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100.1 WJRZ Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

Get your free invite to the 100.1 WJRZ Halloween Party

Last chance to get your 4-pack of passes to 100.1 WJRZ’s Halloween Party while supplies last. Look for the WJRZ van at Toms River Kia, 1070 Rt. 37 West in Toms River on Friday, October 24th from noon to 1pm. This 4-pack will get you and 3 guests in the door for the costume party at Martell’s in Pt. Pleasant Beach later that night.

Can’t get out to today’s van stop? Log in to the Listener Club right here at and enter to win. Not a member? Sign up right now.

Stop at the new location of Toms River Kia! Ask how Toms River Kia can put you in a new 2014 Kia for as low as $69 a month, and be sure to visit for details.

INFO Noon-1pm, Toms River Kia, 1070 Rt. 37 West, Toms River

Brick Township’s annual “Halloween Spooktacular and Trunk or Treat”

Bring the kids to trunk or treat on Friday, October 24th starting at 6pm. 100.1 WJRZ will be on hand for all the scary fun at Brick Township’s annual “Halloween Spooktacular and Trunk or Treat” at the Drum Point Sports Complex in Brick. Cars will be decorated for Halloween with trunks full of treats. Enjoy a costume parade, pumpkin patch, haunted hay rides, trophies for best costumes, best decorated trunks and lots more. Free to attend. All are welcome. If you would like to decorate your car and participate, call 732-262-1073 to register. 

INFO 6-8pm, Drum Point Sports Complex, Brick

100.1 WJRZ Halloween Party

The 100.1 WJRZ Halloween Party at Martell’s in Pt. Pleasant Beach is Friday night, October 24th.

The only way to get in is to win!

Enjoy live music, games, free psychic readings, free buffet and a costume contest for cash prizes.

Listen to 100.1 WJRZ for your chance to call in and win passes to our party.

You can also meet us at one of our Ticket Van Hits or enter in the New Listener Club to win passes to this frighteningly awesome party.

Sorry, must be 21 or older to attend.

INFO 8pm, Martell's, Point Pleasant Beach

Manahawkin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Join 100.1 WJRZ at Manahawkin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 500 Rt. 72 in Manahawkin on Saturday, October 25th from noon to 2pm.

It's Cans for Cash during the month of October. Bring in a bag of canned food and get $1,000 off any new Manahawkin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in stock. Offer good at the dealership or online at

Stop by to win scratch-off’s, courtesy of the New Jersey Lottery.

INFO Noon-2pm, 500 Rt. 72, Manahawkin

Pre-Halloween Parade LIVE BROADCAST

100.1 WJRZ's Ricky A will be broadcasting live in front of the Toms River Business Improvement District office on Main Street, Downtown Toms River, starting at 3pm and leading up to the Toms River Fire Company #1 Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 25th. Stop by and say hi.

INFO 3-7pm, 218 Main St., Toms River

Toms River Fire Company #1 Halloween Parade

Join 100.1 WJRZ as we lead the 76th Toms River Fire Company #1 Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 25th starting at 7pm. Enjoy 2 miles of fabulous floats, live music and great costumes. Get your costumes and floats ready. You can pick up a copy of the rules, regulations and registration form at Toms River Fire Company #1 on Robbins Street, Ocean County Connection in the Ocean County Mall, Downtown Toms River Office on Main Street or by visiting

INFO 7pm, Main Street, Downtown Toms River

100.1 WJRZ Kids Halloween Costume Contest

The 100.1 WJRZ Kids Halloween Costume Contest and live broadcast will be held at the Ocean County Mall center court on Thursday, October 30th. Registration will be from 3 to 6pm. The contest starts promptly at 6pm. Children ages 4-10 with adult supervision come join the fun and enter the contest. Trophies will be awarded to the Spookiest, Most Creative and Best costumes.

INFO Registration: 3-6pm, Ocean County Mall center court, Toms River

Hometown Heroes Zombie 5K Fun Run

100.1 WJRZ is proud to be a part of the Hometown Heroes Zombie 5K Fun Run on Sunday, November 2nd starting at 9am. Hosted on 100 acres at Argos Farm in Forked River, the Zombie 5K will feature apocalyptic obstacles, including a giant corn maze. We’ll also have free face painting at The Zombification Station by professional make-up artists.

