and nightspots. Time your visit in any season to
enjoy one of Highlands’ year-round family-fun
community events—all with free admission and
free parking. Start the year with the Beef & Brew
Pre-Superbowl Bash in January, Chili Cook-Off in
February and the Highlands Guinness Run in March,
all leading up to the St. Patrick’s Parade, featuring
over 100 marching units, bands and floats.
The start of summer brings a cornucopia of fun to
the place where the Jersey Shore begins. Browse
the eclectic collections of artisans and crafters
at the juried Seaport Craft Show in May. Sample
chef’s favorites at over 20 local eateries at a Taste
of Highlands in June. Grab the freshest local Jersey
produce at the Farmers’ Market in Huddy Park on
any Saturday from July to October.
Fall into Highlands after summer’s end, where the
Jersey Shore never ends. Cruise the Highlands Car
Show in September. Take part in the Twin Lights Bike
ride, a favorite of local cyclists, New Yorkers, and
visitors from around the country for over a decade,
with five routes ranging from 15 to 100 miles along
the picturesque Jersey Shore, over undulating hills,
past quaint farms, and winding up at a finish festival
where local restaurants come out to serve up their
best to hungry riders. Enjoy oompah bands, games
and delicious German foods at Highlands’ 17th
annual Oktoberfest. Get out your ghoulish best for
the Zombie Parade and Pub Crawl.
Enjoy all that Highlands has to offer, any season
of the year. Call 732-291-4713 or visit
www.highlandsnj.com for visitor information.