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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Ed Vezinho/Jim Ward Big Band

Wednesday, March 1, 2017: The Ed Vezinho/Jim Ward Big Band is comprised of some of Atlantic City’s finest showroom musicians. Join them as they present the music of Stockton’s own Jazz Composer In-Residence, Ed Vezinho. Combining …

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2017 Women In Business Conference

Thursday, March 2, 2017: Network with female colleagues and potential clients.  Enhance personal and professional business skills through informative seminars.  Celebrate working women during March, National Women’s History Month. Info

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Life Size Clue

Friday, March 3, 2017: Play a game of life size Clue & figure out whodunit! Suggested for ages 10-14. Registration required (609) 927-8664. Info

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Joan Calabrese Trunk Show

Saturday, March 4, 2017: Always expect the exceptional at Pitti Bimi; March 4th is no different with their trunk show with Joan Calabrese. Trunk Show featuring world renown dresses for Communion, Marching and Special Occasion …

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Celebrate Dr. Suess’s Birthday

Saturday, March 4, 2017: Bring your favorite book and share it during story times with the Cat in the Hat at 2:00, 3:00, and 4:30pm.  Enjoy crafts too!  All ages.  Included with admission. Info

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A Murder Mystery Dinner at Tomasello Winery

Saturday, March 4, 2017: Come to the quintessential whodunit thriller. Enjoy a delicious dinner and solve a murder...! Info

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Belmar St Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 5, 2017: In 1974, for the first time, men and women of the Jersey Shore joined together and marched up Main Street in honor of Saint Patrick. Formed and led by the …


Make Your Own Groggers

Sunday, March 5, 2017: Make Your Own Purim Grogger for children ages 4 to 6 years old (when accompanied by an adult) and ages 7 to 15 years old.  Admission is $10.00 per child …

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Last of the Red Hot Lovers

Wednesday, March 8, 2017: America in the 1960s, an era that encouraged love, was populated by “Mad Men” and “Mod Women” trying to navigate the new normal. In this freshly conceived production of Neil …

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Monmouth Museum Family Concert

Friday, March 10, 2017: The Jungle Gym Jam really shines, seeking first to delight, entertain and make emotional connections, and then occasionally slip in a little scientific learning or a vital message about living …

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North Wildwood's St Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 11, 2017: Ceremony will begin on the front steps of North Wildwood City Hall at 11:30 am. A festive parade will begin at noon. Participants include VFW Color Guard, Vietnam Veterans of …

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Ocean County St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 11, 2017: The annual Ocean County St. Patrick’s Day parade in Seaside Heights is a Jersey Shore tradition not to be missed! It starts at noon on the Boulevard at J Street …

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St. Patrick's Day at Knife & Fork Inn

Saturday, March 11, 2017: The Saint Patrick's Day Parade ends at Knife and Fork Inn, so stop in for some corned beef sliders and kobe sliders with guinness cheddar and celebrate the Irish in …

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Tech Fest 7

Saturday, March 11, 2017: See some of NJ's finest talent as well as up-and-coming artists on the same bill. Students on the Tech Fest crew providie professional-quality concert sound, lighting, and production for all …

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The AC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 11, 2017: The AC St. Patrick’s Day parade starts at 1 p.m. on the boardwalk in front of Revel, then continues south along the length of the boardwalk to Albany Ave. Info

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Sea Isle City's Saint Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration

Saturday, March 11, 2017: The annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade is always a favorite, thanks to many shamrock-clad enthusiasts - and plenty "Wearin' of the Green." Info

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St. Patrick’s Day in the 1830s

Sunday, March 12, 2017: Tensions are rising in Allaire Village as the Celebration of St. Patrick’s Day approaches. The Irish immigrants are facing opposition from the other works. The English and French workers don’t …

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FBAC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 12, 2017: Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 12PM. Parade Grand Marshall: Jerry Martin. 1:30PM: After Party with Pat Roddy Band at The Freehold Elks Lodge 1454. Info

