On New Year’s Eve the Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten on Lake Avenue in Asbury Park is holding a family holiday celebration beginning at 4 p.m. with live music and activities fro the kids. At 6 p.m. attendees can watch the German New Year’s Eve ball drop.
The Stephen Crane House in Asbury Park is hosting it’s 17th annual Season’s Readings event on Dec. 17 at 3 p.m. The Crane House is located at 508 4th Ave. There will be stories, poems and songs. The event is free but guests are asked to bring an unwrapped toy for the annual toy drive. Cash or check donations are also welcome.
Take a stroll on the Asbury Park Boardwalk every Thursday until August 25 to here the Asbury Park Concert Band now in its 71st season. The concerts begin at 7 p.m. on the boardwalk between McLoone’s Restaurant and Convention Hall at Ocean and Fifth avenues. These FREE concerts are held rain or shine with the band heading into the casino walkway at the south end of the boardwalk in the event of rain. Visit www.johnluckenbillmusic.wordpress.com.
Calling all art lovers! The Asbury Park Historical Society is hosting its 11th annual Art on the Boardwalk art show Sun. Aug. 21. The show is open to all painters, photographers and sculptors. No crafters please. The show is set between Sunset and Fifth avenues. For additional information call Teddy Chomko at 848.667.3432.
Asbury Park, NJ – August 2, 2016 – Week six of the the 10-week Levitt AMP Asbury Park Music Series continued at Springwood Park with Dr. Cheeko and Random Test. Construction of the park was completed just over one month and a half ago, and the grand opening was held on June 18th. This was the first public park ever built on the west side.
During the performance of the Bob Marley hit, “Could You Be Loved?” Asbury Park police officer, Craig Breiner, began to dance. His joy and positivity attracted the attention of community members and residents, who joined him immediately. Lucky for us, the scene also attracted the attention of a few cameras…
The video has been viewed over 35,000 times. You can watch the video and help spread this positive message, one that is so important in our country’s time of turmoil, here:
The Asbury Park Music Foundation would like to thank Officer Breiner for helping us shine a positive light on our city and the men and women of public safety. Don’t miss next weeks concert featuring latin groove performers MonteRosa Band, and opening act Karen Lee & Sympathetic Resonance. See the full schedule at http://concerts.levittamp.org/asbury_park.
Source: Asbury Park Music Foundation
Looking for good music and a good time on Monday nights this summer? Head over to the new Springwood Avenue Park on Asbury’s west side, where a variety of singers and musicians will perform. Snacks from the Kula Cafe are available, and there is a playground for the kids, so bring a beach chair and the whole family!
The award winning Art Star Craft Bazaar of Philadelphia is coming to Asbury Park’s Bradley Park July 30 and 31. There will be over 50 curated art and craft vendors. It’s free to the public and held rain or shine! The first 50 customers will receive a tote bag too.
Asbury Park is becoming one of the premier places for summer rentals. This season has seen an uptick in both demand and prices.
There are several properties listed on Air BNB for between $300 and $500 per night, depending on how close they are to the ocean.
Asbury Park was also recently features in Travel Magazine as a new “destination” beach town.
Ever wanted to learn the Tango? Bradley Beach is offering free lessons by Lee Sager and Chellee Fellows on Wednesdays at the boardwalk gazebo, Fifth and Ocean avenues from 7 p.m to 8 p.m until the end of August. Open dancing will follow the lesson and the public is invited.
For the artsy crowd, especially on a bad beach day, Heaven Gallery on Cookman Avenue has a multi media display of art treasures created by 11 Jersey shore artists. The exhibit will run until August 7 at the gallery, 721 Cookman Avenue, on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.