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Various Places in Point Pleasant Beach

6/14 - 6/16
Point Pleasant Beach
Grand Prix Boat Parade & Races

Thurs. 6/13: Kick-off Party at the Bandshell with music, food, and beverages.
Fri. 6/14: Downtown Block Party with race boats on display, vendors, and entertainment. 
Sat. 6/15: Parade on Ocean  Ave. begins at the Municipal Parking Lot.
Sun. 6/16: The Grand Prix Boat Race. Watch the boats head out of the inlet and see the race from any of the Point Pleasant Beache s.

A weekend full of events and excitement. 

Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach

Father's Day at Casino Pier

All day
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.

BOGO Wristband Day

Noon - 7pm
Buy One $25 unlimited ride
wristband and get one free!

World's Largest
Swimming Lesson  
@ Breakwater Beach

4pm - 5pm
Help Casino Pier set a New
Guinness World Record for
the largest simultaneous
swimming lesson ever conducted,
to spread the word, Swimming Lessons Save Lives!

Month of June
June Report Card Promotion
@ Breakwater Beach

If you have an "A" on your 2018-19 report card bring it to Breakwater Beach any open day in the month of June and receive free admission to Breakwater Beach (does not include the Ride and Slide admission) when a friend or family member pays full price.

Half Priced Ride Credits
(Mondays - Now thru August)

6pm - 10pm
Enjoy your Mondays this summer
with up to 1/2 Priced Credits on pier rides!

Eat, Putt & Play
(Tuesdays - Now thru August)

6pm - 10pm
Eat, Putt & Play your way into
your Tuesday Summer Nights
at Casino Pier! Enjoy (1) cheese pizza slice (1) medium fountain soda (1) Wacky Rooftop Golf admission (1) 2-hour Pier Wristband.

Extreme Special 

6pm- 10pm
Extreme Special f or the extreme rides on Casino Pier.  Hydrus, Shore Shot &  Skyscraper ($20) Add Go-Karts (+$3)

Special 2-Hour Ride
Wristband Fridays
(Fridays - Now thru August)

$5 Off 2-Hour Pier Ride Wristband

Special Adult Day Saturdays
(Saturdays - Now thru August)

12pm - 3pm
June 1 - August 31
Adults pay child price
Ride & Slide admission.

Laurita Winery

Father's Day at Laurita Winery

11:30am - 4:30pm
The Game of Games is COMING BACK to Laurita!!  Father's Day Cornhole Tournament!  For Cash and Prizes...get your partner and get your game on!!  Plus, Celebrate DAD with an all-you-can-eat feast on Father's Day!  Laurita Winery and Branches Catering present the Father's Day Corn and Pig Roast!!  TWO SEATINGS! 11:30am & 2pm!

Country Wine Dancing

Join Laurita for a country kickin'
time at Laurita Winery! Line
Dancing lessons and plenty of
dancing all night!

Help Laurita, Bette &Eddie Build the

Bettē & Eddie combined have made
7 attempts and achieved 4 Guinness  World records for the Tallest Sandcastle  and collectively they have raised several  hundreds of thousands of dollars for  various non-profit charities. All of the  records were created following very  strict rules that only allowed construction to be done by hand.
Over 3 million pounds of sand will be needed to be hand packed in order to beat the current record of 54 feet that was set with machine assistance.
BettÄ“ & Eddie will be seeking several thousand volunteers.  This is an incredible team-building experience for businesses, churches, booster groups, non-profits, families of all sizes friends, individuals, etc.  For more details, or to sign up to pack sand, please Text/Call Heather at 732-713-5556 or email her at , or click through and complete the form! 

Jersey Shore Pirate Adventures

So My Dad's a Scallywag.
Fathers and Grandfathers FREE! 

FREE ticket for Dad.
Become a pirate for Father's Day!
Bring the dads and grandpas in
your family for a Pirate adventure
and their tickets are free on
Father's Day, Sunday, June 16th 2019. 

Viking Village, Barnegat Light

Blessing of the Fleet

The Blessing of the Fleet takes place every year at Viking Village. The fisherman of Viking Village gather their vessels to be prayed over to ensure good weather, safe passage and a bountiful harvest for the year to come. Admission is free.

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

Lighthouse Night Climb

7pm - 9pm
Climb the 217 steps to the  top of the Barnegat Lighthouse  at night to take in the views of  the night sky above and the moonlit landscape below.  Experience the breathtaking views and sunset from Old Barney at night.

