Asbury Park Events 2019
One of the best destinations at the Jersey Shore, Asbury Park has it all. We update this page every week to keep you up-to-date on everything Asbury Park.
Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Carnival of Curi-oddities
The Asbury Park Summer Bazaar takes over Convention Hall on Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 21 from noon to 5pm, with shopping, music, art, workshops, food, and beverages! More info here.
Bonfires on the Beach
Nothing better than a cool ocean breeze and toes in the sand. Bring your favorite friends, your favorite beach chair and your favorite snacks. Bonfires on the Beach are every Wednesday through July and August, at 8 pm across from the Anchor's Bend at sunset.
Visit the Bonfires on the Beach page for the full schedule.
Dancing and Nightlife
House of Independents: 90s by Nature Dance Party on July 13 with DJ Tyler Valentine and July 20 with DJ Licious. Doors open at 10pm, no cover.
The Saint: HALO, the Hersey Shore's only alternative music dance party with new wave, 80s, 90s, post-punk, alternative, industrial, and more on Friday, July 19 at 7pm, featuring DJs Sean Carolan, Trent Van Doren, Ed Wong, Steve Sudia, John Matthews, Jeff Maheimer, Pat Pierson, Iron Mike, Melodrama, and more.
Paradise and the Empress Hotel: Weekly Events include Drag Wars Contest on 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month, Wepa Wednesdays Latin Night (on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month), Thursday 90's Freestyle Palooza with Jeanie Pepe, "Mancie's Dollhouse" Friday Night Drag Show hosted by Miss Paradise Mancie Mandell & dancing til 2am, Country Line Dancing Saturdays 7-10pm wth lessons at 7:30pm, Saturday Night Dance Party 10pm-2am featuring the hottest DJs, Sunday Therapy 2pm-7pm & Karaoke 9pm-closing.
Georgie's: "the Gay 'Cheers' of Asbury Park," with pool, beer pong, Go-Go boys, karaoke extravaganzas on Wednesdays and Saturdays, Lady Marisa's Glitter and Glam show every Thursday, twice weekly free food buffet, Ladies Nights the first Friday of every month, Sunday Funday football drink specials and buffet, and special events every night of the week.
The Asbury Hotel: Enjoy DJs spinning tunes every weekend, Sunday Night Trivia hosted by Gentleman Jim Norton, Not Your Average Game Night with DJ Jack the Ripper on Tuesdays, dance parties on the outdoor rink, and more.
Movies in Asbury
ECHO IN THE CANYON (R) Documentary, 82 min. 2019
FRI 3:45 5:45, 7:45PM; SAT & SUN 1:40, 3:45, 5:45, 7:45PM;
MON - THU 3:45, 5:45, 7:45PM
As folk went electric and the California Sound was born, between 1965 and 1967, bands came to LA to emulate The Beatles and the canyon emerged as a hotbed of creativity and collaboration for a new generation of musicians.
MIDSOMMAR (R) Horror, 140 min. 2019
FRI - THU 4:00 & 7:00 PM
A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
(R) Drama, 101 min. 2019
FRI 5:10, 7:30PM; SAT & SUN 2:50, 5:10, 7:30PM;
MON-THU 5:10, 7:30PM
A rebellious country singer dreams of trading the working class streets of Glasgow, Scotland for the Grand Ole Opry of Nashville.
The Baronet at the Asbury
Doors open at 7pm, and the movie starts at sundown, $7 includes popcorn and water. Chairs and beanbags are first-come, first-served, feel free to bring your own beach chairs and blankets. More info here.
