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Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach
732-793-6488

4/13, 4/14
Casino Pier's
Amusement Park
Opening Weekend

Noon - 5pm
Are you the typical thrill-seeker
who enjoys fast rides and exciting
attractions? Then you're in luck.
Bring the kids, the entire family,
and the gang to our theme park.
Casino Pier is home to major roller  coasters and other attractions.

4/19 - 4/21
Casino Pier
Annual Easter Sale

Save BIG during Casino Pier's BEST deal of the Year Easter Sale! Information on discounted packages will be available on their website:
www.casinopiernj.com/eastersale

Jersey Shore Pirates
732-899-6100

4/13
Jersey Shore
Pirate Adventures
Season Opening

10am - 4pm
Season 11 Kicks Off. Set Sail
on a Pirate Adventure your
family will be talking about
for years to come. Plan your
Spring birthday parties.



Robert J. Novins Planetarium
@ Ocean County College
732-255-0342

4/13
Laser Bon Jovi

8:30pm
After ushering in the era  of pop-metal with their  hit singles like, "You Give  Love a Bad Name," and
"Living on a Prayer," Bon  Jovi grew out of the big-haired  '80s, to become one of the  biggest American rock bands of their time.


4/13 
One Day on Mars

7pm
Join an expedition to Mars and
enjoy a thrilling immersive
experience!  You'll dive into the
depths of seemingly bottomless
canyons and brave the violen
winds that sweep across the
icy dunes. Explore a world that
humans may well visit within the next few decades.

4/20
Laser Zeppelin

8:30pm
Led Zeppelin is proclaimed  by many critics to be the  progenitors of heavy metal  and hard rock, and their  individualistic style reset  the standards for many  musical genres in the 1960s and 70's. 



4/20
Laser iPop

 
2 pm
Music from your MP3 player  in spectacular laser light! New  music from today's Pop charts  . iPop features sizzling  stars, both past, and present, in brilliant laser light.




New Egypt Speedway
609-758-1900

4/13
Mod, MASS Spring Cars,
Spts & SS & Rookie 

Pit gates open: 3pm
Grandstands open: 4pm
Hot Laps: 5pm
Racing: 6pm

The Vahlco Racing Wheels  Modifieds will be in action  along with the first appearance  of 2019 by the Mid Atlantic 305  Sprint Cars! The Hammer  Sportsman, Street Stocks  & Lyons Construction/Metal  Fab Rookie Sportsman will  round out the card as well!

4/20
Mod, NEWS, Crt &
4C + Rookies 

The Vahlco Racing Wheels  Modifieds will be in action
along with the Larry's Hot  Rods & Harley's Northeast  Wingless Sprint Cars, Crate  Modifieds, 4-Cylinders & Lyons  Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman.

Strand Theater
732-367-7789

4/13
The Cast of Beatlemania

8pm
Beatlemania was a Broadway  hit show back in the 1970's  that featured outstanding  Beatle impersonators in a  multi-media tribute to the  most celebrated musical group of all time.



Exit 82 Theatre

4/13, 4/14, 4/18 -
4/20, 4/26, 4/27

Rumors -
A play by Neil Simon 
 




Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
732-255-0460

4/13
The Tamburitzans

8pm- 10pm
Based on the exciting music,
songs, and dances of international
cultures, The Tamburitzans, a
performing ensemble of talented
college students, combine music,
song, and dance to celebrate the  cultural heritages and shared  values of the world's people.

Veterans' Park, Beach Haven
609-492-0111

4/13
Easter Egg Hunt

Noon
Please join The Exchange  Club of Beach Haven and  celebrate the season with  their Annual Easter Egg Hunt.   Children 10 & under can meet the Easter Bunny and get their Easter Candy.

Jakes Branch County Park
732-281-2750

4/13
Night of the Stars

8pm - 10pm
Spend the night under the stars with A.S.T.R.A.Whether you're a budding astronomer or simply a casual stargazer, this night is for you. Volunteer members will be on-site to share their out-of-this-world knowledge and answer your questions about the great unknown. They will have telescopes to use or feel free to bring your own. 

Cuisine on the Green @ Atlantis
609-296-2137

4/13
Murder Mystery Dinner
"Win, Lose or Die!"

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Watch what happens when America's  favorite game show rolls into town  looking for local contestants. It's a  quiz show like no other as jealousy  rears its ugly head, and the category  is murder! Enjoy American classic  food at Cuisine on the Green.

Jenkinson's Aquarium
732-899-1659

4/13
Mermaid Tea Party

1:30pm - 3pm
It's your classic tea party
with an undersea twist!
Enjoy snacks and "tea",
make a craft, and more!
Dress in your best mermaid
outfit and join us for a magical afternoon.  Pre-registration is required. Ages 4-10 only.

4/20
Earth Day Celebration

1pm - 4pm
The battle to keep the  planet healthy and  thriving continues! Join  to find out how you can  help. Keeper chats, activities  and crafts too!



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

4/13
Science Saturday:
Blue Crabs in Barnegat Bay

11am - 12:30pm
Presenter: Paul Jivoff,
Professor of Biology,
Behavioral Neuroscience
and Health Sciences, Rider University The blue crab's scientific name is  Callinectes sapidus, which translates  to "savory beautiful swimmer." But
there is so much more to know!  Come learn about blue crab populations,  biology, reproduction, and interactions  with fishing. This is a fun and educational presentation.

