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Posted on: November 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Santa Ferry Ride

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Santa Ferry Ride 2023

We're back on the bay to celebrate Christmas! The yuletide ride features Santa and friends, presents, entertainment, and a scenic ride around the Statue of Liberty. Ferries leave and return to SeaStreak's Belford Ferry Terminal. Pre-registration required and is in-person only, see below for more info. All children and infants receive a holiday present!

Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023
Ferry Rides: 8:30am-10am, 10:30am-12pm, 1pm-2:30pm
Location: Belford Ferry Terminal, 10 Harbor Way Belford NJ 07718
Resident Fee: $30/Adult (18+), $25/Child (1-18), $5/Infant (Under 1). Tables are an additional $10 per group, must have 8 people per group. Tables are extremely limited.
Non-Resident Fee: $36/Adult (18+), $30/Child (1-18), $6/Infant (Under 1). Tables usually are not available by the time non-resident sales open.

Event is rain or shine! No refunds. SeaStreak has the right to cancel rides if they deem conditions are unsafe, but please know that these are commuter ferries that run in any type of weather/swell.

Food Drive

All passengers are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for our Holiday Food Drive benefitting the Middletown Food Pantry. Help give residents in need a great holiday season!

Registration Information

Registration is in-person ONLY at Poricy Park Nature Center, 345 Oak Hill Rd Red Bank NJ 07701. Every passenger needs a ticket. Please complete a registration form and bring with you to expedite the process. Cash, check or credit card (Mastercard & Visa) are accepted. Credit card process fee of $2.95. If paying by check please bring a blank check and do not pre-fill the amount out.

IN-PERSON, RESIDENT ONLY PRESALE Monday, November 13th 5:30pm-7:30pm at Poricy Park Nature Center, 345 Oak Hill Rd, Red Bank NJ 07701.

At least one person in your party must show proof of residency when purchasing tickets at the in-person, resident only presale.

Resident and non-resident tickets on sale Wednesday, November 15th 9am-3pm and Thursday, November 16th 9am-3pm at Poricy Park Nature Center, 345 Oak Hill Rd, Red Bank NJ 07701 while tickets last.

Important Ferry Information

  • Every passenger MUST have their ticket to board the ferry. No ticket = no ride. Tickets will not be reissued after purchase, do not lose them. Those under 1 still require a ticket.
  • Ferry departs and returns to the SeaStreak Belford Ferry Terminal, 10 Harbor Way, Belford NJ 07718. There is NO fee to park.
  • Each ticket may be assigned to a specific seat on the ferry. You will only be permitted to sit in your assigned seat. Seat # is located on your ticket.
  • An infant/child's ticket cannot be used for an adult. An infant ticket cannot be used for a child. Passengers with incorrect tickets will not be allowed to board.
  • NO STROLLERS ALLOWED! Car seats are permitted.
  • No transfers, no refunds. All sales are final.
  • Thinking of buying someone's ticket online? Think again! Don't be fooled by scams. Recreation original issued tickets will only be honored.

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