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The Monmouth County Department of Public Information & Tourism strives to ensure the accuracy of the Calendar of Event listings, but changes sometimes occur without our knowledge. Monmouth County cannot be held liable in the event of omissions or errors on Calendar of Events and its listings. Contact the respective organization prior to attending the event to confirm information.
"Seeing Stars: Every Flag Tells A Story"

April 2016-December 2016

Check for Museum Times
732-842-1814

A self-guided tour that follows America's flags from its inception to today. This exhibit showcases how the flag has become a symbol of hope & has changed over the years.
The Twin Lights Museum
Lighthouse Road
Highlands, NJ 07732
The Galleria Farmer's Market

May 17-November 22, 2016

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
732-530-7300

Every Sunday, May 17- November 22nd enjoy fresh NJ organic produce, baked goods, crafts & more!
The Galleria
2 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank
Lewis Lanza Rudolph/Fantasy World Visions-A Retrospecitve

May 20 - September 4, 2016

call for hours
732-747-2266

Lewis Lanza Roudolph was a lifelong
resident of Red Bank. He exhibited in
galleries in the late 70's & 80's
in New Jersey and New York. Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd.
Brookdale Community College
Lincroft
Lorraine DeProspo/ The Rhythms of the Sea

June 3 - July 3, 2016

call for times
732-747-2266

Cold Wax Encaustic Paintings
Monmouth Museum on the campus
of Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Spring Lake Garden Tour

June 29, 2016

call for times
732-449-0577

Sponsored by the Garden Club of Spring Lake
Garden Tour of Manasquan

June 29, 2016

9 am - 3 pm
732-223-1819

See 10 beautiful gardens
The tour begins at 9 a.m.
Rain date: June 30
John Pizzarelli: Midnight McCartney

June 29, 2016

check for times
732-531-9106

Guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has reinvigorating the American Songbook and jazz.
Axelrod Performing Arts Center
100 Grant Ave, Ocean Township, NJ 07712
Sandy Hook 2016 Free Summer Concert Series

June 29, 2016

6 p.m.
(732) 291-7733

Each Wednesday during the summer come enjoy live entertainment at Sandy Hook's beach.
This week's performer:
Matt O'Ree Band
Beach Area E
Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook Unit
Freehold Idol

June 29, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Talented singers aged 10 and older are given the spotlight to show off their vocal abilities in this very popular fourth annual singing contest.
in front of the Hall of Records
1 E. Main Street
Freehold
Maks and Val Live on Tour: Our Way

June 29 & 30, 2016

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
"Emblem3's" Wake Up Tour at iPlay

June 30, 2016

6:30 pm
732-577-8200

Emblem3 gained national attention on
The X-Factor and signed with Simon
Cowell's record label. Doors open at 6 PM
iPlay America
Schanck Road, Freehold
Thursdays by the Sea in Long Branch

June 30, 2016

7:00 pm
732-222-7000 ext.5447

A week-night music series
featuring local talent.

Festival Plaza
Pier Village
The Liza Colby Sound
Austin Ryan & Ken Wasser: Two Of a Kind

June 30, 2016


1-877-235-8587

Presented by Cabaret for Life
McLoone's Supper Club
1200 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park
The Nerds

June 30, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Downtown Freehold Concert Series
Monmouth County Hall of Records
1 East Main St., Freehold
STRUCK

June 30 - July 31, 2016

8 p.m.
732-229-3166

By Sandy Rustin
New Jersey Repertory Co.
179 Broadway, Long Branch
Jake Short at iPlay

July 1, 2016

11 am
732-577-8200

Come see the 2012 winner of Kids Choice Awards
iPlay America
Schanck Road, Freehold
Manasquan July 4th Celebration

July 1, 2016

5:30 p.m.
732-223-0544


Parade 6:30 p.m. at the Manasquan Coast Guard Station
7:30 p.m. concert at the Main Beach
Fireworks display at dusk at Main Beach
Main Street & First Avenue
Rain date: 7/2
Neil Diamond Tribute

