Keeping your plans for the week interesting can be quite a difficult task. But that’s what we’re here for. We tell you what’s going on every week, and you go out and support the Jersey Shore’s local businesses! It’s a win-win, really. Here are our picks for the week of October 12.
Half Price Mondays
Teak, Red Bank
Enjoy Teak’s menu for half the price! The entire food menu is 1/2 off plus a ton of drinks specials! It’s always packed, so make sure you get there early at 6pm, when Teak Mondays officially kick off.
McDonagh’s Pub, Keyport
McDonagh’s Pub can be just like your living room this football season… except they have 16 huge flat screen TVs and a state-of-the-art sound system. They’ve got food and drink specials during every NFL game, so head to McDonagh’s for Monday Night Football this week.
Early Bird Dinner
Chris Robert’s Italian Grille & Bistro, Toms River
We know, Monday feels like the longest day of the week. So why not treat yourself to an early dinner? Chris Robert’s serves an Early Bird dinner from 1:00-5:00 pm, which includes two pasta dinners for just $25.
Looking for more ways to spice up your Monday? We’ve got you covered, with this full list of Monday deals and promotions.
Playa Bowls, Belmar
It’s only Tuesday, and you’re already counting down to the end of the week. We know how it is. Energize yourself with a healthy smoothie for lunch from Playa Bowls! You’ll take a sip and be transported to a sunny, tropical island. The perfect mid-week pick-me-up!
Industry Night with DJ Q
River Rock Restaurant & Marina Bar, Brick
Bring in your food industry pay stub and receive 25% off your check starting at 7 pm, followed by music from DJ Q! What better way to reward yourself for all that hard work?
Three Course Prix Fixe Menu
The Bistro at Red Bank
On Mondays and Tuesdays from 5:00-8:00 pm, you can get a three course prix fixe from one of Red Bank’s (and New Jersey’s) most outstanding restaurants. And it’s only $29! If you don’t take advantage of this deal, you’ll be seriously missing out.
Check out everything else that’s happening on Tuesday here!
Chef Mike’s Oktoberfest Party
Chef Mike’s Atlantic Bar & Grill, South Seaside Park
This Wednesday, October 14, come to Chef Mike’s Atlantic Bar & Grill for his Oktoberfest Party! From 6pm-9pm enjoy six to eight different kinds of German beers, an all you can eat German buffet, German music, fun contests for great prizes and giveaways, all for just $40 per person! Seating is limited, please call 732-854-1588 to get your tickets!
Bubbakoo’s Burritos, Bayville
Throughout October, Bubbakoo’s is hosting Kids Night at each of their various locations. This week’s is in Bayville, and will feature glitter tattoos and autographs from Princess Anna from Frozen! Bring the kids out for a night of fun and great food!
Three Course Family Style Dinner
The Grapevine Restaurant & Lounge, Tuckerton
In the middle of the week, everyone tends to be busy and won’t stop running around. It’s important to take a break. Sit down for a family-style dinner at The Grapevine. Three courses of comforting Italian food for only $19.95 a person – sounds like a great Wednesday night!
Don’t miss out on all the Wednesday fun! Check out our full list of deals here!
Girls Night Out
Get the girls together and come to Red Bank this Thursday for a night out filled with specials and discounts at participating shops, salons, restaurants and bars. Take advantage of early bird personal service specials through the day and late night happy hours after the event. During the event, enter to win prize packages — the more you shop the more chances to win!
Nightly Specials: Thursday Night Football
Latitudes on the River, Forked River
Watch your Thursday Night Football on Latitudes’ 12 TVs while enjoying the food and drink specials. Eight for $8 food specials, $2.50 Bud Light drafts, $3 Bud & Bud Light bottles, $16 beer towers, and $5 Devotion Vodka Drinks!
Movie Meal Deal
Memphis Pig Out, Atlantic Highlands
On a Thursday night, what’s better than dinner and a movie with a date? When you visit Memphis Pig out on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and buy two meals you’ll get one pass for two at Atlantic Cinemas!
There’s a lot happening on Thursdays, so don’t miss out!
Live Entertainment at Windansea!
Catch your favorite local musicians playing at Windansea on Friday nights! This week it’s Sam Sims & Friends. Live music, delicious food, and gorgeous views of the water – sounds like our kind of Friday night!
BOGO Walk-In Glass Blowing Activities
Hot Sand Studio, Asbury Park
Do something a little out of the ordinary with your Friday! When you buy one Glassblowing experience on Friday you’ll get the second one half off. Come with a friend, child, sibling, or come alone and have twice the fun!
Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten, Asbury Park
This weekend is the perfect time to enjoy the Jersey Shore’s first authentic Oktoberfest celebration! Grab a giant pretzel and a German beer while listening to Polka bands. It’s guaranteed to be a great time!
Paranormal Books & Curiosities, Asbury Park
Explore secrets of the Jersey Shore with a lantern-led walk through Asbury Park’s historic downtown district. Travel back through history to witness the birth of the city, visit the scene of a ghastly crime and uncover the truth behind some of New Jersey’s most infamous ghosts. Click here for details! These tours will take place every Friday and Saturday in October!
There’s no excuse to have nothing to do on a Friday night. The Jersey Shore has tons to do this time of year, so check out our full list of Friday happenings!
Boo at the Boardwalk
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach
This weekend, celebrate Halloween at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk! Dress up in your costumes and trick or treat with your family. Free face painting and crafts, stilt walkers, underwater pumpkin carving at the Aquarium, a beach maze, and more!
Nightmare at Gravity Hill
Cicconi Farms, Jackson
If you’re looking for a scary way to celebrate Halloween a little early, try Nightmare at Gravity Hill. You will find over a dozen different scenes on over 5 acres: 35 minutes of spine chilling walkable haunted trails and creepy themes and adventures. This is not a hayride where you can hide from the creatures of the night…
Danny’s Steakhouse, Red Bank
On Saturdays for lunch, you can get a pitcher of beer, wings, and pizza all for just $30! This is a deal you’ll want to take advantage of, especially since Danny’s made our list of iconic Jersey Shore restaurants.
The Ghost Hunters Tour and Investigation
Paranormal Books & Curiosities, Asbury Park
The next available date for The Ghost Hunter’s Tour (investigation) is Saturday October 17th!
Explore the haunted past of Asbury Park. The investigation stops at 2 haunted locations and you will perform real paranormal investigations. Not for faint of heart, the Ghost Hunter investigation will put you in an active location. Space is extremely limited. All equipment is provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Click Here for details!
There’s never a dull Saturday on the Jersey Shore, so stay in the loop on everything that’s happening here!
Take the day to sample food and wine from more than 20 of Red Bank’s fine food establishments! This is the last walk of the season, so make sure you get your tickets! Tickets are available to purchase online until 11 am the day of.
Stella e Luna, Point Pleasant Beach
Join Stella e Luna on October 18th for a fundraising event for PPB’s own Cancer Concern Center from 11-5, after the conclusion of the Breast Cancer walk. They will be donating a portion of the day’s proceeds to this non-profit organization, which provides assistance to all of those affected by cancer.
Dive! Coastal Bar, Sea Bright
For Sunday brunch, Dive! has everything from Apple Jack Pancakes to “The Brunch Burger” with bacon jam, avocado, a sunny side up egg, and goat cheese. You’ve got us sold!
For more Sunday options, see our list here! And stay tuned for our next Picks of the Week every Sunday!