5 Things to Do in South Jersey This Weekend: October 12

The weekend is finally here, so grab your friends and family and check out these five things to do in South Jersey this weekend.

Victorian Weekend

October 11-14
Step back in time for Cape May’s annual Victorian Weekend with murder mysteries, historic house and trolley tours, a crafts show and more historic activities. For a full schedule of activities and events, visit the website.


October 12
Learn the ins and outs of the Battleship New Jersey with educational activities during STEM Day. Hosted throughout the Battleship from 10 am to 3 pm, kids can learn how a 57,000-ton battleship floats, build their own periscope and try many more free educational experiences. For more information, visit the website.

Italian American Festival

October 12
Everything Italian is coming to Cooper River Park for the Italian American Festival and Car Show. Check out Italian cars, food, wine tasting, kids’ activities and much more from 11 am to 4 pm. Event is free. For more information, visit the website.

Block Party

October 12
Spend the day on the Boardwalk browsing over 400 crafters, food vendors and musicians at Ocean City’s Fall Block Party. Plus, look to the sky for a fireworks spectacular at 9 pm. The party is hosted between 5th and 14th streets from 9 am to 5 pm. For more information, visit the website.

Irish Festival

October 12 & 13
Music, food, crafts and more. Get your fill of Irish heritage at Historic Smithville’s Irish Festival. The free festival starts at 10 am on Saturday and 11 am on Sunday. For more information, visit the website.

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