July 1, 2016

7 p.m.
732-706-4100

By Frankie "Diamond" DeRosa
Middletown Art Center
36 Church Street, Middletown
Tosca - Encore Performance

July 1, 2016

7 pm
732-263-6889

Monmouth University Center
For The Arts
Larchwood Ave.
West Long Branch
Celtic Woman

July 1 & 2, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-842-9000

The all-new stage production
will celebrate Ireland & the
Emerald Isles’ Celtic heritage
through a presentation of
traditional Irish anthems,
pop standards & original music.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Aberdeen Township Fireworks

July 1, 2016

8:30 pm

Independence Day Fireworks and the Annual Softball Game between the D.P.W & Aberdeen Police will be taking place!
Fireman's Field (Corner of Gerard and Lloyd)
Softball game begins at 6:30 p.m.
Fireworks: 8:30 p.m.
Matawan Borough's Fireworks Spectacular

July 1, 2016

Fireworks begin at dusk
732-566-3898

Music, food, ice cream and a magnificent fireworks show!
Lake Lefferts Lakefront
Ravine Drive, Matawan
Highlands Farmer's Market

July-October, 2016

8:30 a.m.
(732) 291-4713

Farmer's market every Saturday from July-October. Enjoy Jersey Fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheeses, breads and much more!
Huddy Park
at the corner of Waterwich and Bay
Bradley Beach Summer Saturdays in the Park

July 2, 2016

7 - 9 pm
732-776-2999

This week: The Hot Taters
Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park
Main Street
G. Love Solo Acoustic

July 2, 2016

8 pm
732-528-9211

Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan
Ocean Grove Summer Band

July 2, 2016

8 pm
732-775-0035

Ocean Grove Great Auditorium
21 Pilgrim Pathway
Ocean Grove
Celebrate America's Fourth of July at Keansburg Amusements/Fireworks

July 3 & 4, 2016

Dusk
732-495-1400

Join Keansburg Amusement Park
& Runaway Rapids in celebrating
the Fourth of July with Fireworks
275 Beachway Ave., Keansburg
Ocean Twp. Fireworks

July 3, 2016

Fireworks at dark

Independence Day Fireworks!
Gates open 6:00 p.m. for food
and music.
Joe Palaia Park
Whalepond Rd., off Deal Rd.,
Oakhurst
July Concert & Fireworks in Freehold

July 3, 2016

7-9 p.m.
732-462-3800

Join for live music, food vendors and fireworks at dusk.
Freehold Raceway
130 Park Avenue, Freehold
rain date:July 10
Union Beach Independence Day Fireworks

July 3 , 2016

9 p.m.
732-264-2277

Fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day.
On the beachfront
Bradley Beach Fireworks

July 3, 2016

9:00 p.m.

Fireworks display at the Bradley
Beach Beachfront.
Rain date 7/9
Long Branch's Annual OceanFest & Fireworks

July 4, 2016

10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
732-923-2044

Vendors, bands, exhibits, food, and fireworks are all part of this annual rain or shine celebration.
Oceanfront Promenade, Long Branch
Asbury Park Independence Day Fireworks

July 4, 2016

Dusk
732-775-7676

Beach front in Asbury Park
Hazlet Fireworks

July 4, 2016

Dusk

Veterans Memorial Park Union Ave.,Hazlet
Red Bank Movies in the Park

July 5, 2016

dusk

Every Tuesday night
In Riverside Gardens
West Front Street
This week: Jurassic World
Spring Lake Movies on the Beach

July 6, 2016

dusk

Every Wednesday night
On the beach in front of the
Pavilion at Ocean and Tuttle Ave.
This week: Jaws
Sandy Hook 2016 Free Summer Concert Series

July 6, 2016

6 p.m.
(732) 291-7733

Each Wednesday during the summer come enjoy live entertainment at Sandy Hook's beach.
This week's performer:
Tim McLoone & the Shirleys
Beach Area E
Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook Unit
Freehold Idol

July 6, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Talented singers aged 10 and older are given the spotlight to show off their vocal abilities in this very popular fourth annual singing contest.
in front of the Hall of Records
1 E. Main Street
Freehold
Always...Patsy Cline/ starring Regan Richards

July 6 - 16, 2016

8 pm
732-263-6889

Pollak Theater, Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch
Judy Gold

July 7-8, 2016

check for times
732-531-9106

Judy Gold is a comedian that presents her Drama Desk- nominated show 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother.
Axelrod Performing Arts Center
100 Grant Ave, Ocean Township, NJ 07712
Thursdays by the Sea in Long Branch

July 7, 2016

7:00 pm
732-222-7000 ext.5447

A week-night music series
featuring local talent.

