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Supported in part by a grant from the  NJ State Department, 
Division of Travel and Tourism
Seaside Heights Boardwalk
833-473-2743

7/31
Bring a Hero Day

Bring a law enforcement officer 
career/volunteer firefighter or EMT  to the beach in Seaside Heights for  2-for-1 beach admission.  (Valid identification
is required.)



7/31
Dog Royalty Day

Guests are invited to bring their leashed dog kings and dog
queens  to the Seaside Heights Boardwalk and Beach  and participating restaurants and bars. During the July 31st Dog Royalty Day,  pet friendly vendors will be selling dog toys and goodies on  the Boardwalk Promenade. We  will also  have a special appearance
by the  Ocean County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit.

8/2
Led Zeppelin Tribute Concert by Kashmir  Beach 
Various Days
(thru Aug. 16) 

7:30pm
Kashmir performs its Led Zeppelin tribute concert on the Beach Stage.


8/3
Under the Stars
Seaside Heights Beach Camping

Under the stars beach camping...one of Seaside Heights most family friendly
popular events!



8/4, 8/5
Vertical Adventures'
Jersey Jumps Beach Vault 2018 

Beginning on Saturday, 9am
Pole Vault competition and exhibition on the beach. Vault, surf, swim, and enjoy the best music at the Jersey Shore!  This is the Biggest and Best Beach Vault
in the World, attracting many  of
the  greatest vaulters in the world,
competing  or prize money and
Jersey Shore fame!

8/7
Mom & Me Day 

All day.
Bring Mom to the beach in
Seaside Heights for 2-for-1
beach admission.





8/11
Arts & Crafts by the Sea II 

11am - 7pm
Featuring 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.

8/11
Movies by the Bay 
North Bayfront @ Sunset Beach

8:30pm
Movies By The Bay returns to the  north bayfront at Sunset Beach.  Boaters can set anchor and enjoy  the movie from the water while  those  without access to a boat  can bring a beach chair or blanket  to enjoy the movie.

Movies on the Beach
Every  Sunday & Tuesday
(thru Sept. 4) 

Free outdoor movies 
on the beach. Bring a chair
or blanket.





Bonfire on the Beach &
Guitars  by the Fire
Every Monday
(thru Aug. 27) 

8:30pm
Bring your beach chairs and blankets to North Beach on Monday nights for family- friendly Bonfire on the Beach. While the fire burns, sit back and
enjoy the  acoustic sounds of local
singers and songwriters. 

Boardwalk Concert Series
Every Monday
(thru Aug. 27)

7pm
One of the most well-known and  most sought after bands in the tri-state  area, Time Machine is comprised of  top musicians and performers giving you unmatched showmanship and  professionalism.  From Motown  to  Oldies to today's top  hits and  more,  they will keep you  entertained
and  awe struck all night long.

Family Fun Nights
Every Wednesday
(thru Aug. 29) 

7:30pm
Participants are invited to be a  part of  tug-of-war, long jump,  hula hoop, hurdles,  Frisbee golf,  and various other activities.  The  center piece of these activities  is a  large inflatable obstacle course.


Fireworks on the Beach
Every Wednesday
(thru Aug. 29)

9:30pm
Fireworks are viewable on Wednesdays  everywhere on the Boardwalk.  Just pick your favorite spot and  enjoy the spectacular sky show.  Rain dates on Fridays.


Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven
609-492-9477

7/31,  8/1 - 8/5 
The Wedding Singer

The year is 1985. The place is New Jersey  and rock star wannabe, Robbie Hart, is
New Jersey's favorite wedding singer.  The Wedding Singer takes us back to a  time when hair was  big, greed was  good,  collars were up and a wedding singer
might just be the coolest guy in the room.

8/1 - 8/5
Snow White &
the Seven Dwarfs 

6pm
Children's theat re.







