Ocean Grove is famous for being one of the best summer vacation destinations. But did you know it’s a great place to visit year-round? Whether you stop by in the winter, spring, summer, or fall, there are countless Ocean Grove, NJ, events to attend. Here are a few of our favorites.

For a complete list of Ocean Grove, NJ, events, be sure to download our free Vacation Guide! This helpful guide is full of information on dining, shopping, outdoor recreation, and more. It even features a “where to stay” section dedicated to the comfortable accommodations at the Inns of Ocean Grove. Get your copy today!

Check Out These Ocean Grove, NJ, Events


If you’re spending Christmas at the Jersey Shore, you’re in luck! There are plenty of fun things to do throughout the holiday season. In fact, one of the most anticipated events of the year is held in December. The Victorian Holiday Festival & House Tour is guaranteed to put you in the Christmas spirit with a live nativity, tree lighting ceremony, and self-guided tours of historic inns and homes. Be sure to check it out!

Are you visiting after the start of the new year? Consider attending the Asbury Park Beerfest in January or plan a girls-only trip for Girlfriends Getaway Weekend in February.


When the snow begins to melt and the flowers start to bloom, take a day trip to beautiful Ocean Grove. All you’ll need to bring is a light jacket and your sense of adventure! While you’re here, check out annual spring events such as:


There’s nothing quite like summertime at the Jersey Shore. The sun is shining, the water is warm, and the smell of funnel cake fills the air! Plus, there are plenty of events to attend all season long – from nightly concerts in Asbury Park to the Ocean Grove 4th of July Parade. Other popular events include:


What do oysters, zombies, and beer have in common? They can all be found in Asbury Park in the fall. Each year, visitors and locals flock to this historic town for the Asbury Park Oysterfest in September and the Asbury Park Zombie Walk in October. If you’re a beer lover, don’t miss the annual Oktoberfest celebration; festivities include live music, polka dancing, games, and competitions. There’s also a massive selection of German brews. Cheers!

Book Your Stay at the Inns of Ocean Grove

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If you plan to attend one of the best Ocean Grove, NJ, events this year, be sure to book your stay with us! The Ocean Plaza Hotel and The Ocean View Inn are just one block from the ocean and provide an ideal home base at the Jersey Shore. They’re minutes from Bradley Beach and Asbury Park, and the PNC Bank Arts Center and Monmouth Park Racetrack are also a short drive away. You can attend a concert, music festival, or horserace, then come home to total comfort and tranquility at the Inns of Ocean Grove.

Check our availability and book your vacation now! We look forward to having you.