We hate to burst your bubble, but summer is half over. On the bright side, a brand new indoor play-space is opening in Westwood. We’ve got the scoop.
Events Not To Miss:
What: Englewood Sidewalk Sale
Why:Dirt cheap prices, upscale boutiques, we’re smilin’.
When: Thursday, July 25th through Saturday, July 27th
Where: Downtown Englewood
What: NJPac Family Fair
Why: FREE open-air events for you and your brood- think live performances, drum circles, stilt walkers, face painters and more!
When: Saturday, July 27th at 2pm
Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark
What: QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
Why: Hot. Air. Balloons. Plus Blues Traveler and teen sensation B5, fireworks, a balloon glow and so much more.
When: Friday, July 26th through Sunday, July 28th. Check site for more details.
Where: Solberg Airport, Readington, NJ
What: Stroller Strides and Fit4Moms 4th Anniversary
Why:Baby bliss (and no, we’re not talking about the Prince of Cambridge), think giveaways, fitness, pampering and fun.
When: Wednesday, July 31st, 10:30am to 12:30am, FREE!
Where: The Shops at Riverside, Hackensack
What: Hudson Restaurant Week
Why: Discounted dining from Blue Moon Café, Biggies Clam Bar and more yum.
When: Monday, July 29th through August 9th, book on OpenTable.com
Where: Participating eateries in Bergen and beyond.
What: Butterfly Day at DeKorte Park
Why: Winged wonders, scavenger hunts and a costume contest.
When: Sunday, July 28th, 10am to 3pm, FREE!
Where: One Decorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst
What: Rosa Mexicano Ice Cream Festival
Why:Mexican Snow Cones, Dessert Guac and warm weather special menu items.
When: Wednesday, July 31st through August 25th
Where: Rosa Mexicano Hackensack at the Shops at Riverside
If you’re heading over the bridge.….
What: Spacefest at the Intrepid
Why: A four day festival of everything astronomy. Think NASA experts, a lego model of the space shuttle and more.
When: Thursday, July 25th through Sunday, July 28th.
Where: The Intrepid on Pier 86, West 46th Street and the Hudson River
What: BOOK AHEAD: Dozin’ with the Dinos at Field Station Dinosaurs
Why: They’re cuddly (no seriously) and fascinating. Sleep over at Field Station Dinos for the extreme dino experience, including movies, lantern lit tours, smores and campfires.
When: Saturday, August 10, 8:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m., $75 pp, cots and tents provided
Where: Field Station Dinosaurs, Secaucus
What: New York Renaissance Faire
Why:Jausts, knive-throwing, archery and damsels in distress. Bring the fam for some good ole’ turkey leg eatin’ and medieval times fun.
When: August 3rd through September 22nd, 10am to 7pm, Kids 4 and under are free, Adults $22, Kids $11
Where: Sterling Forest, Tuxedo Park, NY