wildwood nj beach

June 2018

There is always something going on in the Wildwoods. There are events for everyone in the family such as the Boardwalk Classic Show, Monster Trucks, Motor cross racing and the Powerboat racing. The International Kite festival, Fabulous 50's Weekend, the Craft Shows and who can forget the Irish Festival. During the vacation season there is a fireworks display on the beach every Friday night. Check the Event listings below to find when your favorite events are scheduled.

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 6/1  6/1  Morey's Piers Annual Education Extravaganza 
Mariners Pier, Schellenger Ave, Wildwood. Learning becomes a 'day at the beach' when students in grades three through twelve enjoy a day of hands-on learning and interactive participation utilizing the beach and Morey's Piers amusements. 609.522.3900 ext 1195 or http://www.MoreysPiers.com  


 6/1  6/3  NJ State Elks Convention 
Annual convention of the New Jersey Elks at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Parade will step off on Saturday at noon at 25th & Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood. 609.585.3215 or http://www.njelks.org  


 6/1  6/3  Morey's Piers Spring Beach Jam 
The ultimate camping experience! Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts from around the country camp on the beach in Wildwood between Schellenger Avenue and Spencer Avenue. Entrance fee for participants. 609.522.3900 x1195 or http://www.MoreysPiers.com 


 6/2  6/2  JDRF Wildwood Walk to Cure Diabetes 
Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m.; the 3 mile walk begins at 10:30 a.m. on the Wildwoods Boardwalk at Morey’s Adventure Pier, 3720 Boardwalk, rain or shine. The JDRF Wildwood Walk to Cure Diabetes draws people together for a worthy goal: raising money to improve the lives of every person affected by Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating and preventing T1D. The JDRF South Jersey Chapter provides services to Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties. 856.429.1101 or register today at http://www.walk.jdrf.org 


 6/2  9/1  Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market 
The Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market will take place every Saturday from 8 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., during the summer months, rain or shine. The market is located at 3501 Pacific Avenue (on the corner of Schellenger & Pacific Avenues) featuring fresh produce, baked goods, specialty foods, prepared foods, local wine, craft beer, and more! For more info, call 609.523.1602 or visit http://www.DoWildwood.com. 


 6/5  6/8  American Legion Convention and Parade 
Wildwoods Convention Center. Yearly convention of the New Jersey State American Legion. Parade takes place Saturday at 2 p.m. at 18th & Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood. 609.695.5418 or http://www.njamericanlegion.org  


 6/8  6/10  International Supreme Council of DeMolay NJ State Convention 
Wildwoods Convention Center. Masonic Lodge Youth Group convention, banquet and installation for members only. 800.DEMOLAY or http://www.Demolay.org.  


 6/8  6/9  New Year's in North Wildwood Mummers Brigade & String Band Show 
Both the top Mummers Brigades AND top Mummers String Bands from the New Year's Day Parade in Philadelphia will entertain crowds in the pub district of North Wildwood. The excitement kicks off Friday night at 6 p.m. with the Fancy Brigade Pub Crawl through local drinking establishments in the North Wildwood Entertainment District. A colorful Mummers parade will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday along Olde New Jersey Avenue where you can get up-close views of the beautiful costumes and intricate dance steps. (Fancy Brigades begin at 3 p.m. and the String Band Grand Finale begins at 4:30 p.m.) Rain date is Sunday. Admission is FREE, so come join in the fun and learn the famous Mummers Strut! 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com 


 6/9  6/9  Wildwood Beer Fest 
The Wildwood Beer Fest is a beer tasting event to celebrate the art of locally brewed craft beer. Located in Fox Park, on Ocean Avenue between E. Burk and E. Montgomery Avenues – this festival will be equally exciting for the brew aficionado and novice alike. A ticket into this event grants you access to 100+ brews, a commemorative tasting cup, live tunes, delicious food and craft vendors. Beer sampling is unlimited with your ticket, food and merchandise is available for purchase. We do ask that you drink responsibly – know your limits. Entrance will only be permitted to ticket holders 21 years old with a valid ID, no exceptions will be allowed. The festival will be broken up into three separate sessions. A ticket allows entrance into a specific timed session – festivalgoers are only permitted to attend one session. Fri: 6 - 10 p.m.; two sessions will be held on Saturday from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. and again from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. All brews and vendors will be the same throughout all sessions; however, bands and special Brew and Chew exhibits will change per session. Designated Driver tickets will be available for purchase at the gate for $5 with a valid ID. Tickets per session are $40 in advance or $45 at the gate. 609.729.8870 or http://www.WildwoodBeerFest.com 


