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The best events happening in Monmouth County, NJ

The Jersey Shore is undeniably one of the biggest attractions in the garden state, even when it’s not peak season. As the leaves on the trees continue to change into their fall colors, there will continue to be several events held during the fall in Monmouth County. People need something to do while they’re here, right?

Events continue to be held all throughout the county, even though the amount may still not compare to the same levels we saw a couple years ago. It’s time consuming to sniff out and uncover local events in Monmouth County, but we’re here to make it really simple by sharing the best events happening in Monmouth County — all in one convenient place for you to check out.

In this guide, we’ll be listing all kinds of events ranging from concerts, fairs, local craft fairs, and much more. As events happen and new ones become announced, we’ll make sure to update this guide so you stay informed. Although, you can always stay up-to-date with all the happenings with our standard events guide. Don’t forget also to check out some of our other guides below!


Howl-O-Ween costume party

When: October 30, 2021
Where: The Seafarer Bar, 1 Atlantic Street, Highlands, NJ

Why we picked the Howl-O-Ween costumer party:

It’s going to be a howling good time in Highlands with the upcoming Howl-O-Ween costume contest at The Seafarer Bar on Saturday, October 30, proudly presented by the Highlands Business Partnership.

Join us at Seafarer, 1 Atlantic St., Highlands, NJ, 07732, Saturday, October 30th at 3pm! There will be a free costume contest for dogs and their humans, prizes for scariest, most original and funniest costumes. Discounted drinks for dog owners and Trivia Contests!


Granny’s Attic Craft Show

When: November 20, 2021
Where: Thompson Middle School, 1001 Middletown-Lincroft Road, Middletown, NJ

Why we picked Granny’s Attic Craft Show:

After its cancellation last year, the annual Granny’s Attic Craft Show will be making its return on Saturday, November 20, featuring vendors covering crafts, art work, jewelry, and much more!

JOIN US for the 40th ANNUAL
Granny’s Attic Craft Show
Saturday, November 20th, 2021
(The Saturday before Thanksgiving…it’s a tradition!)
8am-5pm
Thompson Middle School
1001 Middletown-Lincroft Rd
Middletown, NJ 07748


Super Jersey Comic Expo

When: November 6, 2021
Where: Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Rd, Holmdel, NJ

Why we picked Super Jersey Comic Expo:

Comic book expos are actually quite rare, especially in the garden state. Sure, New York City lays claim to the annual New York Comic Con, which is traditionally held in the fall, but Jersey doesn’t have anything remotely close to that scale. That’s why the Super Jersey Comic Expo in Holmdel is one to be excited about!

Yes, it’s the event for anyone who is into comic books, memorabilia, toys, science fiction, and collectibles. Since it’s being held at the sprawling metroburb known as Bell Works, this expo won’t be affected by the weather. While you’re there, too, you can relish on some of the fancy bites at any of the local eateries inside of Bell Works — or catch a refreshing drink from its outdoor deck bar called Bar Bella.


Magic Of Lights

When: November 19, 2021 to January 2, 2021
Where: PNC Bank Arts Center, 116 Garden State Pkwy, Holmdel, NJ

Why we picked Magic of Lights:

You know the holidays is here when Magic of Lights: Drive-Through Holiday Lights Experience comes back to PNC Bank Arts Center. It’s happening for a limited time, 11/19/2020 to 1/2/2021, so you don’t want to miss out on this one-of-a-kind showcase!


Santa Paws with The Brodie Fund

When: December 5, 2021
Where: The Whitechapel Projects, 15 Second Ave, Long Branch NJ

Why we picked Santa Paws with The Brodie Fund:

It’s been a fun ride for them, with helping out pets fighting cancer, but The Brodie Fund will be hosting its last ever event with Santa Paws at The Whitechapel Projects in Long Branch on Saturday, December 4. Swing on by with your favorite pet for a photo with Santa!

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