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Schedule of Events for 2017

Saturday, April 8th -  Annual Easter Egg Hunt 1 pm at the Newark Avenue Beach *Rain date is Saturday, April 15th*

Saturday, April 15th - Doggy Easter Egg Hunt 1-2 pm at Riley Park (Main Street)

Saturday, May 6th - BBFD Ladies Auxiliary Town Garage Sale -Rain Date 5/7/17

Saturday, May 20th - "Taste of Bradley" , Riley Park (11:30 am- 3:00 pm)  Restaurant & Shopping Tour of Bradley Beach, Experience Tastings, Sales, Specials & Samplings from local establishments throughout Bradley Beach with purchase of a wristband available at Borough Hall and Eventbrite.com

Saturday, May 27th thru May 29th - Memorial Day Event beachfront

Monday, May 29th- Memorial Day service at Riley Park

Summer Beachfront Entertainment at Fifth Avenue Gazebo

starting at 7:00 pm  (Free of charge)

Monday - "Opera by the Sea"  August 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

Tuesday - "Line Dancing" June 27th, July 11th & 25th August 8th & 22nd

Wednesday - "Tango Lessons" (free of charge) May 24th & 31st every Wednesday in June, July & August, September 6th & 13th

Friday "Family DJ Dancing" - June 30th, July 14th & 28th, August 11th & 25th


"BRADLEY FRESH" , Farmers Market & Local Artisan Goods

June, July & August at Riley Park 5pm - 9 pm

Tuesday, June 20th Junior Lifeguard Program begins at 9:30 am at the Second Avenue Beach - Please see Beach Department-Junior Lifeguards for info and application

Saturday, June 24th and Sunday June 25th – Bradley Beach Chamber of Commerce Annual Lobster Fest at the Fifth Avenue Gazebo on Ocean Avenue 11am until 9PM 

Saturday, July 1st - The Jack Wright Ocean Mile Swim - 9:30 am - Kent Avenue Beach

Saturday, July 1st - "Free Summer Concert" at Riley Park 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Monday, July 3rd – Fireworks Display starting at 9:00 pm at the Beachfront rain date Saturday, July 8th

Friday & Saturday, July 21st & 22nd "Shakespeare" performances by the Bradley Beach Arts Council (Free of charge)  at the Fifth Avenue Gazebo *rain date July 23rd*

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Saturday, July 29th - "Bradley Beach Pirate Day" – Celebrate Bradley Beach Day with Town-wide Pirate-Themed Events!  Local Business specials, look for Pirate-dressed individuals throughout town, & daytime Kids Treasure hunt for Captain William Kids Buried treasure at the Bradley Beach Library at 11:00 am . Free-to-all, Evening events in Riley Park from 5-9:30pm include: Pirate Performances By the Sea Dogs, Valhalla's Pirates, live Reggae Band, “The Verdict”, and vendors! Riley Park  (*rain date Sat. Aug 5th)

Saturday, August 19th - Bradley Beach 5K - Start at Ocean & Fifth Avenue Register on line http://www.eliteracingsystems.com/  or click here

Saturday, August  19th “Spicy Saturday”  at Riley Park 5:00 - 9:00 pm  (Salsa Tasting Contest,  local restaurants compete to win the prized 2017 “Bradley Beach Golden Pepper Trophy”, 5-7pm) & Enjoy vendors and live Latin music featuring Cumbia, Bachata & Merengue all evening long.  Free of charge *rain date Sat. Aug. 26th*

Saturday, Sept. 16th “Bradley Beach Car Show”, on Ocean Avenue Beachfront 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  Family Friendly, featuring beautiful Cars & Motorcycles, Vendors, Food & Amenities, Live Music, Playground & An Ocean View!  Free of charge (*rain date Sun. Sept.17th) Vehicle Participants, $15 pre-registration, Contact Meredith 347.528.5342 / VintageVarietyShop@Yahoo.com)

Saturday, Oct. 21st “Howl-O-Ween Dog Festival & Pooch Parade”, at Riley Park 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm *rain date Sun. Oct. 22th* Live Music at  featuring the Tom Petty tribute band, Damn the Torpedoes!  Join the pooch parade at 2:00 pm , Canine costume contest and talent show. Win big prizes from local establishments!

Monday, Oct. 30th -  HALLOWEEN PARADE at Riley Park 6:00 pm. Registration at the BB Firehouse at 5:00 pm. (Rain Date October 31, 2017) 

Saturday, November 11th- Annual Veteran's Day Service in Riley Park 11am

Friday, November 24th-
Annual Bonfire at Beachfront 6:00 pm (Rain date Dec 2nd)

Sunday, November 26th – Annual Tree Lighting 4pm in Riley Park Refreshments & Entertainment and Santa Claus arrives at 5pm

Annual Menorah Lighting 
in Riley Park at Dusk





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