LBI is Alive: May Events on Long Beach Island

LBI is Alive: May Events on Long Beach Island 06/12/2024

10th Annual Lighthouse International Film Festival Kick off Party
Date: May 5th 7pm
Location: LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
120 Long Beach Blvd, Loveladies

Join the Lighthouse International Film Festival and celebrate their 10th year. The night will be filled with film, wine/beer and food. A film will be shown along with a preview of 2018 entries and you will get a chance to meet the filmmakers. A silent auction will also take place at the event. Purchase your tickets in advance, as there will be limited tickets sold at the door.

6th Annual Frank V. Panzone Jr. Memorial Cruisin for a Cure
Date: May 6th 9:30am-4pm
Location: Starts @ Beach Haven Moose Lodge 1575 In Manahawkin

This event is organized by Panzones Pizza and presented by Barlow Buick GMC of Manahawkin to benefit David’s Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation. The mission of this grassroots 501(c)(3) nonprofit is to provide financial assistance, wellness services and hope to families in New Jersey affected by a cancer diagnosis. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, sponsors and volunteers we have been able to assist 1,004 Families with $778,381.91 in direct financial assistance.
Your day will include:

$8 breakfast at Beach Haven NJ Moose Lodge 1575 in Manahawkin
Motorcycle & Classic Car ride through the Pines
After Party at Joe Pop’s Shore Bar and Restaurant
Food from Joe Pop’s, Panzone’s Pizza & Pasta, SunnyRaes Kitchen, Lefty’s Tavern, Moester’s Bakery and The WooHoo
Live Music with Ted Hammock and Jason Booth
Face-Painting with Sprinkles the Clown
Party Crashers Gaming Trailer

Go to  for more information!

Vacation Club Registration & Orientation
Date: May 7 4:30pm-6pm
Location: St. Francis Community Center
4700 Long Beach Blvd. Brant Beach

The St. Francis Center’s Vacation Club is LBI’s summer camp for children, ages 5 to 13. Vacation Club starts on June 18 and runs through August 30, 2018. The camp is filled with fun activities such as crafts, cooking, fieldtrips, sports and more.
Go to for more information.

Commerce & Cocktails
Date: May 9 5pm-8pm ($10)
Location: The Mainland in Manahawkin
151 NJ-72 (The Holiday Inn)

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is holding a commerce and cocktails event at the Mainland in Manahawkin. Drone for Business, Face Book Live B2B Interviews, Corporate Photo Booth and Beasley Media Group will be on site. Signature cocktails and light fare will be available. Bring your business cards!
Go to for more information.

Mother’s Day High Tea & Lunch
Date: May 12&13th 2pm
Location: Show Place Ice Cream Parlor
204 Centre Street, Beach Haven
Tickets: $42.50 adults, $15.00 Children 12 and under

If you are looking for something special and different to do with Mom this Mother’s day this is the perfect event! Enjoy High Tea with Lovely Linens and China, Light Lunch and Live Piano.

Annual Get Acquainted Summer Kick off Party
Date: May 16th 5pm-8pm
Location: Panzone’s Pizza & Pasta
1106 North Bay Ave, Beach Haven

Fantastic food and light conversation as we kick off Summer 2018 for local business! $30/per person

Get LBI Running 2018
Date: May 19th 9am
Location: Surf City Firehouse
713 Long Beach Blvd. Surf City

Get LBI Running is a family friendly 5k run or run/walk. All proceeds benefit the Surf City Vol. Fire & EMS. $35/per person
Go to to register.

Pancake Breakfast
Date: May 27 8am-12pm
Location: Surf City Firehouse
713 Long Beach Blvd. Surf City
$10.00 Adults and $6.00 Children under 10

All you can eat pancakes along with sausage, coffee, tea, orange juice, cocoa and milk. The Auxiliary will have baked goods, crafts, and books available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Surf City Volunteer Fire Co. #1 and EMS.

Viking Village Art & Craft Show
Date: May 27 10am-4pm
Location: Viking Village
19th & Bayview, Barnegat Light

The Viking Village Art & Craft show will consist of over 80 artists and crafters. Admission is free and the event is held rain or shine!


Leave a Reply