We’re everything you want in a beach town.

Seaside Heights was born to be New Jersey’s most famous seaside resort. Whether you’re here for a day, a weekend, or a summer, you’ll find no shortage of things to do and see.

Mix and match your idea of a great day.

  • Splash in the sparkling waters.
  • Breathe the fresh ocean air.
  • Feel the sand between your toes and the sun refreshing your soul.
  • Swim on a sizzling summer day.
  • Stroll the ultimate American boardwalk.
  • Ride the Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach amusements.
  • Unwind with a game of mini golf.
  • Catch a fish, crab, wave, sunrise or sunset.


Just sit back, relax, and take it all in.

Beach Fees/Rules


Beach control operations are led by Anne VanHise from the North Beach office located on the Boardwalk at Kearney Avenue. The staff includes dozens of beach attendants and cashiers.

Beach Fees

Seaside Heights charges a beach fee to help defray expenses related to providing visitors one of the cleanest and safest public beaches on the East Coast. Cash and credit cards only.

  • Daily fee - $13 (ocean beaches)
  • Weekly badge - $50 (Saturday through Friday of following week)
  • Season badge - Pre-season rate is $55 on or before December 24th; and $65 if purchased December 25th up to and including May 15th. The regular rate of $75 is effective May 16th.
  • Senior Citizen season badge - $15 for persons 65 years of age and older. Two badges are $25 if purchased at the same time. Both seniors must be present when purchasing the badges and both must show a valid county, state, or federal identification containing a date of birth such as a driver's license, passport, or birth certificate.
  • Children 11 years of age and under - free every day
  • Active and retired military personnel and their dependents - free every day with the appropriate Common Access Card, Uniformed Services ID Card, DD Form 214, or Veterans Benefit ID Card issued by the VA.

Free & Discount Days

Seaside Heights offers beach fee discounts throughout the summer, including Mom and Me Days, Dad and Me Days, and Bring a Friend Days.

Beach Guide

View the printable Seaside Heights Beach Guide



No. You will need to purchase a new season badge at full price.

Yes. Small size coolers are permitted on the beach. However, a beach attendant may inspect your cooler for glass bottles and alcoholic beverages-neither of which are permitted on the beach.

No. Beach attendants have no way to match your ID with a season beach badge.

No. All beach pass sales are final.

Please visit the Visitor’s Center at Blaine Avenue to obtain a beach wheelchair.

No. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on the beach except as part of an approved special event.

Pets are not permitted on the ocean beach.

No. Swimming is permitted only when lifeguards are on duty.

Visitors must leave the beach by 10 p.m. except during authorized special events.

Thank you for visiting!