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SEPTEMBER 2017

September 16th and 17th: Feast of San Gennaro, Belmar

Saturday, September 16, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, September 17, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Main Street between 10th Avenue and 13th Ave., Belmar


The festival will feature authentic Italian foods, live entertainment, dancing and a pasta and cannoli eating contest. The festivities kick off on Saturday with a Mass celebrated in Italian at St. Rose Church in Belmar, followed by the traditional procession of the Statue of San Gennaro to its place of honor on Main Street.

Visitors will can enjoy Italian treats, Beer & Wine tent, eating contests, crafters, kids activities, and dancing in the street.

Find more information HERE!






September 16th: 25th Annual Classic Longboard Contest, Manasquan

7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Manasquan Inlet

"25 years of having fun" - The Manasquan Classic Longboard continues it's unique heritage of a day on the iconic Manasquan Inlet beach where contestants use only "classic" (pre-1967) longboards. The contest proceeds benefit the MBRC who in turn support the local volunteer groups of manasquan and surrounding communities.
2017 includes 3 new divisions for the kids.

Find more information HERE!




September 16th: Festival of the Sea, Point Pleasant

10 am - 7 pm
Downtown Point Pleasant Beach;
Arnold Ave & Bay Ave

Rain date: September 17th

This Seafood festival is held downtown on both Arnold and Bay Avenues. 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. Don’t like seafood? No problem, there are plenty of other varieties of food to sample!

In addition to the food available, there are literally hundreds of craft vendors featuring handmade items. Shoppers are bound to find that unusual item sought after. For entertainment, there is a stage set up on the corner of Arnold and River Avenues that plays host to local musicians and other acts.



Find more information HERE!




September 16th: Allaire State Park Flea Market, Farmingdale

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Historic Village at Allaire

4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 0772


Rain date: September 17th

Join us for our fabulous flea market! Hunt for hidden treasures amid furniture, books, art work, bottles, knick knacks, and so much more! The event runs from 8-3pm. $5 admission per car goes to support the Historic Village at Allaire. The village, General Store, and Bakery are open as well. 

Find more information HERE!





September 17th: Food and Wine Walk, Red Bank

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Red Bank


Red bank’s walkable downtown district is home to a broad array of upscale restaurants and casual eateries that will please everyone’s palate. Join us for the food & wine walk as we celebrate red bank's wide assortment of culinary offerings. Explore picturesque red bank while enjoying food and/or beverage samples at over 25 participating restaurants, bars & eateries.

Find more information HERE!




September 23rd: Fall Town Wide Yard Sale, Belmar

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Town wide event


Various yard sales taking place all over town. 

Find more information HERE!



September 23rd: Manasquan Festival, Manasquan

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Squan Plaza
Abe Voorhees Dr, Manasquan, NJ 08736
Rain Date: September 24th

12th Annual Manasquan Festival Arts & crafts show held in downtown Manasquan, NJ.

Find more information HERE!



September 24th: Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival, Red Bank

12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Red Bank
40 White Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Rain Date: October 1st

The Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival is a great time for one and all and is fashioned after the 61-year-old Galway Oyster Festival celebrating the opening of the oyster season. It is a huge food & music festival which will showcase Red Bank's excellent restaurants as well as entertain thousands with great live music and family fun.


Find more information HERE!

September 30th: Fall Craft & Vendor Show, Bradley Beach

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Riley Park,
Main Street, Bradley Beach NJ 07720


The Bradley Beach Fire Dept Ladies Aux is hosting a Craft and Vendor Show in Riley Park Main Street Bradley Beach on September 

Find more information HERE!





September 30th: Fall Festival & Allaire Community Heritage Day, Farmingdale

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Historic Village at Allaire

4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 0772

The Harvest has been gathered and now it is time for the families of the Howell Iron Works to relax. Harvest festivals take place all over the world. They usually fall near the Harvest Moon, the closest full moon to the autumnal equinox. It is a time of merriment, eating, music, contests of strength, games, and romance. Please join us in celebrating the harvest, bring your sweetheart and try your hand at cider pressing, games, dancing, and much more!

Find more information HERE!




September 30th: Italian Festival & Art Walk, Spring Lake

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Spring Lake
3rd Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762

Rain Date: October 14th 

Once again we will be closing Morris Avenue from Third to Fourth to turn the space into an Italian village. There will be live music with Julian & Dominique, Italian food provided by our member restaurants with a wine and beer garden to give us the al fresco food court that our visitors have come to love.

