Featured Jersey Shore Events

Looking for things to do at the Jersey Shore? You’ve come to the right place. Before getting to our full event listings, immediately below you’ll find any upcoming featured events that are particularly noteworthy. As for our complete listings, this regional calendar features events going on in the immediate and near future. Our Jersey Shore page curates events from the Monmouth, Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May Counties.

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Matthew Christopher Bridal Trunk Show

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Sunday, May 28, 2017: One of the most sought-after bridal gown designers today, Matthew Christopher captures the essence of the sophisticated bride with his emphasis on precise fit and construction and a dedication to quality and elegance. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED To request an appointment, please email info@castlecouturenj.com or call (732)617-1414. Space is limited; appointments for their trunk …

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Justin Alexander Bridal Trunk Show

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - Sunday, June 4, 2017: The latest Justin Alexander collection focuses on new fabrications and intricate detailing such as surprising cut-outs, graphic treatments and abstract beading. Gowns that have a vintage appeal are made for the bride who wants to embrace timeless elegance on her wedding day. Featuring the Fall/Winter collections for Justin Alexander and …

More Events at The Jersey Shore

Gateway Playhouse benefit

Broadway & Beyond

Wednesday, May 24, 2017: Dinner and a show! This event benefist the Gateway Playhouse, which will be re-opening in August after eight years of fundraising and a complete renovation. Head to the playhouse on …


Tropicana Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Block Party

Friday, May 26, 2017: Start the summer season at Tropicana Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Block Party on Friday, May 26 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Enjoy live entertainment, giveaways, Multimedia Light and Sound shows, …

Beach Challenge

Memorial Beach Challenge

Saturday, May 27, 2017: Register for a 2.5 mile race on the beach with obstacles. Proceeds from the event benefit The 31Heroes Project, which is an organization that specializes in creating programs, financial support …

Memorial Day

Point Pleasant Beach 2017 Memorial Day Bike Parade

Saturday, May 27, 2017: The Point Pleasant Beach Memorial Day Bike Parade. All are invited to participate. Decorate your bikes, strollers and wagons in red, white and blue and meet at the parking lot …

NJ Events: Memorial Day

Backyard BBQ

Saturday, May 27, 2017: Everyone knows that Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer. Celebrate with Bellview Winery this year at their first ever “backyard” BBQ! This event includes live music, two …

Wino for Rhinos

Winos for Rhinos

Saturday, May 27, 2017: Ticket includes one free glass of wine, hors d’oeuvres, games, silent auction, live music and animal encounters. There will be event t-shirts and items from local vendors for sale. Info

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World of Dance Tour – New Jersey

Saturday, May 27, 2017: World of Dance Tour is the largest urban dance event that has now become the most authentic international touring dance competition of its kind. With a focus on the art …

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Claire Brodesser Memorial Day 5k Fun Run & 1M Walk

Sunday, May 28, 2017: Open to all ages. T-shirt, Water & Post-Race Snacks for all registered Runners. Prizes for all age group 1st and 2nd Place Winners. Register early to save $5! Go to www.Active.com to Register. Proceeds …

Seaport Craft Show

Seaport Craft Show

Sunday, May 28, 2017: 10am-4pm in Huddy Park. Delightful collections of various handmade crafts from more than 60 crafters and artisans. Info

Girls Rock

Girls Rock the Vines at Sangria Sunday

Sunday, May 28, 2017: Hawk Haven Vineyard is kicking off the Sangria Sunday season with Girls Rock the Vines! The all-day Sunday Funday music lineup features a local review of your favorite female artists, as …


Wildwood MURPH Challenge Workout

Monday, May 29, 2017: This Memorial Day Weekend Morey's Piers & Beachfront Water Parks are honored to partner with CrossFit Parallax  to bring the Wildwood MURPH Challenge to Juniper Avenue and the Boardwalk. Info

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Cape May Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29, 2017: The cermony takes place at All Wars Monument on Columbia Avenue, 9AM. And at Cape May Convention Hall, 11AM. Info


Beach Haven Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

Monday, May 29, 2017: A solemn procession will begin at Taylor Ave. at 10:00AM. Service to follow 10:45 at Engleside Ave. Info


Little Egg Harbor 2017 Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 29, 2017: The annual Little Egg Harbor Memorial Day parade begins at 10:00am at St. Theresa’s Church and marches to the Pulaski Monument, concluding with a Memorial Day ceremony. Info

