Memorial Day Weekend.
Celebrate, honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. The unofficial start of summer, enjoy one or all of the Memorial Day services and celebrations happening around the Greater Long Beach Island area;
Township of Ocean:
The Township of Ocean Founder's Day event will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Priff Elementary School, located at 139 Wells Mills Rd/Route 532 in Waretown from 9:00am-3:00pm.Â Come and join us for a cupcake decorating contest, cupcake eating contest,Â crafters, food trucks, live bands, educational booths, K-9 demo andÂ free childrenâ€™s train and inflatable rides. Don't miss out on a huge fireworks display that will commence at 8:45pm at the end of Bryant Road to finish the day.
The Stafford Memorial Day Service will take place on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 1:30pm at the Stafford Township Municipal Court Yard,Â in Manahawkin.
Barnegat Light Memorial Day Parade will take place on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Line up begins at 6:00pm behind the post office on West 11th Street and the parade starts at 6:30pm on Central and 11th St and proceeds to Broadway, ending with a memorial ceremony at the State Park.
Memorial Day Parade and Service will take place on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10:00am. The parade and service is presented by the Beach Haven Community Arts Program and starts at Taylor Ave in Beach Haven, proceeds down Bay Ave to Engleside Ave and with the cooperation of the VFW Barnegat Light Post will end with a ceremony at Veteran's Bicentennial Park.
Please join us in honoring our Veterans during the Memorial Day Service on May 29th, 2017 starting at 1:00pm on the front lawn of the Borough Hall, 16th & Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom.