If you're good, Santa will leave presents under your tree for Christmas. If you're bad, Krampus will punish you by leaving a pile of dirt, coal, or maybe just eating you. Seriously.

Asbury Park has been the home to Krampus for a few years, and 2018 features a bunch of fun events taking place all around downtown Asbury Park.

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Things kick off tonight at Paranormal Books at 6:30 for Pictures With Yeti, and moves to the Showroom Cinema for the 4th annual Krampus Film Festival at 7:30.

Here's the rest of the lineup (all events FREE unless noted)

Saturday 12/1

  • 12:00pm – Krampusmaarkt opens, 621 Cookman Avenue
  • 1:00pm – Poster Contest Judging
  • 1:30pm – Pictures with captain Nicholas Claus
  • 2:00pm – Monsters of Yule Walking Tour (FREE, but pre-registration is required)
  • 3:00pm – Reading of the Naughty List
  • 3:45pm – Homemade Mask Contest
  • 4:00pm – Krampus Caroling
  • 4:30pm – Line up of the Krampusse
  • 5:00pm – Krampus March to Kennedy Park
  • 5:15pm – LAUF KRAMPUS LAUF!  The Running of the Krampusse!
  • 5:30pm – Crowning of the Krampus / Pictures with the Krampus
  • 6:00pm – Krampus Tree Lighting
  • 7:30pm – Krampusfeste: Tickets available here for $15

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