If you want to enjoy the best events and festivals around Point Pleasant, New Jersey, you should book one of the scenic Point Pleasant beach rentals around the months of June and September. Below are some of the family friendly events and festivals that you and your kids can enjoy together.
1. Jazz and Blues Fest
If you have a budding artist in the family, you should not miss the Jazz and Blues Fest. Held during the third week of June, this annual two-day festival attracts a number of national and local artists so do not be surprised if you run into some of your favorite musicians. At night, local national artists offer free concerts at the festival grounds. Aside from music, this festival also features arts and crafts, wine tasting, food fair and fun games for the kids.
2. Festival of the Sea
During the month of September, Point Pleasant hosts the Annual Festival of the Sea which features different types of seafood ranging from crab cakes to soups and bisques. If you do not like seafood or you are allergic to this type of food, do not worry. The food booths located at the festival grounds offer a wide variety of local cuisine so you can always find something that suits your taste.
3. The Point Pleasant Beach Race
Held during the month of September, this event is one of the major offshore boat races in the area. Several boats gather at the harbor early in the morning for the race from Point Pleasant Beach to Bay Head so if you want to see the race, you should come to the harbor early.
Staying in one of the Point Pleasant vacation homes can be a wonderful experience for the whole family. To find the best family-friendly vacation homes close to the beach, check out the listings at Vamoose.com.