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Dining Options, Events, and Sales beginning Shop Small Saturday and running through New Year’s Day!

Ann Coen Photography 1418 Long Beach Blvd., Surf City – Large and small gifts available for the holiday season, Local artists work available for purchase with gift items ranging from stocking stuffers to custom canvases! Complimentary seasonal refreshments. Holiday Specials available! Hours 10am-4pm

Artifacts & Company – 100 N. Bay Ave., Beach Haven –  light bites, coffee bar, and plenty of shopping. 10am – 6pm

Beach House Spa – 614 N. Long Beach Blvd., Surf City – Service Gift Card and boutique sales happening. Gift Baskets and Stocking Stuffers available

ByWater Shop  13001 Long Beach Blvd., Beach Haven Terrace – Great deals on holiday merchandise, and LBI themed decorations. Drop in for Free shell ornament workshop  Open 10-5pm

Chick’s LBI Shop – Bay Village, Beach Haven.  End of the Season & Holiday Sales. 11-4  Friday – Monday.

Cluck’n Crabs  857 Mill Creek Road, Manahawkin 609.488.2013  Platters of 12 mini crab cakes for $48

Creperie de la Mer – 126 N. Bay Ave., Beach Haven. Open regular hours Wednesday – Sunday 9am – 2pm
Receive a free French press coffee or tea, hot or iced, with the purchase of sweet or savory crepe. (must mention this promotion) 

Delaware Avenue Oyster House  13211 Long Beach Blvd., Beach Haven Terrace – Wine and mixer Gift Baskets and gift certificate specials & Pop Up Shop

Every Bloomin’ Thing 9 Lacey Road, Forked River 609.693.6969 Free Delivery! A gift to all our loyal customers – for the month of December all orders placed on our Website have free delivery!

Farias Surf and Sport  2800 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom- Open 10am – 6pm daily

Five 0 Six Boutique  506 N. Long Beach Blvd., Surf City – December 8 -Holly Jolly Holiday Market featuring local vendors, musicians, food, drink. Free gift wrapping from 11/24 – 12/24

The Gables  2112 Centre St, Beach Haven – open through January 1, including Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and New Years Eve

THE GOOD LIFE Boutique 2200 Long Beach Blvd Surf City – Open Thursdays – Mondays
Nov 30 – Dec 3 – Holiday Freida Rothman Trunk Show!! We have so many beautiful pieces! Arm, finger, neck candy!! We are open Thursday thru Monday and have all of the new jewelry out and ready for you to try on!!

The Haymarket 2120 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom – Gift certificate giveaway contest and free gift wrapping. Open daily between Thanksgiving & Christmas

The Local Market & Kitchen 604 Central Ave., Ship Bottom – Gift baskets, catering, gift certificates and more. Sip & Knit 12/13 6pm– Sip & Knit an INFINITY SCARF at The Local with Chloe from Little Thinks! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED $40  email [email protected] to RSVP

Long Beach Island Foundation  120 Long Beach Blvd.,  Loveladies – Holiday Market Festival 10am to 6pm – exhibiting handmade crafts, art, and treasures by local artists – perfect for starting your holiday shopping! Additionally, LBIF will be offering food and fun including outdoor vendors, food trucks, beer and fire pits.

Jetty Flagship 509 N. Main Street, Manahawkin – Exclusive deals on Black Friday at the Flagship Store remains open all weekend.  Jetty holiday hours M-F 11am – 6pm, Sat 10am – 6pm, Sun 11am – 5pm.

Kindred Spirit 133 N. Main Street (Rt 9), Manahawkin – Between 10am – 2pm Click to Spin, to find out your discount. One Spin per customer. Buy one Gift Certificate at regular price, and Get one, of equal or lesser value up to 50% off. All sales final. Cannot be combined with any other offer. No rain checks. No refunds, or exchanges. Cash & Credit Card payments only. Light refreshments will be served, while supplies last. See Spa for additional details. Subject to change. Additional parking next door at the Library, or across the street.

Oyster Creek Brewing 529 Rt 9, Unit 5, Waretown – Hoodies have arrived! Just in time for the holidays! Stop in and grab one for that Oyster Creek Brewing fan in your family or just as a present to yourself. December is full of discounts! *Every Friday $5 pints/10oz pours 5-6:30
*All tee shirts 10% off  *Buy a $50 gift card, receive a $10 gift card for free! *Generator VIP membership $175 includes the month of December! Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 12-9pm,  Sunday 12-6pm

Reynolds Garden Shop  201 East Bay Ave., Manahawkin – Annual Open House, a day of shopping and hands on activities Store wide sales and gift wrapping available at no charge.
Once again this year you can help to spread the joy of the holiday season by sponsoring a local child in need through Reynolds’ Giving Tree Toy Drive. Those interested can select an ornament (theirs to keep) from the Shop’s Giving Tree (will be up on December 1) which anonymously represents a local boy or girl. Participants are asked to purchase a gift for their designated child to be returned to the Shop by December 15th. Call 609-597-6099 for more information. Holiday Centerpiece Workshop – Saturday, December 15  Create your own holiday centerpiece arrangement for your dining room table or buffet serving area with our designer Heather.  A colorful display of seasonal flowers, greenery and ornaments will make your centerpiece truly unique.  10 am or 2 pm,  $35 materials fee.  Registration Required.  Enter to Win a $100 Clothing Gift Card – Saturday, December 15  Need something new to wear to all those holiday events? We’ve got fabulous apparel to choose from at the Floral Market and a chance for you to win a $100 gift card with a purchase of $50. Don’t miss your chance, stop by the shop and enter to win!  Christmas Eve Hours – Monday, December 24  For those last minute gift purchases Reynolds will be open until 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Happy Holidays to everyone!  Famous After-Christmas Sale beginning December 26 Doors open at 9 a.m.!  A do not miss event- Reynolds’ famous After-Christmas sale!  You can use your gift cards and take advantage of great deals – or stock-up on items for next year.  There will be 50% OFF all Holiday merchandise. Mark your calendars now! New Year’s Eve Hours – Monday, December 31 To be sure you have what you’ll need for your New Year’s Eve celebrations- host/hostess gifts, gourmet shop items, etc.- Reynolds will be open until 2 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. 

