Welcome to This Week in Seaside Heights!
Each week through the fall, we tell you about fun events and activities in the family-friendly resort just across the road from Exit 82!
Each week, you can experience a diverse array of exciting 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.
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!”
And now, this week’s events…
July 11 – Boardwalk Concert Series, “Slippery When Wet – Bon Jovi Tribute”
“Slippery When Wet” will perform all of your Bon Jovi favorites at 7 p.m. on the Carteret Avenue stage.
July 11 – Bonfire on the Beach
Bring your beach chairs and blankets to North Beach at Fremont Avenue on Monday nights for a family-friendly Bonfire on the Beach. While the fire burns, sit back and enjoy the acoustic sounds of local singers and songwriters. The bonfire begins at dusk and ends at approximately 11 p.m.
July 12 – Dad & Me Day
Bring Dad to the beach in Seaside Heights for 2-for- 1 beach admission.
July 12 – Tuesday Family Fun Night
The “family fun night” series runs through August (the same program is also on Sunday nights). From 6:30 p.m. to dusk on the North Beach/Fremont Avenue, participants are invited to be a part of tug-of- war, long jump, hula hoop hurdles, Frisbee golf, and various other events. The center piece of these activities is our large inflatable obstacle course.
July 12 – Movies on the Beach
After the Family Fun Night, stick around for a movie on the beach — The Lego Movie — beginning at dusk at Carteret Avenue.
July 12 – Boardwalk Concert Series, “Tympanic Plexus”
Tympanic Plexus describes itself as an “incredibly unique instrumental band from Toms River, NJ – playing universally inspired original music.” Check them out at 7 p.m. on the Carteret Avenue stage.
July 13 – Fireworks!
Fireworks are viewable on Wednesdays everywhere on the Boardwalk at 9:30 p.m. Just pick your favorite spot and enjoy the spectacular sky show. Fireworks are sponsored by Coca-Cola. Rain dates on Fridays.
July 13 – Guys with Guitars Under the Stars 2
Thunder 106 and Value City Furniture presents: Guys with Guitars Under the Stars 2 featuring Trace Adkins, David Nail and Love & Theft together for one night, performing unique power acoustic sets in a one-of- a-kind concert setting on the beach between Grant and Blaine Aves in Seaside Heights. Gates open at 5 p.m. and showtime is 7 p.m. Tickets at www.ticketweb.com
July 14 – Limelight Concert Series
From 6 until 9 p.m., at the Carteret Avenue Stage on the Boardwalk, local and regional bands will perform their original music for a grand prize. The finalist will be selected based on crowd size, crowd enthusiasm, and quality of musical performance.
July 15 – Tribute Band Concert Series, The Ten Band performing a tribute to Pearl Jam
Bring your blanket or beach chair to the South Beach at Blaine Avenue for the first tribute concert of the season! This week it’s The Ten Band performing your favorite Pearl Jam tunes. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m, but you can start arriving at 6:30 to secure your patch of sand!
July 17 – Movies on the Beach
After the Family Fun Night, stick around for a movie on the beach — Hotel Transylvania 2 — beginning at dusk at Carteret Avenue.
July 17 – Sunday Family Fun Night
The “family fun night” series runs through August (the same program is also on Tuesday nights). From 6:30 p.m. to dusk on the North Beach/Fremont Avenue, participants are invited to be a part of tug-of- war, long jump, hula hoop hurdles, Frisbee golf, and various other events. The center piece of these activities is our large inflatable obstacle course.
July 17 – Boardwalk Concert Series, “Strumberry Pie”
Strumberry Pie describes themselves as “the Jersey Shore’s hottest acoustic duo, made up of Deedee and Laura, performing covers and original music. Check them out at 7 p.m. at the Franklin Avenue Stage.
Sneak peak at an upcoming event…
July 30-31 – Vertical Adventures’ Jersey Jumps Beach Vault 2016
A Pole vault competition and exhibition on the Sheridan Avenue beach begins at 10 a.m. Vault, surf, swim, and enjoy the best music at the Jersey Shore! This is the biggest and best beach vault in thewWorld, attracting many of the greatest vaulters in the world, competing for prize money and Jersey Shore fame! More info here.
Feature image: Kim Carpenter via Wikipedia.org/Creative Commons