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2018 Summer Fun Events are now here! Bradley Beach has an action packed summer with something for everyone, proudly brought to you by the Bradley Beach Tourism Commission. Be sure to follow us on Social Media for updates!

https://www.facebook.com/BradleyBeachNewJersey/ & https://www.instagram.com/bradleybeachnj/

FREE ADMISSION!

Recurring Summer Events:

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 Tuesdays – “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*)

Summer Wednesdays – “Latin Dance” – Instructional class followed by a social dance (Oceanfront Gazebo – 5th Ave. x Boardwalk) – Every-other Summer Wednesday, 7-9pm; July 18th, July 25th, August 8th, August 15th, August 22th (dates may be extend for rain cancellations*)

Summer Thursdays -“Bradley Fresh” Farmers & Makers Market (Now at the Beachfront 5th ave Gazebo Boardwalk Beachfront) Featuring Live Local Musicians playing Acoustic & Jazz! See www.BradleyFresh.com for details – Thursday Evenings, 5-9pm, May 31st to Aug.30th

Vendors Include:

Bradley Fresh, Local Jazz and Acoustic Music Includes:

6/21 Justin and Paul
6/28 Joey Henderson
7/5 Nick Piescor
7/12 Justin and Paul
7/19 Jason Portizo
7/26 Joey Henderson
8/2 Justin and Paul
8/9 Oscar Matallana
8/16 TBD
8/23 Extra Innings Band
8/30 Nick Piescor

Summer Fridays – “Family DJ Dancing” by 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*)

Themed Events:

Tues. July 3rd – Happy Independence Day! Bradley Beach Fireworks at the oceanfront July 3rd and start at approximately 9pm! Watch from the boardwalk or beach. We recommend coming early to get a good spot and bringing a blanket to lay on for the best experience. Rain Date is July 7th.

Fri. July 13 & Sat. July 14th – “Ireland at the Beach” 7pm (5th Ave. x Ocean Ave. Bradley Beach Gazebo & Boardwalk) Rain date Sun. July 15th

2018 FREE SUMMER EVENT
THE BRADLEY BEACH ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS
IRELAND AT THE BEACH
AT THE GAZEBO FIFTH AND OCEAN
FRIDAY JULY 13 AND SATURDAY JULY 14 (RAIN DATE JULY 15)

DIRECTED BY JULIA SANDRA RAND
MUSIC DIRECTOR JACKLYN SCHNEIDER

OPENING MUSIC FROM IRISH TENOR
JOHN McCORMACK’S
RECORDINGS OF TRADITIONAL SONGS

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

POEMS BY: WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS, LADY GREGORY, J.M.SYNGE , PATRICK PEARSE

PLAY EXCERPTS FROM:
BEDTIME STORY BY SEAN O’CASEY 1951
RIDERS TO THE SEA BY J M SYNGE 1909
BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE BY MARTIN MCDONAGH1996
THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN BY MARTIN MCDONAGH 1998
AND DANCING AT LUGHNASA BY BRIAN FRIEL 1990

TRADITIONAL CELTIC SONGS
SPONTANEOUS IRISH DANCING DURING LUGHNASA WITH PLAYERS AND AUDIENCE

PERFORMERS: ERICA BEVERLY, DANIEL LEYES, MADELYN MONAGHAN, PATRICK MONAGHAN, SPENCER MONAGHAN, JULIA SANDRA RAND

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!

  1. Bradley Beach Library Open House 9am-12:30pm Pirate Crafts & More
  2.  Downtown Pirate Specials from local businesses
  3. 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. Here is a link to the vendor forms: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kLMbQBPIjD_zAas2k2B-Hykb_6Vm3h7L/view?usp=sharing

Sat. Aug. 18th – “Spicy Saturday” 5-9pm Salsa Tasting Contest, Live Latin Music and free dance classes! (local restaurants compete to win the prized 2017 “Bradley Beach Golden Pepper Trophy”) Riley Park (rain date Sat. Aug. 25th) Email: Tourism@BradleyBeachNJ.gov for vendor info. Here is a link to the vendor forms: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kLMbQBPIjD_zAas2k2B-Hykb_6Vm3h7L/view?usp=sharing

Sat. Sept. 15th – “Bradley Beach Car Show”, 12-4pm Vendors, Family Friendly, & featuring Ragdoll, A live Frankie Valli tribute band! Ocean Ave. Beachfront (rain date Sun. Sept.16th) Email: Tourism@BradleyBeachNJ.gov for vendor info. Here is a link to the vendor forms: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kLMbQBPIjD_zAas2k2B-Hykb_6Vm3h7L/view?usp=sharing

Sat. Oct. 20th – “Howl-O-Ween Dog Festival & Pooch Parade”, 12-3pm Riley Park (rain date Sun. Oct. 21st) Email: Tourism@BradleyBeachNJ.gov for vendor info. Here is a link to the vendor forms: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kLMbQBPIjD_zAas2k2B-Hykb_6Vm3h7L/view?usp=sharing

 

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