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Walk, Run or Bike this fall as part of the Chowder Run Challenge

Get into the spirit of Chowderfest by getting outdoors for the inaugural event that includes official Chowder Run Challenge 2020 medal, Finisher Certificate, exclusive runner FB Group and participant runner bib Due to restrictions currently in place Chowderfest 2020 has morphed into a whole month of activities, chowder purchasing, merchant sales , online Chowderwear store […]

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LBI Chowderfest launches Online Shop for Official 2020 Merchandise

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Jetty Inc, to provide tasters and enthusiasts an opportunity to pre order Official Chowderwear Aug 4 through September 15 For the first time in the 32 year history, Chowderfest Merchandise will be available entirely online with a limited time ecommerce site powered by Jetty Inc. […]

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Chowderfest 2020 pivots to Soup up the Local economy

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members responded to COVID 19 safety issues by creating a dynamic ChowderMonth, to support local businesses that will launch Labor Day Weekend Due to restrictions currently in place this year’s Chowderfest  will bring chowder tasters directly to the source by supporting local restaurants and retailers.  As the organizers […]

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Summer Beautiful Campaign Asks All To Be Part Of the Community By Helping to Take Care of It

The region’s chamber and The Sandpaper are working to engage visitors, residents and businesses to pitching in to keeping LBI Beautiful this summer with anti litter campaign launch the first week of July The Covid19 pandemic had driven many to shore points before the season officially started. Now that Summer is here,  the Long Beach […]

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Celebrate Summer with Music and More!

Heading to the outdoors to socially distance and take in great entertainment is everyone’s new favorite past time. With new scheduling and rearranging this summer is shaping up to offer plenty of talent and ways to safely enjoy it. The Long Beach Island Region redefines beach culture through art and music; it is only fitting […]

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Redefining Beach Culture Safely with our Museums, Art and Performances

Everyone is invited to spend the summer rediscovering the tremendous cultural assets that our region holds. For families coming to visit, the Passport to LBI is a customized itinerary of a collection of heritage and educational non profits located throughout the island. As museums reopen, plan a trip to the NJ Maritime Museum & Gift […]

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Gear up for A Grand Fourth

The Fourth of July weekend brings even more to celebrate as the restrictions lift and the LBI Ferry sets sail for the season. Get into the swing of summer, as the Long Beach Island Region outdoor amusement parks, water parks, playgrounds and arcades open up July 2 to help you beat the heat. Museums are […]

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LBI Region Welcomes Salon and Spa Reopening June 22

Personal Care Services may resume in shop services on Monday June 22. As the region’s chamber, we are thrilled to have our fellow businesses back doing what they do best, putting our self care first. Please note that services will be by appointment only, and that personal protective equipment are required by clients as well […]

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Southern Ocean Chamber Visitor Center Opens Information Window for Direct Assistance

Our office has several ways to help visitors, businesses and residents by utilizing services at 265 W Ninth Street in Ship Bottom and online The Visitor & Commerce Center is fully stocked and ready to help all consumers and visitors connect with local experts. With everyone’s safety in mind here there are several ways the […]

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Local Farmer Markets 2020

A bumper crop of Jersey Fresh produce, baskets of baked goods, pasta, cheeses, fresh fish and handcrafts will fill your summer table at our local farmer’s markets happening weekly! Find the schedule here: Surf City Farmer’s MarketSurf City Volunteer Fire Company and EMS. 713 Long Beach Blvd, Surf CityMonday June 29-Monday August 31 from 9AM-12PM […]

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