And just like that, summer’s unofficial end has come! September may be the last hoorah for vacationers who call the Jersey Shore home for the summer, especially with all of the festivities surrounding Labor Day weekend. But don’t let the unofficial end of the summer get you down because there’s a lot of life after the summer around the area!
If you’re still sad about the prospect of summer’s unofficial end, 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 among the rest, which are arranged in chronological order as well for your convenience.
With that in mind, we present to you our list of 10 fun & exciting events happening in-and-around the Jersey Shore in September 2019! Check them out and click each header for more details!
When: Sep 5 – 8
Where: 29 Ocean Ave, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750
Description: Summer fun doesn’t end when Labor Day gets here. You can certainly expect for of those summer vibes with the Monmouth Beach Fireman’s Fair, which is being held September 5-8!
When: Sep 6 – 8, 2019
Where: 101 5th Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Description: The annual Asbury Park Oysterfest, proudly presented by Love Asbury Park (Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce), will be running from September 6-8, featuring food, fun, and lots of oysters! And oh yeah, it’s dog friendly too!
When: Sun, September 8, 11am – 5pm
Where: Red Bank, NJ
Description: The fall edition of the Red Bank street fair & craft show makes its return on Sunday, September 8th, featuring fun activities for the kids, craft vendors, food, and much more!
When: Sat, September 14, 11am – 5pm
Where: Monmouth Park, 175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport, NJ
Description: September signals the end of summer, but for Monmouth Park, they’re planning to keep things going with its latest food truck festival, Food Trucktemberfest, which is slated for Saturday, September 14th!
When: September 14-15
Where: Belmar, NJ
Description: If you love Italian food, then check out Belmar’s San Gennaro Festival, which is being held September 14-15 and featuring food, live music, dancing, vendors, and more!
When: Sun, September 15, 2pm – 5pm
Where: Red Bank, NJ
Description: Red Bank’s annual Food & Wine Walk is returning starting this summer and runs all the way through fall with four dates to experience it. Happening on the third Sunday of each month, it’s an opportunity to sample what Red Bank’s restaurants and eateries have to offer. Those dates are July 21, August 18, September 15, and October 20
When: Sep 21 – 22, 2019
Wherw: 1200 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ
Description: The dates for this year’s Sea Hear Now Festival in Asbury Park are set for September 21st & 22nd, featuring the Dave Matthews Band and The Lumineers as the headliners for this music, art, and surf festival.
When: Sat, September 21, 11am – 4pm
Where: Allaire State Park, 4265 Atlantic Ave, Wall Township, NJ
Description: Everything Apple! That’s undeniably what you can expect at the Fall Apple Festival on Saturday, September 21st, as The Historic Village at Allaire celebrates the harvest by offering tasty apple baked goods and refreshments!
When: Sun, September 22, 7am – 5pm
Where: Highlands, NJ
Description: Cyclist looking for a challenge will want to tackle the 18th annual Twin Lights Ride on Sunday, September 22nd, where they’ll have the choice of biking courses ranging from 15 to 100 miles along the Jersey Shore.
When: Sun, September 29, 12pm – 7pm
Where: White Street Parking Lot, Red Bank, NJ
Description: The 10th annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival is set for Sunday, September 29th, featuring live music from several local bands, food from 20 of Red Bank’s restaurants and eateries, and other fun activities for everyone to enjoy. And oh yeah, there will be plenty of Guinness and oysters as well!