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Manchester Township 2017 Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 29, 2017: The annual Manchester Township Memorial Day parade will begin at 10am at the intersection of Monroe and Bayonne Avenues and will march to World War II Veterans Memorial Park (Lake …


North Wildwood Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29, 2017: Memorial Day Ceremony at the North Wildwood Veterans Monument at 10 am. There will also be a service earlier that morning at 9:30 am at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse flagpole …


Atlantic Highlands Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 29, 2017: The Atlantic Highland Memorial Day Parade starts 10:30am at Municipal Harbor. Info

NJ Events: Memorial Day

Lavallette 2017 Memorial Day Service

Monday, May 29, 2017: The 2017 Lavallette Memorial Day service will begin at 11am at Memorial Park (Bay Boulevard and New Brunswick Avenue). Info


New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29, 2017: Please join in for the annual ceremony at 11:00. In addition to honoring the Veterans, they will induct 5 Vietnam Veterans into the In Memory Program. Info  

NJ Memorial Day

Ocean City Memorial Day Service

Monday, May 29, 2017: Ocean City will hold a Memorial Day Service at 11:00am at Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. For more information call 609-399-6111. Info

Jersey Shore Memorial Day

Lakehurst 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29, 2017: The Lakehurst Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at Lake Horicon at 1:00 p.m. Info

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Ship Bottom 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 29, 2017: This Memorial Day Ceremony takes place at 1 pm on the front lawn of the Borough Hall, 16th & Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom. Please join all in honoring our …

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Parade and Candlelight Vigil

Monday, May 29, 2017: Parade steps off at Oak and Atlantic Avenues at 7:30 p.m. and proceeds south to Andrews Avenue. A candlelight vigil and ceremony will take place at the Wildwood Vietnam Veterans …


Bouquets and Ballads

Wednesday, May 31, 2017: The Friends of Monmouth Museum Cordially invite you to a Luncheon with Singing Entertainment by John Newman of Bouquets 2 Remember. Info

Pony Up for the Cure

BANDed Together - Pony Up for the Cure

Thursday, June 1, 2017: The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is hosting their 2nd Annual "BANDed Together - Pony Up for the Cure" event. Join in at the famous Stone Pony for a night of live entertainment, …



Friday, June 2, 2017: What is Dreamnight? It is an invitation only event for chronically ill and special needs children. A one-of-a-kind, cost free, private event so that children, who may not have the …


JAX Live in Concert

Friday, June 2, 2017: JAX, from East Brunswick, NJ, has been performing since the age of 11. She captured America's heart with her sassy rock songs, silky piano tunes and innovative take on pop …


West Cape May Strawberry Festival

Saturday, June 3, 2017: The Strawberry Festival has become an eagerly anticipated event each spring. Strawberries abound in both edible and non-edible form. Held on Saturday, June 3rd. The rain date is 6/4/17. Info

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Free Family Fun Day

Sunday, June 4, 2017: Free Family Fun Day activities including a bounce house, clowns, face painters and pony rides. All activities take place in the picnic area from 12-4pm. Grandstand admission is just $5 and children …

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Meet the Winemaker

Thursday, June 8, 2017: Meet the Winemaker: Seamus Wine & Dinner Tasting Event. Sip and savor your way through six expertly paired courses of wine and cuisine as James Foley explains unique flavor notes and …

Margo Rey

Margo Rey Tour

Thursday, June 8, 2017: Seven-time Billboard charting Margo Rey is an unorthodox hybrid of pop music that is rooted in jazz with deep ethno-rhythmic grooves, textural guitars, keys and lush vocals. Her alternative pop singles …


Arts & Crafts By the Sea

Saturday, June 10, 2017: Saturday from 11am to 7pm on the Boardwalk between Dupont and Grant Avenues. This annual event features over 50 artists and crafters, ranging from hand-made jewelry to home-made soy candles …

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King Pin Community Festival

Saturday, June 10, 2017: On June 10, 2017 King Pin will be celebrating the community with live music, an all-day vendor market and great food and drinks! Raffles and giveaways! Event will be held in back lot. …

Monmouth Park

Belmont Stakes Day

Saturday, June 10, 2017: Watch and wager on the final leg of the Triple Crown. Will history be on the line? There's only one way to find out. Spend the beautiful day at Monmouth Park …

Irish Festival

47th Annual Irish Festival

Sunday, June 11, 2017: Start you day with a traditional Irish mass at 11am in the first floor of the Grandstand. Follow that with a fun-filled day of live Thoroughbred racing, Irish step dancing, …

