Wave Logo - Ocean County NJ

Ocean County NJ

View the Live action on the world-famous Seaside Heights Boardwalk.

Beach Cam

Seaside Heights Resources

Seaside Heights has a beautiful beach. Here are some resources to check prior and during your visit.

Events in Ocean County NJ


Downtown Toms River Farmers' Market
Date: 5/24/2017 - 11am - 5pm, 5/31/2017 - 11am - 5pm, 6/7/2017 - 11am - 5pm, every Wed. throughout the summer.
Venue: *New Location* Ocean County Parking Garage Lawn/Hadley Ave.
The Downtown Toms River Farmers' Market has a new location! Still located in Downtown Toms River. We have moved to the Ocean County Parking Garage Lawn along Hadley Ave. The market runs every Weds. from May 24th- Nov. 15th from 11am-5pm(May-Oct.) Nov. (11am-4pm) and a special Thanksgiving market on Monday, Nov. 20 11am-4pm. Come out and enjoy Jersey fresh and support your local NJ vendors. Food truck and smoothie truck on premises for lunch or a quick bite.
Free Admission & Free parking
Downtown Toms River, 28-46 Hadley Ave.
Contact: Kim Dippolito Phone 732-341-8738
http://www.downtowntomsriver.com

----------------------------------------------------------

Viking Village Art & Craft Shows
Date: 5/28/2017 - 10am - 4:30pm
Venue: Viking Village
When 5/28/2017 - 10am - 4:30pm
Description Over 85 local artists and craftsmen Rain or Shine. Gourmet coffee bar and seafood lunch available for more info call 609-361-8039 VikingVillageShows.com.
Cost Free Admission
19th & Bayview Ave
Barnegat Light Township
Contact: Pam Larson
Phone: 609-361-8039
Email: vikingshows@gmail.com

-----------------------------------------------------

Toms River Downtown Art Stroll - June 1st, 5pm to 8pm
Outdoor Art Exhibit that will take place the first Thursday of each month from May to October / 2017 in Downtown Toms River. Each Stroll will consist of Visual Artist, Musicians, Poets and Performance Artist to name a few. All local shops and restaurants will be open during the events. If rain is expected the Stroll will be postponed to the following Thursday. To check if there is a postponement refer to the Facebook page for the Toms River Downtown Art Stroll.
Cost: Free to the public (Fee's possible for art available for purchase)
Business: John Delaney - Artist
Address: Main and Washington Street, Toms River Township
Contact: John Delaney
Phone: 732-278-1802
Email: j_delaney38@yahoo.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1062868207066806/

---------------------------------------------------------

Privateers & Pirates Fest 6/10/2017 - 11am - 5pm
Venue: Tuckerton Seaport
Grab a map and hunt for treasure! Learn the difference between privateers and pirates and then be one. Pirate history - authentic and make believe - plus a treasure scavenger hunt, games and craft activities. Enjoy the crew of Valhalla Pirates with historic pirate provide live music plus the Sea Dog Privateers, Pirate Ship Obstacle Course, Pirate Photo Booth and Craft Corner compliments of Jersey Family Fun.
Cost: General Admission. Members Free.
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum, 120 W Main St, Tuckerton.
Contact Brooke Salvanto
Phone 609-296-8868
Email brookes@tuckertonseaport.org
Website http://www.tuckertonseaport.org
---------------

Recreation Celebration 6/11/2017 - 10am - 3pm
Ocean County Park
This festival offers a chance to try out all kinds of recreational opportunities available in Ocean County, like : Golf, Kayaking, Canoeing, Tennis, Pickleball, Fishing, Birding, Archery, Disc-Golf, Hiking, Camping and many more. Each station will feature experts in the field who can work with kids and adults. Bring the family.
Cost: FREE
Ocean County Park / Lake Shenandoah Park, 659 Ocean Ave, Lakewood Township
Christopher Claus
Phone 732-506-5122
Email cclaus@co.ocean.nj.us
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org

