28th Annual Pumpkin Festival & Share the Harvest Food Drive

Free Admission, please bring a non-perishable food item
Families can enjoy pumpkin painting and games throughout the day. A variety of crafters will sell their wares along the Village’s shell-paved lanes.
Vendors will be selling hot dogs, funnel cake, and other snacks.
Visit a haunted house at the Corson Gandy Barn and hop on a fall hayride through the farm.
Presented by the Lower Township Rotary Club!
For Halloween Parade information call Lower Twp. Recreation Center at 609-886-7880
If you are interested in becoming a vendor at Pumpkin Fest please call 609-827-8771

Collingswood Book Festival

A week of activities will culminate with the all-day festival in historic Collingswood, NJ on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Join fellow book lovers for the largest literary event in the region. Meet authors and illustrators and browse thousands of new and used books. You’ll find book-related merchandise and crafts, storytelling, workshops, panel discussions, poetry readings, exhibits, kid friendly activities and entertainment.

This is a great way to get involved in your town! We are looking for people of all ages to help with recruiting authors, publicity, entertainment, children’s events and day-of activities.

The Collingswood Book Festival…It’s Where You Want to Read!


Civil War Weekend

Visitors can tour Union and Confederate camps and meet authentically clad and equipped military and civilian reenactors who will discuss the everyday lives of Civil War soldiers and the roles civilians played in supporting them.
Battle scheduled for 2pm Saturday & Sunday. Visitors will be unable to enter the Village grounds at 1:45pm. It is strongly encouraged that visitors arrive before 1:30pm. The Village buildings will be closed during the battle and will reopen afterward.
This event sponsored by: Hotel Alcott

Revolutionary War Encampment

Authentically clad and equipped reenactors bring the American Revolution to life!
This event will feature encampments, weaponry and demonstrations from living history groups, including Continentals, Loyalists and Hessians.
Visitors can experience an artillery demonstration both days 11am, 1pm, 3pm.
To sponsor this event click here

Hands-On-History

Children will be given a “Pastport” at the start of their Village trip, which can be stamped at the buildings they visit after completing a take-home craft or activity, like writing with a quill pen, carding wool or making a pinch pot.
Pastports can be redeemed at the Country Store for a free treat!
To sponsor this event click here

Wings of Freedom Tour – Collings Foundation

For Flight Reservations call 800-568-8924 or visit www.cfdn.org for additional information

B-17, B-24, B-25, & P-51 Tours and Rides Available


Seafarers’ Weekend

Valhalla’s Pirates will join the event, bringing thrilling fight scenes both days. Captain Black and his crew will also meet with guests throughout the day to take pictures and tell tales of the sea. The Sea Dogs Maritime Band, an authentic maritime reenactment crew, will perform sea shanties on both Saturday and Sunday at the Village Gazebo.
Children should be on the lookout for gold coins hidden throughout the Village that can be redeemed for a free treat in the Country Store!
This event sponsored by: Ocean Club Hotel

Heritage Weekend

Heritage Weekends on July 27-28 and August 17-18 will follow a somewhat chronological sequence, with the first event focusing on Native cultures and early settlers through the Civil War, and the second weekend focusing on post Civil War and more modern demographics. The goal is to focus on life, art, music, crafts, and foods that make us all Americans.


Down on the Farm Weekend

Experience life on an Early American farm through hands-on activities and exhibits at Historic Cold Spring Village’s ‘Down on the Farm’ Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, August 10-11 from 10am-4:30pm. Historic Cold Spring Village, an open-air living history museum, presents the trades, crafts, architecture, and lifestyles of an Early American, rural South Jersey farming community. The Village is also home to a working 8-acre heritage farm complex.
Special exhibits throughout the Village will include collections of antique and modern farming equipment and tools. Visitors can tour the historic Corson-Gandy Barn, c. 1880, which is now home to Levi the Village horse. Guests can visit the Village sheep, pigs, chickens and calves. The Family Activity Area will feature games and take-home crafts. Children may also participate in farm chores at the Corson-Gandy Barn throughout the day.
This event sponsored by: Smeltzer & Sons Feed & Pet Supply
To sponsor this event click here
8th Annual Dog Show on Saturday, August 10!
Registration $7.00 at 10-10:45a at the Route 9 & 626 entrances.
Judging begins at 11:30am at Village Gazebo.
Dogs must be leashed.
Owners are responsible for dog behavior & clean up.
One handler is admitted free of charge.
Look for a $1.00 off coupon at the gates for additional guests.

Thursday Ghost Walks @ Historic Cold Spring Village

Ghost Walks at 8pm on Thursdays in June, July, August & September at Historic Cold Spring Village.
Meet at Cold Spring Brewery for this over 45 minute walking tour.
Please bring bug spray. No Bite Me Cream will be available for sale.
Tickets available at either gate during operating hours or at Cold Spring Brewery thereafter.
$16 per person, $12 for HCSV members & children 3-12 years old. *Weather permitting