Explore much more at 

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


7/10
Mom & Me Beach Day 

9am - 7pm
Bring Mom to the beach
In Seaside Heights for
2-for-1beach admission.







7/11
Family Fun Nights
Begin  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.

7/12
Beach Concert Tribute
Band Series Begin
Various Days
(thru Aug. 16) 

7:30pm
Seaside Heights Beach Concert Series,  Captain Jack performing a tribute to Billy Joel  Arrive early and bring a 
beach chair or blanket!


7/13
Seaside Heights
Beach Camping 

7pm to Sunrise
Seaside Heights Beach Camping on  North Beach. Participants are invited  to bring their own tent and camp  overnight in the designated section  of beach, pre-registration is required.  This is a family-friendly event.

7/21
Movies by the Bay: Jumanji
Sunset Beach
(North Bayfront)

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.

7/22
Dirty Heads in Concert

7:30pm
Dirty Heads perform at
The Classic American Boardwalk
in Seaside Heights, NJ on the
beach stage. Free admission if
you recycle any empty Monster
Energy can. One admission per can.







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
Begin 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.


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


7/11 - 7/13
Wild World of
Animal Shows

3pm, 6pm, & 8pm
An entertaining & 
educational WildLife 
Show on the Beach.







7/11
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!

7/14
Shark Awareness Day

1pm - 4pm
Sharks are incredible, adept predators  of the ocean realm, and they are not our
enemies. Today is the time to bust some  myths about these awesome animals.


7/17
Princess Palooza 

7pm
A live Princess Singing Show
featuring a cast of your
favorite fairytale princesses!







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.



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. 




Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven
609-492-9477


7/11 - 7/15
Cinderella 

6pm
Children's Theatre.








7/17 - 7/22,
7/24 - 7/29, 7/31
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.

7/18 - 7/22
Peter Pan 

6pm 
Children's Theatre. 











7/22
Steven Maglio
& His Orchestra
Sings Sinatra

8:30pm
Straight from the Carnegie Club.  At age 43, after eight years of secretly  taking voice lessons and one year
of cruising the New Jersey karaoke  circuit, Steven made his professional  debut at New York City's "Tavern On
The Green," as male vocalist.

Lavallette Bayfront
732-793-7477


7/10
Movies on the Bay
Begin Every Tuesday
(thru Aug. 21)

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





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 Sunday
(thru Aug. 27)

6pm
Dig for coins and 
receive great prizes! 






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.

Veterans Park, Bayville
732-269-4456


7/11
Berkeley Township Concert Series:
Stiletto & Saxman &
Billy Gilman from
"The Voice"

2018 Berkeley Township "Sounds of Summer"
Free Concert Series at Veterans ParkBring blanket or chair and enjoy!



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


7/11
12th Annual
Barnegat Bay Day

12:30pm - 3:30pm
For children and adults who want  to know more about the bay and  the creatures who live in, around,  over and under it. Local organizations
will be at the LBIF with hands on  table top displays.


7/15
The Sara Michaels Quartet

6:30pm
Jazz Concert & Cocktail Hour Series.  Great jazz for everyone! LBIF presents
national and international jazz artists  in a fun, relaxed atmosphere where  listening is learning. These evenings  begin with wine or a signature cocktail  and snacks.  Sara Michaels, jazz vocalist  and  harvey cedars resident, gives an  introduction to get the audience tuned-in  to appreciate and enjoy the evening.

7/17
Family Night:
Outdoor Movie Night!

8:30pm
No need to phone home this summer,  join us at LBIF to view the classic movie,
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial under the stars!  Bring your own lawn chairs and enjoy an  outdoor movie night to create great
memories with your family this summer.

7/21, 7/22

The 30th Annual Fine Arts Festival
curated by The MakeShift Union 

Sat.: 10am - 6pm
Sun.: 10am - 5pm
More than 50 fine artists including jewelry,  wood, ceramics, photography, clothing,  and painting, you're bound to find  something you'll love! Spend the day
shopping, and stay for the music, good  eats, and sundae bar.