--------------------------------

Food Trucks and Fire Pits 6/17/2017 - 6/18/2017
Venue: Laurita Winery
Description Food Trucks, Fire Pits and Fire Works (on Saturday evening)! visit LauritaWinery.com for all details
Cost $8 per person/ 12 and under FREE. Discounted tickets online
Laurita Winery, 35 Archertown Road
New Egypt (Plumsted Township)
Contact Kate Devine
Phone 609 758 8000
Email kdevine@lauritawinery.com
Website http://www.LauritaWinery.com
--------------------------------------

Arts & Crafts By the Sea - Seaside Heights; 6/10/2017 - 11am - 7pm
Description Saturday from 11am to 7pm on the Boardwalk between Dupont and Grant Avenues. This annual event features over 50 artists and crafters, ranging from hand-made jewelry to home-made soy candles and art works. Enjoy a day of shopping with the sights and sounds of the Jersey Shore in the background.
Cost FREE
Contact Danielle Gries
Phone 732-830-3700
Email info@exit82.com
Website http://www.exit82.com

------------------------------------

Point Pleasant 27th Annual Summerfest In The Park 6/3/2017 - 11am - 7pm
Point Pleasant Community Park & Bridge Avenue
Officially Kick-Off Summer 2017 - Fun Festival For All Ages, Specialty Foods, Food Trucks, Wristband Rides, Market Vendors, Expo Vendors and LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY
Free to Attend
Point Pleasant Chamber of Commerce
Corner of Bridge Ave and Beaver Dam Rd
Contact Eileen McCabe
Phone 732-295-8850
Email info@pointpleasantchamber.com
Website http://www.pointpleasantchamber.com

------------------------

20th Annual Barnegat Bay Festival - 6/4/2017 - 10am - 4pm
Wanamaker Complex
Located in beautiful Island Heights right on the Barnegat Bay, this free, family oriented festival celebrates the Barnegat Bay as a treasured natural resource for all who live here or visit here as tourists. Through environmental education, music, art & crafts, boat rides, and hands-on activities, all ages learn how they can help to protect the Barnegat Bay, its history, and its culture. Enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing, and pontoon boat rides as part of the festival experience.
Cost Free
Barnegat Bay Partnership
East End & Van Sant Avenues, Island Heights Borough
Contact Mary Judge
Phone 732-255-0475
Email ehyle@ocean.edu
Website http://bbp.ocean.edu

--------------------------------

Cruisin' Downtown - Downtown Toms River
When 6/14/2017 - 6pm - 9pm 7/12/2017 - 6pm - 9pm 8/9/2017 - 6pm - 9pm 9/13/2017 - 6pm - 9pm ? Click for more dates
Join us in Downtown Toms River the second Wednesday of the month, June until Sept. from 6:00pm-9:00pm for Cruisin' Downtown! The streets are lined with classic cars and live entertainment and a DJ will keep the street hoppin. Restaurants downtown will be open! So head downtown for a fun night with family and friends.
Cost Free Admission & Free parking
Business Downtown Toms River
Address Washington St.(Between Hooper Ave. & Main St.)
Contact Kim Dippolito
Phone 732-341-8738
Email kdippolito@downtowntomsriver.com
Website http://www.downtowntomsriver.com

-------------------------------------

Downtown Toms River Farmers' Market
Date: 5/31/2017 - 11am - 5pm, 6/7/2017 - 11am - 5pm, 6/14/2017 - 11am - 5pm, (more)
*New Location* Ocean County Parking Garage Lawn/Hadley Ave.
5/31/2017 - 11am - 5pm 6/7/2017 - 11am - 5pm 6/14/2017 - 11am - 5pm 6/21/2017 - 11am - 5pm 6/28/2017 - 11am - 5pm 7/5/2017 - 11am - 5pm 7/12/2017 - 11am - 5pm 7/19/2017 - 11am - 5pm
Cost Free Admission & Free parking
Business Downtown Toms River
Address 28-46 Hadley Ave.
Town Toms River Township
Contact Kim Dippolito
Phone 732-341-8738
Email kdippolito@downtowntomsriver.com
Website http://www.downtowntomsriver.com

