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The planet's biggest beach party is in Margate, NJ!

The 6th annual Margate Beachstock is a 13-hour, non-stop celebration of summer, scheduled for Saturday, July 11th featuring exciting activities, great food, shopping, and live music. Click below for more information on what we have in store. 


The 6th annual Margate Beachstock is a 13-hour, non-stop celebration of summer, scheduled for Saturday, July 11th. 

The party gets into full swing around 10:00 AM with live music and dancing, a food court and beer garden, vendors, a kids' stage with games, shows, music, treasure hunts, a free surf clinic, and a movie on the beach in front of Lucy the Elephant. The night ends with a beach bonfire brought to you by Imperial

Don't forget, catch a ride with the FREE Beachstock shuttle! The shuttle will be running from 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM along Atlantic Avenue between Fredricksburg Avenue and Coolidge Avenue. Just waive your hand to be picked up and dropped off at the Margate City Library. 

Driving? That's okay too. Parking will be provided at the Eugene Tighe School. Just use the Monmouth Avenue entrance and the shuttle will pick you up. 

Battle by the Beach

Play in front of a crowd of 15,000 beach-goers on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in Margate, NJ. Win, and we'll sweeten the pot with $250.00 cash, studio time with Buck London, and an audio CD of your Beachstock performance. Interested?


  • Two Preliminaries: 30 minute sets (20 minutes to set-up). 
  • Finals: Winning band from each preliminary will compete at Beachstock in a 40 minute set (20 minutes to set-up) on the Main Stage, brought to you by Imperial.
  • Judging: Audience decides, on-site and online. For online voting, click here. 
  • Eligibility: Your band must have at least 3 members, all of whom are 18 years or older. Bands must play their own instruments with vocals comprising 75% of material. Interested groups must submit an audio demo in digital (mp3) form to Buck London comprised of 3-6 minutes of material (some of which must be original) and register online. 

Vendor Information

If you are a vendor offering a special service or interactive activity (sand art, drawing, hula hooping, etc.), please email Wally ( or Anna Maria ( for more information.

Craft Vendors

Sell your shore-themed wares to over 15,000 Beachstock attendees. 

  • $125 for 10 x 10 ft
  • $75 for tent rental

Please email to get on next year's list.

Food Vendors

Over thirteen hours of beach games and entertainment mean a very hungry 15,000 attendees. 

  • $250 for 10 x 10ft
  • $75 for tent rental

Please email to get on next year's list.

Sponsor Vendors

For more information on the perks of being a sponsor vendor, please contact Wally K by email at: or by phone at: 609.214.8293.

Earlier Event: July 9
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Later Event: July 11
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