Avalon

Welcome to Avalon, New Jersey

Avalon really is cooler by a mile! For more than a century, Avalon has been a popular vacation destination for beach lovers everywhere. Located on the Seven Mile Island, sharing the island with Stone Harbor to the south, this island offers a unique charm that you won’t find anywhere else.

You will certainly be surprised at how much there is to do within the small town of Avalon. If hitting the beach is your idea of a vacation, enjoy the stretch of white-sand beaches. There are plenty of other activities for the entire family, from shopping, to playing sports, to live concerts and more.

Head over to Veterans Plaza for free musical entertainment every Thursday night all summer long. The Plaza hosts a variety of other special events throughout the year, so be sure to check out Avalon’s calendar before you visit.

Avalon offers a variety of outdoor playgrounds, recreation facilities and fields. From baseball fields, to tennis courts, to a kayak park, there is recreational fun for everyone!

 

Avalon Attractions

There are so many things to do in Avalon! Here are just a few ideas to get you started:

Fish With the Family

Grab your gear and head for the nearest tackle shop! There are plenty of fishing spots along the ocean, bay, and estuaries that line our shore towns. Rather head out on the water? Check out the marinas for party boats, charters, and even some annual fishing tournaments.

Hit the Beach

Avalon shares the island with Stone Harbor to the south, offering a total of seven miles of beach touched by the Atlantic Ocean. 

2021 Beach Tags
Avalon beach tags are honored for access to Stone Harbor beaches and vice versa.
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Shop 'Til You Drop

Avalon’s unique shopping district along Dune Drive features boutique clothing shops, home good stores, eateries and more. Let the shopaholic in you shine!

Avalon Restaurants & Bars

Avalon is home to some of the finest dining you’ll find anywhere. From fresh seafood to farm-to-table specialties, they’re always eatin’ good in Avalon. You’ll also find unique bars and taverns, often with live music, to keep you going after dark.

Events Happening in Avalon

Mark your calendar! Avalon hosts great events throughout the year.

Avalon Seafood Festival
With live music, kids activities, and a chowder contest this event is fun for all ages.
Thursdays on the Dune
Enjoy family-fun activities, crafts, giveaways, character appearances, and live band performances.
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