Seven Things to Do in South Jersey this Weekend: May 6

South Jersey is the place to be this weekend. From food trucks to block parties, the area is packed with fun activities for the whole family.


Spring Block Party

May 6
Welcome spring at the Shore with a festive block party on Ocean City’s Asbury Avenue. Enjoy wares from more than 350 vendors, food, music and more from 9 am to 5 pm. For more information, call 1-800-BEACH-NJ or visit the website.


Free Plant Clinic

May 6
Think your plant is sick? Bring a sample to the free plant clinic at the Green Garden Fair. During the fair, master gardeners will inspect your sample and provide treatment suggestions. They will also be available to answer gardening questions. Sponsored by Rutgers Master Gardeners of Camden County, the event will be held at the Camden County Parks Environmental Center from 10 am to 2 pm. For more information, call 856-216-7130 or email


Community Day

May 6
Celebrate the official opening of Liberty Lake facility for the season. The entire family will enjoy a day of boating, Ga-Ga games, laser tag and more. Plus, check out local food vendors and merchants at this free event that runs from 11 am to 4 pm. For more information, call 609-499-7820 or visit the website.


Food Truck Festival

May 6
Spend the day food truck hopping during New Jersey Motorsports Park’s Food Truck Festival. The free festival will feature on-track action, live music, a kids’ zone and, of course, yummy goods from nearly 20 food trucks. The fun runs from 11 am to 6 pm. For more information, visit the website.


Truck-erton Fest

May 6
Stop by Tuckerton Seaport’s beloved food truck and brew fest from 11 am to 6 pm. Sample fare from more than a dozen food trucks from all over the East Coast, sip craft beers and listen to live music. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 609-296-8868 or visit the website.


Cinco de Mayo Festival

May 6
Celebrate the holiday at this family festival in Wildwood with crafts, games, food and live entertainment from noon to 10 pm. The festival will be held along Pacific Avenue, between Garfield and Spicer Avenues. Free to attend. For more information, call 609-287-3044 or visit the website.



May 7
Your kids will have a ball all day long at the annual KIDSLAND. Packed with activities like pony rides, a rock climbing wall, amusement rides and more, the hands-on event runs from 11 am to 3 pm at Katz JCC. Admission costs $5 per person, and children under 2 are free. For more information, call 856-424-4444, ext. 1113 or visit the website.

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