Hey Rube! Still got your tube?

Hey Rube! Still got your tube?
September 24, 2023 @ 12:00 pm
Jenkinson's Beach

Due to high surf after the storm we again need to postpone. But we are giving it one more try! Oct 15. Registration begins at 11. Race will be at 2pm. In the event of a third strike of bad weather, the race will be cancelled until next year BUT we will still have the after party at Martell’s! You can pickup your T-Shirts/Sweatshirts, other merch/gear and party into the night in a final goodbye to the summer season!

Two Great Events: Parade & Tube Race


Parade Details

Hey Rube! Still Got Your Tube? Parade

Date: Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Down Ocean Avenue (beginning on Inlet Drive and ending at Jenkinson’s Aquarium parking lot)
12pm (check-in from 10am-11am, line up from 11am-12pm)

Free to enter!

Walkers, Bike Riders, Classic Cars, & Floats wanted!
*Registration only necessary for cars & floats. Walkers & bike riders can show up day of.

Cash prize awarded for best float!
$200 for 1st, $100 for 2nd, and $75 for 3rd

Gift cards available for best costume!
1st, 2nd, & 3rd place


Race Event Details

The entry fee is $40 and includes a race tee shirt. The entry fee with a sweatshirt is $50.  Entrants must be 16 years of age or older. All entrants will receive a Hey Rube! mug.

Registration will be from 11:00am-1:00pm at Martell’s on Race Day.


  • ALL TUBERS ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN IN at Martell’s Tiki Bar on the Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach. At that time race officials will inspect the racers life vest and inner tube and give you a number.
    Official tire tubes can be purchased at Tire Craft of Point Pleasant Beach, 1450 Richmond Ave.
  • The tube race will start at 2:00pm on Saturday, September 30th at Martell’s beach entrance ramp. ALL TUBERS MUST REPORT TO THE RACE SITE APPROXIMATELY ONE-HALF HOUR BEFORE THE START OF THE RACE. At this time race officials will again check equipment and ensure inner tubes are inflated.  Tubers without a race number will be disqualified.
  • The start of the race will be signaled by an announced signal.  Tubers will run from the starting point to the Atlantic Ocean and enter the water normal fashion. Once in the water tubers will assume the tubing position of paddling backwards and attempt to complete the racecourse.
    Tubers who are not paddling backwards throughout the course will be disqualified.
  • The race will end at the beach in front of Martell’s Tiki Bar where there will be an after party.
  • Upon completion of the race, a wood stick will be handed to the tubers as they cross the finish line to determine the winners.

The tuber, in consideration of the privilege of participating in the Atlantic Ocean Innertube race and the paid entry fee, does hereby release the Point Pleasant Beach Chamber of Commerce, The Borough of Point Pleasant Beach and any sponsors of the event of all liability and any claim of damage or injury.