Asbury Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Asbury Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 12, 2017: Join in for the 4th Annual Asbury Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade - March 12, 2017. Parade steps off at 1:00pm at 5th Avenue & Ocean Avenue.This parade has picked up …

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Paint the Pony Purple

Sunday, March 12, 2017: The Epilepsy Foundation of NJ is holding a fundraiser called Paint the Pony Purple on March 12th, 2017 from 1-5pm at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park. It includes live …

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Rumson St Patrick's Parade and Festival

Sunday, March 12, 2017: This event is more than a parade. It features 8 bag pipe bands, floats, marching bands, Irish Step Dancers, traditional Irish food, antique and classic cars, novelty acts, veteran groups …

Steven Blush

New York Rock and the Jewish Tradition

Sunday, March 12, 2017: Steven Blush has written three books on the subject of Rock. Blush wrote and produced the American Hardcore documentary film, (Sony Picture Classics, 2006). His talk will focus on his …

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Traditional Jazz

Sunday, March 12, 2017: “Midiri Bros Traditional Jazz” featuring Joe Midiri on clarinet, Paul Midiri on vibes & trombone, Jim Lawlor drums, Jack Hegyl bass, Pat Mercuri guitar. One of the top Traditional Jazz …

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Irish I Had Another Glass of Wine Friday!

Friday, March 17, 2017: Get your Irish on....They will be open Friday night for Happy Hour Friday from 5:30 to 8:00pm to celebrate St. Patty's Day.  Serving up finger sandwich Corned Beef and Cabbage …

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Highlands St. Patrick’s Parade

Saturday, March 18, 2017: The Highlands Business Partnership is proud to present the 15th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Nearly 100 marching units including bagpipers, marching …

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Jersey Shore Comics & Cosplay Show

Sunday, March 19, 2017:   Join in for a great day of family entertainment at the "Biggest Little Con on the East Coast." They will be featuring *STAR* guests, an Artist Lounge with your favorite artists, …

Rabbi Brooks Susman

Is There Morality Only When There Are Witnesses?

Sunday, March 19, 2017: Rabbi Dr. Brooks R. Susman will offer a talk entitled, Is There Morality Only When There Are Witnesses?  He will discuss the questions: Are we only moral when someone is looking? …

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Schnittke and Brahms

Sunday, March 19, 2017: St. Petersburg native Lydia Frumkin brings her tremendous pianism and deep commitment to this harrowing and shimmering lyrical work of beauty and dissidence. A similar mood ushers in Brahms stirring …


34th Annual Restaurant Gala

Thursday, March 23, 2017: Join in at the beautiful Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center to dine on amazing appetizers made by the future chefs of the Academy of Culinary Arts, gourmet dinner selections from over 40 …

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The Byrne Family Irish Show

Friday, March 24, 2017: The Byrne Brothers started doing traditional Irish shows with their dad, Tommy, when they were just wee lads. Now they are going from strength to strength with their own unique …

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Keyport St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 25, 2017: The parade will have the same route as last year. Beginning at St. Joseph’s Church on Maple Place, the parade will move over West Fourth Street and continue on Maple …

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Irish Night with Country & Bluegrass Music Show

Saturday, March 25, 2017: This annual Irish celebration presents a variety of entertainment featuring the "Irish Greeter" with lucky "Gold Coins" (Chocolate) for All! Live music and entertainment with the Devrin Academy "Step Dancers"!, …

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Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live

Sunday, March 26, 2017: You’ll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their …

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Glen Burtnik's Summer of Love Concert

Friday, March 31, 2017: A Tribute to the Music of the Woodstock Generation will be Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love - 1967, focusing on musical highlights of that year. Relive the …

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Hops Trot 5k Run

Saturday, April 1, 2017: The 5k with flavor! In 2016, they had a crazy idea. A 5k with flavor. Those flavors... Beer! This 5K Run will send racers around town to some of Atlantic City’s favorite …

