A Non-Stop Day of FREE Summer Fun

MARGATE, NJ – Beachstock 2016 returns to the Margate Beach Saturday June 25 with an expanded lineup of family-friendly events and FREE activities.  New this year is a  Surf Human Slingshot Demonstration, JCC’s Nature Josh’s Nature Show & Tell Animal Show and Nikki Briar & Sweet Briar Band, offering country line dancing lessons and a fun contest! More than 6,000 beach lovers flock to Margate Beachstock every year because there is truly something for everyone.

Attractions at the seventh annual installment of this 15-hour event include non-stop music on the 100.7 WZXL main stage by Bootleg and Drive the Bus winners from the Battle By The Beach Band Competition, presented by Golden Nugget., “Kids Are the Stars” on the 95.1 WAYV kid’s stage, beer, margaritas, plenty of food , volleyball, stand-up paddle boarding and lifeguard competitions, vendors, crafters, local retailers, Stacey’s Surf   lessons, and, at dusk, a bonfire and the movie, The Peanuts Movie. No beach tags are required for the event, which runs from 7a.m. to 10 p.m. and stretches between the Huntington and Granville Ave. beaches behind the Margate Public Library.

“How much fun can be had at Beachstock? All you could possibly want,” says Margate Business Association Executive, Anna Maria Blescia. “Each year, as attendance has increased, we’ve listened to the people and added more events and activities to the schedule.”

Festival goers can enjoy complimentary jitney shuttle service running 10am-10pm along Atlantic Avenue between Coolidge and Fredericksburg avenues and the Eugene A. Tighe School. Beach Buggies will also provide a complimentary shuttle within Margate. Beachstock is organizedby the MBA partnership with Margate City,  100.7 WZXL, 95.1 WAYV and Buck London Productions. Rain date is Sunday, June 26. 

Beachstock Schedule of Events

  • 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
    Paddle Boarding Event Registration – presented by Stacey’s Surf and Paddle
     

  • 7:45 AM
    Yoga on the Beach – presented by Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center
     

  • 8:15 AM
    Volleyball Competition – Registration
     

  • 8:30 AM
    Stacey’s Surf and Paddle Boarding Event Begins
    Volleyball Competition Begins
     

  • 9:45 AM – 100.7 WZXL MAIN STAGE
    National Anthem – performed by Senni Bloom
     

  • 9:50 AM – 100.7 WZXL MAIN STAGE
    Introduction of Margate Commissioners
     

  • 10:30 AM – 100.7 WZXL MAIN STAGE
    Senni Bloom
     

  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM – 100.7 WZXL MAIN STAGE
    Soul Line Dancers
     

  • 11:30 AM – 95.1 WAYV KIDS STAGE
    Food, Beer Garden, Crafters, Sponsor Booths Open, Sand Sculpting & Children’s Sand Sculpting, Instruction by Matthew Deibert Alissa Dirato Face Painting, More Tinsel Than Hair, Bocce Ball, Shuffleboard, Margate Police Ident-A-Kid Program
     

  • 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Margate Fire Department “5 Minute Cool Blast”
    Top & Bottom of Every Hour
     

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Nikki Briar & Sweet Briar Band with Live Country Line Dancing, Group Lessons & Contest
     

  • 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Free Skin Cancer Screening by Dr. Carroccia
    Spa Solo Massage
     

  • 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM – 95.1 WAYV KIDS STAGE KID’S VARIETY ENTERTAINMENT
    Hula Hoop Contest, Students of Suzie Neu Neustadter, Margate Player’s Theatre Group, Smiling Dragon Kung Fu Studio, The Sustainable Downbeach Team Presents: “Wonders of the Beach” with Scuba Steve, Children’s Eco Friendly Treasure Hunt, JCC Kids Yoga, Nature Josh’s Nature Show & Tell Animal Show, Limbo Fun, Plus Much More!
     

  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Stacey’s Surf and Paddle – Free Surfing Clinic
     

  • 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM – 100.7 WZXL MAIN STAGE
    Battle By the Beach presented by Golden Nugget – Winner Performances
     

  • 3:30 PM
    Tow At Surf Demonstration and Surf Human Slingshot Demonstration
     

  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – 100.7 WZXL MAIN STAGE
    Stone Baby
     

  • 6:00 PM
    Lifeguard Competitions
     

  • 8:00 PM
    Bonfire Lighting on the Beach
     

  • 8:00 PM – 9:45 PM – 100.7 WZXL MAIN STAGE
    The British Invasion
     

  • 8:30 PM THE PEANUTS MOVIE