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, l earn 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. 

Robert J. Miller Air Park, Berkeley
732-914-9466

7/11 - 7/15
Ocean County Fair - 2018

Wed. & Thur.: 5pm - 11pm
Fri. & Sat.: 11am - 11pm
Sun.: 11am - 5pm
Ocean County Board of 

Agriculture  welcomes you to the Ocean County Fair.  Come enjoy 4H animal, rides, food,  vendors and live entertainment.The  scheduled
entertainment is sure to  please with Performing  Dogs, Pig Races,  Chainsaw Carver,  and several bands.  Spend the day and evening at the  Ocean County Fair. Music provided  by After the Reigh, Scott DeCarlo  and much more.

RWJBarnabas Health Arena
@ Toms River High School North
(Formerly Pine Belt Arena)
Toms River
732-818-8536


7/11
Mira nda Sings Live
No Offense
w/ Special Guest
Colleen Ballinger

8pm
AEG presents MIRANDA SINGS LIVE...
No offense w/ Specail
Guest Colleen Ballinger.
 


7/22
Jersey Shore Doo Wop
Summer Extravaganza 

4pm
Join us for a Jersey Shore Doo Wop Celebration.  Featured artists include: Lou Christie - Lightning  Strikes Jay Siegel Tokens The Lion Sleeps Tonight  The Capris There's  A Moon Out
Tonight Jimmy  Gallagher And The Passion Just To Be With You
Linda Jansen Original Lead Singer Of The Angels  Til The Quotations Imagination.

Downtown Toms River
732-341-8738

7/11
Cruisin' Downtown

6pm
Cruisin' Downtown roars into
Downtown the 2nd Wednesday  of the month through September!
 Washington Street will be lined  with classic cars and motorcycles.  DJ and live entertainment provided
by The CPR band.  Downtown Restaurants
will be open plus Debbio's Food Truck  will be on the street. 

FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood
732-901-7000


7/11 - 7/13
Lakewood BlueClaws
(Philadelphia Phillies)
vs. Asheville Tourists
(Colorado Rockies) 

7/14 - 7/17
Lakewood BlueClaws
(Philadelphia Phillies)
vs. Columbia Fireflies
(New York Mets) 


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

7/11
Live Cooking Demonstration:
Another Summer Evening in Tuscany 

6:30pm - 9:30pm
Different Chefs from the Ocean County  Center for Culinary Arts at Cuisine on
the Green will be hosting Cuisine Live  - Cooking Demonstration Dinners that
feature some of their specialties. These
Demonstration Dinners include a  multiple-course meal prepared before
you with wine service available.  Participants will interact with the
chef as they learn about their inspiring  culinary techniques and philosophy.

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

July 12 - Chuck Miller
July 13 - Bucky and Friends
July 14 - Fred Conley
July 19- Chuck Miller
July 20 - Tom and Christian
July 21 - Chuck Miller
July 26 - Bucky and Friends
July 27 - TBA
July 28 - Jacob Smith
 
Enjoy live music entertainment!

Harry Wright Lake, Manchester
732-657-8121


7/11, 7/25
Summer Concert Series

6pm
Live entertainment provided by "Sounds of the Streets" & "AM Gold". WJRZ will be joining us with lots of
games, prizes and tons of fun!!



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

7/11
Guided Bus Tour
of the Beach Haven Historic District 

10am - 12pm
Discover the history of Beach Haven  through a Unique Bus Tour.

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

7/12
Summerfest Concert:
Saved by the 90's

6:30pm
Gather your friends and break  out the Swatch watches and your  best 80's fashion for this awesome party. The concert will be followed by FIREWORKS!  There will be a food court and a beer & wine  garden for guests
over 21 - bring your IDs!

7/19
Summerfest Concert:
"Garden State Radio" 

6:30pm
GSR made their SummerFest debut  last year and we are bringing them  back to rock Windward Beach this summer.
The concert will be followed by FIREWORKS! There will be a food court and a beer & 
wine garden for guests over 21 - bring your IDs!