Enjoy the day with family and friends at Argos’ brand new Farm Market and Café, by savoring seasonal treats, including apple cider donuts and fudge. Come for the run, but stay for the fun!

We will be giving away prizes for Best Zombie, First Finisher and so much more!

Sign up today for your free event t-shirt and other great goodies. Tickets available by visiting

 Nutrishop will also be on hand with Swag Bag Giveaways.

Argos Farm, off Exit 74 in Lacey Twp.

A zombie filled obstacle run through. Come dressed as a zombie or human or visit our zombification station.

100 Acres Including, Corn Cannon, Hay Mountain, 30 Ft. Hay Slide. Navigate the Corn Maze of Doom.

Come for the run and stay for the fun with everything that Argos Farm has to offer: Hay Rides, Pony Rides, All new Argos Farm Market and Café.

Tickets available by visiting

INFO 9am-2pm, Argos Farm, 1250 Lacey Road, Forked River

Dr. Ron Rotem’s Halloween Candy Buy Back

100.1 WJRZ will be at Dr. Ron Rotem’s office, 355 Lakehurst Road in Toms River on Monday, November 3rd from 3 to 5pm to support Dr. Rotem’s Halloween Candy Buy Back Contest for our troops.

Dr. Ron Rotem’s 10th annual Halloween Candy Buy Back to support our troops is going to be monsterous. Starting Monday, November 3rd through Tuesday, November 4th, Dr. Ron Rotem will pay $1.00 per pound of candy, up to 10 pounds per family, with a $50.00 gift card to the child who brings in the most candy by weight.

And attention teachers! If your class brings in the most candy by weight, your class can earn a $400.00 donation from Dr. Rotem. Any class of a public or a private school can participate.

For more information, call Dr. Rotem at 732-341-8500. Visit

100.1 WJRZ & Dr. Rotem wish you a safe and happy trick or treat!

INFO 3-5pm, 355 Lakehurst Road, Toms River

Downtown Toms River Farmers Market

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the Downtown Toms River Jersey Fresh Farmers’ Market on Wednesday, November, 5th in lot H, on the southeast corner of West Water and Irons Streets in Downtown Toms River from 11am to 5pm, rain or shine. Join us the first Wednesday of each month to celebrate Jersey Fresh Fruit and vegetables. Enter the free raffle to win a basket of Jersey Fresh produce, featuring the fruit and vegetable of the month.

INFO 11am-5pm, Lot H, corner of West Water and Irons Streets, Toms River

Ocean County Veterans Day Parade

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the annual Ocean County Veterans Day Parade, as we honor our veterans who have served in the Armed Forces, Tuesday, November 11th at 9:30am down Main and Washington Streets in Toms River.

INFO 9:30am, Main and Washington Streets, Toms River

Downtown Toms River Christmas Tree Lighting

Have some holiday fun with 100.1 WJRZ's Glenn Kalina at the Downtown Toms River Christmas Tree Lighting, Friday, December 5th starting at 6pm. The Christmas Tree Lighting festivities begin around the Christmas Tree at Town Hall Courtyard. Toms River Fire Co. #1 will arrive with Santa at 7:30pm for the Tree lighting and kids can enjoy photos with Santa at Town Hall.

INFO 6pm, Town Hall Courtyard, Washington St., Toms River

Jingle Bells Run

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the 16th annual Jingle Bells Run, presented by The Rotary Club of Toms River, Sunday, December 7th on Washington Street, Downtown Toms River. The one-mile Fun Run starts at 3pm, with the 5k Race beginning at 3:30pm. Dedicated to the Memory of Det. Mark Catalano of the Toms River Police Department, The Rotary Club of Toms River is establishing an annual Law Enforcement student scholarship in his name. Proceeds will fund scholarships for local high school students. To register, visit and click on Jingle Bells Run.

INFO 2-5pm, Washington Street, Downtown Toms River