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Yoga in the Zoo

Saturday, June 17, 2017: Join in for Yoga in the Zoo before the Zoo opens to the public. Sponsored by Its Well Yoga, all donations go directly to the animals. Info

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8th Annual Equality Walk

Saturday, June 17, 2017: Garden State Equality's 8th Annual Equality Walk will be held in Asbury Park. The event is on Saturday, June 17th. Registration starts at 10am and the walk itself steps off …



Saturday, June 17, 2017: The country's first All-Ages, All-Abilities accessible obstacle course and family fun festival! HappyFest is a mainstream obstacle course designed for people of all fitness levels and all ages, and is Autism …


Kenwood Seminar: Business Of Thoroughbreds

Saturday, June 17, 2017: A unique opportunity to "become a racehorse owner for a day", brought to you by Kenwood Racing! View morning workouts, meet leading owners, trainers, and jockeys, visit the paddock and …

Morey’s Piers

Father’s Day at Morey's Piers

Sunday, June 18, 2017: At Morey's Piers Dads ride and slide Free on Father's Day! Visit Guest Services or any ticket booth for details. Info

Absecon Lighthouse

Father's Day – Dads Climb Free

Sunday, June 18, 2017: Join Absecon Lighthouse for Father's Day! Dads Climb Free! Info

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Father's Day at Monmouth Park Racetrack

Sunday, June 18, 2017: All gentlemen receive a $2 betting voucher with paid admission as the day is spent thanking all the amazing dads out there. Treat Dad to lunch or bring a picnic and …

NJ Holidays: Father's Day

Father's Day Barbecue at Bellview Winery

Sunday, June 18, 2017: Aloha! The Bellview Winery Father’s Day Luau is coming up on June 18th! So get out your favorite Hawaiian shirt and join in as they celebrate the fathers in our lives with …

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Monmouth Park Kid's Club

Sunday, June 18, 2017: Join in on Sunday, June 18 for the first installment of the Monmouth Park Kid's Club for 2017! The Kid's Club will meet in the Breeders' Cup Garden (near Walking Ring on …

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Anatomy of a Venture Capital Term Sheet

Tuesday, June 20, 2017: McCarter & English will be discussing the key provisions of a National Venture Capital Association Series A Priced Equity Round. Included among these provisions are: Dividends, Liquidation Preference, Conversion and Anti-dilution, Right of First …

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World Giraffe Day

Wednesday, June 21, 2017: Join Cape May County Zoo for giraffe related activities and Keeper Talks to raise awareness for giraffe conservation. Info

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One Day University

Saturday, June 24, 2017: One Day University, the adult learning company that brings superstar professors from the nation’s top colleges and universities to entertain and enlighten audiences, will be at the Cape May Convention …

Sangria Scurry

Run the Vineyards Sangria Scurry

Saturday, June 24, 2017: Heading down the shore this summer? Join in for this awesome flat cross country style course as you run past vines, ponds, and through the wooded trail. Finish with a cool …


New Works Development Series - Chasing Hemingway

Monday, June 26, 2017: New Works Development Series nurtures local playwrights, while featuring professional actors, and offering patrons an intimate experience with original work in its infancy. Each reading features a fun and informative …

Friendly Fair

Manasquan Quakers 61st Annual Friendly Fair

Saturday, July 8, 2017: Every summer, for over a half century, the members of Manasquan Quaker Meeting hold an annual Friendly Fair on the second Saturday in July. Part antique market, part flea market, part …

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The Gardner’s Basin Music Series

Wednesday, July 26, 2017: The Gardner’s Basin Music Series is hosting Rob McMahon as the musical act for the July 26th concert from 5:30-7:00pm at the Gardiner's Basin in Atlantic City! Info

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Dancing with Dolphins 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017: Please join in at Dancing with Dolphins on Aug 3rd. The night includes: Dinner Auctions and Live Jazz! Info

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6th Annual Craft Beer & Crab Festival

Saturday, August 5, 2017: This all-day festival features local craft beers to wash down favorite summer picnic foods such as steamed crabs, crab cakes, steamed shrimp, pulled pork, and more. Enjoy live music all …

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

Maritime Festival

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - Sunday, June 18, 2017: Celebration of all things maritime/seashore. Artisit, crafters, merchants, authors, historians, historic displays, food, music and more. Info

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If I Ran the Zoo

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - Sunday, June 18, 2017: If I Ran the Zoo, a compelling selection of limited edition artwork from The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection, will be on display Father’s Day weekend, featuring his little-known Collection …