 6/9  6/9  Wildwood Beach Patrol Lifeguard Tryouts 
Wildwood beach patrol is hiring strong swimmers, runners and rowers to be trained as ocean lifeguards for the summer season. 609.522.8258 or http://www.wildwoodnj.org 


 6/8  6/10  'Race of Gentlemen' Vintage Car & Motorcycle Beach Drag Races 
Spectators and racers alike will experience a simpler time of when guys were gentlemen and cars were king! Over 100 vintage auto (pre-1934) and motorcycles (pre-1947) ~ including Indian, Harley Davidson, Excelcior, Ford, Dodge Brothers and more ~ will compete in an exhibition style beach race at the water's edge between Schellenger and Spicer Avenues in Wildwood. Friday will feature “The Night of the Troglodytes,” a rollicking chopper party set around the area where the weekend’s race vehicles are on display for the delight of the crowd. Saturday gates open at 8 a.m. and will feature vintage auto and motorcycle races from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. with live rock 'n roll all day. Beach entry is at 8:30 a.m. for spectators. A bonfire and beach party will take place on Saturday night from 8 p.m. until midnight, with live rock 'n roll. More beach racing will take place on Sunday with gates opening at 8 a.m., races from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. followed by an award ceremony, beach party and more rock 'n roll music. Beach entry is at 8:30 a.m. for spectators. No coolers will be permitted on the beach; beverages will be available for sale for your convenience. {Please note that race times may vary depending on ocean tide.} Full weekend passes are only available for purchase online: $53.99 for adults; $32.99 for children under 12. Single day tickets will be available for purchase at the door: Adult day passes are $30, children under 12 are $20 and children under 2 are free. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.TheRaceOfGentlemen.com. 


 6/10  6/10  Slammedenuff NJ Car Show 
Show will feature over 250 customized road legal air suspension cars from the mid-1990's to brand new at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Meet new people that share the same interest as you in upgrading your ride in the way that expresses yourself! Admission fee will be charged at the door. For more information, visit http://www.slammedenuff.com. 


 6/11  6/16  Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary Convention 
Wildwoods Convention Center. Annual convention for VFW and Ladies Auxiliary. Sat: 1:30 p.m. - Parade on Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood. 609.393.1929 or http://www.njvfw.com  


 6/15  6/18  New Jersey Jeep Invasion 
Over 1,000 Jeeps of all makes and models will invade the Wildwoods Beach south of the Wildwoods Convention Center. For more information visit http://www.NJJeepInvasion.com 


 6/15  6/17  Morey's Piers Boardwalk Bunk Down 
Set up camp on Surfside Pier, then enjoy the rides on Mariner’s Pier all day Saturday. When you’ve had your fill of amusements, head back to Surfside Pier, grab your beach chair or blanket and settle in for a movie, with complimentary popcorn, under the Great White Roller Coaster. Rain or shine. For more info or to register, call 609.522.3900 x1195 or visit http://www.MoreysPiers.com. 


