Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival. Over 150 different breweries from across the country will showcase their unique libations. The focus of festival is the promotion and education of craft beers and a celebration of the brewers that create them.
Apr 27-Apr 28
New Jersey Renaissance Faire. Travel back to the days of yore and merry olde England as the historic village of Smithville is transformed into the Shire of Smithville in the heart of the English Renaissance. Fun for the whole family including comedy, tragedy, sword fighting, dance, song, knights, jesters and so much more.
Children's Festival. Popcorn, face-painting, balloon animals, and games are just some of the events to look forward to! Admission to the Children’s Festival in Historic Smithville is free.
Belmar Area events
6th Jersey Shore Biz Fest. Jersey Shore's largest business and consumer expo. FREE to attend! 5-8pm at the Jumping Brook Country Club. Join almost 100 exhibitors and network with 500 guests to promote our local economy.
May 17-May 19
Belmar Seafood Festival. One of the largest seafood festivals in the nation. Great seafood, crafters, and live entertainment. Silver Lake Park.
Garden State Film Festival. Since 2003, thousands of films have made their public premiers, hundreds of thousands of people from around the world have attended; and the total infusion of cash to local businesses since inception exceeds $5 million. It was held in Asbury Park, in and around the Convention Hall complex. From 2014 to 2017, it was held in Atlantic City. In 2018, it returned to Asbury Park.
Asbury Park Annual Easter Pageant. The annual event is a popular best of contest with prizes given for everything from most creative bonnets to best dressed men, women, boys, girls, and families. 1pm at Convention Hall.