2019 Margate, Ventnor & Longport Beachtag Info

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Beachtag info for the Downbeach towns of Ventnor, Margate and Longport. Get ready for Summer 2019.

Note: There is a limited number of guarded Downbeach beaches starting Memorial Day weekend. All beaches will be guarded starting July 4th weekend. Remember: Swim only where lifeguards are present.

Longport Beach Info

Purchase Longport beach badges: 9a. to 4p., Monday through Friday at Longport Borough Hall, 2305 Atlantic Ave.

Preseason:  $15 -After 6/1 $30. More info: 609-823-2731

Tags are free for active duty military members with proper service identification.

  • Longport surfing beaches: 12th, 22nd, 28th and 32nd ave
  • Kayak launches: 14th & 15th, 22nd & 23rd ave, 27th & 29th ave, 32nd and 33rd ave.

MARGATE Beach Info

Beach tags on sale at Bloom Pavilion, behind library at 101 S. Huntington Ave., and the Margate Municipal Building, 9001 Winchester Ave.

Preseason price is $7. After 6/1 price rises to $15. More info: 609-822-2606

  • Margate and Ventnor share beach tag privileges
  • Tags are free to active duty military members with appropriate service identification.

VENTNOR Beach Info

Ventnor beach tags are for sale 9a to 4p. Monday through Friday at Ventnor City Hall, 6201 Atlantic Ave.

Preseason price is : $7. After 5/31, price rises to $15. More info: 609-823-7991

  • Margate tags honored in Ventnor
  • Military tags are free with proper ID.

Ventnor Beach barbecues are permitted on weekends through September, Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day.

  • Somerset Ave: Hobie Cat beach
  • Princeton Ave: Kayak launch
  • Surfing allowed next to Ventnor Fishing Pier
  • Beach volleyball at Cambridge Avenue next to fishing pier.

5 thoughts on “2019 Margate, Ventnor & Longport Beachtag Info”

  1. Be nice if someone checked to see if you had a beach tag. They walk right by as though they are on a stroll down the beach

    1. From my perspective the checkers do a great job. They cannot check everyone and should not have to if you obey the rules. My husband wears our tags on his hat. Esau to spot or he just waved it yo the kids When we have our group of 10 we have the added tags on a small beach tote hanging on the umbrella or beach chair. We tuck it away when we are in the water.

      From what I have witnessed it is the beach goers without tags who can be rude and difficult. Why not check the attitude at the AC toll booth and enjoy your day at the beach.

  2. Thank you for keeping the beach rag prices in Margate and Ventnor half that of Longport. It is also very considerate to give senior citizen pricing on badges. However, what has happened to the visual beauty of the Margate beaches with the installation of those dunes, the construction equipment and noise, the removal of “the rocks”, the eyesore installation of huge pipes going into the sea, all of this is horrible! I hardly even recognize our beautiful wide open pristine beaches to what they have become in the last 3 years. It’s a shame!

  3. Why must we pay for beach tags at all? As Margate taxpayers, we should have a right to sit on our own beaches free of charge, as we had been for so many years in the past. Why aren’t the price of beach tags included in our taxes? I read that Margate’s ratables have increased substantially, so why are we still charged to sit on our beaches?

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