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EVENTS IN MONMOUTH COUNTY
Monmouth County’s many towns host fun and exciting events throughout the
year for the whole family. Go to www.tourism.visitmonmouth.com for a complete
and up-to-date list of events in the area.
Film Festivals & Outdoor Movies
Explore cutting-edge films, engage in panel discussions, and mingle with filmmakers and producers at
festivals throughout the year, including the venerable Garden State Film Festival in Asbury Park, Indie
Street Film Festival in Red Bank and the two-minute wonders at Atlantic Highlands’ FilmOneFest, to name
a few. Looking for something a little more laid back? Many towns host movie nights at parks and beaches
during the summer: Bring a picnic basket and the family and enjoy some good old-fashioned fun—for free.
Music & Outdoor Concerts
Monmouth County is a hotbed for home-grown music and host to world-renowned performers. Enjoy
bluegrass rambles, jazz and blues festivals, Broadway showtunes, and weekly summer concerts featuring
local rock bands on the lawn or with the ocean as a backdrop. Check out the schedule for Count Basie
Center for the Arts, PNC Bank Arts Center and make plans to attend Sea.Hear.Now in Asbury Park in
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