It’s finally the weekend! Below is a list of local events HAPPENING in Ocean County. Be sure to also check our Ocean Happening Calendar and Fall Guide articles to make sure you’re not missing out on any fun (or food, shows, and other entertainment)!
September 18th & 19th
Nightmare at Gravity Hill Haunted Trail & Zombie Zone Paintball Experience – ‘As you enter the gates of Gravity Hill, the nightmare begins…find over a dozen different scenes/settings on over 5 acres: 35 minutes of spine chilling walkable haunted trails and creepy themes and adventures…wear comfortable shoes. In the Zombie Paintball Zone, prepare yourself for two extraordinary rounds of Zombie Paintball fun, blast away from a post at live zombies in an apocalyptic city and in the Gravity Hill Chemical Company’s toxic warehouse where the Evil begins.’ Nightmare @ Gravity Hill: $20, Zombie Zone Paintball Experience: $10 per person/100 Shots. From dusk to 11pm, Cicconi Farms 1005 Farmingdale Rd. Jackson.
Lakewood Lions Renaissance Faire – ‘The Renaissance Fair will take you back to the 16th century, Enter the world of Knights in their shiny armor jousting on their “War Horses”. Have your child Knighted and learn the art of combat. Witness to the crowning of the Fair’s King and Queen chosen from children under age 10 and dressed in period garb. Visit www.lakewoodrenfair.com for more information.’ Adults $10 Children 6 to 12 $1.00 under 6 Free. Ample Free Parking, Handicapped Accessible. From 10am to 6pm at Pine Park, Country Club Rd. Lakewood.
32nd Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show: Barnegat Bay ACBS – ACBS Judged show, free admission, all boats welcome. Marine vendors, flea market, and more. From 8 to 5pm at 1800 Bay Ave. Point Pleasant.
38th Annual Festival of the Sea – Street fair in Point Pleasant Beach, everything from steak to lobster and fine art. From 10am to 7pm in Downtown Point Pleasant Beach.
Jackson Day 2015 – Free rides, entertainment, fireworks, and more. At 2:30, Johnson Park, S. Cooks Bridge Rd., Jackson
Saturday and Sunday
Fright Fest at Six Flags Great Adventure!
The Golden Dragon Acrobats – ‘The Golden Dragon Acrobats are recognized throughout the U.S. and abroad as the premier Chinese acrobatic touring companies of today combining award-winning acrobatic traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. The company is solidly rooted in a commitment to the highest of production values and an attention to artistic details that is unparalleled in the art form.’ Adult $24 / Senior $20 / Children $10, 2pm at Ocean County College