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Schedule of Events for 2016

Please note that additional events will be listed when confirmed.
 

 

Saturday, March 28 – Annual Easter Egg Hunt 1pm at the Newark Avenue Beach rain date is Saturday, April 4

 

Saturday, May 21 - BBFD Ladies Auxiliary Town Garage Sale


Saturday, May 28 thru May 30 - Memorial Day Event beachfront

Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day service at Riley Park


Friday, June 3 - BRADLEY BEACH COMMUNITY EXTRAVAGANZA
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Bradley Beach Recreational Center (1217 Main Street, Bradley Beach)
Info: pto_bbes@yahoo.com
Features a food court, kids activities, vendor tables, a magician, inflatables, Yosi in concert and more Art Exhibit by both BBES students and local artists



Saturday, June 11 – Go Fish at Sylvan Lake 10am Ages 16 & Under


Saturday, June 11 -
“A Taste of Bradley!”
- Restaurant & Shopping Tour of Bradley Beach
- 11.30am-3pm (Downtown Bradley Beach, Riley Park & ALL of Bradley Beach) – Featuring: Tastings, Samples & Specials throughout town from participating Restaurants & Establishments, with a wristband! ($20 wristbands in advance, $25 on event day) Discounted Pre-sale wristband tickets ONLINE! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-taste-of-bradley-restaurant-shopping-tour-of-bradley-beach-nj-tickets-25276010227
Riley Park will host demonstrations and entertainment
from Bradley Beach Organizations & Businesses until 1pm. 
Followed by Acoustic Music from the talented Joshua Mark.
(Rain Date-Sun. June 12th)




Saturday, June 18th – “School’s Out For Summer!”  5pm-7.30pm (Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park) – Kids day Fest!, ages 2 yrs and up! Supporting the Bradley Beach Public Library Featuring: Art, Animals & Music! A collaborative Art Piece! Educational presentations from: NJ’s local certified wildlife rehab & children’s author Melissa Rutigliano with her special dog “Memphis”. Live music from: Play Date (RAD kids band with nationwide following!) & The Jr Pros Band (Amazing 9-10yr old performers from Asbury Park’s Lakehouse Music Academy) (Rain Date-Sun. June 19th at 2pm)





Tuesday, June 21– 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 25 and Sunday June 26 – Bradley Beach Chamber of Commerce Annual Lobster Fest at the Fifth Avenue Gazebo on Ocean Avenue 11am until 9PM 

 

-> All July & August <-
“Bradley Beach Presents: Summer Saturdays in the Park!”

(5-9 pm, in Downtown Bradley Beach - weather pending)
     A weekly market!  Gathering unique vendors, art, entertainment & events! 
Located in Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park (Main Street x The Bradley Beach Train Station, in the Beautiful center of Town).  Live Music Performances 7-9pm (from variety of genres!)



Saturday, July 2 - The Jack Wright Ocean Mile Swim - 9:30 am - Kent Avenue Beach

Saturday, July 2nd - “Suummer Saturdays in the Park”, Presents:
The Hot Taters - (Dixieland, Swing, & Hot Jazz!) Independence Weekend Show! ("Summer Saturdays in the Park" Event: Market 5pm+, Music 7-9 pm, in Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park, weather pending)

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


Saturday, July 9th“Summer Saturdays in the Park”, Presents:
Damn the Torpedoes – (Tom Petty Cover Band, rockin the night!) ("Summer Saturdays in the Park" Event: Market 5pm+, Music 7-9 pm, in Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park, weather pending) (Note, this is also the Bradley Beach Fireworks rain date… If the fireworks are rescheduled to 7/9, this will be an earlier performance and the "Summer Saturday" park event will be ending at 8pm)


Monday, July 11 - Annual Bradley Beach Lifeguard Tournament6:00pm at the Cliff Avenue Beach

TBA -  Annual Choose Your Cover Skin Cancer Screening at the Brinley Avenue Boardwalk 10am-2pm


Saturday, July 16th - Special Themed Event! – Bradley Beach PIRATE DAY!
Featuring: Daytime Kids scavenger hunt to find Pirate Captain William Kid’s treasure in Bradley Beach
(Start at the Bradley Beach Public Library at 11am)!
Pirates wandering the town!
Rum Drinks & Specials from participating local bars/restaurants & establishments
-> for pirate-dressed customers ONLY!
“Summer Saturdays in the Park”, Presents:

7-9 Tropical Beat Steel Band! (Finishing the day’s events and activities with a Steal Drum Band evening Pirate Party!) ("Summer Saturdays in the Park" Event: Market & Music 5pm+, Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park, weather pending) (Rain Date-Sun. July 17th at 5pm)
 

