Beach Tags

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Beach tags are required for all beachgoers ages 12 and older and will be in effect from June 1, 2024 through September 2, 2024. 

Weekly tags ($20) are available at the locations listed below (except the Knight Building), at booths on the boardwalk, and from tag inspectors on the beach. Daily tags ($10) are available from inspectors on the beach.

Purchase seasonal tags ($35) from tag inspectors on the beach, at booths on the boardwalk, or in person at the following locations (excluding holidays):

  • City Hall (861 Asbury Ave.): 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
  • Rt. 52 Welcome Center: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday
  • Henry Knight Building (12th Street and Haven Ave.): 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
  • Aquatic & Fitness Center (17th Street and Simpson Ave.): 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
  • 46th Street Welcome Center: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. 

For additional information, call 609-399-6111. 

Military Tags: Free seasonal tags are available to veterans and active military members. Remember to have proper military identification to receive your free tag(s). Veterans receive free tags (veteran only). Active military members, spouses and immediate children up to age 23 also are eligible to receive free tags.