Category Archives: Tuckerton

Christkindlmarkt Old Time Holiday Craft Market

Christkindlmarkt Holiday Craft Market
December 1 – 4pm-8pm
December 2 – 10am-5pm
December 3 – 10am-4pm
Christkindlmarkt is a family fun three day event  celebrating the traditions of the season with a Holiday Market and Craft Fair under a huge heated tent and throughout the Seaport buildings. Come jump start your holiday shopping or get in the holiday spirit with a horse drawn wagon ride.

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Little Free Library at the Seaport

November 25 – 12 noon
The grand opening of the Little Free Library at Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum will be at noon on Saturday, November 25. Located on the Visitor Center front porch, the Little Free Library provides a neighborhood sharing program for book lovers of all ages. Participating is easy. Just stop by the Visitor Center any time and pick up or drop off an adult or children’s book. The Little Free Library will be open 24/7.

For more information about the Little Free Library and the grand opening, please click here.

The Little Free Library is a national program created to build community, spark creativity, and inspire readers. The Seaport is proud to be a registered location for a Little Free Library. This program has inspired over 50,000 book exchange locations across the country. To find other locations, please visit the Little Free Library World Map at
How to donate books to the Little Free Library!
Do you have some new or gently used books that are gathering dust on your bookshelf?  You can donate those books to our Little Free Library by dropping them off at the book collection box at the Visitor Center.  Thanks!

EEK! Ghosts, Goblins and Witches, oh my!!

Haunted Seaport
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
October 26-28  6pm-9pm
Ready for a frightastic adventure? Join us at Haunted Seaport where pirates and sea captains long lost at sea will stroll the Seaport’s boardwalk and zombies are brought back to life.  Or, climb aboard a hayride for a ghostly howling good time through the Haunted Woods.
We will also have a expanded, non-scary Family Fun Activity Area hosted by Jersey Family Fun with PUMPKIN SLIME, crafts, stories, games, and not so scary fall activities.
Prepare to be amazed as Joe Holiday performs magic on the stage! The Kid-Friendly Activity Area will be open 6pm-9pm on Thursday and Friday, and 3pm-9pm on Saturday. Magic Shows will begin at 6:30 and 7:30 on Thursday and Friday. Even more magic has been added to Saturday night with shows at 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30!
General Admission is $10 for adults, $5 kids 5-12, kids under 5 and Seaport members receive free general admission. Hayrides of the Haunted Woods are $5 for everyone. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Have a Hauntingly Good Time!

Author Ernest Kaufman Speaks This Sunday 1 pm at Little Egg Harbor Meeting House

Ernest Kaufman tells his remarkable story as a holocaust survivor, a WWII survivor and local award winning chicken farmer, this Sunday September 17 at the Little Egg Harbor Meeting House located at 21 E. Main Street in Tuckerton.

This story, which has been presented by Ernest Kaufman with a focus on lessons learned from the holocaust, to numerous schools and community groups over the years, was published last year.  From Fright to Fight to Farm is a memoir of three dramatic, life-changing chapters in one man’s life.  It is an inspirational, three-part saga that follows his extraordinary life from Nazi Germany to life in America.  As stated by Outskirts Press April 19, 2016: Continue reading Author Ernest Kaufman Speaks This Sunday 1 pm at Little Egg Harbor Meeting House

35th Annual Ocean County Decoy & Gunning Show

This is a two-day event highlighting the culture of the Barnegat Bay region. Demonstrations, contests, seminars, crafters, carvers, vendors, food and music. Includes the Dock Dog competition as featured on ESPN! Visit the Tuckerton Seaport Heritage Tent at the lake.

Two great locations: Tip Seaman Park and Tuckerton Seaport. Free off-site parking and shuttle bus.
September 23 & 24 7 AM to 5 PM
Tuckerton Seaport & Tip Seaman Park

120 W. Main St.
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Admission: Free

TRUCKerton Food Truck & Brew Fest

Tuckerton Seaport’s signature event returns for the 5th consecutive year with a 1950’s greasy twist. As in years past, attendees can expect food and fun from over a dozen food trucks featuring the best from NJ, as well as 8 craft brews and live music.

TRUCKerton Food Truck & Brew Fest
August 12:  11am-7pm
August 13:  11am-5pm 

Grease is the word in August. Enjoy carnival games and the Justin Wood Circus Performers. Dress for the 1950’s and receive Buy One Get One Free Admission.
Doo Wop Music will round out the afternoon!  Continue reading TRUCKerton Food Truck & Brew Fest

25th Annual Baymen’s Seafood Festival

Enjoy delicious Jersey fresh clams, crabs, scallops and shrimp from the finest local seafood purveyors. Drink from the brew court featuring local crafted beers. Shop for gifts and souvenirs from unique vendors. Listen and dance to the music from local favorites: September’s Brew on Saturday and Motts Creek Pickers on Sunday. Enjoy crafters, family activities, demonstrations, boat builders and decoy carvers. Speak to commercial fishermen to learn about occupations on the bay or take a clam shucking class. In addition, we will be holding the 25th Anniversary Gift Auction!! Bring the whole family and plan to spend the day.

June 24 and 25
11 am – 5 pm  Continue reading 25th Annual Baymen’s Seafood Festival