We are HUGE fans of Tuckerton Seaport, and have had the opportunity to visit several times in the past few years. We'll be up again for their Privateers and Pirates on June 7 (check out our experience from last year!). In addition to Privateers and Pirates Day, Tuckerton Seaport has a jumpin' calendar all Summer long with fun events you won't want to miss. Here's a quick run down:
RFA Bass River Summer Flounder Tournament: June 7, 2014
For more info: http://joinrfa.org/rfa-bass-river-tournament/
Pirivateers and Pirates Festival: June 7, 2014 11am-5pm
All Things Pirates! Learn the difference between privateers and pirates and then be one. Pirate history – authentic and make-believe – plus a treasure scavenger hunt, costume contest and pirate craft activities. Enjoy the crew of the Valhalla Pirates with historic pirate entertainment. “Pirates for Sail” live band, Grog Garden and tasty food vendors. General Admission applies.
On-line Auction: June 14-July14, 2014
With over 200 items on our auction block, the Seaport’s Annual On-line Summer Auction is a great way to support educational programs right here on the Jersey Shore while also getting some incredible deals on vacation packages, tickets to local attractions, dining gift certificates and VIP experiences. Visit www.biddingforgood.com/tuckertonseaport
Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival: June 21 and 22, 2014 11am to 5pm
Enjoy delicious Jersey fresh clams, crabs, scallops and shrimp from the finest local seafood purveyors. Micro brew court. Crafters, vendors, music, food, refreshments, family activities, demonstrations,boat rides, boat builders and decoy carvers. Speak with commercial fishermen to learn about occupations on the bay or take a clam shucking class. So bring the family and plan to spend the day. Music from local favorites: The Mott’s Creek Pickers (Sat) & The Billy Walton Band (Sun). Selected as one of the Best Outdoor Festivals by NJ Monthly Magazine. Presented by the Jersey Shore Folklife Center. General Admission applies.
Roots Music Festival: June 28 and 29, 2014 2pm – 8pm
The Tuckerton Seaport is thrilled to host the Roots Music Festival on June 28th & 29th. Kick back for 2 great days of music, wine tasting, food, crafters, vendors, demonstrations & activities. Live roots music from The Billy Walton Band, Ryan & the Blue Hearts, James Day & The Fish Fry, Steve Guyger, The Keystone Swingbillies, Snake Brothers, Home Cookin’, and Zydeco-a-Go-Go. Uncork some fun and enjoy a perfect afternoon of wine tasting from some of NJ’s finest wineries Di Matteo, Tomasello, andValenzano. Complimentary wine glass included. Try free samples from the barbeques of best local barbeque cooks and vote for your favorite. $20 day / $15 members; 2 day combo pass $30 / $25 members. Pre-sale special! Buy 2 day combo in advance and receive free reserved parking.
Fourth of July Celebration
Parade followed by children’s activities, baby parade, entertainment. Fireworks over the lake at dusk. This event it FREE!
Sunshine Foundation Fishing Tournament & Family BBQ: Saturday July 12 3pm–7pm
Check back on the Tuckerton Seaport events calendar for more info in the near future.
Tuckerton Seaport Celebration & Fundraiser: August 12, 2014 6pm – 9pm
Our premier fundraising event features endless hors d’ oeuvres and entertainment by the Billy Walton Band!
With it's close proximity to both New York City and the New Jersey beaches, Tuckerton Seaport needs to be on your Summer Bucket List! The only question left to answer is: which events will YOU be going to?