Festival Plaza
Pier Village
The Bob Burger Band
2016 Belmar Songwriters On The Beach Concert

July 7, 2016

7 p.m.
732-681-3700 Ext. 214

Enjoy music on the beach & under the stars On the beach, at 5th & Ocean Ave.
Belmar, NJ 07719
Jessie Chris at iPlay

July 7, 2016

7 p.m.
732-577-8200

Country performer
iPlay America
Schanck Road, Freehold
NRG

July 7, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Downtown Freehold Concert Series
Monmouth County Hall of Records
1 East Main St., Freehold
L'Elisir d'Amore - Encore Performance

July 8, 2016

7 pm
732-263-6889

Monmouth University Center
For The Arts
Larchwood Ave.
West Long Branch
Lisa Lampanelli

July 8, 2016

9 p.m.
732-842-9000

Part of the Indie Street Film Festival
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Atlantic Highlands Fireworks

July 8, 2016

9:45 p.m.
732-872-8711

Fireworks are at 9:45 p.m. at the
Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor
Summer Flea Market at Allaire Village

July 9, 2016

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(732) 919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Rain date-7/10
Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Race

July 9, 2016

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Register for the race and get to
run a 3-mile course where you'll
climb towers, rocket down a water slide,
and crawl through tunnels.
Raceway Park
230 Pension Road, Englishtown
Bradley Beach Summer Saturdays in the Park

July 9, 2016

7 - 9 pm
732-776-2999

This week: Damn the Torpedoes
Tom Petty Cover Band
Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park
Main Street
Tommy James & The Shondells

July 9, 2016

8 pm
732-775-0035

Ocean Grove Great Auditorium
21 Pilgrim Pathway
Ocean Grove
Oldies Car Show at Monmouth Park

July 10, 2016

11 am
732-222-5100

Oldies Car Show day at
Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport Ave.
Oceanport
American Doll and Teddy Bear Tea Party

July 10, 2016

1 - 3:30 pm
732-531-2136

Eden Woolley House Yard
703 Deal Road, Ocean
Must make reservations
Rain date:July 17
Bands by the Beach in Long Branch

July 10, 2016

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
732-222-7000 ext. 5447

A Sunday night music series featuring local bands
Sonny Kenn Band
West End Park
Brighton Avenue, Long Branch
Red Bank Movies in the Park

July 12, 2016

dusk

Every Tuesday night
In Riverside Gardens
West Front Street
This week: Minions
Spring Lake Movies on the Beach

July13, 2016

dusk

Every Wednesday night
On the beach in front of the
Pavilion at Ocean and Tuttle Ave.
This week: Shaun the Sheep
NJ Sandcastle Contest in Belmar

July 13, 2016

8 a.m. - noon
732-681-3700 ext. 214

18th Avenue Beach, Belmar
*Raindate- July 14
Freedom Fest State Fair

July 13-17,2016

check for times
609-610-0910

Great event for both parents and kids!
Four nights of headliner bands!
Fireworks on Friday night.
Horse Park of NJ
626 Route 524, Allentown
(Exit 11 off I-195)
Sandy Hook 2016 Free Summer Concert Series

July 13, 2016

6 p.m.
(732) 291-7733

Each Wednesday during the summer come enjoy live entertainment at Sandy Hook's beach.
This week's performer:
Bobby Bandiera Band
Beach Area E
Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook Unit
Freehold Idol

