Special Events

Summer Arts & Craft Show 

Sat., July 24th; 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

St. Francis Community Center

Admission: $2.00

As summer approaches check out the area’s fabulous local crafters.

Items include: handmade baskets, pottery, beach décor, jewelry,

photography and so much more!

Festival of The Sea 

August 10th -14th 

St. Francis Community Center Parking Lot

Our Annual Summer Carnival With Entertainment For All Ages!

Due to Covid Restrictions The Following Events

Are Cancelled This Year - We Look Forward To Them Returning In The Future


Family Health & Safety Fair

Volunteer Week Celebration Day

Beefsteak Dinner

Garden Party By The Sea - A Fashion Show

For More Information Like Our Facebook Page!

festival of the sea 2021

Want To Get More Info About Our Events?

Call Amanda Defusco    609-494-8861 ext 118

Or Do You Want To Get Involved As A Volunteer?

Fill Out Our Application Below

& Drop Off At The Center Offices

Sports Facility

18 Mile Run

49th Annual Long Beach Island Commemorative 18 Mile Run
Sunday, October 10, 2021

After A 2 Year hiatus due to coastal storm flooding and COVID-19 precautions, the 18 Mile Run is back in person!!

Race Starts at 10:30 AM in Holgate

The course is a straight, flat, point-to-point run

heading North on Long Beach Blvd.

Air temperature in October on LBI is approx

65 degrees, winds generally coming from the South.

Applications are available at the Front Desk of the Community Center and Online Here.

2021 Registration Form


Registration will open Monday June 7th both in person and online. To receive a Commemorative T-Shirt and race medal you must be registered by Monday Sept. 20th at 5pm.

Final Registration and race packet pickup will be held from 2pm -7pm on Sat. Oct. 9th and from 7am -9:30am on Sunday Oct. 10th


Please register by September 20th to receive a Commemorative T Shirt and race medal!! 


The funds raised from this year's race will go directly into the St. Francis Community Center's Recreation and Aquatic departments to help us better serve our community through programs such as group and private swim team clinics, aquatic exercise classes, recreation basketball, summer sports camps and much more.


Entry fees:


USATF-NJ Members
$55 (per runner) Member discount until 09/20/21.

Entry Fee:
$65 (per runner) 

Every Runner Signed Up By Sept. 20th will receive a race t shirt and commemorative medal.

The event is sponsored by St. Francis Community Center, Brant Beach, NJ, in cooperation with the LBI Jewish Community Center.