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A Sizzling Summer
Your ultimate guide to summer in South Jersey

by Chelsea Valcourt

This year’s summer season has a lot to offer. From events aimed at unifying communities and celebrating patriotism to supporting local artists and enjoying tasty foods, there’s so much to do right here in South Jersey—and this is your guide to fun all summer long.


June 7

Family Movie Night and Camp Out
Sunset, Deptford,


June 8

11 a.m.-3 p.m., Glassboro,


June 9

Art, Wine & Music Festival
Returning for its 33rd year, this festival provides visitors the opportunity to enjoy the best the region has to offer from creative arts and entertainment performances to local breweries and Jersey wineries.
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Medford,


June 16

“Unity in the Community”
A finale to Collingswood’s week-long Juneteenth celebration, this outdoor event seeks to not only educate the community on the importance and history of Juneteenth and Black culture but to provide a platform for Black artists and business owners.
11 a.m. , Collingswood,

Concert in the Park: Sensational Soul Cruisers
7 p.m., Washington Township,


June 18

Concert at Gazebo Park – The Kickback Band
6:30-8:30 p.m., Maple Shade,


June 19

Juneteenth Celebration at Laurel Acres Park
5-8 p.m., Mount Laurel,


June 20

Summer Fest
5-9 p.m., Glassboro,


June 21

Seventh Annual Summer Solstice
Welcome the official start of summer with live music, food trucks, beer gardens, a kid zone and live entertainment.

4-10 p.m., Haddon Township,

Celebrate Pride Dance
6:30-9 p.m., Williamstown,


June 22 

Celebration on Main
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mullica Hill,


June 29

Pride Event
Noon-6 p.m., Bordentown,

Independence Day Parade & Fireworks
Noon, Maple Shade,


June 30

Concert in the Park
5:30-8:30 p.m., Riverton,


July 3

Emergency Services Night and Fireworks
Get a closer look at Mount Laurel’s emergency service vehicles, listen to live bands and end your night with a fireworks display starting at 9 p.m.
5:30 p.m.,

Independence Day Celebration at Freedom Park
6-10 p.m., Medford,


July 4

Independence Day Parade
9:55 a.m., Pitman,

4th of July Parade & Fireworks at Washington Township High School
6:30-9 p.m.,

127th Riverton 4th of July Children’s Parade  
10-11 a.m., Riverton,

Independence Day Celebration
6:30 p.m., Collingswood,


July 5

Family Movie Night
6:30-9:30 p.m., Deptford,


July 13-14

30th Annual Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival
Times vary,


July 13

Taco Palooza Festival
Head out to Washington Lake Park to fill up on tacos, margaritas and beer while enjoying live music. Bring a canned food donation to support local pantries.

11 a.m.-6 p.m., Washington Township,

Moorestown Music Collective presents Red Desert Motel
7:15 p.m., Moorestown,


July 25

Christmas in July
6-8 p.m., Deptford,


July 30

Music Under the Stars: Larger Than Life
7-8:30 p.m., Cherry Hill,


Aug. 6

National Night Out at Washington Lake Park
6-9 p.m., Washington Township,

National Night Out
6-9 p.m., Franklinville,


Aug. 13

Concert in the Park - Shine on Floyd
6:30-8:30 p.m., Maple Shade,


Aug. 17-18

Collingswood Crafts and Fine Arts Festival
Peruse and purchase various art works, enjoy demonstrations and teachings or grab a bite to eat at this annual event. Enter into their raffle tent for a chance to win art from the festival and support the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.,


Aug. 24

Summer of Love – ’60s, ’70s, ’80s Music Fest!
2-10 p.m., Haddon Township,


Aug. 30

Car Show and Food Truck Festival
This year’s car show features 12 food trucks, various vendors, activities for the kids, a beer garden, live music and a variety of cars on display.

5-9 p.m., Glassboro,


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Published and copyrighted in South Jersey Magazine, Volume 21, Issue 2 (May2024)

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