Music in Asbury
Bouncing Souls at the Stone Pony Summer Stage
SATURDAY, JULY 13
The Stone Pony Summer Stage: The Bouncing Souls on Stoked for the Summer 2019, celebrating the Souls' 30th anniversary. Joined by the Mighty Might Bosstones, Leftover Crack, F**cked Up, and Spanish Love Songs (4:30pm, $39.50/$42.50)
The Saint: the Sheila Devine, with Ultra Major, Yawn Mower, and Ruby Bones (7:30pm, $12/$15)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club: Gypsy - a true Stevie Nicks experience (8pm, $25)
Robinson Ale House: Gary Philips (8pm)
The Asbury Hotel: Nick Ryan (9pm, free)
Asbury Park Yacht Club: Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son (9:30pm)
Langosta Lounge: garage rock legends the Doughboys (10pm)
SUNDAY, JULY 14
The Asbury Hotel: Sandy Mack Sunday Jam (4pm, free)
The Stone Pony Summer Stage: Sublime with Rome, joined by SOJA and Common Kings, and Brother Jerome, Flourish, and PFunk North (5pm, $39.50)
The Asbury Hotel: Audra Mariel and a Real Human Jazz Band (6pm, free)
MONDAY, JULY 15
The Asbury Hotel: Enjoy! (5pm, free)
Springwood Park: The Asbury Park Music Foundation presents Music Mondays at Springwood Park, this week featuring he Mighty Kings of Soul with JT Bowen, and the Mayor's Players. Bring a blanket and some chairs, and enjoy the Farmers Market with additional vendors during the show! (6pm, free)
The Saint: funky, surfy, infectious and inventive dance rock with the Scott Pemberton Electric Power Trio (7pm, $15)
Wonder Bar: Happy Mondays presents Mint 400 Records with the Extensions, Serpent Worship, the Clydes, and Mike Chick of Yawn Mower (7pm, free)
Langosta Lounge: Stringbean and the Boardwalk Social Club (7pm)
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17
The Stone Pony Summer Stage: the Sad Summer Festival, featuring State Champs, Mayday Parade, The Maine, Mom Jeans, Stand Atlantic, Just Friends, and Grayscale (12pm, $34.50)
Langosta Lounge: Waikiki Wednesdays with Ukulele Kino live (6pm)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club: Cabaret for Life presents Felix Truex in Ain't It Grand? (7pm, $35)
Wonder Bar: Proxima Parada, blending soulful melody with hard-hitting rhythm, drawing on modern and classic R&B, gospel, and music from West and South Africa. Joined by the Chordaes (8pm, $12/$15)
The Asbury Hotel: Dave Vargo, Deena Shoshkes, and James Dalton (8pm, free)
THURSDAY, JULY 18
The Stone Pony Summer Stage: Slightly Stoopid (5pm)
The Anchor's Bend: Jams on the Sand presents 14-year-old guitarist and singer-songwriter Brandon "Taz" Niederauer with Dogs in a Pile (5pm)
House of Independents: Stunna 4 Vegas with the Big 4x Tour, joined by Blacc Zacc (6pm, $25)
The Asbury Hotel: Scott Elk (6pm)
The Saint: Spirit Animal, joined by Palmas (7pm, $12)
Wonder Bar: Midnight North (9pm, $15)
Asbury Park Yacht Club: the KTC Ensemble (9pm)
FRIDAY, JULY 19
Moonstruck: Enrique Jazz Duo (6pm)
The Stone Pony: Broken Past, with special guests Metal Life Crisis, Sunset 88 featuring Sean Plunket, and 2nd Chance (7pm, $12/$15)
Asbury Lanes: Channeling Cornell, with Rockit Fish (8pm)
Wonder Bar: RDGLDGRN plus Little Stranger, P-Funk North, and Pip the Pansy (8pm, $14/$16)
Robinson Ale House: Marc Muller (8pm)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club: Motor City Revue (8:15pm, $20)
House of Independents: Emo Night Brooklyn (9pm, $10)
The Asbury Hotel: the Brittney on Fire showcase (9pm)
Asbury Park Yacht Club: yacht rock with Capt. Atom Worth (9:30pm)
Langosta Lounge: Fourth Wave Fest in 3 Acts (9:30pm)
SATURDAY, JULY 20
Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten: Nick and Ashley (5pm)
House of Independents: AK (6pm, $15)
The Stone Pony: folk rock troubadour Steve Forbert and the New Renditions (7pm, $20/$25)
Asbury Lanes: Raging Fyah (8pm)
House of Independents: Iron Chic with Toys That Kill and Ramona (8pm, $15)
Robinson Ale House: The Irish Guys (8pm)
Asbury Park Yacht Club: Todd O'Phonic presents Dirty Fences and Ba Babes (9:30pm)
Langosta Lounge: the Soul Project NOLA (10pm)
SUNDAY, JULY 21
Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten: fun funky soul with Des and the Swagmatics (4pm)
The Asbury Hotel: the Sandy Mack Sunday Jam (4pm, free)
The Saint: a night of all female-fronted bands featuring Sister Ancestor, a psychedelic blend of indie rock and rap with Phantom Phunk, and the edgy stylings of Candy Cavity (7pm, $5)
Asbury Park Yacht Club: the Messthetics featuring members of Fugazi plus Shut Up! (8pm)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club: Kinderhook (7:30pm, $17.50)
Shopping in Asbury
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Farm Markets in Asbury
2019 Asbury Fresh
Kennedy Park, Cookman Ave. & Grand Ave., Asbury Park, NJ 07712
06/09/19 THROUGH 09/22/19
09/30/19 THROUGH 11/18/19
Community Farmers Market: Variety of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Certified organic, pesticide-free, & conventional fruits and veggies. Bread, locally caught seafood, free range/grass fed meats & poultry, baked goods, cheeses, vegan food, pop-up restaurants, handmade artisan jewelry, soaps, and more.
