Springtime Activities In Southern Monmouth County!



Squan Plaza has several events planned as the weather warms starting with an Electric Car Show: An Earth Day Drive-n-Ride event on Sun., April 23 from noon to 3 p.m. It is sponsored by the Manasquan Environmental Commission in Partnership with Circle BMW. There will be a charge point electric car charging stations available. Ride/drive BMW i3s and talk with local environmental groups.

The second event at Squan Plaza is the annual antique, craft, flea market and bake sale which is at the plaza Fri., May 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 732.714.6519 to reserve a table at $30 or$40 with a car.


As wonderful as the beach is, take some time to get yourself some culture. The Garden State Philharmonic is playing The Magic of Mozart at the Spring Lake Theatre on Third Ave., Sat., April 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40.

Please note: Officials in Spring Lake have expanded the time bike riders can cruise the boardwalk. The new times are 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. replacing the previous 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.


Surfs Up! Surfing fans will want to head to Belmar for the New Jersey State Surfing Championships May 6 and 7. The competition will divide surfers into age groups and amateurs as well as professionals who are also welcome to compete.

25th Culinary Classic – Spring Lake Heights

The 25th Culinary Classic will be held at Doolan’s in Spring Lake Heights Mon., Sept. 26. The event is a fundraiser for the Monmouth Ocean Food Bank. Area restaurants will present samples of their favorite dishes along with selections of their specialty cocktails and wines to ticket holders.

Participating restaurants include: Harpoon Willie’s; Bar Anticipation; BeachHaus Brewery; Joe Leone’s and Langosta Lounge

Visit foodbankmoc.org/events/culintary-classic for more information.

New Jersey Artistry

Real life-like sculptures by famous New Jersey artist Seward Johnson will soon be seen in downtown Spring Lake.  The outdoor exhibit “Celebrating the Familiar” comes to town from September 17 to January 1 of the new year.

The 14 bronze sculptures depict people doing ordinary things such as sitting on a bench reading or throwing away a piece of garbage.

The exhibit comes from the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ.