Pleasant Beach, NJ Festival of the Sea
Festival of the Sea has been one of Point Pleasant Beach’s top events.
Beginning in September of 1975 as an end of summer gathering, the
festival has grown in to the major event that it is today.
Seafood festival is held downtown on both Arnold and Bay Avenues.
Local restaurants and vendors provide the large crowds with delicacies
such as crab cakes, shrimp skewers, paella, soups and bisques, lobster,
and other seafood items. Don’t like seafood? No problem, there are
plenty of other varieties of food to sample!
to the food available, there are literally hundreds of craft vendors
featuring handmade items. Shoppers are bound to find that unusual
item sought after. For entertainment, there is a stage set up on
the corner of Arnold and River Avenues that plays host to local
musicians and other acts.
begins in the shopping district between Rt 35 South and Rt. 35 North
and goes all the way down to the Point Pleasant Boro border. The
Elk’s club uses their outdoor grounds to provide even more food
and a beer garden. The money made at the Elk's area goes to the
club. They use these funds to provide items for handicapped children.
the Festival of the Sea in the month of September, visitors have
been treated to great weather. Also, the local businesses have a
chance to offer many of there summer goods at sale prices. Look
for the specific date of this year’s festival on the events page!