2018 Themed Summer Events
Memorial Day Festival
Friday through Sunday, May 25th - May 27th, Memorial Day Festival at the beachfront promenade
FOURTH OF JULY
In recoginition of the Fourth of July the Borough of Bradley Beach will be conducting a Firework display on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at the beachfront promenade at 9 pm. (Rain Date: Saturday, July 7, 2018)F
Bradley Beach Arts Council "Ireland at the Beach"
Fri & Sat. - July 13 & 14 - Bradley Beach Arts Council presents "Ireland at the Beach" at the Fifth Avenue Gazebo (Rain Date Sun 7/15/18 ) lead by Julia Rand , Celtic singers, Irish step dancers, Irish plays, poems and folk songs and more. The audience is invited to join in the fun.
Sat. July 21st – Bradley Beach Pirate Day & Evening Concert – Celebrate Bradley Beach Day with Town-wide Pirate Themed Events, Live Music Entertainment & More! Pirate Action ALL Day!
- Bradley Beach Library Open House 9am-12:30pm Pirate Crafts & More
- Downtown Pirate Specials from local businesses
- 5-9pm Evening Pirate Party… (5th Ave. x Ocean Ave. Bradley Beach Gazebo & Boardwalk) – FREE ADMISSION Including: Tropical Bouncy House, Climb Skull Mountain, Airbrush Tattoos, Live Aquatic and Reptile Booth, A Real Live Mermaid!, Pirates & Vendors, 7-9pm Random Test Reggae Band & Enter the Adult Pirate Costume Contest.
Email: Tourism@BradleyBeachNJ.gov for vendor info.
Sat. Aug. 18th – “Spicy Saturday” 5-9pm Salsa Tasting Contest (local restaurants compete to win the prized 2018 “Bradley Beach Golden Pepper Trophy”) (5-7pm) & Live Latin Music (7-9pm) Riley Park
Sat. Sept. 15th – “Bradley Beach Car Show”, 12-4pm Ocean Ave. Beachfront (rain date Sun. Sept.16th)
Sat. Oct. 20th – “Howl-O-Ween Dog Festival & Pooch Parade”, 12-3pm Riley Park (rain date Sun. Oct. 21st)
Fri. Nov. 23rd – “Beach Bon Fire”, 6pm, 5th Avenue x The Beach Oceanfront
Sat. Nov. 24th – “Small Business Saturday”, Support our local independent establishments
Sat. Nov. 25th – “Tree Lighting”, 4-6pm Riley Park
Sunday, December 2nd - Menorah Lighting, Riley Park at Dusk
2018 Recurring Summer Events
Recurring Summer Events:
“Bradley Fresh” Farmers Market (Now at the Beachfront 5th ave Gazebo Boardwalk Beachfront)
Featuring Live Local Musicians - Thursday Evenings, 5-9pm, May 31st to Aug.30th
Summer Mondays - “Opera by the Sea” (Oceanfront Gazebo - 5th Ave. x Boardwalk) - Every Mondays at 7-9pm, on: July 9th, July 16th, July 23rd, July 30th, Aug. 6th (dates may be extend for rain cancellations*)
Summer Tuesday’s - “Line Dancing” (Oceanfront Gazebo - 5th Ave. x Boardwalk) - Every other Tuesdays at 7-9pm, on: June 26th, July 10th, July 24th, Aug. 7th, Aug. 21st (dates may be extend for rain cancellations*)
Wednesday's - Latin Dance - Instructional class followed by a social dance at the Gazebo located at
Ocean Avenue (and 5th Avenue), Bradley Beach, NJ, on the following 2018 dates:
Every-other Summer Wednesday, 7-9pm; June 27th, July 11th, July 25th, August 8th, August 22th
DJ Jay Danceman (Oceanfront Gazebo - 5th Ave. x Boardwalk) - Modern Mix Family DJ Dancing,
Fridays at 7-9pm on: June, 29, July 20th, July 27th, Aug 10th, Aug. 24th (dates may be extend for rain cancellations*)
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