DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES that await you in Salem County, New Jersey

With a rich legacy of historical places and events, a vast array of natural resources and open spaces, a stable farming community, and a strong economic job base, Salem County offers a very unique quality of life. Nestled in the southwest corner of New Jersey, Salem County is within easy driving distance of Philadelphia, New York, Wilmington, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Atlantic City. Leave the urban sprawl behind, get away for a day or a weekend to the scenic landscapes, living history and lively arts of Salem County. Whether you plan to spend the day discovering Salem County’s many historic sites, exploring our natural wonders, or enjoying the diverse culture of our community, we have something waiting for you. The hospitality you’ll receive makes staying another day or two an easy choice.

Link to the Salem County History Project page

Horses in Field

Everyone enjoys Salem County Summers!

Discover the Road Less Traveled Banner

Advertisement for the Discover activies for Autumn 2017.

Upcoming Events in Salem County

You can view the monthly calendar of events here.

Aug
17
Thu
Summer Concert Series: Dave and the Wranglers @ Marlton Recreation Park
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm

Date & TIme: July 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Location: Marlton Recreation Park, Pilesgrove, NJ

Summert Concert Series flier

Aug
19
Sat
Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee, Inc.’s ‘Work Days at the Park’ @ The Danna Trailhead Property
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm

The Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee, Inc. is announcing the return of monthly “work days at the Park” for 2017!

PleasePlan your schedule to be available for the third Saturday every month to donate your time to help keep Parvin State Park the “gem” we all like to visit!

There is possible work for everyone according to your abilities. We have trail work that is still needed from the devastating storms of 2012 at Parvin State Park. There are clean up possibilities in various areas. We need to have you tell us when you are able to come out and show your dedication and willingness to volunteer your talents to make a major difference in your community! This is a fabulous opportunity to work on those volunteer hours necessary for many resumes. Chat with your family, friends and groups you are involved with and make a plan to help get and keep a great Park ready for continued use!

For more information or to let us know you will be joining us, please email parvinvolunteerspio@gmail.com, visit us on Facebook or twitter.

Cowtown Rodeo
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Date & Time: Saturdays at 7:30 PM

Location: 780 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove

Website: cowtownrodeo.com

Bull Riding at Cowtown Rodeo

Aug
22
Tue
2018 Arts and History Grant Workshop @ Ware Agricultural Office Complex
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

First time 2018 Arts and History Grant applicants MUST attend a workshop on August 22, 2017

Time: 6 PM for Art; 7 PM for History
Location: The Ware Agricultural Office Complex , 51 Cheney Road, Woodstown.

All Applicants are encouraged to attend!
BRING YOUR QUESTIONS!!!

Aug
25
Fri
Woodstown’s 4th Friday Pop-Up Art Show @ The Opera House, first floor, front
Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Date & Time: Friday, August 25, 2017

Location: The Opera House, first floor, front, 13 West Avenue, Woodstown, NJ 08098

4th friday pop-up art show is back!

Aug
26
Sat
Cowtown Rodeo
Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Date & Time: Saturdays at 7:30 PM

Location: 780 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove

Website: cowtownrodeo.com

Bull Riding at Cowtown Rodeo

Sep
2
Sat
Cowtown Rodeo
Sep 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Date & Time: Saturdays at 7:30 PM

Location: 780 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove

Website: cowtownrodeo.com

Bull Riding at Cowtown Rodeo

Sep
9
Sat
Cowtown Rodeo
Sep 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Date & Time: Saturdays at 7:30 PM

Location: 780 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove

Website: cowtownrodeo.com

Bull Riding at Cowtown Rodeo

Sep
16
Sat
Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee, Inc.’s ‘Work Days at the Park’ @ The Danna Trailhead Property
Sep 16 @ 3:00 pm

The Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee, Inc. is announcing the return of monthly “work days at the Park” for 2017!

PleasePlan your schedule to be available for the third Saturday every month to donate your time to help keep Parvin State Park the “gem” we all like to visit!

There is possible work for everyone according to your abilities. We have trail work that is still needed from the devastating storms of 2012 at Parvin State Park. There are clean up possibilities in various areas. We need to have you tell us when you are able to come out and show your dedication and willingness to volunteer your talents to make a major difference in your community! This is a fabulous opportunity to work on those volunteer hours necessary for many resumes. Chat with your family, friends and groups you are involved with and make a plan to help get and keep a great Park ready for continued use!

For more information or to let us know you will be joining us, please email parvinvolunteerspio@gmail.com, visit us on Facebook or twitter.

Cowtown Rodeo
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Date & Time: Saturdays at 7:30 PM

Location: 780 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove

Website: cowtownrodeo.com

Bull Riding at Cowtown Rodeo

Sep
23
Sat
Historic Soldiers Weekend @ Fort Mott State Park
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Date & Time: September 23, 2017 from 10am – 5pm

Location: Fort Mott State Park, 454 Fort Mott Rd, Pennsville, NJ

Cost: FREE

Website: soldiersweekend.com/fort_mott.html

Fort Mott invites re-enactors and visitors to the 13th Annual Historic Soldiers Weekend! Join us and take a walk through history.

Historic Soldiers Weekend

Giant Pumpkin Carve @ Salem County Fair Grounds
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Date & Time: September 23, 2017 from 4pm- 9pm

Location: Salem County Fair Grounds, 735 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove, NJ

Website: http://scmealsonwheels.org/

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of this event which supports SC Meals on Wheels! More than 60 giant pumpkins will be carved. Enjoy loads of fun for all ages: hayrides, music, crafts, costume pageant, games, vendors, wine tasting and more!

Giant Pumpkin Carve

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