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Ocean Fun Days in Seaside Park and Sandy Hook 2023
Here are more fun activities in Seaside Park and Sandy Hook, New Jersey.
- As of April 18, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this event.
Ocean Fun Days
Join New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium and New Jersey Natural Gas for our 20th annual Ocean Fun Days! This popular two-day event takes place on Saturday, May 20th at Island Beach State Park
Enjoy hands-on marine and environmental programs and exhibits. There will be giveaways and plenty of excitement. Learning about our coastal environment or about energy conservation tips will be fun for the whole family. Learn how to use a seine net to catch native fish, crabs, and other marine creatures. Test your local coastal knowledge or become a sand sampler and search for natural treasures on a guided walking tour. Hear firsthand from New Jersey scientists and researchers all about the inner workings of the ocean and the coastline and how to protect them for generations to come.
When is this event?
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
When is the raindate?
This is a rain or shine event.
Does this event repeat?
This event will be held on May 20-21, 2023.
Is the event indoors or outdoors?Outdoor
Is registration required?No
Ocean Fun Days Activities
- Hands-on marine and environmental programs
- Live crab races for the kids!
- An energy-themed scavenger hunt with an amazing prize!
- More than 25 exhibitors, too.
- Each location will have food vendors
- Marine-themed Giveaways
Ocean Fun Days Locations
- May 20, 2023 – Island Beach State Park
- May 21, 2023 – Gateway National Park, Sandy Hook
What is the admission price?
This event is being organized and hosted by
Please contact them with any questions regarding this event. Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this event.
Where is this event happening?
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