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HipNJ's Weekend Recap: 8/24 - 8/26

HipNJ’s Weekend Recap: 8/24 – 8/26

Miss out on a fully packed weekend? #HipNJ has the scoop on what you missed. Keep reading to see what happened near you!

INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL

INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL – AUGUST 25

Over 100 wines from ten of the world’s most prestigious wine producing countries? Sounds like you’re kind of weekend, Golden Nugget hosted a International Wine Festival on August 24 & 25. Those prestigious countries include Italy, Spain, France & more! August 24 was the “Wine and Jazz Reception Under the Stars” event, and the Grand Tasting happened on August 25.

RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK

RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK – AUGUST 25

Red Bank’s walkable downtown district is home to an array of upscale restaurants and casual eateries that will appeal to your palate. guests could explore picturesque Red Bank while enjoying food and/or beverage samples from over 20 participating restaurants, bars & eateries. There was also three hours of top tastings!

All Time Low and Dashboard Confessional

ALL TIME LOW AND DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL – AUGUST 26

All Time Low and Dashboard Confessional announced a massive North American tour this morning (May 14) that includes 17 dates throughout the summer, some of which included New Jersey Locations. The Summer Ever After Tour will start in St. Paul, Minnesota on Aug. 3 and end Aug. 26 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The concert had the crowed going crazy for more!

HipNJ’s Weekend Recap: August 17 – 19

Miss out on a fully packed weekend? #HipNJ has the scoop on what you missed. Keep reading to see what happened near you!

DJANGO FESTIVAL ALL-STARS WITH SPECIAL GUEST EDMAR CASTAÑEDA

DJANGO FESTIVAL ALL-STARS WITH SPECIAL GUEST EDMAR CASTAÑEDA – August 17

Django Festival All-Stars, who have ushered the music of legendary Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt into the 21st century, revitalizing Reinhardt’s driving, swinging style (often referred to as “hot jazz”). The group’s repertoire combines unique interpretations of Reinhardt classics with original compositions. With a packed crowed, the group definetly didn’t disappoint! The group had fans dancing and singing along to the music.

LUXURY GARAGE SALE POP UP SHOP

LUXURY GARAGE SALE POP UP SHOP – August 17 – 19

With personalized service, Luxury Garage Sale is known for setting new benchmarks in luxury consignment. It offers shoppers a curated luxury shopping experience unparalleled in Westfield, New Jersey, and gives consignors a trusted avenue for re-selling their goods at fair market prices. Luxury Garage Sale’s personalized service included above-and-beyond offerings for women and men such as complimentary one-on-one personal styling consultations, industry-leading commissions and authentication guarantees.

RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK

RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK – August 19

Red Bank’s walkable downtown district is home to an array of upscale restaurants and casual eateries that appeal to your palate. Explore picturesque Red Bank on the third Sunday of the month while enjoying food and/or beverage samples from over 20 participating restaurants, bars & eateries. Three hours of top tastings, which guests loved!

RED BANK FOOD & WINE WALK

10th Annual Deb Levy Soccer Tournament – August 18 – 19

7v7, short sided soccer games. This is the 10th year that Chemo Clothes has done the tournament. Raising over $65,000 for families in need from this tournament alone. The money goes directly to paying bills for families impacted by cancers of all kind. The event wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for the volunteers, participants and the funding of the generous sponsors!

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney Trip Around The Sun Tour 2018 – August 18

The leader of No Shoes Nation was, in fact, wearing shoes Saturday night as he took the stage in front of a full Metlife Stadium crowd. Kenny Chesney rocked his signature look of a cowboy hat and boots with a tank top and blue jeans.

Before he took the stage, however, there were T-shirt canons and two video packages played on the big screen, the first of Chesney wearing a Steelers helmet and thanking the crowd for coming out and the second of celebrities and others saying welcome to the show.

With people having tailgated for hours, or days on the boats, the crowd was ready for the show and Metlife Stadium was ready for the crowd, too, with 16 ounce beers going for $14 apiece.

weekend recap aug 3 - 5

HIPNJ’S WEEKEND RECAP: AUGUST 3-5

Planned on going to a few events this weekend but got too busy to attend them all? #HipNJ has got you covered in this weeks weekend recap!

just peachy festival

JUST PEACHY FESTIVAL – AUGUST 4 & 5

The weekend was filled with plenty of activities for kids, including a ride through the orchards on tractor-drawn wagons, pony rides, face painting, games and barnyard fun. On Sunday Aug. 5, Schafer’s Sports Center was there with an interactive tumbling fun area.

NJ CRAB FESTIVAL

NJ STATE CRAP FESTIVAL – AUGUST 4

The NJ State Crab Festival featured a block party atmosphere with “crabby” fun for the entire family! The festival included bushels of blue claw crabs, a beer garden, “must try” crabby bloody marys, vendors and exciting things for the kids including a crab race. “Parrotbeach,” a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band, preformed as well. All proceeds earned went to Lunch with Lynch (#YouInspireKindness).

corn tomato and beer festival

Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival – August 4

The festival featured a beer garden serving local brews, live music, and food that highlights those famous Jersey tomatoes and corn. The event was a family friendly event for people of all ages featuring an expanded kids zone and free entertainment!

BELLA NYC MAGAZINE ANNUAL HAMPTONS WHITE PARTY

BELLA NYC MAGAZINE ANNUAL HAMPTONS WHITE PARTY – AUGUST 4

The event was hosted by Full House star Lori Loughlin who is also the Bella NYC Magazine August and July cover girl! A full 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales benefited the Northwell Health Staten Island University Hospital‘s New Women and Children’s Center!

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO – AUGUST 5

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presented the five-time GRAMMY-winning a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo – “South Africa’s Cultural Ambassadors to the world” – made a welcomed return to NJPAC.

DAVID DOBRIK & JASON NASH PREFORM VIEWS

DAVID DOBRIK & JASON NASH PREFORM VIEWS LIVE – AUGUST 4

Fresh off their Shorty Award win for Best Podcast, social media superstars David Dobrik (a 21-year-old youtube millionaire) and Jason Nash (a 40-something single dad with a successful vlog), came to New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) with a live version of their outrageous, top-rated Views. Fans came from all over the country just to watch this iconic duo, plus special guests, preform their show live and in person!