Downtown Point Pleasant Beach
732-899-2424

7/12
Ladies Night Out

4pm - 9pm
The Point Pleasant Beach Chamber  of Commerce would like to invite  you to their 5th annual "Ladies Night Out".  Downtown Point Pleasant Beach will be
bustling with in-store specials, raffles  and discounts. Grab a friend and stroll  Arnold and Bay Ave. Hors d'oervers and
refreshments will be served at many locations.

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

7/13
Smuggler's Quay Golf Tournament

11am - 1pm
Come out before the course opens to  the public and play adventure golf  for a chance to win AWESOME prizes!  Special $8 admission to play the 18-hole  course of your choice! Prizes such as  Concert Tickets, Restaurant Gift Certificates,  Casino Pier  passes and MORE for  Hole-In-Ones  and Lowest Scores!  Bring your  friends
and family and  join us with 107.1 the Boss!
Can play as an individual or team!  No registration needed!

7/14
Slider's Birthday @
Breakwater Beach Waterpark

11am - 3pm
Be with us for Slider's 13th birthday!!  There will be games, pictures taken,
balloonists, tattoos, and some of  Slider's special mascot friends!
Party is hosted by 100.1 WJRZ!

7/16
Mermaid Day
@ Breakwater Beach Waterpark

1pm - 3pm
Mark your calendars, because
a mermaid is coming to visit,
and she is bringing the fun
from under the sea to
Breakwater Beach 
Waterpark!

7/20
Magic of Sharks Magic Show
@ Breakwater Beach Waterpark

2pm
Kicking off Shark Week with the
Magic of the Sharks Magic Show
at Breakwater Beach!
Help Magician Steve Woyce make 
the magic happen as you learn  amazing shark facts in this high-energy  comedy magic show.

Exit 82 Studio Theater
Toms River 


7/13 - 7/15, 7/20 - 7/22
7/27 - 7/29
Exit 82 Theatre presents
The Drowsy Chaperone

Winner of five Tony Awards,
including Best Book and Best
Original Score, The Drowsy
Chaperone is a loving send-up
of the Jazz Age musical, featuring
one show-stopping song and
dance number after another.




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


7/13 - 7/15, 7/19 - 7/22
Man of La Mancha

7/13, 7/19, & 7/20: 7:30pm
7/14 & 7/21: 8pm
7/15 & 7/22: 2:00pm
OCC Repertory Theatre Company Presents:
Man of La Mancha, one of the world's most popular musicals. Inspired by Miguel
de Cervantes' seventeenth-century masterwork Don Quixote and set during the Spanish Inquisition, the original
1965 production won five Tony Awards,  including Best Musical.

7/18
Schoolhouse Rock Live! JR. 

10am & 12pm
Free
The Emmy Award-winning 1970s  Saturday morning cartoon series  that taught history, grammar, math,
and more through clever, tuneful  songs follows Tom, a nerve-wracked
school teacher who is nervous about  his first day of teaching.

Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson
732-928-2000

7/14
Medieval Times Knight Demonstration

10:30am to 5pm
Gather around Main Street for a
royally good time! Knights, the Queen,  and the Lord Marshall will be on  site from Medieval Times for photo  opportunities, Q&A sessions, giveaways,
and of course, a duel!

7/21, 7/22
John Gowdy Paint Throwing - 
Flying Colors!!

7:30pm & 8pm
See world-renowned artist and sand  sculptor, John Gowdy, present his  famous Flying Colors at the Big Wheel.
Flying Colors combines paint throwing  and intentional artistic strokes made
to background music to create oversized
patriotic, Americana and celebrity paintings.

New Egypt Speedway
609-758-1900

7/14
Little League Night:
Modifieds, Sportsman,
Street Stocks &
4-Cylinders 

7/21
Modifieds, Mid Atlantic Sprint  Car Series, Interregional Event,
Northeast Wingless Sprint
Cars & GSVSCC 

Sunset Park, Harvey Cedars
609-361-7990


7/15
31st Annual
Harvey Cedars
Art Festival

10am - 4pm
Over 60 Artists, fine Art
and mixed medium crafts.





