Memorial Day Weekend fun in Perth Amboy where the Jersey Shore begins

Perth Amboy Waterfront Arts Festival Friday May 25th Day One 6pm-10pm
The arts festival kicks off with live music and 10 food trucks along Sadowski Parkway on Friday evening. Featured bands include The Feeling Collective Band, Joe Tiano, Tequila Bamboo and SHAMAN.

Perth Amboy Memorial Day Weekend Kickoff at Sangria Lounge Friday May 25th 8pm
Enjoy Flashback Fridays with DJ Danny F playing the best of the 80’s and 90’s. No cover. Happy Hour 8-10:30pm Drink specials. Dress code or 80’s/90’s gear.

Perth Amboy Waterfront Arts Festival Saturday May 26th  Day Two Noon-9pm
60 artists and vendors, arts & crafts for kids, 10 food trucks, and live music along Sadowski Parkway on Saturday. And a bonfire that evening! Featured bands include Tiffany Silva, Mia Florival & the LMNOP Band,  The New Brunswick Oldstars, Gaby the Artist, Yuni Rain, Nalani & Sarina, Secret Sound and THE BAND CALLED FUSE. The New Jersey National Guard’s Black Hawk helicopter will be stationed on Wilentz Field from 1-3 p.m.

Cornucopia Cruise  Dinner Cruise Saturday May 26th  Boarding 7pm-Returns 11:30pm
Enjoy a delicious 4 course table service dinner boat cruise with great views. Cash bar. For reservations call at 732-697-9500.

Live Music, Dinner and Dancing at Terrazza Saturday May 26
Enjoy the flavors of the Caribbean with fine dining in the main room and great bar menu in the lounge. Live music featuring Chuchuleo from 10pm to close. Drink specials. Great atmosphere for chilling.

Proprietary House Open House Sunday May 27th  1-4pm
Enjoy a free tour of  the Royal Governors Mansion and visit the gift shop. Tea and homemade baked goods are available for purchase in the colonial wine cellar.

Perth Amboy Memorial Day Parade Monday May 28th10am
Parade begins at 10am at Smith and Wilson St. Ceremony at the War Memorial on Sadowski Parkway at 11am. Luncheon at noon at the American Legion Post 45 at 530 Smith St. Free

The Armory Tiki Bar Open for the Season Noon-2am
Enjoy the nice weather and a great nautical cocktail & bar menu outside at the large Tiki Bar on the waterfront with views of sailboats and Raritan Bay.

Opening Day Ceremonies at Raritan Yacht Club May 28 3:30pm-7pm
There will be live entertainment on the deck from 3:30PM to 7:00 PM. The opening day ceremony begins at 5:00 PM. Come out for the blessing of the fleet!

Eat Some Delicious BBQ
It might rain this Memorial Day Weekend but you can still have BBQ! Perth Amboy has some excellent take out or eat in BBQ spots. Grilled chicken, pork or beef ribs, grilled shrimp and more served with rice, beans, salad, fries or tostones. Try Luso BBQ or Rivas BBQ. Or pick up a rotisserie chicken from C-Town with all the sides. The Armory also serves amazing Brazillian BBQ called Rodizio.

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