Find more information HERE!







September 30th & October 1st: Seaside Oktoberfest 

September 30th: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
October 1st: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Grant Ave, Seaside Heights, NJ 07065

The 2nd Annual Oktoberfest takes place on Saturday, Sept. 30th 11AM to 7PM and Sunday, Oct. 1st from 11AM to 6PM. Join us on the Boulevard between Grant Ave and Dupont Ave. Oktoberfest kicks off on Saturday at 11AM with the Tapping of the Keg! The event also features seasonal craft beer tastings, great bands all weekend long, authentic German food, artisans and crafters, beer garden, food trucks, kids zone, and the Oktoberfest Muscle Car Showdown. Paid Admission.

Find more information HERE!

OCTOBER 2017


October 1st: Pier Fest 2017

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pier Village
50 Chelsea Avenue,  Long Branch, New Jersey 07740

Pier Village, situated on miles of beachfront in Long Branch, NJ hosts its 3rd Annual Pier Fest. This FREE event, will feature kids activities, exhibitors, vendors, crafters and live music from Local Performers. Visit over 30 esteemed restaurants, shops and services. Come for the sun, stay for the fun all year-round.

More information HERE!





October 1st: Asbury Park Zombie Walk

Times TBA

We’re busy planning the TENTH ANNUAL ASBURY PARK ZOMBIE WALK! Still held on the First Saturday of October all these years later - but with more activities, more makeup artists, and (we hope) more undead walking the Boardwalk and the City than ever before!

More information HERE!



October 6th: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 07727


Join us for a thrilling retelling of Washington Irving’s famous tale “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Neill Hartley’s dynamic performance brings the tale to life. Audience participation is welcome. The performance takes place at the Allaire Chapel beginning at 7:30pm. Tickets are $20 per person.

More information HERE!



October 6th, 7th, and 8th: Italian Street Festival

Friday, October 6th: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, October 7th: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday, October 8th: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Grant Avenue, Seaside Heights


Savor a weekend of italian specialties, arts and crafts, outstanding entertainment and a parade that is bound to delight young and old alike. 26th annual Ocean County Columbus day parade at 1:00 pm, Sunday on the boulevard. 

More information HERE!



October 7th: Fall Craft Show & Art in the Park

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 07727

 The craft shows at The Historic Village at Allaire show case local artists as they sell and demonstrate their crafts. The craft market includes handmade items of all varieties from paintings and photography to pottery, woodworking, textiles, and beyond. Admission to the craft market is $2 Adults, Children under 12 years old and members are free.

More information HERE!



October 7th: Ocean Grove Fall Harvest Festival Arts & Crafts Show 

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pilgram Pathway, Auditorium Square Park
81 Main Avenue, Ocean Grove, 07756

The Fall Harvest Festival and Craft Show event will have more than 100 artists and crafters, live music, sidewalk sales, variety of foods, and more

More information HERE!



October 8th: Belmar Oktoberfest

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Main Street between 8th & 10th ave

Belmar, NJ 07719

Come join the fun at Oktoberfest with a German Beer Garden, Food Vendors, and live German music with Jingleheimer Oompah Band.

More information HERE!



October 8th: Manasquan Wine Festival 

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Squan Plaza


TBA

More information HERE!




October 14th: Harvest Fest

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kennedy Park
Cookman & Grand Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712

We’re busy planning the TENTH ANNUAL ASBURY PARK ZOMBIE WALK! Still held on the First Saturday of October all these years later - but with more activities, more makeup artists, and (we hope) more undead walking the Boardwalk and the City than ever before!

More information HERE!



October 14th: Allaire State Park Flea Market 

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Historic Village at Allaire 
4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 07727

Join us for our fabulous flea market! Hunt for hidden treasures amid furniture, books, art work, bottles, knick knacks, and so much more! The event runs from 8-3pm. `5 admission goes to support the Historic Village at Allaire. The village, General Store, and Bakery are open as well.

More information HERE!




October 14th & October 15: Laurita Winery Harvest Festival 

Saturday, October 14th: 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sunday, October 15th: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Laurita Winery
85 Archertown RoadNew EgyptNJ08533

Every year we gather at Laurita to celebrate the Harvest, a magical time when we work with the earth to turn grapes into wine!

More information HERE!



