New Jersey September Events
Looking forward to fall? Come around Union County and enjoy these fun September events by yourself or with loved ones!
September 1, Friday to September 4, Monday, various times
2032 Westfield Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076
This traditional Annual Labor Day Italian Feast in Scotch Plains has been a much-awaited event since 1974. Hosted by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, St. Bartholomew's Church, and St. Bartholomew's Academy, the festival honors San Nicola di Bari, the patron saint of the town of Montazzoli, Italy. Now celebrating its 49th year, enjoy the nightly live music, rides, games, and great food, plus a chance to win prizes!
September 7, Monday to September 10, Thursday, various times
721 Rahway Ave, Union Twp (Union County), NJ 07083-6689
Experience being Greek for a weekend and enjoy authentic Greek food such as Souvlaki, Gyro and other pastries prepared on premises, beer and other liquor, including ouzo, live music, DJ entertainment, Folk Dancing and more! There will also be vendors and rides and games available, so explore to your heart's content!
September 9, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Oak Ridge Park, 136 Oak Ridge Rd, Clark, NJ 07066
Don't miss this family-friendly, one-day public event celebrating Celtic and Celtic-American culture. Featuring rugby game lineups, there will also be live music, food and craft vendors, a children's area, cultural activities, a piping and drumming contest, dancing, and a beer garden!
September 15, Friday, 8:00 PM
Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St, Rahway, NJ 07065
Have an unparalleled musical experience as the three-time GRAMMY award-winning band Spanish Harlem Orchestra performs at the UCPAC Rahway. Kicking off Hispanic Heritage month with a celebration of sound that will have you up and dancing the whole night long, don't miss this energized performance!
September 23, Saturday at 3:30 PM
The Lawn at Enlow Hall, 215 North Ave, Hillside, NJ 07205
This free outdoor music event is celebrating its third year and features jazz talents Third World, Stefon Harris, King Solomon Hicks, and DJ Prince Hakim. Make it a fun day out and enjoy the wonderful music as you explore the food trucks and vendors participating in this awesome event.
September 30, Saturday
Kean University, Downs Hall, 1000 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083
Celebrating literacy for all ages and now on its 10th year, this annual expo features authors from different genres and vendors promoting various products and services. There will be a Children's Corner with Author Readings, Arts and Crafts and lots of activities for the young and young at heart. Plus there will be prizes, promotional giveaways and lots of surprises!
September 30, Saturday at 11:00 AM
Wilkins Theatre, 1000 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083
Based on the Creatrilogy trio of award-winning picture books by New York Times bestselling author Peter H. Reynolds- The Dot, Ish and Sky Color, this musical celebrates the power of originality, self-expression, and opening our eyes to look beyond the expected. A must-see for all, grab your tickets here.
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