Carteret Displays Beautiful Parks with Outdoor Concerts and Movies

Carteret, NJ – Mayor Daniel J. Reiman proudly presents Carteret’s weekly “Concerts in the Park” and “Movies in the Park” at Carteret Park, and “Concerts by the Bay” at Waterfront Park. The family-friendly events offer the public free nights out in safe and friendly environments.

“With the children out of school and the weather at its peak, we like to offer families a night out and display Carteret’s amenities, including our gorgeous parks and waterfront pier,” said Mayor Dan Reiman. “Even when there is not an event, we encourage the community to take advantage of all our facilities have to offer.”

Carteret’s parks feature sports courts and fields, walking paths, horseshoe pits, a miniature golf course, rock climbing, a fishing pier and a seemingly endless variety of recreational opportunities.

Concerts in the Park is held each Friday night in July and August at 7:00 pm at Carteret Park. Scheduled acts include:

  • July 6th – Axelband (Classic rock you can dance to)
  • July 13th – Memphis Rain (Jazz, R&B, Motown, 50’s to Today)
  • July 20th – Ol’ Skool (Classic Rock Revival)
  • July 27th – Strictly 60’s (60’s Pop & Rock Favorites)
  • August 3rd – Party of Five (Doo-Wop, Motown, & Rock Classics)
  • August 10th – Love Me Do (Beatles Tribute)
  • August 17th – The Crosstones (Doo Wop Love Songs & More)
  • August 24th – Karickter Band (Jazz, R&B, Motown, & Contemporary)
  • August 31st – Masterpiece (The Best Classics)

Movies in the Park is also held at Carteret Park on select Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8:30 pm throughout June, July and August. Scheduled movies, which are moved inside to the Thomas J. Deverin Community Center at 100 Cooke Ave if there is inclement weather, include:

  • June 27th – The Lego Ninjago Movie
  • July 11th – Paddington 2
  • July 14th – My Little Pony
  • July 18th – Despicable Me 3
  • July 21st – Coco
  • July 25th – Jumanji
  • August 1st – Deep
  • August 4th – The Incredibles
  • August 8th – Justice League
  • August 11th – The Emoji Movie
  • August 15th – Hook
  • August 18th – Cars 3
  • August 22nd – The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
  • August 25th – Frozen
  • August 29th – Sherlock Gnomes
  • September 1st – The Lion King

Concerts by the Bay is presented on Sunday evenings at 7:00 pm throughout July and August at Waterfront Park on the Borough’s beautiful pier, adjacent to the miniature golf course. The schedule of concerts is:

  • July 1st – The Infernos (From Sinatra to Today’s Favorite Hits)
  • July 8th – Radio Nashville (Today’s Top Country Hits)
  • July 15th – Jersey Central (Classic Rock n’ Roll)
  • July 22nd – Total Soul (Motown, R&B, soul, & Disco Hits)
  • July 29th – The Cameos (The Most Popular Oldies)
  • August 5th – Emil Stucchio (The Classics from Vegas to Atlantic City)
  • August 12th – AM Gold (“Yacht Rock” from 1975 through 1990)
  • August 19th – Beginnings (Chicago Tribute Band)
  • August 26th – Jersey Sound (New Jersey’s Favorite Classics)

Maglione’s Italian Ice operates the snack stands at both Carteret Park and Waterfront Park, as well as the miniature golf course at Waterfront Park. Patrons are welcome to enjoy a round of golf or treat themselves to Maglione’s famous Italian Ice, or a variety of food options, including hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, and specialty sandwiches. Snack stands are open during all movies and concerts.

For more information about Carteret’s Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park, or Movies by the Bay, visit or call 732-541-3890.


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