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Italian Street Festival – Seaside Heights, NJ – Oct 8 to Oct 10, 2021
Features performances from Italy, arts and crafts, lots of vendors, a Columbus Day parade on Sunday, and lots of Italian foods.

Asbury Festhalle Oktoberfest – Asbury Park, NJ – Oct 8 to Oct 10, 2021
Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten hosts an Oktoberfest

South Jersey Pumpkin Show – Woodstown, NJ – Oct 9 to Oct 10, 2021
Great pumpkin weigh-off, costume contest, pumpkin dessert contest, fall foods, live entertainment, pumpkin pageant, amusement rides and more! Held at the Salem County Fairgrounds. The organizers also host the South Jersey Apple Fest in September.

Morristown Festival of Books – Morristown, NJ – Oct 9, 2021
Annual event. Come hear over 30 authors speak about their latest books at venues around Morristown. This festival is for everyone, of all ages and reading interests. Held at several historic venues include the Vail Mansion, local churchs, and the Morristown and Morris Township Libraries.

Duck Pond Oktoberfest – Demarest, NJ – Oct 9, 2021
Annual craft show and Oktoberfest with German music, German food, inflatable games and canoe rides. Event is hosted by the Demarest Nature Center.

Smithville Irish Festival – Smithville, NJ – Oct 9 to Oct 10, 2021
This festival has a full schedule for both days of music, games and food.

Paw Prints 5K – Eastampton Township, NJ – Oct 10, 2021
Off-road 5k through Smithville Park, with a 1 mile fun trail walk and a fundraiser for Burlington County Animal Shelter.

Dunellen HarvestFest – Dunellen, NJ – Oct 10, 2021
Fun for all ages with free admission for live music, dancing, crafts, kids activities, a scarecrow contest, apple pie contest, carriage rides and so much more.  This is an annual event held rain or shine at the Washington Memorial Park from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Enter your child in the children’s art contest.