8/7 - 8/12, 
8/14 - 8/19,  8/21 - 8/26
Saturday Night Fever

This energetic musical is based on  Nik Cohn's 1975 New York Magazine  article "Tribal Rites of the New  Saturday Night" and Norman Wexler's  1977 film, featuring music by the Bee Gees.



8/8 - 8/12
The Wizard of Oz 

6pm
Children's theatre.










The LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
Loveladies 609-494-1241

8/1
The 52nd Annual
Seashore Open House Tour 

1 0:30am - 4:30pm
Tour seven exquisite homes that  capture the history of LBI and  its renowned architecture. The  tour will feature houses chosen  or their unique style, lush landscaping, dynamic interior d├ęcor and energy
efficiency. They include oceanfront,  bayfront, large and petite, new
and old-something for everyone!

8/3
It Was a Very Good Year
with Tony Sands
A Musical Tribute to
Frank Sinatra

7pm
You'll never get a chance to see
Frank Sinatra, or even Frank Sinatra  Jr., perform in concert, but some  people say that Tony Sands is the  next best thing. This show is a  must-see for any Sinatra fan.

8/7
Family Night:
A Planetarium Experience

6pm
Be an ametuer astronomer tonight!  The Starlab Planetarium System makes
it possible for guests to observe the  evening sky from the gallery of LBIF.

8/12
Jazz Series: Presenting La Chanteuse, Miss
Paula Johns and
The Dave Hartl Trio

6:30pm
A Tribute to Burt Bacharach & Dionne Warwick.  Guests will hear songs like Alfie, What the  World Needs Now, Valley of the Dolls, The Look
of Love, I Say A Little Prayer, and many other
familiar and not-so-familiar songs.

Discovery Days
Wednesdays & Fridays
(Now thru Aug. 24)

10am
A sampling of some of the many
experiences to understand the
Ecology of LBI. On Wednesdays,
learn about the shellfish, turtles,
and marsh. Fridays - Birds, Bees, & Butterflies:  The things that fly,  the things  they live on, and the  things  that support all life  on
LBI and the LBIF property. Includes nature walk. All ages welcome. 


Veterans Park, Bayville
732-269-4456

8/1
Beach Party 

5pm - 9pm
Join 100.1 WJRZ's Christy Springfield on  the beach at 23rd Ave., Island Beach State Park,  South Seaside Park with the sounds of "Alotta Colada."  Enjoy some quality beach time with live music,  games, prizes and fun for the entire family!

FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood
732-901-7000

8/2 - 8/5
Lakewood BlueClaws
(Philadelphia Phillies)
vs. Lexington Legends
(Kansas City Royals) 






Grunin Center for the Arts
@ Ocean County College, Toms River
732-255-0500

8/2
Goowins Balloowins 

10am & 12pm
Free
Enjoy a truly unique performance by  madcap balloon artist Allyn Gooen,  who will fill the stage with extraordinary  balloon creations as he tells the story  of Snow White and the Eight Dwarfs,  The Wizard of Oz, The Story of Purim,  (or any of a large variety of stories) in  which children from the audience will star.


Jenkinson's Boardwalk & Aquarium
Point Pleasant Beach
732-892-0600

8/2
Jenkinson's 90th
Anniversary Celebration

All day
Celebrate Jenkinson's 90th Anniversary!  Get ready for throwback deals and  entertainment for a fun filled day  of Jenkinson's memories!  Fireworks at Dark!






8/9
Kite Festival

First time ever at Jenkinson's Boardwalk,  not your traditional kite night! Take the  family to be amazed by the kite festival.  Watch large, detailed and creative kites
flying through the sky.


Beachcombing
Every Monday
(thru Aug. 27) 

6pm
Explore our beach with Jenkinson's  Aquarium staff during this free  program and see what treasures
you can find!



Jenkinson's Kiddie
Beach Shows
Every  Monday
(thru Aug. 27) 

7pm
From  cowboys & pirates to  comedy & magic, the kiddies  will have a blast!




Aquarium's
Beach Blanket Bingo
Every Wednesday
(thru Aug. 29)

6pm
Enjoy BINGO on the beach
with the staff at Jenkinson's
Aquarium! Instead of numbers  you'll use common
items found  on the beach! 


