Why limit yourself to one restaurant when you can sample
several of the best? The Sip & Savor listing in the Events
section of this guide includes more than 30 tasting events,
restaurant dining programs and food festivals.
Fantastic food events continue throughout the year. Swoon
over March’s Chocolate Lover’s Weekend in Ocean Grove.
Shuttle across Belmar to sample more than 30 restaurants
offering different cuisines and dining options on the Belmar
Restaurant Tour in March. Enjoy restaurant tours in Asbury
Park in April and in Bradley Beach in March and October.
Bring YOUR Appetite!
The renowned New Jersey Seafood Festival, scheduled for May 12–14 in
2017, draws more than 150,000 hungry seafood lovers to Belmar’s Silver
Lake Park for food, wine and beer plus entertainment, crafters and fun
for the kids. Celebrating its 31st year in 2017, it’s a whale of a weekend.
Belmar celebrates the Feast of San Gennaro with an Italian-themed street
fair in September and a rockin’ Oktoberfest, complete with German foods,
games and stein-hoisting competitions.
Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport hosts a full card of foodie fun: the
Food Truck Festival over Memorial Day weekend, Surf & Turf Seafood Fest
in July, Italian Festival and Latin Fiesta in August, BBQ & Craft Beer Fest
over Labor Day weekend, and Trucktoberfest in September.
Red Bank restaurants will be serving up a bevy of culinary events,
including the International Festival in April and the Guinness Oyster
Festival in September. Visit www.acoollittletown.com and www.RedBank.
org for up-to-date information on food festivals and events in Red Bank.
Not to be missed are Highlands’ Clamfest in August and Oktoberfest in
October, and Asbury Park’s Oysterfest in September. Food lovers have
plenty of mouth-watering choices!
Photo by C. Leslie
Photo by C. Leslie
Sponsored by the Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce