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Events

May
26
Sat
Bradley Beach Memorial Day Weekend Celebration @ Ocean Avenue Promenade
May 26 @ 10:00 am
Bradley Beach Memorial Day Weekend Celebration @ Ocean Avenue Promenade  | Bradley Beach | New Jersey | United States

We hope you will join us in this year’s event as Bradley Beach kicks off summer at the Jersey Shore. The Memorial Day Parade opens up the food and craft event on the boardwalk which ends on Monday, May 28th.

May
31
Thu
Reading Rocks Magic Show @ Algonquin Theater
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Reading Rocks Magic Show @ Algonquin Theater | Manasquan | New Jersey | United States

Joe Holiday’s Reading Rocks is back! with a Brand New Show for 2018. A combination of stage magic, music, audience participation and comedy all while showcasing popular children’s books: “Wings of Fire,” “Captain Underpants,” “Cat in the Hat” and “The 39 Clues” to name a few.

Jun
15
Fri
Toms River Elks Special Childrens Dance @ Toms River Elk Lodge
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm
Toms River Elks Special Childrens Dance @ Toms River Elk Lodge  | Toms River | New Jersey | United States

Calling all special children!!! It’s time to come out and have some fun at the lodge! Dance the night away with DJ Josh. Make a lucky leprechaun pot of gold! Enjoy a complimentary ice cream bar. THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Admission is free. All are welcome!
Interested in volunteering or have questions contact Kathy 732.814.7461 or Charlene 732.674.2853

Jun
23
Sat
Allaire Bacon, Bikes & Brew @ The Historc Village at Allaire
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Allaire Bacon, Bikes & Brew @ The Historc Village at Allaire | Wall Township | New Jersey | United States

Calling all bacon lovers! Join us for our 3rd annual Bacon, Bike and Brew Festival!

June 23rd and 24th, 11 am to 5 pm.

Bring your friends, family and your dog for fun a weekend of great food, beer, activities and live music.

Allaire Bacon, Bikes & Brews will feature:

• Beer Tent with high top tables (Only 21 yrs old and older in the beer tent)

• Award winning food trucks featuring Bacon menu items

• Children Activities

• Tours of the Historic Buildings

• Craft Vendors

This event is a fundraiser for the Historic Village at Allaire to support our educational programming.

Parking is FREE

General admission is $10 per person, children under 18 are free.

Tickets for beer will be sold at the entrance to the beer garden.

No one under the age of 21 will be permitted to enter the beer garden.

Children and pets are welcome, but they may not enter the beer garden.

Advanced registration is strongly recommended! Reduce your wait time by purchasing tickets in advance via EventBrite. You will receive electronic tickets. Be sure to have your ID ready if you pre-purchased tickets, and for entrance to the beer tent.

This event is a fundraiser for The Historic Village at Allaire, a non-profit museum that receives no funding from the State of New Jersey.

Did you know you can ride your bike to Bacon, Bikes, and Brew Festival?

* Bike racks will be set up at the entrances around the historic village (bring a lock).

* Bikes will not be allowed to ride through the middle of the event for safety reasons

* Please be very careful of cars when crossing the roads

Click here for info on the Edgar Felix Bike Path that runs from Manasquan to Allaire

https://www.traillink.com/trail/edgar-felix-memorial-bikeway/

This event is RAIN or SHINE

Experience 19th century industrial community life with our period dressed historical interpreters, while you enjoy the festival! Explore the historic buildings, craft shops, retail stores, and village grounds. Listen to live music while enjoying some good bacon and barbecue with family and friends! The Historic Village at Allaire has partnered with Spark Market Solutions to give you a great summer day at Allaire!

Pleast contact us at 732-919-3500 or info@allairevillage.org with any additional questions. Share with your friends and we look forward to seeing you!

*Please note: No coolers are allowed onsite day of event.

Bradley Beach Lobster Festival @ Beachfront, Bradley Beach
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Bradley Beach Lobster Festival @ Beachfront, Bradley Beach | Bradley Beach | New Jersey | United States

Join us for our yearly celebration of Bradley Beach and all it has to offer! Music. Delicious Food. Children’s entertainment. Craft vendors. Wine and beer.

 

 

Jun
24
Sun
Bradley Beach Lobster Festival @ Beachfront, Bradley Beach
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Bradley Beach Lobster Festival @ Beachfront, Bradley Beach | Bradley Beach | New Jersey | United States

Join us for our yearly celebration of Bradley Beach and all it has to offer! Music. Delicious Food. Children’s entertainment. Craft vendors. Wine and beer.

 

 

Jul
2
Mon
Greg Carter’s European Hockey Camp @ New Jersey Shore Arena
Jul 2 – Jul 6 all-day
Greg Carter's European Hockey Camp @ New Jersey Shore Arena  | Wall Township | New Jersey | United States

Attention youth hockey players, come to the “New Jersey Shore Arena” this summer for a transformative experience at the Greg Carter European Hockey Camp, running from July 2nd to July 6th. Emphasis will be placed on edge control, agility, technique, and puck control which are all core skills to great hockey players!

Jul
14
Sat
Jersey Shore Piping and Drumming Classic @ Toms River
Jul 14 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jersey Shore Piping and Drumming Classic @ Toms River  | Toms River | New Jersey | United States

Bagpipe and drum competition sanctioned by the Eastern United States Pipe Band Association. Open to public. FREE admission. Vendors, food and beer. Opens at 8:00 am with soloist competing. Noon starts Bagpipe Band Competition. 4:30 is the massed bands playing and awards. Bring lawn chairs!

Aug
1
Wed
Twins Contest @ Music Pier
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm
Twins Contest @ Music Pier | Ocean City | New Jersey | United States

Prizes for those who look the most and least alike. Registration is free and begins at 5:30pm. Contest begins at 6:00pm in front of the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Wildwood’s Baby Parade @ Wildwood Conventions Center
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm
Wildwood's Baby Parade @ Wildwood Conventions Center | Wildwood | New Jersey | United States

A Wildwood’s tradition since 1909! Registration at Wildwood’s Convention Center from 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. No entries accepted after 5:30 p.m. Judging occurs while participants are lined up in the circle in front of the Convention Center. Line-up begins at 5:30 p.m., parade steps off at 6 p.m. SHARP with final route TBD.  Baby Parade Winners are announced following the parade. FREE to register. PAID parking at the convention center’s daily rate. Rain date is Thursday.

Aug
4
Sat
Just Peachy Festival @ Terhune Orchards
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Just Peachy Festival @ Terhune Orchards | Princeton | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate Jersey Fresh and one of our state’s favorite fruits by joining us for our annual Just Peachy Festival on August 4 & 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The weekend will be filled with plenty of activities for kids, including a ride through the orchards on our tractor-drawn wagons, pony rides, face painting, games and barnyard fun. On Sunday Aug. 5, Schafer’s Sports Center will be here with an interactive tumbling fun area. Enjoy live music each day noon-4pm.

Our “Summer Harvest Farm-to-Fork Tasting” features talented local chefs who will prepare creative dishes using peaches and produce from Terhune Orchards. Visitors can enjoy this special tasting event on Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 p.m. or as supplies last in our big red barn. The special tasting section is $12 per person. *Restaurant line-up TBD

Cooking demonstrations and lively discussions will be held on both days at 2 p.m. with two very special guest presenters. You will love the internationally inflected, peachy inspiration from these fun and tasty programs.

NJ Crab Festival @ Ice House Restaurant
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
NJ Crab Festival @ Ice House Restaurant  | Wildwood | New Jersey | United States

Event takes place from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. in front of the Ice House Restaurant, 4415 Park Blvd. in Wildwood, featuring a block party atmosphere with “crabby” fun for the entire family! Festival includes bushels of blue claw crabs, a beer garden, “must try” crabby bloody marys, vendors and exciting things for the kids including a crab race at 6 p.m.

Aug
5
Sun
Just Peachy Festival @ Terhune Orchards
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Just Peachy Festival @ Terhune Orchards | Princeton | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate Jersey Fresh and one of our state’s favorite fruits by joining us for our annual Just Peachy Festival on August 4 & 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The weekend will be filled with plenty of activities for kids, including a ride through the orchards on our tractor-drawn wagons, pony rides, face painting, games and barnyard fun. On Sunday Aug. 5, Schafer’s Sports Center will be here with an interactive tumbling fun area. Enjoy live music each day noon-4pm.

Our “Summer Harvest Farm-to-Fork Tasting” features talented local chefs who will prepare creative dishes using peaches and produce from Terhune Orchards. Visitors can enjoy this special tasting event on Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 p.m. or as supplies last in our big red barn. The special tasting section is $12 per person. *Restaurant line-up TBD

Cooking demonstrations and lively discussions will be held on both days at 2 p.m. with two very special guest presenters. You will love the internationally inflected, peachy inspiration from these fun and tasty programs.

National Sisters Day @ Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
National Sisters Day @ Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach | Seaside Heights | New Jersey | United States

Happy National Sisters Day! Grab your sis and come enjoy the waterpark!  Buy One, Get One Waterpark Admission Free! Valid only 11am-3pm. Limit one sister per sister per offer. Cannot be combined with any coupon, Easter cards, discounts or other offers.

Sunday Brunch Buffet @ MJ's Buttonwood Manor
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday Brunch Buffet @ MJ's Buttonwood Manor | Matawan | New Jersey | United States

Join MJ’s at Buttonwood Manor for a fun Sunday brunch with loved ones. From 11 am to 2 pm, enjoy a diverse buffet with hand-carved roasts, made to order omelet station, assortment of dishes and salads, and display of delicious desserts.

Each adult entree starts at $27.99 and includes all you can eat as well as a complimentary mimosa or bloody mary. Children under 12 are $13.99 for the same delicious brunch fix-ins.

Call for reservations and reserve your spot today! Can’t make it this week? This happens every Sunday at MJ’s at Buttonwood Manor.

