Frequently Asked Questions

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Do you cancel your events if it rains?

All attractions and events are subject to weather and may be cancelled at any time.

What time do fireworks start?

They start at dark. That is usually 9:15pm in the early part of the summer and around 8:30pm in late summer.

What time does the boardwalk open?

The public has access to the boardwalk year-round. During the summer, most attractions open between 10:00am and 12:00pm. The beach opens at 8:30am on weekdays and 8am on Saturdays and Sundays. All times are subject to change. Check out the website for a complete listing of all times.

Is there a cost for the special events?

All weekly shows and special events are free!

How can my organization submit a request for a charitable contribution?

All requests must be submitted in writing to Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, 300 Ocean Ave, Pt. Pleasant Beach NJ 08742, Attention: Community Relations. Please be advised that due to the overwhelming number of requests, all calls cannot be returned.

Where do I park?

Jenkinson’s operates four paid parking lots; all are located on Ocean Ave between Broadway and Arnold Ave. There is also a metered lot at the corner of Arnold and Ocean Aves, as well as free street parking. Please come early because spaces are limited.

Do ride tickets expire?

Jenkinson’s South Amusement Park ride tickets never expire…but we no longer sell tickets! We now offer rechargeable E-Musement cards, which never expire. Click here to learn more.

Do parents need tickets or wristbands to ride with their children?

There is no admission fee to enter the amusement park, but we do require that anyone who rides the rides has a wristband or uses tickets.

Is there a fee to get on the beach?

Yes, there is a fee for anyone 5 years of age and older. Visit our Beach Prices page for details.

Can you bring a cooler on the beach?

Yes, you are permitted to bring a cooler on to Jenkinson’s Beach. However, you are NOT permitted to bring alcohol or glass on the beach. All coolers are subjected to search.

Is Jenkinson’s open in the winter?

The aquarium, arcades and sweet shop are open daily year-round. Jenkinson’s Fast Food Court is open weekends, weather permitting in the off-season