JCC of LBI, Spray Beach
609-240-1306

7/15
Comedy Night with Sarge

7:30pm
SARGE is an extraordinary entertainer  who has performed world-wide to
adoring audiences. His sidesplitting  comedy, touching vocals and stunning  display of piano dexterity have wowed  crowds for decades.

Seaside Park 
732-793-3700

7/11
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.




Veterans Park, Beach Haven
609-492-0111

7/17
CAPS Children's Concert

7pm

7/18
CAPS Concerts on the Green 

7:30pm
Live music in Veterans Park, 
bring chair or blanket. 

The New Life Church, Toms River
732-503-8611

7/17
The Oceanaires
Annual Guest Night

7:30pm
The Oceanaires are convinced that folks  who sing are happier, sleep better, have  a lot more fun and even live longer!  Find out for yourself
if they are correct.  Evening includes singing,
entertainment,  refreshments, and basic singing lessons.

Black Whale Dock, Beach Haven
856-785-2060


7/17 - 7/22
A.J. Meerwald Visits Beach Haven

Sail from beautiful Beach Haven! Featuring history sails on the Morro Castle - a ship which caught fire at sea, as well as local maritime history. Make reservations. 





St. Mary's Parish, Manahawkin
609-698-5531

7/17 - 7/22
"Nights of Summer" Carnival

6pm - 10:30pm
Come out and have a fun night  with family and friends. Enjoy  great food, nightly indoor  entertainment, fun rides and  games. This year it is our 26th Anniversary.

Toms River Shakespeare Festival

7/18
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Shakespeare on the Beach
@ Ortley Beach

7/19 - 7/22
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" 
@ Huddy Park

The mission of The Toms River Shakespeare Festival
is to bring the works of William Shakespeare  (and other great classics) to Ortley Beach & the  banks of the Toms River entreating,
"Spirits to  enforce, art to enchant" and audiences to gather.

Bay Head Yacht Club


7/20
John Callahan Classic
Boat Regatta

1pm
Boat races include A Cats, Sanderlings, Sneakboxes, Sandpipers, M-Scows and Duckboats



Laurita Winery, New Egypt
609-758-8000

7/21, 7/22
Red, White & Blue
and Food Trucks, too!

Sat.: 11am-10pm
Sun.: 11am-8pm
Join Laurita for their Red, White & Blue  and Bacon Too Food Truck Festival!  Laurita invites ALL ACTIVE AND FORMER  Military Personnel to join us for FREE, with ID!  Fireworks - Saturday night ONLY, around 9pm!
Free Souvenir Laurita Wine Glass, Free Kids
Playgrounds, Free Firewood to use in our 40 fire pits,
And Access to some of the best Gourmet Food Trucks.

Downtown Toms River
732-341-8738

7/21
Summer in the Street

12pm - 6pm
Food trucks, Merchandise & Handcraft  Vendors, Beer & Wine Garden, Live  Bands on two stages, Free Kids Zone
with games and prizes.




Point Pleasant Elks
Atlantic Ocean
908-910-9363


7/21
Point Pleasant Elks
Fluke Tournament














Huddy Park, Toms River
732-349-9209


7/21
Wooden Boat Festival

9am - 5pm
Antique & classic boats,
kids come build and sail model boats, maritime arts & crafts,
music and food! 













Ocean County Parks & Recreation
732-506-9090


7/21
The Bunker Challenge Crabbing Contest
Mantoloking Bridge County Park

9am - 1pm
Crabbing Contest for those using only Bunker as bait. Bait will be provide for free by Jenkinson's Aquarium. There will be two categories: 12 years and
younger, and over 12 years. Donated prizes will be awarded.

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. 




Viking Village, Barnegat Light
609-361-8039

7/22
Viking Village
Art & Craft Show

10am - 4pm
Spend the day - visit the shops, check  out the boats, over 80 guest crafters  and artists. Gourmet Coffee Bar, Seafood  Market , Fresh Produce Stand, and Seafood  Takeout on site. Rain or Shine.

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