Aug 18: Beach Fest 2018 (Atlantic Highlands)For the first time ever, 2000 tons of sand will be trucked in and the Atlantic Highlands Harbor Beach will be created! Sand Castle Competitions, Family/team Tug-O-War with prizes, Live Music, Bucket Brigades, Kids activities, Vendors, Food, Snacks, Crafters, Beer & Wine Garden, Entertainers, FREE KIDS FISHING DERBY! 12-7pm.Aug 25: Long Branch Jazz and Blues Festival (Long Branch)The Great Lawn, 12-9pm. Vendors of exotic and regional NJ food, ! Features well-known jazz and blues artists, Kid's Activities, the Beach, and Fireworks at 10.Sep 29-Sep 30: Sea.Hear.Now Festival (Asbury Park)The inaugural Sea.Hear.Now Festival has announced its initial lineup featuring headliners Jack Johnson and Incubus, along with Social Distortion, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Brandi Carlile, Milky Chance, Blondie, Kaleo, The Front Bottoms, Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls, and more. With feet in the sand, fans will enjoy music on the beach with more than 25 bands on 3 stages at North Beach Asbury Park and Bradley Park, September 29-30.Sep 30: Red Bank Guiness Oyster Festival (Red Bank)12-7pm, in the White St parking lot. Huge family friendly, food,
music, beer & wine festival celebrating the opening of oyster season. This event showcases Red Bank's excellent restaurants and entertains thousands with continuous live music on two stages.