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Salt Creek Grille’s Annual Wine & Martini Tasting

Thursday, April 6, 2017: The Salt Creek Grille’s 14th Annual Wine & Martini Tasting Fundraiser will benefit 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc., a not-for-profit organization providing services to individuals and their families affected by …

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The Arc of Monmouth's Walk & 5K

Saturday, April 8, 2017: Step up for The Arc of Monmouth and race for the finish line, or grab your friends and family and enjoy an exciting walk with a view. You don’t want …


The Great Jersey Shore Burger Contest and Craft Beer Fest

Saturday, April 15, 2017: JSRW and Bar A are teaming up again for this fantastic event. Taste the Shore's best burgers and sip amazing craft beers. New this year! "Two Buck Shuck" Oyster Bar …

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Easter Brunch at The Flanders Hotel

Sunday, April 16, 2017: Welcome Springtime with The Flanders Hotel's annual Easter Day Brunch on Sunday, April 16th! The Brunch will be served from 10:00am to 2:00pm in their elegant ballrooms. There will be a special visit …

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Easter Brunch at The Spring Lake Manor

Sunday, April 16, 2017: Fresh Baked Breakfast Pastries, 8 Chafing Dishes, Carving Station, Omelet Station and Much More! Info

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The Spring Lake Manor's Easter Dinner

Sunday, April 16, 2017: Three Course Dinner with an excellent array of choices. Reservations are required with a credit card. Info

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Chef's Invitational

Thursday, April 20, 2017: The Chef's Invitational is back to kick-off Jersey Shore Restaurant Week on Thursday, April 20. They've invited top Jersey Shore chef's to come together on one night to cook their …


"Bourbon, Bacon and Bluegrass"

Saturday, April 22, 2017: This event offers you three things everyone loves; bourbon, bacon and bluegrass. Sip samples of amazing bourbons, taste fantastic bacon treats and enjoy the Shore's top bluegrass band. Kennedy Park outside, …

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Earth Day Festival

Sunday, April 23, 2017: Join in for the 27th Annual Earth Day Festival! Free Seedlings Giveaway, Recycled Art Contest Artwork, Crafters/Vendors, Meet and take photos with the Mascot Supercan an much more! Info

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Green Gold

Thursday, April 27, 2017: 4JG's is pairing up with Sickles Market for a night of olive oil and wine!  Have you ever wondered what makes olive oil "Extra Virgin?"  What in the world is …


Cattus Island Nature Festival

Saturday, April 29, 2017: Join in at Cattus Island County Park for the Cattus Island Nature Festival. This year, they celebrate 37 years of connecting the community with Nature! Enjoy Crafts, Seining, Kayak Tours, Nature Walks, …

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Red Bank International Beer, Wine & Food Fest

Sunday, April 30, 2017: This street festival (the first one of the year) is a great time for one and all and features international food from Red Bank's great restaurants, international beer & wine, …

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Cinco de Mayo Festival at Bellview Winery

Friday, May 5, 2017: Great food, dancing, and carafes of sangria… It must be the Cinco de Mayo festival at Bellview Winery! Savor the taste of delicious Mexican cuisine with either of their festive sangria …

Truckerton Food Truck & Brew Fest

TRUCKerton Food Truck & Brew Fest

Saturday, May 6, 2017: Tuckerton’s top food truck event is returning for the fourth consecutive year! This year’s fest will be held on Saturday, May 6th from 11am-6pm, with a rain date of Sunday, …

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Run for the Animals 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017: This is a 5K Race on Saturday, May 13 at 9:00 am (Registration/Packet Pickup begins @ 7:30). The Marine Mammal Stranding Center has responded to over 4,800 strandings of whales, dolphins, seals …

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Mary’s Place by the Sea 6th Annual Walk-A-Thon

Saturday, May 20, 2017: Mary’s Place by the Sea is pleased to announce its 6th Annual Walk-A-Thon! Please join in walking to help women with cancer heal: mind, body and soul. Free food and beverages …

