We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!
Events Not To Miss:
What: Oakland Town Carnival
Why: Rides, games, food and summer fun.
When: Wednesday June 23-Saturday June 26
Where: Rec Fields, Oak Street, Oakland
What: Mad Science Shows
Why: Come sea what all the ocean fun is about in this day of science and surprises.
When: Friday June 25 and Saturday June 26, 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Enjoy live music to celebrate Pride, plus the first 100 guests get an American Dream backpack.
When: Saturday June 26, 12-6 pm
Where: American Dream, 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
Why: Get up close and personal with some TNC animals.
When: Sunday June 27, 2-3 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Why: Shop local small biz while the kids enjoy rides, music and entertainment.
When: Sunday June 27, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 216 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights
What: State Fair Meadowlands
Why: A BIG day of fun with rides, games, food and entertainment.
When: Now through Sunday July 11, check schedule for times
Where: State Fair Meadowlands, 1 MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford
Why: Drive In movies are back at Demarest Farms.
When: Now through Sunday August 29, check schedule for times
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: DIY ice cream sundaes plus stories and fun on the farm.
When: Friday June 25, 2 pm, $12.95
Where: Ort Farms, 25 Bartley Rd., Long Valley
Why: Massage, fitness and wellness, swag and more at this event for your teenage girls.
When: Sunday June 27, 10 am – 1 pm
Where: Varsity House Health & Performance, 337 Blaisdell Rd., Orangeburg
What: Firefly Festival
Why: Light up your day and night with a firefly celebration.
When: Sunday June 27, 4-9 pm, $7
Where: Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton
What: Xpedition Dino
Why: Drive through a dino-sized adventure with 30 life-sized dinosaurs.
When: Now through Tuesday September 7
Where: Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson Township