New Things To See & Do In Ocean County
Ocean County Public Affairs & Tourism
101 Hooper Ave. - PO Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754-2191
732.929.2000, 1.800.722.0291, ext. 2000
For tourism publications & information, visit the
Connection at the
Ocean County Mall - Near the JC Penney Wing
1201 Hooper Ave. Toms River, NJ
Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven, www.surflight.org - Has extended season and offers a strong equity cast mixed with amateur talent.
Georgian Court University, Lakewood, www.georgian.edu - Continues to grow and expand the cultural and educational offerings to the public.
Fine Arts Center, Toms River, www.ocean.edu - Offers not only professional productions, but also original works by local playwrights.
Strand Theater, Lakewood, www.strandlakewood.com - Has become a Mecca for nationally known comedy talent as well as other productions.
Ritacco Center, Toms River, www.ritaccocenter.com - Presents major talent and exhibitions.
OceanFirst Theatre, www.njstac.com - 812 seat theater in the Stafford Township Arts Center.
Albert Music Hall, www.alberthall.org - Live amateur/professional performances every Saturday ranging from County, bluegrass & folk music.
Newest Museums in The County:
Navy Lakehurst - www.nlhs.org
Ocean Township/Waretown Little Red Schoolhouse - www.co.ocean.nj.us/museums/waretown/about.htm
Cottage Museum - www.co.ocean.nj.us/museums/islandhts/about.htm
Lakewood Museum - www.lakewoodhistory.org
Tuckerton Seaport -www.tuckertonseaport.org - New decoy exhibits.
Barnegat Light State Park - www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/barnlig.html -Expanding the interpretive center they opened last fall.
Cattus Island County Park - www.oceancountyparks.org - has opened a new butterfuly garden in honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Cooper Nature Center.
Six Flags Great Adventure - www.sixflags.com/parks/greatadventure/index.asp - New this year, Bugs Bunny National Park.
Jenkinson's - www.jenkinsons.com
Seaside Heights - www.seasideheightstourism.com
Long Beach Island - www.discoversouthernocean.com
Blackbeard's Cave, Bayville - www.blackbeardscave.com
Lakewood Blue Claws Pro Baseball - www.blueclaws.com
Toms RiverFest - www.trfest.com -July 28-31
Insectropolis - www.insectropolis.com - A Museum of Bugs!
For more to see and do in Ocean County and a tourism link directory to these attractions and events, visit www.oceancountytourism.com
Pt. Pleasant Beach/Northern Ocean County -
Seaside Heights/Central Ocean County - www.seasideheightstourism.com
Long Beach Island/Southern Ocean County - www.discoversouthernocean.com