Concerts 2020

Regarding the 2020 concert. season, The Sandy Hook Foundation will continue to work with Gateway National Recreation Area and United States Fish and Wildlife Service to monitor the nesting habits of the threatened piping plovers here on Sandy Hook.

Please check back late May/early June for any updates on our 2020 concert season.

Sandy Hook Beach Concerts

It wouldn’t be the summer without The Sandy Hook Foundation’s Beach Concert Series.

These concerts are free to the public, and each summer thousands of people young and old come out to enjoy live entertainment on the beach at sunset.

Brian Kirk & the Jirks

Concert-goers bring beach chairs and pack a picnic dinner so that they can listen, dance, and sing to the music of the Jersey Shore.

Sandy Hook Foundation Board members and friends

Thank You to our sponsors
Bahr’s Landing & Marina, 1st Constitution Bank and Cooper Electric Supply Co., Ocean

Beach wheelchairs are also available on a first come, first serve basis. Weather cancellations are made at 2pm day of the show.  


Check our web site or call 732-291-7733 for information. 

Please join our mailing list for all updates on Concerts and Sandy Hook Programs.





End of Summer Party

 End of Summer Party 2018

The 2017 End of Summer Party (ESP) was a resounding success!
Many thanks to Jennifer and Tom Mullins and their committee.

View from upper deck, 2017

Sandy Hook Foundation President, Betsy Barrett (center) with guests Sandy and Bill Henning

American Littoral Society Development Director Laurie Bratone, Barbara Reale, and Kathleen Gasienica, President




Sandy Hook Lighthouse

The United States’ oldest lighthouse, designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964

The Lighthouse has undergone extensive renovations and is now open daily for tours 10:00am -4:00pm March & April and starting May 1, daily 9:00am – 5:00pm.

The Visitor Center, the original LightHouse Keeper’s Quarters, is open daily from 9-5PM.  The gift shop is located in the Light House Keeper’s Quarters.

The Sandy Hook Light is the oldest standing lighthouse and the oldest operating lighthouse in the United States. It is the only surviving tower of the 11 lighthouses built in the thirteen colonies during the colonial period from 1716 to 1771.