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Arts & Entertainment

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Ocean County offers diverse year-round entertainment. During most summer nights, bring a beach chair or blanket to enjoy outdoor concerts. Also offering boat festivals, regattas, and juried fine arts and crafts shows abound, many held along the scenic rivers or bay fronts. Enjoy informal dining at a chili cook-off or seafood festival or perhaps browse through the fine art galleries.

Art : Foundation & Galleries

Anchor and Palette Art Gallery | Bay Head

Grunin Center Art Gallery at Ocean County College |Toms River

Hanlon Sculpture Studio | Toms River

LBI Artists | Long Beach Island

LBI Original Art of the Jersey Shore | Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts and Sciences | Loveladies

Ludlow Thorston Art Gallery | Island Heights

M Christina Geis Art Gallery at Georgian Court University | Lakewood

Makers Station Gallery | West Creek

Ocean County Artist’s Guild | Island Heights

Pine Shores Art Association | Stafford & Tuckerton

ReFind | Bay Head

The Hargrove Studio | Toms River

TRAC – Toms River Artist Community & Gallery | Toms River

Comedy Clubs

Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club | Point Pleasant Beach

Theater & Music

Albert Music Hall | Waretown

Brick Children’s Community Theatre | Brick

Exit 82 Theatre Group | Toms River

Garden State Philharmonic | Toms River

Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College | Toms River

Stafford Township Arts Center | Manahawkin

Strand Center for the Arts | Lakewood

Surflight Theatre | Beach Haven

The Lizzie Rose Music Room | Tuckerton

The Music Man the Singing Ice Cream Shoppe | Lavallette

The Show Place Ice Cream Parlour | Beach Haven