Southern Ocean County Chamber invites you to the Long Beach Island Region to take part in fantastic Jersey Shore traditions with a twist

Fourth of July, one of the true highlights of summer and celebrated from every corner of the Long Beach Island Region. Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites you to soak in summer with fireworks, concerts, and all the grand memories a Fourth of July at the beach can provide. This year, as part of the region’s Beach Culture Redefined campaign the member businesses and organizations have prepared even more for you to enjoy.

The Southern Ocean Chamber sampler of events to look forward to includes Star Spangled Magic starting June 29 through July 3 at Fantasy Island Amusement Park with free shows 730, 830 and 930pm,July 1, get prepped for the holiday with the Garage Kept Band free concert on the green in Beach Haven, July 2 head out for 2pm Sand Sculpting Contest on 25th St Beach in Barnegat Light, July 3 head out on an historic walking tour of Beach Haven with LBI Historical Association.

Celebrate the USA with an Independence Day Parade in Barnegat Light, visit Tuckerton Seaport for an old fashioned ice cream social in the heart of a 42 acre historic site that includes a lighthouse, surf museum and NJ folk life center. This event features cow milking contest, live entertainment, popsicle building contest and Head down to Beach Haven as it kicks off free beaches, tennis courts, and boat ramps every Wednesday during July and August in honor of its 125th Anniversary.

July 3 & 4 visit South End Surf and Paddle’s Shape Fest where Queen City Surf Boards will show how they are crafting boards, event features live Reggae music. Fireworks at dusk on the bay at Historic Barnegat dock with live concert, Bay Village in Beach Haven and Tuckerton or for a different view take a firework cruise on Miss Barnegat Light


July 1
Free Concert on the Green Beach Haven 7pm
Star Spangled Magic Fantasy Island Beach Haven

July 2
Sand Sculpting contest 2pm 25th Beach Barnegat Light
Alliance for a Living Ocean Critter Round up 11am-noon Bay view Park
Star Spangled Magic Show Fantasy Island Beach Haven

July 3
Shape Fest South End Surf n Paddle
Star Spangled Magic Show Fantasy Island Beach Haven

July 4
Craft Day by the Bay in Harvey Cedars 361 7900
Ice Cream Social at Tuckerton Seaport
Shape Fest South End Surf n Paddle – runs July 3-5
Barnegat Light Independence Day Parade 630pm
Fireworks Cruise on Miss Barnegat Light reservations needed 494 2094
Tuckerton Seaport Parade and Fireworks at Dusk
Concert & Fireworks Barnegat Municipal Dock at dusk
Fireworks over the Bay at Bay Village Beach Haven at dusk

July 6
Strictly Sixties Karaoke 7pm 68th Street Field Brant Beach
ALO’s Stand UP Paddle Tours 11am-Noon Bay View Park

For visitor information about LBI and the Mainland communities, contact Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce online at, call 609 494 7211 or stop into visitor center at 265 W 9th Street Ship Bottom. Follow on facebook as Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce and on all social as LBI Region. Pick up the 2015 LBI Region Escape Guide, the official visitor guide of the area at NJ Welcome Centers, Southern Ocean Visitor Center, Vacation Rental packets or online through chamber website.


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