10 fun & exciting events happening at the Jersey Shore post Labor Day weekend in September

Frequently viewed as the unofficial end of summer, Labor Day weekend is a time for relaxation, celebration, and downright fun for many people. The Jersey Shore is especially accommodating for all those activities, seeing that there’s never a shortage of fun events happening in-and-around the area. Afterwards, however, is a totally different story because for many, it’s back to business and to the usual routines.

If you’re sad about the prospect of summer’s unofficial end with Labor Day, don’t worry because the Jersey Shore area still hosts an assortment of fun and exciting events post Labor Day weekend in September. For this list, we’ve picked out 10 specific ones we feel stand out amongst the rest, which are arranged in chronological order as well for your convenience.

Without any further wait, let’s get started with this list! For more details about each one, just click the title.

Asbury Park Oyster Festival

|September 7 to September 9|

Where: Asbury Park

What: Festical

Circle the dates down! The Asbury Park OysterFest makes its return from September 7th to 9th, with this 3-day event featuring oysters, seafood, live music, crafts, and much more!

Asbury Park OysterFest

Kites at the Pier Festival

|September 8|

Where: Long Branch

What: Kite Festival

Kite flyers will be flocking to the annual Kites at the Pier Festival on Saturday, September 8th, where enthusiasts of all levels will be showcasing their amazing creations and flying them!

Kites at the Pier

Food Trucktoberfest

|September 8|

Where: Monmouth Park (Oceanport, NJ)

What: Food truck festival

All good things have to come to an end sometime. Monmouth Park will be wrapping up the food truck season with one last major event on Saturday, September 9th, with “Food Trucktoberfest.”

Food Trucktoberfest

Bradley Beach Car Show

|September 15|

Where: Bradley Beach

What: Car show

If you have a passion for cars, then you’ll want to surely swing by the Bradley Beach Car Show on Saturday, September 15th, where it’ll feature a slew of rides for people to check out – in addition to food, vendors, live music, and much more!

Bradley Beach Car Show 2018

Belmar Feast of San Gennaro

|September 15 & September 16|

Where: Belmar

What: Festival

Don’t let the post Labor Day weekend prospect get you down, seeing that there are still going to be plenty of fun and exciting things happening in-and-around the area! One of them in particular is the Belmar Feast of San Gennaro, which will be held on September 15th and 16th.

Belmar Feast of San Gennaro

Fair Haven’s Oktoberfest

|September 15|

Where: Fair Haven

What: Beer festival

Just because Labor Day weekend is regarded by many as the unofficial end of the summer, it doesn’t mean the end of fun events in our area. Fair Haven’s Oktoberfest will be held on Saturday, September 15th, featuring live music, food trucks, craft beers, kids activities & much more!

Fair Haven's Oktoberfest 2018

Red Bank Food & Wine Walk

|September 16|

Where: Red Bank

What: Food & Drink Tasting

This year’s Red Bank Food & Wine Walk is shaping out in becoming one frequent fun-filled event. That’s because there are four dates on tap for it, which will feature an assortment of tasty lite bites, refreshing beverages, and many more treats from several Red Bank restaurants, bars, and eateries taking part in it!

Red Bank Food and Wine Walk 2018

Allaire Fall Festival

|September 22|

Where: The Historic Village at Allaire (Wall, NJ)

What: Festival

Join The Historic Village at Allaire for its “19th Century Fall Harvest Festival” on Saturday, September 22nd, where you can celebrate the harvest with various activities being showcased throughout the day!

Allaire Fall Festival

Taste of Atlantic Highlands

|September 30|

Where: Atlantic Highlands

What: Food & Drink Tasting

Who doesn’t like a food tasting event? If you’re looking to give your palate a serious workout, then you’ll want to check out the Taste of Atlantic Highlands, an event filled with food, drinks, fun, and much more, which will be held on Sunday, September 30th.

Taste of Atlantic Highlands

Guinness Oyster Festival

|September 30|

Where: Red Bank

What: Beer & Food Festival

It’s oyster season! That means the annual Guinness Oyster Festival makes its return to Red Bank, which is going to be on Sunday, September 30th, featuring plenty of oysters to try out, Guinness (as well as some other brews), live music, vendors, and yes, an assortment of food from various food vendors.

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