If you were too busy having fun in the sun, #HipNJ has got you covered on what you missed in New Jersey this weekend!
Comic fest (July 8 & 9), Morristown, NJ:
Comic Fest hit Morristown this weekend! People had the chance to meet the actors who played iconic superheros such as Superman and The Flash. Vendors provided comics, art, vintage toys, and pop culture items.
Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival, Wildwood, NJ:
On Saturday, world-renowned sand sculptor Matt Long hosted the 5th Annual Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival! Participants competed for a variety of prizes and awards while spectators enjoyed live music, a magic show, beach games, and more!
Blueberry Bash, Princeton, NJ
Terhune Orchards in Princeton NJ gave a sweet twist to the weekend by hosting a Blueberry Bash! This event not only let participants taste some of New Jersey’s best blueberries, it also provided live music, wagon rides, wine tastings and more!
NJ State Barbecue Championship & Blues Festival, North Wildwood, NJ
The NJ State Barbecue Championship & Blues Festival kicked off this weekend! The 3-day festival included live cooking demonstrations, top regional & national blues acts, and delicious food!
Promenade Art Show, Cape May, NJ
Cape May acted as a curator of New Jersey’s finest crafters this weekend! Participants enjoyed the opportunity to purchase everything from jewelry to leather goods to watercolor paintings at the Promenade Art Show!
Full Moon Beach Camping, Seaside Heights, NJ
On July 9th, North Beach in Seaside Heights invited families to bring their own tent and camp out for the night in the sand! Participants enjoyed an all night beach party that ended with an unbeatable view of the sunrise.
By the Light of the Moon, Atlantic City, NJ
On July 9th, Absecon Lighthouse in Atlantic City gave participants the opportunity to experience a lighthouse tour like never before! The event allowed night time climbs of the lighthouse that included snacks and beverages!
Restaurant Week, New Brunswick, NJ
This weekend also kicked off New Brunswick’s Restaurant Week! Starting July 8th and ending July 22nd, this event is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Stop by the New Brunswick Restaurant Week website to view the list of participating restaurants and their respective special offers in honor of this event!
4th Annual Worthy Women’s Wealth Walk, Roselle, NJ
Warinanco Park in Roselle NJ combined fun and a good cause by hosting the 4th Annual Worthy Women’s Wealth Walk! The Worthy Women’s Entrepreneurial Sisterhood is an organization that encourages feminine entrepreneurship! Participants were able to get in a good workout while supporting their own and others businesses!
Jeepers for Troopers, Hamilton, NJ
July 9th also saw a day of fun for a good cause! The New Jersey Jeep Association organized a charity ride for the Alpha Corps Foundation. The Alpha Corps Foundation strives to provide economic relief for the families of fallen New Jersey State Troopers.