New Jersey Food Festivals August - September 2023

Christina Gibbons

Food Festivals happening in New Jersey August - September

Calling all foodies, beer enthusiasts, and wine connoisseurs! In August & September 2023, New Jersey is the place to be for delicious flavors and delightful libations. We've compiled a comprehensive guide to the top foodie, beer, and wine events happening throughout the state. Join us for a fantastic culinary journey!

1. Jersey City Night Market

Date: August 5, 3 pm – p pm
Location: 280 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ
Description: Experience the return of food truck fun in Jersey City. Eat delicious international bites, shop from local artists & artisans, and dance to DJs bringing the energy! The Event FREE to enter. Open to the public, family friendly, pet friendly and occurring every other month 

2. Highlands Annual Clam Festival

Date: August 4 & 5
Location: Huddy Park, Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ
Description: Delight in a three-day festival featuring seafood and other dishes from local restaurants, live entertainment, children’s activities, and specialty vendors. Enjoy the famous Clam Fest with a wide variety of food trucks and festival favorites.

3. Sparta Food Truck and Music Fest

Date: August 5, 11 am – 7 pm
Location: Station Park, 80 Station Rd, Sparta Twp, NJ
Description: Food, beer, music, and fun await you at this family-friendly event. With over 20 gourmet food trucks, live music, pony rides, petting zoo, and various activities, it's a day of non-stop excitement. The event benefits the Sparta Benevolent Society.

4. Just Peachy Festival

Date: August 5 & 6, 10 am – 5 pm
Location: Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Rd. Princeton, NJ
Description: A peach-filled weekend awaits you with activities for kids, live music, and delicious summer fare. Indulge in peach-themed treats like Just Peachy wine, peach wine slush, and more.

5. Food Truck Festival Ho-Ho-Kus

Date: Sat, Sep 16, 11 AM – 5 PM
Location: 335 Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
Description: 11+ Food trucks will be on the grounds of the Hermitage Museum, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ. The events supports the historic Hermitage. Grab a chair and stay all day! Entry costs just $5.

6. Latin Festival: Tacos & Tequila

Date: August 6, 11 am – 5 pm
Location: Monmouth Race Track, Oceanport, NJ
Description: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the middle of summer with authentic food, margaritas, live music, and more at the Latin Festival. Family fun day activities and live music by Xol Azul will add to the enjoyment.

7. The Italian American Association of Ocean Township Annual Italian Festival

Date: August 9 – 13
Location: Joe Palaia Park, Ocean Township, NJ
Description: This four-day Italian Festival attracts over 80,000 people to celebrate Italian heritage and culture. Sample delicious Italian food, enjoy rides, games, music, and much more.

8. La Festa Itialiana

Date: August 9 – 13
Location: 344 Sixth Street, Jersey City, NJ
Description: Immerse yourself in Italian heritage, spirituality, and authentic Italian foods at La Festa Italiana. Enjoy live bands, games, and the Veneration of Our Lady of the Assumption and Saint Rocco.

9. Bergen County Food and Wine Festival

Date: September 12, 12 pm – 5 pm
Location: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ,
Dozens of Restaurants will serve up Bergen County's finest fare, complete with beer, wine and spirit tastings both local and from around the world. 

10. Flemington’s Corn, Tomato, and Beer Festival

Date: August 12, 12 pm – 8 pm
Location: Stangl Road, Flemington, NJ
Description: Join this foodie and beer-lovers event in Flemington's Artisan District, featuring a micro-brewery beer garden, live music, great food, and family entertainment. Don't miss New Jersey's finest corn and tomatoes.

11. Seafood & Seltzer Festival

Date: August 12 & 13
Location: Monmouth Race Track, Oceanport, NJ
Description: Savor mouthwatering dishes from top seafood establishments and enjoy seltzer sampling during this two-day event. Live music and family fun day activities add to the excitement.

12. Paramus Food Truck Festival

Date: August 13, 11AM – 7PM
Location: 700 Paramus Park, NJ
Description: Feast on food from over 25 food trucks, enjoy live entertainment, and let the kids play at Kid's Korner during this fantastic food truck festival.

13. Luau Food Truck Festival at Laurita Winery

Date: August 5 & 6, 11 am – 9 pm and 11 am to 7 pm
Location: Laurita Winery, 19/85 Archertown Road, New Egypt NJ
Description: Experience a fun-filled family day at Laurita Winery with outstanding wines, delicious food from onsite food trucks, live musical artists, and entertaining activities. Don't miss the fantastic fireworks on Saturday evening.




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