July 7, 14, 21 and 28
Thursdays by the Sea 7pm Festival Plaza Pier Village Long Branch. FREE for info call 732.923.2044
July 7 thorugh August 14
Just in Time Judy Holliday Story New Jersey Repertory company at the Lumia Theatre, 179 Broadway Long Branch. For info call 732.229.3166 or visit www.njrep.org
July 10 and 24
Red Bank Food and Wine Walk 4pm to 7pm throughout Red Bank business district. On second and fourth Sundays in July and August, purchase a wristband for $25.00 per person at designated locations to sample wine and food from over twenty restaurants. for info www.onlyoneredbank.com
July 10,17,24 and 31
Blues by the Beach Concert Series 7pm at the corner of Brighton ave and Ocean ave in Long Branch. For info call 732.923.2044
Salazae – Illusion Show 6pm Thompson Park Theater Barn in Lincroft. Admission 10.00 for info call732.842.4000×1 or www.monmouthcountyparks.com.
25th Annual New Jersey Sandcastle contest 8am to 12pm at 18th Ave Beach in Belmar. Enjoy a fun filled day at the beach at New Jersey's largest sandcastle and sandsculpting event. (Rain Date 7/27)for info call 732.863.1900 ext. www.njsandcastle.com
43rd Annual Ocean Grove House tour. view 10 of the best homes, tents and historic edifices in Ocean Grove. 10:30 -4:30 732.774.1869.
July 15 through Augst 24
Hairspray at the Count Basie Theatre. 99 Monmouth St. Red Bank. for Info 732.842.9000 or www.countbasietheatre.org
9th Annual New Jersey State Ice Cream Festival 11:30am to 5pm on Washington St in Toms River. Ice cream parlors through out New Jersey are invited to participate and compete for the title of" BEST". Tasting kits can be purchased in aadvance for $6.00 or $7.00 on the day of event. entertainment, contest, rides, perfromers, crafters and vendors. For info call 732.341.8738 or visit www.downtowntomsriver.com.
3rd Anual Bradley Beach Lobster Fest 11am to 7pm at Fifth and Ocean Avenue in Bradley Beach. FREE. entertainment, face paiting, rides, vendor, local artists, trollye rides, craft vendors and more. Noon til 8pm. For Info call 732.776.2999 or visit www.bradleybeachonline.com
West End Cruise Night 6pm to 10pm on Brighton ave. in Long Branch. Popular classic car show , custom cars and entertainment. for info call 732.923.2044.
FilmOne fest Atlantic Highlands. Watch indie and amateur films on the big scree. Street Fair 2-6pm music at 7pm films begin 9pm. All happens on First Ave. For Info 732.872.8711
Middletown JAzz and Blues Festival 11am to 8pm at the Middlwtown Arts Center 36 Church Street Middletown next to Middletown train station. One of a series of three free all day festivals. plenty of parkign. for info www.jershorefestival.org.
Annual Jersey Shore Undy 5000 5K. Take part in the annual 5 mile run, or enjoy the 1 mile fun walk/run. Races start at Pier Village @ 8am in LongBranch. For Info 732.434.8993.
Vans Warped Tour at Monmouth Park. Punk and ska listeners will love the largest one day music festival. Gates open 11:30am tickets at ticketmaster 732.222.5100.
July 24, 25, 26
Red Bank Annual Sidewalk Sale. Three Days , shops and boutiques will be displayingon sidewalsk. Great deals and specials all weekend. Each day starts @ noon. 732.842.4244.
Elvis Costello and the Imposters at Count Basie Theatre. starts 8pm732.842.9000
July 27 – 31
37th Annual Monmouth County Fair. Enjoy the largest celebration of the county with fireworks, rides, food, vendors and more. Located at East Freehold park Showgrounds. For info 732.842.4000.
Ocean Grove 9th Annual Boardwalk Art Show. Featuring art from 74 artist from 9am to 4pm. for info 732.774.1391