Things to Do in Bergen County Week of September 14

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We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!
 
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Save the Date/ Reserve Now:
 
Why: Snag your tickets now because they went on sale September 5 and this event always sells out.
When: September 29 through November 5
Where: Tickets start at $16
 
Events Not to Miss:
 
Why: Because at this point, our zeppole days are numbered.
When: Friday, September 15 (Wristband Night 5 - 10 p.m.), Saturday, September 16 (2 - 10 p.m.) & Sunday, September 17 (1 - 7 p.m.)
Where: 105 Harrison St., New Milford
 
Why: A dunk tank, bounce house, pony rides and even a beer garden.
When: Saturday, September 16, 1 - 6 p.m.
Where: Beechwood Park, Hillsdale
 
 
Why: Check out fall fashion for kids from the world’s top indie designers.
When: Saturday, September 16, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Little Skye Children’s Boutique, 171 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
 
Why: So trendy. So delicious.
When: Saturday, September 16, 12 - 5 p.m.
Where: Closter Commons
 
 
Why: An amazing immersive and gorgeous experience right here in Bergen County.
When: Open Wednesdays through Sundays 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. through the end of October, $5 for 1 adult/2kids. Advanced registration recommended.
Where: 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly 
 
Why: Food trucks, live performances, rides and more.
When: Saturday, September 16, 12 - 4 p.m.
Where: Demarest Duck Pond
 
Why: Take a stroll with your pooch and meet friends, vendors, neighborhood biz owners in celebration of our four-legged friends.
When: Saturday, September 16, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: River Road from Berdan and Fair Lawn Avenues, Fair Lawn
 
What: FREE Braid Bar
Why: Because you know your daughter will #love this.
When: Saturday, September 16, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Pumpkin and Bean, 55 N. Dean St., Englewood

What: Bergen Street Fest
Why: Live music, kids activities, vendors, food trucks and more.
When: Saturday, September 16 & Sunday, September 17, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Where: Teaneck Armory
 
Why: Embrace sweater weather and enjoy all the fun seasonal activities on the farm.
When: Saturdays & Sundays, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Mondays through Fridays, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Ages 2+/$7
Where: 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
 
Why: Enjoy this Bergen tradition where you get to press and make your own cider.
When: Sunday, September 17, 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3:30 p.m., $10 or Family/$30
Where: 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
 
Why: A Kids Zone, vendors, live music and more.
When: Sunday, September 17, 12 - 5 p.m.
Where: Downtown Ridgewood
 
Why: Because Sunday is your cheat day.
When: Sunday, September 17, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Ages 10+/$5
Where: 765 Grant Ave., Maywood
 
Why: Pumpkins, a corn maze, apple cider donuts, a petting zoo and more.
When: Weekday hayrides start Monday, September 18 (3 p.m. - 5 p.m.) and weekend hayrides start Saturday, September 23 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.), $4 
Where: 85 Airmont Ave., Mahwah
 
Why: Yoga in their covered pavilion with a new nature theme every week—adults only!
When: Thursdays now through October 19, 6 to 7:30 p.m., $75 for 6 week series, $15 single class
Where: 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
 
If you’re heading out of Bergen:

What: 8th Annual Blauvelt Sons of Italy Italian Feast
Why: Rockland's answer to everything Italian for four fun days.
When: Now thru Sunday, September 17 (Friday/5pm-12am, Saturday/11am-12am, Sunday/12-9pm 
Where: Tappan Masonic Park Fair Grounds

What: Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst
Why: Take a tour of the mansion, shop, eat, and enjoy the kid's activities at one of Westchester's most popular fall festivals.
When: Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY
 
Why: Farm animals, delicious seasonal foods, a corn maze, a hay crawl and more at this fall celebration.
When: Saturday, September 16 through Sunday, November 5. Check the website for dates and hours.
Where: 451 State Route 94, Vernon
 
Why: A night filled with adventure.
When: Saturday, September 16, $100
Where: West Orange

What: 40th Annual Festival of the Sea
Why: Live music, vendors, family activitites, corn hole, and fresh seafood.
When: Saturday, September 16, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., $9
Where: Point Pleasant Beach
 
Why:  A fun-filled autumn ritual with apple picking, fresh donuts, wagon rides and live music.
When: Saturday, September 16 & Sunday, September 17, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Junction, NY

What: Worlds Fair Nano
Why:  If Disney World, TED, and SXSW had a love child.
When: Saturday, September 16 & Sunday, September 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $55
Where: Brooklyn Expo Center

What: NJ Storytelling Festival
Why: Celebrate the art of the spoken word at this fun family event.
When: Saturday, September 16, 12 - 6 p.m. 
Where: Howell Living History Farm

What: Morningside Lights 2017: The Secret Gardens
Why:  Help create a fleet of lanterns.
When: Saturday, September 16 and Friday, September 22, Check website for time options
Where:  Miller Theatre at Columbia University, NYC
 
Why: The corn maze is OPEN! (and we love ourselves a good corn maze), plus family fun including moon bounce, pony rides and wagon trains.
When: Open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets start at $6, prices vary based on day and time. 
Where: 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
 
Why: Because 2-for-1 tickets are something to get excited about.
When: Now through Sunday, September 17
Where: NYC
 
Why: Check out the gorgeous blooms and enjoy the kids activities like scavenger hunts, bug safari tours, build-your-own-scarecrow and more.
When: Open now through the end of September (Mother Nature permitting), Adults/$10, Ages 4-12/$6, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Liberty Farm, Sandyston
 
Why: 16th-century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and dance.
When: Weekends now through October 1, Ages 5 to 12/$12, Adults/$25
Where: Tuxedo Park, NY
 
Why: Take a tour and watch the wolves roam their natural landscape.
When: Saturdays & Sundays, ages 4+/$11, adults/$12. Tours last 60 to 90 min.
Where: Lititz, PA

What: Piermont's Art in the Park 2017
Why: Art, live music, food, drinks and more.
When: Sunday, September 17, 1- 6 p.m.
Where: Flywheel Park on the Hudson River
 
Upcoming:
 
Why: Brick over pizza under the stars.
When: Friday, September 22, 5 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: 575 River Rd., New Milford
 
What: 8th Annual Charity BBQ Festival
Why: Delicious grub to support People to People of Rockland County.
When: Saturday,  September 23, 12 - 6 p.m.
Where: 61 Hunt Road, Orangeburg, NY
 
What: CancerCare 2017 Paramus Walk/Run for Hope
Why: Run (or walk!) for this worthy cause.
When: Sunday, September 24. Sign up now.
Where: Bergen Community College, Paramus
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