We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!
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Events Not to Miss:
Why: Yummy Italian food, rides, outdoor concert and more.
When: Now thru Saturday, July 15, 5-11pm
Where: 299 Delafield Avenue, Lyndhurst
Why: Nothing like outdoor movies and popcorn to ring in summer.
When: Friday, July 14, 8:30pm-11pm, FREE, BYO Chair/Blanket
Where: Van Saun County Park, 216 Forest Ave, Paramus
What: Field Station Dinosaurs
Why: The Dinos are back and better than ever!
When: Check website for summer hours and special events.
Where: Overpeck County Park, 40 Fort Lee Rd., Leonia
Why: The Nerds perform and then Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs under the stars.
When: Saturday, July 15, Music 7-8:30pm, Movie at Sunset, FREE
Where: Fort Lee Community Center, Fort Lee
What: Mad Science Summer Camp
Why: High energy demonstration of fun, education and science for kids of all ages.
When: Every Wednesday & Saturday until August 30, 11am-12pm, FREE, VIP packages available for $10
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, Level 2 by Macy’s and Ruby Tuesday
Why: Take a leisurely walk through the trails.
When: Sunday, July 16, 2-3 pm, $5
Where: 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood
What: Sea Glass Hunt
Why: A 1 mile children’s hike.
When: Sunday, July 16, 10-11:30am, $5 parking
Where: Alpine Picnic Area & Boat Basin
Why: Escape the heat with a FREE summer flick.
When: Tuesdays & Wednesday until August 16, 10am
Where: Bow Tie theaters (Bergenfield & Hoboken)
Why: Listen to the band “The Blend".
When: Wednesday, July 12, 7:30-9pm
Where: Demarest Duck Pond Gazebo
Why: Finger lickin' good #eeeeats on the farm.
When: Thursdays, 5:30- 8:30pm
Where: 244 Weirimus Rd., Hillsdale
Why: Catch a beautiful ride on this gorgeous oyster schooner.
When: Now through Sunday, July 16, check the website for sail times and prices
Where: Alpine Boat Basin, Alpine
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: Every little kid is a farmer at this imaginative event.
When: Now through Labor Day, Ages 2-5
Where: 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
What: Orange County Fair
Why: Amazing rides, games, antique fire trucks, fireworks and more.
When: Now through Monday, July 16 & Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23, (Thursday & Fridays 4-11pm & Saturday 12-11pm & Sunday 12-9pm), Wristband Presale $20, Family 4-Pack Presale $65
Where: 100 Carpenter Ave., Middletown, NY
What: City of Water Day
Why: A fun family day with canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding and more all for free.
When: Saturday, July 15, 10am-4pm, FREE
Where: Maxwell Place Park, Hoboken
What: Summer in the Streets
Why: Kids games, live music, inflatables, food, vendors and more.
When: Saturday, July 15, 12-6pm
Where: Washington St., Toms River
Why: Beautiful views, incredible food trucks, wine tastings, kids activities, and more.
When: Saturday, July 15 & Sunday, July 16, 11am-7pm, Adults/$8, Kids/FREE
Where: 85 Archertown Rd., New Egypt
What: Imagination Movers
Why: This popular group with a dash of cool originality takes the stage.
When: Saturday, July 15, 3pm, $23
Where: Peeksville, NY
Why: Enjoy this FREE Summer show based on the hilarious book series.
When: Wednesday, July 19 through August 18, Check website for show times
Where: The Lucille Lortel Theatre, NYC
Why: A modern retelling of three classic Hans Christian Andersen tales ideal for kids ages 3-9.
When: Now thru Fall 2017, Check the website for all available dates and times, Kids/$8, Adults/$12
Where: The Cottage at Central Park
Why: Dress like a pirate and set your sail to the Hudson Valley where games, adventures and treasures await!
When: Weekends now through August 26 & 27, 9:30-10:30am (entry every 15 min), Online admission: Adults/$12, Ages 3-17/$6, At the door: $14 & $8
Where: Philipsburg Manor, Sleepy Hollow, NY
What: Mondays with Miffy
Why: Spend the morning with Miffy and hear stories, create arts and crafts, sing songs and more.
When: Mondays in July, 10:30am-1:30pm
Where: Children’s Museum of Manhattan, NYC
What: Summer Movie Express
Why: $1 movies for kids and a break from the heat.
When: Tuesdays & Wednesdays through August 23, 10am
Where: Regal Nanuet Stadium, Nanuet, NY
Why: Because, Food Trucks.
When: Saturday, July 22, 11am-6pm, $5, Kids under 5 are FREE
Where: The Hermitage, 335. N. Franklin Turnpike, Hohokus
Why: A FREE performance for your little rock stars.
When: Monday, July 24, 11am-12pm, FREE
Where: East Court, Level1