Sussex County Chamber

Fairs & Festivals

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Those of us in the Sussex Skylands love to celebrate all year long with fun and exciting events and festivals. And you're invited to join in! There's something for everyone to have a good time, make family memories and learn more about Sussex County's heritage and culture. With such a variety of events to choose from - visual and performing arts, history, outdoor recreation, food music and more. - there's something for everyone to enjoy.

June 1- 3, 2018

Michael Arnone's 28th Annual Crawfish Fest
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ
Enjoy the best food and music from Louisiana and New Orleans on 4 stages. Limited camping available on site.

June 16 – 17, 2018
NJ Beer & Food Festival
Crystal Springs Resort, Hardyston, NJ
The ultimate beer lover's weekend! Fill your cup with 150+ craft and specialty brews and enjoy delicious BBQ - pulled pork, homemade sausage, spit-roasted Berkshire pork and more.

June 23 – 24, 2018
Rock, Ribs and Ridges
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ
Great music, awesome BBQ and tasty craft beers. Past performers include Marshall Tucker Band, Outlaws, Charlie Daniels Bank and more! Limited camping available on site.

August 3 - 12, 2018
NJ State Fair
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ
This ten day show highlights the hallmarks of an old fashioned country fair, along with lots of entertainment, food and shopping. There is so much to see and do!

September 15 - November 4th
The Great Pumpkin Festival
Heaven Hill Farm, Vernon, NJ
Hayrides, Pedal Carts, Corn Maze + 30 other fun farm activities and pumpkin picking.

September 16, 2018
Sussex County Day 
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ
A celebration of everything Sussex County! Event includes BBQ competition, classic car show, Sussex County Idol singing contest, vendors, exhibitors, games, and more! Free admission.

September 22-23, 2018
Annual Oktoberfest
Mountain Creek, Vernon, NJ
Break out your lederhosen, dirndls, steins and mugs for the Northeast’s largest Oktoberfest. Food, drinks, dancing, live music and more.

September 29 – 30, 2018
Peter’s Valley 47th Annual Craft Fair
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ
This annual event showcases beautiful American Craft made by 150+ exhibiting artists from across the country.

November 17 - December 30, 2018
Christmas Light Show
Skylands Stadium, Augusta, NJ
With more than 2 million spectacular lights on a mile-long course, it’s a must-see holiday attraction for the entire family.

November 17 - December 30, 2018
Christmas Village
Skylands Stadium, Augusta, NJ
An indoor winter wonderland! Photos with Santa, hot food and beverages, arts and crafts, costumed characters, vendors, caroling and dance performances (on select nights).

December 1-2, 2017
Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market
Sparta, NJ
Come and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of an authentic German Christmas Market featuring gifts, entertainment, food and festivity.