ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ – The Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce, along with The Atlantic Highlands Historical Society is once again hosting their annual Arts & Crafts festival on July 20th from 11 am – 5 pm (rain date is July 21). The outdoor event is followed in the evening by FilmOneFest, the internationally acclaimed short film festival.  Both events are free and open to the public.  This wonderful family day starts at Veteran’s Park and runs down First Avenue.  The festival features numerous vendors – many from the local area. Local businesses will be part of the festivities too, bringing their wares out onto the sidewalk.  There are still vendor spaces available.  The cost is $60 for a 10×10 space (you must supply your own canopy/tent and tables/displays, etc).  We are looking for handcrafted items, as we do not compete with our local merchants.  Please contact Meredith (347)528-5372/ [email protected] who is coordinating the event. A few spaces are also available for the FilmOneFest in the evening. Artists and crafters are invited to exhibit their work during the two hours before the movies begin. To obtain a space, call Kathleen Ligon at 732-337-7459.

The day’s festival will benefit the Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce and the Atlantic Highlands Historical Society, a non-profit organization established in 1974, which works to build awareness of our common past to the residents of today and ensures the preservation and protection of our physical heritage.  For more information about the festival or the Atlantic Highlands Historical Society visit  or email the Society at [email protected]. The evening event will benefit the FilmOneFest, part of the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen the community through the arts. You can visit the Arts Council website at  

To learn more about Atlantic Highlands and all it has to offer, contact The Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce at 732-8872-8711 or visit  The Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce is a not for profit association dedicated to supporting and enhancing the economic vitality of Atlantic Highlands.

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Allan Dean is editor, publisher, and founder of the Atlantic Highlands Herald. Published since 1999 and selected in 2000 by the Borough of Atlantic Highlands as one of their official newspapers, making...