Buy A Beach Called Ortley

“A Beach Called Ortley: The Story of Our Barrier Island and its Surroundings” is a hardbound mini coffee table book that contains 83 pages of full-color illustrations and text documenting […]

Buy Ortley Beach Gear!

We’ve updated our shop! Now you can buy Friends of Ortley Beach crew neck shirts, v-neck shirts and tank tops! All shirts are a high-quality 50/50 blend and are available […]

Join Our Board

Friends of Ortley Beach is accepting nominations for Vice President and Secretary. We are also looking to add to our Board of Trustees. You must be a paid member in […]

Speaker Series: Save Barnegat Bay Documentary

During this event, Save Barnegat Bay will present its documentary “DRIFT,” which will take viewers on a journey along the 42 miles that make up NJ’s largest body of water, […]

Speaker Series: Portraits of the Jersey Shore

Gregory Andrus is an author, speaker, photographer and founder of Portraits of the Jersey Shore. Having overcome alcoholism and homelessness as a young man, he has found a deep faith […]

Doggie Day postponed

Announcement: Doggie Day in Ortley Beach, which was scheduled for September, has been postponed until next Spring.

September Kite Night

Grab a beach chair or blanket and an ice cream cone from Mr. Softee to watch beautiful large-scale kites on the beach! The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. on 3rd […]

Craft Fair August 13

We are excited to be hosting our Craft Fair again this year! Scheduled for August 13, with a rain date of August 20, the fair will be held on the […]

Beach Bash July 23

Friends of Ortley Beach is excited to bring fireworks back to Ortley Beach residents and renters this year! We are holding a Beach Bash on Saturday, July 23, beginning at […]

Craft Fair

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2023  Time: 10:00 a.m.  Location: St. Elisabeth’s Church at 3rd Ave in Ortley Beach