It’s that exciting time of year again! Time for Pier Village’s annual Pier Fest! We want to be absolutely certain that all the residents at The Lofts Pier Village waterfront condos in NJ know about the exhilarating fall festival coming up in October. This festival is fun for all and is taking place right outside your front doorstep in the central plaza of Pier Village– so read on to find out everything you need to know about Pier Fest!
Pier Fest is the Jersey Shore’s premier fall festival. The festival takes place in Pier Village within the community of Long Branch, NJ. This year marks the festival’s fourth anniversary. From the outset, Pier Fest was focused on providing a full day of fun, shopping, music, and other family activities to its residents. But it’s not just for Pier Village residents – everyone in Long Branch or surrounding communities is invited to come out and enjoy the unique community that is Pier Village.
New to Pier Village? This special community is situated on miles of beautiful beach in Long Branch, NJ. Home to restaurants, shops, and waterfront condos, NJ natives call Pier Village the best kept secret of the New Jersey Shore!
This year, the long-awaited Pier Fest event will occur on Sunday, October 7th from 12-5 pm. Pier Fest will feature family activities, exhibitors, vendors, crafts by local artisans and live music from local performers.
The festival takes place rain or shine – so if the skies are showing signs of doom and gloom, just don your best raincoat and grab your umbrella because the show must go on!
Read on for all the details or watch this short clip to see just how beautiful this unique beachfront, Victorian-style community is and how much fun you could be having at Pier Fest this year!
Shop Local, Support Artisans
Pier Fest will host a pop-up shop right in the plaza. Local vendors and artisans will display their wares along the promenade, so festival-goers can shop local and support Long Branch artisans while checking off holiday gifts for the whole family. The Pier Village shops will be open as well, and most will be offering special promotions during the festival hours. Whether you’re a resident of the nearby waterfront condos in NJ or are looking for a fun excuse to visit the Jersey Shore from New York City, Pier Fest is a great opportunity to do some early holiday gift shopping.
Enjoy Live Music by the Jersey Shore
If you love live music, check out the lineup at Pier Fest. There will be several talented local bands and artists taking the stage right in the center of the festival plaza. Here’s the set list for 2018:
Jake Jacobsen plays cool acoustic music for cool people. Jacobsen plays an interesting mix of music from the 1970’s through contemporary hits. His flair for upbeat and fun tunes will make a great soundtrack for your stroll.
Justin & Alina
This dynamic brother and sister pop/rock duo are accompanied by guitar and bongo drums to create a crowd-pleasing array of hits. Their harmonies are magical, and their banter on stage is comedic and entertaining – after all, a little sibling rivalry is only natural!
Rock’n Music Academy
The Rock’n Music Academy house bands will entertain the crowd with classic and contemporary hit songs. Rock’n Music Academy has been offering professional music instruction in the Middletown, NJ area since 2005. “Our goal is to provide students with a superior learning environment to pursue their passion for music. Over the years we have developed a unique curriculum to engage students and assist them in reaching their potential as musicians.”
Fun Activities for the Whole Family
Pier Fest will include plenty of fun for the kids, too. There will be a variety of age-appropriate activities – many of which are free to enjoy!
Inflatables from Big Mark’s Action Park:
Inflatable slides, bouncy houses, and a rock-climbing wall will be provided by Big Mark’s Action Park.
Photo Booth by I Luv Photo Booths
Everyone loves a photo booth! Make lasting memories in an instant with props and accessories at I Luv Photo Booths’ instant photo-maker.
Fitness & Games on Wheels with the Fun Bus
The Fun Bus is the most fun kids can have in a school bus! The Fun Bus incorporates fitness and hands-on learning activities to make learning about fitness fun for children everywhere. And we mean everywhere – their classroom is literally a school bus that travels to schools, daycares, birthday parties & special events just like Pier Fest.
Support Our Local Community of Businesses
Pier Fest is proud to have several local businesses who sponsor our event. If you’re local to Pier Village, be sure to check out these great resources that are just a stone’s throw from your waterfront condos.
Long Branch Animal Hospital, whose entire staff, from receptionists to veterinarians, is committed to providing the highest quality of health care for your pets.
ShoreVacations.com: Jersey Shore’s premiere vacation rentals website, featuring rental homes in Belmar, Seaside, Wildwood, and even beautiful waterfront condos in NJ and NY, which are perfect for a beach getaway.
Jersey Shore Detectives specializes in providing criminal background information and verifications to business and government human resource departments.
About Pier Fest
Pier Fest was first started in 2015. A new outdoor festival was much needed in Pier Village, Long Branch’s premiere shopping and dining community. Pier Fest provides a fun fall community event for the hundreds of nearby residents of Pier Village’s waterfront condos in NJ. It has attracted thousands of people who have enjoyed both the festival plaza activities and the many activities in and around Pier Village.
Pier Fest is a joint venture of Pier Village and Jersey Shore Premiere.
Make Pier Village Your Home
Pier Village is a unique beachfront community on the Jersey Shore, featuring over 30 esteemed restaurants, shops and services at the doorstep of beautiful waterfront condos in NJ, including The Lofts Pier Village. The Lofts Pier Village is home to 245 luxurious one- to four-bedroom condominiums overlooking the Jersey waterfront. The whole community was designed to reflect Victorian era community planning, with a central plaza around which the community thrives. Businesses, dining, and entertainment are all footsteps from beautiful waterfront condos.
Come for the fun, stay for the sun, and enjoy the ocean breeze year-round. Find your perfect home from among our one, two, or three bedroom waterfront condos in NJ, some with serene partial ocean and full oceanfront views. Enjoy the miles of sandy beaches, festivals, nightlife, and business opportunities in Pier Village.
About Jersey Shore Premiere Events
Jersey Shore Premiere Events, an organization founded by Rosa Davis and Chris Fotache, has blasted off in a short time, thanks to the many great networking enthusiasts that have bought into the new venture’s mission. The mission is simple: bring small business owners together to pool together resources and ideas in order to strengthen communities and help businesses grow.
Summary of Pier Fest Events:
- This year, the event falls on Sunday, October 7th from 12-5pm.
- The festival will take place rain or shine.
- This special community is situated on miles of beautiful beach in Long Branch, NJ and is home to restaurants, shops, and waterfront condos in NJ.
- The 30 Pier Village shops and restaurants will be open to the public, many offering special promotions for the festival.
- Additionally, vendors and artisans will set up shop for the day for special shopping perfect for holiday gift buying.
- There will be live music all day, including local performers: Jake Jacobsen (acoustic pop), Justin & Alina (pop/rock), and bands from the Rock’n Music Academy.
- Family-friendly activities include inflatable bounce houses, slides, and a rock wall provided by Big Mark’s Action Park.
- A photo booth from I Luv Photo Booths will be available.
- The Fun Bus will be on site – a school bus converted into a fun fitness learning lab for kids!
- Pier Fest is sponsored by the following local businesses in Long Branch: Long Branch Animal Hospital, ShoreVacations.com, and Jersey Shore Detectives.
- This is the 4th Annual Pier Fest – started in 2015 as an outdoor fall festival dedicated to the residents of Pier Village’s 300 waterfront condos on NJ shorelines.
- Pier Fest is a joint venture of Pier Village and Jersey Shore Premiere.
- For more information about Pier Fest
contact Chris at 732-245-0412 or Rosa at 732-690-0988 or visit www.pierfest.com
- For more information about viewing available waterfront condos in NJ Pier Village to make the Jersey Shore your home, head to www.theloftspiervillage.com