March 23, 2023

8 fun things to do this weekend in NJ for the whole family

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This weekend is not one you’d want to miss in New Jersey. From food truck festivals to traveling on an eco-cruise on the Hackensack River, you can fill up your leisure time with plenty of activities.

Watch a movie featuring drag queens traveling across the country in Montclair. Learn about the life of an average soldier in the Revolutionary War at Morristown Historical National Park. Eat your favorite barbecue meals at the 11th Annual Rock, Ribs and Ridges Festival. 

Get off the couch and enjoy the sun with your family and friends with these 8 things to do this weekend in New Jersey. 

Listen to music and eat ribs 

A pit master grilling ribs.

Who loves Southern rock bands and barbecue food? If that’s you, head for the 11th Annual Rock, Ribs and Ridges Festival at Sussex County Fairgrounds, Friday through Sunday from 12-8 p.m. 

Bands such as Screamin Eagle Band, The Allman Band, Blackberry Smoke and Outlaws will all perform as you enjoy pulled pork, brisket, ribs, cornbread and more from five world-class barbecue pitmasters, including Magic Mike’s Smoked Meats, Handsome Devil, Pigtails BBQ, Ribbons BBQ and Cowboys BBQ.