SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - Summer is in full swing, but the countdown for the holidays has already begun. Many visitors can enjoy the best of both with Southern Ocean County Chamber members as they prepare for Christmas in July.

The sun, surf, and Santa? For many shore goers its a twist to redefine beach culture and add more experiences when spending time in the Long Beach Island region.

Christmas in July promotions range from showcases, products sales and parties. Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has keeps a "nice" list of the many options that are offered surrounding July 25th.

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Holiday fun starts now with campground events, special themed activities, parties and new flavors. For details and updated list of happenings go to: 

Prefer to celebrate the season in the cold weather? The Southern Ocean Chamber is a proud sponsor of the annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade which is happening December 7, 2019.

The organization also promotes holiday related business and events with their Holidays Redefined Campaign that is launched each year with Shop Small Saturday.

Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, a globally accredited Destination Marketing Organization is celebrating its 105th summer on Long Beach Island.

As area experts, own and operate year round, staffed visitor center.

For more information on these dynamic events, or the many activities happening around the LBI Region go to, stop at 265 W Ninth Street Ship Bottom or call at 609 494 7211. 

Stay connected on social as @LBI Region @southernoceanchamber @theoffiicalLBIchowderfest.