Across the county and throughout the year, well over 100 professional and
amateur arts organizations offer events, exhibitions, classes and performances
for every age and taste. During the summer, you’re likely to find outdoor
venues offering free live music, dancing, movies and other performances
appealing to a wide range of tastes nearly every night of the week.
MOCO ARTS CORRIDOR
Art and adventure await you in MoCo—incredible art experiences from small and
funky to big and professional. Visit the 40+ towns from Matawan to Manasquan
that define the arts-rich region of Monmouth County! Conveniently accessible by
NJ TRANSIT from New York City and Northern New Jersey, the Garden State Parkway
or ferry, the MoCo Arts Corridor is home to more than 75 arts groups, 1,200 artists and
2,080 creative businesses. It’s easy to find exciting art events taking place every day in
MoCo, whether you’re looking for eclectic art galleries, equity theater, exhibitions, film
festivals, public art, dance performances, concerts or historic performing arts centers.
Visit monmoutharts.org/events-classes for the most comprehensive online listing of
upcoming arts and cultural events in the area.
Enjoy an incredible art experience, purchase a unique piece from a local artisan and
dine on local cuisine in MoCo! Major arts hubs include Asbury Park, Long Branch and
Red Bank along with smaller towns with vibrant arts activity, such as Belmar, Keyport,
Atlantic Highlands, Highlands, Middletown, Freehold, and Manasquan. Many of these
towns have active arts councils that promote their local art scenes and produce art
events for residents and visitors.
Be entertained. Be inspired. Be provoked.
Monmouth County has a flourishing art scene, with top
name entertainers, little-known gems and interesting
events at venues large and small.
R E D B A N K
F R E E H O L D
M I D D L E T OWN
H I G H L A N D S
art + adventure awaits
K E Y P O R T
LON G B R A N C H
AT L A N T I C H I G H L A N D S
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Photo courtesy of Two River Theater