Find Your Favorite Jersey Firsts…
Celebrating National Jersey Day each July 27 represents the day the Garden State joined the union. We were technically the third state to do so, but there are many NJ firsts that can be celebrated, we have paired some fabulous firsts with some local favorites to help plan your Jersey Day anytime you like
Cheers to that, NJ was home to the first brewery opened in America back in 1642. Check out our Southern Ocean Made local brewers to raise a glass to a true Jersey Tradition.
New Jersey was first to play ball with the first organized baseball game in 1846. Spend some time with our home team the Jersey Shore BlueClaws.
The first national historic park in America was established in 1933, check out our iconic Barnegat Light State Park.
The first airplane passenger flight flew from New York to Atlantic City in 1919, ride the blue skies by making a reservation on Jersey Shore Air Adventure’s bi plane.
The first saltwater taffy was produced at the Jersey shore in the 1870s, check out the flavors in Country Kettle Fudge.
The first cultivated blueberries were marketed by Elizabeth White back in 1916, but Jersey Fresh produce abounds at great farm and produce stands right in our own backyard.