Your Guide to a Jersey Shore Father’s Day

Your Guide to a Jersey Shore Father’s Day

Treat Dad to a Jersey Shore Father’s Day he’s sure to remember this year. Because getting yet another tie for every birthday and holiday is probably getting old. There are tons of local businesses on the Jersey Shore where you can get unique gifts, go for a great meal, or spend the day doing something that Dad and the whole family will enjoy!

First up, you’ll find our suggestions for Jersey Shore Father’s Day gifts. Then, scroll down to see places to eat out, activities to do as a family, and special Father’s Day promotions – because Dad deserves the best!

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Jersey Shore Father’s Day Gift Guide

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Poor Cat Designs, Red Bank

Your dad can finally be a “cool dad” with one of these hand engraved dog tags from Poor Cat. Have it custom engraved, and choose the style that fits him best. It’s something personal that he’ll actually like – and you’ll like that he’s keeping up with the trends! 69 Broad St, Red Bank (732) 842-3121

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Cute As Buttons, Belmar 

Is this Dad’s first Father’s Day? New dads deserve to be celebrated. And how much would he love to see his little one rocking one of these adorable bibs? Cute As Buttons offers a wide variety of children’s and baby clothing, accessories, gifts, and beautifully done custom monogramming1005 Main Street, Belmar (732) 682-3953

Restaurant Nicholas, Red Bank
Whistle Pig Single Barrel Nicholas Reserve is a small-batch whiskey, one of a few that Nicholas has released (with wild success) over the past few months. Order this one soon– Dad is not going to want to miss out, and at just $110 a bottle, it’s sure to go quickly. If whiskey isn’t Dad’s thing, it would also be a great idea to make dinner reservations at Restaurant Nicholas. the special Father’s Day tasting menu with wine pairings is something that is sure to impress him. 160 Rte 35 Red Bank, (732) 345-9977

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Brielle Furniture, Wall
If you’ve been stumped on getting Dad something that he will actually use and appreciate, Brielle Furniture has you covered. Their recliner sale, going on all week, is the perfect chance to get a comfortable and stylish chair. Can’t you just see dad kicking back, watching TV, maybe catching some Z’s… Brielle Furniture is offering free delivery on these recliners to Monmouth and Ocean counties, through June 18th! 2169 Highway 35, Wall Twp (732) 282-0030

Junction Boutique, Belford
It can definitely be tricky getting your father something that he doesn’t already have. At Junction Boutique, you’ll find tons of unique, Jersey Shore-themed gifts, all made by local artisans! We’re loving the sports team bottle openers! 104A Leonardville Road, Belford (732) 884-8918

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Stella e Luna, Point Pleasant Beach
Gifts, home decor, local art, even inspiring jewelry! Stella e Luna has it all. Get Dad something that has a special message behind it, and he’s sure to appreciate it. 500 Bay Ave, Point Pleasant Beach (732) 714-2221

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Jersey Shore Father’s Day Activities and Dining

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Monmouth Park Racetrack, Oceanport
We can bet that not only Dad, but the whole family would have an fun carrying on a Jersey Shore Father’s Day tradition at Monmouth Park! There will be a ton going on: all gentlemen receive a $2 betting voucher with paid admission, plus enter Dad to win tickets to his favorite local sports teams in the Father’s Day Sports Ticket Drawing. Treat Dad to brunch in the Dining Terrace or bring a picnic and enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of Monmouth Park, along with live music by Tim McLoone featuring the Shirleys. And as with every Sunday, the kids can enjoy free activities for Family Fun Day! 175 Oceanport Avenue, Oceanport (732) 222-5100

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The Boondocks Fishery, Red Bank
Nothing says “let’s celebrate” like a lobster feast! The Boondocks is featuring 1 1/2lb, 2lb, and 3lb lobsters on Father’s Day! And if you’re looking for more fresh lobster to celebrate Dad, be sure to check out our Jersey Shore Lobster Lover’s Guide! 1 Marine Park, Red Bank (732) 747-7177

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Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach, Seaside Heights
Bring your dad to Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach for the perfect Jersey Shore Father’s Day! Dads Ride OR Slide free with a paying child! That’s free waterpark admission or free rides on the pier, excluding Go-Karts, SkyCoaster, Sky Ride & Skyscraper. Does not include Ride/Slide admission. 800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights (732) 793-6488

iPlay America, Freehold 

Get ready to have a blast! On Father’s Day, all dads ride free at iPlay (must show this coupon)! After a fun-filled day, grab a bite at the Game Time Bar & Grill, where Dad can get a half-priced meal and receive a complimentary Draft of Bottled Beer with purchase of entrée! 110 Schanck, Road Freehold (732) 577-8200