Saturday, July 23rd “Summer Saturdays in the Park”, Presents:
Fun While You Wait & We’re Ghosts Now - (Local NJ Alternative Bands sharing their original music & talent to support Bradley Beach!) (“Summer Saturdays in the Park” Event: Market 5pm+, Music 7-9 pm, in Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park, weather pending)


Saturday, July 30th“Summer Saturdays in the Park”, Presents:
The 1910 FruitGum Company
- (Oldies Music with Original Members performing their hit records along with the very best cover tunes from the 60's!) (“Summer Saturdays in the Park” Event: Market 5pm+, Music 7-9 pm, in Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park, weather pending)


Saturday, August 6th“Summer Saturdays in the Park”, Presents:
Ashley McKinley, Avery Manderville, & Pam Flores - Live Music from Local Musicians performing for charity! – (Food Drive for the Bradley Beach Food Pantry!  A Food pantry donation of support is much appreciated!) (“Summer Saturdays in the Park” Event: Market 5pm+, Music 7-9 pm, in Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park, weather pending)


TBA - Recreation Department Annual Wiffle Ball Tournament 

TBA – National Night Out at the Bradley Beach Firehouse, 815 Main Street


Saturday, August 13th“Summer Saturdays in the Park”, Presents:
Extra Innings Band
(Local Cover Band showing their love for Bradley!) (“Summer Saturdays in the Park” Event: Market 5pm+, Music 7-9 pm, in Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park, weather pending)



Friday, August 19 – Bradley Beach Run “Kids Race” - 6:30 pm – Bradley Boulevard Register on line 
http://www.eliteracingsystems.com  or click here


Saturday, August 20 - Bradley Beach 5K - Start at Ocean & Fifth Avenue Register on line http://www.eliteracingsystems.com/  or click here

Saturday, August 20th“Summer Saturdays in the Park”, Presents:
So Watt (“Listening to So Watt is like listening to a really good Ipod on shuffle. You just never know what will play next!”-fan) (“Summer Saturdays in the Park” Event: Market 5pm+, Music 7-9 pm, in Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park, weather pending)


Saturday, August 27th - “Summer Saturdays in the Park”, Presents:
Special Themed Event! – SPICY SATURDAY!

Featuring: Salsa Contest & Festival (featuring local restaurants with competing Chips & Salsa samples - to WIN the prized Golden Pepper)! 
Piñata party for kids!
And plenty of Music & Dancing! –
5-7pm live music including, Marel Hidalgo & Friends
7-9pm Viva Vallenato Cumbia Badass Accordion Band (Dance on to Latin Cumbia Music!)
(“Summer Saturdays in the Park” Event: Market & Music 5pm+, in Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park, weather pending)


TBA-  Bradley Beach Fire Department Fire Prevention Open House


Saturday, Sept. 10th“Bradley Beach Classic Car Show”
- 12-5pm Along the Bradley Beach Waterfront! (Beachfront Boardwalk & Ocean Ave.) –
Featuring: Live Music, Vendors, Food, A Family-Friendly Event,
and Beautiful Cars & Motorcycles!

(Vehicle Registration: 10am-12pm, All vehicle types/ages welcome. Contact Meredith (347)528-5372, vintagevarietyshop@yahoo ) Facebook - facebook.com/bradleybeachcarshow
(Rain Date-Sun. Sept. 11th)






Saturday, October 22 – Howl-O-Ween Festival
(Downtown Bradley Beach - Riley Park) -
Dog Fest, Family Trick-or-Treating on Main Street, & Bradley Business Bingo!
Featuring: Live Music, Dog Costume Contest & Talent Show with Big Prizes, Pooch Parade, Vendors, Pet Adoption and activities for all species!
(From 12-2pm Live Music in the park & Play Bradley Biz Bingo / Trick-or-treat Main St.)
(At 2pm gather for the Pooch Parade and contest to follow) (Rain Date-Sun. Oct. 23th)




Sunday, October 30 - Annual Halloween Parade - 6 pm Riley Park- Rain date Oct 31st

TBA - Make a Difference Day


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


Friday, November 25-
Annual Bonfire at Beachfront 6:00 pm (Rain date Dec 2nd)


Saturday, November 26 – Small Business Saturday - Shop local for Specials throughout town & show your love for Bradley Beach!

Sunday, November 27 – Annual Tree Lighting 4pm in Riley Park Refreshments & Entertainment and Santa Claus arrives at 5pm (Rain Date: Sun. Dec 4th)

Thursday, December 24 – Annual Menorah Lighting in Riley Park at Dusk


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