Gear up for A Grand Fourth

The Fourth of July weekend brings even more to celebrate as the restrictions lift and the LBI Ferry sets sail for the season.

Get into the swing of summer, as the Long Beach Island Region outdoor amusement parks, water parks, playgrounds and arcades open up July 2 to help you beat the heat. Museums are also allowed to reopen at 25 % capacity. Social Distancing is still in effect, so rules to reopening does limit capacity. Pick up Passport to LBI to learn about local heritage at our Visitor Center window.

Fantasy Island Amusement Park outdoor amusements, including rides and Boardwalk Games will open daily beginning Thursday, July 2 from 4pm-11pm.

Thundering Surf Water Park opens its summer season at 930 am on July 2 . Visit their golf courses today, open Mon- Thur 10:30am to 10pm. Fri & Sat 10:30am to 11pm. Sun 10:30am to 10pm.

Escape Room LBI and Show Place Ice Cream Parlour will also add some excitement to your holiday! Outdoor boating and other activities will help you cool off , including a ride from Tuckerton Seaport to the Beach Haven Municipal Dock on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. Find ferry reservation information here!

Also available is the region’s Surf & Sip Brew Trail for those over 21 looking for local craft breweries. Outdoor dining options abound under color umbrellas, tents and sun shades, make a reservation or plan a take out order at your favorite eatery.

Plan your stay, day trip or quick trip to celebrate safely!