This is our new and constantly updated list of the most important concerts happening in New Jersey, within a short driving distance from our coastal area.
The world’s first fully interactive, horror-themed virtual reality coaster gaming experience, a new haunted prison maze and four new, devilishly entertaining shows including the world-famous Lizardman headline the biggest and scariest Fright Fest® season in history at Six Flags Great Adventure. Weekends and select days September 16 through October 31, families can enjoy all of their favorite roller coasters and thrill rides plus family-friendly themed attractions with Thrills by Day and terrifying mazes, scare zones and shows during Fright By Night.
The story of getting my PADI scuba diving certification in New Jersey, starting with the classes and pool sessions at Dosil’s in Middletown, and finishing with the checkout dives in the Dutch Springs quarry in Eastern Pennsylvania.
At Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson NJ, riders will use Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus headsets to battle demonic creatures in Rage of the Gargoyles, a fully-integrated Virtual Reality (VR) coaster experience. This highly-anticipated, totally immersive adventure will debut on Skull Mountain, the park’s indoor, in-the-dark coaster, during Fright Fest beginning September 24.
Add a little mermaid magic to your summer with Swim with a Mermaid every Monday from 11am to 1pm at Keansburg’s Runaway Rapids waterpark. Mermaids interact with all adults and children and are available for photographs as well. A 3-hour visit to Runaway Rapids is $27.95 and 2-hour visit is $25.95. Toddler rate (up to 42” tall) is $12.95.
Guests can go for gold this summer at Six Flags Great Adventure during the first Summer of Games. Running nation-wide at all Six Flags theme parks, guests can indulge with internationally-inspired foods, purchase Six Flags exclusive patriotic apparel and try to win gold-level prizes in the company’s first midway games competitions.
Jughandle Brewing Company and Booskerdoo Coffee are teaming up to produce craft beer made with fresh roasted coffee. Jughandle Brewing, which opened its doors to the public last month on Asbury Avenue in Tinton Falls is partnering with Booskerdoo Coffee, a certified organic coffee roaster, which has 5 locations in Monmouth County.
If you want to get away from the beach madness, the Poconos are a great place to spend a relaxing week (or just a long weekend, many rentals allow that). Right now, you can find some great deals on vacation rentals in the Poconos. Check out our list of special offers and other discounts on Pocono rentals.