October 21st & October 22nd: Laurita Oktoberfest With Food Trucks & Fire Pits

Saturday, October 21st: 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

Sunday, October 22nd: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Laurita Winery
85 Archertown RoadNew EgyptNJ08533

Food and wine lovers will converge at Laurita Winery in New Egypt for a 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 on Saturday night! Live music and good friends will make this day special! 

More information HERE!



October 21st: "A Taste of Spring Lake Kitchen Tour"

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spring Lake Train Station

Warren Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762

Welcome to the 2017 Spring Lake Kitchen Tour, a self-guided tour experiencing the charm of Spring Lake!
Sample delicious cuisine from local top chefs and get inspired by the creative talents of interior designers & locla stores.

More information HERE!



October 21st: Howl-O-Ween Dog Festival & Pooch Parade

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riley Park
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720

Rain Date October 22nd

Live Music at  featuring the Tom Petty tribute band, Damn the Torpedoes!  Join the pooch parade at 2:00 pm, Canine costume contest and talent show. Win big prizes from local establishments!

More information HERE!



October 22nd:  Trick or Treat Street and Howl-O-Ween

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Seaside Boardwalk
Seaside Heights, NJ


Event on the Boardwalk. Free admission, prizes, fun for everyone including pumpkin decorating, dog parade and kids’ costume parade, trick or treating, and pumpkin chunkin’ competition among local businesses.

More information HERE!



October 28th: Ocean Grove Halloween Parade 

Starts at 12:00 pm
Fireman’s Park
Main Ave, Ocean grove, NJ, 07756

Don your scariest or silliest costume and don't forget to dress your pet too as prizes will be awarded for best-dressed pooches. Parade starts at Noon followed by trick or treating downtown.

More information HERE!

NOVEMBER 2017



November 3rd-12th: Jersey Shore Restaurant Week

Various restaurants in the area

Enjoy a three course meal with your choice of appetizer, entree, and dessert for either $22.17 or $32.17. See the Restaurant Week website for a list of participating restaurants, restaurant hours, and menus. Included among the restaurants participating is our very own in-house restaurant, Bareli's by the Sea!

More information HERE!


November 3rd, 4th, & 5th: Stocking Stuffer Sale

Friday, November 3 from 10:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday, November 4 from 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday, November 5 from 12:00pm - 3:00pm

The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 0772

Our Auxiliary has been hard at work all year long making handcrafted items for you! Everything from ornaments to scarves, decorations, and everything in between. There is also a hand-sewn raffle quilt! 

More information HERE!




November 9th: Ladies Night Out

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Manasquan Business District

Information TBA




November 11th: Fall Flea Market

8:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 0772

Rain date: November 12th 

Join us for our fabulous flea markets! Hunt for hidden treasures amid furniture, books, art work, bottles, knick knacks, and so much more! . $1 admission supports the Historic Village at Allaire. The village, General Store, and Bakery are open as well. 

More information HERE!




Weekly starting November 22nd: Festival of the Trees

Wednesday through Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

Morven Museum & Garden
55 Stockton Street  
Princeton, New Jersey 08540


Come to where the treetops glisten! Morven’s annual Festival of Trees has become a must-see Princeton holiday tradition. Visitors enjoy the museum’s elegant galleries, hallways and porches artfully decorated for the holidays by local businesses, garden clubs, and non-profit organizations.

More information HERE!




November 24th: Holiday Express Concert & Town Lighting 

Starts at 7:00 pm
Broad Street & Canal Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Kick off the season with the annual Holiday Express Concert & Town Lighting. Now in it's 25th year, Holiday Express will be rocking the streets with all of your favorite tunes plus plenty of special guests. The holiday lights will be lit for the first time this season during the concert. The Red Bank Fire Department will be on hand with free hot chocolate. And don't miss the LIVE countdown to light the town with News 12!

More information HERE!





November 25th: Spring Lake Christmas Celebration Kick-Off & Holiday Hayrides

10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Downtown Business District
Third Ave Spring Lake, NJ 07762 

Bring the whole family and celebrate the approaching holiday season. There will be tons of activities for kids and adults to enjoy. Join in all the fun with a visit to Santa’s Workshop and hayrides around Spring Lake.

More information HERE!




November 25th: Small Business Saturday

Various Local Shops

More information to come. 


