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Events in Seaside Heights


Seaside Heights has a variety of great events...both on the famous Boardwalk, and also on the Boulevard, the main road in town which runs parallel to the beach and boardwalk.

8th Annual “QUE by the SEA” BBQ Festival & Competition
, September 16, 17, 18
Friday through Sunday, featuring a BBQ lover’s weekend packed with mouth-watering specialties along with all day musical entertainment, artists and craft vendors, and our eighth annual Seaside Heights BBQ Competition on Grant Avenue. Friday, 5 to 10PM, Saturday, 10AM to 10PM, and Sunday 10AM to 6PM. Admission to the festival is FREE! The festival features BBQ food vendors, exciting live musical performances, craft vendors, activities for the kids, and Beer/Sangria with proper ID.

New to the event for 2016 is Buck-A-Bone. Buck-A-Bone allows the general public to purchase tickets for 2oz. samples that are provided by participating competition teams in the Grant Avenue Municipal Parking Lot. Samples will be served Saturday from 12pm to 10pm and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. Tickets will be sold during festival hours at the Buck-A-Bone tent on Grant Ave. Tickets cost $2 for a 2oz. sample.


NJ State H.O.G. Rally - Sept 29th 2016, 10:00AM to 11:00PM
Enjoy games, food, and demo rides on new Harley-Davidsons. Sponsored by Harley-Davidson of Ocean County. Hosted by Hershey Motel and Captain Hooks Bar. Thursday thru Sunday, 8 AM to 10 PM.


Oktoberfest - SAVE THE DATE! Oktoberfest on the Boulevard…Saturday and Sunday, October 1st & 2nd from 11am to 7pm. We will post more details when we have them.
Oct 1st 2016, 11:00AM to 7:00PM


Italian Street Festival - October 7, 8, 9

Friday through Sunday, featuring performances from Italy. Friday, from 4 to 10 pm, Saturday, 10 am to 10 pm, Sunday, from 10 am to 8 pm. Savor a weekend of delectable Italian specialties, arts and crafts, outstanding entertainment and a parade that is bound to delight young and old alike. 25th Annual Columbus Day Parade at 1:00 pm, Sunday on the Boulevard. 


Seaside Heights Half Marathon - Sunday, October 16

The Ocean Running Club’s 39th Annual Seaside Half Marathon and 5K will benefit the Tri-Boro First Aid Squad of Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, and Berkeley Twp. and The ORC Scholarship Fund. The flat, fast, out-and-back course starts at the Beachcomber Bar & Grill on the Boardwalk and continues into Island Beach State Park.
Race begins at 9AM.


Trick or Treat Street and Howl-O-Ween happens Sunday, October 23.

12 Noon to 5 PM on the Boardwalk. Free admission, prizes, pumpkin painting, dog parade and kids’ costume parade, trick or treating, pumpkin chunkin’ for everyone.


5th Annual Christmas on the Island & Parade, including Santa Claus
Saturday, December 10, 12 noon to 5 PM. A Christmas Parade along the Boulevard in Seaside Heights. Event is open to all Ocean County, NJ residents with gifts, giveaways, Santa’s Workshop, and a special Santa’s send-off with live entertainment as we light Santa’s
way back home to the North Pole.


First Night Ocean County…in Seaside Heights, December 31, 12:00PM - 5:00PM. Fireworks at 5:00PM.


Ocean County St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The luck of the Irish is bound to smile upon you. Join the enthusiastic crowds on the Boulevard, Seaside Heights, for a fun-filled Irish parade with bands, floats, and marchers, and a street celebration where everyone is Irish!

March 12, 2016 - Parade kicks off at 12 Noon. Many restaurants, bars, arcades, and more will be open for this fun occasion.


See our Attractions page to find out about the major not-to-be-missed fun attractions in Seaside Heights.

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