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Ocean Fun Days: May 18 and 19, 2024!

Ocean Fun Days: May 18 and 19, 2024!

Ocean Fun Days have been around for 20 years, and we're exited for our 21st year of ocean discovery and environmental stewardship with fun activities, games, eco-tours and so much more!

Save the date and plan to bring your family to a turtle-riffic experience — NJNG's 21st Annual Ocean Fun Days on May 18 and 19, 2024!

Along with event co-sponsors New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, Gateway National Park/National Park Service, New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry/Island Beach State Park, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the Asbury Park Press and NOAA's James J. Howard Marine Sciences Lab at Sandy Hook we're excited to continue our family-friendly, free weekend of fun!

At the 2024 Ocean Fun Days, guests can learn from marine scientists, researchers and environmentalists about how to preserve the Jersey Shore's natural resources so we can all continue to enjoy them for years to come. This year’s festivities include new exhibitors, hands-on environmental programs and demonstrations and even the Sandy Hook lighthouse will be open for tours.

May 18, 2024 – Island Beach State Park
May 19, 2024 – Sandy Hook, NJ Sea Grant Consortium Building
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Rain or Shine)
Free admission and parking!

Mark your calendars now for family-friendly fun, animal touch-tanks, workshops, crafts and so much more. There’s something for everyone! 


Mark your calendars ... We can’t wait to 'SEA' you next year! 

You'll have oceans of fun! Don’t miss out on the excitement at

Vendor at SH OFD kid fishing

boy with fishing pole OFD event

          kid with turtle mascot   OFD event booth

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