Manasquan Beach Improvement Association


Jan  13     LADACIN Polar Bear Plunge at Main Beach 12:30 p.m.

Feb    3    Valentine Plunge to benefit ALS - Main Beach noon.
        17     Mid Winter Beach Run/Walk - First Ave and Brielle Rd. 11 a.m.

Apr  21     Semi-annual beach clean-up sponsored by Manasquan Environmental Commission Main Beach 9 a.m. - noon

May 12     Mom's Day Run 2nd Avenue 10 a.m. 
May 20     MBIA Volunteer Day  (rescheduled from May 19)
May 21     Monmouth County Tourism Summer Kick-Off Press Conference Main Beach 11 a.m.
May 24     Summer Cocktail Kickoff - Leggett's 6 p.m.     
May 26     Beach open weekends & holidays (badges required)
May 26     Memorial Day Celebration. Concert by "Deep Six" at Main Beach 7:30 p.m. followed by fireworks  POSTPONED  until July 21
May 28     Memorial Day Services Squan Plaza - parade & ceremony 10 a.m.

Jun  16     Beach open everyday through Labor Day
Jun  16     MBIA Annual Membership Meeting First Aid Squad Building, Broad Street 9 a.m.
Jun  29     Junior Lifeguard Program through 7/27
Jun  30     Inlet Surf Lessons - every Saturday & Sunday through July 28 3 p.m. 

Jul     2      Movie on Main Beach weather permitting at dusk
Jul     3      Fourth of July Celebration:
                    Bicycle decorating contest at Little League Field 5:15 p.m.
                    Parade begins at Life Saving Station 6:30 p.m.
                    Concert by "Billy Lawlor" 7:30 p.m. followed by fireworks (Main Beach)  (Rain date 7/7)
Jul   12     Concert on Main Beach "Shoresyde Band" 7:30 p.m.
Jul   14     Kayak, Canoe and Paddleboard Race Stockton Lake 10 a.m. (Rain date 7/15)
Jul   14     One Mile Ocean Swim 8 a.m.  (Sign-up at Ocean Ave 6 a.m.)
Jul   18     Inlet Celebration. Manasquan Inlet 5 - 9 p.m.  Food, beer tent, vendors, car show and "Ed Austin" & "Rock n Rhythm" (Rain Date 7/18)
Jul   19     Concert on Main Beach "Willie Lynch" 7:30 p.m.
Jul   21     Surfboard Festival Manasquan Center 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Jul   21     Rescheduled Memorial Day concert and fireworks at Main Beach 7:30. Postponed until 9/1
Jul   23     Movie on Main Beach weather permitting at dusk
Jul   26     Concert on Main Beach "Enjoy" 7:30 p.m.
Jul   26     Junior Lifeguard Tournament Main Beach 9 a.m.
Jul   30     Movie on Main Beach weather permitting at dusk
​Jul   31     Fireman's Fair Mallard Park 6:30 - 11 p.m. 

Aug   4     Fireman's Fair closes 
Aug   6     Squan Lifeguard Relays Main Beach 6 p.m.
Aug   7     Elks Day at the Beach Elks Beach, Ocean Ave.
Aug   9     Concert on Main Beach "Kootz" 7:30 p.m. 
Aug  11    Big Sea Day.  Times and locations are tentative
                    Surfing Contest - Inlet Beach 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
                    Fishing Contest - Manasquan Inlet 8 a.m. - noon 
                    Beach games & activities and National Guard obstacle course - Riddle Way and NG Camp - 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. 
                    New Logic Marine Science Animal Display - Sea Watch - 10 a.m. - noon
                    Children's Tattoos (children 12 and under) sponsored by the MBIA at Beach walk south of Main St. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
                    Art Display - Beach walk - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
                    Sandcastle Building Contest - Riddle Way Beach  9:30 Registration 10 a.m. start  
                    Tug-O-War - Main Beach 4 - 5 p.m.
                    Manasquan idol Singing Competition - Main Beach 5:30  - 6:30 p.m. 
                    "9 South" Concert - Main Beach 7:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.  followed by fireworks (Main Beach)                                      
Aug 16    Concert on Main Beach "Reggae Plus" 7:30 p.m.
Aug 19    Concert at Squan Plaza "Belle Tones" 4 - 6 p.m. (Rain Date 8/26)
Aug 23    Concert on Main Beach "Don' Know Jack" 7:30 p.m.
Aug 25    Concert on Main Beach "TBD" 7:30 p.m.

Sep   1    Labor Day Concert "Retro Kinds" Main Beach 4 - 6 p.m. Rescheduled Memorial Day Fireworks (Rain date 9/2)
Sep 19    Big Brothers/Big Sisters Volleyball Tournament  Main Beach 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sep 22    Longboard Surf Contest Inlet Beach 
Sep 23    Big Hearts to Little Hearts Walk 10 a.m. (Rain Date 9/30)
Sep 29    Fall Arts and Crafts Festival Squan Plaza 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Rain Date 9/24)
Sep 29    Interlocal Tug of War (Rain Date 9/30)


Oct  13    Breakfast with the Candidates - 9 a.m. Manasquan Woman's Club, 62 Main St.
Oct  20    Semi-annual beach clean-up sponsored by Manasquan Environmental Commission Main Beach 9 a.m. - noon
Oct  20    Inlet Tug- of- War  - food, crafts, music and games  11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Oct  20    Stomp the Monster 4 mile run 11 a.m. start

Nov 17     Annual Turkey Run.  Five mile run and one mile fun run starting at Little League Field
​Nov 30     Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Candy Cane Hunt Squan Plaza 6 p.m. (Rain date 12/7)

Dec 31    Annual New Year's Eve Run/Walk 4 p.m. 




                                    Please consult the Manasquan Tourism Commission's Calendar for Event Sponsors




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MBIA Trustees at Big Sea Day: Diana Carroll. John O'Grady & Bette Worth.










2018 Beach Calendar