Six Things to Do in South Jersey This Weekend: September 23

Kick off the fall season with some super-fun events happening in South Jersey. Find out where to go and what to do this weekend.


Fall Migration Festival

September 23
Head to The Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor to witness the fall migration of thousands of birds as they pass through the Cape May Peninsula. The festival runs from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and includes guided nature walks, a live monarch butterfly presentation, a special terrapin turtle release, guided boat and kayak tours, and more. For more information, visit the website.


Touch a Truck

September 23
Get up close to your kids’ favorite trucks at Moorestown Mall during Oaks Integrated Care’s Touch a Truck event. The whole family can enjoy police trucks, street sweepers, face painting, music and more activities from 10 am to 3 pm. The event is free for kids and $5 for adults. For more information, visit the website.



September 23
One of the biggest pet festivals in SJ returns to Connolly Park in Voorhees from 11 am to 4 pm. The family- and pet-friendly festival will feature dog demonstrations, live music, food trucks and vendors. Admission is $2, with proceeds benefitting Voorhees Animal Orphanage. For more information, visit the website.


South Jersey Wine & Food Festival

September 23 & 24
Toast the arrival of fall at the South Jersey Wine & Food Festival at Lake Lenape in Mays Landing. Sample food and more than 20 local wines while enjoying live music, games and more from noon to 5 pm. General admission is $30 in advance or $40 at the door; designated driver admission is $10. For more information, visit the website.


Camden County Fair

September 23 & 24
Enjoy games, face painting, a petting zoo, food trucks, pony rides, a beer and wine garden, and more at the Camden County Fair at Camden County College in Blackwood. Fair runs from 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday and noon to 5 pm on Sunday. Free parking and admission. SJ Magazine is a proud media sponsor of this event. For more information, visit the website.


Wine Festival

September 23 & 24
Enjoy wines, craft brews, food vendors, live music and more from 1 to 5 pm both days at Heritage Vineyards in Mullica Hill. General admission is $25 and includes wine sampling from nine N.J. wineries. VIP tickets are $75 and include early access to the festival grounds, access to the VIP tent and Orchard Lounge, limited-edition pours and food. For more information, call 856-589-4474 or visit the website.


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