Hermit Crab Races 
Every Wednesday
(thru Aug. 29) 

7pm
Bring your hermit crabs to
Jenkinson's Boardwalk and
race for prizes! Registration
begins at 5pm.



Inlet Music Festival
Begin Every Wednesday
(thru Aug. 29) 

7pm 
Another amazing line up for  
Jenkinson's Inlet Music Festival    for summer 2018! Bring your    blankets, chairs, and get ready   for a night of music and  entertainment!
All shows are  FREE to the public!

Fireworks at Dark
Every Thursday
(thru Aug. 30)

Join Jenkinson's on the beach  for  their weekly fireworks  every  Thursday starting at dark!
(Weather permitting, may be  cancelled with little or no notice). 


More to Shore
Every Thursday
(thru Aug. 30)

5:30pm
Join an expert from
Jenkinson's Aquarium on a  beach walk to learn something  new about the animals that  call the Jersey Shore home.



Free Movies
on the Beach
Every Friday
(thru Aug. 31) 

At dark
Free  beach movies is an event  you  don't want to miss!  Every Friday  night at dark,  different movie  will be  shown.  So kick back,  relax,  and enjoy the movie!

Big Joe Talent Show
Every Sunday
(thru Aug. 26)

7pm
An entertaining event held on  Sunday nights! Bring the whole  family for a fun night out at  the  Big Joe Talent Show. 




Ocean County Parks & Recreation
732-506-9090

8/3
Beach Ball-A-Palooza 

5pm - 8pm
Festival featuring live music by  Jimmy & the Parrots, Mr. Scott  the Music Man and more. There  will be food trucks, crafts, bay boat  tours, guided nature tours and a
whole lot of fun.This is a FREE event.

In-Seine Fridays  Begin 
@ Cattus Island County Park

9:30am - 11am
Go in seine with this fun Friday morning adventure. Take a nature walk to Cattus Island's beach. Upon arriving at the beach, a naturalist will explain the fine
art of seining  and you will have an opportunity  to drag  a net
through the water  and catch a few of our  native bay species.

Ocean County Carousel of Music 2018  @ Various Places Throughout
Ocean County
(Various Days thru Sept. 8)

Enjoy an outdoor concert 
presented by the Ocean County  Board of Chosen Freeholders,  Ocean County Parks  & Recreation,   Ocean County Library,
Toms River,  Berkeley, Lavallette,  Lacey and Ship  Bottom.

Now thru September 12
Ocean County Parks & Recreation  Boat Tours 

Ocean County Parks and Recreation offers over 50
boat tours. There's the
Barnegat Bay at Twilight, Early Bird Ornithology, Nature Tours, Metedeconk
Cruise, Bay Lunch and Bay Dinner Cruises. 




Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach, Seaside Heights
732-793-6488

8/3, 8/13
Mermaid Day
at Breakwater Beach Waterpark

Breakwater Beach Waterpark's mermaid  friend will be available to meet with you  from 1 to 3pm. Come learn about her  mermaid pod, as she tells stories of her
underwater adventures. Hear her sing  songs of the sea and take pictures with  her and make mermaid memories.

8/5
National Sisters Day
at Breakwater Beach

Grab your sis and come enjoy
the waterpark! Buy One, Get
One Waterpark Admission Free!
Valid only 11am-3pm.




8/11
National Son/Daughter Day
at Breakwater Beach

11am-3pm
Parents, bring your son or daughter  to the waterpark and get Buy One,  Get One Full Day Admission!




Strand Center For the Arts, Lakewood
732-367-7789


8/3
Let's Hang on a Tribute
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

8pm
Performing to sold out audiences  nation wide, Let's Hang On! Has  established itself as the premiere  tribute to Frankie Valli and The  Four Seasons. Proudly dubbed  America's #1 Frankie Valli tribute  show, if you liked "Jersey Boys"  you will love Let's Hang On! 




