Boost Your Vibe in Ocean County

Ocean County Tourism wants you to have the best time this summer in Ocean County, NJ.  Come explore what’s happening throughout the summer and find your next adventure!

Here is a few examples of the Fun Events happening this July,
for a FULL Calendar List CLICK HERE.

  • July 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th- Lavallette Summer Concert Series @7pm

    All dates times and performers subject to change

    Concerts begin at 7pm with the exception of the concert during Independence Day fireworks, that concert begins at 8pm.

    June 25, 2023        Underwater Airlines Band
    July 2, 2023           Patriotic Band @ 8:00pm
    July 9, 2023           Wilbur Wittemann Orchestra
    July 16, 2023         Contraband
    July 23, 2023         The Kootz
    July 30, 2023          Strictly Sixties
    August 6, 2023       Underwater Airlines Band
    August 13, 2023     Strictly Sixties
    August 20, 2023      Underwater Airlines Band & WWO Horns
    August 27, 2023      *“Thirty Fifth Annual” Big Band Bootcamp
    September 3, 2023  We’ll Be Fine

  • Mondays: July 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm- Aquarium Animal Adventures Jenkinson’s Boardwalk

    Aquarium animal adventures

    Learn about some aquarium critters from the keepers who know them best!

    CLICK HERE for more Details


  • July 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st @ 7:30pm Seaside Park Summer Concert Series

    2023 Summer Concert Series

    7/3 – Navesink Brass (Retired Marine Band)

    7/10 – Strictly 60s

    7/17 – Underwater Airlines

    7/24 – Fish Eyed Blues

    7/31 – JP LaStella

    8/7 – Halfway There

    8/14 – The Kootz!

    8/21 – Strictly 60s

    8/28 – The Joe Baione Jazz Quartet


    CLICK HERE for more Details

  • July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th - Downtown Toms River Farmers Market (Every Wed)

    Farmers Market

    Every Wednesday May 24th – October 25th


    The Farmers’ Market celebrates everything great about New Jersey.

    New Jersey farms selling local grown fruit and vegetables.

    Vendors selling flowers, local honey, specialty foods, pickles & olives, baked goods, mushrooms, guacamole, soaps and lotions, household products and a NJ Winery, distillery, and brewery.

    Smoothie truck on premises every week.

    CLICK HERE for more Info

  • July 5th-9th - Wizard of Oz at Surflight Theatre @6pm

    Wizard of Oz

    Your favorite children’s story with our own twist.

    Fun with Dorothy, Toto and friends!

    Geared for children 3-10.

    All tickets are $13.00.

    All shows are at 6:00 PM.

    CLICK HERE for Tickets and more info

  • July 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Jersey Shore BlueClaws Home Game


    Take me out to the Ball Game! Come watch Ocean County’s own Jersey Blue Claws this season!

    For more information & tickets CLICK HERE

  • July 6th, 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th, 25th, & 27th- Marine Biology Tours on Miss Barnegat Light

    Miss Barnegat Light

    Marine Biology Tours

    Tours Start July 6th

    Every Tuesday and Thursday through the end of August

    $45 Adult and $35 Children

    Boarding begins at 2 PM

    Trip runs 2:30 to 4:30 PM

    No reservations required.

    CLICK HERE for More Info and Schedule

  • July 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th - Brick Township’s Summerfest @7pm


    CLICK HERE for more details

  • July 6th, 22nd, 29th: Thursday Night Fireworks! Jenkinson’s Boardwalk

    Thursday Night Fireworks


    More Details CLICK HERE

  • July 7th, 14th, & 28th - Kid’s Summer Spectacular

    Kids Summer Spectacular

    CLICK HERE for more details


  • July 8th: The Field of Dreams 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament @4pm

    Field of Dreams Cornhole Tournament


  • July 9th: The ‘Walking the Line’ Johnny Cash Tribute Concert! @ Laurita Winery

    Walking the Line -Johnny Cash Tribute

    Sunday, July 9th
    Doors open at 12! Showtime 2-5pm!
    For tickets and more information CLICK HERE
  • July 5th: Field of Dreams Summertime Dream Cruise Nights @5pm-8pm

    Field of Dreams Cruise Night

    Summertime Dream Cruise nights

    June 11th (rain date June 25)

    July 9th (rain date July 23)

    August 13th (rain date August 27)

    Hosted by Jersey Shore Car Shows, there will be a Dj/music, raffles, food, and more fun!

    Free to attend!

    For more information CLICK HERE
  • July 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st: OCAG40-Childrens Camp-July Mondays AM

    July Childrens Camp

    $100 members/$125 non-members Register early, limited space, all supplies provided.

    Woke up to rain or in town for just a day? Call for last minute availability to 732-270-3111.

    Instructor: Alison Amelchenko (bio)

    Week 1: Summer’s Here!!

    Week 2: Turtles, Frogs and Lizards

    Week 3: Barnegat Bay Week

    Week 4: Seahorse Races


  • July 10th, 11th, 13th, 14th : Pirates on the Pier – Casino Pier

    Pirates on the pier

    Bring the family for an enjoyable and interactive Pirate Show on the Pier!