--------------------------------------

22nd Ladies of Country & Bluegrass Music, 6/24/2017 - 7:30pm - 11pm
Albert Music Hall, 6/24/2017 - 7:30pm - 11pm
Description The Ladies of Country& Bluegrass Music Show is an annual event showcasing Albert Music Hall’s ladies of country & bluegrass music. This show will be a live stage concert; presented in the new Albert Music Hall building. All bands will feature female leads. www.alberthall.org
Cost $5
Business Albert Music Hall
Address 131 Wells Mills Rd.
Town Waretown (Ocean Township)
Contact Elaine Everett
Phone 609-971-1593
Email eever21072@aol.com
Website http://www.alberthall.org

--------------------------------------

Our Gang Players presents Annie, Jr.
Venue: Barnegat High School - Bengal Theatre
When 6/30/2017 - 7pm 7/1/2017 - 7pm 7/2/2017 - 2pm
Description Our Gang Players Junior Division is excited to present this fan favorite live on stage this summer! Join us as we welcome little orphan Annie into our hearts. Maybe this is one of your favorites? Well, the Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow and the show will go on! You don't want to miss it!
Cost $10-18
Our Gang Players, 180 Bengal Blvd, Barnegat Township
Contact Sherry Schnepp
Phone 609-597-0553
Email ogmamma@comcast.net
Website http://www.ourgang.org

--------------------------------------

MidWeek Jazz Series: The Jazz Lobsters, 6/21/2017 - 8:00 PM
Venue: The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
The 2016-17 MidWeek Jazz season will come to a roaring conclusion with the popular Jazz Lobsters Big Band, roaring through classics associated with Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Benny Goodman and more. Always one of the most popular attractions at MidWeek Jazz and an ideal way to start the summer in a swinging groove!
Cost $24- $20
Business Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
Address 1 College Drive
Town Toms River Township
Contact The Grunin Center
Phone 732-255-0500
Email grunincenter@ocean.edu
Website http://grunincenter.org/
--------------------------------

Father's Day at Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach, 6/18/2017 - All day
Venue: Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach

Bring your dad to Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach for Father’s Day! Dads Ride OR Slide FREE* with paying child! (excludes Go-Karts, SkyCoaster, Sky Ride & Skyscraper. Does not include Ride/Slide admission)
Cost Dads FREE with paying child
Business Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
Address 800 Ocean Terrace
Town Seaside Heights Borough
Contact Maria Mastoris
Phone 732-793-6488
Email maria@casinopiernj.com
Website http://www.casinopiernj.com

-----------------------------------------

Summer Concert Series
Barnegat Public Dock
When 6/24/2017 - 7pm 7/1/2017 - 7pm 7/8/2017 - 7pm 7/15/2017 - 7pm 7/22/2017 - 7pm 7/29/2017 - 7pm 8/5/2017 - 7pm 8/12/2017 - 7pm 8/19/2017 - 7pm 8/26/2017 - 7pm 9/2/2017 - 7pm
Description Concerts held every Saturday June 24 - Sept. 2. For a complete concert schedule visit our website . 4th of July Fireworks and concert will be held on Saturday July 1 with a rain date of Sunday July 2. In the event of rain, the concerts will be held in the Brackman Middle School 600 Barnegat Blvd. Barnegat
Cost free
Business barnegat township
Address 425 E Bay Ave
Town Barnegat Township
Contact jeanne broadbent
Phone 609-698-0080
Email jbroadbent@barnegat.net
Website http://www.barnegat.net

-----------------------------------------

Pine Beach 5k, 6/25/2017 - 7am
Venue: Vista Park
Ocean Running Club is proud to present the Annual Pine Beach 5K Run The 5K and 1 Mile Run provide runners with a quaint view of Pine Beach as they run through scenic residential neighborhoods and along the Toms River. The race starts and ends at Vista Park, Riverside Drive, Pine Beach. Race times are: 1 Mile Run is at 8:00 a.m. - 5K Race at 8:30 a.m. Awards to be presented after the 5k!
Cost 5K: $25 Pre-Registration by May 29th; One Mile: $15 Pre-Registration
Business Ocean Running Club
Address Riverside Drive
Town Pine Beach Borough
Contact Bethanie Adams
Phone 6097096886
Email bethanie.adams@yahoo.com
Website http://www.oceanrunningclub.org/

