2015 Calendar of Events

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May Events

May 1 to May 5, 2015: New Jersey's Tall Ship

The 1928 oyster schooner, the A. J. Meerwald, docks for 5 days of sailing and lessons about the beauty natural resources of the Delaware River and Bay.

For more information visit: www.bayshorediscovery.org

May 16, 2015: Burlington Day

Hours: 10 am - 6 pm

Celebrate Burlington with a full day of kids games, activities, music & dancing, crafts & food. Dance to the soul and blues sounds of Big Soul Chicken & Acoustic Explorer!

August Events

August 8, 2015: Festival of Lights / Boat Parade and Fireworks

Hours: 3:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Enjoy food, activities and fun on the Promenade. When the sun sets, get ready for a concert, followed by a parade of boats lit up and decorated for your pleasure. The evening ends with a spectacular firework display set off from Burlington Island.

The festival concert begins at 4 PM by The Privileged Few. The Boat Parade starts at 8 pm and the Fireworks are at 9:30 pm.

September Events

September 12, 2015: The Wood Street Fair

Hours: 9 AM to 4 PM.

Now in it's 47th year, the Wood Street Fair brings vendors and artists from around the state for a wonderful day on the river. Enjoy, crafts, jewelry, antiques, and food. For more information visit www.woodstreetfair.com

September 11 to September 15: A.J. Meerwald

Once again you will have an opportunity to visit the A.J.Meerwald when it docks at the City of Burlington

October Events

October 3, 2015: Downtown K9 Car Show

Hours: 10 AM to 3 PM (rain date October 4)

Always a wonderful event, see vintage cars while enjoying food and music. Benefits the City's Police K9 program.

October 23 & 24, 2015: Ghost Tours

TIme: 6:30 PM at the anchor on the Promenade.

Guided ghost tours through the historic district of Burlington along the river. Dress warm and prepare to have some serious fun and frights! (rain dates TBA)

December Events

December 5, 2015: Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony

TIme: 5 PM

Guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit! Floats, music, and more!

December TBA: Holiday House Tour 

*** For further information on these and other events, please visit www.burlingtonnj.us ***