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.

Everyone enjoys Salem County Summers!

Upcoming Events in Salem County

You can view the monthly calendar of events here.

Jul
19
Wed
Fun and Informative History Program for Kids! @ Marlton Recreation Park, Homan Pavilion
Jul 19 all-day

Fun and Informative History Program for Kids!

The Salem County Historical Society is pleased to announce three children’s history programs on Salem County and the Revolution to be held in July.  These programs will feature costumed interpreters, games and activities all related to the experience of Salem County during the American Revolution.  Children will learn about the Battle of Quinton’s Bridge, the Hancock House Massacre and life in Revolutionary Salem County.  These programs are open to children 8 to 12 years old and they must be accompanied by an adult.  The programs will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the following dates:

  • July 12th, 2017: Hancock House in Hancock’s Bridge, 3 Front St, Salem, NJ 08079. (856) 935-4373.
  • July 19th, 2017: Marlton Recreation Park, Homan Pavilion (entrance off of Grand View Avenue, on Wynnwood Street), Pilesgrove, NJ 08098.
  • July 26th, 2017: Fort Mott State Park, 454 Fort Mott Rd, Pennsville, NJ 08070. (856) 935-3218.

To reserve a place at any of the programs, please call the Historical Society at (856) 935-5004, or contact the specific site at the contact number listed. Please note: for the program at Marlton Park, please contact the Historical Society to reserve a spot. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Society at (856) 935-5004, or email us at info@salemcountyhistoricalsociety.com

Jul
20
Thu
Summer Concert Series: Steve Lewis Orchestra @ Marlton Recreation Park
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm

Date & TIme: July 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Location: Marlton Recreation Park, Pilesgrove, NJ

Jul
22
Sat
Cowtown Rodeo
Jul 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Date & Time: Saturdays at 7:30 PM

Location: 780 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove

Website: cowtownrodeo.com

Jul
26
Wed
Fun and Informative History Program for Kids! @ Fort Mott State Park
Jul 26 all-day

Fun and Informative History Program for Kids!

The Salem County Historical Society is pleased to announce three children’s history programs on Salem County and the Revolution to be held in July.  These programs will feature costumed interpreters, games and activities all related to the experience of Salem County during the American Revolution.  Children will learn about the Battle of Quinton’s Bridge, the Hancock House Massacre and life in Revolutionary Salem County.  These programs are open to children 8 to 12 years old and they must be accompanied by an adult.  The programs will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the following dates:

  • July 12th, 2017: Hancock House in Hancock’s Bridge, 3 Front St, Salem, NJ 08079. (856) 935-4373.
  • July 19th, 2017: Marlton Recreation Park, Homan Pavilion (entrance off of Grand View Avenue, on Wynnwood Street), Pilesgrove, NJ 08098.
  • July 26th, 2017: Fort Mott State Park, 454 Fort Mott Rd, Pennsville, NJ 08070. (856) 935-3218.

To reserve a place at any of the programs, please call the Historical Society at (856) 935-5004, or contact the specific site at the contact number listed. Please note: for the program at Marlton Park, please contact the Historical Society to reserve a spot. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Society at (856) 935-5004, or email us at info@salemcountyhistoricalsociety.com

Jul
27
Thu
Summer Concert Series: Original Hobo Band @ Marlton Recreation Park
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm

Date & TIme: July 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Location: Marlton Recreation Park, Pilesgrove, NJ

Jul
29
Sat
Cowtown Rodeo
Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Date & Time: Saturdays at 7:30 PM

Location: 780 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove

Website: cowtownrodeo.com

Aug
3
Thu
Summer Concert Series: Along the Road *Featuring Paul Kranz & David Keller @ Marlton Recreation Park
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm

Date & TIme: August 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Location: Marlton Recreation Park, Pilesgrove, NJ

Aug
4
Fri
Beauty and the Beast @ Davidow Theater, Salem Community College
Aug 4 @ 7:30 pm

Date & Time: August 4, 5, 11, 12, at 10am

Location: Davidow Theater, Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave, Penns Grove

Cost: $12

Website: http://oakwoodsummertheatre.com/

Aug
5
Sat
Beauty and the Beast @ Davidow Theater, Salem Community College
Aug 5 @ 7:30 pm

Date & Time: August 4, 5, 11, 12, at 10am

Location: Davidow Theater, Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave, Penns Grove

Cost: $12

Website: http://oakwoodsummertheatre.com/

Cowtown Rodeo
Aug 5 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Date & Time: Saturdays at 7:30 PM

Location: 780 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove

Website: cowtownrodeo.com

Aug
8
Tue
Salem County Fair
Aug 8 – Aug 11 all-day

Date: August 8 – 11

Location: Salem County, NJ

Website: http://www.salemcountyfair.com/

Aug
9
Wed
Salem County Fair
Aug 9 – Aug 12 all-day

Date: August 8 – 11

Location: Salem County, NJ

Website: http://www.salemcountyfair.com/

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