Directions, Lodging & More

Island Heights Pavilion & Water Front Boardwalk for Sailfest NJ

From Garden State Parkway Exit 82: 

  • Follow Rte. 37 East for about 2.8 miles to the 6th traffic light (Vaughn and West End Aves)
  • Turn right onto West End Ave, heading south to Island Heights
  • At the 2nd stop sign turn left onto Ocean Ave. Look for street parking in the area

From Philadelphia and the west:

  • Follow Rte. 70 to Lakehurst
  • Just past Lakehurst, turn right onto Rte. 37 
  • Continue about 6.3 miles to the Garden State Parkway overpass at Toms River
  • Follow Rte. 37 as described above

From Seaside beaches and the East:

  • Follow NJ-37 W to Toms River (heading West)
  • Exit to the right toward Vaughn Ave, then turn left on Vaughn
  • When you cross Hwy 37, Vaughn Ave turns into West End Ave
  • Follow West End Ave to Island Heights (heading South)

Shuttle Service

A Handicapped Accessible Shuttle and parking area will be provided from the ball fields near the Island Heights Fire Dept at 15 Lake Ave, Island Heights, NJ 08732


We highly recommend you use our complimentary Shuttle Service but if you decide to drive to the event, ample street parking is available throughout the Island Heights area at no additional cost. There are no parking meters.  Please do not block driveways or intersections.