Ocean Grove offers a unique, charming slice of life at the Jersey Shore with its trademark Victorian Architecture.
Founded in 1869, The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association owns the land in this section of Neptune Township.
Homeowners pay a small yearly fee to rent the land, signing a 99 year lease with every purchase.
Religious services are held at The Great Auditorium and boardwalk pavilion during the summer, and feature a line up of visiting inspirational preachers, authors, and choirs.
Ocean Grove is also home to its famous “Tent City” where canvas tents on wooden platforms have been summer homes to generations of families returning every year to enjoy a simpler way of life.
Ocean Grove has an active Chamber of Commerce which organizes events year round, including flea markets/craft shows, Vintage and British car shows along with the Fall Harvest and Holiday Festivals.
Accommodations may be found at any of its bed and breakfast’s or Victorian style hotels.
What To Love About Ocean Grove
Main Avenue’s downtown shops offer modern boutiques, art galleries, upscale clothing, gifts, home decor, and high end health and beauty products.
Shoppers can dine at a variety of BYOB restaurants.
As a “dry town” Ocean Grove does not allow alcohol to be sold in restaurants or stores.
The Ocean Grove Bake Shoppe sells home made goods, while Cheese on Main offers a variety of select cheeses, such as honey goat and horseradish cheddar along with specialty crackers and spreads.
It’s gourmet all the way on Main Avenue in Ocean Grove.
Its year round population of 3,000 residents gives the Grove a small town feel, while the summer crowds show it’s one of the Jersey Shore’s most desirable vacation spots.
The local Chamber of Commerce has a full listing of restaurants, shops, services, accommodations, and events!
Ocean Grove Homes For Sale
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