19 Ways in 2019 to Celebrate Spring at the Jersey Shore

May 01, 2019 - comments

     Spring is in the air in and around the Jersey Shore. We can’t wait to get outdoors, enjoy the warmer temperatures and take in everything the place we love to call home has to offer. Looking for ideas on ways to enjoy the Spring season? ShoreTV New Jersey has you covered with some of our top picks on local fairs, festivals and celebrations! Check them out…

Red Bank Style Week

April 4th-April 13th All DAY

Looking for some great deals on clothes for the warmer weather. Join Red Bank for style week where various Red Bank retail locations join together to offer great deals so you can walk around in style!

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Red Bank Street Fair and Craft Show                                                                

April 7th @ 11:00am

Artists, crafters, vendors, food, rides, live music, performances, a petting zoo, martial arts exhibitions, and much more. Spice up your Sunday with some fun!

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Doo Dah Parade

 April 13th from 12:00pm-1:00pm

Welcome Spring with this comedy parade complete with more than 300 basset hounds. 12 noon on Asbury Ave. from 6th St. to 12th St. and then up to the Boardwalk ending at 6th & Boardwalk.

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Seaside Easter Egg Hunt

April 14th from 1:00pm-3:00pm

It’s a free Easter Egg Hunt on the beach! There will be 15,000 pastel eggs filled with prizes from Boardwalk merchants!

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Jenkinson’s 2 For 1 Easter Sale

April 21st, 2019 ALL DAY

2-for-1 Sale Includes the Following Deals: (Online or On-site)

$25 Amusement Ride Card (50 Credits)

$50 Amusement Ride Card (120 Credits)

You can purchase Easter 2-for-1 Ride Cards at any ticket booth in the Amusement Park, the ticket booth next to Boardwalk Bar and Grill, the ticket booth next to Jenkinson’s Aquarium, South Beach Arcade and Jenkinson’s South Arcade.

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Belmar Artwalk

April 27th @ 12:00pm

Belmar Artwalk will be held on April 27th, on Main Street in Belmar. The Belmar Arts Council is a volunteer based organization. For more information call (732) 749-3360.  

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Waretown Spring Wine Festival

May 4th ALL DAY

Festival goers can look forward to tasting wines from many of the state’s most prized wineries.

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Opening Day: The Shore’s Biggest Derby Party

May 4th 2019 @ 7:30am

Celebrate opening day at Monmouth Park Race Track. May 4th is the kick-off day to the 2019 season with the Jersey Shore’s Biggest Kentucky Derby Party at Monmouth Park. Tickets are purchased at the door for $5, parking is also $5 and kids 12 and under are free. Gates open at 7:30am and the First Race is 12:50pm. Try to win the Best Derby Hat or Best Dressed Couple competitions!

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Spring Block Party OCNJ

May 4th-2019 @ 9:00am

It’s a spring block party from 5th to 14th Streets on Asbury Ave. More than 350 crafters, food vendors, music and more.

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Belmar Kite Festival

May 4th  @ 10:00am

Located along 3rd and 4th Avenues at the beach and boardwalk, check out the colorful cascade of kites flying high over Belmar. This event is sponsored by the Belmar Business Partnership and supported by the South Jersey Kite Fliers.

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May Day Spring Festival and Pet Expo

May 4th from 11:00am – 4:00pm

This event will feature a plant sale, craft vendors, food, music, family fun, and more! Bring your pet along while you browse all of the pet products and services at the Pet Expo.

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Spring Family Fun Day and Car Show

 May 5th from 10:00am-3:00pm

Visit Patterson Greenhouses in Freehold where you can stroll aisles of gorgeous flowers, check out the antique car show, and enjoy a bounce house and face painting.

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9th Annual International Beer, Wine, & Food Festival

May 5th from 12:00pm-7:00pm

This festival features international food from Red Bank area restaurants, a large selection of beer & wine, live entertainment on two stages, a kids area and crafters & vendors.

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Children’s Festival

May 11th from 10:00am-4:00pm

Historic Smithville hosts a children’s event every spring. It is a day full of family fun and activities for all ages!

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Asbury Park Spring Bazaar

May 11th and 12th  @ 12:00pm –5:00pm

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at the Asbury Park Spring Bazaar at Asbury Park Convention Hall! The weekend will feature a shopping extravaganza.

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33rd Annual New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar

May 17th

This is one of the largest seafood festivals in the nation. It’s sponsored by the Belmar Tourism Commission.

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Ocean Fun Days

May 18th from 11:00am – 3:00pm

Join New Jersey Natural Gas and the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium for their 16th annual Ocean Fun Days! Enjoy hands-on marine and environmental programs and exhibits at Island Beach State Park on May 18 and in Sandy Hook on May 19th. This popular two-day event takes place rain or shine in two different locations. Free admission both days!

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2019 Jersey Shore Festival

May 18th @ 1:00pm

The Jersey Shore Festival happening at Seaside Heights Boardwalk is free admission, rain-or-shine, music and arts festival that kicks off the summer festival. With performances by over 150 artists from around the world, the Jersey Shore Festival will have fun activities for the whole family!

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Asbury Park Spring Carnival

May 23rd – 28th ALL DAY

Join in on a weekend of fun in Asbury Park at the Spring Carnival in Bradley Park! There will be plenty of fun activities and great food!

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     These are only a few of all the exciting events going on in and around the Jersey Shore to celebrate spring!  Be “shore” to share your events for the season with us here. And check out things to do daily on our events calendar for “What’s Happening” in and around the Jersey Shore all year long. https://shoretvnj.com/calendar/

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