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Siam Garden, Red Bank
Take your dad on the gastronomical trip through Thailand with Siam Garden’s Regional Specialties Menu. While dining, enjoy Sunday Jazz in the Garden. Hear songs from a live jazz guitarist, ranging from Duke Ellington to Led Zeppelin. Or, if you’re hosting your own Father’s Day celebration, Siam Garden will offer a Father’s Day Special on a tray of their most popular Satay: 20 pieces at $30 served with a bowl of peanut sauce and cucumber salad. 2 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank (732) 224-1233

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Cape May Brewing Company, Cape May
If Dad is a beer lover, as many dads are, take him on a tour of Cape May Brewing Company for a Father’s Day he’ll never forget. And you’ve got to check out the new “Brewtique”. They’ve got tons of merch to show off your favorite local brewery, the perfect Jersey Shore Father’s Day gift! Their huge new growler filling station is awesome – it can fill a 64oz growler in under a minute, with no waste or extra oxygen. Dad will be lie a kid in a candy shop. 1288 Hornet Road, Cape May (609) 849-9933

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The Comedy Shoppe at MJ’s Buttonwood Manor, Matawan
Celebrate Father’s Day a little early with standup by Bobby Collins on Thursday, June 16th! The Comedy Shoppe brings the Legendary Comedy of Bobby Collins to MJ’s Buttonwood Manor for 1 night, 1 show only! Show starts at 8pm, and be sure to get your tickets in advance!  845 NJ-34, Matawan (866) 552-6633

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The Peach Pit Cafe & Blend On Main, Manasquan
Treat Dad to a nice meal and he’ll get some freebies at The Peach Pit and Blend On Main! Every father will receive a complimentary short stack with the purchase of a breakfast entree, or a complimentary 1950s Sundae with the purchase of a dinner entree! 152 Main Street, Manasquan (732) 223-4748

McGillicuddy’s Lakeside Tap House, Loch Arbour
A Father’s Day meal at McGillicuddy’s sounds like just what Dad would want! Enjoy a BBQ-themed menu all day, with baby back ribs, pulled pork, foot-long hot dogs, and more. Plus $2.50 Miller lite and Bud Light drafts all day long. 601 Main St, Loch Arbour (732) 531-5555

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk & Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach
Bring Dad to play at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk! On Father’s Day, dads receive FREE admission to the Aquarium, Fun House, Mini Golf, and rides with a paid child’s admission! 300 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach (732) 892-0600

Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten, Asbury Park
The Rad Trads are back to celebrate with Dad! You may just find a trombone player standing on your table! All dads will receive a free 1/2 liter of beer with their food purchase. Plus Compass Box scotch tasting – get a bottle to go for a great gift. 527 Lake Avenue, Asbury Park (732) 997-8767

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Reef and Barrel, Manasquan
Bring Dad and the whole family to Reef and Barrel for a Father’s Day brunch buffet ($28 adults/$14 kids) from 10-3, followed by a la carte dinner service at 3:30. If it’s nice out, head up to the rooftop bar for a few beers! 153 Sea Girt Ave, Manasquan (732) 449-4114

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Monmouth Meats, Red Bank
You don’t have to go out to impress Dad with an awesome meal. A Tomahawk steak from Monmouth Meats would be perfect! Really, any selection from the high quality cuts at Monmouth Meats would be great, but what says Happy Father’s Day like a big, juicy Tomahawk? 112 Monmouth Street, Red Bank (732) 741-5292

Confections of a Rock$tar, Asbury Park
If Dad has a sweet tooth, show him how much he rocks with special cupcakes from Confections of a Rock$tar! Featuring a special Guinness flavor, plus some Dad-themed decorations! 550 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park (732) 455-3510

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Local New Jersey Wineries with the Garden State Wine Growers Association, various locations
Check out this events page for New Jersey wineries — there’s lots going on for Father’s Day all over the state, including wine and BBQ, a pig roast, and “Loud Guitars, Big Cigars, Ugly Ties”. That definitely sounds like a fun time!

Jersey Shore Pirates, Brick
So your Dad’s a Scallywag. Bring Dad and/or Grandpa for a Pirate Adventure and give him a chance to act like a kid for a few hours! Let him release his inner Pirate for free! Dads and Grandpas are free with the purchase of a full price ticket. 281 Princeton Avenue, Brick (732) 899-6100

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Insectropolis, Toms River
Celebrate Dad on Saturday, June 18th with a visit to Insectropolis! Enjoy a Daddy Long Legs Father’s Day Discount – everyone with Dad pays only $6 each. Thanks for bugging us, Dad! 1761 Route 9, Toms River (732) 349-7090

Klein’s Fish Market & Waterside Cafe, Belmar 

At Klein’s, you can take your pick: brunch, lunch, or dinner. Dad will love their fresh seafood and views over the river. Make your reservation soon! 708 River Road, Belmar (732) 681-1177

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Elite Trampoline, Middletown
Saturday, June 18th, Elite Trampoline is running a Saturday night Open Gym Special for Father’s Day!  6:30-8:30pm ALL fathers jump for FREE; Children jump 1 for $15 and 2 for $20. 549 Route 35, Red Bank (Middletown) (732) 747-4000