July 13, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Talented singers aged 10 and older are given the spotlight to show off their vocal abilities in this very popular fourth annual singing contest.
in front of the Hall of Records
1 E. Main Street
Freehold
Doo Wop Project

July 14, 2016

check for times
732-531-9106

This quintet of singers bring authenticity and vocal excellence.
Axelrod Performing Arts Center
100 Grant Ave, Ocean Township, NJ 07712
La Boheme - Encore Performance

July 14, 2016

7 pm
732-263-6889

Monmouth University Center
For The Arts
Larchwood Ave.
West Long Branch
2016 Belmar Songwriters On The Beach Concert

July 14, 2016

7 p.m.
732-681-3700 Ext. 214

Enjoy music on the beach & under the stars
On the beach, at 5th & Ocean Ave.
Belmar, NJ 07719
Thursdays by the Sea in Long Branch

July 14, 2016

7:00 pm
732-222-7000 ext.5447

A week-night music series
featuring local talent.

Festival Plaza
Pier Village
After the Reign
Phil Engel Band

July 14, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Downtown Freehold Concert Series
Monmouth County Hall of Records
1 East Main St., Freehold
Agatha Christine's "And Then There Were None"

July 15-August 14, 2016

check for show times
732-462-9093

A superlative mystery about ten guilty strangers trapped on an island. Learn how each of the soldiers met their death in this mystery nursery rhyme.
Center Playhouse
35 South Street, Freehold
Tommy

July 15 -24, 2016

check for times
732-842-9000

Presented by Phoenix Productions
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Belmar Fireworks

July 15, 2016

9 pm
732-681-3700

Beachfront at Dusk
The Little Mermaid

July 16-July 31, 2016

Check for show times
732-528-9211

Based on one of the most beloved stories and classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a story for the ages. This fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs you'll always remember!
Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan
WWE Superstar Kevin Owens

July 16, 2016

11 a.m.
732-577-8200

iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Surf & Turf Festival at Monmouth Park

July 16 & 17, 2016

11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(732) 222-5100

Surf & Turf & live music!
Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport
James P. Allaire's Birthday Celebration at Allaire Village

July 16, 2016

Noon to 4 pm
(732) 919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Sandy Hook Bay Anglers Fishing Tournament

July 16-17, 2016

TBA
732-291-1444

Join for the Sandy Hook Bay Anglers Fishing Tournament!
Atlantic Highlands Harbor
Atlantic Highlands FilmOneFest

July 16, 2016

5 p.m.-10 p.m.
732-737-7160

Atlantic Highland's popular free one minute film festival screens short films under the stars. Enjoy crafters, food vendors & more!

Atlantic Highlands Harbor
2 Simon Lake Drive, Atlantic Highlands
Bradley Beach Summer Saturdays in the Park

July 16, 2016

7 - 9 pm
732-776-2999

This week:Tropical Steel Band
Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park
Main Street
The Beach Boys

July 16, 2016

8 pm
732-775-0035

Ocean Grove Great Auditorium
21 Pilgrim Pathway
Ocean Grove
Atlantic Highlands Summer Concert's at the Gazebo

July 17, 2016

7 pm

Tonight: Carl Gentry
Municipal Harbor Gazebo
1 Simon Lake Drive, Atl. Highlands
Bands by the Beach in Long Branch

July 17, 2016

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
732-222-7000 ext. 5447

A Sunday night music series featuring local bands
Predator Dub Assasins
West End Park
Brighton Avenue, Long Branch
The Princess Bride (1987)

July 18, 2016

7 p.m.
732-842-9000

Come see a free summer blockbuster!
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank
Red Bank Movies in the Park

July 19, 2016

dusk

Every Tuesday night
In Riverside Gardens
West Front Street
This week: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Sandy Hook 2016 Free Summer Concert Series

July 20, 2016

6 p.m.
(732) 291-7733

Each Wednesday during the summer come enjoy live entertainment at Sandy Hook's beach.
This week's performer:
Sensational Soul Cruisers
Beach Area E
Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook Unit
Felix Truex: Off the Cuff

