August has arrived, and with it comes a sizzling lineup of summer events in New Jersey and Pennsylvania that will make your month unforgettable. At Weidel Real Estate, we are not just dedicated to finding your dream home; we also want to ensure you don’t miss out on the incredible experiences happening in the communities we serve. Get ready to fill your August calendar with these exciting local happenings.
August 1-5: Warren County Farmers Fair, Phillpsburg:
Experience the magic of the Warren County Farmers Fair with its traditional hot air balloon festival since 2001. Watch as the sky is adorned with a captivating mass balloon launch each evening, and you can even enjoy full balloon flights and tethered rides. Don’t miss the chance to catch a glimpse of the special shape Fred G Monster on select nights.
August 4: First Fridays Roots & Culture, Trenton
First Fridays are back with a bang! Join the African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County for the 2023 First Friday events in collaboration with Trenton Downtown Association, 1911 Smokehouse BBQ, and the City of Trenton. Immerse yourself in a vibrant cultural celebration not to be missed.
August 5: Butterfly Festival, Pennington
Embrace the beauty of nature at the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House during the Butterfly Festival. Engage in a variety of activities such as exploring the Insect Zoo, enjoying a Children’s play zone, participating in the Butterfly and Bug Parade, and creating nature-themed crafts. The event also offers live music by Cold Soil Drifters & Friends.
August 5-6: Peach Month Kickoff Weekend, Peddler’s Village, New Hope, PA
Kickstart Peach Month with a weekend full of excitement at Peddler’s Village. Delight in live entertainment and music, indulge in delicious food from food trucks, and enjoy family activities that will make this weekend one to remember. The celebration includes magic shows, performances by the Pirates of Fortune Folly and Lolly & Friends, musical acts like the Nikki Briar Trio, Barefoot Bobby & the Breakers, and The Side Chicks. On Saturday, August 6, don’t miss the FREE 60s-themed dance party on the Street Road Green in honor of Peddler’s Village 60th anniversary. And of course, treat yourself to a wide range of peach-themed goodies throughout the weekend.
August 5-6: Just Peachy Festival, Princeton
An event that promises fun for the whole family! Head to the Just Peachy Festival at Terhune Orchards for a delightful day of activities. Kids of all ages will enjoy pony rides, games, barnyard tractors, and more interactive fun. Engage in a scavenger hunt and make lasting memories with your loved ones.
August 7-13: Middlesex County Fair, East Brunswick
Join the 85th-anniversary celebration of the Middlesex County Fair! This event has been a beloved tradition, bringing together residents from the tristate area for a week of summer fun. Experience the rich agricultural heritage of the region while enjoying thrilling rides, delicious food, craft vendors, entertainers, bands, and home arts competitions. This is a true community gathering where generations come together to create cherished memories.
August 9-11: Somerset County Fair, Bridgewater
The Somerset County 4-H Fair is back, showcasing the incredible work of local 4-H members. Engage in the heartwarming displays of their projects and enjoy a variety of family-friendly entertainment. Don’t miss this opportunity to support the community and experience the best of Somerset County’s agricultural heritage.
August 17: Food Truck Thursday, Peddler’s Village, New Hope, PA
Join us for a delightful evening of good food and family fun at Food Truck Thursday on the Street Road Green. Bring a picnic blanket, your appetite, and be ready to indulge in a variety of delectable treats from food trucks. This is a perfect opportunity to gather with loved ones and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Peddler’s Village.
August 19: Martinsville Fire Department 100th Anniversary Food Truck and Music Festival, Bridgewater
Help the Martinsville Fire Department celebrate its 100th anniversary in style! This special event, in collaboration with MegaBite Events, promises a fantastic lineup of over 13 food trucks offering mouthwatering delights. Enjoy a lively inflatable village, bungee trampoline, hatchet throwing, and shop from local craft vendors. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and even your furry friends, as dogs are welcome. Get ready for an extraordinary celebration at this memorable festival!
August 20: Downtown Somerville Artisan Market, Somerville
Experience the charm of Downtown Somerville at the Artisan Fair. This event promises a day filled with live music, entertainment, and an array of handmade artisan goods. Support local artists as they showcase their creative work, offering everything from jewelry and photography to woodwork, pottery, paintings, and more. There will be something for everyone in the family to enjoy, making it a perfect Sunday outing. Join the festivities on Division Street in Somerville, NJ.
August 23-27: Hunterdon County 4H & Agricultural Fair, Lambertville
For a truly family-friendly experience, head to the Hunterdon County 4H & Agricultural Fair. This event has been a beloved tradition since 2004, offering a diverse array of free entertainment suitable for all ages. Enjoy an exciting lineup of country bands, light rock music, bluegrass groups, tribute acts, magic shows, dance performances, singers, tap dancers, cloggers, and more. The Main Stage never disappoints, and this year’s fair promises to be no exception. Witness the talents of 4-H members as they demonstrate their projects and share their experiences. Engage in a celebration of agriculture and community that will create lasting memories for all.
Make the most of your August in New Jersey and Pennsylvania by attending these vibrant events that reflect the spirit of summer. At Weidel Real Estate, we are here to not only help you find your dream home but also connect you with the thriving communities that host these incredible experiences. Mark your calendars, bring your friends and family, and immerse yourself in the joy of summer celebrations. We look forward to seeing you at these unforgettable local events!