A Guide to South Jersey’s Fall Festivals

Fall in the garden state is a sight to be seen. With tame temperatures, low humidity, and fall foliage everywhere you turn you can see why it’s a hidden fall oasis. Not only is the scenery beautiful, but towns across the South Jersey area are teeming with festivals to celebrate this glorious time of the year. Below is a list of some of the top Fall Festivals happening all throughout the South Jersey area.

Apple Festival

Location: Shoppes at Dragon Village, 97 Trench Road, Bridgton, NJ 08302

Time & Date: Saturday September 11th & 12th 10am-5pm.

Activities: Fall Home & Garden Show, Food, Live Music, Miss Apple Fest Pageant, Wine Sampling, & all the Apple Treats you could want.


Duffield’s Food Truck Apple Festival

Location: Duffield’s Farm, 280 Chapel Heights Rd, Sewell, NJ

Time & Date: Saturday, September 11th, 11am -5pm

Activities: Food Trucks, Hayrides, Apple Picking, Corn Maze, Hot Apple Cider Donuts & more.


Cape May Harvest Brew Fest

Location: Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ 08204

Time & Date: Saturday, September 18th, 2021 at 10am.

Activites: Enjoy craft beers and celebrate South Jersey during this all-day festival that celebrates all things local! Enjoy local food vendors, local artisans, local craft beers and local musical talent.

This event is FREE to attend. Varying costs for food, beer, and crafts vendors.


Fall Family Festival

Location: JFK Blvd. and Promenade, Sea Isle City, NJ 8243

Time & Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021 9am-4pm

Activities: live music, craft market, face painting, art barn, old tyme photos, family activities, amusement rides, sand art, festival food court, and more.


Pitman Fall Craft Festival

Location: Downtown, Pitman, NJ 08071

Time & Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021 9am-4pm

Activities: The vendors will be selling a wide variety of crafts ranging from jewelry to floral, hand sewn items and wood crafts, fresh food and much more.


Viking Village Fall Antique and Collectible Show

Location: Viking Village, 1801 Bayview Ave, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Time & Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021 9am-5pm

Activities: shop a variety of architectural and industrial findings, nautical items, textiles and vintage clothing, country and shabby chic furniture, stoneware, kitchenware, collectibles, jewelry, memorabilia, and much more


North Wildwood Irish Fall Festival

Location: Downtown, Surf Avenue, North Wildwood, NJ 08260

Time & Date: September 24-26, 2021

Activities: The family friendly festival will feature Irish music, Irish dance lessons, pipe exhibition, 5K run and 1 mile walk, golf tournament, craft vendors, beer garden, food, and more.


Fall Block Party and Fireworks Spectacular

Location: Asbury Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226

Time & Date: October 9th, 2021, 9am-5pm

Activities: Over 400 crafters, food vendors, music and more. In the evening, fireworks over the boardwalk from 6th Street – 14th Street.


Pumpkin Festival

Location: 735 Harding Highway, Rt 40, Woodstown, NJ 08098

Time & Date: Saturday October 9th, 10-8 & Sunday October 10th, 10-5

Activities: Fall Home & Garden Show, Food Trucks, Wineries, Amusement Rides, Live Entertainment, Pumpkin Pageant, Pony/Hayrides

Parking $5