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Avalon  Highlights

Offers a unique charm and unlimited activities including boating, sailing, wave running, kayaking, paddle boarding, water skiing, wakeboarding, fishing, surfing and swimming in the ocean & back bays. Features long established popular restaurants, quaint shops, and nightlife catering to all ages. There are 9 parks & playgrounds with a newly renovated court offering beach volleyball and tennis.

Borough Hall (32nd & Dune Drive)
Public Safety Building (31st & Dune Drive)
Community Hall (30th & the beach)
Tennis Buildings (8th & Dune Drive)
Tennis Building (39th & Dune Drive)
10th & Dune Drive


All parking in Avalon is free of charge.

Borough Lots
28th – 30th Streets & the beach, 32nd & Dune Drive

Municipal Building (Rear)
21st Street & 5th Avenue

Public Lot
Ocean Drive on 20th Street


All persons 12 and over must display tags Saturday of Memorial Weekend to Monday of Labor Day Weekend, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. United States Armed Forces veterans are provided free seasonal beach tags. Active duty military members and their immediately families are not required to have beach tags.

    • Seasonal tags through May 31st $23
    • Seasonal tags beginning June 1st $28
    • Weekly tags (Saturday – Saturday) $12
    • Daily tags $6
    • Seasonal, weekly and daily tags may be purchased from inspectors on the beach or from the Beach Tag Booth

Avalon Beach Tag Booth opens weekends-only April 6th from 10:00am through 4:00pm and daily beginning April 29th.
Avalon Beach Tag Booth
30th Street and Avalon Avenue

Purchase Beach Tags Thru Smart Phone APP
Seasonal beach tags are available via mobile app for smart phones for both Apple and Android devices. Individuals may view the Viply Pass Avalon Beach Tag app at www.viplypass.com/avalon-beach-tags/. Download the mobile app, purchase the requested number of seasonal beach tags, and pick up the actual beach tags from any beach tag checkers or at the Avalon Beach Tag Booth.


Protected Beaches
For your pro­tec­tion, bathing and swim­ming are per­mit­ted only at pro­tected beaches where life­guards are on duty 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM JUNE 10th THROUGH AUGUST 23rd. Use of rafts and surf­boards are per­mit­ted only at des­ig­nated beaches.
Protected Beach Streets
9,12,15,18,21,24,26,28, 30,32,35,38,40,43,50,57,61,65,69,73,76,79

Raft Beaches (use of rafts and inflated objects)
9, 12, 18, 24, 28, 35, 40, 43, 50, 61, 69, 73, 79

From May 28th-June 7th, and August 19th-September 2nd, a lim­ited num­ber of life­guards will be assigned to one or more des­ig­nated beaches as avail­able per­son­nel permits.

Surfing Beaches
30TH Street, either side of the 12th Street life­guard stand, and 63rd Street, but not near bathers. Kayaks, Stand up Pad­dle­boards (includ­ing inflat­able and non-inflatable) and Body­boards and/or Belly­boards with skegs are pro­hib­ited on any beaches dur­ing the hours of 10:00am through 5:00pm.
Please note: Due to low activity by surfers on the 63rd Street beach, the Avalon Beach Patrol is allowing stand up paddleboards at that location.

Digging Holes On The Beach

Please be mindful that unattended holes left on the beach strand can cause injury to others, especially as night falls. Please be sure you fill in any holes before you leave them unattended. Never climb into a hole that has been dug on the beach as the sand may become unstable and cause an unintended entrapment.

Prohibited Activities

Beginning 2019, smoking is prohibited on public beaches due to new New Jersey state law. Picnicking on the beach is permitted; please place refuse in trash and recycling containers. Prohibited activities also include fires/open flames, alcoholic beverages, bottles, glass, sharp objects, loud noise, indecent language/actions. No sleeping on the beach or boardwalk from sunset to sunrise. Use beach paths; trespassing on dunes and in the areas posted for endangered beach-nesting birds is strictly prohibited.

Volleyball and Frisbees

The playing of volleyball and Frisbee is permitted on the beach between 38th Street and 76th Street with the exact locations to be designated by and under the control of the Beach Patrol Captain; and, also at 31st Street behind Community Hall.

Dogs On the Beach

Dogs are not permitted on the Avalon beach, boardwalk, or dunes anytime between March 1st and September 30th. In other areas of the Borough, dogs must be kept on a leash (when not confined) and their droppings must be retrieved immediately by the person in charge of the dogs.

Beach Vehicle Permit

Permits are effective September 15th until March 31st. The fee is $40. We accept cash or checks made payable to Borough of Avalon. Vehicles must be 4 wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The permit must be affixed to any corner of the rear window. Items Needed– Tow rope, jack with a board, inflated spare tire, shovel, fire extinguisher, supplied first aid kit and a flashlight. Beach Paths– 9th Street (if this path is available), 20th, 32nd, 38th, 60th and 79th Street.

Recreation Field Complex

Baseball, Softball, Tennis and Picnic Area
8th to 12th St. And Dune Drive
Restrooms at 10th St. and Dune Drive
Tennis Building
8th Street
Phone: (609) 967-2621


8th Street and Ocean Drive
30th Street and Avalon Avenue Beach
39th Street and Dune Drive
74th Street and Ocean Drive

Skate Park

29th Street and the Boardwalk