Tuckerton Seaport Bluegrass & Barbecue Festival

This is a sponsored post about the Tuckerton Seaport and Baymens Museum.  All opinions are my own. 

This past weekend, I was invited down to the Tuckerton Seaport for their annual Bluegrass and Barbecue Festival. The weather wasn’t really cooperating with a misty rain that made for a horrible hair day but it was still a really great time!

tuckerton seaport bbqThe first time I visited Tuckerton Seaport was after Hurricane Sandy. It was great to see the progress that has been made on the island but there’s still a lot of work that needs to be done! Despite all of that, the Tuckerton Seaport is open for business and are coming back bigger and better for the summer of 2013!

We started our day visiting Todd’s Musical Petting Zoo. With over 100 instruments for the kids to try, there was truly something for everyone! It may have been a little loud in there but the kids {and parents} were definitely having fun!

musical petting zoo

After we got our groove on, it was time to taste the amazing barbecue! And it was amazing! I could have stood next to the grill all day just smelling the wonderful scents coming from the vendors.

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After our bellies were full, it was time for a tour of the Seaport and all it has to offer. There is seriously so much to do there! From the lighthouse to the surf museum to mini-golf to a playground, the kids will definitely not be able to say they are bored!

family fun at tuckerton seaport

After the tour, I wondered around their boardwalk and was drawin into all of the little things at the Seaport. I couldn’t stop snapping away!

tuckerton seaport

I will be headed back to the Tuckerton Seaport in a few weeks for their Privateers & Pirates Festival on June 8th. The boys are coming with me and I know they are going to have a blast!

be a pirate at tuckerton seaport

About the Tuckerton Seaport

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The Tuckerton Seaport, a working maritime village, is located along the Tuckerton Creek. This one-of-a-kind attraction, in the heart of historic Tuckerton NJ, brings the Jersey Shore’s maritime traditions of the past and present to life through people, exhibits and hands-on activities. Discover the Jersey Shore’s unique maritime heritage and the interaction between culture and nature on the Barnegat Bay. The Tuckerton Seaport  and Baymens Museum receives  grants and benefits from community support and you can help them out! They are holding an online to benefit their educational programs at the Seaport. The link to the online auction is www.biddingforgood.com/tuckertonseaport.

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  1. My dh, ds5, and I visited in December when we dropped off the second load of donations. We had a great time chatting with the staff and wandering around looking at the stuff that was open then.

  2. I love your photos! It was a great day even in the wind and rain. I’m going back for a boat ride, maybe on a sunny day. Thanks for the super day!

  3. I love fun & educational finds such as Tuckerton! Thanks for sharing your experience there, we will have to make a trip with the kids!

  4. Looks like you had a fabulous time! I can’t wait to come and visit Tuckerton on June 8th!

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