Step into a local surf shop in the summertime and you’ll likely hear the laid-back melodies of Bob Marley, Sublime, and the Beach Boys. If this type of music instantly transports you to paradise, you’ll love the Asbury Park Surf Music Festival! The event, which returns in August 2019 as Hi-Tide Summer Holiday, showcases a unique mix of instrumental surf and tiki culture. It’s perfect for visitors seeking good vibes! Learn more below and use our handy Travel Guide to plan the rest of your Jersey Shore getaway.
What Is the Asbury Park Surf Music Festival?
This year’s event is sure to be a highlight of your summer vacation. Hi-Tide Summer Holiday features a slew of bands as well as vinyl DJs. In addition to awesome tunes, attendees can enjoy food and cocktails from vendors like Fred Lammers Nowsville, Groovy Graveyard, and Livin’ a Dream Vintage. It all goes down August 16 – 18 at Asbury Lanes & The Asbury Hotel. Be sure to follow the event’s Facebook page for updates!
If you love surf music, you’re going to be stoked about this year’s lineup. Highlights include:
- The 126.96.36.199’s
- Eddie Angel’s Guitar Party
- The Boss Martians
- Jason Lee & The R.i.P. Tides
- The Hula Girls
- Black Flamingos
- Slowey and The Boats
- The Swingin’ Palms
- … And more!
Between concerts, guests can attend unique events like a surf guitar symposium, twist contest, midnight record hops, and pool parties. Weekend Passes for the festival are $55 per person and are available on the Asbury Lanes website. Purchase yours now and book your stay in Ocean Grove for easy access to the event!
Can’t make it to the Surf Music Festival this year? No worries. Consider attending Sea.Hear.Now in September. This epic, two-day music and arts festival has an equally awesome lineup with more than 25 bands performing across three stages. Notable names include Dave Matthews Band, The Lumineers, Dropkick Murphy’s, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Bad Religion, and more. You can even participate in surfing expression sessions between the stages with top pros, demos, and surfboard shaping.
Note: Tickets for general admission are sold out but are available via resale.
Book Your Stay With Us in Ocean Grove, New Jersey
There’s nothing worse than attending a fun event and having to drive home after. To make your experience relaxing and memorable, book a room at the Ocean View Inn or Ocean Plaza Hotel! Our properties are just a few blocks from Asbury Park and provide the peace and quiet you need at the end of a long day.
Take a look at our Deluxe King Rooms. These comfortable accommodations come with upscale amenities, luxury linens and towels, breakfast, and daily maid service, all at a reasonable rate! Whether you’re visiting with friends or your significant other, our rooms are perfect for the festival.
Check our availability and make your reservations today.
We look forward to having you!