Fair Haven, New Jersey
Borough of Fair Haven, New Jersey

Recreation - Special Events

Fair Haven proudly offers several special events throughout the year to serve our residents.

The Fair Haven Annual Memorial Day Parade
Each Memorial Day, the citizens of Fair Haven honor the Veterans and Heroes of our nation through an enjoyable Memorial Day Parade in their honor. The parade features patriotic anthems, a Benediction, reading of names, presentation of wreaths and much more. This is a great Fair Haven family event!!!

The Annual Baseball Parade To Celebrate Opening Day

This great Fair Haven event reminds everyone that Spring is official here. The parade starts at Sickles school and continues to Fair Haven Fields.

The Fair Haven Camp-out

This is a new tradition for Fair Haven. Residents are encouraged to spend the evening under the stars in picturesque Fair Haven Fields. A party will occur before-hand, and everyone will get nestled in their favorite tent and enjoy the peace and serenity of Mother Nature.

Sounds At Sunset

Throughout the summer, the Parks dept. will be presenting concerts at the Fair Haven Dock in the evenings. Bands are all local artists and admission is free.

The Fair Haven Halloween Parade

A long-standing fair Haven tradition, as ghosts and goblins march down to the Firehouse for some tasty treats. 

Annual Halloween Egg Hunt

Held  at McCarter Park at dusk in October.  Children try to scoop up as many scary black and orange Halloween Eggs as they can. 

The Fair Haven Fishing Derby

The First Saturday in May.  Registration at 8:30 and the fishing starts at 9.  We have prizes for biggest fish, most fish and first fish.  All participants receive a certificate.    

The Fair Haven Annual Tree Lighting

Celeberate the holidas with a picture with Santa, a performance by The Band of The Two Rivers, crafts for the kids, photos, music and more. 

Father Daughter Dance

A tradition like no other.   Open to girls in grades 1-6.  A special evening of dinner and dancing with Dad.  It features a three course meal, picture, red carpet entrance, contests and more. 

Mother Son Brunch of Champions

A special event honoring local hereos and champions. A chance for the boys to talk to the special guests, tryon some cool gear all while having a specila day out with their mothers. Attended by boys and their moms, grades 1st through 5th. Dance and games provided by a DJ.

Spring Egg Hunt

Held  at McCarter Park in the Spring.  Children try to scoop up as many toy and candy filled eggs as they can while the Spring Bunny hops around and takes photos.