From going green to renovating your home, South Jersey is full of festivals to keep your weekend packed with fun. Kick off spring with one of these festivals that have a little something for everyone.
Spring Bridal Fair
Plan the wedding of your dreams at the Wildwoods Spring Bridal Fair. Wedding venues, caterers, photographers and more wedding vendors will be showing off their services. You will also have the chance to win prizes, and pre-registered brides will leave with a free gift. The free fair runs from noon until 4 pm at the Oceanfront Exhibit Hall at the Wildwoods Convention Center. For more information, visit the website.
South Jersey Spring Home Show
March 24, 25, & 26
Talk to experts and inspiration for your home at the South Jersey Spring Home Show. This show features everything you need to make your home beautiful – no matter which stage of remodeling you are in. The free event runs from 11 am to 8 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday. For more information, visit the website.
Garden State Film Festival
March 30, April 1 & 2
Take in a weekend of independent films at this year’s 15th Annual Garden State Film Festival. A $12 ticket gets you two hours worth of screening time. You can also enjoy a cocktail party on Friday night, workshops, a black-tie awards dinner and professional panel discussions. Check the website for screening times and locations.
Go green in Collingswood during the town’s second annual Green Festival. Packed with local sustainable food, information on renewable energy, on-site recycling and many more eco-friendly activities, you can learn everything about how to go green this spring. The free event runs from 9 am to 2 pm on Irvin Avenue. For more information, visit the website.
Spend the day learning about turtles at the Wetlands Institute’s Turtle Fest. Start the morning with a pancake breakfast then enjoy turtle-themed activities like the make-and-take craft, terrapin-themed egg hunt, turtle creature feature and more. Pancake breakfast seatings are at 9, 10, 10:45 and 11:30 am and the event runs from 9 am to 3 pm. Member tickets cost $8 for adults, $6 for children and $25 for a family four-pack. Non-member tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for children and $30 for a family four-pack. For more information, visit the website.