It will be an exciting weekend coming up in Monmouth County! The 35th Annual New Jersey Seafood Festival will take place in Belmar. It's a fantastic weekend of fun, family, and food. The New Jersey Seafood Festival kicks off this Friday, May 19th.


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According to "Vacation In Belmar""The 2023 New Jersey Seafood Festival is heading back to its original location at Silver Lake Park and Ocean Avenue in Belmar. The family-friendly event will take place the weekend before Memorial Day, Friday, May 19, through Sunday, May 21, 2023." Eiliv Aceron Eiliv Aceron



According to NOAA, "Shrimp, tuna, clams—the most popular seafood items in the United States are familiar names to both seafood lovers and the occasional consumer." I know not everyone loves clams on the half-shell, but they are one of my favorites, and while you are at it throw some oysters and mussels on that plate too.
 Eiliv Aceron Eiliv Aceron



The New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar is "Rain or Shine" and runs Friday through Sunday. There will be tons of delicious seafood, vendors to shop and live entertainment:

  • Friday, May 19 Spare Parts, 4:00 p.m. The Wallnutz. 6:00 p.m.

  • Saturday, May 20 Danny White and Band, 12:00 p.m. Holme with Bobby Bandiera, 2:00 p.m. E Boro Bandits, 4:00 p.m. Tommy B and the Deep Blue Sea, 6:00 p.m.

  • Sunday, May 21 Danny White and Beach Music Studios Kids Rock Band, 12:00 p.m. Cody, Faye and Trice, 2:00 p.m. Little X Little, 4:00 p.m.


36th Annual Belmar NJ Seafood Festival

  • Silver Lake Park
  • 500 Ocean Avenue
  • Belmar, New Jersey 07719
  • Friday, May 19, 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 20, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 21, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Rain or shine event. No dogs permitted in the festival area.
 Nathan Dumlao Nathan Dumlao


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