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.
3/3 3/4 Varsity Spirit Cheerleading Championships
Wildwoods Convention Center. 9 a.m. National Cheerleading and Dance Championship featuring recreation, high school and all-star divisions. Performances will be choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. For more info, call 800.462.8294 ext. 137 or visit http://ac.varsity.com.
3/10 3/10 Spirit Brands National Rec & School Cheerleading Championships
Wildwoods Convention Center. Annual Mid-Atlantic National Cheerleading and Dance Championship featuring recreation, high school and all-star divisions. Performances will be choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. An admission fee will be charged at the door the day of the event. Competitions will be held 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. (times are subject to change.) 866.52.CHEER or http://www.SpiritBrands.org
3/17 3/17 St. Patrick's Day Celebration & Parade
A ceremony will begin on the front steps of North Wildwood City Hall, 10th & Atlantic Avenue, in North Wildwood beginning at 11:30 a.m. A festive parade will begin at noon and proceeds north on Atlantic Avenue to Olde NJ Avenue. Participants include VFW Color Guard, Vietnam Veterans of America, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Irish Pipe Brigade, Emerald Society, Miss North Wildwood, Queen Oceania, Anglesea Irish Society, Sheriff Mounted Patrol, local school bands, and much more! FREE to attend. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
3/18 3/18 Spring Bridal Fair
South Jersey's largest FREE bridal event featuring everything you need to plan the perfect wedding from noon until 4 p.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Wedding venues, wedding planners, photographers, videographers, caterers, bakeries, florists, salons and spas, wedding announcements, limo and trolley companies, DJ's and musical entertainment and more! Fun contests, free door prizes and a Honeymoon Giveaway for a 4-Day/3-Night romantic getaway at a beautiful Caribbean Resort. Free gift to all registered brides! For more information call 609.465.7181 or visit http://www.CapeMayCountyChamber.com/bridalfair.
3/18 3/18 Girl Scouts 'Passport Around the World'
Wildwoods Convention Center. Girl Scouts will present displays for countries around the world. Travel from table to table and experience activities from different countries such as crafts, games, songs, traditions, foods, beverages, tours or displays. 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Ticket prices: Hosting $3/girl; Tourist $7/girl; All Adults $1. 856.795.1560 or http://www.gscsnj.org
3/24 3/25 Wild Chocolate and Wine Fest
Foodies unite on Byrne Plaza from Noon - 5 p.m. daily for Chocolate, wine and craft goods.Wine tasting,confections and hot chocolate. Live entertainment. 609.318.4504 or Wildchocolateandwine.com
3/24 3/25 Special Olympics NJ Spring Basketball Finals
Held at the Wildwoods Convention Center and other locations throughout the Wildwoods, including the Crest Pier Recreation Center, Wildwood High School, Wildwood Catholic High School, North Wildwood Community Center, and the Byrne Community Center. A multi-day event in which over 1,000 Special Olympics athletes from the Garden State will compete in basketball competitions. FREE admission! Sat: 10 a.m - 6 p.m. Sun: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 609.896.8000 or http://www.sonj.org
3/27 3/37 Garden Brothers Circus
Held inside the Wildwoods Convention Center, the Garden Brothers Circus has been a family tradition for over 100 years! Come see racing camels, amazing elephants, crazy comedy with circus clowns, motorcycle daredevils, Chinese acrobats, the Human Slingshot, daring aerialists, cirque artists and so much more. Show times are 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. (shows are 1.5 hours long.) For more info or to purchase tickets, call 888.620.8936 or visit www.gardenbroscircus.com.
3/29 3/31 'War at the Jersey Shore' National Youth Wrestling Championships
Wildwoods Convention Center. The Atlantic Coast Wrestling Association will host this annual event featuring National Folkstyle Wrestling Championships with more than 2,000 wrestlers representing over 20 states. The 'War' features a youth tournament with over 50 weight classes spread across 5 age divisions, and a High School Division with 16 weight classes. A girls division, K-12, will also be featured. Weigh-ins take place Thursday night from 5-9 p.m. Competitions take place 8 a.m.-10 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students 6 and older, and under 6 are free. http://www.AtlanticCoastWrestling.com
3/30 3/30 Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Family Fun Night & Bonfire
The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce will once again host a Family Fun Night & Bonfire fundraiser on the Wildwood Beach (at Rio Grande Avenue.) Rain/wind date is Saturday. Event will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. -be sure to bring a blanket or beach chair. Entrance will be at the south side of the Wildwoods Convention Center on Rio Grande Avenue. The event will feature music, a family game garden (including Cornhole, Ladder Ball, Checkers, Jenga & Connect Four) and a giant bonfire. S'mores pits and food & snack stations will be available for an additional fee. Admission to the event is $10 per person (13 years and older) and $5 for kids 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased in advance at 609.729.4000 or online, or at the entrance of event (cash only.) All proceeds benefit the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Mission Statement in support of the betterment of the Wildwoods.
3/31 3/31 Greater Wildwood Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt
On the beach at Lincoln Avenue, Wildwood. Noon. Children ages 1-12 are invited to dig for eggs buried in the sand. Each egg contains a toy and a golden egg is worth a bigger prize. Rain date 3/27/2016. 609.729.5501.
3/31 3/31 Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt
On the beach at 19th Avenue, North Wildwood. Noon. Children 11 and under can pick up eggs and collect prizes. Free. 609.729.2170.
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