The Arts/Exhibits and Special Events
Gerry Chapleski at Parlor Gallery
Parlor Gallery: "Orange Crush," a joint presentation between Parlor Gallery and New Orleans Galleries, featuring some of the New Orleans Gallery Orange's most collected artists making their Northeast debut. Artists include Gerry Chapleski, Harriet White, Kurt Pio, and Gretchen Weller Howard. The opening reception is Saturday, July 13 from 7pm to 11pm. More info here
Hotel Tides: A joint show with Tracy Walter Ferry and Kim Roberts-Honecker, with an opening reception on Friday, July 19 from 7pm to 9pm. The exhibit runs through August 11. More info here.
Exhibit No.9: "Summer" A group exhibit featuring wor kby Luis Bivar, Maggie Brown, Elise Remder, Eric Sanchez, Scott Szegeski, Jim Watt, Lois White, Tom White, and Linda Zacks. The exhibit opnes July 6, and the opening reception is Thursday, July 11 from 7pm to 10pm. The exhibit runs through August 25. More info here.
Vintage Subs: inspiring photography by Mark McDonald in "Boardwalk and Sunrises", part of the Local Artist Spotlight series. More info here.
529 Bangs: "Carrie & Morgan," featuring new graveyard-inflected sculpture by Carrie Ruddick and molecular and botanical drawings by Morgan Daly. The opening reception is Saturday, July 6 from 7pm to 11pm, and the exhibit runs through Saturday July 27. More info here.
The Siren Arts residency program returns, combining socials practice, social engagement, and social justice in this series of micro-residences for seven emerging visual artists this summer with Into the Mystic: Featuring Kunj. Rebelling against institutional ideas of race, gender, and queerness, Kunj uses ritual performance and structure to explore the notion of no-identity versus new-identity. The performance is at the Second Avenue Beach at 7pm, more info here.
Tim McLoone's Supper Club hosts comedian Bobby Collins on Sunday, July 14 at 7:30pm. A Grammy nominee, VH1 Standup Spotlight host, day and night talk show featured guest, and much more! More info here.
The Paramount Theatre present the Gutfeld Monologues Live on Saturday, July 20 at 7pm. Join Greg Gutfeld & special guest Tom Shillue for an unforgettable evening of hilarious, insightful and engaging conversation on topics from his New York Times Best Seller The Gutfeld Monologues, Classic Rants from the Five and other headline grabbing topics of the day. More info here.
Food and Drink Events In Asbury
Paranormal Books and Curiosities hosts Tea of Curiosities: a Gothic Evening of Tea and Spirits on Sunday, July 17 at 7:30 pm. enjoy a tea and a tour in the haunted museum, with traditional chef-created treats and a nontraditional experience! More info here.
The Paranormal Museum presents Monster Brunch on Sunday, July 21 at 11 am, with trivia, prizes, and a monstrous theme! More info here.
Furry Friends and Families
8th Avenue Dog Beach, Asbury Park
8th Avenue beach Pups allowed after 6 pm! Free. 8th Avenue Beach.
It's Yappy Hour!
Mona the Bulldog-Conni Freestone
Yappy Hour has become one of New Jersey’s most popular dog meet-ups, attracting visitors from all over the Tri-State area, as well as spectators from all over the world. The Yappy Deck is located at 1213 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park.
June - September:
Monday, 4pm - 8pm
Small Dogs Only
Tuesday, 4pm - 8pm
All Sized Dogs
Wednesday, 4pm - 8pm
Small Dogs Only
Thursday/Friday, 4pm - 8pm
All Sized Dogs
Saturday/Sunday, 12pm - 8pm
All Sized Dogs
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