Come out for two days of sand and surf during the Sea.Hear.Now festival, featuring more than 25 performances on three stages along the Asbury Park waterfront. Headliners are The Killers and Foo Fighters, so it’s the perfect chance to see your favorite megastars close to home! Get your tickets now, as some price levels have already sold out for this uber-popular concert extravaganza!


Since the festival is family-friendly, it will be amazing for the parents in the crowd to introduce their young ones to other artists on the bill, like Greta Van Fleet, Sheryl Crow, Quincy Mumford, Weezer, The Beach Boys, Tegan & Sara and Waiting on Mongo.


In between sets, fans can watch a team surf contest featuring the top male and female professional surfers from the East Coast doing battle between the Surf and Sand stages!


You can also go beyond the beach and visit Danny Clinch’s Transparent Gallery, which will be filled with immersive art experiences. Or, take part in one of the daily second line parades on the boardwalk.


When it’s time for a break, head to one of the many boardwalk restaurants located throughout the festival grounds. Some of our favorites include Robinson’s Ale House for pub fare, Pop’s Garage for Mexican, Cousins Maine Lobster for famous food-truck-meets-storefront and undoubtedly Coney Waffle for dessert.

You may leave and re-enter the festival, but you will have to go through security checks each time. No re-entries will be permitted after 7 pm.


Sea.Hear.Now started in 2018 in Asbury Park as a way to promote live music, art, surfing culture and ocean sustainability efforts. It will be held again this year along the Asbury Park waterfront Sept. 16-17. Kids under 7 are admitted free with a paying adult. Two-day and Sunday only tickets are already sold out. One-day single admission for Saturday is $125. The ticket prices go through levels such as General Admission+, VIP, Platinum and the Ultimate Experience (at a whopping $8,900 for a three-day incredible experience). Some of the packages include hotel stays if it’s too far to drive back and forth for both days. There is car and bicycle parking, but it may be best to call a rideshare and get dropped off at 115 4th Ave.

Check out the full event schedule once it’s released.

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