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Make the most of your summer with our Summer Fun Guide. Bookmark this page for easy access to the best the Tri-State area has to offer, grab your sunscreen and go!

July

Clarion County Fair
Redbank Valley Municipal Park
137 Park Road
Fairmount City (Alcola), PA 16224
814-365-5179
Carnival rides, demo derbies, truck & tractor pulls, stage shows, lawn mower drag racing, livestock exhibits and much, much more.
July 20 – July 26, 2014

Monmouth County Fair
1500 Kozloski Rd
Freehold, NJ 07728
732-842-4000
The original Monmouth County Agricultural Fair which includes fireworks, entertainment, home & garden tent, 4H, and much, much more.
For more information, visit our website.
July 23 – 27, 2014

Fayette County Fair
Fayette County Fairgrounds
132 Pechin Road, Dunbar, PA 15431
724-238-5661
As a showcase for agricultural events, the Fayette County Fair has been providing a venue for education and a variety of entertainment for 58 years.
July 24 – August 2, 1014

Shakespeare In The Park
Divine Park
Passaic & Fifth Aves.
Spring Lake, NJ 07762
732-449-0037
Bring a blanket or chairs to sit under the stars on the Jersey Shore for a great production. Call for more details. This is a free NJ event!
July 24 – 26, 2014

Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam at the Freeman Stage
36097 Sand Cove Road
Selbyville, DE 19975
July 25, 7p.m.
Dave Mason is a living rock legend. He struck international gold with his debut album “Alone Together,” which is considered a seminal rock classic. In 2004, Mason was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work with the groundbreaking group Traffic.

The White Party at the Indian River Life Saving Station
25039 Coastal Highway
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
July 26, 6:30 p.m.
The most exclusive party at the beach! Come show your support for the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation and the Arts by attending our annual White Party fundraiser. Enjoy lush, white cocktails, fabulous food,a live auction, and dancing under the stars. Casual white beach attire requested. Get your tickets early, as this event always sells out! Join us for THE party of the year.

Acorn Family Festival
Central Oak Heights
75 Heritage Road
West Milton, PA 17886
570-898-4002
A free family event featuring music, dance, art activities and children’s literature. Held rain or shine.
July 26, 2014

Endless Mountain Music Festival
Wellsboro and surrounding communities
570-787-7800
July 26 through August 10, 2014

International Tiger Day at the Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19802
July 29, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Celebrate our Amur tiger Zhanna and International Tiger Day! The goal of this day is to promote a global protection of tiger habitats as well as raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation issues. Stop by a learning station, talk with a zoo volunteer, or join us for a special tiger-focused keeper talk to learn about international tiger awareness and what YOU can do to help!

Clamfest in Highlands
301 Shore Drive
Highlands, NJ 732-291-4713
July 31 – August 3, 2014

August

NJ State Fair/Sussex County Farm and Horse Show
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Rd
Augusta, NJ 07822
973-948-5500
Agricultural events and education, animals, exhibits, horse shows, carnival, petting zoo, crafts and vendors, flower and vegetable shows, art and photography, 4-H, chainsaw artist and auction of carved pieces, fair food, free entertainment and much more! Visit our website for tickets, carnival specials, daily schedules and other information.
August 1 – August 10, 2014

Wayne County Fair
270 Miller Drive
Honesdale, PA 18431
The 152nd Wayne County Fair! Enjoy big-name country music concerts, monster trucks, and more. Don’t miss the rides, games, thrill shows, harness racing, tractor, truck and horse pulls, demolition derby, and live entertainment

Alice in Wonderland by Hampstead Stage Company at the Freeman Stage
36097 Sand Cove Road
Selbyville, DE 19975
August 1, 10 a.m.
Lewis Carroll’s immortal classic, “Alice in Wonderland,” is a wonderful tale about a young girl, whose boredom takes her on a journey of the imagination, creating a wonderland of characters. Through Alice’s imagination, ordinary everyday things become extraordinary. Through this story, the Hampstead Stage Company hopes to encourage children to enjoy using their imagination and triumph over their fears.

Peach Ice Cream Day at Fifer Orchards
1919 Allabands Mill Rd., Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934
August 2, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Family-fun activities. Food Fest – Local restaurants featuring lunch options. Country Store with fresh fruits and veggies, bakery and unique specialty foods. Free Fifer peach ice cream cone (with donation of any amount to the local 4-H/FFA). 100% of all donations go to those groups! See you at the farm!

