Supported in part by a grant from the
NJ State Department,
Division of Travel and Tourism
Game 3 of SAL Northern Division Championship Series Playoffs
Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies) vs. Lexington Legends
(Kansas City Royals)
Get out and cheer on the Lakewood BlueClaws at Game 3 of the Playoffs at their home field, FirstEnergy Park. Enjoy "Thirsty Friday" with $1 Coors & Coors Light plus 75-Cent Wings in the Biergarten and post-game Fireworks and Kids Run the Bases.
9/12 - 9/16
The 39 Steps
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony® and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance!
Souvenir - A Fantasia
on the life
Florence Foster Jenkins
Florence Foster Jenkins, a wealthy society
eccentric suffered under the delusion that
she was a great coloratura soprano when
she was in fact incapable of producing two
consecutive notes in tune. Nevertheless,
her annual recitals in the ballroom of
The Ritz- Carlton hotel, where she resided,
brought her extraordinary fame. As news
of her terrible singing spread, so did her celebrity.
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
Now thru September 12
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
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.
Downtown Toms River
Cruisin' Downtown 2018
6pm - 9pm
Washington Street will be lined with
classic cars and motorcycles. DJ and
live entertainment provided by Union Groove.
Downtown Restaurants will be open plus
Debbio's Food Truck will be on the street.
Strand Center for the Arts
Gaelynn Lea Plays the GALLERY
Gaelynn Lea performs from her electric wheelchair.
Lea holds her instrument like a tiny cello and loops her classically trained rhythms and melodies "to create
a symphonic cacophony that is both glorious in its reach
and profoundly introspective". Her original songs explore
the contrasting nature of existence - dark and light, birth
and death, anger and forgiveness, sorrow and joy.
CSN Songs - Celebrating the
Music of Crosby Stills Nash & Young
The only national CSN&Y tribute show of its kind.
Celebrating the Music of Crosby Stills Nash & Young.
The Atlantic City Ballet
Of all the great classics, Swan Lake remains
the quintessential ballet of all time. A story
of romance, sorcery and betrayal, and centered
on one of life's most recognizable themes the
struggle between good and evil.
Stafford Township Arts Center
Doo Wop Hit Parade with
Larry Chance and The Earls and
Stand up and get ready to dance the night
away at the Doo Wop Hit Parade! Larry Chance
and the Earls will be performing all the hits
that you remember and then some! "Never"
"Remember Then" "Life is But a Dream" "I
Believe" "Eyes"... Along with The Mello-Kings
and RB Express. This will be a night to remember!
The Marvelous Wonderettes
Featuring over 30 classic '50s and '60s hits,
The Marvelous Wonderettes will keep you
smiling in this must-take musical trip down
memory lane! This smash off-Broadway hit
takes you to then 1958 Springfield High School
prom where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou,
Missy, and Suzy.
Nightmare at Gravity Hill Haunted Trail
As you enter the gates of the adjacent haunted
fields of Gravity Hill, the nightmare begins...
45 minutes of spine chilling walkable haunted
trails and creepy themes and adventures...
This not a hayride where you can hide from
the creatures of the night!
Lions Renaissance Festival
10am - 6pm
The Renaissance Fair will take you back to the
16th century, Enter the world of Knights in their
shiny armor jousting on their "War Horses". Have
your child Knighted and learn the art of combat.
Witness to the crowning of the Fair's King and
Queen chosen from children under age 10 and
dressed in period garb.
Downtown Point Pleasant Beach
Festival of the Sea &
10am - 7pm
The Festival of the Sea has been one of
Point Pleasant Beach's premier event for
more than 40 years. Featuring the Laurita Wine Garden.
Look for the Laurita Wine Bottle Archway!
Local restaurants and
vendors provide the large crowds with
delicacies such as crab cakes, shrimp skewers,
paella, soups and bisques, lobster, and other
seafood items. Hundreds of craft vendors
featuring hard to find and unique items. Music
local musicians and other acts.
