Now that it’s officially fall, it’s time to celebrate with exciting autumn festivities.
To ring in the season, Mountainside N.J. will be having its annual Harvest Festival on September 29, 2013. The festival will run all day, from 11 am to 5 pm, and includes tributes to colonial times and early American life, as well as crafts, great live music, and fun activities for children. Located at the Trailside Nature and Science Center, the Harvest Festival will surely be a great way to entertain families while also giving children an enriching lesson in history.
Also coming soon is Bergen County’s Fall Harvest Festival and Craft Fair, on September 28-29. The festival takes place in Overpeck Park, Ridgefield Park N.J. and includes tons of handmade arts and crafts vendors, music, and an abundance of food choices.
Finally, The Historic Village at Allaire in Farmingdale N.J. hosts an 1830’s Fall Harvest Festival on September 28, 2013. There will be horse and wagon rides, an apple toss, period music from the 19th century, as well as a Militia Competition complete with knife and ax throwing. Make sure you bring your appetite as well, because the festival also includes autumn treats and a cider pressing. The festival is another event sure to be fun and entertaining as well as historical and educational. Admission will be $5 for adults (over age 12) and $3 for children ages 5-12. More information can be found here.
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