Contact the Recreation Office for more information of these events call                 609-698-0080 x 122            


1st. Annual Business Scarecrow Contest 

Voting is now open.  The general public is asked to cast their vote for their favorite scarecrow via the link below.  Voting ends at 12pm. on October 30, 2020.  Winner will be announced the week of November 1st.  The scarecrow will the most votes wins bagels for the office.    All entries will also be posted on facebook  @barnegatrecreation.  Like our page to stay informed on our programs

Paste the link into your browser – open it to vote.  Each email address will received 1 vote for the contest.  Get out their, visit the participating businesses and vote.   Special thanks to Barnegat Communities that Care for creating the survey monkey voting link and for tabulating the votes. 

  A & R Pools    
  Trottas’ Hobbies    
  Bob’s Carpet    
  Artist LLC 323 S Main St
  Barnegat Diner 849 W Bay Ave
  Barnegat Psychic Reader 307 S Main St
  Cloverdale Farm County Park 34 Cloverdale Rd 
  Green Thumb Daycare 361 N Main St
  Hoch’s Garden Center 229 S Main St
  Kathys Hair Salon 849 W Bay Ave
  Rawley’s Landscaping 323 S Main St
  Russell O. Brackman Middle  School 600 Barnegat Blvd N
  TD Bank 560 N Main St
  The Garden Market 398 N Main St
  The Van Dyk  Group 500 Barnegat Blvd N #300
  WAWA 550 N Main St

Barnegat Farmers Market

Every Thursday – June 18  – October 29 
Location: 11 Birdsall St, Barnegat, NJ 08005
Seniors, Immune Compromised Individuals and pregnant women ONLY  10am-10:30am
General Public 10:30am-3pm 
The FINAL  Night Market will be held on    Aug. 6
Seniors, Immune Compromised Individuals and pregnant women ONLY  2-2:30pm
General Public 2:30pm-7pm
2020 VENDORS include:
Stillwell Farms, Krowicki Farms, Beaver Dam Farm, Eckert Farm
 (We have filled out farmer occupancy as such we are no longer accepting FARMERS)
High Mountain Foods -frozen pastas, crab cakes, perogies, Italian bread, stuffed breads, pickles, olives,  
 Jersey Charm Coffee – Coffee pods, Bean Coffee, Ground coffees
Green Goddess – artisan honey & honey products, organic herbal teas, essential oils
Wicked Good Spice Mix Company -spice blends, oils, fruit infused balsamic vinegar’s and mustard’s
Hoop House – sour dough breads, cinnamon buns, stuffed french rolls, loose granola, croissants
A & A Dips – dip mixes, hot sauces, gourmet peanuts, balsamies and oils
Kelly’s Kreations – framed handmade beaded art
Paparazzi– $5 jewelry
Jetty Life – mobile store
Sub Bus Mobile Deli
N & N Linens – towels, dresses, beach hats, tablecloths, place mats
Pampered Chef 
WANTED – Vendors who do not sell PRODUCE
Call Jeanne 609-698-0080 ext 122

November 14th (Rain date the 15th) CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Sentimental Cruisers Car Club & Barnegat Recreation are sponsoring an Autumn Classic Car Show  from 9am-2pm in  the field across from the firehouse located at 11 Birdsall St.  Dash Plaques for the first 100 registered.  The Sub Bus Mobile Deli, Lunch Wagon and other vendors  will be on site


23rd   Annual Waretown Haunted Hayride      

October 16/17 CANCELLED

The is event will be held at the Waretown Lake – Route 532 Waretown.  Hours: 7-10pm  Cost: $10 Adults and $8 children Volunteer actors are needed.  Back by popular demand is our Skit Contest.  Create an skit idea, get your friend and enter – over $1400 in prizes awarded.  Enter and try to defeat any of our current   8 winners


                                  Dock Concert – October 24th 2-4pm

                                  Featuring the sounds of Joey D’s Rockin Oldies Band   (There is no raindate)                                                       

Drive in Movie at the Dock  OCTOBER 24 

                                              Drive in Movie at the Barnegat Public Dock  427 E Bay Ave 7pm                                               The  featured presentation is HOCUS POCUS 


Barnegat Farmers Market November 22

Special Thanksgiving Market  Sunday        November 22nd        10am – 3pm

      Jersey Farmers with fresh home grown seasonal produce, fruits, herbs, flowers.   Also featured breads, cheeses, pasta.          Call Jeanne  609-698-0080 ext 122


Breakfast with Santa December 5CANCELLED

Tickets go on sale Nov. 1  in the Recreation Department Office
$10.00 for Adults  /  Children      Free  for Infants 24 month and under
Office hours are Monday through Friday 9 – 4pm and Monday Evenings 5 – 7pm
Tickets are limited and not available at the door!
Bring your Camera- Santa will be available for pictures – Gift – Breakfast

Sundaes with  Snowman December 12 CANCELLED

$6pp (Children 2 and under $2pp) Event features Make your own Sundaes, Decorate a cookie, craft stations.     Parents bring your camera.       Special Appearance by Ms. Snowflake AKA Freckles the Clown who will give each child a snowman balloon.  Music provided by WBNJ