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With July 4 falling on a Wednesday, there are many events surrounding the holiday. The award winning Surf and Sip Brew Trail itinerary is available for those over 21 and 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 week:


June 30 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: Down Home music with Pickin’ on the Porch 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Tuckerton Seaport, 120 W. Main St Tuckerton for more information
July 1 The Sharon Sable and E. Shawn Qaissaunee Quartet from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Science, 120 Long Beach Blvd Loveladies for more information

July 2 Dan Brown and The Empaths FREE CONCERT at Bayview Park 6805 Long Beach Blvd Long Beach Township 7-9pm

July 3 Chris Fritz & The Impulsives Free Concert Bayview Park 7-9pm

July 5- 7:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert “Bullzeye” Rockin’ Country Waterfront Park located at 10th Street and Shore Avenue at the “Bayfront” in Ship Bottom. Remember to bring your favorite beach chair

July 6 Roomful of Blues performs at Lizzie Rose Music Room 217 E Main St Tuckerton for tickets

July 9 Forever MoTown at 530 and 8pm at Surflight Theatre, for tickets go to

Events & Outings
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 4-11pm, just $30 per rider at Fantasy Island Amusement Park in Beach Haven

Live Theater Performances:

June 25- July 6 Star Spangled Magic (Monday through Friday) at Fantasy Islandin Beach Haven. Spend an evening with Ben Franklin, Betsy Ross and a whole lot of magic at these free performances starting at 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30Pm

June 27-July 1 Surflight Children Theatre presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 6pm

July 5-8 Surflight Children Theatre presents Wizard of Oz 6pm

June 28-July 14 Surflight Theatre Mainstage presents Jesus Christ Superstar for times and tickets go to or contact box office at 609 492 9477 201 Engleside Ave Beach Haven

July 6 -7 “PIPPIN”, Our Gang Players 7pm at Barnegat High School, Bengal Theater, 180 Bengal Blvd for tickets go to

Festivals & Fireworks:

June 30 – 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 10am – 3pm. Bring the family and enjoy!

June 30- July 1 The Art & Sea Shell Festival from 10am to 4pm at Things A Drift 406 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom. This new festival featuring art, jewelry, cards and original art is open all ages and levels of collectors.

June 30 Fireworks at Dusk Barnegat Township Municpal Dock with free 7pm Reunited Concert

July 3 – Lacey Township – Join us for our annual Independence Celebration and Firework show featuring Tequila Rose Band
Festivities start at 7:30pm at Lcaey Twp High School. Fireworks start at 9:15pm. The rain date is July 5th.

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 Christmas in July at Schooners Wharf Beach Haven 7-9pm

July 4 – Fireworks at Bay Village Beach Haven 830pm – 10pm

July 5 Family Nights: Howling Woods Farm 6-730pm Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Science for more info go to

July 6 Black Maria Film Festival 7:30 pm Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Science

July 7 6th Annual Summer Block Party Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company No.1 Station 8am-5pm , 21st Street & Central Avenue Ship Bottom,

July 7 TRUCKerton with a Side of Bacon at Tuckerton Seapoart 11am to 6pm

July 7th – Craft Day by the Bay 2018 Sunset Park West Salem Avenue, Harvey Cedars NJ10 am- 4 pm

July 8th- LBI MuseumANNUAL Porch Party – Appetizers from Island restaurants, music and wine $25 Tickets at door in Engleside & Beach Avenues in Beach Haven

Parades & Ceremonies

4th of July Parade July 4 starting at noon on BLVD in Beach Haven NJ

July 7 Barnegat Light Independence Day Parade, Awards Ceremony & Concert
Barnegat Light Independence Day Parade, Awards Ceremony & Concert- 6:00PM, assemble at West 11th Street, 6:30PM, parade begins. Awards & concert (The Liberty Band) following the parade at the bay front gazebo, 8th & Bayview or at the pavilion, 6th & Bayview, 494-9196

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