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Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - Sunday, July 9, 2017: Climb towers of shipping containers, rocket down a massive water slide, crawl through underground tunnels, leap over fire and experience some big new obstacles! Party with thousands of other maniacs in …

Bellview Winery

Barrel Tasting Weekend at Bellview Winery

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - Sunday, July 16, 2017: Ever wonder what your favorite wine tastes like straight out of the barrel? Are you interested in getting that wine 50% off? If so, the Bellview Winery Barrel Tasting Weekend …

Art Star Craft Bazaar

Art Star Craft Bazaar

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - Sunday, July 30, 2017: The Art Star Craft Bazaar returns to Asbury Park for the 3rd year in a row with a line-up of 50+ art and craft vendors curated by art star. The …

Renaissance Faire

36 Annual Renaissance Faire

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - Sunday, September 17, 2017: You will see World Champion Sir Shanton & the Knights of Valour joust in full combat armour on their War Horses. See Knights in hand to hand combat, Archers using …

Garden State Music Fest

The Garden State Country Music and Food Truck Festival

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017: The Garden State Country Music and Food Truck Festival at Bader Airfield in Atlantic City - Sept. 30th & Oct. 1st, 2017.  2 Stages - 20 bands - 40 truck …

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Bradley Beach Memorial Day Weekend Festival

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017: The 3 days of the festival are packed with various food and craft vendors, and tons of games and other activities for children and their families. Includes one mile of …

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Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017: On Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, Monmouth Park will have a Special Opening Time of 11am to give you a little extra time to sample from the array of trucks. …

Art Star Pop Up

Art Star Pop Up Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017: Art Star plans to bring all of their favorite handmade products to the Pop Up at Storehouse. Shoppers can expect a varieity of goods like clothing, jewelry, prints, original art, baby …

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Education Extravaganza

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - Friday, June 2, 2017: May 31- June 2, 2017 + June 12. Education Extravaganza offers innovative workshops plus entertainment for students in grades 5 through 12. This program is designed to encourage hands-on learning …

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Boy Scouts Camporee

Friday, June 9, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday. Working in partnership with the businesses and officials of Seaside Heights, the Jersey Shore Council is proud to host the Annual Seaside Heights Camporee on the …

They Call it Gravy; WE Call it Sauce

They Call it Gravy; We Call it Sauce!

Friday, June 23, 2017 - Sunday, June 25, 2017: The story follows Rosa, a second-generation Sicilian girl living in New York City. Her father is a proud, but at times, overbearingly Sicilian man who’s firmly entrenched in the only …

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Josef Kote – Drifting Away

Friday, May 26, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017: Kicking off an exciting season of art exhibitions, Ocean Galleries welcomes guest artist Josef Kote for a Memorial Day weekend show, marking his first appearance in New Jersey. Exhibit hours are …

Kite Festival

Wildwoods International Kite Festival

Friday, May 26, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017: The largest kite festival in North America featuring kite makers from around the world flying their most incredible colorful creations! Festival kicks off on Friday at 12 noon with the …

Morey’s Kids Kamp

Morey’s Kids Kamp

Monday, July 10, 2017 - Friday, July 14, 2017: Morey’s Kids Kamp is a full-day camp adventure designed for children between the ages of 6 and 12.  Sessions are one week (M – F) from 8:45 AM – 4:00 …



Friday, June 23, 2017 - Sunday, July 9, 2017: The story of Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to a small town in which, as a result of the efforts of a local minister, dancing and rock …


Cape May Music Festival

Sunday, May 28, 2017 - Thursday, June 15, 2017: Celebrating 28 years of bringing beautiful music to Cape May, the Cape May Music Festival presents classical, chamber, jazz and more each year. Info


Peter and The Starcatcher

Friday, May 12, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017: Peter and the Starcatcher is the grownup’s prequel to Peter Pan. When starcatcher-in-training, Molly, meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on the adventure of a lifetime. …

VIP Tour

“Beyond The Boards” VIP Tours

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - Wednesday, July 19, 2017: For the first time ever, Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks, located on the boardwalk of the Wildwoods, NJ will offer weekly VIP tours to guests this summer, begining the week …

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The Galleria Red Bank Farmers Market

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - Sunday, November 19, 2017: The Galleria Red Bank Farmers Market offers fresh, locally-grown produce from New Jersey's finest farmers and also showcases unique crafts and other vendors. Held in the heart of Red Bank's …

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