Downtown Freehold… There’s Always Something Going On!

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We at do everything in our power to make our community an exciting place to be, however, we wouldn’t be able to do it without the support of our residents and visitors alike. We would greatly appreciate any contribution to help keep our town fun and fresh!

Save Hundreds This Year has partnered with The Route 9 Community to give discounts and deals to over a hundred different places in and near Freehold. For a mere $20, this discount card will easily save you hundreds this year with deals ranging from restaurants and cafes, to spas and gyms!

Downtown Freehold Events

Upcoming Events

Please check back here after 3:00 pm on the day of the event to see if it has been cancelled due to weather. 


Wednesday, October4th; 7:30pm-9:30pm: (Hall of Records)-’s Fall Concert Concert Series Produced in association with Nestle USA & Monmouth County Tourism Featuring Rob Gerrity Band.

Friday, October 6th: Freehold Spooktacular &’s, Presents Freehold Halloween Spooktacular Double Feature Movie Night featuring at 7:00pm TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS & at 9:00pm the Original FRANKENSTEIN.

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Tuesday, October 10th; 5:00pm-8:00pm: (Around Downtown) Flavor of Freehold to Support the Freehold Municipal Alliance. (Sold Out)

Wednesday, October 11th; 7:30pm-9:30pm: (Hall of Records)-’s Fall Concert Concert Series Produced in association with Nestle USA & Monmouth County Tourism Featuring The Nerds.

Sunday, October 15th; 9:00am-1:00pm: (Hall of Records Annex Parking Lot)- Freehold American Legion Monmouth Post 54 Classic Car Show with DJ Wolfman.

Sunday, October 15th; 1:00pm-4:00pm (Well Fargo Parking Lot)- Freehold Spooktacular’s Haunted Hayrides.

Saturday, October 21st; 6:00pm-8:00pm (Hall of Records)- Freehold Spooktacular’s Monster Mash & Jack-o-Lantern Contest.

Sunday, October 22nd; 12:00pm-6:00pm: (West Main Street)- United For Impact Food Truck Festival with United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

Sunday, October 29th; 12:00pm Check-in and Costume Contest. Parade Steps-Off at 1:00pm: (Freehold Raceway Parking Lot Manalapan Ave. Entrance)- Freehold Spooktacular’s Costume Parade. 

Fall Concert Series

Join us on Wednesdays in September and October for’s outdoor Fall Concert Series produced in association with Nestle, hosted in front of the Hall of Records in Downtown Freehold. Shows start at 7:30 p.m.


Sunday, October 1st 2023
Visit the Beer Garden for all types of Vendors and Food, along with tables and seating. Enjoy Games, Crafters, Specialty Items and Live Music by Swedish Meatballs, WCT Band, and Turnstyles. Thank you to the breweries involved in the event: Twin Lights Brewing, Artis Brewery and Birdsmouth Beer. This event takes place on West Main Street between Court Street and Throckmorton Street in Downtown Freehold.

Fall Flavor of Freehold

In Support of the Freehold Municipal Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse. A unique tour of Downtown Freehold’s venerable restaurants, bars, and shops held over two days. Participants walk from place to place with their “Passport” used as a guide of where to go. Everyone will receive signature samples from some of Freehold’s most loved establishments. $25.00 per person (Tickets will be sold on our website)

Farmer’s Market

The Farmer’s Market is a fantastic community event for all to benefit from. We bring Jersey Fresh vendors right to the center of town every Friday 11am – 4pm in front of the Hall of Records! Buy sun-ripened, freshly picked fruits and vegetables directly from the farmers who grow them. Farmer’s Market starts Friday July 3rd – October from 11:00AM – 4:00PM

Food Truck Festival

October 22nd, 2023 12-6pm

In support of the United Way of Monmouth & Ocean Counties. This event showcases Food Trucks from around the region and entertainment for all ages. Enjoy the great food, music, vendors, games and more in Downtown Freehold, where there’s always something going on… Meet us there and make sure to bring all your friends along! Live music by The Joe Baracata Band and The Break Plans.


Holiday Events

Tree Lighting, Breakfast with Santa, Sunday Brunch with Santa, Carolers Downtown, Letters to Santa, Jolly Trolley, and Menorah Lighting.

Irish Week

Celebrate your inner Irish with a week of St. Patrick Day festivities: The Freehold Borough Arts Council (FBAC) St. Patrick’s Day Parade, a specially themed Flavor of Freehold event, Bagpipers, and the Pub Crawl!

Thursday’s Rock!

Our Thursdays Rocks! Summer Concert Series, produced in association with CentraState Healthcare System, features widely known groups and local talent that attract audiences from the greater Freehold area and beyond. Shows start at 7:30 p.m.

Family Movie Night Family Movie Night at the Hall of Records features timeless movies for all ages. From newer releases, to throwback movies from the 70’s, 80’s, & 90’s watching movies under the stars has never been so much fun. Remember to bring your lawn chairs and blankest.

Live Street Music

Live Street Music Performances every Friday and Saturday Night at The Gazebo (10 East Main Street)

(June through October)

African Arts Festival

The African Diaspora Arts Festival was organized by members of the community who desired to share the culture of the African diaspora. The organizers use of the title “African Diaspora” in the progressive spirit that we all are connected to Africa. The event will focus on the arts. our culture, entrepreneurship, unity for the whole family.

Latino Festival of Monmouth County

Presented by The Latino Coalition of Monmouth County,  This family function has become a staple event in Downtown Freehold with music, entertainment, contests, food vendors, giveaways and much, much more! The audience grows every year and we continue to welcome more.

Freehold Spooktacular

This Freehold tradition is brought to you by a group of community members who truly love our town. These dedicated local volunteers happily put their heart, soul, time and talents into planning and hosting each event. We invite you to come experience all our town has to offer and hope you join us every October for some Spooktacular fun!


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Freehold Borough Arts Council

We are the creative community in Freehold Borough, NJ. The Freehold Borough Arts Council is an open commonwealth of artists, designers, performers, writers, musicians and other creative innovators.

Center Players


Center Players conducts activities and programs to educate and entertain its patrons, and provide actors, directors and other creative people the opportunity to pursue their craft

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