wildwood nj beach

october 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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10/5  10/5  Morey's Piers Oktoberfest 
Join us for Oktoberfest, that ancient German tradition of merriment, roller coasters, tilt-a-whirls, beer, pretzels and bratwurst! Mariner’s Pier will be open for Oktoberfest from 5:00pm to 11:00pm on Friday, from noon to 11:00pm on Saturday, and from noon to 5:00pm on Sunday. Jumbo’s restaurant will feature a special themed selection of Bavarian pretzels, bratwurst, German potato salad, schnitzel and more. On tap, guests will find a wide selection of beers and tasting flights to be enjoyed at an outdoor “biergarten” located behind Jumbo’s with live entertainment from The Oompah-Delics. Raise a glass and tap a toe as bands play throughout the night Friday and Saturday on the main stage from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. For more info call 609.522.3900 or visit http://www.MoreysPiers.com/oktoberfest. 


 10/5  10/7  Crest Best 10 Miler ~ NEW! 
The Crest Best 10 Miler Inaugural Event! 10 Mile, 5 Mile, 3.1 Mile and Kid's Races. Athletes can complete in all three races over 3 days for runners seeking the ultimate experience. Each distance has a different course and is exclusively located almost entirely in Wildwood Crest. Runners will have views of Sunset Lake, Ocean Drive Causeway, Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, and the Crest Bike Path! 609.849.8908 or register at http://www.DelmoSports.com 


 10/5  10/7  Charismatic Conference 
Wildwoods Convention Center. Camden Diocese Catholic Charismatic Conference. All welcome. Fri: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sat: 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission fee. 609.522.5010 


 10/6  10/6  Pennsauken Surf Fishing Club Tournament 
Annual event on the Wildwoods Beaches. Registration at the Anglesea Firehouse, 2nd and New Jersey Avenues, North Wildwood. Registration begins at 6 a.m. Teams and individuals welcome. Tournament: 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Entrance fee for participants/teams. 609.760.2964 or http://www.asaconline.org 


 10/6  10/6  Seafood & Music Festival 
The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce will host a FREE street fair from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. along Atlantic Avenue between Wildwood and Schellenger Avenues in Wildwood. The festival will feature 2 stages of live music, plus crafters, food vendors, games, a pie eating contest and much more! Live bands TBD. A “Kids Korner” with activities including pumpkin painting, hat making and inflatable bounce houses will take place from noon - 5 p.m. Rain date is scheduled for Sunday. 609.729.4000 or http://www.Wildwoods.com 


 10/6  10/27  Downtown Wildwood Fall Harvest Farmer's Market 
The market is located at Byrne Plaza on Oak & Pacific Avenues, Wildwood from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. featuring fall harvest vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, hand-made items and much more! FREE parking is available. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com 


 10/12  10/13  Fabulous '50s & Beyond 15th Anniversary Celebration 
Friday night features a Nifty '50s Dance Party with The Cameos at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 plus tax per person. A FREE street fair will take place at Fox Park in Wildwood on Saturday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. featuring classic cars, food and craft vendors, a Doo Wop Bus Tour, and live entertainment. Saturday night features a star-studded concert in the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) featured artist to be announced. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at http://www.ticketmaster.com or 800.745.3000, or at the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce (3306 Pacific Avenue). For more information, call 609.729.4000 or http://www.Wildwoods.com 


 10/13  10/13  Wildwoods Boardwalk 5K Pumpkin Run 
Registration at the Wildwoods Convention Center at 8:30 a.m. (Pre-registration highly suggested.) Race starts at 10 a.m. and includes the following events: 5K Halloween Pumpkin Run; Kids Pumpkin 1 Mile Challenge (Pre-K to 5th grade); FIRST Timers 5K Run Challenge; and 1 Mile "Family" Pumpkin Walk. Proceeds benefit the Lunch with Lynch Foundation and the Education Foundation of Cape Trinity Catholic. Event is RAIN or SHINE! $25.00 for adults; $15.00 for 18 and under. All pre-registered participants will be guaranteed a Pumpkin Run T-Shirt! Costumes are preferred - prizes will be awarded for best dressed. For more info or to register, visit http://www.BoardwalkPumpkinRun.com or email ctpumpkin@gmail.com. 


 10/13  10/13  NJBBA's Great Fall Classic Surf Fishing Tournament 
Registration at the Anglesea Fire house, 201 New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood begins at 5 a.m. ASAC sanctioned tournament will run from 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday. Individual tournament (not ASAC sanctioned) starts at 5 a.m. Entry fee $50 per 6 man team and $10 per individual. 856.228.2642 or http://www.njbba.org 


 10/19  10/21  Wildwood RV Show 
An RV show will be held inside the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring the best-selling recreational vehicles from New Jersey’s biggest RV dealers including Dylan's RV Center, Driftwood RV Center, Whitehorse RV Center, Cross Roads Trailers, and Scott Motor Coach RV Center. Many vehicles will be clearance priced and trades are also welcome. Admission is $12 per day. Parking for the event is FREE. FRI & SAT: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. SUN: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, call 856.228.0090 or visit http://www.NJFallRVShow.com. 


 10/20  10/21  Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey 
Start at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse then visit New Jersey's historic lighthouses and select affiliated museums all weekend. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; rain or shine. Visitors will enjoy the opportunity to tour the state and visit participating land-based lighthouses, 2 museums, and 2 life-saving stations over the weekend, as well as help raise funds for continued lighthouse preservation, education and restoration. The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse in North Wildwood is included in the challenge. Entrance fee for participants and vendors. 609.522.4520 


 10/26  10/26  Downtown Wildwood Halloween Movie & Treats 
Enjoy a Halloween movie under the stars on the Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market lot at 3501 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Wildwood! Children 12 and under will receive a free bags of treats beginning at 6 p.m.! Bring your blanket and chairs and be ready for the movie to start as soon as it gets dark. Hot and Cold drinks, popcorn and other snacks will be available for purchase. Come to Downtown Wildwood early for dinner or stop for ice cream afterwards! FREE admission and everyone gets a FREE treat bag! 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com 


 10/27  10/27  Greater Wildwood Elks Halloween Haunted House 
Trick-or-treaters walk through a "haunted house" and receive treats at the Elks Lodge, 109 West 1st Avenue, in North Wildwood from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Free! For more info, call 609.729.2170. 



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