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Father's Day at Casino Pier 6/16/2019 - All day
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach

Celebrate dads today at Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark on their special day! Dads ride free* on the rides with their paying child (under 16 years old) on the same ride OR dads can enter the waterpark free* with under 48" paid child admission. Exclusions apply - check website for full details.
Cost Free
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights Borough
Contact Maria Mastoris
Phone 732-793-6488
Email maria@casinopiernj.com
Website https://casinopiernj.com/promotions-events/

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Downtown Toms River Farmers Market
Dates: 6/19/2019 - 11am - 5pm, 6/26/2019 - 11am - 5pm, 7/3/2019 - 11am - 5pm, Every Wed. through the summer.
Ocean County Parking Garage Lawn
The Downtown Toms River Farmers Market returns to the lawn of the Ocean County Parking Garage along Hadley Ave. The market runs every Weds. from May 22nd thru Nov. 20th from 11am to 5pm May thru Oct.and Nov. 11am to 4pm. Come out and support your local NJ farmers and vendors. Food truck and smoothie truck on premises for lunch or a quick bite. Fruits and produce, baked goods, gourmet foods, honey, pickles, olives, dog treats, guacamole, wine and more
Cost Free Admission and Free parking
Downtown Toms River
28 Hadley Ave.
Toms River Township
Contact Kim Dippolito
Phone 732-341-8738
Email kdippolito@downtowntomsriver.com
Website http://www.downtowntomsriver.com

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Night Owl Special
Dates: 6/21/2019 - 8:30pm-10pm, 6/24/2019 - 8:30pm-10pm, 6/25/2019 - 8:30pm-10pm
Venue: Jenkinson's Aquarium
Half-off aquarium admission Monday-Friday 8:30-10 PM starting Friday, June 21st. A deal too good to pass up!

Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Jenkinson's
Phone 732-892-0600
Email information@jenkinsons.com

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Bryan White Music Video Filming 6/21/2019 - 9:30am
Seaside Heights Boardwalk Franklin Avenue Stage (9:30am); EJ's Tap House (7pm)
The filming of the video will begin at approximately 9:30 am on June 21st near the Franklin Avenue Stage on the Boardwalk.m We invite you to come and be part of this exciting event. We need extras to help make the video special, so join us on June 21st at 9:30 am. Then enjoy a full acoustic performance by Bryan at EJ’s Tap House 919 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights beginning at 7 pm!
Cost FREE
Seaside Heights Borough
Contact Kristina Whrenberg
Phone 732-830-3700
Email info@exit82.com

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EXIT 82 THEATRE is proud to host the first celebration of PRIDE in Toms River, NJ! On Saturday, June 22nd, join us for a day full of events to celebrate the historic 50th anniversary of Stonewall Uprising, which saw members of the LGBTQ community fight back against prejudice in Greenwich Village in June 1969. Come show your PRIDE!
See the list of events below and email exit82theatre@gmail.com with any questions or to get involved!

ROBBINS ST. FESTIVAL 12pm - 5pm
Come hang out on Robbins St. in Toms River to picnic, play games, celebrate, scavenger hunt, and visit local vendors and food trucks! Free! Also be sure to visit our downtown TR neighbors for lots of promotions and specials!

SPILL THE TEA 12pm & 4pm
Visit the 600 Main Victorian Tea Room for two seatings of tea time hennie! Fierce hats encouraged. Call 732-818-7580 for reservations and details! https://www.600mainnj.com/tea-room.htm ​

DRAG BINGO! 1pm
Join us for Drag Bingo at 1pm at the Exit 82 Studio Theater at 73 Main St. in Toms River. Enjoy a fabulous spin on this classic game! Players vie for a treasure trove of prizes while watching colorful drag entertainment!! Bring along your friends, relatives, your special someone, or just come alone—Anyone can be a winner at this fun-filled affair! BYOB BABY!​ Get a day pass for a discount or pay $15 at the door!

