Summer at the Shore doesn't have to be costly. Whether you're looking for outside or inside activities for kids or adults. We've got you covered.

Sundays starting July 1 - Check out the summer farmer's market in Asbury Park.

Sundays, July 1 – August 26 - Enjoy live music at the Long Branch Bands by the Sea concert series.

Mondays July 2 – August 27 Head over to Jenkinson’s in Point Pleasant every Monday night for the Kiddie Beach Show, featuring a lineup of comedy and magic shows.

Tuesdays beginning July 3 - Enjoy Weekly Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids in Shrewsbury every Tuesday morning.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, July 3 – August 22 More opportunities for relaxing indoor movies await with Marquee Cinemas Free Summer Films, beginning with Boss Baby and Despicable Me.

Tuesdays, July 3 – August 15 Free indoor movies continue on Tuesday with Red Bank's Bow Tie Cinemas Summer Kids Series.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 3 – August 28 Seaside's Casino Pier is loaded with free kid's entertainment twice a week, including face painting and balloonists.

Tuesdays and Sundays, July 3 – September 4 Stick around Seaside Heights on Tuesdays, and Sundays, for Movies on the Beach.


Wednesday, July 4 Oceanfest in Long Branch brings together all the sights, sounds, and sensations of the summer with a street fair, live music, costumed characters, a balloon artist, and fire eater. Stick around for the fireworks.


Thursdays, July 5 – August 30 Thursdays nights are like 4th of July all summer with fireworks on Jenkinson's Beach.

Fridays, July 6 – August 31 Put your toes in the sand and enjoy a screening of Moana as part of Jenkinson's Movies on the Beach.


Saturdays all summer - Keep cool the first Saturday of every month at the Freehold Raceway Mall at the Kids Club: Powered by Nat Geo Kids, with fun activities, free carousel rides, and prize drawings.

Monday, July 9 – 13 Creatures of all kinds visit Jenkinson's Beach for Wild World of Animals.

Tuesdays, July 10 – August 21 Hear great bands every other week at Middletown Summer Concert Series, held at the Middletown Arts Center.

Wednesdays, July 11 – August 22 The Cape May Lighthouse becomes a beacon of fun on Wednesday nights with kid-friendly activities, performers, and entertainers at the base of the lighthouse.

Wednesday, July 18 - Impressive works of sand art are on display at Belmar's NJ Sandcastle Contest.

Saturday, July 21 The Wooden Boat Festival takes over Huddy Park in Toms River, featuring hand-crafted boats, food, live entertainment, and family-friendly activities.

Saturday, July 21 The fun in Toms River rolls on at Summer in the Street, with live entertainment, face painting, food, and more.

Thursday, August 9 Belt out favorite Little Mermaid tunes at Hazlet Library's The Little Mermaid Sing-A-Long.


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