10 Things to Do in South Jersey this July

School is out and weekends PACKED with family fun are in. There’s so much going on this month all over South Jersey, we’re not sure how to fit it all in our schedule! 

Cumberland County Fair

July 9 – 13 

Cumberland County Fairgrounds

You’ll need to spend more than a day at the Cumberland County Fair to fit in all the fun – like magic shows, a demolition derby, a BBQ fundraiser, amusement rides and more. Wednesday is kids free day, and the fair is open from 2 to 10 pm. Tues., Thurs. and Fri., the fair runs from 4 to 10 pm, and from 11 am to 10 pm on Sat. For more information, visit the website

Movies in Knight Park

July 11, 18, 25 

Knight Park, Collingswood 

Grab your lawn chairs and blankets (and maybe a few snacks!) and head to Collingswood’s Knight Park for a movie night under the stars. The July 11 movie is The Princess Bride, followed by The Parent Trap (1998) on July 18 and Elf on July 25. Each movie begins at dusk by the Browning and Collings intersection. For more information, visit the website

Sand Sculpting Festival

July 12 

Heather Road Beach, Wildwood

Whether you’re a sand castle builder yourself or more of a sandy spectator, there’s plenty of fun to have at Wildwood’s annual festival. Watch competitors build sculptures on the beach, listen to live music and enjoy beach games. The festival runs from 9 am to 2 pm. For more information, visit the website

Jeep Invasion

July 12 – 14 

Rio Grande Avenue Beach, Wildwood 

Check out the largest gathering of Jeeps in the northeast as more than 2000 Jeeps take over the Wildwood beach. Explore industry vendors, show off your own Jeep and take a turn at the beach obstacle course. The event runs from 9 am to 5 pm on Fri. and Sat., and 9 am to 1 pm on Sun. For more information, visit the website

Caribbean Festival

July 13 

Camden Waterfront Stadium

Time to fiesta for Camden County’s 24th annual Caribbean Festival, hosted at Camden Waterfront Stadium. Enjoy live music, food and family fun from 2 to 8 pm. For more information, visit the website

Haddonfield Crafts & Fine Arts Festival

July 13 & 14 

Kings Highway, Haddonfield 

Find your next favorite piece of art along Kings Highway during Haddonfield’s 30th Annual Crafts & Fine Arts Festival. Over 200 artists will showcase their work, plus bring the kids for a make-and-take craft and face painting. The festival runs from 11 am to 7 pm on Sat. and 10 am to 5 pm on Sun. For more information, visit the website

Automobiles, Trains & Planes Weekend

July 13 & 14 

Historic Smithville 

It’s a weekend on the move at Historic Smithville with classic cars on display, model trains to explore and a restored MASH helicopter from NASW Aviation Museum. Plus, visitors can take a ride on a gasoline-powered railroad track inspection vehicle for an additional cost. The event is included with admission and runs from 11 am to 4 pm each day. For more information, visit the website

Burlington County Farm Fair 

July 16 – 20 

Burlington County Fairgrounds

The sprawling Burlington County Fairgrounds will be packed with tractors, animals, live music, kids’ activities, ax throwing, 4-H exhibits, a rodeo, horse show and more during the Farm Fair. Cost is $15 per car for one day or $30 per car for a multi-day pass. The fair runs from 4 to 10:30 pm each day. For more information, visit the website

Night in Venice

July 20 

Ocean City 

Get ready to light up the night as Ocean City comes alive with spectacular boats and homes creatively decorated for  Night in Venice. This year’s theme is “Summertime Vibes: A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett.” Watch the boat parade travel along the bay from Ocean City-Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue, and check out the bay houses participating in the decorating contest. For more information, visit the website

Antique & Summer Market

July 27 & 28 

WheatonArts, Millville 

Meet antique dealers from across the mid-Atlantic as they display a wide selection of ceramics, furniture, glass, jewelry, memorabilia, toys, vintage accessories, and more. Local artists, traditional craftspeople and food vendors will also be at the market. The event runs from 10 am to 4 pm, and is included with WheatonArts admission. For more information, visit the website

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