This Week in Seaside Heights: Inaugural Edition!

This Week in Seaside Heights: Inaugural Edition!

Welcome to This Week in Seaside Heights!

Each week through the fall, we’ll be telling you about fun events and activities in the family-friendly resort just across the road from Exit 82!


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The 2016 season will be the best yet in Seaside Heights. It began in February with the Polar Bear Plunge and ends on New Year’s Eve with First Night Ocean County.


Image: Special Olympics New Jersey

The summer season kicks off this week with the Jersey Shore Festival, followed by a diverse array of a exciting major and weekly events, including free concerts, bonfires, movies, camping, and more! And of course, let’s not forget the bay and ocean beaches, arcades, restaurants, games of chance, and Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach.

You can see all events — along with lodging, entertainment, dining, and more information — here. And, you can always take a peek at what’s happening in Seaside Heights on the live cam here.


Seaside Heights: Clean beaches that are continually voted some of the best at the shore, delicious restaurants, family friendly entertainment, and a boardwalk that will make anyone smile. “Your home for family fun since 1913!”

So come join us!

Ready? Let’s go!

May 19, 20, 21, 22 – Jersey Shore Festival

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Beginning on Thursday and running through Sunday, the Jersey Shore Festival is a free-admission event on the beach, boardwalk, and in select bars and venues in Seaside Heights, with over 300 live performances from artists from all over the country and the world.


The Jersey Shore Festival is also a great place for musicians to network with some of the top music industry professionals that will be on hand for mentoring and workshops.

Other attractions include a vendor village, Pros vs. Heroes flag football game, BMX and MX stunt shows, and much more.


(Image: Motor Media)

Image: Motor Media

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Image: Motor Media

The Jersey Shore Festival kicks off summer with something for everyone!

For more information, visit

Sneak peak at upcoming events… 

June 10, 11, 12 – Boy Scouts Camporee on Friday, Saturday, Sunday


June 11 – Arts and Crafts by the Sea on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the Boardwalk between Dupont and Grant Avenues.


And now for some local history….

Did you know? “The Skyride that traveled east-west over the Casino Pier and Boardwalk was a popular attraction between 1964 and its removal in 1982,” says lifelong resident Christopher J. Vaz on his Seaside Heights photo history site.

Since the early 1980s, the “new” Skyride, in the video below, takes you along the northern stretch of the boardwalk beginning at Casino Pier.

Before you go, if you’re not already excited enough, watch this: