Welcoming Spring to the Long Beach Island Region of New Jersey is always sweet, it is even sweeter with a list of events to will brighten Easter Weekend. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce presents some favorite picks featuring Easter Weekend happenings along with member restaurant brunch and dinner offerings.
Saturday April 20 offers something for all ages to enjoy beginning with a traditional favorite, Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 5800 Long Beach Blvd in Brant Beach. To find out more information at this noon event, please contact 609 494 9477.
Spend the Day at 9th & Bay with the Easter Bunny as Schooner’s Wharf and Bay Village get ready to welcome the start of the season. Many shops will be open with their newest merchandise to welcome you into the 2019. This kid friendly event gives plenty of reason to enjoy the day, photo opps with the bunny begin at 1pm.
On April 20, the Surflight Theatre’s Show Place Ice Cream Parlour hosts Tea & Songs with the Easter Bunny at 11am. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased through Surflight Box Office or online at www.surflight.org. Children of all ages can enjoy tea and sweets with the Easter Bunny, a magical princess, and their entertaining friends. This interactive day will include songs, dancing and fun. To continue the day with children events, a performance of Alexander and the Terrible Horrible Day Musical will take place at 1pm in the Surflight Theatre. A special $25 combined ticket is available to include Easter Tea or $12 for the play alone. All proceeds benefit Surflight Theatre’s Education Programs and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Fantasy Island hosts their Online and at Arcade Counter Spring Half Price Sale for the rides in time to fill Easter Baskets. Purchase from their website www.fantasyislandpark.com or stop into the arcade during our normal hours of operation and save on shipping.
Restaurants ready to serve a memorable Easter feast include The Gables, Engleside Inn, Delaware Oyster House, Plantation Restaurant, Shore Fire Grille and Buckalews. For a complete line up of Easter dining options including brunches and dinners visit HERE.
Looking to plan a festive event anytime of the year? Head to LBI for the 11th annual Wedding Road Show & Party Planning Tour the following Sunday on April 28. For more info on everything that is happening go to www.visitLBIregion.com, stop into their visitor center at 265 W Ninth Street in Ship Bottom every Monday through Friday 10 to 4pm, or call 609 494 7211. Follow on social as @lbiregion or @southernoceanchamber for updates and specials happening around the holiday and spring break.