March 2024

As the sun rises higher in the sky and the air begins to warm, it's time to shake off the winter chill and welcome the vibrant energy of spring! With its pristine beaches and lively coastal communities, the LBI Region beckons visitors to embrace the season with many things to do!

Embrace the Season: Springtime Adventures

The LBI Region blooms into a vibrant tapestry of colors and activities. From scenic hikes, and later sunsets, to cultural festivals, there's something for everyone to enjoy this spring.

Coastal Experiences
Take advantage of the stunning coastline. From Lacey to Little Egg Harbor, the coastal communities that make up the region you'll find endless opportunities for beachcombing, birdwatching, and relaxing by the ocean and bay. Explore the Region.

Outdoor Dining
As temperatures rise, alfresco dining becomes a must-do activity. Explore spring menus.

Hiking and Nature Trails
Lace up your hiking boots and explore scenic trails. The serene paths of the Pine Barrens, Bridge Walk, and Barnegat Rail Trail there's no shortage of opportunities to commune with nature. Interactive Map

Spring Events: Celebrate the season at one of New Jersey's many spring festivals. From street fairs to craft shows to music festivals, there's always something happening across the region.

March is Women's History Month
2nd - Dr. Suess's Birthday
8th - International Women's Day
10th - Daylight Savings
14th - Pi Day
17th - St Partick's Day
23rd - Ramadan Begins
25th - Walk in Sand Day
29th - Good Friday
31st - Easter

Family Fun: Keep the kids entertained with a variety of family-friendly activities.

Discover Excitement

Local Events, Arts & Entertainment

March 6 at 7:30 & 9:30 PM Shows

Celtic Angels Ireland

Celebrating their cherished heritage through Irish dance, music, and song is something these entertainers take very seriously. You’ll be enthralled from the moment the lights dim as the sweet and stirring songs of Ireland, rigorously precise dances and traditional musicianship carry you to Irelan on wings of music.

March 9 starts 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Wedding Showcase

Take a tour of LBIF’s beautiful grounds and facility with LBIF’s Wedding and Special events coordinator Jaime Caravella.

This lively event will feature live music from some of LBIF’s preferred bands and DJs along with bridal gowns, accessories, photo booths, and more.

March 10 starts 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Fantasy Island Amusement Park

Pot Of Gold Giveaway

Do you want a chance to win a trip to Ireland for two? All guests whose names are drawn will have a chance to spin the prize wheel.

Prizes include a trip to Ireland for two, 1 million arcade points, game cards, ride passes, and more!

March 16
The WooHoo

Minty Madness

Move over gold, there’s something new at the end of the rainbow. The WooHoo's Minty Madness Ice Cream!

Join them on their opening date, March 16th to get yours! Stay tuned for pint and cookie bar drop details and other exclusive flavors!

April 6 at 6:30 PM
ShoreTown Ballpark

Opening Night

The BlueClaws are back! Join the fun for Opening Night at the Jersey Shore! Be sure to arrive early for our full pre-game introductions and stay late for post-game fireworks!

Hop Into Easter Fun

This year Easter is early, Sunday, March 31. Local family-friendly events and faith-based services are happening. Details below.

3/16 - Bunny Tea - Waretown
3/23 - Strolling Egg Hunt - Tuckerton
3/23 - Stafford's Egg Hunt - Stafford
3/23 - Photos & Hunt @ Coral Hammer - Manahawkin
3/30 - Egg Hunt & Breakfast - Lacey
3/30 - Easter Brunch @ Farm on Main - West Creek

Are you looking for Places of Worship? Visit our events page where we have up-to-date listing.

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