Margate FAQ's

Margate Frequently Asked Questions

Beach Badges are required during the summer season by everyone 12 years of age and older.

Regular Season badges are $7.00 until May 31.

Senior Citizen (65 and older) badges are $3.50 through May 31.

Starting June 1st ALL badges are $15.00.

Purchase Locations:

  • Bloom Pavilion, Huntington Avenue & the Beach, Mon thru Sun 10a to 3p
  • Margate Municipal Building, 9001 Winchester Ave, Mon thru Fri 9a to 4p

Veteran Badges- available free of charge at the Martin Bloom Pavilion, 101 S Huntington Ave.

Those eligible include: Active Military and Active members of the NJ National Guard, their spouse and dependent children ages 12 through 25; Other Veterans who were honorably discharged (1 badge) with military ID or discharge papers. The badges are for the current season only.

For More Information call 609-822-2285

BBQ’s are ONLY allowed on the Beach JULY 2 and JULY 4, 2017

Kayaking and surfing are allowed only at specific beaches. Contact Beach Patrol Headquarters for those locations.

Hobie Cat sailing is allowed by permit only.

Animals are not permitted on the Beach as per the Margate City Code Chapter 75-6Q.

Beach Badges are required for everyone 12 and older when on the beaches during the season.

Due to State of NJ and Army Corp of Engineers mandate, Margate now has reduced number of handicap access ramps to the beach. Please use these 4 streets for easier access to the beach:

  • Andover Ave
  • Huntington Ave
  • Osborne Aven
  • Jefferson Ave

Need assistance? Call Margate Beach Patrol for help. 609-822-2370

Never enter the water at an unprotected beach

Beginning June 23 through September 3, the following beaches will be protected DAILY from 10:00am to 6:00pm.


  • Argyle Ave
  • Clermont Ave
  • Gladstone Ave
  • Huntington Ave
  • Knight Ave
  • Osborne Ave
  • Thurlow Ave
  • Vendome Ave
  • Ceder Grove
  • Washington Ave
  • Jefferson Ave
  • Monroe Ave

September schedule for beach openings and closings

Weekend – September 8-9 – The following beaches will be protected 10:00am to 6:00pm

  • Clermont Ave
  • Huntington Ave
  • Thurlow Ave
  • Washington Ave

No Beaches will be protected after September 9 until the following summer season.

Never enter the water at an unprotected beach

Beach Restrooms are located at the following:

  • Clarendon Ave
  • Huntington Ave-Bloom Pavilion
  • Quincy Ave
  • Benson Ave-Greenhouse
  • Madison Ave

As a courtesy to our visitors, Margate offers the following list of places of worship in the surrounding area.

Blessed Sacrament Church
609-822-7105 • 11 N Kenyon Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402

Margate Community Church
609-822-7147 • 8900 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402

Margate Trinity Methodist Church
609-823-5683 • 9500 Ventnor Ave, Margate City , NJ 08402

Beth El Synagogue
609-823-2725 • 500 N Jerome Ave, PO Box 3133, Margate City, NJ 08402

Temple Emeth Shalom
609-822-4343 • 8501 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402

Chabad House
609-822-8500 • 8223 Fulton Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402

609-822-9797 • 8223 Fulton Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402

Young Israel of Margate
609-823-3630 • 8401 Ventnor Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402

9001 Winchester Ave

Margate, NJ 08402

(609) 822-0424

Parking permits. Applicants must live in a 2 hour parking zone and have no off street parking available. There is a $5.00 fee for the permit. Applicants are required to bring a valid Drivers License, Vehicle Registration, Insurance Card and proof of residency (for example: a utility bill, lease etc.). NO VIRTUAL DOCUMENTS. Any questions should be directed to Jim Katten (records). 609-822-1151

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