Bergen Events Not to Miss: Week of June 25th

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Even More Summer Fun can be found on our HUGE roundup of fireworks, concerts and carnivals for Independence Day (plus restaurant recommendations in each town!) Check it out here.

Events Not To Miss:

What: Meadowlands State Fair
Why: Free entertainment, 150+ Rides, Attractions, and Action-Packed Fun
When: Through Sunday, July 6th
Where: State Fair Meadowlands, 102 New Jersey 120, East Rutherford

What: Yoga Under the Stars from Garden State Yoga and Whole Foods Ridgewood
Why: It’s a free one hour session of yoga under the stars (bring a mat)
When: Thursday, June 26th, 6:30pm - FREE!
Where:Whole Foods Ridgewood Parking Lot

What: Gourmet Cupcake Decorating at Fresh and Fancy Farms
Why: Children can learn how to make cupcakes, icing, and unique gourmet toppings from scratch
When: Thursday, June 26th, 4:30-6pm, $25/child, must reserve
Where: Fresh and Fancy Farms, 575 River Rd, New Milford

What: Free Mini Manis at Whole Foods Paramus
Why: Hopscotch Kids provides kid-approved manicures in spring’s hottest colors
When: Friday, June 27th, 10am to 1pm, FREE
Where: Bergen Town Center, Paramus

What: Fireworks at Bear Mountain State Park
Why: Fireworks (and hiking and picknicing) in the park
When: Friday, June 27th, fireworks start at dusk, $8 Parking
Where: Bear Mountain State Park, Bear Mountain, NY

What: YWCA Character Breakfast
Why: Bring the whole fam and enjoy breakfast with Ninja Turtle, Elmo, or Disney Princesses, and take pictures with them too!
When: Saturday, June 28th, 9:30am to 11am, suggested donation of $20
Where: YWCA Early Learning Center, 98 Pleasant Ave, Upper Saddle River

What: Couture Craft Fairy Party
Why: 2-6 years old (with mommy’s help for the littler ones), Includes wings, wands, the fairy house, peg fairy crafts, and snacks
When: Sunday, June 29th, 11am or 2pm
Where: Courture Craft Studio, 10 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick, NJ

What: Yoga on the Green with Brenda Blanco
Why: Free one hour sesh with the fave instructor out on the lawn!
When: Sunday, June 29th 10am, FREE RSVP to
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, West Clinton Ave, Tenafly

What: Joan Rivers at Bookends
Why: Comedian Joan Rivers will sign her new book: Diary of a Mad Diva
When: Tuesday, July 1st, 7pm
Where: Bookends Bookstore, 211 East Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood

What: Fair Lawn Fireworks Celebration
Why: BYOB (blanket) for Fireworks fun on the lawn
When: Tuesday, July 1st, 7:30 gates open
Where: Memorial Park
Chow at:The New Noodles and Co., for easy Asian noodle bowls your kids will smile at.

If you’re heading out of Bergen….

What: A Night on Fire at Philipsburg Manor
Why: A fully choreographed live display of fire arts, and a comedy troupe extraordinaire in Sleepy Hollow
When: Saturday, June 28th (7,9pm) and Sunday, June 29th (7:30pm)
Where: 381 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY


What: Leonia Sports Booster Carnival and Fireworks
Why: Carnival fun plus fireworks on the 4th.
When: Wednesday, July2nd through Sunday, July 6th (Fireworks on July 4th)
Where: Overpeck Park, Leonia

What: Pirate Festival on the Hudson
Why: A crew of misfit pirates performing the greatest pirate epic ever seen on stage!
When: July 5th, 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
Where: Tarrytown Music Hall (13 Main St, Tarrytown, NY) followed by festivities at Phillipsburg Manor (381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hallow, NY)

What: Brick Fest Live Lego Festival
Why: Lego fans little and big report for a lego-stravaganza.
When: Friday, July .11th through Sunday, July 13th
Where: Meadowlands Expo Center

What: Set sail on the Hudson with the Family on the AJ Meerwald
Why: These 2-3 hour science-focused trips introduce kids to river creatures and sell out every year so book early!
When: Friday, July 18th and Saturday, July 19th (check website for times/pricing)
Where: Departure from Alpine Boat Basin

What: Thomas the Train—a Day out with Thomas
Why: 20 minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, and Thomas-themed activities
When: July 11th to July 20th (Check website for times)
Where: Delaware River Road Excursions, 100 Elizabeth St, Phllipsburg

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