Things to Do in Bergen County Week of September 14

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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: Carnival fun continues with rides, games, raffles and food.
When: Thursday September 15-Sunday September 18, check schedule for daily times
Where: St. Peter the Apostle Church, 445 Fifth Ave., River Edge
 
Why: Celebrate fall with rides, games, crafts, live music and tasty treats.
When: Friday September 16, 6-9 pm; Saturday September 17, 10 am-10 pm, Sunday September 18, 10 am-8 pm
Where: Van Saun County Park, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
 
Why: Kids activities includes rides, games and inflatables, while the adults enjoy live music, food trucks and a beer garden.
When: Saturday September 17, 2-6 pm
Where: Demarest Duck Pond, Duck Pond Rd., Demarest
 
Why: Drive through more than 30 acres of spook-free lights, then enjoy s'mores by the fire pit.
When: Weekends starting Saturday September 17, Daily starting Friday September 30, 7-9:30 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
 
Why: Stroll and shop with plenty of entertainment for kids and adults.
When: Saturday September 17, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 234 Main St., Ridgefield Park
 
Why: Enjoy live music from The Benjamins, plus food truck eats and bouncing for kids
When: Saturday September 17, 12-8 pm
Where: Veteran's Plaza, Franklin Lakes
 
Why: Embrace your inner foodie for a variety of sweet and savory trucks, live music and more fun.
When: Saturday September 17, 11 am-7 pm
Where: 554 Shaler Blvd., Ridgefield
 
Why: Bring the kids – and your own tools – for a morning in nature's beauty.
When: Saturday September 17, 9 am-12 pm
Where: 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
 
Why: Enjoy songs and dance from this new Disney fave.
When: Saturday September 17, 2:30 pm
Where: Northern Valley Sports Academy, 100 Oakland Ave., Closter
 
Why: Shopping for you, children's area for them.
When: Sunday September 18, 11 am-5 pm
Where: East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
 
Why: Shopping for you, a smiling dino for them.
When: Sunday September 18, 11 am and 12 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Live performances, petting zoo animals, food and bouncing at this community street fair.
When: Sunday September 18, 11 am-5 pm
Where: 8 Depot Square, Englewood
 
Why: Shop arts and crafts from local vendors, plus live entertainment
When: Sunday September 18, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Downtown Glen Rock
 
Why: Come one come all for rides and smiles.
When: Wednesday September 21-Sunday September 25 
Where: McBride Field, Franklin Lake Rd., Franklin Lakes
 
Why: High-flying acrobatics, tricks and eye-popping fun.
When: Now through Monday September 26, check schedule for daily times
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Enjoy the best of Broadway, with this week's show featuring music from Aladdin.
When: Saturdays through October 22, 11 am and 1 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Learn about cider as you make your own fresh batch.
When: Sundays through October 23, 2 pm and 3:30 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
For our full list of FALL FESTIVALS, click HERE
 
 
If you're heading out of Bergen:
 
Why: Stroll through thousands of jack o'lanterns as they light up the night sky.
When: Friday September 16-Sunday November 20, check schedule for daily times
Where: Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S Riverside, Croton-on-Hudson, NY
 
Why: Pumpkins, gem mining, hayrides, animal performances and so much more.
When: Saturday September 17-Sunday November 6, 10 am-6 pm
Where: Heaven Hill Farm, 451 State Route 94, Vernon
 
Why: An apple-solutely fun morning making cider, tasting apples and learning about the juicy fruit.
When: Saturday September 17, 10-11:30 am
Where: City Green Farm Eco-Center, 171 Grove St., Clifton
 
Why: Endless amounts of fall fun including pumpkinville, a corn maze, pig races, pirate ship and acres more.
When: Weekends in September, Fridays-Sunday in October, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Happy Day Farm, 106 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
 
Why: Have some adult-sized fun with bands, brews and German-themed games.
When: Saturday September 17, 1 pm
Where: Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Pl., Augusta
 
Why: PYO apples plus country line dancing and delish BBQ.
When: Weekends through Sunday September 18, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Donaldson Farms, 358 Allen Rd., Hackettstown
 
Why: Spend the day enjoying fall fun on the farm.
When: Now through Saturday September 24 (apples), Monday October 31 (pumpkins) 
Where: Ort Farms, 25 Bartley Rd., Long Valley
 
Why: Get ye family to the faire filled with live performances, activities, rides and games.
When: Now through Sunday October 9, 10 am-7 pm
Where: 600 Rt. 17A, Tuxedo, NY
 
Why: Spend the day on the farm with live music, corn maze exploration, wagon rides, pumpkin and apples. 
When: Weekends through Sunday October 30, 9 am-6 pm
Where: Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Jct., NY
 
Why: Fall adventures include animal fun, rides, pumpkins, a corn maze and more.
When: Weekends through September, Fridays-Sundays in October, 10 am- 5pm
Where: Happy Day Farm, 106 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Why: Kids get crafty making, decorating and dressing a scarecrow for the fall.
When: Friday September 23, 3:30 pm and 5 pm; Saturday September 24, 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 pm, 1:30 pm, 3 pm, 4:30 pm
Where: Abma's Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
 
Why: Join Peppa for dancing, singing, crafts and tea time.
When: Saturday September 24, 4-6 pm
Where: The Village Edgewater, 250 Old River Rd., Edgewater
 
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