Six Flags Great Adventure
Fright Fest Begins
(Every Weekend &
Select Dates thru
Enjoy thrills for the whole family during
the day and a frightening evening of fun
after the sun goes down. Beware there is no place to hide!
year they're introducing five new, never-before-offered
The River Lady Docks
Sup the River
7:30am - Noon
SUP the River is making a big splash to
protect our Bay and support our community!
Join the family-friendly event highlighting one of
our amazing resource - the river. Spectators are
welcome to view the race from TRCC's beach at no cost.
Seaside Heights Semper Five
Marine Corps 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Race day registration & check-in:
6:30-8am at the beachcomber
One Mile Fun Run/Walk: 9am
5K Run/Walk: 9:30am
Free post-race brunch! Awards 5K
top three male & female finishers overall
also top three in age groups 1 mile. Top three
male & female finishers overall Also top three in age groups.
The Makers Festival
10am - 6pm
Festival that highlights the underground
current of Makers who are changing the
landscape of production & consumerism
in America, and more specifically, Ocean County
where we live, work & play. It will be a day to
celebrate the collective artistic endeavors of
homegrown talent locally &
beyond, and will
feature over ten dozen Makers whose crafts
from handmade & vintage
fashion, sculpting & woodworking, photography
& fine art, craft beer, food and music.
New Egypt Speedway
Championship Night: Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks, & 4 Cylinders
Mud in the Pines Mud Hop,
Classic Car Show & Demolition Derby
2nd Annual Legends of the Fall 75 & GSVSCC
Argos Farm Market
Fall Farm Fun
Bring the whole family for a full day of fun
as you challenge our winding, pumpkin patch,
farm market, wagon races, 4-acre Corn Maze
and explore a variety of activities, festive foods,
pony rides, pig races, and the scenic Forked River farm area.
Point Pleasant Elks
in the Park
11am - 6pm
Games, music, beer & food!
Johnson Brothers Boat Works
35th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show
8am - 5pm
Judged show with 50+ boats expected. All types
welcome in-water or on-trailer. Marine vendors,
artists, and flea market. Antique/classic American
and British cars. Radio control boats. Food available.
Free admission/parking. Presented by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter
(Former Barnegat Bay & Philadelphia Chapters) of the Antique
and Classic Boat Society.
Ocean County Tip Seaman Park
Ye Old Clamtown Antique & Flea Market
8am - 4pm
Over 70 dealers of antiques and collectibles.
Antique appraisals and food.
Rain date: 9/9 & 9/15.
Blessing of the Grapes
Come join in giving thanks for the harvest
of the grapes and enjoying the fruits of its
bounty. Laurita invites all to enjoy live
music, award winning wines and wonderful
food from our Marketplace.
Father John Morley
of Seton Hall University will be officiating at the Blessing of the Grapes.
A Touch of Italy/
Back to School
Food Truck Fest
Sat.: 11am - 8pm
Sun.: 11am - 9pm
Food and wine lovers will converge at
Laurita Winery in New Egypt for
Laurita Winery Gourmet Food Trucks
and Fire Works weekend. Experience the trending Gourmet Food Truck offerings while sipping on wine and enjoying a seat to watch the Fire Works! Live music and good friends will make this day special!
he Jay & Linda Grunin Arts Center
Garden State Philharmonic
The colorfully exotic world of One Thousand
and One Nights comes to life in the music of
Rimsky-Korsakov, one of the greatest orchestrators
in music history.
Jazz Vocalist &
Award-winning jazz vocalist and songwriter
Gabrielle Stravelli has garnered critical acclaim
and a loyal following through her rich sound,
original compositions, and unique take on an
array of material from the Great American
Songbook as well as by contemporary artists.
