First fair of 2019! I had planned to go to the Middlesex Fire Dept and Saint James carnivals the weeks prior but, well…that didn’t happen. First time I had missed the Middlesex fair in eight years – no good. Anyway, rides for the OLP Country Fair were once again by Blue Sky Amusements and the fair had…

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Updated 12/17

I went to Six Flags Great Adventure for their Holiday in the Park festivities on opening day, November 17th, 2018. This is the fourth year that the park has opened for the holiday season. Like the Fright Fest trip report, I’ll separate this one into two portions covering the attractions in 2018 with the actual trip report underneath.

In short: The park had lots of decorations and lights, the shows were neat, and the rides had barely any lines!

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Updated 11/12/18

Seems like in recent years I end up taking my first trip to Six Flags Great Adventure in September for Fright Fest. I get a season pass each year despite only going a handful of times, but it’s still worth it. I might go for the gold membership next year as it’s about the same price as a season pass (with tax added) and has some extra perks like membership entrance and rewards program.

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I took a two part trip to New York City on Sunday, September 16th. During the afternoon I planned to go to Coney Island before heading back to Manhattan at dusk to do a walk through of the San Gennaro festival. First was two hours of travel time: 1 hour on NJ Transit to Penn Station and another hour on the Q train to Coney. I got there at around 3:30pm, a little later than I was hoping.

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