Kids Cove

The New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo is not just for adults! The Kids Cove will focus on fishing and boating and feature hands-on activities sure to make a splash with junior anglers and skippers.  Check back soon for the 2022 Kids Cove schedule!

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New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium

The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, located on Sandy Hook has been conducting marine science research and education since 1969. NJ Sea Grant will help youngsters learn about local marine life. Pint-sized skippers can also craft their own cork boats to test float and take home. Be sure to visit to learn more about the organization, summer camp and scout programs and the education activities going on at Sandy Hook.

Turtle Tank

Kids will be able to get a glimpse of some real turtles! After taking a look in the tank, scratch your own colorful design on a cool turtle scratch craft.


Face Painting By Lori

Kids will be able to enjoy free face painting by Lori. With many designs to choose from, there is something for kids of all ages! Lori will be at the Kids Cove on Saturday from 11 am – 3 pm and Sunday from 12 pm -3 pm.


Spongebob Squarepants

Spongebob is back! Catch him cruising around the boat show on Saturday, February 15th from 12-2pm.

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