Sept. 7, 8, 9 – ASBURY PARK OYSTERFEST 2012 One of Asbury Park’s biggest free festivals, turning historic Cookman Avenue from downtown to the boardwalk into one long pedestrian mall. Enjoy food, shopping and live music!
The Carousel on the Water, Ocean Ave. & Lake Ave., Asbury Park
September 8 & 9 – Feast of San Gennaro at the Jersey Shore, Main Street in Belmar: featuring chef demos by Chef Justin Antiorio of Fox Network’s Hell’s Kitchen and more, live music by Louis Prima Jr and the Witnesses featuring Sarah Spiegel, NJ’s #1 Elvis Tribute Jim Barone, and the Jazz Lobsters Big Band, and of course lots of great Italian food, games, fun and attractions. www.feastofnj.com
September 8 & 9 – SkimBash Greetings from Sea Bright, NJ, where the weather forecast calls for sunny skies and warm temperatures for SkimBash 2012 this weekend. Not only that, our good friend Tropical Storm Leslie is kicking up “an abundance of swell,” according to local surf reports, so we’re expecting excellent wave conditions for the contest. It begins Saturday, Sept. 8 around 9 a.m. and ends Sunday afternoon around 4 p.m.
September 8 & 9 – Belmar Pro Amateur Competition kicks off one of the East Coast’s biggest surf events, on the 18th Avenue Beach in Belmar. Supported in part by a grant from the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel & Tourism.
Ocean Grove’s Giant Fall Flea Market
September 8 from 9am-4pm Giant Flea Market on Ocean Pathway. Antiques, collectibles, new stuff, old stuff, variety of food, something for everyone – over 300 vendors!
September 13-16: Surfers from all over the globe descend on Belmar for top prizes in the Fosters Belmar Pro. Watch for the Fins Pro, the ASP Jr Pro, the Hannah Pro women’s event, the ASP Longboard Pro and new this year the Master’s Pro, with legendary surfers from all over the world competing for cash prizes. Supported in part by a grant from the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel & Tourism.
September 15 – NJ THOROUGHBRED FESTIVAL, The NJ Breeders Handicap and Charles Hesse III Handicap, Monmouth Park Racetrack, 175 Oceanport Ave., Oceanport
September 21 thru 23 – JERSEY SHORE BOAT SALE & EXPO, An exciting local boat show that will feature new and pre-owned boats and accessories – activities for little boaters, refreshments and more! First Energy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood
September 22 – ANNUAL CRAFTERS’ MARKET, Historic Allaire Village within Allaire State Park, Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
September 23 – RED BANK GUINNESS OYSTER FESTIVAL, Fun event located in the White Street Parking Lot, Red Bank Rain Date: Sept. 30th