Fall…for Food and Fun!

As much as we may love summer, there's no stopping the fact that on Saturday September 22, at precisely 9:54 p.m. Eastern Time, we will officially say goodbye to Summer 2018 and usher in Fantastic Fall. While it is always bittersweet to bid farewell to our carefree beach days and (oh!) those summer nights, fall … Continue reading Fall…for Food and Fun!

Free Weekly Summer Events in Avalon

Each summer, Avalon hosts free weekly events as listed below: Monday Monday Funday (10:00 am, Avalon Free Public Library or Avalon History Center). This weekly interactive kids event is part of the summer reading program. Beach Movies (Dusk, 30th Street Beach) Wednesday Kids Lego Club (10:00 am, Avalon Free Public Library). This event features a … Continue reading Free Weekly Summer Events in Avalon

Upcoming Events in Avalon – Fall/Winter 2018

November 2018 November 10 Big Band Dance: Tony De Luca (7:00 pm, Avalon Community Hall, 30th Street and Avalon Avenue). November 11 American Legion Post 331 Veterans Day Ceremony (11:00 am, Veterans Plaza, 21st Street and Dune Drive). November 23 Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children Turkey Trot (10:00 am, Avalon Community Hall, … Continue reading Upcoming Events in Avalon – Fall/Winter 2018

Where to Eat in Avalon

Avalon offers many culinary choices for diners with different tastes. Whether it is something quick and easy or a sit down romantic dinner you are seeking, you are sure to find what you’re looking for. While most restaurants can be found along Dune Drive, many other excellent restaurants are scattered across the island and are … Continue reading Where to Eat in Avalon

Where to Stay in Avalon

Avalon is a quiet residential town where many vacationers rent condos or homes on a weekly, monthly or seasonal basis. For vacationers looking for a shorter stay, Avalon does offer some hotel options, as does neighboring Stone Harbor. All of Avalon’s hotels are located between 78th – 80th Streets on the border of Stone Harbor. … Continue reading Where to Stay in Avalon

Avalon Beach Information

Avalon's beaches are a great place to be on a hot summer afternoon, a cool autumn morning or a balmy spring night. Whether you are a beachcomber, sunbather, surfer or sandcastle builder, you will surely enjoy your time spent on these white sand beaches. To maximize your enjoyment, here is information you will want to … Continue reading Avalon Beach Information

History of Avalon

The island upon which Avalon is located was once a juniper forest occupied by the Leni-Lenape Indians. In 1722, the 2725-acre island was purchased for the equivalent of $380 by Aaron Leaming who thereafter named it Leaming’s Island. The Leaming family owned the island for approximately 100 years, during which time it was used as … Continue reading History of Avalon

“Cooler By A Mile”

Named for the mystical island where King Arthur was taken to recover from battle wounds, beautiful Avalon New Jersey is one of the most affluent communities along the Jersey Shore. Incorporated as a borough in 1892, Avalon is home to some of the most expensive real estate on the East Coast. As the town’s motto … Continue reading “Cooler By A Mile”