Come for the outdoors, stay for the events!

Those of us in the Sussex Skylands love to celebrate all the seasons with fun and exciting events and festivals. There's something for everyone to enjoy - music, food, beverages, arts, history, outdoor recreation, and more. Event specifics are subject to change, so make sure to call ahead and confirm the details.

June 15, 2019
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 29-30, 2019
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 on-site camping available.

August 2 – 11, 2019
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, 2019
Sussex County Day 
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, NJ
A celebration of everything Sussex County! Free admission.

September 21 - 22, 2019
35th 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 28 – 29, 2019
Peter’s Valley 49th 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 15 - December 29, 2019
Christmas Light Show & Christmas Village
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 plus check out the Christmas Village!

December 7-8, 2019
18th Annual 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.

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