2pm & 7:30pm
Two actors play eighteen different characters
who sing and dance, revel and kvetch, celebrate
and bloviate their way through later life. Don't
miss the show where the Associated Press says,
"Audiences are laughing so hard, they cry!"
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
Paws in the Park
at Barkwater Beach
3pm - 5pm
Bring your four-legged friend out for
a fun-filled day of splashing & playing!
Viking Village Antique & Collectible Show
9am - 5pm
Over 60 dealers provide a wide variety of
merchandise: Country and Shabby Chic
Furniture, Architectural and Industrial Findings,
Nautical Items, Textiles and Vintage Clothing,
Kitchenware, Stoneware, Jewelry, and Collectibles
and Memorabilia. Admission is FREE and there is
lots of parking. We'll be here Rain or Shine!
Seaside Heights Boardwalk
9/20 - 9/23
Seaside Motorcycle Rally
8am - 10pm
Come and enjoy motorcycle vendors
and dealers plus live music! Hosted by
Hershey Motel and Captain Hooks Bar.
Que by the Sea
BBQ Festival & Competition
Sat.: 11am- 9pm
Sun.: 11am - 6pm
Festival featuring a BBQ lover's weekend packed
with mouth- watering specialties along with all day
musical entertainment, artists and crafters, kids zone,
and our 10th annual Seaside Heights BBQ Competition.
FirstEnergy Park - Home of the Lakewood BlueClaws
9/21 - 9/23
Boat Sale & Expo
Head over to the Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo.
This show has something for everyone, with
hundreds of new boats on sale from the top
dealers in the state, plus an expanded pre-owned boat section, boaters marketplace full of accessories and services, activities for the little boaters and much more. You'll find the best options and pricing at the most affordable and convenient boat show around.
The LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
5th Annual Pollinator Potluck & Honey Harvest
6pm - 8pm
Do you know how honey is "made"? Join a fun
night out of food, beverages, and live music.
Admission is FREE! Just bring a honey or
pollinator-inspired dish to share with others.
See a hands-on extraction of honey from the
LBIF's adopted hives with LBIF Beekeeper,
to learn how honey
is created and harvested from the combs. Angela
Contillo Andersen of Long Beach Twp. will also be
giving out goldenrod and milkweed plants to plant
at home! Local craft beer will be available for
purchase from LBIF. Honey bees are absolutely vital
to the production of our food supply and come to learn why.
Scary Rotten Farms
Scary Rotten Farms Haunted Experience
There's Sinister Sneed's Chaotic Carnival of Chaos and Blacken: The Plague: Both haunts are filled with thrills and chills. Are you brave enough
to complete them both
Chandler Ball Field
Soups of the Shore &
11am - 3pm
Enjoy craft and local vendor mart.
Choose your favorite soup and vote for
soup of the shore.
Barrier Island Classic Surf Contest
7:30am - Noon
Adult Surf Contest with three divisions.
There will be over cash prizes and it's a
low key contest held in the best backdrop of the state.
Harvey Cedars, Hudson Ave.
Clam Jam Surf Festival
7am - 6pm
With cooler temperatures and changing leaves
just ahead, fall is around the corner, and with
it comes the highly-anticipated Jetty Clam Jam
window! This year, we will surf & celebrate our
local LBI region culture at 68th street beach in
the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Township. A Family-Oriented Jam - Bring your kids and dogs, dress for the Fall, root on your friends, and celebrate getting through another busy Summer!
The Ocean County Library
Toms River Branch
10am - 4pm
The Ocean County Library is celebrating
everything Outlander and Scottish. Inspired
by the bestselling book series Diana Gabaldon
(also a hit show on STARZ), this full day festival
will feature music concerts, crafts, magic,
demonstrations, historical talks, and more.
For Many More Exciting Events & Attractions
Visit us at
Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders:
Gerry P. Little
Deputy Director, John C. Bartlett, Jr
Virginia E. Haines
John P. Kelly
Joseph H. Vicari, Liaison to Tourism