Lucy’s 136th BIRTHDAY PARTY

From all of the staff, volunteers, and Lucy the Elephant herself, we’d like to send a big elephant-sized ‘THANK YOU’ to everybody to was able to attend Lucy’s 136th Birthday Bash on Saturday, July 22, 2017.  We hope you had an elephantastic time!   A special thank you goes out to Margate Public Works, Casel’s Supermarket, Ventura’s Greenhouse, Fiesta, and Dr. Jack & Jill Stein for helping make this event a success.  Hundreds of our “Lucy the Elephant” collectible Birthday T-Shirt were sold on the day of the event, and the shirt is now available online for a limited time while supplies last.  Click here to purchase your 136th Birthday T-Shirt for only $20.  Thank you all again for supporting our beloved Lucy the Elephant, a National Historic Landmark and the Oldest Roadside Attraction in America!!!

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Lucy the Elephant is celebrating 136 years young on Saturday, July 22nd from 10am – 8pm with a birthday bash that’s bigger than ever, but don’t tell Lucy– it’s a surprise! This year we are introducing a Velcro Wall and the return of a 9-Hole Miniature Golf Course.  Come join us for a day filled with carnival games, activities, food, and much more!

Please note that there will be no on-site parking on this date.  FREE PARKING and SHUTTLE SERVICE for this event is at the Margate Municipal Building (formerly the Union Avenue School Playground) located at 9001 Winchester Avenue in Margate, NJ.  The shuttle will be running all day long and departs every 15 minutes for Lucy the Elephant.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do you participate in the activities for this event?

Outside activities and food will use a ticket-based system similar to a carnival.  Tickets can be purchased outside under the main tent for $1 each or BUY MORE and SAVE MORE — $10 for 11 tickets, or $20 for 25 tickets.

Can I use tickets for everything at Lucy the Elephant?

Tickets can be used for most outside activities and food on the day of Lucy’s Birthday Party; however, there are some exceptions.  Tickets cannot be used toward the purchase of Lucy’s Collectible Birthday T-Shirt or Lucy’s Holiday Raffle.  Admission Tickets for the Guided Tour through Lucy the Elephant can be purchased in the Gift Shop.

Can I park at Lucy the Elephant for this event?

No, there will be no on-site parking for the day of this event.  We have provided a FREE PARKING & SHUTTLE SERVICE at the Margate Municipal Building (formerly the Union Avenue Playground) located at 9001 Winchester Avenue in Margate, NJ for people wishing to attend Lucy’s Birthday Party.  The shuttle will be running all day long and departs every 15 minutes for Lucy the Elephant.

What time is the birthday cake?

We will be singing “Happy Birthday” to Lucy and cutting the birthday cake at 3:00pm.  Enjoy a free piece of cake while supplies last.

For more information, call us at (609) 823-6473.