FAMILY PRIDE 1pm - 4pm
Bring your loved ones to this free event the entire family can experience together. Learn about diversity and inclusion, gather resources, meet new people, and partake in fun crafting and self - expression! Open to all at the Exit 82 Studio 34C Main St. Toms River, NJ

OPEN MIC 4pm - 6pm
Calling all singers, songwriters, first timers, or Musicals on Main regulars! Come show your stuff on stage at the Exit 82 Studio Theater! ​Get a day pass for a discount or pay $10 at the door!

​HAPPY HOUR at Artisan's Restaurant 6pm - 8pm
Head over to our friends at Artisan's Restaurant for the best drink and food specials for dinner!
1171 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753
https://www.artisanstomsriver.com

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27th Annual Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival
Date: 6/22/2019 - 11am - 5pm, 6/23/2019 - 11am - 5pm
Venue: Tuckerton Seaport
On June 22nd & 23rd from 11am to 5pm, the Tuckerton Seaport will host its 27th Annual Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival. Enjoy delicious Jersey fresh clams, crabs, scallops and shrimp from the finest local seafood purveyors. Drink from the brew court featuring local crafted beers. Event admission includes access to the Seaport’s 40 acres of family fun, featuring maritime activities, historic and recreated buildings, live animals, boardwalk, miniature golf course and exhibits.
Cost $10 adults, $5 kids, Seaport Members Free
The Tuckerton Seaport
120 W. Main St.
Tuckerton Borough
Contact: Katie Sain
Phone: 609-296-8868
Email: katies@tuckertonseaport.org
Website: http://www.tucktersonseaport.org

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The Boomer Boys!
Date: 6/22/2019 - 5pm
Venue: The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
Meet The Boomer Boys! In this hilarious musical revue, a fun-loving “fat pack” of middle age men realize that the best way to deal with getting older is to laugh about it with your friends. That’s exactly what these guys do as they navigate everything from the depths of expanding waistlines to the heights of Viagra.
Cost: $27 – $22
Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
Ocean County College, College Drive
Toms River Township
Contact: Grunin Center Box Office
Phone 732-255-0500
Email: grunincenter@ocean.edu
Website: http://www.grunincenter.org

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Wristband Day $25 June 26 - August 28 12pm-7pm $25 for unlimited ride wristband! *Coupons cannot be used with this special* *Ride wristband excludes Go-Karts, Skyscraper, Sky Ride & SkyCoaster*
Cost $25
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights Borough
Contact Maria Mastoris
Phone 732-793-6488
Email maria@casinopiernj.com

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Summer Picnic Party - 6/28/2019 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
John C. Bartlett Jr. County Park at Berkeley Island
A Free evening of live Music from the band, 3 Daze Til Sunday, outside games, Bayside views. Pack a dinner and bring a blanket or chairs to enjoy this night on the Bay. Rain or Shine. Also try out our new Spray Park. Sponsored by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Cost Free
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
399 Brennan Concourse
Berkeley Township
Contact Lisa O'Neill
Phone 732-506-9090 x 5951
Email loneill@co.ocean.nj.us
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org

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TOUCH A TRUCK - 6/28/2019 - 10am - 1pm
Jakes Branch County Park
Kids will be able to get behind the wheel, climb and explore all manner of trucks! Dump trucks, fire trucks, steam rollers, bull dozers, police cars, and many more!! Crafts for kids - bring a white T-shirt to paint! Snack truck on site.
Cost FREE
Jakes Branch Park
1100 Double Trouble Rd.
Beachwood Township
MICHELLE URBAN
Phone 732-281-2750
Email MURBAN@CO.OCEAN.NJ.US
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org

