Family Festivals

Family Festivals are FREE for members. Family Festival admission for non-members is $7/child and $10/adult.

SAVE with a Combo Ticket. Combo tickets include Family Festival admission and admission to one Children’s Theatre performance scheduled for the day of the Family Festival. Combo Tickets are $10/member and $15/non-member. To purchase a combo ticket in advance, call 973.971.3706.


Dino DayDINO DAY
SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 11:00AM-4:00PM

Travel back to pre-historic times when dinosaurs roamed New Jersey!

  • Hunt for fossils in our dig pit
  • Construct a dinosaur skeleton
  • Make a moveable dinosaur
  • Play detective in the dinosaur mystery scavenger hunt
  • Meet paleontology experts including Gary Manageri (New Jersey Paleontology Society) Dave Parris (New Jersey State Museum) and Christopher DiPiazza (Science Educator).
  • Join music educator and award-winning author Claudia Lemmertz for a “Touch the Music” program (11:30AM, 1:30PM and 2:30PM)
  • Take-in a performance of “Hadrosauraus Rocks” in our Theatre (additional fees apply)