We rounded up five fun events to attend on Long Beach Island during July 4th Weekend. Check them out below! UPDATED 6.30.2020 at 8:20pm!
Friday, July 3rd
Brant Beach (LBT): Special Edition “Fire Pit Friday” on 68th Street beach with music starting at 5pm (Performers: “Calista Quinn” at 5pm and “3am Tokyo” at 7:30pm). Bring your blankets or beach chairs, coolers, and family to enjoy an evening of music on the beach! Social Distancing applies to groups not with each other. Masks are required on the 68th St walkway. Click HERE for more information on this beach event. Hosted by Long Beach Township.
Loveladies (LBT): Throughout the entire weekend (and running until July 19th), visit the LBI Foundation of The Arts & Sciences’ 22nd Annual National Juried Exhibition “Works on Paper.” Click HERE for more information on this exhibit.
Saturday, July 4th
NEW UPDATE (6.30 at 8:20 pm): Long Beach Township will be presenting a fireworks show sponsored by Fantasy Island Amusement Park on July 4th off of 68th street bay beach for LBI visitors to watch from afar – meaning Bayview Park will be closed, but you are encouraged to watch from a socially distanced location such as your house, boat, or from the end of your street!
The Annual Bay Village Fireworks in Beach Haven has been canceled for the time being, but stay tuned by clicking HERE for updates and information on a potential rescheduling of this event for later in the season.
Sunday, July 5th
Brant Beach (LBT): Afternoon music on the beach! Chris Fritz and the Impulsives start at 1 pm on 68th Street beach. Social Distancing applies to groups not with each other. Masks are required on the 68th St walkway. Click HERE for more information on this beach concert. Hosted by Long Beach Township.
Monday, July 6th
Barnegat Light: Concerts at Bay Breeze Park are slated to start again for the Summer on July 6th with “Tequila Rose” at 7 pm! Click HERE for more info! Hosted by the Borough of Barnegat Light.
First-Time Visitor Tips for Traveling on July 4th
We suggest arriving on LBI earlier in the day, as incoming traffic can peak by late-morning on this popular holiday weekend. Even if your check-in isn’t until mid-day, there are plenty of things to do and places to eat on LBI. Public restrooms are available in each town as well.
LBI is a great place to exercise, so please keep an eye out for pedestrians, skateboarders, rollerbladers, and bicyclists when traveling on all roads. Live outside of NJ? Click HERE for a quick recap of NJ Pedestrian Safety/Crosswalk Laws and HERE for some answered FAQs regarding cycling in NJ.
If you plan on dining out during your visit, try to make a reservation, if possible. With recent dining restrictions, it may be easier to get a seat at your favorite spot if you call ahead. Also consider checking a restaurant’s social media platforms or website before arriving to get more info on what is available and how the restaurant is offering their services during this time (takeout, delivery, outdoor sit-down).
We are social distancing on LBI. Please wear a mask when in public spaces.
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