Find the Best Artwork at the Ocean Grove Craft Fair

Bored with generic artwork? We have great news! It’s almost time for the Ocean Grove Craft Fair & Show in New Jersey. The 2018 Ocean Grove Craft Fair is one of the year’s most anticipated events. Art lovers, collectors, families, and couples are guaranteed to find unique, 100% handcrafted pieces. Are you ready for a home artwork makeover?

Artwork and wine. Yes, please! If you are planning to attend the Ocean Grove Craft Fair this June, download our free Vacation Guide! From wining and dining to beaching, and more, you’ll find everything that you need in this handy guide

What to Expect at the Ocean Grove Craft Fair

Authentic Artwork

The 36th annual Ocean Grove Craft Fair kicks off this June at the Ocean Pathway in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. Over 300 craft vendors are participating, and all of the artwork and crafts that you will find are handmade.

Shopping for artwork can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. From seasoned collectors to those who are just beginning their collection, the Ocean Grove Craft Fair is great for everyone. Why? Because this show makes artwork welcoming, approachable, and also extremely fun! Expect to find hand-spun pottery, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and elegant home decor that you can’t find anywhere else. Whether you are decorating a baby’s room or searching for the perfect piece to complete your look, you’ll find everything here.

Great Eats

Ocean Grove is a historic seaside town with every food that you could possibly imagine.  After a well-spent day of shopping, we know that you’ll be hungry! Luckily, there are over a dozen local food vendors at the Ocean Grove Craft Fair, making this event a foodie paradise. It wouldn’t be a true Jersey Shore affair without the quintessential boardwalk fare; expect all of the local classics, including disco fries (french fries covered in gravy and melted cheese), New York-style pizza, Italian hot dogs, and savory saltwater taffy! There is something here to entice even the pickiest of eaters, so come prepared with an appetite.  

Tips for Attending the Ocean Grove Craft Fair

  • The Ocean Grove Craft Fair is on Saturday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For an optimal (and not sunburned) experience, you’ll need to pack sunscreen!
  • Bring some cash! Although the event itself is free, you’ll definitely want to purchase some artwork (and disco fries!). We guarantee you’ll find a ton of unique pieces to brighten up your home this summer!
  • Thousands come each year to this highly anticipated event, so parking will be limited. The solution? Stay at The Inns of Ocean Grove, of course! The Ocean Grove Craft Fair is only a five-minute walk away.

Book Your Stay at The Inns of Ocean Grove

After a long day of shopping, head back to The Ocean View Inn or the The Ocean Plaza Hotel for a relaxing evening. Enjoy refreshing ocean views, warm Dining area and living roomhospitality, and gracious service throughout your stay.

If you are traveling with your favorite furry friend, we recommend booking The Executive Suite at The Ocean View Inn. This suite is pet-friendly and only minutes away from some of the hottest spots for pooches at the Jersey Shore! Our lovely accommodations include a full kitchen, free WiFi, daily continental breakfast, and more.

Thousands come each year to the Ocean Grove Craft Fair, and reservations are filling up quickly. Reserve your room today for the perfect summertime getaway!

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