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76th Annual Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 25th.

76th Annual Halloween Parade presented by Fire Company No. 1.

Saturday, October 25th. 7pm-10pm

The parade will begin at the Toms River Shopping Center on the corner of Rt. 37 and Main St. The parade will head South down Main St. and turn left onto Washington St.

For more information please visit the Fire Company No. 1 website at http://www.occis.com/events/halloweenparade/

Maker Faire at the Library,
Saturday, October 18,
12-4pm ... more

Maker Faire
Saturday, Oct. 18, 12-4pm

Back by popular demand!!!  Celebration of DIY culture at the library!!
Those who attended the past 2 years are begging for more!  A celebration of technology, crafts and the DIT culture! Packed with FREE activities and FABULOUS demonstrations for the family. .Learn how to make balloon animals, slime, silly putty, fold design napkins, recycle crafting! Come visit our Robot Room, Chemistry Cove, 3D printers, Makey Makeys and more!
Maker Faires are held across the country to foster creativity, technology, do-it-yourself culture. Come to the Ocean County Library and celebrate curiosity & innovation!  Geared toward Ages 8 and up but all ages welcome.

The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 101 Washington Street. Visit the Library's calendar of events at theoceancountylibrary.org.  Please contact the Library at 732-349-6200 for more information or to register.

Open Mic Night
First Wednesday of each month

Open Mic Night
First Wednesday of each month
7pm (6:30 sign up for performers)

Acoustic entertainment hosted by local musician Domenick Carino. New & experienced musicians, comedians, spoken word artists are invited to share a song or three.  Bring the family!  All ages encouraged to perform. ....more

The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 101 Washington Street.
Visit the Library's calendar of events at theoceancountylibrary.org.  Please contact the Library at 732-349-6200 for more information or to register.

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Good Eatz Café
63 Main Street
(732) 505-1200
Our Shore Real Estate
26 Main Street Suite 123
(732) 244-1774
Daddio’s Grille
10 Washington Street
(732) 286-6780
(732) 286-6815(fax)
Brooklyn Bistro

Business Opportunities

RFP: General Contracting Professional Services...more info


In response to Hurricane Sandy, a number of local realtors have announced that they have downtown space available immediately on a month to month basis. Contact Bill Golkiewicz for more information or browse through the Real Estate Available Properties page for all current listings.

Join other businesses in the Ocean County seat of Toms River.  Purchase or lease space in the historic, riverside community of downtown Toms River. 

Downtown Businesses:
Starting, maintaining, or expanding a small business can be overwhelming, especially in today's economy.  For assistance contact: Bill Golkiewicz, Interim Executive Director, or Kim Dippolito, Marketing Director, at Downtown Toms River 732-341-8738 or email.

NEW! Downtown Deal$ !

Downtown Gift Cards Available!

Great Gift for Everyone!

New! Check out special money-saving Downtown Deals!
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Bakers Water Street Bar & Grille: Tuesdays
2 for 1 Burger Entrées

Order TWO burger entrées for the price of ONE every Tuesday at Baker's Water Street Bar & Grille in Downtown Toms Rive through Sept 30th.

Location: 4 Robbins Parkway, Toms River, NJ 08753

Bakers Water Street Bar & Grille is a proud participant in the DTR Gift Card program!

Village Florist:
Save 10% through October!

SPECIAL!! NOW SAVE 10% OFF all orders placed online at thevillagefloristnj.com. Through October 31, 2014. 

CHECK OUT OUR: Mixed Fall Bouquets, Autumn centerpieces, Thanksgiving flowers and fruit & gourmet baskets...

Like our Facebook page for updates on Specials, Promotions, and Flower Tips!

Find us on Facebook at Village Florist Toms River, NJ

Your Premier Downtown Toms River Florist
Debbie Reader, Proprietor
49 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 732.341.3723; thevillagefloristnj.com

The Village Florist is a proud participant in the DTR Gift Card program!

Good Eatz: Any Breakfast Sandwich +
16oz coffee = $5

Good Eatz: Any Breakfast Sandwich + 16oz coffee = $5

The protein pack (eggs whites only and cheese) is $6.50!

Good Eatz Cafe
63 Main Street  Downtown Toms River

63 Main Street Downtown Toms River

Dr. Holstein:
Nerve Scan $15

Dr. Holstein: Nerve Scan $15

Have you ever wondered if you have nerve irritation?  This Infrared Thermal Scan shows inflammation and irrtation around the spine, if present.  Also included is a compliementary consultation with the Doctor.

Call 732-569-3241 to schedule your scan!

325 W. Water St. Toms River, NJ 08753

Downtown Businesses! Submit your Downtown Deals here!

Hurricane Updates

Businesses Can Apply for Sandy Recovery Grants of up to $50,000
Grants and loans are through the NJ Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). Small businesses and nonprofits struck by the storm are eligible for grants that can be used toward working capital or new construction. Application / Notification List on Sandy assistance programs.
If you have questions regarding the Stronger NJ Business Grant Program or application process, contact the NJEDA Office of Recovery at 1-855-SANDY-BZ or StrongerNJBusines@njeda.com.

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