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The sun, surf, and Santa?

Summer is in full swing, but the countdown for the holidays has already begun. Many visitors can enjoy the best of both with our members as they prepare for Christmas in July.

Christmas in July promotions range from showcases, products sales and parties. Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has keeps a “nice” list of the many options that are offered surrounding July 25th.

Rock around the Christmas tree this summer with:

Christmas in July Week at Sea Pirate Campground – 145 Main Street (Rt 9) West Creek – July 15-21 with special Christmas party featuring live music on the pool deck Saturday afternoon July 21. The Christmas party begins Saturday evening with a hayride around the campground. Keep your eyes open and maybe you will see Santa driving around the campground. There will be a DJ and cookies on the pool deck.

Breakers Kitchen & Tap – 537 Rt 9, Waretown – Christmas In July Sip & Shop Night from 6-9pm on July 25.  Enjoy holiday drink specials , Photoboth, Kids Boutique along with vendor fair to begin shopping early for yourself or others. Event details here.

The Haymarket 2120 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom – Guess the number of Christmas lights to win a $25 gift certificate!

Yuletide Christmas Shop – Schooner’s Wharf – 325 Ninth Street, Beach Haven – will continue their Christmas in July Sale 7/20 through 7/25. The new Glass Barnegat Lighthouse 20% OFF in store only. Handcrafted in Poland.  10am-10pm daily

Terrace Tavern – 13201 Long Beach Blvd., Beach Haven Terrace – Celebrate Xmas early with their annual Christmas in July on Thursday July 25. Starting at 9pm, come out for their 17th Annual food drive for prizes program.  Every canned good receives a raffle ticket to win lots of amazing prizes such as concert tickets, sporting event tickets, grills, umbrellas, gift cards, t-shirts, and more! All food is donated to Fulfill NJ

Fantasy Island – 320 7th Street, Beach Haven – has a Magician Joe Holiday performing his special brand of street magic with showtimes at 7, 730, 815 and 845 pm. Catch Joe through July 25

Come to SwellColors – 1715 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City – Visit the Studio on July 25th and make 2 fused glass ornaments for $50.  $1 donation to the Friends of the Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter for every paw print ornament sold in July.

The WooHoo – 211 S. Bay Ave, Beach Haven – will add a featured flavor of White Chocolate Peppermint Chunk called “Santa’s On Vacation” to their menu. It will be available starting July 25 until sold out!

Bywatyr Shop – 13001 Long Beach Blvd, Beach Haven Crest –  is running a week long promotion! Stop in between July 18 – 25 and guess the amount of shells in a jar to win a $25 gift certificate. On July 25, receive a free shell ornament with every purchase.

Ann Coen Photography Studio – 1418 Long Beach Blvd., Surf City – Running for the week of July 21 – July 27, there will be Christmas cards with local LBI images available to buy or to special order for the holidays. Mini sessions will be available to book for $150

Skipper Dipper – 9305 Long Beach Blvd., Beach Haven – offering TWO special flavors for the entire month! Gingerbread Soft Serve and Peppermint Soft Serve with red and white sprinkles.

ManaFirkin Brewing Co. – 450 East Bay Avenue, Suite #2, Manahawkin – Friday, July 19, cut the sleeves off your ugly sweaters, hang the mistletoe from the hammock, Christmas is coming twice this year. We’ll have Chuck D playing the hits along with some Christmas favorites from 6-9. It’s going to be a Merry Firkin Christmas, in July!

Sweet Melissa Goodness – 1102 North Bay Ave, Beach Haven – offering a Candy Cane Cookie Frappe.

Pine Cone Too – 980 Radio Road, Little Egg Harbor – will be offering a delicious and refreshing Peppermint Patty Milkshake.

The Mainland – 151 Rt 72 East, Manahawkin will be offering several cool promotions to celebrate Christmas in July.

The Mainland Adventure Park: Offer Available 7/17-7/25

  • BOGO – Buy One Get One for Go Kart
  • Buy a $100 Gift Card for Rope Course, Get 2 Go Kart Rides FREE
The Mainland Kitchen & Pub: Offer Valid for Purchase on 7/25 ONLY
  • Buy $50 Gift Card get $10 Gift Card FREE
  • Buy $100 Gift Card get $20 Gift Card FREE
The Mainland Holiday Inn:  Offer Valid 7/17- 7/25
Book a Holiday Party any Sun-Thursday in December or January and receive a FREE champagne toast with hors d’oeuvre to kick off the party.  Contract must be signed by 7/31/2019.  Please contact Austin Stark @ 609-481-6100 for more details.

Prefer to celebrate the season in the cold weather? The Southern Ocean Chamber is a proud sponsor of the annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade which is happening December 7, 2019. The organization also promotes holiday related business and events with their Holidays Redefined Campaign that is launched each year with Shop Small Saturday.

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