County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
April 17, 2023

Spring offers a variety of activities
for residents & visitors in Monmouth County

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners would like to remind residents and visitors about fun activities available during the spring season in Monmouth County.

“As winter comes to a close and spring begins, Monmouth County is ready to welcome another exciting year of events and activities,” said Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the Division of Tourism. “Monmouth County has a full calendar of events that will keep residents and visitors busy throughout spring, including a Spring Craft Show that was held on Saturday, April 15, at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center in Tinton Falls, and Earth Day activities that will be held on Saturday, April 22, in our County parks.”

“One of my favorite spring events is Made in Monmouth, occurring on Saturday, April 29 at Brookdale Community College from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,” said Director Arnone. “This event is free to visitors and vendors where all the products you see are made right here in Monmouth County.”

“The Monmouth County Park System’s spring calendar of events features a Creative Arts Festival on Saturday, May 13 at Thompson Park in Lincroft, Walnford Day on Sunday, May 21 in Upper Freehold Township, and International Astronomy Day on April 29 at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth, Middletown,” said Commissioner Ross F. Licitra, liaison to the Monmouth County Park System. “There is also a variety of programs and events available through the Spring Parks and Programs Guide such as kayaking, bird watching and hiking groups.”

The Monmouth County Park System also offers multiple golf courses to visit and historical events to attend throughout the spring.

“For those who would like to spend time on the links, we invite them to visit any of the six award-winning golf courses, located throughout Monmouth County,” said Commissioner Licitra. “For history enthusiasts, residents and visitors can get a glimpse of farm life in Monmouth County in the 1890s and visit Historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel, where interpreters show daily and seasonal agricultural and domestic activities.”

For a complete list of events hosted by Monmouth County Park System visit,

In the fall of 2022, the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners unveiled the Brewed & Distilled in Monmouth initiative.

“Our website,, highlights the County’s breweries, wineries and distilleries, and the local restaurants and businesses surrounding them,” said Director Arnone. “As the weather warms up, we invite everyone to plan a day of enjoying the local creations made in these facilities. Make sure to tag Brewed & Distilled in Monmouth on Facebook and Instagram and share your favorite products!”

For more information about Monmouth County happenings, go to and follow Monmouth County Tourism on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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