First Night Ocean County…in Seaside Heights









A grand family New Year’s Celebration on the Seaside Heights Boardwalk

Monday, December 31st, 12pm-5pm

Brought to you by the Seaside Heights Improvement District

$5 per family member

Face painters, balloonists, caricaturists, magic shows and much more!
all within Casino Pier Arcade, Coin Castle, Lucky Leo’s and Shake Shoppe Arcade

Fireworks on the Boardwalk 5pm (weather permitting)

Wristbands available at County Connection in the Ocean County Mall (cash or check only), at 1214 Boulevard in Seaside Heights (between 10am and 3pm Monday-Friday), or at participating arcades while open during the week and also during the event.

$5 wristband entitles holder to entertainment at all four arcades plus entry into drawing for two gift baskets, each valued over $450!

Parking is FREE on the street and in municipal parking lots


First Night Entertainment

Coin Castle
12pm-4pm: Caricaturist
12:30pm-4:30pm: Face Painter
12:30pm-4:30pm: Balloonist

Lucky Leo’s
12pm-4pm: Face Painter
12pm-4pm: Balloonist
12:30pm-4:30pm: Caricaturist

Shake Shoppe
12pm-5pm: Hoopslinger
12:30pm-4:30pm: Caricaturist
1:30pm-4:30pm: Strolling Magic

Casino Pier
12pm-4pm: Balloonist
12pm-4pm: Crafts
12:30pm-4:30pm: Face Painter
1pm & 2pm: Magic Show
3pm & 4pm: Juggling Show

Jersey Shore will be broadcasting live and offering fun activities at Lucky Leo’s from Noon to 2 p.m. and Coin Castle from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hoopslinger will be performing and doing audience participation at Shake Shoppe Arcade from Noon to 4:30 p.m.

Crafts and a magic show at Casino Arcade


Have your First Night passport stamped at all four arcades and you will be entered in a drawing for an adult gift basket or a children’s gift basket, each containing more than $450 in Seaside Heights prizes including: beach badges, motel stay, meals, candy, souvenirs, and more

First Night Ocean County wristbands are available at the County Connection at the Ocean County Mall and at Lucky Leo’s, Coin Castle, and Casino Pier arcades in advance plus Shake Shopper Arcade the day of the event


Our thanks to all those who provided prizes for the two First Night prize baskets

715 Boulevard Parking

Angie Lombardi Photography

Borough of Seaside Heights

Breakwater Beach

Coca Cola

Coin Castle

Free Range

Hershey Motel

Klee’s Bar & Grill

Lucky Leo’s

Lucky Leo’s Sweet Shoppe

Maruca’s Pizza

One of A Kind

Planet Candy

Shake Shoppe Arcade

Sonny and Rickey’s Arcade

Van Holten’s Sweet Shop


Photos of some of the entertainment coming:

Start Time:
Dec 31st 2018, 12:00 PM
End Time:
Dec 31st 2018, 05:00 PM
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