You know it’s autumn weather when the temperatures hover between the 40s and 60s! Even though summer’s buzz has long faded by now, there are still plenty of exciting things happening in-and-around the Jersey Shore area! It all culminates with Thanksgiving’s arrival and then the busiest shopping weekend in the year with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday!
We’ve compiled a list of 10 fun and exciting events happening in-and-around the Jersey Shore in November 2019. From Thanksgiving related events, to some benefit events held for a good cause, and even a shopping bazaar where you can get all of your holiday shopping done, there’s a good variety to consider and check out with our guide below. They’re arranged chronologically, so you’ll know what’s happening the soonest.
As always, stay up-to-date by frequently checking out our events pages to ensure you know what’s good going on locally. Click the headers to find out more about each individual event.
When: November 1-3
Where: Allaire State Park, 4265 Atlantic Ave, Wall Township, NJ
Description: Even though we still have to get through a few key dates, the holiday season is just about right around the corner. One of the events you should know about is the Stocking Stuffer Craft Show that’s being held at Allaire State Park in Farmingdale from November 1-3.
When: Sat, November 2, 11:30am – 5:00pm
Where: Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson Township, NJ
Description: Six Flags Great Adventure’s upcoming Grape Adventure Wine and Food Festival is something that should be on your radar when it happens on Saturday, November 2.
When: Sun, November 3, 9am – 12pm
Where: Asbury Park Convention Hall, 1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ
Description: Come out to Asbury Park for a good cause with Headstands for Hunger on Sunday, November 3, where you can take part in some yoga — while also checking out some of the vendors that’ll be there and much more!
When: Sat, November 9, 9am – 2pm
Where: Fort Monmouth Recreation Area, 2566 Guam Lane, Tinton Falls, NJ
Description: Shop local with the Fall Craft Show at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center on Saturday, November 9, where you’ll have the chance to shop from over 50 craft vendors. It’s being organized by Monmouth County Government and Monmouth County Park System.
When: Sun, November 10, 12pm – 2pm
Where: Red Bank, NJ
Description: It’s been an annual event in Red Bank, so dance the day away with Life Vest Inside and its Dance for Kindness 2019 event, which is being held on Sunday, November 10.
When: Sat, November 16, 11:00am – 9:30pm
Where: Laurita Winery, 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt, NJ
Description: Things only heat up for Laurita Winery in the fall! Take for example Laurita’s Autumn in the Vineyards Food Truck Festival, which is taking place November 16 & 17.
When: Sat, November 16, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Where: Allaire Village, Wall Township, NJ
Description: The kid in you will surely love this one! The Historic Village at Allaire will be hosting The Magic of Lionel, an event where you’ll learn about the history of Lionel Trains on Saturday, November 16.
When: Fri, November 22, 5pm – 11pm
Where: PNC Bank Arts Center, 116 Garden State Pkwy, Holmdel, NJ
Description: One of the area’s most dazzling and unique seasonal events is coming back. The Magic of Lights will be running at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel from November 22 to January 4, 2019, featuring a dazzling lights spectacle featuring some of your favorite holiday scenes.
When: Sat, November 23, 9am – 4pm
Where: Thompson Middle School, 1001 Middletown-Lincroft Rd, Middletown, NJ
Description: There are craft shows, but then there’s the annual Granny’s Attic Craft Show in Middletown, which is being held on Saturday, November 23!
When: Fri, November 29, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Broad Street & Canal Street, Broad St & Canal St, Red Bank, NJ
Description: The countdown has begun! The annual Red Bank Town Lighting event and Holiday Express concert will take place on Friday, November 29, along with Santa’s arrival and parade through town prior to the town lighting and concert.