Campfire, Concert, &
Lighthouse Night Climb

7pm - 9pm
Enjoy fire, live music, & marshmallows roasting as you watch the sun go down and listen to the waves lap the shoreline with Ole' Barney as the backdrop. Bring a beach chair or blanket, marshmallows and a stick. Lighthouse will be open for a climb. Rain or shine. 

Six Flags Great Adventure,
Off Road Safari, &
Hurricane Harbor

Six Flags Slam Fest

Roller coasters and wrestling! Father's Day weekend, Northeast Wrestling presents Six Flags Slam Fest in the Movietown Arena! Upgrade your day with: Ring Side Seats Superstar Meet & Greets Question and Answer session with the Stars.

6/21, 6/22
Six Flags Great Adventure
Safari Overnight 

Ever wonder what the  animals do at night?  Wonder no more with  Six Flags Great Adventure  Overnight Safari Adventure.  Crafts, games, animals, movies  under the stars and s'more.  Wake up to  the alarm of a  lion's roar, enjoy breakfast with  giraffes and enjoy a tour on our off road vehicles.

Island Beach State Park

3rd Annual
Conservation Celebration: 
Sedge Islands

9:30am - 3:30pm
Help celebrate the achievements
of the Sedge Islands Marine  Conservation Zone at Island Beach  State Park. Explore Sedge Island - sign up for the tours and demonstrations at the Nature Center on the day of the event. Environmental activities for kids happen throughout the day at the Nature Center. 

In between adventures take time for lunch and sample clams grown in the Conservation Zone, provided by The Friends of Island Beach State Park and ReClam the Bay at the Nature Center - clams will be shucked at noon.

Cuisine on the Green @ Atlantis

D.O.A. presents
"Hoe Down Homicide"
Murder Mystery Show & Dinner

5pm - 9pm
Join Sheriff Traylor and  his sidekick, Deputy Cletus,  as they try to rope in a  low-down scheming killer  and restore order to this bucolic rural town.

Robert J. Novins Planetarium
@ Ocean County College

Laser Metallica

Metal meets lasers! And it is intense!  The theater shakes with awesome  hits from Metallica! Now Metallica's  tempos, instrumentals, themes and  sounds are joined with laser lights.  Your pulse and body will pound as   the music fills both your ears and eyes.

Seaside Heights Boardwalk

6/15, 6/16
Sand Soccer Storm

9am - 5pm
Seaside Heights is thrilled that
to bring this magnificent event
back to the beautiful beaches
of Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

Bryan White Music
Video Filming
Country Music Singer and Songwriter  Bryan White to film Video for new Single  "It Must Be Love" on Seaside Heights  Boardwalk & Beaches. The Public is  invited  to be part of this exciting event.  They  need extras to help make the video special.   After the filming enjoy a full acoustic  performance by Bryan at EJ's Tap House  919 Boardwalk,  Seaside Heights beginning at 7pm.

Under the Stars
Beach Camping
7pm - 8am
One of Seaside Heights most popular events!  Campers are invited to bring their own tent  and camp overnight in designated sections  of North Beach. This event is designed for  families, couples and mature adults to  camp overnight on the beach and wake  up to a Jersey Shore sunrise. The vibe is  peaceful, quiet, and friendly. 

Jenkinson's Boardwalk & Aquarium

Subs with a Sloth
@ Jenkinson's Aquarium

Wally, the two-toed sloth,  will make a special appearance  while you enjoy a sandwich  and a drink. Talk to his keepers  and learn all about sloths.  Pre-registration is required. All ages!

Father's Day Celebration

Celebrate Dad this Father's Day at Jenkinson's Boardwalk! Dads receive FREE admission to the Aquarium, Fun House, Golf, Adventure Lookout & Rides with a paid child's admission.

Marvel Character Appearance

4pm- 9pm
Don't miss the marvel character
appearance. Meet your heroes
on the boardwalk!

Jenkinson's Fireworks 
(Thursdays - June 20 - Aug. 29)

At dark
Join Jenkinson's on the beach for 
weekly fireworks every Thursday
starting at dark!

More to the Shore
@  Jenkinson's Aquarium
(Thursdays - June 20 - Aug. 29)

5:30pm - 6:30pm 
Join an interpreter on the beach to
learn about some of the amazing
animals who call the Jersey Shore home!

