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Bamboozle Festival 2012 – Your Complete Guide

The biggest music festival to hit the Jersey Shore concludes today with Bon Jovi taking the stage, and we’ve got complete coverage, Bamboozle-related tweets, pictures from you and our staff attending plus a complete guide to the fest and some insider information.

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Follow Bamboozle on Twitter including Deminksi & Doyle producer @JoeV1015 who will be at the festival all weekend.


Bamboozle is a 3 day music festival playing North Beach Asbury Park Friday May 18th-Sunday May 20th. There will be seven music stages with all performers playing full sets.


Over 100,000 people are expected to hit the festival this weekend. Plan ahead!

Parking is available on a first come, first serve basis. On site parking is very limited! Free parking will be available at Monmouth Park Racetrack during the festival. The Bamboozle Festival encourages all patrons to use off site parking and shuttle service.

Shuttle passes can be purchased in advance online at or in person at Monmouth Park.

For up to date parking information follow us on twitter @thebamboozle.

Bus and train service will be available via the New Jersey Transit Authority and Academy Bus. Details available soon on the following websites: and

The Bamboozle Festival Site is a 10 Minute Walk from the Asbury Park Train and Bus Station. The Academy Bus Service from Port Authority Stops in front of the festival entrance on Kingsley Avenue.



Friday May 18th – Gates at 5pm


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New Jersey’s Own DJ Prime

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Mike Posner
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Saturday May 19th – Gates at 2pm

Foo Fighters


My Chemical Romance


All American Rejects
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Jimmy Eat World
jimmy eat world

Sunday May 20th – Gates 2pm

Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi,


Check out the complete 3 day line up here. Entertainment & Performances will begin 10 minutes after Gates and Parties Begin.


Bamboozle will be packed with vendors all over North Beach Asbury. Locations include Boardwalk Pavilion, Ocean Avenue and Bradley Park. See the complete list of vendors here.



The Bamboozle will offer a wide variety of food options; From Vegan to Vegetarian to Funnel Cakes, delicious festival style concessions will be available for hungry festival goers. Unlike past years, Festival organizers will have input into the menus. Expect to see local favorites, popular food trucks and other cool meal options.

Local Restaurant Suggestions
  • Langosta Lounge
  • Moonstruck
  • Ivan & Andy’s
  • Prime
  • Aqua Oceanfront Restaurant & Bar
  • Brando’s
  • Dauphin Grille


Your wristband is EVERYTHING. Don’t forget it and don’t lose it!

Wristbands are issued for each day and are void is tampered with or removed.

The festival is RAIN or SHINE.

The following are ALLOWED: eye drops, umbrellas, Chapstick, backpacks, strollers, 1 (one) bottle of factory sealed water, cameras, but PLEASE NOTE: No professional cameras will be allowed within the festival grounds. No filming or recording is permitted without written permission from The Bamboozle Festival and its producers. Anyone caught filming or recording will be subject to immediate ejection and confiscation of content captured.

The following are NOT ALLOWED: skateboards, swimming.

There will be a ton of bike racks and everyone is encouraged to use them.

WiFi will be available.

Sunscreen, sunglasses and hats will NOT be available.

There will be a vehicle for hire lot on Cookman Avenue.

There is a BP located at 20 Main Street in Asbury Park. A Rite Aid Drug store is located Main St and Route 33.



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