DECEMBER 2017



December 1st, 2nd & 3rd: Scrooge

Times Vary
Spring Lake Community House
300 Madison Avenue
Spring Lake, NJ 07762

The Community House is the most beautiful and joyful place to visit during Christmastime. Our production of Scrooge has become a holiday tradition for generations of families. If you've never experienced this spectacular production, treat yourself and your loved ones to our thirty-fifth annual production. The tale of the mean, old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge is known and loved by everyone. No one does it better, we promise! Order early, we usually sell out by Thanksgiving. Thank You Very Much, Happiness, Father Christmas, The Wish, Beautiful Day are some of the beloved songs that are part of this legendary musical.

More information HERE!




December 2nd: Candlelight Christmas Inn Tour

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Various locations in Spring Lake

Pre-Tour Tea at the Breakers Hotel
1507 Ocean Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762

Participating Inns & Properties
The Breakers on the Ocean, Chateau Inn & Suites, Two Private Homes & The Duggan Building featuring a Holiday Train Spectacular. More inns will be added to the tour later this summer.

More information HERE!



December 7th: Holiday Soiree

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spring Lake Business District
Third Ave, Spring Lake, NJ 07762

Come stroll the streets of Downtown Spring Lake decorated in holiday splendor and enjoy in-store specials, music & refreshments! The event is free of charge!

More information HERE!





December 8th, 9th & 10th: Scrooge

Times Vary
Spring Lake Community House
300 Madison Avenue
Spring Lake, NJ 07762

The Community House is the most beautiful and joyful place to visit during Christmastime. Our production of Scrooge has become a holiday tradition for generations of families. If you've never experienced this spectacular production, treat yourself and your loved ones to our thirty-fifth annual production. The tale of the mean, old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge is known and loved by everyone. No one does it better, we promise! Order early, we usually sell out by Thanksgiving. Thank You Very Much, Happiness, Father Christmas, The Wish, Beautiful Day are some of the beloved songs that are part of this legendary musical.

More information HERE!




December 9th & 10th: Victorian Holiday Festival & House Tour

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various Locations

Ocean Grove, NJ 07765

Step back in time in Historic Ocean Grove. Join us for this special two-day Holiday event sponsored by the Ocean Grove Chamber of Commerce. 

More information HERE!





December 8th & 9th: Christmas Lantern Tours

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Historic Village at Allaire

4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 0772


The weather is cold, but the scent of Christmas is in the air! Come celebrate the holidays with a stroll through our lantern lit village, and learn about Christmas in 1836! Music, history and a little bit of theater, The Historic Village at Allaire should be your new (or continuing) Holiday Tradition. Advance Purchase Recommended. 

More information for the 8th HERE and the 9th HERE!



December 15th, 16th & 17th: Scrooge

Times Vary
Spring Lake Community House
300 Madison Avenue
Spring Lake, NJ 07762

The Community House is the most beautiful and joyful place to visit during Christmastime. Our production of Scrooge has become a holiday tradition for generations of families. If you've never experienced this spectacular production, treat yourself and your loved ones to our thirty-fifth annual production. The tale of the mean, old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge is known and loved by everyone. No one does it better, we promise! Order early, we usually sell out by Thanksgiving. Thank You Very Much, Happiness, Father Christmas, The Wish, Beautiful Day are some of the beloved songs that are part of this legendary musical.

More information HERE!




December 15th & 16th: Christmas Lantern Tours

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Historic Village at Allaire

4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 0772



The weather is cold, but the scent of Christmas is in the air! Come celebrate the holidays with a stroll through our lantern lit village, and learn about Christmas in 1836! Music, history and a little bit of theater, The Historic Village at Allaire should be your new (or continuing) Holiday Tradition. Advance Purchase Recommended. 

More information for the 15th HERE and the 16th HERE!




December 23rd: The Nutcracker, The Atlantic City Ballet with the Garden State Philharmonic

Show starts at 7:00 pm
The Strand Center for the Arts

400 Clifton Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701

In its 4th year partnering with The Garden State Philharmonic, The Atlantic City Ballet’s Nutcracker, is one of the areas time honored traditions and a treasured classic. The ballet tells the story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. Embarking on a wondrous journey through the Kingdom of Snow and the Land of Sweets, Clara encounters many unforgettable and timeless characters. Young and old alike will experience the many magical moments, of this beloved holiday ballet. There’s no better way to spend the holidays with family and friends than by sharing Atlantic City Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker.

More information HERE!