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Independence Day Celebration 6/29/2019 - 9:30am
Waretown Lake & Recreation Park
The program consists of patriotic music and the honoring of civil war veteran’s with the ringing of the bell ceremony for the families that are buried in the Waretown Cemeteries’ with a speaker and bagpipes. At the conclusion there will be refreshments. The event lasts approximately 1hour to 1 ½ hours.
Cost: Free
Township of Ocean
182 Wells Mills Rd.
Waretown (Ocean Township)
Phone 609-693-3302

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Summer Picnic Party 6/28/2019 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
John C. Bartlett Jr. County Park at Berkeley Island
A Free evening of live Music from the band, 3 Daze Til Sunday, outside games, Bayside views. Pack a dinner and bring a blanket or chairs to enjoy this night on the Bay. Rain or Shine. Also try out our new Spray Park. Sponsored by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Cost Free
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
399 Brennan Concourse
Berkeley Township
Contact Lisa O'Neill
Phone 732-506-9090 x 5951
Email loneill@co.ocean.nj.us

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Dad and Grads Food Truck Festival
Date: 6/29/2019 - Call or check website, 6/30/2019 - Call or check website
Venue: Laurita Winery
Grab your favorite Dad and Grad and come celebrate at Laurita Winery's food truck festival! Any food you desire! Fire Pits, food trucks and fireworks on Saturday evening!! Awesome weekend of fun!
Cost $12 Saturday at door/$10 presales/ $10 Sunday at door/$8 presale. Discount tickets on LauritaWinery.com
Laurita Winery
85 Archertown Road
New Egypt (Plumsted Township)
Contact Kate Devine
Phone 609-758-8000
Email kdevine@lauritawinery.com
Website http://www.LauritaWinery.com

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Summer Concert Series
Date: 6/29/2019 - 7pm, 7/6/2019 - 7pm, 7/13/2019 - 7pm
Barnegat Public Dock
Sounds of the Street will play our special kick off to summer concert on May 25 Saturday Summer Concerts will be held every Saturday June 29-August 31 For a complete concert schedule visit our website 4th of July Fireworks and concert will be held on July 3 with a rain date of July 5. In the event of rain, the concerts will be held in the Brackman Middle School 600 Barnegat Blvd. Barnegat
Cost free
Barnegat Township
425 E Bay Ave
Barnegat Township
Contact jeanne broadbent
Phone 609-698-0080
Email jbroadbent@barnegat.net

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Manchester Day 6/29/2019 - 2pm
Venue: Harry Wright Lake
Free Rides, Games, Fireworks, DJ, "Garden State Radio". 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 (Manchester Township)
Contact Tracey Lynch
Phone 732-657-8121 ext 5103
Email tlynch@manchestertwp.com
Website http://www.manchestertwp.com/

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Independence Day Fireworks Date: 7/4/2019 - At dark
Venue: Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Celebrate America’s birthday with Jenkinson’s Boardwalk. We will be hosting our annual fireworks show on the beach on July 4th at dark!
Cost Free
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Jenkinson's
Phone 732-892-0600
Email: information@jenkinsons.com
Website http://www.jenkinsons.com

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“Truck”erton Food Truck & Brew Fest: Bacon is Back! Date: 7/6/2019 - Call or check website
Venue: Tuckerton Seaport
Sizzle into summer with all things bacon, featuring food trucks and restaurants plus mini pig races and a sizzling cooking demonstrations. Whoever said nothing tastes as good as being skinny obviously never had bacon. Food prices set by individual food truck vendors.
Cost $10, Children under 5 free, Seaport Members Free
The Tuckerton Seaport
120 W. Main St.
Tuckerton Borough
Contact Katie Sain
Phone 609-296-8868
Email katies@tuckertonseaport.org
Website http://www.tucktersonseaport.org

