“We’re looking forward to seeing you at this week’s Drive-In Live events at Monmouth Park! These concerts benefit the nonprofit Count Basie Center for the Arts, with a portion of proceeds going to the New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund. On behalf of the Basie and the Arts and Culture Recovery Fund, we thank you for your support of these vital benefit performances.
Tickets will be available at the door. Credit card payments only.
These are rain or shine events. There are no refunds. Restrictions are in place for your own safety, and to comply with current New Jersey state mandates.
Please keep in mind the following ground rules so that everyone may enjoy the shows:
THE FRONT BOTTOMS • THURSDAY AUG 27 • 5PM GATES / SHOW 7PM • LINE-UP BEGINS AT 5PM
BRING YOUR PHONE, loaded with the Ticketmaster app and logged in to the account in which you purchased your tickets. The app contains your Mobile Entry tickets, which you’ll need ready to go as you enter Monmouth Park. For Mobile Entry details, click here. There is no box office onsite at Monmouth Park.
FOLLOW DIRECTIONS of parking attendants upon arrival. Cars must pull in forward to their spot, and must stay in place once parked. If you must leave before the event has ended, a parking attendant will assist you. Once a vehicle leaves, there is no re-entry.
BRING A MASK. Anyone leaving their vehicle to use the restrooms must wear a mask and maintain social distancing at all times.
REMAIN INSIDE YOUR VEHICLE. Outdoor gatherings of more than 500 people are currently prohibited in the state of New Jersey. To comply with this mandate, we ask that patrons remain inside their vehicles. If you’d like to park next to a friend, you must drive in with them.
FOLLOW OUR DRIVING DIRECTIONS. You will be unable to access Monmouth Park from the main entrance on Rt. 36. You’ll be taking the “back entrance” on Port-Au-Peck Avenue. Driving directions are located here.
FOOD: Monmouth Park will have roaming golf cart snack bars serving hot dogs, chips, water and soft drinks. However, you may bring your own food and drinks to this event. Keep in mind grilling and all other “out of vehicle” set-ups are prohibited. We highly recommend all patrons bring bottled water.
THANK OUR SPONSORS, including World Subaru and Bank of America, plus the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Saker ShopRites.
BRING LAWNCHAIRS, tailgate, sit on top of your vehicle or otherwise mingle outside of your car.
BRING YOUR PETS.
PARK YOUR CAR IN THE PERFORMANCE LOT and attempt to leave the concert grounds. If you have Blu Grotto or other reservations prior to the show, you must park there and drive into the concert grounds after your meal.
SHOW UP WITH MORE THAN FOUR PEOPLE IN YOUR VEHICLE. Vehicles with more than four occupants will be turned away without refund.
Limousines, buses, party buses, flatbed vehicles, bicycles and foot traffic are also strictly prohibited. Pickups are allowed though patrons must remain inside the vehicle cabin.
RUIN THE VIBE: The Basie Center, Monmouth Park, Oceanport police and security officials want this to be a good time for everyone. For everyone’s safety, disorderly patrons or individuals refusing to follow the ground rules will be ejected without refund.
We’ve been through a lot these last few months. Let’s be safe and friendly and – most of all – have a good time!
Take GSP Exit 105 to 36 East. Continue past Monmouth Mall, Best Buy and Bed Bath and Beyond on your right. After the ALDI supermarket, cross the next intersection and take the jughandle for 537 West / Monmouth Park Raceway Grandstand. Cross the highway and take 537 West (Eatontown Boulevard) past Wolf Hill Recreation Area to Port au Peck Avenue. Turn right. The Port Au Peck entrance to Monmouth Park will be on your right.
ATTENDEES VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS, HAZARDS, AND DANGERS arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting a communicable disease or illness (including exposure to COVID-19, a bacteria, virus, or other pathogen capable of causing a communicable disease or illness)whether occurring before, during, or after the event, however caused or contracted, and hereby waives all claims and potential claims against Count Basie Center for the Arts, Monmouth Park, UMTPresents, the artist, and / or all related sponsors relating to such risks. By purchasing a ticket and attending the event, you agree to these terms.