29th Annual Oceanfest at Long Branch to feature food, fun, entertainment, & fireworks show on July 4th

July 4th will be here soon enough and if you’re looking for something local to do for it, then consider the 29th Annual Oceanfest at Long Branch on Thursday, July 4th

Oceanfest 2019 takes place on Thursday, July 4th from 10AM – 10PM with Fireworks at 9:00 PM!

Come for a stroll along the beautiful beachfront while you enjoy live music, boardwalk entertainers, delicious food, arts, crafts, vendors, fireworks and so much more!

It’s the biggest seasonal event on the Jersey Shore — in fact, it’s the biggest Independence Day celebration anywhere in New Jersey, and it happens every July 4th right here in Long Branch.

Each year since 1990, crowds numbering in the hundreds of thousands have descended upon the city’s oceanfront promenade from points all over the Mid-Atlantic region for Oceanfest — an all-day, family friendly festival that brings together the most memorable sights, sounds and sensations of the summer season. Not just a music or food festival; much more than a craft sale or street fair, Oceanfest combines the best parts of everyone’s favorite summertime memory — and caps it all off with the most spectacular fireworks display you’ll see anywhere along the Jersey coast.

At Oceanfest, visitors can stroll the famous beachfront, take in the wonderful views, enjoy performances by dancers, musicians, clowns and musical acts, sample from a smorgasbord of food vendors, and check out the wares of crafters from all over the northeast. You can even see a fabulous sand sculpture, meet a familiar costumed character, and catch some cool ocean breezes.

Brought to you by the Greater Long Branch Chamber of Commerce and the City of Long Branch, Oceanfest is a regional event made possible with the support of such corporate sponsors as Monmouth Medical Center, Ocean Place Resort & Spa, and Monmouth University, as well as through the generosity of numerous individuals and businesses in the local area. It’s a public/private partnership that has worked to create an attraction that’s truly special; an event of which everyone can be proud.

Visit: for more info.

General Contact: 732-222-0400 or

Send mail to: PO Box 628, Long Branch, NJ 07740

For sponsorship info, please contact Nancy Kleiberg at 732-222-0400.

This event will be running from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM all along the Long Branch boardwalk, with the fireworks show slated for 9:00 PM.

Check out some of our photos below from the event in previous years, as well as our video above!

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