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Thanks to the ongoing support of the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Garden State Philharmonic sponsors “Concert Ride”, a round-trip transportation service from select adult communities to/from the MasterWorks Series concerts in time for Musically Speaking, a pre-concert humanities program led by the Conductor.

The cost for Concert Ride is only $5 per concert for Series Subscribers or $10 per concert for single ticket buyers. The fee covers roundtrip fare.

  • All passengers must be Concert and Concert Ride ticket holders.
  • Reservations are required at least 1 week before each concert.
  • No refunds for patrons who miss scheduled pick-up times.
  • All rides subject to availability and bus size.
  • The more Concert Ride participants, the shorter the ride for everyone.
  • Additional pick-up locations available upon request.*
    5 passenger minimum.

Concert Ride frequently serves the following communities*:

    • Greenbriar (Brick), Cedar Glen West and Leisure Village West (Manchester);
  • Greenbriar Woodlands and Original Leisure Village (Lakewood);
  • Holiday City – Silverton (Toms River)

Call 732-255-0460 or e-mail for reservations and details. Repeat passengers can purchase their Concert Ride tickets online at the same time they reserve their concert tickets.