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Privateers & Pirates Family Fun Day 7/27/2019 - Call or check website
Tuckerton Seaport
ARRRRGH, Mateys! Join Captain Black and the crew of the Valhalla Pirates for a day of family fun! Learn about the Golden Age of Piracy, enjoy a bounty of make & take crafts and go on a treasure hunt!
Cost $9 adults, $6 seniors, $5 kids 5-12, Seaport Members Free
The Tuckerton Seaport
120 W. Main St.
Tuckerton Borough
Contact Katie Sain
Phone 609-296-8868
Email katies@tuckertonseaport.org
Website http://www.tucktersonseaport.org

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National French Fry Day at Casino Pier
Date: 7/13/2019 - 11am - 4pm
Venue: Casino Pier
Come out and celebrate National French Fry Day with us at Curley Fries! From 11am-4pm enjoy a special free Upsize to Barrel for price of Bucket of Curley Fries! *free upgrade from bucket to barrel when you purchase Curley Fries
Cost Free Upgrade
Business Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
Address 800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights Borough
Contact Maria Mastoris
Phone 732-793-6488
Email maria@casinopiernj.com
Website http://www.casinopiernj.com/specialevents

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Music Festival
Date: 7/10/2019 - 7pm, 7/17/2019 - 7pm, 7/24/2019 - 7pm
Venue: Jenks Inlet
Bring the whole family to enjoy a fun night of listening to great music. Local bands will perform at the music festival every Wednesday night at 7pm starting July 10th at Jenks Inlet
Cost Free
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach Borough
Contact Jenkinson's
Phone 732-892-0600
Email information@jenkinsons.com
Website http://www.jenkinsons.com

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Viking Village Art & Craft Shows Date: 7/14/2019 - 10am

Description: over 80 artists and crafters set up at Viking Village home to Barnegat Lights commercial fishing fleet
Cost Free Admission
Viking Village Shows
19th & Bayview Ave
Barnegat Light Township
Contact Pam Larson
Phone 609-361-8039
Email vikingshows@gmail.com
Website http://www.vikingvillageshows.com

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Annual Brick Fishing Derby -- Date: 7/7/2019 - 6am - 10am
Venue: Lake Riviera Park
Grab your rod and reel and take part in Recreation's Annual Fishing Derby. Prizes will be awarded to for the biggest fish caught First, second and third places will be awarded. Ages 14 and under
Cost: $5 per participant
Brick Recreation
270 Chambers Bridge RD
Brick Township
Danny Santaniello / Jeff Napoli
732-262-4622
Email jnapoli@twp.brick.nj.us
Website https://brickrec.twp.brick.nj.us/

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Craft Fair and Town Yard Sale Date: 7/7/2019 - 8am - 2pm
Venue: Windward Beach Park
This fun even will give residents the chance to buy some great craft items and maybe find some hidden treasure!
Cost FREE
Brick Recreation
265 Princeton Avenue
Brick Township
Contact Danny Santaniello / Jeff Napoli
Phone 732-262-4622
Email jnapoli@twp.brick.nj.us
Website https://brickrec.twp.brick.nj.us/

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Mamma Mia!
Date: 7/16/2019 - 8pm, 7/17/2019 - 8pm, 7/18/2019 - 2pm, 8pm
Venue: Surflight Theatre
ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! A few favorites you'll hear: "Dancing Queen", "Mamma Mia", "Knowing Me, Knowing You".
Cost $39 adults & seniors; $29 for children 12 & under
Surflight Theatre
PO Box 1155
201 Engleside Ave.
Beach Haven Township
Contact Mary Beth Smartt
Phone 609-492-9477
Email mbsmartt@surflight.org
Website http://www.surflight.org

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Beach Ball a Palooza Date: 8/2/2019 - Call or check website
Ocean County Parks Administration Office-Bayfront
A fun, Free night on the Silver Bay. Live band, Jimmy & the Parrots, food trucks, info, pontoon boat ride, info, crafts. bring a blanket, chairs.
Cost Free
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
1198 Bandon Road
Toms River Township
Contact Lisa O'Neill
Phone 732-506-9090 x 5951
Email loneill@co.ocean.nj.us
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org

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