Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival

This festival is dedicated to a wide assortment of food trucks that come to Monmouth Park Racetrack to serve all kinds of great Jersey eats from cheesesteaks, fried bacon, lobster rolls and empanadas to cupcakes and waffle sundaes. Cost: $5/ages 12 and up, $5/parking.  Man on a bicycle followed by a woman running with US flags at Shell Beach shoreline path

When: May 26-28, 11:30 am
Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack, Oceanport Ave., Oceanport

75th Annual Tour of Somerville

Hundreds of professional and amateur cyclists will compete in this year’s Tour of Somerville, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Races are separated by gender and age. Stroll the grounds enjoying the vendors, live music, kids activities, food stands and entertainment while the races take place around you. Cost: Free admission for spectators, cyclists registration begins at $40.

When: May 28, 10:30 am race start (rain or shine)
Where: Davenport St. and Main St., Somerville

Wildwoods International Kite Festival

Watch hundreds of colorful kites fly across the sky during this beach party! The event begins at noon with the Unlocking of the Ocean ceremony on the beach. This is followed by many more exciting events throughout the weekend, including a Friday night social, kite demos, an illuminated night kite fly and family games. Cost: Free.

When: May 25-28, 8 am-8 pm
Where: Convention Center and Beach, Wildwood

New Jersey Renaissance Faire

Come out to New Jersey’s largest Renaissance Faire this Memorial Day Weekend! This event will host activities that all ages will love, including live jousting, a plethora of medieval and modern food, Shakespeare readings, music, juggling, magicians, acrobats, a full-scale chess match and much more. Cost: $20/adults, $12/ages 5-12.

When: May 19-20, 26-27; June 2-3
Where: 1195 Florence Columbus Rd., Bordentown