For most parents, the summertime is something they look forward to because it allows them more quality time with their children. At American Wear, we are passionate about family and enjoy spending time with our loved ones as much as possible. While spending time with your children during the summer can be fun, they tend to get bored pretty quickly. Check out this list of ways to keep children entertained in New Jersey this summer.

The Strawberry Harvest Festival at Alstede Farms

If you are looking for a great way to spend the day, the Strawberry Harvest Festival at Alstede Farms is a great option. This farm is in Chester, NJ and provides delicious strawberry ice cream and pies along with a variety of other strawberry-themed treats. Kids can also enjoy hayrides and bounce houses at this event.

Take Advantage of the Newport Beach Party

One of the most highly anticipated events in all of New Jersey is the Newport Beach Party. Every year, parents and children flock to this event for the great food and the beautiful views of the Hudson River. This is a free event that will be held on July 17th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Newport Green in Jersey City, NJ. There will be loads of local vendors there serving up great food and drink.

The Morris County 4-H Fair

Who doesn’t love a great fair? If you are looking to provide your kids with a good time filled with cotton candy and rides, then the Morris County 4-H Fair is just where you need to be. There will be a number of animal shows and great food available at this event. This fair is being held from July 19th to July 23rd at Chubb Park in Chester, NJ. Admission is free and rides open at 6 p.m.

Free Movie Night in Dover

What kid doesn’t love a good movie? The free movie nights in Dover, NJ are held outside, so be sure to bring a blanket. This event is hosted in the JFK Commons Park and is free to attend. The move will start at 7 p.m. sharp, so be sure you are on time.

Discover Drone Flying

One of the hottest trends in the world of toys and technology these days are drones. If your little guy or gal loves drones, then enrolling them in the Discover Drone Flying class offered by the Princeton Charter School in Princeton, NJ is ideal. This class will teach them everything they need to know about how to fly a drone correctly.

Saint Ambrose Parish Carnival

Fun, great food and live bands are what you can expect when going to the Saint Ambrose Parish Carnival in Old Bridge, NJ. Admission to this carnival is free, but there will be a charge to use the rides. Your kid will love the thrill and excitement of this event.

Harry Potter Themed Camp

One of the most popular books and movie series of all time is Harry Potter. If your kid loves all things Hogwarts, then enrolling them in the Harry Potter Themed Camp is a must. This camp is being held from July 17th to July 21st at Rutherfurd Hall in Allamuchy, NJ. This hall will be transformed into Hogwarts Castle and attendees will be able to participate in the hat sorting ceremony as well as play a game of Quidditch.

Highland Farmers Adventure Camp

Kids can learn all about farming and growing produce at the Highland Farmers Adventure Camp. They will also be able to participate in a number of craft projects and gardening activities. This camp is being held at Alstede Farms in Chester, NJ.

The Bloomfield Summer Concert Series

Most kids love music, which is why the Bloomfield Summer Concert Series is a great event to take them to. This series will feature a variety of great bands each week at the Town Green and Brookside Park in Bloomfield, NJ.