Things to Do in Bergen County Week of May 1

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Sponsored Post: Campy's Blue Star Amusements is back at Palisades Center, in West Nyack, NY, with their highly anticipated return of their carnival from May 2nd to May 12th.  The carnival, in Lot F of Palisades Center near The Cheesecake Factory, will feature an array of exhilarating rides, entertaining games, and mouthwatering treats. From classic attractions like the carousel to adrenaline-pumping spinning thrill rides, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.  For more information about ticket purchases, event policies, and the complete lineup of attractions, please visit
We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!
Events Not to Miss:
Why: Spring fun in the form of rides, games, and prizes.
When: Wednesday May 1-Sunday May 5, check schedule for daily hours
Where: Veteran's Memorial Park, 554 Shaler Blvd., Ridgefield
Why: Beer, barbecue, raffles, and farm fun.
When: Saturday May 4, 12-5 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Werimus Rd., Hillsdale
Why: Celebrate the season with a dance party, games, food trucks, flowers, and more.
When: Saturday May 4, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Huyler Park, 1 Piermont Rd., Tenafly
Why: Stop while you shop and grab unique finds like jewelry, decor, and other giftable hidden gems.
When: Saturday May 4, 12-7 pm
Where: Bergen Town Center, Route 4 East & Forest Ave., Paramus
Why: Head to the farm to shop some craft vendor faves.
When: Saturday May 4, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Stokes Farm, 23 DeWolf Rd., Old Tappan
Why: Bubbles, stories, crafts, and dinos to celebrate Israel's birthday.
When: Sunday May 5, 10-11:30 am
Where: Beechwood Park, Hillsdale
Why: Spring fun is on with this day of shopping unique, local finds.
When: Sunday May 5, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Veteran's Park, Westwood
Why: Start with sweets and end with sports in this morning of play.
When: Sunday May 5, 10:45 am and 11:30 am
Where: Northern Valley Sports Academy, 100 Oakland Ave., Closter
Why: Go on an adventure with Alice in this interactive show with plenty of eye-popping surprises.
When: Sunday May 5, 3 pm
Where: bergenPAC, 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood
Why: Kids can make a gift for all of the moms in their life.
When: Monday May 6-Wednesday May 8, 10 am and 3:30 pm
Where: Abma's Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Why: Meet the Bachelorette as she signs her new book, Mistakes We Never Made.
When: Tuesday May 7, 7 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
If You're Heading Out of Bergen:
Why: The mall carnival is back with rides and games for all ages.
When: Thursday May 2-Sunday May 12, Monday-Friday 5-10 pm; Weekends 3-10 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
Why: Carnival fun and unlimited bracelets every night.
When: Thursday May 2-Sunday May 5, 5:30-10 pm
Where: 210 North Main St., Spring Valley
Why: Bring a blanket and enjoy a day in the sun with good food and a good mood.
When: Saturday May 4, 12 pm
Where: Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Place, Augusta
Why: Take a hayride, visit the animals, and have more fun on the farm.
When: Weekends through Sunday May 28, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
Upcoming Events:
Why: Kids get to take the wheel of police cars, fire trucks, and more vehicles in this huge, interactive event.
When: Thursday May 9, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Memorial Park, Van Neste Square, Ridgewood
Why: This eco-friendly day has live music, denim revival demos, community art, and more.
When: Saturday May 11, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: The family-friendly run includes a 5K, 10K, and Fun Run to support the JCC's special services.
When: Sunday May 12, 8 am-1 pm
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly
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