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Ocean Fun Days – Sandy Hook

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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One event on May 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Seaside Park
Island Beach State Park 
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Sandy Hook
NJ Sea Grant Consortium
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Rain or shine both days.
Celebrating Our Environment with Two Days of Free Family Fun!

Plan to join us for NJNG’s 16th annual Ocean Fun Days and celebrate the wonders of the Jersey Shore. Enjoy hands-on exhibits, classes, nature tours and children’s activities. Learn from marine scientists, researchers and environmentalists how to preserve our coastal resources so we can all continue to enjoy them for years to come.

Bring the entire family – it’s FREE!
You’ll have oceans of fun!
Activities include:

– Coastal Crafts
– Eco Tours and Workshops
– Energy Scavenger Hunt
– Children’s Games and Prizes
– Youth Fishing Clinics
– Beachcombing 101
– Face Painting
– Touch Tanks and Exhibits
– NOAA Marine Lab Open House*
– Giveaways!
*Sandy Hook only

Lunch can be purchased so plan to spend the day! 


Island Beach State Park

For directions via Google Maps please click here or use these coordinates: 39° 54’ 18.98” N 74° 04′ 53.15″ W.

Garden State Parkway North or South: Exit 82 to Route 37 East.
Take Route 35 South to Island Beach State Park.*

Sandy Hook

For directions via Google Maps please click here or use 22 Magruder Road, Highlands, NJ 07732 as the GPS address.

Garden State Parkway South: Exit 117 to Route 36 East.
Follow signs to Sandy Hook, approximately 12 miles.*

Garden State Parkway North: Exit 105 to Route 36 East. Left (North) at Ocean Blvd.
Follow signs to Sandy Hook, approximately eight miles.*

*Mention Ocean Fun Days at the gate for FREE park entrance!
Park only in the designated Ocean Fun Days lots.


May 19
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Gateway National Recreation Center – Sandy Hook
Hartshorne Drive
Middletown, NJ United States
+ Google Map


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