Ocean and Monmouth counties may not seem like a hotbed for celebrity sightings, but we actually have quite a few celebrities that roll through our area each year. No, it's not Los Angeles or New York City. But we're certainly not strangers to vacationing celebrities or celebrities making planned visits. So who visited in 2016? We've got a list of some celebrities that were spotted at the Jersey Shore this year.

Sure , there's always good a few good Bruce Springsteen appearance stories throughout the year. Jon Bon Jovi opened a restaurant in Toms River this October. But they're hometown boys after all.

Did you know that tons of celebrities vacation here during the year? Who can blame them with our gorgeous beaches, right? There were also quite a few planned appearances from celebrities. So who visited?