BELMAR, NJ — During this weekend’s Feast of San Gennaro in Belmar, Serenity by the Sea Too will be in the heart of the festivities, “popping” with vendors who will showcase their distinctive product lines.

Located at 1004 Main Street, its Pop Up Artisan MarketPlace will feature the following merchants on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16:

Tara Morton of Tastefully Simple will unveil offerings from her just-released fall/winter product line. Among those tasty products will be Cuban slow cooker sauce, cranberry herb cheese ball, smoky bacon and corn soup, dark chocolate cheesecake bar and the three new drink mixers — honey lemon, mulled wine and white chocolatini.

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Lindsay Chimel of Mermaid Point Jewelers specializes in creating jewelry from genuine sea glass found locally at the Jersey Shore. These frosted gems are designed in rose gold, yellow gold, silver plated and sterling silver options.

Lisbeth Veghte is with Arbonne, which specializes in products that promote “healthy living from the inside out,” including plant-based skin care, nutritional offerings and cosmetics. And they’re available specially made for women, men, children, teens and millennials.

Patricia Gentles of Damsels in Defense offers a product line that empowers women to protect themselves in any circumstance with on-the-go security products that include stun guns, pepper sprays and shielded wallets to guard against identity theft.

Taking decadent goodness to a new level, Christina Laverde with Jasse Confections makes the finest confectioneries and the richest chocolates to delight the taste buds.

Exemplifying his love for nature, Steven Vieser of DOT creates individually made greeting cards, as well as watercolor art that is framed in unfinished pine. Saturday, September 15 only.

Paparazzi consultant Jennifer Lynn Simo-Phillipsline of fashionable jewelry — always priced at $5 is adding new styles daily. “Find that perfect pop of color, fall in love with a new statement piece, or step out of your comfort zone and try one of the hottest trends of the season the choice is yours,” she said. Sunday, September 16 only.

Featuring a different roster of local vendors and artists “popping up,” Serenity by the Sea Too’s Pop Up Artisan MarketPlace is your go-to destination for unique items for everyone on your gift list — whether it’s for a holiday, birthday, anniversary or “just because.”

Local vendors showcase their merchandise, which spans the spectrum — from unique handcrafted items and clothing lines, to tasty treats and personal care products — as well as vintage finds and other tantalizing treasures.

More About the Pop-Up Capital of the Jersey Shore

The Pop Up Artisan MarketPlace is located at Serenity by the Sea Too, 1004 Main Street, directly across from Surf Taco between 10th and 11th Avenues, Belmar.

For a full list of workshops, classes and walk-in art events offered at Serenity by the Sea Too throughout the week, visit its Facebook page.

To learn more about becoming a vendor, featured artist, or hosting workshops or classes, call 973-699-1760 or email