----------------------------------------------------


25th Annual Baymen's Seafood & Music Festival - Tuckerton Seaport
When 6/24/2017 - 11am - 5pm 6/25/2017 - 11am - 5pm
Enjoy delicious "Jersey Fresh" clams, crabs, scallops from the finest local seafood purveyors. Live music. Craft brew court. Crafters, vendors, family acitivities, demonstrations, decoy carving, boat building, and The Juggling Hoffmans, 1-4pm. Wine tasting and sales. General admission. Seaport members and under 5 are free.
Cost: general addmission; members are free and under 5
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
120 W Main St
Tuckerton Borough
Brooke Salvanto
Phone 609-296-8868
Email brookes@tuckertonseaport.org
Website http://www.tuckertonseaport.org

----------------------------------------------

Manchester Day - Venue: Harry Wright Lake
When 6/24/2017 -
Description Free Rides, Games, Fireworks, DJ, "Pineland Symphonic Band" & "Rubix Kube". There will be food and craft vendors. Free swimming for the day!! Please Like our Facebook page at: ManchesterNJRecreation.
Cost Free
Manchester Township Recreation
Lake Road, Whiting NJ 08759
Manchester Township
Contact Tracey Lynch
Phone 732-657-8121 ext 5102
Email tlynch@manchestertwp.com
Website http://www.manchestertwp.com/

---------------------------------------------

Craft Show - 6/17/2017 - 9:30am - 4pm
St. Francis Parish and Community Center
As summer approaches check out the area's fabulous local crafters. There will be a Chance Auction and food will be available to purchase.
Cost $2.00
St. Francis Parish and Community Center
Brant Beach (Long Beach Township)
Contact Lori Dudek
Phone 609-494-8861
Email l.dudek@stfrancislbi.org
Website http://www.stfranciscenterlbi.org

----------------------------

Viking Village Art & Craft Shows - 5/28/2017 - 10am - 4:30pm
Viking Village, 5/28/2017 - 10am - 4:30pm
Over 85 local artists and craftsmen Rain or Shine. Gourmet coffee bar and seafood lunch available for more info call 609-361-8039 VikingVillageShows.com.
Free Admission
Viking Village Shows
19th & Bayview Ave
Viking Village
Barnegat Light Township
Contact Pam Larson
Phone 609-361-8039
Email vikingshows@gmail.com
Website http://www.vikingvillageshows.com

-------------------------------------

Seaside Park Farmer's Market, 6/30/2017 - 10am - 4pm, 7/3/2017 - 10am - 4pm, 7/7/2017 - 10am - 4pm, (more)
Farmer's Market
Description June 30th - September 1st Mondays & Fridays 10am-4pm
Cost See application for daily and seasonal space pricing
Business Borough of Seaside Park
Address Seaside Park Marina Lawn
(contd) J Street & Central Avenue
Town Seaside Park Borough
Contact Sandra Pirozzi
Phone 732-793-3700
Email SPirozzi@Seasideparknj.org
Website https://www.seasideparknj.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/2017-Farmers-Market-Application-2.pdf

-----------------------------

Adult Night Out: Canvas & Cocktails - 6/29/2017 - 7pm, 7/20/2017 - 7pm, 8/17/2017 - 7pm, (more)
Venue: Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences
When 6/29/2017 - 7pm 7/20/2017 - 7pm 8/17/2017 - 7pm ? Click for more dates
Description Reserve your easel, find a paintbrush, and let your creativity flow! Enjoy a fun evening of art exploration, friends, and laughter. Join Chelsey Odgers, local artist, art teacher, and LBIF Teen Arts instructor, in this unique evening of cocktails and painting. Grab your friends and paint the night away! Materials included. All of our Thursday Nights Out are BYO beverages and snacks.
Cost $30/class, LBIF members receive 25% discount
The LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
120 Long Beach Blvd.
Loveladies (Long Beach Township)
Contact Office
Phone 609-494-1241
Email office@lbifoundation.org
Website http://www.lbifoundation.org/

