The town of Little Silver NJ is located in Central New Jersey on the east coast, southeast of Red Bank, just 4.0 miles east off Exit 109 on the Garden State Parkway.
Such a great place to live in New Jersey! Just minutes to the Jersey Shore beaches, Little Silver has a welcoming small town feel to it. It's only 2.77 square miles! It's located near the Shrewsbury River in Eastern Monmouth County, and has a population of only about 6,000 resident.
Everything is so conveniently located in downtown Little Silver where you can find grocery stores, several pharmacies, a post office, numerous banks, Borough Hall, the Police and Fire departments, the Little Silver Library, a variety of restaurants to satisfy any craving. Not to mention the specialty shops, jewelry stores, spas, salons, food markets and boutiques.
There's the Little Silver train station where you can catch the NJ Transit into NYC making for any easy commute. Other transportation options to NYC include the Academy bus line at Exit 109 off the Garden State Parkway in Lincroft or the Fast Ferry from the Highlands that can drop you at various departure points in the city.
There are a number of beautiful parks to stroll through or enjoy recreational sports like baseball, soccer, or a game of tennis. Kids can enjoy one of the playgrounds at either Sickles Park (adjacent to Sickles Garden Center and Market) or at Markham Place or Point Road schools. Take a scenic bicycle ride or hike through the woods of the Little Silver Nature trail and cross over the creek to explore the wildlife. Boating enthusiasts who trailer their boats can use the public boat launch located off River Road.
Homes in Little Silver range from charming Cape Cod style homes to townhomes to sprawling custom built waterfront homes on the Shrewsbury River. Little Silver is just minutes to the Jersey Shore beaches of Sea Bright and Sandy Hook, the theaters, shops, restaurants, art galleries and antique shops of Red Bank and close to many fantastic Monmouth county parks for biking, hiking, tennis, sailing and so many more recreational activities and programs!
The historic Little Silver train station provides commuters a quick and easy ride into New York City. Commuters can also take the high-speed Sea Streak Ferry from the Highlands that brings you right into Wall Street or Midtown Manhattan!
Schools -- Children who live in Little Silver begin their education in Point Road Elementary School from K-4 grades and then graduate to Markham Place School for grades 5th through 8th. From there, students go to Red Bank Regional High School named as one of the top 6% high schools in America in an issue of Newsweek! There are also many other top-rated schools in the Monmouth Country school system to choose from like High Technology, Allied Health, Biotechnology, Communications and Marine Academy of Science or one of many private schools in area such as Christian Brothers Academy, Red Bank Catholic or Trinity Hall.
Little Silver 5K Run To register for this great race and
school fundraiser, go to
www.littlesilver5k.com. In addition to
the well-regarded 5K, there will be a
kids’ fun run before the 9:30 event at
Red Bank Regional High School, and kiddie dashes afterward at
This September 30th, the LSPTO is hosting the 25th
Anniversary of the Little Silver 5K. Race Directors Michelle
Koster & Stacey Tietjen are in their third year as organizers.
Family Sponsorships are $100 due by September 10th
Contact Courtney Peduto (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Early Bird Race Registration is open: www.littlesilver5k.com. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
September 16th, 2018
A presentation at
the restored Parker Homestead Horse
Barn by Joseph Grabas, local author and
historian, entitled Slavery in Early
Monmouth County. The presentation at
the Homestead is scheduled for
September 16 at 2 p.m. All are welcome.
September 23, 2018
On September 23, from 10 AM to 2 PM, the Parker Homestead presents the Third Annual Antique and Vintage Car Show. The Homestead expects nearly 100 vehicles from the early 1900s. Participant registration starts at 8:30.
Past Little Silver Events
March 24th, 2018
Little Silver Environmental Day sponsored by the Environmental Commission of Little Silver will be held at the Women's Club of Little Silver on 111 Church St.
Compost Workshop — Workshop is free. The Earth Machine composter cost is heavily
discounted and cost $35 (up to $65 off the retail price) and you MUST preregister for the
composter by 3/11 in one of 2 ways:
1) email Bonnie Akey at email@example.com or
2) Contact Monmouth County Recycling Coordinator at 732-683-8686, ext. 6721
Electronic Waste Collection – “anything with a cord”, including televisions, will be
accepted and properly recycled by Monmouth Wire and Computer Recycling, Inc. Please
call (732) 922-3320 or www.computerreclamation.com for more information.
Monmouth County Residents can always bring their televisions to the Monmouth County
Reclamation Center to be properly recycled. Call 732-683-8686 for info.
Used Clothing Collection – Lunch Break will accept gently used clothing as well as
nonperishable food items for their pantry. www.lunchbreak.org (732) 747-8577
Document Shredding—by SafeGuard Document Destruction providing on site residential
document destruction. The truck will accept paper (staples/paper clips OK), books (hard
and soft cover), NO PLASTIC. Truck has capacity of 12,000 lbs. and will depart when full.
Residents only—no businesses please.
“Green” Demonstrations and Display Tables with information about local environmental
and historical topics provided by Environmental Commission of Little Silver and Parker
Homestead—1665. Free tree seedlings will be available!
Schedule of Events:
10AM – 10:45AM: Compost workshop by Rutgers Master Gardener Tom Matulewicz
11AM – 11:30AM: Rain Garden Workshop by Sickles Market
Questions? Contact Bonnie Akey at firstname.lastname@example.org
This free event is open to the public and hosted by the Environmental Commission of Little
Silver. Please read below, especially if you are interested in purchasing an Earth Machine
as they need to be ordered prior to 3/24. All welcome!
June 23rd, 2018
Little Silver Day -- Little Silver Day will feature an afternoon of live music, children’s events, food and adult beverages, and will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display that will light up the night sky. (Rain date is Sunday, June 24.) The event, which will be held at the borough’s fields behind Borough Hall and between the library and the Markham Place School, will be free to Little Silver residents with nominal fees charged for food and beverages to help support the staging of the event.