2017 Monmouth Park Events
Monmouth Park is your home for the biggest events this summer. Check out their schedule below and be sure to visit MonmouthPark.com for their full schedule of events.
May 27 – May 29Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival
Gather your friends and bring your appetite as this year's Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival will feature 45 mouth-watering trucks serving everything from fresh-made empanadas, to ocean-fresh lobster rolls, to warm and gooey Belgian Waffle sundaes.
June 1147TH Annual Irish Festival
Come celebrate your inner Irish on a day where everyone has a little bit of Ireland in them! Start you day with a traditional Irish mass at 11am in the first floor of the Grandstand. Follow that with a fun-filled day of live Thoroughbred racing, Irish step dancing, crafters, food, a pipe and drum competition, two human horse races and so much more! Music from the Emerald Isle and authentic Irish step dancing will be performed at three different stages all afternoon long. So wear green, dust off your finest Irish brogue, and join us for a great day of fun as we celebrate everything Irish.
June 24 – June 25Wine & Chocolate Festival
New Jersey's finest wineries are back for another weekend of elegant wine tasting as are some of the area's best chocolatiers and dessert vendors. But for 2017, we've added more! More wineries, more dessert vendors, and an expanded festival area to create more room for lines and foot traffic. The outdoor wine tasting area will be expanded to accommodate more wineries and more room for foot traffic. The indoor "Chocolate Lounge" and dessert area will expand throughout the first floor of the Grandstand to allow for easier navig
July 15 – July 16Surf & Turf Festival
The Shore's biggest seafood festival is back for another year at beautiful Monmouth Park! Enjoy everything from ocean-fresh lobster rolls, to succulent shrimp, to the freshest clam chowder around. We'll even have some "turf" for you non-seafood lovers. But this two-day seafood festival will have more than just delicious fare. Rockin' live music will fill the track all weekend long as the perfect accompaniment to an ice-cold brew or chilled glass of wine.
July 29Ladies’ Day sponsored by Lilly Pulitzer Shops at Riverside
It's all about the beautiful dress and Derby hats as we kick off betfair.com Haskell weekend in style! New for 2017, we're thrilled to partner with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation with a portion of every paid admission going to this great cause. Come dressed to impress and be asked to participate in our ladies hat contest for great Lilly Pulitzer prizes. Don't miss the Lilly Pulitzer fashion show at 1:30pm at the Lady's Secret Café showcasing the season's best new styles and designs! Stop by the Lilly Pulitzer tent to shop for your new favorite dress. Hosted by 94.3 The Point’s Laurie Cataldo.
August 5Italian Festival and Wine Tasting
Join with friends and family as we celebrate the culture of Italy with authentic music, delicious food, bocce and wine! The Metropolitan Festival Band will fill the air with sounds of Italy from 12-4pm. Details will be announced soon for our wine tasting. Also, please check back for our list of food vendors and menu. The day will also feature live, Thoroughbred racing so bring your family and friends and spend the day at beautiful Monmouth Park - your best bet for summertime family fun!
August 20Tu Sello Latino Festival
Bring the friends and family and experience the flavors, sounds and culture of the Latin world as the Tu Sello Latino Fest comes to Monmouth Park. Enjoy a day of authentic food, music, dancing and much more. Festivities will culminate in a concert after the races. Check back for details on who will be performing.
September 2 – September 4BBQ & Craft Beer Festival
Come celebrate the juiciest, most tender pulled pork, brisket and ribs the Jersey Shore has to offer - plus so much more. And wash everything down with a great selection of brews in our Craft Beer Garden featuring over 40 beers to choose from.