Delaware Bay Day

  • Bayshore Center at Bivalve 2800 High Street Port Norris, NJ, 08349 United States

Delaware ‘Bay Day’ is the largest FREE festival in the tri-state region. It will be held along the ‘wild and scenic’ Maurice River in the historic New Jersey fishing villages of Bivalve, Port Norris. East Point Lighthouse, located in Heislerville, will also be a satellite site for this event.

FREE PARKING NEAR FESTIVAL SITES

Delaware Bay Day is hosted by the Bayshore Center at Bivalve . It is a fun-filled family day celebrating the rich maritime history, vibrant culture and phenomenal natural resources of the Delaware Bay.

 

Events Schedule:

BAY DAY STRUT

  • Line up at 11am (Memorial & Main, Port Norris).
  • PRIZES for best costume, best costumed pet, best decorated bike, best patriotic, and best musical act!

MEERWALD RIVER CRUISES ON THE BODACIOUS

  • 2-Hour Cruises Departing at 3:00 and 7:30*
    *(lighted boat parade & fireworks sail!)
  • 12:30 Sink-a-Boat Contest
  • 2:00 Tonging Trials
  • 2:30 Rubber Duck Ring Toss
  • 2:30 Bivalve Blue Crab Races
  • 4:00 Crab picking contest (Cash Prizes!)
  • 4:00 Rain Gutter Races
  • 6:00 NJ Championship Oyster Shucking Contest
  • 7:00 Kids Don’t Bounce
  • 8:45 Lighted Boat Parade
  • 9:00 Fireworks!

 

All Day:

In Bivalve Shipping Sheds—Delaware Bay Museum, exhibits & programs

Big Top Stage with high energy music all day!

Jersey Fresh Seafood & Local Fare

Raw Bar & Riverfront Cafe

Music on the Maurice – acoustic dockside music

Jersey-grown Wine Tasting, NJ Beers

Children’s games, mini-golf, free crafts & much more.

 

For more information, visit http://bayshorecenter.org/bayday/