Gay Circuit Beach Party To Debut on the Jersey Shore

The Ascension Party is returning back to the states for a hot summer beach event this August 4 – 6. The last time it was in the U.S. the event was held on Fire Island Pines in Long Island and more recently in Mykonos, Greece. The party is coming to the Asbury Park beach in New Jersey this time around!

Ascension has made an international name for itself in the circuit community with attendees coming from around the world. This year in Asbury Park the party organizers say there will be 14 Dj’s spinning at 11 different locations between August 4-6, 2017.

The party begins Friday night with the VIP cocktail at 7pm hosted by the one and only DJ Lina, followed by the Ascension Underwear Party with world renowned DJ Eddie Martinez. It continues Saturday with the weekend’s main event, the Ascension Beach Party from 1pm to 8pm with International DJ Dani Toro and DJ Hansel, proceeded by the Saturday Night Celebration starring superstar DJ Paulo. 

The non-stop weekend continues on Sunday with the Ascension Pool Party and DJ Dan Slater.  Then the Grand Finale Closing Party takes place Sunday at 10:30pm. Tickets for Ascension Party 2017 are available now online at

“We are thrilled to bring Ascension back to the states this year,” said Eric von Kuersteiner of Ascension. He launched the Ascension Party back in 2006 in Long Island. “Ascension is going to bring thousands of visitors from all over the tri-state area as well as the world to Asbury [Park]. It will be a wonderful opportunity to showcase the local businesses to thousands of new visitors.”

Host Hotel Information
The Asbury Hotel will serve a the host hotel and is just a short two blocks from the famous beach and Boardwalk. The Saturday Celebration party will take place at the renovated Asbury Lanes, which is adjacent to the hotel. The Asbury, opened last summer after a 50 million dollar renovation. It was voted Best New Hotel in the U.S. in 2016.

Ascension is an LGBT charity event and the organizers say that 100 percent of proceeds raised this year will be donated. Over one million dollars has been donated to over 40 different organizations to date.

Photo Credits: Marco Ovando.

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been there done that. and i wanna do it again in a better way.

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