Shore Brake Cyclery  3801 Long Beach Blvd., Beach Haven – Special pricing on select bicycles.

South End Surf & Paddle 220 South Bay Ave., Beach Haven – Shop special deals on stand up paddle boards and accessories. Friday – Sun 10am – 5pm

The Spiritual Gift Shoppe – 1064 S. Main Street 2B, West Creek  609.290.7218 – call for hours.

Surf City Hotel – Restaurant & Bar Open until December 16. Thursday from 5pm. Friday & Sunday from 3pm. Saturday at Noon. Entertainment schedule available:

Surflight Theatre – 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven
Offering 10% discount on Surflight Apparel, the SAVING RADIO CITY book and the Broadway CD. Also, Gift Certificates are available and our new season will be announced.

Swell Colors – 1715 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City  Sat 11/25 10am – 6pm  AND SwellColors North – Historic Viking Village, Barnegat Light Sat 11/25 10am – 5pm

Things A Drift– 406 Long Beach Blvd., Ship Bottom 609.361.1668  Holiday Hours Friday – Monday 11am – 4pm
Throughout the season 11/24 – 12/17 Saturdays Pop Up designer events and trunk shows of handmade jewelry. cards, and unique nautical gifts, book signings, tastings, demonstrations, and more! Sundays Pop Up unique shopping and classes. Create your own coastal holiday ornaments, frameable sea glass art, or sea glass necklace. Fees required for jewelry classes

The Tuckerton Seaport  120 West Main Street (Rt 9), Tuckerton – Gift Shop open 9 to 5pm. Spend $20 or more and spin their prize wheel. Wood Carving Classes also scheduled for Carve a Tree or Santa

The Union Market and Gallery  120 West Main Street, Tuckerton – Inside, our gallery features a handmade boutique that is shoppable all year long!

Yuletide – 325 Ninth Street, Beach Haven 609.389.9612  11am – 4pm daily through New Year’s Eve. Yuletide Carols Being Sung by a Choir 12/15 – 1pm Please join us and the talented singers of Stafford Township Intermediate School’s B-Naturals Choir under the direction of Tracey Tylicki. This is sure to be an afternoon of fun, festivities and Holiday favorites!


Beach Haven Terrace – Delaware Avenue Oyster House
Beach Haven – BuckalewsCreperie de la MerThe Gables,  Spice It Up,  Tucker’s Tavern
Ship Bottom –   The Arlington , Bisque,  The GatewayThe Greenhouse Cafe,  The Local Market & Kitchen
Surf City – Surf City Hotel

Non Profit Events
David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation hosting Breakfast with Santa – TGI Friday’s 601 Washington Ave., Manahawkin – There will be special guest appearances from the one and only Santa Claus! $10.00 includes one order of pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee and soft drink.  We will also be collecting gifts to be distributed to families in need through DDBCF & Stafford Twp. PBA Local 297.

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Events and Shows
Lizzie Rose Music Room – concerts through the holiday season!

South End Surf N Paddle 220 S Bay Avenue Beach Haven. Free Ukulele Lessons from 1- 4 pm , have some holiday good cheer with us and take a free ukulele lesson. Maybe even learn a holiday song on a uke! Ukes are available for loan, first come-first served. All are welcome. Bring the kids!

Stafford Twp Arts Center -Tickets available online. Forever Plaid presents “Plaid Tidings” Friday 12/7 at 7pm,  Saturday 12/8 at 7pm and Sunday 12/9 at 3pm.

Surflight Theatre – 201 Engleside Ave., Beach Haven 609.492.9477  Gift certificates available to all events and the 2019 season, including the Showplace Ice Cream Parlour.
Elf The Musical 12/5 – 12/16  $39 Adults, $29 Children 12 and under. Elf The Musical is a modern day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their “inner-elf.” After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear. Songs include:  “Sparklejollytwinklejingly”, “I’ll Believe in You”, and “A Christmas Song.  New Years Eve Bash and Bubbly with Shorty Long & The Jersey Horns 12/31 2 shows 5pm and 8pm $39.50 per person.  Ring in the New Year with your favorite tunes, good company, some bubbly. Cheers!

Lighthouse International Film Screening at Buckelews 101 N. Bay. Ave., Beach Haven – Hello Girls December 7, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Filmmaker Jim Theres’ has created a one-hour documentary about the American telephone switchboard operators who served in the Army Signal Corps during World War I to shine a spotlight on a group of brave, selfless women whose story was lost and service was unrecognized.