Things to do in Bergen County: Week of June 24th

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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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Events Not To Miss:

What: A Night on Fire Why: A choreographed, live display of fire arts featuring flame-wielding, fire-eating performers twisting and turning, juggling and dancing, sword fighting, and much more! When: Friday, June 26 (8:30pm), Saturday June 27 (8pm & 9:30pm) & Sunday June 28 (8pm), Tickets must be purchased in advanced: Children/$16, 17+/$22, buy tix here, Bergen Mama readers click here to enter for a chance to win a Family 4 pack of FREE tickets! Where: Philipsburg Manor, 381 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY

What: State Fair Meadowlands
Why: 17 days of family fun at the largest fair in the New York area.
When: Now thru Sunday, July 5, check schedule for ticket prices and fair times.
Where: 1 Metlife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford

What: BBQ Thursdays at Demarest Farms
Why: Live music & a finger lickin’ menu at the Farm.
When: All summer, starting Thursday, June 25, 5:30-8:30pm
Where: 244 Werimus Rd., Hillsdale

What: Baby Fair at Pottery Barn Kids Riverside Square Mall
Why: Preggos and their littles can join in the fun.  Stop by the Bergen Mama table and say hi!
When: Saturday, June 27, 10am-3pm, FREE
Where: Potty Barn Kids, Riverside Square Mall, Hackensack

What: The Festival 5K Fun Run & Irish Festival
Why: Run with the fam, all levels welcome, and enjoy this FREE fun festival with games, food, and more.
When: Saturday, June 27, $20, 9am, Rain Date: Sunday, June 28, Irish Festival, 11am-7pm
Where: Overpeck County Park, 199 Challenger Rd., Ridgefield Park

What: American Girl Event: Making with Grace
Why: Your little girl can bake with Grace, the 2015 Girl of the Year.
When: Saturday, June 27, 10-11:30am, Ages 8-12, $30
Where: Call your local Williams-Sonoma location to sign up before the class fills up! 

What: Shady Grove Arts & Crafts Fest
Why: Vendors, gourmet cuisine, music, and more.
When: Saturday, June 27 & Sunday, June 28, 10am-5pm
Where: Adorano Father’s, 575 Darlington Ave., Ramsey

What: Zen in the Zone
Why: Join thousands of yogis and get in the zone…
When: Sunday, June 28, 9am, FREE
Where: Metslife Giants Stadium, East Rutherford

What: Yoga on the Hudson
Why: Your last chance for this outdoor yoga sesh.
When: Sunday, June 28, 8-9am, $10 suggested donation
Where: Undercliff Picnic Area on Henry Hudson Dr., Englewood Cliffs

What: Super Swim Day at Bergen County Y
Why: Snag a discount on swim lessons, have fun at the pool, games, music, and more. 
When: Sunday, June 28, 10am-1pm, FREE
Where: 605 Pascack Rd., Twp of Washington
What: Ask Malvina Etiquette Class for Kids
Why: Because manners never go out of style.
When: Sunday, June 28, Ages 5-7 (11am-12pm) & Ages 8-12 (12:30-1:30pm), FREE, Pre-registration required
Where: Master Art Studio, 580 N. Maple Ave., Ridgewood

What: Alien Invadors! at Flat Rock Brook Association
Why: Learn about alien plants and animals…
When: Sunday, June 28, 2-3pm, Ages 8+, $5
Where: 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood

What: Storytime with Alice in Wonderland at The Big Playhouse
Why: Wonderland comes to Westwood.
When: Tuesday, June 30, 9:30am-12:30pm, Ages 13m-6 years old, $10, Pre-Registration required
Where: 316 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood

What: Bow Tie Cinemas Summer Kids Series
Why: Watch “How to Train Your Dragon 2” for FREE with the kiddos!  Get there early to snag a spot.
When: Tuesday, June 30 & Wednesday, July 1, 10am, FREE
Where: Bow Tie theaters (Closter, Washington Twp. & Hoboken)

If you’re heading out of Bergen…

What: Palisades Fair at Palisades Center Mall
Why: Games, rides, petting zoo, and more!
When: Weekends thru Sunday, July 5, Fridays(5-10pm), Saturdays & Sundays (1-10pm), Ages 3+/$6, Online discount tickets available
Where: West Nyack, NY

What: Independence Day Fireworks at Bear Mountain State Park
Why: Get a head start this season at this event with food, entertainment, and lots of fireworks.
When: Friday, June 26, 8pm
Where: Route 9 N., Bear Mountain, NY

What: Bradley Beach Lobsterfest
Why: Kids activities, live music, 100+ vendors, beer & wine garden, and lobster everything!
When: Saturday, June 27 (Saturday, 11am-9pm)  & Sunday, June 28 (11am-6pm), FREE
Where: 500 Ocean Ave., Bradley Beach

What: Just Jersey Food Truck & Music Festival
Why: Sounds like a great way to spend the day to us…
When: Saturday, June 27, 10am-7pm
Where: Waterloo Village Concert, 1053 Waterloo Rd., Stanhope

What: 2015 Red White and Blueberry Festival
Why: Everybody’s fav antioxidant is the star of the show at this adorable family fun day.
When: Sunday, June 28, 10am-5pm
Where: 505 Marlyn Ave., Hammonton

What: Munchkin Monday Summer Concert Series: Polka Dot
Why: A FREE concert for your little munchkins!
When: Monday, June 29, 11am, FREE
Where: Palisades Center, West Nyack, NY


What: Cookie Monster & Mickey Mouse at The Big Playhouse
Why: Open play, puppet shows, and the superstar guests of honor.
When: Cookie Monster/Wednesday, July 1, 9:30am-12:30pm & Mickey Mouse/Thursday, July 2, 9:30am-12:30pm,  Ages 13m-6 years old, $10, Pre-registration required
Where: 316 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood

What: Leonia Sports Boosters Carnival
Why: Rides, games, food, 4th of July fireworks, and more!
When: Wednesday, July 1 thru Sunday, July 5, 6-10pm
Where: 199 Challenger Rd., Ridgefield Park

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