Music Festivals in New Jersey

There are music festivals in New Jersey for everyone that cover all genres from rock to EDM and everything in between.

We hope this list of music festivals in New Jersey helps you find the festival experience you are looking for. We are always adding to this list of festivals so be sure to check back from time to time. If there is a music festival we have missed, be sure to send us an email and we will get it added to the list.

Shadow of the City

Shadow of the City is a pretty popular music festival, pulling crowds of the thousands, this 1-day music festival is held in the month of May every year. Its held in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and features all sorts of music acts from the alt-scene.

The Bamboozle Festival

You may be familiar with the Bamboozle, it’s a fairly popular music festival that takes place in a variety of cities. In New Jersey, this contemporary pop music festival can be attended every year in the month of May at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford.

Camp Jam in the Pines

The Camp Jam in the Pines is a 3-day long camping caravan friendly music festival held in both the spring and fall. The festival features musical genres such as bluegrass, country, blues, and of course, Americana. Located in the heart of Pine Barrens, New Jersey, add this one to your list if you’ll be in the area next spring or fall!

Sea.Hear.Now Festival

A fairly new festival washing up on the Jersey Shore (lol), Sea.Hear.Now.Festival will best next year in September. The festival will be a 2-day event, taking place at the North Beach Asbury Park and Bradley Park. It’ll feature over 25 bands, mainly that of the alt scene.

XpoNential Festival

The XpoNential Festival is another September festival worth checking out if you miss the previous festival. This 3-day event features local and regional up and coming artists from the alt-scene. If you’re into the alt-scene and happen to be n Camden, New Jersey, why not give it a go!

We have compiled this comprehensive list of music festivals in New Jersey, if there are any that we’ve missed that you would like us to add please contact us.


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