tourism

8th Annual Soulsational Music Festival

Free Community Event For the 8th consecutive year, Music & Wellness will be blissfully joined together at the Soulsational Festival to take place at Veterans Park in Bayville, NJ on July 28, 2018, 11am-8pm. The festival is a free community event featuring live music, local health and wellness businesses and practitioners, giveaways, a silent auction, and lots of opportunities to give back and unite the Jersey Shore community! It is being sponsored and organized by Alternative [...]

Increase in Monmouth County Summer Tourism

County Tourism & Partners Tout Record Summer Season On a beautiful fall day, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and local civic leaders provided a review of the 2017 summer season and gave a glimpse of what’s to come in the months ahead. “Monmouth County had a great summer with many local events seeing record attendance,” said Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the County’s Department of Public Information and Tourism. “There may have been more cloudy and rainy days than we [...]

Festivals Abound at the Jersey Shore!

It is part of Jersey Shore tradition to plunge into the Atlantic Ocean, pull crab traps from the Barnegat Bay and challenge our skills at the game stands on famous Jersey boardwalks. “Nostalgia surrounds us here“, states Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari, “Our culture is rich with generations of heartfelt memories and deeply-rooted family heritage.” The experience of a Jersey Shore vacation, however, has expanded and evolved.  Travelers are not limited to a spot [...]

Ocean County tourism, a $4.6 billion industry

The results of 2015 tourism records in Ocean County Tourists love Ocean County more than ever, with record numbers of visitors spending time, and money, here in 2015. Tourism now injects $4.6 billion into the County's economy, up from $4.3 billion in 2014. "There is no question that tourism is the number one industry in Ocean County," said Freeholder Joseph H. Vicari. "These numbers prove that tourism is not only strong, but is growing." A [...]