As the days grow hotter in the summer months, many New Jerseyans want to hit the best beaches. Here is a list of popular New Jersey beaches, their beach badge rates, and entertainment they all have that everyone can enjoy!

Asbury Park

Daily Badges: Monday to Friday, $5. Saturday and Sunday, $7.
Seasonal Badges: Regular (age 18 through 61), $70. Teens (age 13 through 17), $20. Seniors (age 62 and over), $20

Entertainment: Asbury Park dog beach, Stone Pony, fishing, surfing, restaurants

Atlantic City

No beach badge fee

Entertainment: Casinos, rides, games, nightclubs, fishing, surfing, kayaking, windsurfing, retail shops, restaurants

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Avalon:

Seasonal Badges: $27
Weekly Badges: $12
Daily Badges: $6

Entertainment: Boating, sailing, wave running, kayaking, paddle boarding, water skiing, wakeboarding, fishing, surfing, retail shops, nightclubs, mini golf, restaurants

Avon-By-The-Sea:

Children 11 and under do not need beach badges.

Daily Badges: $9
Seasonal Badges: Regular, $90. Senior citizen (ages 65 and over), $45. Young adult (ages 12 through 18), $45.

Entertainment: Fishing, surfing, restaurants, numerous boardwalk events, local sports, tennis courts

Beach Haven:

Children 12 and under and adults 65 and over (with proof of age) do not need beach badges.

Collector’s Badge: $50
Seasonal Badges: $40
Weekly Badges: $20
Daily Badges: $5

Entertainment: Fishing, surfing, Fantasy Island amusement park, mini golf, Black Pearl Pirate sunset cruises, pickleball, retail, thundering surf waterpark, concerts, movie nights

Belmar:

Children 15 and under do not need beach badges.
Daily Badges: $8
Seasonal Badges: Regular, $55. Senior Citizen Badges, $15.

Entertainment: Bar Anticipation, DJais, boogie boarding, kayaking, surfing, volley ball, concession stands, skate park, shopping/restaurant strip

Bradley Beach:

Children 12 and under do not need beach badges.
Daily Badges:$8.50
Seasonal Badges: Regular, $70. Teens( 13 through 15), $25. Senior citizen (65 and older), $30.

Entertainment: Summer Saturdays in the Park, surfing, fishing, mini golf, bocce, live music

Brigantine:

Seniors over 65 that come in with identification do not need beach badges.

Daily Badges: $8
Seasonal Badges: $18
Weekly Badges:$14
Seniors (60 through 64) Badges: $18

Entertainment: Biking, boating, mini golf, jet skiing, surfing, kayaking, birding, canoeing, fishing, parasailing, dog park, marina bait and tackle

Cape May:

Active Military and Veterans do not need beach badges.

Daily Badges: $6
Seasonal Badges: $28
Weekly (Saturday to Saturday) Badges: $18
3-day Badges: $12

Entertainment: Lighthouse, shopping strip, ghost tours, mini golf, biking, trolley tours, restaurant and bars, live music, tea time

Cape May Beach Front (Dennis Morris, ThinkStock)

Highlands:

No beach badge fee

Entertainment: Shops, swimming, restaurants, sport fishing, sightseeing

Lavallette:

Daily Badges:$8
Seasonal Badges: $45
Weekly (Saturday to Saturday): $25
Badges for Senior Citizens (65 and older), Disabled Veterans, Military Service Personnel: $14

Entertainment: Fishing, surfing, recreational programs, restaurants with entertainment

Long Beach Township:

Daily Badges: $5
Seasonal Badges: $35
Weekly Badges: $20

Entertainment: List of many events

Long Branch:

Daily Badges: Regular (18 through 61), $5. Teens (14 through 17), $3.
Seasonal Badges: Regular (18 through 61), $45. Teens (14 through 17), $30.
Weekends and Holiday Badges: $7

Entertainment: Fishing, surfing, restaurants, pier village shopping strip, swimming

Manasquan:

Children 11 and younger do not need a beach badge.

Half price badges for people with disabilities.

Daily Wristband: $9

Seasonal Badges: Regular (17 and older), $80. Teens (12 through 16), $35. Seniors (65 and older), $25
Weekly (Saturday to Friday): $40

Entertainment: Surfing, swimming, fishing, Wharfside, Algonquin Arts Theatre, psychic readings

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Mantoloking:

Children 12 and under and Military personnel do not need beach badges.
Daily Wristband: $5
Seasonal Badges: $20.00

Entertainment: Fishing, surfing, Mantoloking Bridge Fishing Pier

Monmouth Beach:

Daily Badges: $9
Seasonal Badges: $75

Entertainment: Fishing, swimming, surfing

Ocean City:

Veterans and active members of the military are free.