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 …

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 …

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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

Concert of Dance

A Concert of Dance

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - Sunday, March 5, 2017: Stockton Dance Company brings together national and international artists to present an exciting evening of dance. This mixed repertory performance promises a little something for everyone! March 2 –  March …

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St. Patty's Day Weekend

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Sunday, March 19, 2017: Celebrate the Luck of the Irish with something better than green beer! Celebrate Saint Patty's Day weekend at 4JG'a with food and fun....and of course, their award-winning wines.  Potato soup …


AC Beer & Music Festival

Friday, March 31, 2017 - Saturday, April 1, 2017: The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival is coming back to the Atlantic City Convention Center March 31st through April 1st for another year of craft beer, headlining music acts …


Dandelion Wine at Bellview Winery

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - Sunday, April 9, 2017: The release of 2016 Dandelion Wine at Bellview Winery! On April 8th and 9th, flights of past Dandelion vintages will be available so you can experience the aging process of …


Spring in Tuckahoe Craftsmen & Home Event

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - Sunday, April 9, 2017: This two-day event will feature an Art & Craft Show, Spring Home Event and networking companies all under one roof. Over 80 vendors are expected to participate over the course …

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Spring is in the Wine!

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - Sunday, April 9, 2017: Wine Tasting & Pairing is $10 per person, 21 and older. Tastings include 7 samples of their nationally award-winning wines in a souvenir etched 4JG's Vineyard wine glass. Info

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Waretown Spring Wine Festival

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - Sunday, April 23, 2017: On Saturday, April 22 through Sunday, April 23, festival goers can sample wines from a nice variety of award-winning Garden State wineries. In addition to wine tastings, there will also …

Walk MS

Walk MS

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - Sunday, April 30, 2017: Walk to creat a world free of MS. Ending multiple sclerosis for good will take all of us. See website to find a NJ location near you.

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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 …

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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Gears Pro Circuit Atlantic City

Friday, March 31, 2017 - Sunday, April 2, 2017: This 48+ team event welcomes both amateur and professional Gears of War 4 players. Spectators can watch the top teams play on the main stage in the Circus Maximus theatre and …


Monmouth County Home Show at the Shore

Friday, April 28, 2017 - Sunday, April 30, 2017: Convention Hall will be filled with the area's leading Home Improvement contractors eager to give you information on their latest services and products to meet your Home Construction, remodeling and …

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2017 Jersey Shore Festival

Friday, May 19, 2017 - Sunday, May 21, 2017: The Jersey Shore Festival is a free admission music and arts festival that kicks off the summer festival season at the Jersey Shore. With performances by over 350 artists from …

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Atlantic City Restaurant Week!

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - Friday, March 10, 2017: With a full 3-course menu for just $35.17, Atlantic City Restaurant Week is hugely popular! So popular that Knife and Fork Inn has added special hours. Restaurant Week lunch--a 3-course …


Bacon Week @ Tropicana Atlantic City

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - Saturday, March 25, 2017: Atlantic City’s premier bacon event is back by popular demand. Indulge in unique bacon dishes including bacon cocktails, desserts, and more. Bite into a super half pound BLT, savor a …


Seussical at the Spring Lake Theatre

Friday, February 17, 2017 - Saturday, March 4, 2017: Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters collide and cavort in this unforgettable musical caper. This wonderful production is guaranteed to make your heart smile, your feet happy and the entire world seem …

In The Heights

In The Heights

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Sunday, March 26, 2017: Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the composer of Hamilton, In The Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant bario in New York's Washington Heights, a place where the coffee from …


Godspell at the Spring Lake Theatre

Friday, March 24, 2017 - Saturday, April 8, 2017: In Godspell, the Gospel according to Matthew is presented in modern-day setting.  This musical is based around a small group of friends coming together to understand love and ultimately, loss. …