep 16 to Sep 17, 2023
Experience Oktoberfest in Vernon, New Jersey with live music, a wide variety of german, domestic and seasonal beers, ciders, & more, authentic german food, and activities for kids and adults alike

Inked Out New Jersey - Secaucus, NJ - Sep 15 to Sep 17, 2023
Enjoy hundreds of tattoo artists plus food, drink and msuic in the cool indoors of the Meadowlands Expo Center. This is one of the largest tattoo conventions on the East Coast each year.

Bike MS Country Challenge - Clinton, NJ - Sep 9 to Sep 9, 2023
Bike MS is more than a ride. It’s an experience grounded in camaraderie and marked by passion, inspiration, determination and pure enjoyment. It will be an experience you’ll never forget, shared with new friends and old.

Scandinavian Fest - Hackettstown, NJ - Sep 3 to Sep 3, 2023
An outdoor entertainment covered event celebrating the music, food, crafts, arts, traditions of the Nordic countries of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden. Possibly the largest Nordic event in North America.

Our Lady of the Lake Oktoberfest - Verona, NJ - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2022
Annual Oktoberfest under the grand tent in the OLL parking lot. Authentic German food, beer, wine, and live music. Festivities begin with ceremonial beer keg tapping. Advance tickets are $65 per person. Kinderfest under the tents in the Montrose Avenue parking lot is free but tickets are required for certain rides, games and crafts.

Oktoberfest at Ho-Ho-Kus Inn and Tavern - Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ - Sep 28 to Oct 1, 2022
The proprietors of the historic Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern are ready to tap the kegs, raise their steins and shout PROST at the 1790-landmark’s Oktoberfest. Celebrate in the beer garden on the heated outdoor patio. Daily Oktoberfest brew specials, full menu of traditional German fare, music, giveaways and more. No reservations required. Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern, 1 East Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

Edelweiss Passaic Oktoberfest - Pompton Lakes, NJ - Sep 2 to Oct 31, 2022

Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Normally: A fun filled evening of music, dancing, entertainment, food and drink. Authentic Oktoberfest Food and Beverage includes Bavarian buffet, coffee, and cake plus unlimited select German beverages and soda. Music by the Austrian Boys along with Bavarian Entertainment with Schuhplattler and Volkstanz performances. Doors open at 6:30 with dinner between 6:30 and 7:30, with music starting at 7:30. Tickets are $40 per person with ages 13 to 20 priced at $22, ages 6 to 12 at $12, and 5 and under free. A $1 per adult ticket convenience fee will apply for Paypal, debit or credit card purchases.

Netcong Day Festival - Netcong, NJ - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2021
5k plus street fair and music fest. held annually for over 30 years

Annual HARVEST Celebration - Chester, NJ - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019
Free 2 day event in Historic Downtown Chester. Features Chester Food Fest plus antique apple press and blacksmith demonstrations, clows, antique car show, pumpkin painting and carving, face painting, and live music.