Monmouth Park, Oceanport
Located at Monmouth
Park near the Port-au-
Peck entrance, Bluegrass
Miniature Golf boasts two
18-hole themed courses:
the Triple Crown and the
Monmouth, where each hole
is named for favorite past
and present Monmouth Park
racehorses. With fountains,
natural obstacles and “sand
traps” decorating the course,
Bluegrass Miniature Golf
offers a fun and challenging
game for children and adults
alike. Free parking. Please
use Port-au-Peck entrance
for access to golf course.
Call ahead to check if
weather allows play.
style betting menu, the sports book is open seven days a week yearround.
Fans can watch every big game on Monmouth Park’s new 75-foot
HD video wall located in the sports book. Plus, the William Hill Sports
Bar is open daily serving up great food and drink specials.
Located adjacent to the racetrack on the grounds of Monmouth Park,
is Blu Grotto Ristorante—home to a high-end Italian steakhouse and an
outdoor beer garden. In addition to over 20 craft beers, a great happy
hour and authentic Neapolitan pizzas, the beer garden at Blu Grotto
features live music every Thursday through Sunday throughout the
summer. Bands such as Brian Kirk and the Jirks and The Nerds are
already signed on to play in 2019.
Located directly across from Blu Grotto is another entertainment option
at Monmouth Park: Bluegrass Miniature Golf is home to two 18-hole
courses that promise to challenge and thrill fans of all ages.
As always, the jewel of the summer season is Monmouth Park’s biggest
race—the $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational. Nearly 40,000
people make the Haskell one of the Jersey Shore’s biggest summer
parties every year.
Photo by Monmouth Park
Every Sunday during the summer season is free Family Fun Day,
sponsored by The Star-Ledger, featuring kids’ activities such as pony
rides, a bounce house, clowns and face painters. It all takes place in
Monmouth Park’s spacious picnic area, where families and groups can
grab a table to spend a day at the races.
There are more than 50 days of live racing this summer at Monmouth
Park, with races every week, May through September. General parking
and general admission are each only $5, and children 12 and under are
always admitted free. For a complete listing of dates, prices, events and
activities, go to www.monmouthpark.com.
Whether you’re looking for a vacation for a day, a safe and friendly place
to bring the family, or some of summer’s biggest events, look no further
than Monmouth Park Racetrack—your summertime and year-round
Save with an NJ TRANSIT Monmouth Park Package that includes roundtrip
train transportation, grandstand admission and an official program.
Photo by J. Rutherford