Movies on the Beach
(Fridays - June 21 - Aug. 30)
At dark
Free Movies on the Beach every
Friday night at dark this summer
for you and the family!  Movies start
at dark, bring a blanket, kick back,
and enjoy the show!

Night Owl Special
(Fridays - June 21 - Aug. 23)

Monday-Friday 8:30-10 PM 
Half-off aquarium admission.
A deal too good to pass up!

World Rainforest Day
@ Jenkinson's Aquarium

1pm - 4pm
We depend on rainforests
for 20% of the oxygen we
breathe and the freshwater
we drink. They are home to
half of the world's plant and
animal species. Come find out
how we can help save them.

Big Joe Talent Show
(Sundays - June 23 thru Aug. 25)

7pm - 9pm
A New Jersey tradition continues:
the Big Joe Jersey Talent Show on
the beach at Jenkinson's in Point Pleasant Beach!  We cannot wait to see you perform  on the beach live this summer at  Jenkinson's in Point Pleasant Beach!

Jenkinson's Amusement Park
Wristband Day
(Tuesdays - Now thru August)

Noon - 6pm
Ride all the rides at  Jenkinson's Amusement Park  for one low price at Wristband  Day Tuesdays! Purchase a wristband  at one of ticket booths and have a ball!

Grandparents Wednesdays
(Wednesdays - Now thru Aug. 28)

Noon - 6pm
Grandparents ride FREE* with
paying child  at the Amusement Park  every Wednesday Memorial Day  through Labor Day!

Jenkinson's Amusement Park
Wristband  Night
(Fridays - Now  thru Aug. 30)

5pm - 11pm
Ride all the rides at
Jenkinson's Amusement
Park for one low price at  Wristband Night Fridays!

Ocean County Parks & Recreation

Doggy Yappy Hour
@ Ocean County Park, Lakewood

6pm - 8pm
Come on out with your  "Best Friend", four legged  or otherwise to the beautiful  Ocean County Park for a great  night out. Vendors, demos, vets, rescues.  

Jersey Coast Shark Anglers

6/15 - 6/23
41st Mako Fever

This Year they are Partnering with  Staten Island Tuna Club To Bring You a Bigger & Better Tournament! 9 Day Format!  Fish One Day or  As Many As All 9 . Captains' Meetings:  Thurs. June 13th @ 6:30pm - Manasquan River Club Fri. June 14th - 6pm till 8pm.

Now thru 6/30
Jersey Coast Shark Anglers
 - Striper Marathon 

Fish your way - private boat, 
head boat, kayak, or beach. 
$7200 in prizes. 

The Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum

The Tuckerton Creek
One Hour Boat Tour

1pm - 2pm
Join us aboard the new Pohatcong 2 for a scenic, one hour tour of Tuckerton Creek. Captain Dan Woods and environmental educator Josh Gant will lead an exploration of our local area and points of interest along the creek. Learn about coastal culture.

6/22, 6/23
27th Annual Baymen's Seafood
& Music Festival

11am - 5pm
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.

Downtown Toms River

Cruisin' Downtown 2019

6pm- 9pm
Cruisin' Downtown roars into  Downtown the 2nd Wednesday  of the month June through September!  Washington Street will be lined with classic cars and motorcycles.  DJ and live entertainment. Downtown  Restaurants will be open plus Debbio's Food Truck will be on the street.

Downtown Toms River
Farmers' Market Begins

Every Wednesday
(Now thru Nov. 20)
11am - 5pm
The Downtown Toms River Farmers'  Market returns to the lawn of The  Ocean County Parking Garage on  Hadley Avenue. 4 local farms  offering fruits & vegetables, as  well as vendors selling baked goods,  gourmet foods, honey, pickles & olives,  guacamole, homemade dog treats, and  wine. A food truck and smoothie truck  will also be in attendance.

Surflight Theatre

6/11 - 6/15,  6/18, 6/20 - 6/23
Irving Berlin's "Holiday Inn", Musical

Jim leaves the bright lights of show 
business behind to settle down at his farmhouse in Connecticut...but life just  isn't the same without a bit of song and dance The fantastic Irving Berlin score includes:
"Blue Skies", "Let's Start the New Year".

Comedy Tonight

Enjoy a night of hilarious fun.
Headliner: Gary Delena
w/ Host/MC: Brendan &
Featured Performer: Anita Wise.

Centennial Park, Bay Head

3rd Annual Art in the Park
...And Beyond

10am - 4pm
Over 80 fine artists/fine handmakers in the park &
Businesses around town with their own art events!  Family friendly w/
Music.  Show your support for the arts! Rain or shine! 

