Annual Clam Festival to bring thousands to the Jersey Shore

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The annual Highlands Clam Festival is expected to bring thousands of seafood fans to the Jersey Shore this weekend.

This is the 25th anniversary of the festival, which features local restaurants, musicians and vendors in Highland’s Huddy Park and the surrounding streets.

Organizers say that they expected about 20,000 people to attend the four-day event.

Parking is free, but organizers suggest taking mass transit or even the Sunstreak Ferry to limit the amount of traffic in the area.

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