Feb 23: Wines From Around the World Festival (Atlantic City)Sample over 150 of the world’s most popular wines at Tropicana from noon – 6pm in the Grand Exhibition Center. The festival features wineries from the United States, New Zealand, Italy, France, Argentina, Uruguay, Australia, South Africa and more. Featured wineries include, but are not limited to, Artesa, Ruffino, Kim Crawford, Simi, Francis Coppola, Ferrari-Carano, Masi, Vistalba, Paul Goerg,Mar 9: Atlantic City Saint Patrick's Day Parade (Atlantic City)12pm. This year's parade promises to be a festival of color, music and fun featuring marching bands from area high schools, string bands, Irish step dancers, bagpipers and floats.Mar 29-Mar 30: Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival (Atlantic City)Over 150 different breweries from across the country will showcase their unique libations. The focus of festival is the promotion and education of craft beers and a celebration of the brewers that create them.Apr 27-Apr 28: New Jersey Renaissance Faire (Smithville)Travel back to the days of yore and merry olde England as the historic village of Smithville is transformed into the Shire of Smithville in the heart of the English Renaissance. Fun for the whole family including comedy, tragedy, sword fighting, dance, song, knights, jesters and so much more.