With May being the unofficial start of
summer, it brings all the more reason
to get out of the house for some fun.
Plan to attend some of the various
events that are within driving distance.
Asbury Park Vegan Food Festival
Bradley Park – 101-199 5th Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
May 14th-May 15th
The Asbury Park Vegan Food Festival s a
two-day celebration that features
yummy vegan and plant-based meals
from local chefs, as well as vegan
products, plant-based fashion, live music
and good times. Hours are 11AM – 5PM
on both Saturday and Sunday
Kids 13 and under are free. This event is
rain or shine. Visit their site for pricing,
tickets and further information.


Chili Knockout & Spicy Food Festival
Orange Loop Arena (OLA) 114 S. New
York Ave – Atlantic City, NJ
May 21st
This festival will be full of culinary
artisans from around the area,
restaurants will offer a variety of dishes,
signature cocktails as well as local
breweries will be features as well. It’s a
day out with friends and family
supporting this seaside community
culinary scene. Those attending will have
the opportunity to explore the festival’s
hot sauce and artist village, vendors,
compete in pepper eating contests, and
watch professionals play with fire. Visit
their website for more details and to
purchase tickets. www.chiliknockout.
New Jersey Seafood Festival
May 20 – May 22 2022
Pyanoe Plaza and Pyanoe Plaza Parking
lot. – Belmar, NJ.
This is a popular family event that is sure
to please. The event offers an feast of
food options like lobster rolls, crab legs,
coconut shrimp and more. In addition to
the great food there is live must set up
for the whole weekend. Visit their

website for any changes or further
Turtle Back Zoo
Wonders Of The World
Each Saturday In May
Turtle Back Zoo is an amazing classroom!
Our Wonders of the Wild program offers
students an opportunity to participate in

supplementary science and nature-
themed programs and projects that

facilitate scientific literacy and life-long
environmental stewardship.For further
information on this weekly event and
pricing be sure to visit their website.
Wildwoods International Kite Festival
May 27th – May 30th
4600 Ocean Avenue Wildwood, NJ
the 35th annual Wildwood’s International
Kite Festival! Come and join us for this
four day experience beginning on Friday
with the official Unlocking of the Beach
ceremony all the way through Monday
with the World Indoor Kite Competition
and Performance. Young or old, single
or family, girl or boy, everyone will find

something that amazes them at this all-
inclusive Kite Festival. Visit their website

for more information. www.skyfestivals.


Jaw Dropping World Of Sharks
New Jersey State Museum – 205 W.

State St. – Trenton, NJ 08625
The Second Saturday of Each Month
This exhibition dispels some of the
myths and misunderstandings about
sharks and their relatives by exploring
their biology, fossil record, conservation
and cultural significance. Specimens and
artifacts from the New Jersey State
Museum collections will be on display to
demonstrate the truly jaw-dropping
world of sharks! Visit the museum’s
website for further exhibits and other
Guided Fossil Hunts in Middletown at
Poricy Park Fossil Beds
Sunday & Wednesday throughout the
Dig up some Middletown history at the
Poricy Brook Fossil Beds. Expect to find
marine fossils from the Cretaceous
period, 65-72 million years ago. Meet
directly at the Poricy Park Fossil Beds
for a short orientation before getting
right into the fossil beds. An
experienced guide will provide you with
a trowel and sifter, as well as help you
identify your treasures. This event is
hosted by Middletown Recreation, be
sure to visit their website for further
information like what to bring & cost.

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