Opera By The Sea
Bradley Beach Pavilion and Ocean
Bradley Beach, NJ
Opera Arias and Show tunes Provided by the Fox Vocal Arts troop of opera singers and others.
August 5, 2015, 7 – 9 pm

Elk County Fair
Elk County Fairgrounds
316 Deitz Road
Kersey, PA 15846
814-965-3128
Food, exhibits, amusements, novelties, bands, demolition derbies, contests and much more
August 5 – August 9, 2014

Cookie Daze Festival
Main Street
Rimersburg, PA 16248
814-473-6221
Cookie baking contest, princess contest, parade, 5K race, Power Wheels cruise, Big Wheel race, kiddies’ tractor pull, bed race, cart race, live bands, car cruise, fireworks, street dances, and more.
August 8 – August 10, 2014

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel-Tall Ship of Delaware
Lewes Ferry Terminal-Public Pier 43
Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
August 8 – 10, 5p.m.-7:30 p.m.
The Kalmar Nyckel offers a wide array of sailing opportunities – from April through October. Guests are invited to haul lines, set sails, and enjoy tales of the original Kalmar Nyckel. While tickets may also be purchased at the dock prior to a scheduled sail, it is best to make reservations.

McKean County Fair
McKean County Fair Grounds
Smethport, PA 16749
814-778-7326
This old-fashioned county fair offers livestock auctions, baked goods, food booths, exhibitions, concerts, races and amusement rides.
August 10 – August 16, 2014

Little League Baseball World Series
Little League World Series International Complex
539 US Route 15 Highway
Williamsport, PA 17702
570-326-3607
The culmination of the world’s largest youth sports tournament. Sixteen teams from around the world compete. Admission and parking are always free for the games.
August 14 – August 24, 2014

TGIF! Friday Music
Crossing Vineyards & Winery
1853 Wrightstown Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
215-493-6500
August 15, 2014, 8pm

Mud in the Dark
Seven Springs Mountain Resort
777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs, PA 15622
800-452-2223
814-352-7777
August 16-August 17
Website

Fall For Horses
The Horse Park of New Jersey
626 Route 524 Allentown-Clarksburg Road
Allentown, NJ
August 13 – August 17, 8 a.m. – end of the day
Bring the family, cameras and support a charity division dedicated to all thoroughbreds and off-track thoroughbreds (portion of Fall For Horses entry fees to equine charity). Free parking and admission.

Movie Night at Alstede Farms
1 Chesterfield Dr.
Chester, NJ 07930
August 22, 8:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
Kick-off customer appreciation weekend with a free outdoor movie. Bring your blankets and chairs and join the Alstede family and staff for a lovely evening under the stars!

Long Branch Jazz and Blues Festival
1 Cooper Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740
August 23, 12 p.m. -9:30p.m.
On the Great Lawn at the Promenade in Long Branch. Right on the ocean during the best days of the summer! music stage, crafters, kid’s activities, beach & ocean…and fireworks!

Greene Dreher Sterling Fair
Route 191
Newfoundland, PA 18445
August 26 – September 1
Community agricultural fair with midway, music, entertainment, food, fun, and much more. Parking is free. Price at the gate includes admission to exhibits, all musical shows, and most arena events.
Website

Campfire Music Festival
Upper Woods Rd.
Lakewood, PA 18439
August 29 – August 31
The Campfire Outdoor Adventure and Music Festival presented by Zippo is a three-day weekend escape that revives the excitement and nostalgia of summer camp.
Website

Arden Fair and Antiques Market
Arden Gild Hall
2126 The Hwy., Arden, DE 19810
August 30, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Music, games, food, art exhibit, folk dancing demos, potions, crafts, children’s games and many vendors in Arden + books and plants for sale. Antiques Market with over 50 vendors for a small fee. Live music in the Grove from 10am-6pm. Free shuttle bus transportation from the YMCA Hanby Outdoor Center (Chestnut Road between Marsh & Darley Roads). Fun for the entire family! No dogs allowed on shuttle bus except guide dogs.

Labor Day Demolition Derby
Wolf’s Corners Fairgrounds Lake Lucy Road, Tionesta, PA 16353
August 30, 7 p.m. Rev ’em, race ’em, crash ’em!! Come check it out! Two events this evening: compact car class and full-size car class.
Website