Fall is here and the Jersey Shore has plenty of fun events happening. Below are just a few on our radar. Get out and enjoy the Jersey Shore this October. Happy fall!
October 3rd- Seaside Heights- FISH (Fishin’ in Seaside Heights)– Children are invited to join a fishing tournament on the beach between Dupont Ave and Grant Ave. Registration for the event begins the morning of at 9am at the Franklin Avenue Stage on the Boardwalk, and is open to children under the age of 16. The first 200 participants will receive a FREE t-shirt. Bait and lunch will also be provided.
October 3rd- Sea Isle City- Harborfest– Celebrate Sea Isle’s fishing and nautical history at the Harborfest. Enjoy delicious seafood, live music, nautical display, crafts and specialty vendors from 11-4pm. The fest will be held at Marina Park, 42nd Place & the Bay, Sea Isle City.
October 2-3rd– Wildwood- An Olde Time Italian Festival- Head to Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues for the Olde Time Italian Festival. Enjoy a weekend packed with games, crafts, authentic Italian food, and FREE live entertainment. The festival will from 5 p.m. till midnight, and Saturday noon till midnight.
October 9-11th- Seaside Heights- Ocean County Italian Festival– The Twenty-fourth Annual Ocean County Italian Festival will be held on Grants Avenue from Central Ave to Boardwalk in Seaside Heights. Enjoy a weekend full of Italian favorites, arts & crafts, entertainment, and a large parade.
October 10-12th- Ocean City- Indian Summer Weekend– Enjoy food from various seafood vendors and boardwalk table sales at the Music Pier.
October 10th- Ocean Grove- Ocean Grove Fall Harvest Festival and Craft Show– Over 90 arts & crafts vendors, sidewalk sales, pony rides, live music, and a wide variety of foods will be at the festival which runs from 10-4pm. The festival is located on Main Avenue.
October 10th– Wildwood-Seafood & Music Festival- This FREE street fair will take place from 11- 8pm on Atlantic Avenue, between Wildwood and Schellenger Avenue. Enjoy wonderful food, crafts, pie eating contents, and 2 stages of live music. Be sure to visit the Kids Korner with your young ones for fun in bounce houses, pumpkin painting, and much more.
October 11th- Seaside Heights- Columbus Day Parade- The Twenty-fourth Annual Ocean County Columbus Day parade will begin at 1pm on the Boulevard. This parade is known for being one of the most popular in the state.
October 17th-Sea Isle City-Octoberfest– The celebration will feature live German music, a wide variety of vendors, FREE hayrides along the beach, pumpkin painting, magic acts, pie baking contest, and other children’s entertainment. The event will be held at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City, NJ.
October 25th-Seaside Heights-Trick or Treat Street and Howl-O-Ween– From 12- 5PM on the Boardwalk enjoy prizes, pumpkin painting, dog parade and kids’ costume parade, trick or treating, pumpkin chunkin’ and fireworks. Best of all admission is FREE.
October 25th-Wildwood- Annual Island Pumpkin Fest- Head to Fox Park and Wildwood beach from 10-4pm for the 3rd Annual Island Pumpkin Fest. Enjoy FREE entertainment, various craft vendors, and a wide variety of food. A favorite is the hayride to the Great Pumpkin Patch located behind the Wildwoods Convention Center.