Things to Do in Bergen County: October 9th

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Our top picks of family fun activities and things to do in Bergen County New Jersey and beyond.

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Events Not To Miss:

What: Oktoberfest 2014
Why: Features a high quality craft show, German music and food, inflatable games, canoe rides, and more.
When: Saturday, October 11, 10am-5pm (Rain Date: October 18)
Where: The Duck Pond in Demarest

What: Puptoberfest
Why: Food, Beer, and adoptable Pups!
When: Saturday, October 11, 11am-3pm
Where: Mason Jar, 219 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah

What: Mall-O-Ween
Why: Dance your way through the pumpkin patch as Paramus Park Mall presents Jack-O-Lantern Jive!
When: Saturday, October 11, 10:30am & 11:30am
Where: Sears Wing, Paramus Park Mall

What: Cidering at Tenafly Nature Center
Why: Press and then taste your make-your-own cider!
When: Saturday, October 11th, Sunday, October 12, 12:30-1:30pm & 2-3pm, $10 non member
Where: 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly

What: Fashion Camp NJ
Why: Come bring your fashionista to listen to author and illustrator Pat Luttrell read her book “Picasso-ville” and she’ll walk away with her own autographed copy and one-of-a-kind t-shirt that she decorated herself.
When: Sunday, October 12, 10:30am, $40 per child, $35 second child
Where: 512 Livingston St, Norwood

What: National Fossil Day at Bergen County Zoo
Why: Celebrate National Fossil Day with your junior paleontologist. 
When: Sunday, October 12, 10am-4:30pm
Where: 216 Forest Avenue, Paramus

What: Adorno Fathers Fall Country Fair
Why: Kiddie rides, bounce house, face painting, festival foods, crafts and antiques.
When: Sunday, October 12, 9am-5pm, (Rain date: October 19)
Where: 575 Darlington Ave, Ramsey

If you’re heading out of Bergen…

What: Pearl River Day Festival
Why: Live music, delicious eeeats, shopping, face painting, pumpkin painting, bounce houses, and more!
When: Saturday, October 11, 11am- 6pm
Where: Central Ave, John St & Main St, Pearl River, NY

What: Kids Day at Hurds Family Farm
Why: Your littles will love the farm activities taking place in the apple orchard of this family farm with scenic views of the Hudson Valley.
When: Saturday, October 11, 9am-5pm
Where: 2187 State Route 32 Modena, NY

What: Fall Harvest Festival at Unionville Vineyards
Why: Wine tasting, kids activities, grape stomping, gourmet food and more!
When: Saturday, October 11, 12-6pm, Adults/$20, Teens & Designated Drivers/$10, 12 & under free
Where: 9 Rocktown Rd, Ringoes

What: Harvest Festival at Crystal Springs Resort
Why: Take in the breathtaking fall foliage while enjoying the live music, wine tasting, yummy bbq, and shopping, while the kids enjoy the pony and hay rides, pumping painting and petting zoo!
When: Saturday, October 11, 11am-5pm & Sunday, October 12, 11am-4pm
Where: The Farm, 135 Route 94, Vernon

What: Nyack Street Fair
Why: Hand crafted items, unique retail, antiques, festival foods, and more!
When: Sunday, October 12, 10am-5pm
Where: Downtown Nyack, NY

What: The Great Pumpkin Train
Why: Ride a steam train through the beautiful fall landscape and land at a pumpkin patch!
When: October Weekends (Check website for times)
Where: Delaware River Road Excursions, 100 Elizabeth St, Phillipsburg


What: Celebrate! Party Showcase
Why: A Party Planning Bonanza- with top area vendors showing the latest trends.
When: Sunday, October 19, 12-4pm, Free
Where: Hanover Marriott, 1401 Route 10E, East Hanover

What: Kris Jenner at Bookends
Why: The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star, producer, and all around MOMpreneur signs her new book “In the Kitchen with Kris”
When: Tuesday, October 21, 7pm
Where: 211 East Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood


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