Downtown Freehold

There are downtowns and there are Downtowns… In Downtown Freehold There’s Always Something Going On and after more than two centuries continues to be the central gathering place for business, entertainment, activity, and enjoyment for Western Monmouth County. Join us to Shop, Dine, Discover, and Explore all that Downtown Freehold has to offer.

Downtown Freehold Events

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 DowntownFreehold.com Pub Crawl!

Food Truck Festival

In support of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Freehold. This event showcases Food Trucks from around the region and entertainment for all ages.

County Seat Jazz & Blues Street Fest

Another great year working together with MDS Audio as we close off a section of West Main Street with Stages and Vendors lining the curbs.  Listen to extraordinary musicians while enjoying great food.

Live Street Music

Live Street Music Performances every Friday and Saturday Night at The DowntownFreehold.com Gazebo (10 East Main Street), and The Performance Plaza (27-29 West Main Street), next to Suite 23 Barbershop

(June through October)

Thursdays Rock!

Our DowntownFreehold.com Thursdays Rocks! Summer Concert Series produced in association with 33 East Full Service Car Wash features widely known groups and local talent that attract audiences from the greater-Freehold area and beyond. Shows start at 7:30 p.m.

Movie Night

Grab a lawn chair or a blanket, pick up a bite to eat downtown and watch a movie outside, right in front of the Hall of Records. DowntownFreehold.com’s Family Movie Nights are sure to be a hit with all. Our selected movies will bring a smile to family members of all ages ranging from great new movies to all time classics. Our movies have chairs reserved for sponsors and a section for people with disabilities so that everyone can enjoy the movie.

Farmer’s Market

The DowntownFreehold.com 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. July – October!

African Diaspora Arts Festival

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.

Fall Concert Series

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

Latino Festival of Monmouth County

The Latino Coalition of Monmouth County presents the Latino Festival of Monmouth County.  This family function has become a staple event in Monmouth County with music, entertainment, contests, food vendors, giveaways and much, much more! The audience grows every year and we continue to welcome more. We hope you join the Latino Coalition of Monmouth County in Downtown Freehold for this great event.

Fall Flavor of Freehold

In Support of the Freehold Municipal Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse. Tuesday and Wednesday, October 15th and 16th, 2019 5:30pm – 8:00pm.  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. $20.00 per person (Tickets will be sold on our website)

Holiday Events

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

Center Players

“THEATER WITH A HEART… IN THE HEART OF THE COMMUNITY”

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

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.

Downtown Concert Series

The Downtown Concert Series, presented by St. Peter’s Church, offers performances by world-class artists in a historic space in downtown Freehold.

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