Paterson Fall Festivals 2021

Scandinavian Fest - Hackettstown, NJ - Sep 5 to Sep 5, 2021
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.

Riverdale Street Fair - Riverdale, NJ - Sep 6 to Sep 6, 2021
Annual Labor Day street fair featuring live stage entertainment, kiddie rides, climbing wall, face painting, open air cafes with food, shopping, crafts, art and fun for the whole family. Held on the Newark-Pompton Turnpike.

New Jersey Taco Festival - Augusta, NJ - Sep 11 to Sep 11, 2021
Annual celebration featuring tacos and margaritas. Lots of live music on stages, pepper and taco eating contests. Held at Sussex County Fairgrounds from 10am – 8pm.

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

Leonia Oktoberfest - Leonia, NJ - Sep 26 to Sep 26, 2021
Annual Oktoberfest sponsored by the Rotary Club of The Palisades to support the Weekend Snack Pack Program at local schools. This is a family friendly event with food and drink, kids activities, and German competitions.

Caldwell Street Fair - Caldwell, NJ - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2021
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 Festival - Whippany, NJ - Oct 3 to Oct 17, 2021
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!

Saddle Brook Street Fair - Saddle Brook, NJ - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2021
Market Street transforms into a town block party, with vendors, kiddie rides, pony rides, good, live entertainment, and more.

Morristown Festival of Books - Morristown, NJ - Oct 9 to Oct 9, 2021
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.