 6/16  6/16  Morey's Piers Beach Bop 
A special day designed for our youngest scouts at Morey's Piers. Beach Bop follows the same unique model as Beach Jam with an added 'splash' of waterpark fun. 609.522.3900 or http://www.MoreysPiers.com 


 6/16  6/16  'Cabs at the Beach' Drum & Bugle Corps Competition 
Event is held in Maxwell Field, located at Youngs and Park Blvd., Wildwood. The Drum Corps competition will feature the Hawthorne Caballeros Drum and Bugle Corps as well as other teams from NJ, PA & CT. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; show starts at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $18 per person and can be purchased online or at the gate. 973.709.0500 x1501 or http://www.HawthorneCaballeros.org 


 6/16  6/17  Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Maritime Festival 
The event will take place on the grounds of the historic Hereford Inlet Lighthouse and along Central Avenue fronting the lighthouse in North Wildwood. The outdoor festival is a celebration of New Jersey's rich maritime history. Historians and authors will join dozens of artists and crafters for a weekend long feast for the eyes and mind! Also featuring great food and music as well as history, music and activities for the kids. Pirates will wander the grounds and tours of the historic 19th century lighthouse and award-winning gardens will be offered too. Festival admission is FREE. Lighthouse tours are $5 for adults, $1 for children. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; light rain or shine. Help us celebrate the sea in Anglesea! For additional information call 609.522.4520 or visit http://www.HerefordLighthouseFestivals.org. 


 6/17  6/17  Morey's Piers Father's Day Celebration 
Celebrate Father's Day with the entire family. While there's always fun for everyone at Morey's Piers, Dad gets some extra TLC on the piers this day, with FREE admission to rides! Surfside Pier at 25th Avenue & Mariner's Landing Pier at Schellenger Avenue. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 609.522.3900 or http://www.MoreysPiers.com 


 6/17  9/3  Yoga on the Beach 
Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday during the summer, bring a beach towel and join us on the Wildwood beach behind the Wildwoods Convention Center at Burk Avenue (look for the yellow and black yoga flag) for yoga classes at 9 a.m. $5 per class. 609.636.7184 or charlalewis@live.com 


 6/18  6/21  National Marbles Tournament 
Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue and the beach, Wildwood. The official national 91st anniversary competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8-14 that have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States. More than 1,200 games of marbles will be played throughout the tournament! The "King" & "Queen" of marbles will be crowned on the last day. 8 a.m. - noon daily. Free to spectators. 304.337.2764 or http://www.nationalmarblestournament.org 


 6/19  6/19  Borough of Wildwood Crest Health & Wellness Expo 
Join us for the first-ever Wildwood Crest Health and Wellness Expo at the Crest Pier Recreation Center, 5800 Ocean Avenue. The event takes place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and will include health screenings, fitness demonstrations, appearances by health professionals, a variety of vendors and more. Admission is FREE. 609.523.0202 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com 


 6/19  8/30  Doo Wop Back to the '50s Neon Night Tours 
Tour leaves from the front of the Doo Wop Experience Museum, 4500 Ocean Avenue, Wildwood. 8 p.m. Riders can re-live the exciting 1950's and 1960's in the Wildwoods-By-The-Sea. See the best of the Wildwoods' Doo Wop style landmarks while a knowledgeable guide in Fifties attire recounts the popular culture of the era. Admission fee $13 adults, $7 children 12 and under. Call 609.523.1958 to reserve your tickets. or http://www.doowopusa.org 


 6/22  6/23  New Jersey Truck Invasion 
On the beach at Rio Grande Avenue and boardwalk display Friday and Saturday. A truck event like no other! 4 x 4's on the beach and 2 wheel drive trucks on the boardwalk on display both days. Industry vendors on site showing off the latest truck accessories for your ride! Show and shine competition and beach obstacle course for 4 x 4's. 


 6/22  6/24  Cape Express Beach Blast Soccer 
Friday night registration in the Wildwoods Convention Center. Saturday & Sunday: Games are played on the Wildwoods Beaches, between Spencer and Poplar Avenues. Over 1,000 teams will compete on the sand in the largest sand soccer tournament in the world! Entrance fee for participants. Free to spectators. 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. daily. For more information, visit http://www.CapeExpress.com. For tournament inquiries email beachblastsoccer@comcast.net. 


