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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

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Upcoming Events in Salem County

You can view the monthly calendar of events here.

Sep
27
Thu
The Old Boys Night
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm

The Old Boys Night is Thursday, September 27th at 6 p.m. in the (Vocational School) gym. 

Old Boys Night

Those attending a man, a Salem County resident and age 70 or older.
Photo Credit: Joe Warner for NJ Advance Media – 769-0101

Sep
29
Sat
Fort Mott’s Historic Soldiers Weekend @ Fort Mott
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

Date & Time: Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10am – 5pm

Location: Fort Mott, 454 Fort Mott Road, Rennsville, NJ

Cost: FREE

Website: soldiersweekend.com/fort_mott.html

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Woodstown Fall Festival @ Woodstown
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am

Woodstown’s downtown comes alive; scarecrows keep watch; historic houses decorated in their fall best; vendors, crafters and shopkeepers celebrate autumn!

Date & Time: Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 10am

Website: woodstownfallfestival.com

Woodstown Fall Fest

The Giant Pumpkin Carve of Meals on Wheels – Salem County @ Salem County Fairgrounds
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate the 22nd 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!

Date & Time: September 29, 2018 from 4-9pm

Rain Date: 9/30/2018

Location: Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Hwy, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098

More Info and Vending: https://www.scmealsonwheels.org/giant-pumpkin-carve2/

Sep
30
Sun
Fort Mott’s Historic Soldiers Weekend @ Fort Mott
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

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

Date & Time: Sunday, September 30, 2018 10am – 3pm

Location: For Mott, 454 Fort Mott Road, Pennsville, NJ

Cost: FREE

Website: soldiersweekend.com/fort_mott.html

Historic-Soldiers-Weekend-2018

Oct
7
Sun
5th Annual Cow Run 10 Miler & 2nd Annual Calf 5k
Oct 7 all-day

Date: October 7, 2018

Location: 115 Market St, Salem, NJ 08079

Website: standupforsalem.org

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