SkimBash 2011 will take place this weekend (Saturday and Sunday, 9am-4pm) in Sea Bright, the only Pro/Am skimboarding contest on the East Coast. All ages and skill levels are welcome to compete for prizes.
Also this weekend it’s the Asbury Park Jazz Festival. Live jazz, blues & funk. Free & family friendly. Saturday and Sunday between 12-6pm in the Sunset Park, 5th and Main St.
On Saturday, Barnegat Light will host the Jazzy Scallop Seafood Festival. Jazz, Scallops, Seafood, Wine, and Beer Fundraiser for Marine Science & Music Scholarship. Tickets are available at the door or the Viking Village Shops.
Friday to Sunday, North Wildwood will host the 17th Annual Italian-American Festival. 3 day Annual celebration of Italian-American heritage on Olde NJ Ave.; Vendors; Food and Entertainment.
Another interesting event is the Corona Light Wide Open Volleyball Tournament in Seaside Heights, on beach between the two piers. Entry fee applies, free to all spectators.
Other sports events this weekend will include:
- Lavallette 8K. Saturday, 8:30am, Washington Ave & Baltimore Ave
- Ten Mile Ten Bar Run. Saturday, start at Long Branch Train Station finish at Bar A in Lake Como, Long Branch, NJ – This is not a JSRC Run. We are not sure whose run it is. It just happens every year
- Cape Express Beach Blast Soccer. Games played on the Wildwoods Beaches, between Cedar and Poplar Avenues. Bring your barefooted soccer team down to enjoy a weekend. Entrance fee for participants. Free to spectators. Saturday and Sunday, 8am-6pm
If you’re looking to rent a house at the shore, check out ShoreVacations.com, Jersey Shore’s biggest vacation rentals resource. It lists hundreds of rental homes and condos from Sandy Hook all the way down to Cape May (including Belmar, Point Pleasant, Seaside Heights, Ocean City, Long Beach Island, Atlantic City or the Wildwoods). It’s a one-stop website for planning your Jersey Shore vacation, featuring beach information, weather updates and more! And of course, it has a full list of all the Jersey Shore events this year.