 6/22  6/24  North Wildwood Italian-American Festival 
Celebration of Italian-American heritage, food and music held in beautiful North Wildwood along Olde New Jersey Avenue. Authentic Italian-American foods, vendors, dancing, children's games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, olive tree signings, raffles and FREE live entertainment will take place all weekend long. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus #2572, North Wildwood. Fri: 4-11 p.m. Sat: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. For more info call 609.408.5793 or visit http://www.NorthWildwood.com or www.kofc2572.org 


 6/22  8/31  Friday Night Fireworks on the Beach 
Summer fireworks extravaganza on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, every Friday night! Visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods! 10 p.m. Free. Rain date is Sunday night at 10 p.m. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DoWildwood.com 


 6/24  8/26  Fox Park Amphitheater Concert 
Fox Park, Burk & Ocean Avenues in Wildwood. 7:30 p.m. FREE. Bring a blanket or a beach chair. Featured artist TBD. 609.522.2444 or http://www.WildwoodNJ.org 


 6/24  6/28  Youth For Christ Heatwave 
Wildwoods Convention Center and the Wildwoods beaches. 8 am - 10 pm daily. Youth conference for hundreds of high school students from all over the northeast. 717.646.9900 or gary@masondixonyfc.org 


 6/25  8/22  Wildwood Talent Showcase 
Schellenger Beach Stage at Schellenger Avenue and the Boardwalk in Wildwood. 7 p.m. nightly. Dancers ages 6 - 18 will perform. FREE. 413.454.4523 


 6/25  8/27  Cape Atlantic Irish Pipe Brigade Parade 
Authentic Irish Pipe and Drum Brigade parade on the Wildwoods Boardwalk. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. FREE. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DoWildwood.com 


 6/25  8/31  Downtown Wildwood Fitness in the Plaza~ NEW! 
Fitness classes will be held at Byrne Plaza in Wildwood (on Pacific Avenue, between Oak & Cedar) at 8 a.m. Call 609.523.1602 for more info or check current schedule at http://www.DOOWW.com. FREE parking! 


 6/26  8/21  Downtown Wildwood FREE Movie Night 
FREE family movies will be shown every Tuesday night at dusk at the Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market Lot, 3501 Pacific Avenue (on the corner of Schellenger and Pacific Avenues.) Bring a blanket or beach chair. FREE parking is available behind the movie lot - enter on Schellenger or Oak Avenue. Come visit early and have dinner in one of our many downtown restaurants before the show! 


 6/26  8/28  Boardwalk Parades 
Entertainment varies between Main Stage Harmony or Drum and Bugle performers on the Wildwoods Boardwalk. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. FREE. 609.523.1602 or dowildwood.com 


 6/27  8/29  Duffy String Band Performance 
Duffy String Band performs on the Wildwoods Boardwalk from 16th Avenue to the Wildwoods Convention Center. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DoWildwood.com 


 6/27  9/15  Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series 
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest. 7:30 p.m. FREE live music for the entire family at Centennial Park. Featured artists TBD. All ages show. Bring a blanket or beach chair. 609.523.0202 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com 


 6/28  8/30  String Band Performances 
String bands perform from 16th Street in North Wildwood to the Wildwoods Convention Center on the Wildwoods Boardwalk. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DoWildwood.com 


 6/29  8/31  Live Music at the Flow House 
Relax and enjoy live music at the Flow House, Wildwood. Enjoy great food, drinks and an amazing atmosphere on this special "beach" in Wildwood. Featuring Greg Davis on Thursday nights. Other artists TBD. 


 6/29  7/1  Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show 
Wildwoods Convention Center. Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. Over 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane figures, non-sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Beanie Babies, videos, wax boxes, supplies, autographed memorabilia, sets, posters, coins, t-shirts, legos, dolls & much more! Autograph guests include Former Baseball Manager Dallas Green, Baseball Star Jim Coates, Wrestling Superstar King Kong Bundy, former Negro League Baseball Star Bob Scott, and Bob McGrath from Sesame Street. Sing-a-longs with Bob McGrath will be FREE to all kids of all ages! Fri: 3-9 p.m., Sat: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE admission! For more information call 732.422.9365 or visit http://www.RKSportsPromotions.com for a detailed schedule of events. 

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