Seaside Heights: “Our boardwalk is open”

     Walking the boards in Seaside Heights around 4:10 today. (Image: EarthCam)

    Walking the boards in Seaside Heights around 4:10 today. (Image: EarthCam)

    Just under 24 hours after the devastating blaze that primarily impacted the Seaside Park boardwalk, Seaside Heights has reopened its boards and will proceed with a weekend festival, officials say.

    “Our prayers are with our friends in Seaside Park, while they’ve suffered much damage, the Seaside Heights Boardwalk is open,” the Seaside Heights Business Improvement District announces in a release.

    The two weekend events, the Boy Scouts Camporee and the New Heights Festival, are scheduled to proceed. 

    But Friday evening’s New Heights Festival events — a bonfire, a live performance by P-Dub, and fireworks — have been cancelled, according to festival organizers. 

    The New Heights Festival is “an event like no other,” officials say.

    From the release: This free-admission festival features action sports, live music, and thrilling events on land, sand, and sea. Car show, live bands, vendors, food, fireworks, monster truck rides, vintage car and motorcycle races, surfing events, stand-up paddle event, wakeboard event, skateboard, BMX.

    See you on the boards.  

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