It's not too late to ring in 2012 right! Check out these events happening at The Jersey Shore.

First Night Ocean County

First Night Ocean County starts at noon on the Seaside Heights boardwalk with a magic show, face painting, a balloonist, caricature portraits, music and a touch tank from Jenkinson's Aquarium. Various attractions will be available throughout the afternoon at arcades on the boardwalk. The celebration culminates with a fireworks show at 5 p.m. on the boardwalk, weather permitting. Go here for more info.

iPlay America

iPlay America in Freehold has 115,000 square feet of family entertainment with over 200 arcade games, rides, a go-kart track, a 4D theater, Laser Tag, a candy shop, various eateries, and a full-service restaurant. This is family fun at its best. Reserve your spot.

Go For A Run


The Jersey Shore Running Club is hosting its eighth New Year's Eve Twilight Run/Walk & Party. The well-lighted, three-mile course runs along the boardwalk in Asbury Park. Registration begins at 4 p.m. at Porta's Pizza, 911 Kingsley Ave. in Asbury Park, a short distance from The Stone Pony. The cost is $38, which includes food and drink at Porta’s. The event draws 250 to 300 runners and walkers each year. The run/walk begins at 5:30 p.m., allowing participants to ring in the Irish New Year at 7 p.m. More info at

What are you doing for New Year's Eve? Leave a comment below and Happy New Year!