Manchester
732-657-8121

8/3
3rd Annual Luau
at the Lake
@ Pine Lake

6:30pm
3rd Annual Luau featuring performances  by Hawaiian Dancers, Hawaiian Band,
and a Fireknife performance.



Laurita Winery, New Egypt
609-758-8000

8/4, 8/5
Summer Irish Festival 

Sat.: 11am - 9pm
Sun.: 11am - 8pm
Celebrate the Irish in the summer as well!!
Dress from head to toe in green and get over to this festival!
Live Irish bands, Irish food and Irish dancing!



Havens Homestead Museum, Brick
732-785-2500

8/4, 8/5
Civil War Encampment

Aug. 4, 2018 daytime hours, Aug. 5 until 2 pm.  The 61st New York Regiment will camp out
on the museum property for the weekend,  firing guns, marching and sharing  experiences with the public, explaining  what life was like during an encampment.  Children can march with the soldiers.  Tours will be given of the Havens  Homestead Museum, and the other  buildings
on the property will be open  for viewing. There will be a bake sale  and special items on sale in the Lizzie Herbert Gift Shop.

Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson
732-928-2000

8/4
Celebration Concert
with TobyMac 

7:30pm
TobyMac is a six time Grammy Award  winning Christian hip-hop artist. The group
has since produced three Grammy wins  for albums Alive and Transported,  Eye on It and This is Not a Test. 


New Egypt Speedway
609-758-1900

8/4
Scout Night: Modifieds,
Northeast Wingless Sprint
Cars & Sportsman 

8/11
Modifieds, Mid Atlantic Sprint Car Series, Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks & 4-Cylinders 

Viking Village, Barnegat Light
609-361-8039

8/5
Viking Village Antique & Collectible Show

9am - 5pm
Over 65 Quality Dealers with something  for everyone. Rain or Shine. Fresh Seafood  Lunch, Coffee Bar and ATM on premises.





Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
609-494-2016
Tucker's Island Lighthouse
@ Tuckerton Seaport
609-296-8868

8/7
National Lighthouse Day

Grab your friends and family and climb an Ocean County Lighthouse to celebrate National Lighthouse day!






Downtown Toms River
Washington Street
732-341-8738

8/8
Cruisin' Downtown
Toms River

6pm - 9pm
Tons of Vintage Automobiles &
Motorcycles on display! And that's not all.  Enjoy your stay Downtown!...Walk the  streets, Dine at our Restaurants, Shop
our businesses.

Cuisine on the Green
@ Atlantis, Little Egg Harbor
609-296-2137

8/8
Cuisine Live Cooking Demonstration Dinner: Viking Village Seafood & Jersey Fresh Dinner 

Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday:  Music at  Cuisine on the Green

July 26 - Bucky and Friends
July 27 - TBA
July 28 - Jacob Smith
 
Enjoy live music entertainment!

Trader's Cove Marina Park
Brick
732-262-4622

8/8
Brick Recreation
presents the Motor City Revue

7pm
The Premier Motown Tribute Group,  Motor City Revue Concert. They'll have  you dancing and singing along to the  Motown classics you know and love.







St. Francis Parish and Community Center
Brant Beach
609-494-8861

8/8 - 8/12
Festival of the Sea

6pm - 10pm
Pay one price (P.O.P) and ride
all the rides you want - all night
long. There will be delicious
carnival and much more.






LBI Historical Association Museum, Beach Haven
609-709-1425

8/9
Chocolate Fair at the Museum 

6pm - 8pm
Everything chocolate, 
tastings and demonstrations!

Evening Ghosts
Walking Tours
Every  Tuesday & Wednesday
(thru Aug. 29)

7pm
If you've ever wondered what lurks among the marshes, old buildings,  and historic locations on LBI, then the Beach Haven Ghost Tour is  exactly what you've been looking for! Tuesday and Wednesday
nights, the tours embark on a 90-minute walk through
Beach Haven while recounting some of the area's spookiest stories.

