Things to Do in Bergen County Week of May 4


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We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist! 
 
Events Not to Miss:
 
Why: Celebrate in style with live mariachi music, crafts, face painting and more festive fun.
When: Thursday May 5, 1-3 pm and 4-7 pm
Where: American Dream, 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
 
Why: Bring your squad for a beautiful and delish night out on the farm.
When: Friday May 6, 6:30-9 pm
Where: Fresh and Fancy Farms, 575 River Rd., New Milford
 
Why: Enjoy open play, tasty treats and tea time for your littles.
When: Saturday May 7 and Sunday May 8, check schedule for available times
Where: The Village Edgewater, 250 Old River Rd., Edgewater
 
Why: Dancing and colonial games, tours and more fun.
When: Saturday May 7, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Garretson Forge & Farm, 4-02 River Rd., Fair Lawn
 
Why: Get an up close look at a TNC animal plus crafts for the whole family.
When: Saturday May 7, 2 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why: Puppets and nature make for a fun morning.
When: Sunday May 8, 10 am-10:30 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why:  Meet the star of The Walking Dead and author of The Ravaged.
When: Monday May 9, 5 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 E Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
 
Why: Climb on board for a day or trucks and fun.
When: Thursday May 12, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, Ridgewood
 
Why: Enjoy songs and scenes from popular Broadway shows and hit movies. 
When: Saturdays through June 25, 11 am and 1 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
 
If you're heading out of Bergen:
 
Why: High flying acrobatics, stunts and magic in this eye-popping show.
When: Friday May 6-Monday May 16, check schedule for daily times
Where: The Shops at Nanuet, 5101 Fashion Dr., Nanuet
 
Why: Find exclusive Hello Kitty merch outside the mall
When: Saturday May 7, 10 am-7 pm
Where: Menlo Park Mall, Edison
 
Why: A day in the sun with food, beer and fun.
When: Saturday May 7, 12 pm
Where: Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Pl., Augusta
 
Why: Treat yourself and the fam to a delish meal on the farm and enjoy tractor rides, animals and homemade ice cream.
When: Saturday May 7-Sunday May 8, 9 am
Where: Alstede Farms, One Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
 
Why: Shop small biz and let the kids enjoy balloon, face painting and treats.
When: Saturday May 7, 2-6 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
 
Why: Get lost among 1,000 monarchs and painted ladies at this popup exhibit.
When: Now through Sunday May 8
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
 
Why: Hayrides, pony rides and more fun on the farm. 
When: Weekends through May 15, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Alstede Farms, One Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
 
Why: Because there's always reason to visit a museum of candy.
When: Now through Sunday July 31, 10 am-8:30 pm
Where: Candytopia New York, 111 W 32nd St., NYC
 
Why: The dinos are roaring back, bigger and better than before.
When: Now through Sunday October 30, during zoo hours
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Why: Carnival goodies plus unlimited wristbands on weekdays.
When: Thursday May 12-Sunday May 22, Monday-Friday 6-10 pm, Saturday 2-10 pm
Where: Columbus Park, 394 Outwater Ln., Garfield
 
Why: Rides, games, food and fun.
When: Thursday May 12-Sunday May 15, check schedule for daily times
Where: 1799 Teaneck Rd., Teaneck
 
Why: A day of family fun, food trucks, live music and games. 
When: Sunday May 15, 11 am-7 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
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