Lavallette Bayfront & Philadelphia

Kickoff to Summer
Food Truck Festival

3pm - 9pm
Be sure to bring your friends and family! With all types of food, live music, and activities for the kids, there is something for everybody!

Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College

The Boomer Boys!

5pm -7pm
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.

Mike Kaplan Nonet:
Duke Meets Monk

3pm - 5pm
The Nonet features 6 horns out front,  an intuitive rhythm section, and plays  original arrangements in a variety of  styles and genres all filtered through  the 21st century jazz sensibilities of the  leader and band members.

Ocean County Artists' Guild

Secret Garden & Porch Tour

10am - 4pm
A beautiful tour where  you can enjoy of the scenic  Island Heights. Victorian  Architecture, Porches and Gardens.  You will also visit some Wildlife  Habitat certified gardens and Native Gardens as well.

Barnegat Public Dock

Barnegat Crab &
Fishing Contest 

6pm - 8pm
Free crab and fishing contest  open to children ages 4-12.  Anglers must provide their  own bait and tackle.  Prizes  will be awarded. Light
refreshments provided.

600 Main, a Bed & Breakfast and Victorian Tearoom

Mommy & Me
Tea Etiquette Party

4pm- 6pm
Start a tradition with your  child that they will remember  for a lifetime! 600 Main is  offering a Tea Etiquette experience  presented by the Innkeeper in a  beautiful Victorian dress. Put on  your favorite hats and learn the  history of tea and the Thomas  Mathis-Berry House circa 1898.  Tours of the Inn will be given after the tea party.

Spill the Tea" Afternoon
Tea Event
Noon - 4pm
Join 600 Main & Exit 82 for in
Downtown Toms River for an
afternoon Tea includes soup,
salad, sconces, a variety of tea
sandwiches/savories and a plate
of desserts with a full pot of tea
per person. Reservations are required in advance by calling

Pride Spill the Tea Meet and Greet

4pm - 6pm
Come and listen to a live pianist
on the grand piano while enjoying
a pot of a hightlighted gourmet tea,
delicous home-made scones with
clotted cream and take a tour of the
Historic Thomas Mathis- Berry House, circa 1898.
Every one attending the Exit 82 Pride Event are
welcome to experience the splendor of this
magnificent Inn while enjoying friends and
good conversation. Remember to wear your outrageous hat and come "Spill the Tea" at 600 Main!

FirstEnergy Park

6/20 - 6/23
Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies) vs. West Virginia Power (Seattle Mariners) Baseball Game 

The BlueClaws opened a brand-new Mini Golf Course, Home Run Pavilion (boardwalk game area), and Biergarten in 2018 and in 2019 will open brand new, revamped picnic areas.

New Egypt Speedway

Jackson Twp Night:  Modifieds, Northeast Wingless  Sprint Cars, Crate Modifieds, 
Rookie Sportsman &
Father's Day Races

Pit Gates: 4pm
Grandstands: 5pm
Hot Laps: 6pm
Racing: 7pm

The Vahlco Wheels Modifieds  will be in action along with the  Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's  Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars,  Crate Modifieds & the Lyons
Construction/Metal Fab Rookie  Sportsman along with Father's  Day races for the fathers of our racers!

Graduation Night: Modifieds,
Sportsman, Crate Modifieds,
Street Stocks + Rookie Sportsman  Graduation & PIT STOP CHALLENGE + GSVSCC

The Vahlco Wheels Modifieds
will be the main attraction along  with the Hammer Sportsman,  Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks  and the Garden State Vintage  Stock Car Club. It is also the final race  in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab  Rookie Sportsman series as the rookie  will graduate into the Crate Modified  and Hammer Sportsman divisions.  There will also be a pit stop challenge  for the race teams in attendance that night!

Kenny Wallace
Dirt Racing Experience

11am- 5pm
Get out of the stands and  get behind the wheel of a real  dirt race car at New Egypt  Speedway with the Kenny Wallace  Dirt Racing Experience! Limited spots  available, must book in advance.  Visit  for more information.

  Supported in part by a grant from the
  NJ State Department,
  Division of Travel and Tourism

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Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders:

Director, Virginia E. Haines
Deputy Director, John P. Kelly
Gerry P. Little
Gary Quinn
Joseph H. Vicari, Liaison to Tourism