Daytime Historic District Walking Tour
Begin Every  Tuesday & Friday
(thru Aug.31)

10am
Walking Tours of the Beach Haven  Historic District, leave from the LBI Museum. The guided tours run  about 1.5 hours and usually visit one B&B on each tour. The Tuesday Tour visits the northern portion of the
Historic District and the  Friday tour goes south.

Windward Beach, Brick
732-262-1044

8/10, 8/17
Drive in Movie 

Dusk
Go down to Windward Beach Park  for a Drive-In Movie. Watch from  your car and listen over your radio  or bring your chairs and blankets  and sit in front of the screen.


Manahawkin Lake Park

8/11
Manahopkin Craft Beer
& Music Festival

Noon - 7pm
Join Cat Country 107.3 at Manahopkin Craft Beer
& Music Fest for food, live bands and beer  sampling with up to 15 breweries!



Jersey Coast Shark Anglers
Brick
732-840-1999

8/11
Jersey Coast Shark Anglers
Fluke Tournament

JCSA Annual Fluke Tournament!  Prizes based on 250 Anglers  1st-$2,500 2nd-$1,500 3rd-$1,000
Prize Money To 3 Largest Fluke
ENTRY FEE: $40.00 PER ANGLER
Junior Anglers 17 and under fish free
with a paid registered adult angler
Junior prizes will not include cash.

Lavallette Bayfront
732-793-7477

Lavallette Concert Series
Every Sunday
(thru Sept. 2)

7pm
Free Summer Concert at the
Gazebo. Bring a chair or
blanket and get serenaded
under the stars.




Beach Treasure Hunts
Every Monday
(thru Aug. 27)

6pm
Dig for coins and 
receive great prizes! 






Movies on the Bay
Begin Every Tuesday
(thru Aug. 21)

8:30pm
Free Movies on the Bay.
A fun night for family & friends.






Kites & Castles
Every Thursday
(thru Aug. 30) 

7pm
Kites & Castles...a family fun
event with a different theme
set for your sandcastle
creation and end the night
flying your favorite kite.
A first prize winner is chosen
weekly and free prize
for all who participate.

Seaside Park 
732-793-3700

Kite Night
Every Wednesday
(thru Aug. 29)

6pm
All skill-levels are welcome to join kite night
every Wednesday throughout the summer
presented by Cobra Kites!


Seaside Park
Summer Concerts
Every Monday
(thru Aug. 27)

7pm
Enjoy an outdoor concert.
Bring a chair or blanket.




Family Movie Nights
Every Thursday
(thru Aug. 2) 

Enjoy an outdoor family movie. Bring a chair or blanket.




Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce
609-494-7211

8/19
"Pohatcong II" Passenger  Water Ferry Service  between
Tuckerton Seaport  &
Beach Haven Begins

Attention all LBI lovers! Tired of sitting in traffic to get over the bridge? Well you're in luck because now there's another way! The Tuckerton Seaport/Beach Haven Water  Ferry will begin service on Sunday, August 129th and run all summer long until Sunday, September 30th. Plus Chowderfest Weekend! The FREE ferry will run on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays and will depart from the Tuckerton Seaport at 8am, 11am and 2pm. The Ferry will also depart the Beach Haven Taylor Avenue Municipal Dock at 9:30am, 12:30pm and 3:30pm!

Huddy Park, Toms River
732-341-8738

DAILY
The Downtown
Toms River Trolley Rides

The trolley will travel from parking areas to the downtown shops, businesses  and the library and will run through Labor Day. Toms River visitors will have a new way to get around the downtown area, as the Downtown Trolley begins service. The free- to-ride service will run from 8am to 6pm on weekdays
and 10am to 8pm on weekends.


For Many More Exciting Events & Attractions
Visit us at 


Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders:

Director,  Gerry P. Little
Deputy Director, John C. Bartlett, Jr
Virginia E. Haines
John P. Kelly
Joseph H. Vicari, Liaison to Tourism