On the Beach in Seaside Heights
732-830-3700

4/14
Seaside Heights
Easter Egg Hunt

1pm
FREE Easter Egg Hunt  on the beach! A Boardwalk  and beach full of smiling  faces and 15,000 pastel
eggs filled with prizes  from Boardwalk merchants  are all part of the fun!


4/21
Annual Easter Promenade

Reg: 11am (Visitor's Center)
Judging 1pm (Franklin Ave. Stage) 
Come show off your Easter finery. Contests and prizes for the best dressed! Family entertainment following the contest.Flowers distributed by Mayor and Council. 


Jenkinson's Boardwalk & Beach
732-892-0600

4/14
Jenkinson's Easter Egg Hunt

1pm
FREE. Leave your beach toys  at home, you'll only  need your hands to  dig away and find the eggs!  The fun is open to children up to 10 years old,   Limit 3 Eggs per Child; Please No Digging Utensils. No Registration Required.



4/13, 4/14
Jenkinson's Amusement Park 
Opening Weekend

Noon - 6pm
From small rides great for  child's first amusement park  experience, to the big rides  that teenagers and kids at  heart alike will be thrilled by,  Jenkinson's has it all.




4/19 - 4/21
Jenkinson's 2 for 1 Easter Sale 

BEST DEAL OF THE YEAR! Jenkinson's  Annual 2-for-1 Easter Sale is Back, On-Site  and Online! 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 B each Arcade and Jenkinson's South Arcade. (On-site times: 11am-6pm)

4/21
Jenkinson's Easter Parade

1pm
Join Jenkinson's for the annual
Easter Parade on the Boardwalk!
Variety Categories Include: Cutest Girl, 
Cutest Boy, Float, Multiples, & Bonnet.



Pine Lake
732-657-8121 ext 5102

4/14
Easter Egg Hunt

10am
Children will have loads  of fun as they hunt for  prize filled eggs and visit  with the Easter Bunny.  The event will be held at Pine Lake. 
Pre-registration is required.


FirstEnergy Park
732-901-7000

4/18 - 4/20
Lakewood BlueClaws
(Philadelphia Phillies)
vs. Lexington Legends
(Kansas City Royals)
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.

Six Flags Great Adventure
732-928-2000

4/19 - 4/28
Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari Off Road Adventure - Open for Spring Break 

After a long winter, what  better way to celebrate  spring than with coaster,  thrills and family fun?Come  for Opening  Weekend to take a spin on El  Toro, Kingda Ka, Nitro, BATMAN: T he Ride and more. Don't forget  to grab the whole family for an  off- road Safari adventure. Go  round on the big wheel and  catch a glimpse of 2019's new  ride construction and be sure  not to forget that funnel cake!

Ocean County Restaurants


Now thru 4/15 
Jersey Shore Restaurant Week
10th Anniversary

Celebrate the  10th anniversary
of Jersey Shore Restaurant Week  at Participating Ocean County Restaurants!  This 10th anniversary edition of the  popular event will have diners  relishing on various dishes from  the prix fixe menus that the  participating restaurants will be  offering for the occasion.


Lavallette Bay Beach
732-793-7477

4/16
Easter Egg Hunt

3:30pm
The Borough of Lavallette  along with The Lavallette  Business Association invite  you to hop on over to their  annual Easter Egg Hunt. Bring  your own basket and come  hunt for eggs.  Everyone will  receive free prizes, snacks and juice.


Surflight Theatre
609-492-9477

4/20
Songs & Tea w/
the Easter Bunny

11am
Enjoy tea and sweets with  the Easter Bunny and his  friends, who will entertain  you with songs, dancing and  fun.




Fantasy Island Amusement Park
609-492-4000

Now thru 4/30
The 2019 Pre-Season Ride Sale

The 2019 Pre-Season Ride Sale  will take place April 1-30th!  $60 for 120 Ride Tokens  (Making Tokens 1/2 price!)  You will be able to purchase
online or in the Arcade  during normal operating hours. Limited Time Special!  Purchase online April 1st-14th and receive a brand new 2019 Souvenir Cup for every 2 packages you purchase. Bring your cup with on every visit to the park! Refills are just $0.75 each!

The Downtown Shops @ 53 Main
732-341-8738

5/1
Indoor Winter
Farmers' Market

Noon - 5pm
The Downtown Toms River
Business Improvement District 
is bringing their farmers' market 
back indoors this winter! Join 
the first Weds. of the month, 
Feb-May, located inside The 
Downtown Shops @ 53 Main.  Baked goods, gourmet foods,  Italian specialties, pickles, olives,  salsa, jams, honey, wine, and  homemade butter. check back 
as vendors and items will continually  be updated.

Laurita Winery
609-758-8000

Now thru 5/9
2019 Laurita Idol
Spring Singing Showcase!

7pm - 9pm
Come see some amazingly
talented competition in our
Laurita Idol Singing Competition.
Auditions April 4 and Finale May 9.
Register online!




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

For Many More Exciting Events & Attractions
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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