With July 4 falling on a Thursday, there are many events surrounding the holiday. Whether you are pregaming the weekend before or staying right through, there is something happening in every corner of our region. You may want to start with our The award winning Surf and Sip Brew Trail itinerary which is available for those over 21 and is on the Untappd app as a verified venue. For families this is the perfect time to pick up a Passport to LBI for a fun, educational experience during the stay. The members of the Chamber and the surrounding communities wish everyone a safe and happy summer and hope you can sample our unique beach culture this upcoming Independence Celebration:
June 29 Albert Music Hall Ladies of Country and Bluegrass Music Show 131 Wells Mills Road Waretown beginning at 730pm $5 per adult children $1
July 1 Free Concert Jimmy Brogan Band 530-730pm at Bayview Park 805 Long Beach Blvd
July 2 Free Concert B Street Band 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Bayview Park 805 Long Beach Blvd
July 5 Roomful of Blues performs 8-11pm at Lizzie Rose Music Room 217 E Main St Tuckerton for tickets lizzierosemusic.com
July 6 Chevy Lopez at Bird & Bettys 1030PM 529 Dock Road Beach Haven
July 7 TJP 6pm featuring jazz arrangements from artists such as Led Zepplin, Aerosmith and Blind Faith 6pm tickets available at at LBI Foundation 120 Long Beach Blvd Loveladies
July 8 Tapestry, The Carole King Songbook at 530 and 8pm at Surflight Theatre, for tickets go to surflight.org
July 8 Free Concert Dan Brown & Empaths 530-730pm Bayview Park 805 Long Beach Blvd
Events & Outings
July 3 – 6 to 8pm 4th of July Cake Decorating Class $30 per person at A Sweet Memory
July 3 – 4th of July Eve Party at the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club. 10pm – 2am. Sneak Attack will be playing poolside AT NIGHT. DJ Andy Riviera will be inside the club, DJ Scotty Knows outside between band sets!
July 5 – 730 – 930pm Fire Pit Fridays at 68th St Beach Long Beach Township
July 4 – Ride to the Lighthouse. 9am Starting point Shore Brake Cyclery
July 4 – Annual 5th Street 4th of July parade, starting at 6:00pm in the 300 block of North 5th Street in Surf City.
July 4 – Unlimited Rides All Day 3pm to 11pm for $30 per rider at Fantasy Island
July 5 – Unlimited Rides 3-7pm, just $20 per rider at Fantasy Island Amusement Park in Beach Haven
July 6 – Celebrate Ron Jon’s 60th Anniversary in Shop Bottom (801 Central Ave) from 11 AM to 1 PM. Enjoy giveaways, sales, and your chance to win awesome B985 swag/prizes!
Live Theater Performances:
July 3, 5 & 7 Surflight Children Theatre presents The Little Mermaid 6pm
June 27-July 13 Surflight Theatre Mainstage presents FLASHDANCE for times and tickets go to surflight.org or contact box office at 609 492 9477 201 Engleside Ave Beach Haven
Festivals & Fireworks:
June 29 – The Vintage Automobile Museum of New Jersey will be displaying beautiful antique and vintage cars at the Forked River Presbyterian Church 131 N. Main Street (Rt9) Forked River from 8am to 2pm. Bring the family and enjoy!
July 3 Fireworks at Dusk Barnegat Township Municpal Dock with free 7pm Concert
July 3 – Lacey Township – Join us for our annual Independence Celebration and Firework show Festivities start at 7:30pm at Lacey Twp High School. Fireworks start at dusk.
July 3 – Fireworks at the Lakewood Blue Claws. Celebrate the birth of the nation, capped off by the biggest fireworks show of the year! Purchase tickets here.
July 4 Foodtrucks & Fireworks Tuckerton Seaport, 120 W. Main St 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
4th of July Fireworks Beach Haven Bay Front Fireworks Taylor Avenue & 9th Street 8pm
July 4 – YULETIDE Meet Santa at Christmas in July at Schooners Wharf Beach Haven 7-9pm
July 4 – Fireworks at Bay Village Beach Haven 830pm – 10pm
July 4 – Fireworks Night Cruise on Miss Barnegat Light
July 6 & 7th Annual Summer Block Party Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company No.1 Station 8am-5pm , 21st Street & Central Avenue Ship Bottom. Children’s activities, live music and plenty of food!
July 6 & 7 TRUCKerton with a Side of Bacon at Tuckerton Seapoart 11am to 6pm on Saturday and 11 to 5pm on Sunday
July 6th – Craft Day by the Bay 2018 Sunset Park West Salem Avenue, Harvey Cedars from 10 am- 4 pm
July 10 Barnegat Bay Day hosted by LBI Foundation of Arts and Science
Parades & Ceremonies
4th of July Parade July 4 starting at noon on BLVD in Beach Haven NJ
July 6 Barnegat Light Independence Day Parade, Awards Ceremony & Concert
Barnegat Light Independence Day Parade, Awards Ceremony & Concert- 6:00PM, assemble at West 11th Street. Awards & concert following the parade at the bay front gazebo, 8th & Bayview or at the pavilion, 6th & Bayview, 494-9196
FERRY LAUNCHES July 6 and runs every Saturday, Sunday and Monday until Labor Day weekend!
The Tuckerton Seaport/Beach Haven Ferry powered by the Southern Ocean County Chamber
Standby rides free, for reservations $10 round trip! Departs from Tuckerton Seaport and Taylor Avenue Dock in Beach Haven. For schedule and ferry info go to LBI FERRY website.