Things to Do in South Jersey This Weekend (October 14 – 16)
By Elyse Notarianni
Photo: Cape May MAC

Sherlock Holmes Weekend

When: Friday, October 14 – Sunday, October 16
Where: Cape May

Head to Cape May with a sense of adventure and a healthy dose of skepticism for the iconic weekend in Cape May. Enjoy performances, activities, tours and more.

Monster Craft & Fine Art Festival 

When: Saturday, October 15 – Sunday October 16, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Downtown Merchantville
Check out more than 100 artists, crafters and antique dealers in Downtown Merchantville at the Merchantville Monster Crafts & Fine Art Festival. The 2-day event features kids’ activities, food trucks, music & more. 

Costume Pet Parade at Historic Smithville

When: Saturday, October 15, 1 pm
Where: Historic Smithville
Head downtown for the best type of costume parade, with furry friends of all sorts showing off their unique Halloween costumes through Historic Smithville. Enter your pet by calling Paw Dazzle at 609-748-7110. (It’s free!)

Cape May Fall Festival

When: Thursday, October 13 – Sunday, October 16
Where: Cape May Convention Hall 
Tap into your wild side at a convention highlighting international birding tour companies, publishers and magazines, artists and outdoors brands — plus fun activities like trolley trips, boat trips, indoor programs and animal shows by Nature Nick. 

Corvette Show

When: Sunday, October 16, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Historic Smithville
Join the Original Garden State Corvette Club as you watch more than 100 Corvettes drive through Smithville Village. Want to participate instead? Pre-register online or show up by 9 am the morning of. 

Halloween Village

When: Saturday, October 15 – Sunday, October 16 from 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Shoppes at Dragon Village, Bridgeton

Enjoy live entertainment, train rides, craft vendors, food trucks, activities & more at the Halloween Village. 

Music Fest

When: Sunday, October 16 from 1 pm – 9 pm
Where: Haddon Township
Listen to live music at the 7th annual Haddon Township Music Fest, featuring food trucks, local artisans, beer gardens, kids’ activities, a ferris wheel and more. The event will run along Haddon Ave between Strawbridge Ave and Cooper St. 

New Jersey Oyster Festival

When: Saturday, October 15, 12 – 7:30 pm
Where: Bayshore Center, Port Norris
Join in on the first-ever New Jersey Oyster Festival to try local oysters (and even vote for your favorites!) Plus, there will be food trucks, live music, a shucking contest, vendors, beer & wine stands, a silent auction, speakers and more. 

Atlantic City Bazaar

When: Saturday, October 15 – Sunday, October 16, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: Noyes Arts Garage, Atlantic City
Celebrate Fall with the Atlantic City Bazaar at Stockton University, featuring arts & crafts, artisan vendors, food and drink vendors and more. 

Bellmawr Fall Festival

When: Saturday, October 15, 1 – 7 pm
Where: Bellmawr
Enjoy live music, food trucks, craft vendors, amusement & pony rides, a beer garden, a car show, hayrides, face painting and fireworks at the Bellmawr Fall Festival.

Harvest Festival

When: Sunday, October 16, 12 – 4 pm
Where: Croft Farm, Cherry Hill
Explore the pumpkin patch, then enjoy a beer garden, petting zoo, food trucks, live music, craft show, kids’ activities & more.

Boos & Brews

When: Friday, October 14, 6 – 9 pm
Where: Rancocas Woods
Grab a drink and enjoy a costume contest, entertainment, witchy-vibed vendors, food trucks, activities, beer and wine vendors & more. 21+ only.


And while you’re planning events, join us for the…

Women’s Empowerment Series Panel 2, “Passion, Purpose & A Paycheck: Create a career that works for you.”

When: Tuesday, November 1, 6 – 8 pm
Where: The Mansion on Main Street, Voorhees
Join us for a night of food, drinks, networking and a panel by women in South Jersey at the top of their fields. This panel will feature:

Zeynep Yurderi President/Designer, Zeyzani
Bernadette Finnerty Founder/CEO, Shavestix
Felicia Hopson Burlington County Commissioner
Robyn Greenberg Retail Market Manager, TD Bank
Giovonni Thompson CEO, semi-pro basketball team Camden Monarchs

Get your tickets today – Use code “ThingsToDo” for $10 off

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