    Singing, dancing and laughs!

    July 10, 11, 13 & 14

    Shows at 7:30pm, 8:30pm & 9:30pm

    CLICK HERE for more Info
  • July 11th, 18th, & 21st: Eat, Putt, Play Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach

    Eat, Putt, Play

    (1) cheese pizza slice
    (1) medium fountain soda
    (1) Wacky Rooftop Golf admission
    (1) 2-hour Pier Wristband
    *Must activate Ride Wristband 2 hours prior to closing.
    Smuggler’s Quay admission add $3.
    *Excludes July 4

    CLICK HERE for more details
  • July 11th -29th : Head Over Heels (The Go-Go's Musical) @ Surflight Theatre

    Head over Heels

    This bold musical comedy is a laugh-out-loud love story is set to the music of the iconic 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs, “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” “Vacation,”  and Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven is a Place on Earth” & “Mad About You.”

    A hilarious celebration of love, it follows the escapades of a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the key to survival lies within each of their own hearts.

    Shows, dates and times are subject to change. Run times are approximate.

    For more information and to get tickets CLICK HERE

  • July 11th, 18th, & 25th : Jenkinson’s Free Movies at the Beach

    Free Movies at the Beach

    Bring a blanket or chair and join us for Movies on the Beach every Tuesday night starting June 27th!
    June 27th – The Lion King (1994 Animated) (G)
    July 11th – The Minions: The Rise of Gru (G)
    July 18th – Jaws (PG)
    July 25th – Elf (PG)
    August 1 – Encanto (PG)
    August 8th – Lightyear (PG)
    August 15th – Top Gun: Maverick (PG-13)
    August 22nd – Hocus Pocus (PG)
    August 29th – Cars 3 (G)
    *Weather/wind permitting. Movies on the Beach are on the Pavilion beach, in front of the aquarium. Please note that movie start times may vary depending on when it gets dark.
    CLICK HERE for more Details
  • July 12th & 26th : WJRZ and Manchester Township Present...Concert Fest 2023!

    Concert Fest 2023


  • JUly 12-16th: Ocean County Fair

    Ocean County Fair

    $10 entry fee.

    Enjoy entertainment, food, and rides.

    Kids under 10 enter free and parking is free.

    The Ocean County Fair will run from July 12th to July 16th.

    Wednesday & Thursday: 5 PM to 11 PM

    Friday & Saturday: 11 AM to 11 PM

    Sunday: 11 AM to 5 PM

    For more information CLICK HERE

  • July 12th, 19th, and 26th -Family Fun Nights – Breakwater Beach Waterpark

    Family Fun Nights

    Waterpark open late until 8pm!
    DJ and night slides!
    Wednesdays at Breakwater Beach!
    $20 admission from 5-7pm!
    Weather permitting – please check their website for updates:
  • July 12th- Crusin Downtown

    Cruisin Downtown

    Join the Downtown Toms River Business Improvement District along with the Vintage Auto Club of Ocean County for a classic car show along Washington St.

    Live Band and DJ will entertain the crowd.

    Downtown businesses and restaurants will be open for dinner, drinks and shopping.

    Cars that would like to participate need to line up on Hadley Ave. facing south towards Washington St. no earlier than 4:30pm.

    Volunteers will be there to let you know when you can begin to pull your cars into the designated area.

    No cars should be pulling directly onto Washington Street.

    All cars must line up in the staging area on Hadley Avenue.

    All cars manufactured prior to 1997 are welcome.

    The second Wed. of the month June-Sept 6:00 pm – 9:00pm

  • July 15th-16th: Christmas in July Food Truck Festival – Laurita Winery

    Christmas in July Food Truck Festival – Laurita Winery

    Saturday, July 15th and Sunday, July 16th
    Saturday 11am-9pm and Sunday 11am-7pm
    Supervised children are welcome.
    Tickets online in advance $13. Tickets at gate $15. Everyone UNDER 21 is FREE!
  • July 24th: Surflight Theatre- Xtreme Queen

    Surflight Theatre- Xtreme Queen

    This extraordinary Queen Tribute Band catapults Queen’s music to life.

    Xtreme Queen is a spectacular live-performance experience for Queen fans of all ages!

    Xtreme Queen is the only Queen Tribute Band that reproduces in full detail, the legendary 1985 LIVE AID performance as part of every concert!

    Whatever it is, the way you tell your story online can make all the difference.

    Concerts, dates and times are subject to change. Run times are approximate.

    For more information: CLICK HERE

  • July 25th - 27th: Christmas in July – Jenkinson’s Boardwalk

    Christmas in July – Jenkinson’s Boardwalk

    Enjoy photos with Santa, Holiday Shows, Mrs. Claus Storytime, Diving Santa, entertainment and more for the entire family on July 25th, 26th & 27th from 3-9pm each day!

  • July 31st- Aerialist Show at Casino Pier

    Aerialist Show at Casino Pier

    Come enjoy the amazing aerial acts of Nikki Rush!
    FREE shows on the Pier
    Shows at 7:30pm, 8:30pm & 9:30pm
    July 31
    August 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9
    CLICK HERE for more details

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