Thinking About Visiting Ridgewood? Here's a List of "Must Sees"

Posted by Tarvin Realtors on Monday, January 27th, 2014 at 7:23am.

Its vibrant atmosphere within Bergen County and ideal proximity to Manhattan characterizes the community of Ridgewood, New Jersey. However, Ridgewood and Bergen County also draw residents and visitors with the wealth of activities available throughout the year. From biking the six-mile path that extends from the Ridgewood Duck Pond into Saddle River to taking in a show at the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra, you’ll never be at a loss for things to do. And, with Manhattan and the city that never sleeps just a 45-minute drive away, Ridgewood real estate really does place its owners in the perfect location!

Whether you’ve been planning a vacation to Ridgewood and need some additional information or are coming to the area to explore real estate options and want to find out what a typical weekend in Ridgewood would be like, our team at Tarvin Real Estate would be delighted to introduce you to the wealth of activities available to you. We’ve created this list of “Must Sees” to help you better navigate our pleasant town and look forward to helping you learn more.

Let’s take a look at some of the area’s best attractions:


The Ridgewood Arts Council
The Bergen Museum of Arts and Science
New Jersey Arts
New York City Art Museums


Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra
New Jersey Choral Society
Ridgewood Choral Society
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Progressive Dance Studio
Jersey City Dance Academy
New York City Ballet
New Jersey Theater Alliance


Ridgewood Recreation Department
Ridgewood Parks Department
Graydon Pool
Bergen County Golf


The Ridgewood Run
New York Giants
New York Jets
New York Mets
New York Yankees

Special Events and Attractions:

Stokes Family Farm: Old Tappan
The Bergen Museum of Art and Science
Bergen County Zoo
The Paramus Fritz Behnke Historical Museum
Van Dyk’s Ice Cream – A Ridgewood favorite
Ridgewood Restaurant Week 2014
Easter in the Park
Taste of Ridgewood
Ridgewood Chamber Annual Car Show
Downtown for the Holidays 2014

Farmer’s Markets Around Ridgewood

Hawthorne Farmer’s Market: Located on Grand Avenue in Hawthorne.
Paramus Farmer’s Market: At 475 Fairview Avenue in Paramus.
Emerson Farmer’s Market: Located in Emerson Plaza West in Emerson.
River Vale Farmer’s Market: Off Piermont Avenue and Mark Lake in Westwood.
Ramsey Farmer’s Market: In Erie Plaza off Main Street in Ramsey

These are just a few of the numerous things to do while visiting Ridgewood, New Jersey. For the most up to date information, be sure to check the Village of Ridgewood’s Calendar of Events prior to your visit. Should you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour of our community and its real estate opportunities, please do not hesitate to contact us at Tarvin Real Estate today.

Our team at Tarvin Real Estate has been serving the real estate needs of this community and its newcomers for more than forty years. Founder Roy Tarvin envisioned an independent real estate company that would provide clients with exceptional, personalized service, and throughout the years the company has become Ridgewood’s premier real estate brokerage. We know Ridgewood and are intimately connected to the neighborhood. In fact, most of our agents and their families live in Ridgewood and have experienced the Ridgewood public school system and the wealth of activities and attractions in the area. We love sharing our knowledge of the community with others and look forward to helping you and your family find the perfect home here in Ridgewood.

Whether you’ve just started your search or are ready to make your next move, let our team of Ridgewood real estate professionals be your guide to living a truly exceptional lifestyle. Connect with us today to learn more or to ask about some of the top places to visit while you’re in town. We’re happy to take your call and look forward to hearing from you soon! Let’s get started today!

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