----------------------------------------

July 4th Celebration, 7/4/2017 - 5pm - 10pm
Venue: Tuckerton Seaport
When 7/4/2017 - 5pm - 10pm
Description Pinelands 4th of July Committee presents fireworks over the lake (approximately 9 PM). The juggling Hoffmans 6 PM to 8 PM. Children's Patriotic Walking Parade at 5 PM. Meet at Visitor Center.
Cost Free Admission.
Business Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
Address 120 W Main St
Town Tuckerton Borough
Contact Brooke Salvanto
Phone 609-296-8868
Email brookes@tuckertonseaport.org
Website http://www.tuckertonseaport.org

-----------------------------------------------

Fireworks - 7/5/2017 - 9:30pm, 7/12/2017 - 9:30pm, 7/19/2017 - 9:30pm
Seaside Heights Boardwalk
When: 7/5/2017 - 9:30pm 7/12/2017 - 9:30pm 7/19/2017 - 9:30pm 7/26/2017 - 9:30pm 8/2/2017 - 9:30pm 8/9/2017 - 9:30pm 8/16/2017 - 9:30pm 8/23/2017 - 9:30pm 8/30/2017 - 9:30pm ? Click for more dates
Fireworks are viewable on Wednesdays everywhere on the Boardwalk at 9:30PM. Just pick your favorite spot and enjoy the spectacular sky show. Fireworks are sponsored by Coca-Cola. Rain dates on Fridays.
Cost: FREE
Seaside Heights Business Improvement District
Seaside Heights Borough
Danielle Gries
732-830-3700
info@exit82.com
http://www.exit82.com

------------------------------------------

11th Annual Barnegat Bay Day - 7/5/2017 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences
Learn about the critters and plants, both underwater and on land, that complete the Barnegat Bay environment. Participate in hands-on activities and enjoy guided tours of the natural beauty of LBIF’s marsh. An exciting day is waiting for you at Barnegat Bay Day 2017!
Cost Free
Business The LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
Address 120 Long Beach Blvd.
Town Loveladies (Long Beach Township)
Contact Office
Phone 609-494-1241
Email office@lbifoundation.org
Website http://www.lbifoundation.org/

-------------------------------------------

Concerts by the Bay
Waterfront Park, Ship Bottom
When 7/6/2017 - 7pm - 9pm 7/13/2017 - 7pm - 9pm 7/20/2017 - 7pm - 9pm 7/27/2017 - 7pm - 9pm 8/3/2017 - 7pm - 9pm 8/10/2017 - 7pm - 9pm 8/17/2017 - 7pm - 9pm ? Click for more dates
Description July 6 Shorty Long and the Jersey Horns, July 13 Victoria Watts- Top 40’s, July 20 Not Fade Away-Buddy Holly Tribute, July 27 Mushmouth-Rock n’ Roll, August 3 E Street Shuffle-Tribute to the Boss, August 10 Moses Livingston and The Raggamuffins-Reggae , August 17 Triple Rail Turn-Country
Cost Free
10th St. & Shore Ave.
Town Ship Bottom Borough
Contact Kathleen Wells
Phone 609-494-2171 X116
Email kwells@shipbottom.org
Website http://www.shipbottom.org

---------------------------------------------

Toms River Downtown Art Stroll - July 6th, 5pm to 8pm
Outdoor Art Exhibit that will take place the first Thursday of each month from May to October / 2017 in Downtown Toms River. Each Stroll will consist of Visual Artist, Musicians, Poets and Performance Artist to name a few. All local shops and restaurants will be open during the events. If rain is expected the Stroll will be postponed to the following Thursday. To check if there is a postponement refer to the Facebook page for the Toms River Downtown Art Stroll.
Cost: Free to the public (Fee's possible for art available for purchase)
Business: John Delaney - Artist
Address: Main and Washington Street, Toms River Township
Contact: John Delaney
Phone: 732-278-1802
Email: j_delaney38@yahoo.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1062868207066806/















Please Note...

External links on Ocean County NJ Online are made available to visitors for informational purposes.  Ocean County NJ Online is not responsible for any consequences resulting from visiting (clicking on) external links.