Aug
7
Tue
Pamper Scamper @ 6th Street Boardwalk
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Pamper Scamper @ 6th Street Boardwalk | Ocean City | New Jersey | United States

Annual baby crawling race for babies up to 15 months. The good-natured competition has challenged parents to leave their infant child in the center of a parachute spread out on the beach and has challenged the infants to crawl back to the perimeter of the parachute and the welcoming arms of their parents. Registration is free and begins at 8:30 am. The contest begins at 9 am.

National Night Out Against Crime @ Windward Beach Park
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm
National Night Out Against Crime @ Windward Beach Park | Brick | New Jersey | United States

National Night Out Against Crime & Kids Day Celebration This event features police exhibits and demonstrations, games, information from kids groups and organizations, the Police Camp Graduation and more for the whole family.

Aug
19
Sun
Tour of Englishtown @ The Village Inn
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tour of Englishtown @ The Village Inn | Englishtown | New Jersey | United States

The Village Inn is located in Englishtown, Monmouth County, New Jersey and offers tours through out the house. Your tour takes you back into history when it was Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. The building was built in 1732 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 13, 1972. They offer snacks and small gifts at the end of the tour.

Sep
1
Sat
Spring Lake Labor Day End of Summer Celebration and Art Walk @ Downtown Spring Lake
Sep 1 all-day
Spring Lake Labor Day End of Summer Celebration and Art Walk @ Downtown Spring Lake | Spring Lake | New Jersey | United States

Come and enjoy an end of the summer celebration! Stroll along the charming Spring Lake Village’s Third Avenue of the business district while enjoying sidewalk sales and admiring the work of local artists.

Sep
8
Sat
Grape Stomping at Laurita Winery @ Laurita Winery
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Grape Stomping at Laurita Winery @ Laurita Winery  | Plumsted Township | New Jersey | United States

Grape Stomping for the whole family! A Whole lotta fun! Food trucks and family activities for all!

Sep
9
Sun
Paws in the Park @ Breakwater Beach Waterpark
Sep 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Paws in the Park @ Breakwater Beach Waterpark | Seaside Heights | New Jersey | United States

Bring your four-legged friend out for a fun-filled day of splashing & playing! Sunday, September 9th, 3pm – 5pm. Rabies tag & license required.   The Bordatella vaccine (for Kennel Cough-recommended by veterinarians anytime dogs intermingle for a length of time), must be given at least 48 hours prior to this event in order for the vaccine to be effective. Rabies tag is NOT acceptable proof. All dogs must have a collar and a leash must be on hand by owner. Limit one dog per handler, NO aggressive dogs allowed (any dog exhibiting aggressive behavior will be required to leave with no refund). Every owner takes full responsibility for his or her dog at all times. Every owner must provide proof of vaccinations and license within 24 hours upon request.  Advance ticket (not receipt) is required for entry.  Swimming is for dogs only.  Humans should not enter the water past knee depth.  No puppies under 6 months of age are allowed.  Female dogs in season are not allowed.  Paws in the Park will be held rain or shine!

This is a Special Event, not a waterpark admission. Easter passes, coupons, specials and discounts are not valid for admission to this event. Admission is $20 per dog, $10 per handler, and extra guests are $10 each, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the local SPCA.

Sep
29
Sat
Spring Lake’s Italian Festival @ Morris Avenue
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Spring Lake's Italian Festival @ Morris Avenue | Spring Lake | New Jersey | United States

Once again we will be closing Morris Avenue from Third to Fourth to turn the space into an Italian village. There will be live music with Julian & Dominique , Italian food provided by our member restaurants with a wine and beer garden to give us the al fresco food court that our visitors have come to love.

We are having Face Painting and Balloon Twisting and for the first time at the Italian Festival, a Petting Zoo –it was a big hit at the Irish Festival! The Spaghetti Eating Contest, a crowd favorite, will be back as well. New to the Italian Festival will be the Spring Lake School of Dance performing Italian folk dances – a tremendous draw for families and friends. Not new, but always a draw, is the festival Art Walk that will take place along Third Avenue. There will be music on Third too!

Oct
20
Sat
Highlands Annual Zombie Parade @ Huddy Park
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am
Highlands Annual Zombie Parade @ Huddy Park | Highlands | New Jersey | United States

Zombies of all ages will invade Highlands! Pre-parade, make-up artists will be available in Huddy Park at 10 am while DJ Johnny will be spinning some spooky tunes. Post-parade, there will be a costume contest in Veterans Park, followed by the pub crawl! There is something for ALL AGES!

Oct
27
Sat
Atlantic Highlands Halloween Parade
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Atlantic Highlands Halloween Parade @ Atlantic Highlands | New Jersey | United States

Come join us in the Atlantic Highlands Halloween Parade!

Ocean Grove Halloween Parade @ Fireman's Park
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm
Ocean Grove Halloween Parade @ Fireman's Park | New Jersey | United States

Find your scariest or silliest costume and don’t forget to dress your pets too as prizes will be awarded for best-dressed pooches. Come to Ocean Grove to enjoy a great halloween parade.