Daily Badges: $5
Seasonal Badges: $25
Weekly Badges: $10

Entertainment: Boating, fishing, jet skiing, kayaking, birding, surfing, parasailing, downtown shopping, go-carting, mini golf, amusement parks, water park, biking

Point Pleasant Beach (Jenkinson's):

Children under 5 do need beach badges.

Daily Badges: Weekdays: Regular (12 and older), $9. Children (5 through 11), $2.50 Weekends: Regular (12 and older), $10. Children (5 through 11), $2.50

Seasonal Badges: Half Season: Opening Day to July 31st/August 1st to Closing Day: Regular (12 and older), $65. Seniors (62 and older), N/A. Children (5 through 11), $35. Full Season: Regular(12 & older), $90. Seniors (62 and older), $65. Children (5-11), $45

Entertainment: Aquarium, boardwalk shops and games, rides, strip of restaurants, live music in select restaurants, mini golf, Martells, the sweet shop

Ewa Mazur, ThinkStock, Brighton Wheel at night

Sandy Hook:

Daily parking fee: $15 per car
Seasonal Parking fee: $75.
Seniors: $7.50

Entertainment: Bars, shopping, sandy hook ferry, party boat, local entertainment, swimming

Sea Bright:

Daily Badges: $8
Seasonal Badges: $100
Senior season badges (65 and older): $35

Entertainment: Fishing, swimming, bars, live music, restaurants

Sea Girt:

Military personnel do not need a beach badge

Daily Badges :$10
Seasonal Badges: $105
Senior Seasonal Badges: $55

Entertainment: Lighthouse, fishing, surfing, The Parker House, restaurants

Sea Isle City:

Daily Badges: $5
Seasonal Badges: $25
Weekly (Saturday to Saturday) Badges: $10

Entertainment: Fishing, surfing, Historical Museum, farmer's market, family fun nights, mini golf, parasailing, Island Breeze Casino, assortment of restaurants

Seaside Heights:

Children 11 and under and active and retired military guests do not need beach badges.

Bay beach is free every day.

Daily Badges: Weekday Badges,$7. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays, $8.
Seasonal badge: $55
Senior Beach Badge (65 and older): $10

Entertainment: Boardwalk stores and games, concerts, crabbing, jet skiing, surfing, go-karts, golf, clubs, bars, water sports

Seaside Heights boardwalk in New Jersey on May 4, 2013. (Mark Wilson, ThinkStock)

Seaside Park:

Children 11 and younger do not need beach badges.
Military: All parties must have ID
Daily Badges: $10
Seasonal Badges: $60
Senior Beach Badges (6and older): $20
Weekly Badges (Saturday to Saturday): $35

Entertainment: Island Beach state park, games, food operators and the Funtown Pier Amusements, fishing, surfing, crabbing, boating

Seven President's:

Children 12 and under do not need beach badges
Children 17 and under are do not need beach badges on weekdays
Daily Badges: Weekday Badges Regular (ages 18 and older), $8. Weekend and holiday badges, $8.
Seasonal badges: Regular ( 18 through 64), $70. Teens(12 through 17), $45. Seniors (65 and older), $25. People totally disabled, $15

Entertainment: Canoeing, fishing, kayaking, surfing, swimming, golf, Tony's Place (play ground), skateplex, fishing and group picnic sites, volleyball area, snack bar

Spring Lake:

Daily badge (ages 12 and older): $10
Seasonal badge: $105

Entertainment: Fishing, surfing, shopping, assortment of restaurants, biking

Stone Harbor:

Veterans do not need beach badges.

Daily Badges: $6
Seasonal Badges: $27
Weekly Badges (Saturday to Saturday): $12

Entertainment: Surfing, surf fishing, fishing, Stone Harbor Museum, Wetlands Institute, bird sanctuary, farmer's market(Sundays), family nights, movie nights on the lawn, concert series, assortment of restaurants, shopping

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Wildwood Crest (Wildwood):

No beach badge fee

Entertainment: Boardwalk stores and games, surfing, amusement park rides, live music, go-karting, food concessions, bars and clubs

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