July 20, 2016


1-877-235-8587

Presented by Cabaret for Life
McLoone's Supper Club
1200 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park
Freehold Idol

July 20, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Talented singers aged 10 and older are given the spotlight to show off their vocal abilities in this very popular fourth annual singing contest.
in front of the Hall of Records
1 E. Main Street
Freehold
Eric Burdon & The Animals

July 20, 2016

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
2016 Belmar Songwriters On The Beach Concert

July 21, 2016

7 p.m.
732-681-3700 Ext. 214

Enjoy music on the beach & under the stars
On the beach, at 5th & Ocean Ave.
Belmar, NJ 07719
Thursdays by the Sea in Long Branch

July 21, 2016

7:00 pm
732-222-7000 ext.5447

A week-night music series
featuring local talent.

Festival Plaza
Pier Village
The Nerds
Brian Kirk and the Jirks

July 21, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Downtown Freehold Concert Series
Monmouth County Hall of Records
1 East Main St., Freehold
Howell Movies on the Library Lawn

July 22, 2016

dusk

Every Friday night
On the library lawn
318 Old Tavern Road
This week: Elf
Cosi Fan Tutte- Encore Performance

July 22, 2016

7 pm
732-263-6889

Monmouth University Center
For The Arts
Larchwood Ave.
West Long Branch
"Ducky Derby" at Allaire Village

July 23, 2016 (Rain Date: 7/30)

10 am-4:00pm
732-919-3500

Rubber ducks race down the Millpond.
Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Asbury Park Blues & Brews Festival

July 23, 2016

noon to 8 pm
732-933-1984

Bradley Park across from
Convention Hall and the Boardwalk
Featuring all-day music performances
Bradley Beach Summer Saturdays in the Park

July 23, 2016

7 - 9 pm
732-776-2999

This week:Fun While You Wait & We're Ghosts Now
Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park
Main Street
The Sinking of the Andrea Doria: End of an Era

July 23, 2016

8 - 10:30 pm
732-280-3000

60th Anniversary Commemoration
Guest speaker:Michael Hyduk
Info Age Science History Learning Center
2201 Marconi Road, Wall
100 Years of Broadway

July 23, 2016

8 p.m.
732-775-0035

Ocean Grove Great Auditorium
21 Pilgrim Pathway
Ocean Grove
Atlantic Highlands Summer Concert's at the Gazebo

July 24, 2016

7 pm

Tonight: Racin Time
Municipal Harbor Gazebo
1 Simon Lake Drive, Atl. Highlands
Bands by the Beach in Long Branch

July 24, 2016

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
732-222-7000 ext. 5447

A Sunday night music series featuring local bands
Stringbean & the Stalkers Band
West End Park
Brighton Avenue, Long Branch
Red Bank Movies in the Park

July 26, 2016

dusk

Every Tuesday night
In Riverside Gardens
West Front Street
This week: Zootopia
Spring Lake Movies on the Beach

July 27, 2016

dusk

Every Wednesday night
On the beach in front of the
Pavilion at Ocean and Tuttle Ave.
This week: Ferris Bueller"s Day Off
Annual Monmouth County Fair

July 27 - 31, 2016

see website for times
(732) 842-4000

Opening night fireworks, 4-H events, animal shows & exhibits, rides& amusements, free stage entertainment, racing pigs, home & garden competition.
East Freehold Park Showgrounds
1500 Kozloski Rd, Freehold
Sandy Hook 2016 Free Summer Concert Series

July 27, 2016

6 p.m.
(732) 291-7733

Each Wednesday during the summer come enjoy live entertainment at Sandy Hook's beach.
This week's performer:
The Carl Gentry Band
Beach Area E
Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook Unit
Felix Truex: Off the Cuff

July 27, 2016

7 p.m.
1-877-235-8587

Presented by Cabaret for Life
McLoone's Supper Club
1200 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park
Freehold Idol

July 27, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Talented singers aged 10 and older are given the spotlight to show off their vocal abilities in this very popular fourth annual singing contest.
in front of the Hall of Records
1 E. Main Street
Freehold
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