Spring Lake Area

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Spring Lake: the town and beaches

Spring Lake beaches are the most pristine in NJ and located just steps from The Normandy Inn.  A short walk into town you will find boutique shopping, Spring Lake and Divine Park, and beautiful Saint Catharine's Cathedral.  Spring Lake is a place to walk the boardwalk, bicycle through town or just admire our beautiful old world charm!  Visit the website for Spring Lake for event details.

Spring Lake annual events:
  • Spring Lake Historical Society House Tour
  • Spring Lake Art in the Park
  • Spring Lake Garden Tour
  • Spring Lake Summer Sidewalk Sale
  • Spring Lake Labor Day End of Summer Celebration and Artwalk
  • Spring Lake Italian Festival and Art Walk
  • Taste of Spring Lake Kitchen Tour
  • Spring Lake Christmas Celebration Kick Off
  • Spring Lake Candlelight Christmas Inn Tour

The Historic Village of Allaire.

The Historic Village of Allaire, just  a few miles from Spring Lake, is NJ's premier living history museum where visitors can experience history through hands on experience.  Here are a few the interesting annual events:
  • Spring Summer and Fall Craft Markets and Art in the Park
  • Summer and Fall Flea Markets
  • Civil War Encampment and Lantern Tour
  • Rolling Iron Antique Auto Show
  • Allaire Bacon, Bikes and Brew
  • Fall Harvest Festival and Heritage Day
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
  • Haunted Allaire
  • Stocking Stuffer Sale at Allaire
  • Early 19th Century Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Lantern Tours
For event dates and details, visit the website for the Historic Village of Allaire.

Asbury Park, New Jersey

Asbury Park is a small seaside city known for its boardwalk lined with shops, arcades and cafes.  Asbury boasts some great live music venues such as the Stone Pony!  Check out the Asbury Park Chamber website for details about these fun events:
  • Saint Patrick's Day Parade
  • Easter Parade on Easter Sunday
  • Gay Pride Parade
  • Independence Day Fireworks
  • Visionary Tattoo Arts Festival
  • Diva Dodgeball
  • Asbury Park Oysterfest
  • Annual Asbury Park Zombie Walk

Belmar, New Jersey

The small town of Belmar, N.J., walking distance from Spring Lake, boasts a vibrant beach and boardwalk scene, quaint downtown area, great restaurants, and many fun activities year round.  See more detail at www.visitbelmarnj.com.

Here are some of Belmar's fun annual festivals and parades:
  • Belmar Saint Patrick's Day Parade
  • Belmar Seafood Festival
  • Feast of San Gennaro at the Jersey Shore
  • Belmar Ocktoberfest

Red Bank, N.J.

A short drive from The Normandy Inn, Red Bank is a bustling town with fine arts, galleries, shopping, gourmet dining, antiques, and theater.  Find out more at www.visitredbank.com.

Yearly fun events are:
  • Red Bank River Fest
  • Monmouth County Film Festival
  • Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival
  • International Beer and Wine Festival

Monmouth Park Racetrack

Monmouth Park Racetrack, located in Oceanport, N.J., is an American race track for thoroughbred horse racing.  The racetrack hosts many amazing events for couples, families and corporate groups throughout the season.  For more detail go to www.monmouthpark.com.

Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival
Wine and Chocolate Festival
Surf and Turf Festival
50th betfair.com Haskell
Irish Festival
Italian Festival 
Barbeque and Craft Beer Festival

Calendar of Fun Events in Monmouth County

Spring Lake is central to so many fun things to do! From our pristine beaches, to great restaurants and theaters, to the many exciting fairs, festivals and parades, you are never without something to do!  Visit the Monmouth County website for a complete listing of all activities at The Jersey Shore.

You won't be disappointed!!!!