11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Celebrating Our Environment
with Two Days of Free Family Fun!
Join us for NJNG's 14th annual Ocean Fun Days and celebrate the wonders of the Jersey Shore. Enjoy hands-on exhibits, classes, nature tours and children's activities. Learn from marine scientists, researchers and environmentalists how to preserve our coastal resources so we can all continue to enjoy them for years to come.
Bring the entire family - it's FREE!
You'll have oceans of fun!
- Coastal Crafts
- Eco Tours and Workshops
- Energy Scavenger Hunt
- Children’s Games and Prizes
- Youth Fishing Clinics
- Beachcombing 101
- Face Painting
- Touch Tanks and Exhibits
- NOAA Marine Lab Open House*
*Sandy Hook only
New to Ocean Fun Days this year at Island Beach State Park
Diamondback Terrapin Hatchling Release!
Join volunteers from Project Terrapin and help
release young turtles back into their natural habitat.
Arrive early to sign up, spaces are limited.
Lunch can be purchased so plan to spend the day!
Island Beach State Park
Garden State Parkway North or South: Exit 82 to Route 37 East. Take Route 35 South to Island Beach State Park.*
Garden State Parkway South: Exit 117 to Route 36 East. Follow signs to Sandy Hook, approximately 12 miles.*
Garden State Parkway North: Exit 105 to Route 36 East. Left (North) at Ocean Blvd. Follow signs to Sandy Hook, approximately eight miles.*
*Mention Ocean Fun Days at the gate for FREE park entrance! Park only in the designated Ocean Fun Days lots.
In partnership with
For additional Ocean Fun Days information, please visit njseagrant.org or call 732-872-1300, Ext. 19.