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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 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:


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

July 6 Chevy Lopez at Bird & Bettys   1030PM 529 Dock Road Beach Haven

July 6 Todd Meredith at Oyster Creek Brewing Company. Tap room opens at noon; Todd will play 6-9pm.

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

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 4 – Be sure to check out the Pedal Cycle, running through Labor Day weekend.

July 4 – Miss Barnegat Light Fireworks Cruise – Sunset Cruise to Seaside. 7pm – approximately 1030pm. $30 per person, $20 for children under 12. No reservations – just be on board by 630pm.

July 4 – 5 – 1030pm Bird & Betty’s 4th of July BBQ. Celebrate America’s birthday, starting at 5 p.m.⁠ Join us at our beach-style Biergarten tables and benches. Burgers, dogs, street corn, popsicles, Other Half on tap, Sangria, and Allagash Brewing. Great place to watch the Beach Haven Fireworks. 529 Dock Road, Beach Haven.

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 5 – 730 – 930pm Fire Pit Fridays at 68th St Beach Long Beach Township

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 or contact box office at 609 492 9477 201 Engleside Ave Beach Haven

Festivals & Fireworks:

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, visit LBI FERRY website.