May in Toms River

Volume 2 Issue 5


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May is a busy month in Toms River. The weather is getting nicer and more people are outside planting and gardening and getting their homes ready for the summer!  And, since the weather is nicer there are many more events outdoors this month.  

Saturday, May 3rd is the 4th Annual Toms River Food Fest from 11 am to 8 pm on Washington Street in Downtown Toms River.   Everyone is welcome!  FREE event! There is food, crafts and local vendors..BBQ, Seafood, speciality foods, funnel cakes, churros, kettle corn, zeppole's & more. Live music with local bands, a beer and wine garden and children's rides with bounce houses, slides and a rock climbing wall. Expanded seating area, NJ Hall of Fame Mobile Museum, Information Booths and more! (Rain Date is May 4th)

Need a summer job?  Saturday, May 3rd is the Seaside Heights Summer Job Fair!  12 pm to 3 pm on the Boardwalk & Webster Avenue - Interviews on the spot.  Dress to Impress and bring 2 forms of ID.   JOBS NEEDED:  Ride and game operators, sales, bartenders, counter help, arcade workers, clerks, food prep, servers, parking log attendees, lifeguards and more!   

Looking for a fun and cute time with your toddler.  Join the Diaper Derby Contest at the Ocean County Mall on Saturday, May 3rd from 11 am to 3 pm.  Babies up to 12 months old who do not walk yet are eligible.  Giveaways, prizes and the 1st place winner wins a Pandora Bracelet for mommy!  IPlay will be giving away tickets to see The Laura Berkner Band!  Don't miss this fun event.

Friday, May 2, Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday May 4th is the 5th Annual Huddy Park Boat in Water Show. Located at beautiful Huddy Park in Downtown Toms River.  This event happens 2x a year.  Once in the Spring and the Fall.  There are many boats in the water for sea trails as well as boats on land.  Vendors, Tshirts, Fishing gear & many other items for boating and fishing!  FREE BOAT RIDES TOO!    (Friday, May 2nd from 12-6pm |  Saturday, May 3rd from 10-6 pm | and Sunday, May 4th from 10-6 pm)

Back again this year, the 2nd Wednesday of each month from May to September is the CRUSIN DOWNTOWN.   Presented by JCP&L -  Good times, great music and vintage cars.  Located on Washington Street from 6 pm to 9 pm.

Saturday, May 17th don't miss the Annual Chili Salsa Cook Off from 11 am to 5 pm on Washington Street, Downtown Toms River.  NJ Original & Hottest Cook Off!  International Chili Society - State Competition.  Chili Eating Contest, Kids Rides and More.  

The Farmers Market is back from May to November.  Every Wednesday from 11 am to 5 pm at the corner of Irons Street and Water Street.  Fresh produce, fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs, baked goods, chowders, crab cakes, cheese, pickles, nuts and more.  


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