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.
9/1 9/1 Concerts under the Stars Series
FREE live entertainment at the Lou Booth Amphitheatre, 2nd & Ocean Avenues, North Wildwood featuring Almost Cher (Tribute to Cher) at 8 p.m. Rain or shine. 609.522.7722, 800.882.7787or visit http://www.NorthWildwood.com
9/1 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., from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, rain or shine. The market is located at Byrne Plaza, Oak and Pacific Avenues, Wildwood featuring farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants, homemade baked goods, honey, wine, guacamole, herbs, nuts, organic tea, jams, jellies, jerky, jewelry, soaps, handmade non-food items and more! There will be live music from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., strolling children's entertainment and a live broadcast from 98.7 The Coast every week. FREE parking is available. Be sure to check out all the great shops and restaurants while you’re Downtown! For more information, call 609.523.1602 or visit http://www.DOOWW.com.
9/1 9/1 Ed's Funcade World Championship Skeeball Tournament
Ed's Funcade - 3700 Boardwalk at Lincoln Avenue in Wildwood - featuring a World Championship Skeeball Tournament. Free to enter. $1,000 first place and Ed's "Boardwalk Cup." Qualify from 6 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.; finals at 10 p.m. 609.729.3223 or http://www.EdsFuncade.com
9/1 9/2 Labor Day Weekend Boardwalk Craft Show
The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, rain or shine. All handmade products. Fri: & Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free. 609.522.0378, 609.522.0198 or http://www.BoardwalkCrafts.com
9/1 9/2 Shore Stop Dance Convention
Morey’s Piers is pleased to invite dancers from area studios to perform in our unique and exciting environment. Shore Stop Dance Convention will expose your dancers to the highest level of performance while incorporating technique, team building, discipline, and developing artistic growth. Our Shore Stop Dance Convention weekend offers the dancers and family to enjoy a family fun weekend at the Wildwoods Convention Center and Morey’s Piers! For more information, call 609.846.1077 or visit http://www.ShoreStopDance.com.
9/1 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. Featured artists TBD. Bring a blanket or beach chair. 609.523.0202 or http://www.WildwoodCrest.org
9/2 9/2 Wildwood Block Party & Music Festival
Fox Park (Ocean Avenue between Burk & Montgomery Avenues) in Wildwood from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. A family festival including crafts, games, rides, great food and continuous FREE live entertainment. 609.522.2444 or visit http://www.WildwoodNJ.org
9/2 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
9/6 9/9 Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Rally
Cape Classics Motorcycle Club presents one of the largest motorcycle rallies in the Northeast! Daily motorcycle vendors, food and merchandise vendors, live entertainment and activities surrounding the Wildwoods Convention Center and at Oak and Atlantic Avenues in Wildwood. Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Rubber Duck Boardwalk Ride and more! For more information call 609.729.8870. For a detailed list of all activities, visit http://www.RoarToTheShoreOnline.com.
9/7 9/9 North Wildwood Rec. Dept. Surf Fishing Competition
Annual event. Registration is held at the Gazebo at 3rd & JFK Blvd. in North Wildwood. Participation fee is $15. Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. Prizes will be awarded at noon on Sunday for adult and youth divisions. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
9/9 9/9 Morey's Piers 'Gone to the Dogs'
Let your pooch paddle in the pools of Raging Waters Water Park at Morey's Piers. Registration opens July 1st - this event sells out quickly! Man's best friend can enjoy an evening swim from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. (check in starts at 4:30 p.m.) located at the rear of Morey's Mariner's Pier at Schellenger Ave. Water bowls and free dog treats will be stationed throughout the water park for dogs to recharge as they paddle around the river adventure or play in the fountain pool. A variety of activities are scheduled including a doggy swimsuit competition starting at 6:15 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the Wrecker's Beach Grille. For more information or to purchase tickets (proceeds benefit the NJSPCA), call 609.522.3900 or visit http://www.MoreysPiers.com.
9/11 9/11 North Wildwood September 11th Commemoration
Service will be held at the 15th Street Fire Station, 15th & Central Avenues, in North Wildwood. 15th Anniversary Commemoration of the 9/11 tragedies. Ceremony starts at 8:40 a.m. FREE. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
9/11 9/11 Wildwood Crest 9/11 Memorial Service
Service will be held at Turtle Gut Park, New Jersey and Miami Avenues in Wildwood Crest, adjacent to Sunset Lake, at 5:30 p.m. to honor and remember those who perished in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. 609.522.5176 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.org
9/13 9/15 New Jersey State Firemen's Convention and Parade
Annual Convention of the New Jersey State Firemen and Life Members at the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring meetings, seminars and business sessions. Firetrucks from around the state will be displayed in the Wildwoods Convention Center parking lots and merchandise vendors can be found across the street at Fox Park. The American Red Cross will host a Blood Drive on Friday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. inside the Convention Center - all are welcome. A special fireworks display will take place Friday night at 9 p.m. on the beach at Pine Avenue and a Firemen's Parade will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. along New Jersey Avenue, from Cresse Avenue in Wildwood Crest, proceeding north to 20th Avenue in North Wildwood. 856.433.0386 or http://www.njsfa.com
9/14 9/14 Firemen's Weekend Fireworks on the Beach
Launching from the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood at 9 p.m. but visible from almost anywhere on the Wildwoods Boardwalk! This special fireworks display will light up the sky one more time for the season, while the NJ State Firemen's Convention is here! It will be accompanied by music on the boardwalk sound system. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com
9/14 9/15 Wildwood Crest Firefighters' Weekend Craft Show
Dozens of craft vendors lined along Sunrise Park at Rambler Road and Ocean Avenue in Wildwood Crest. Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. FREE admission. Handicapped/wheelchair accessible. 609.523.0202 or http://www.WildwoodCrest.org
9/14 9/15 'Boots at the Beach' Country Music Festival
Festival will be held in the North Wildwood Entertainment District, along Olde New Jersey Avenue, featuring country music, vendors, crafts and food on Friday from noon until 10 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Admission to the festival is FREE! Friday night's "Bar Hoodang" will feature country bands and DJ’s in all bars within the North Wildwood Entertainment District. On Saturday, Olde New Jersey Avenue comes alive with the sights and sounds of a country fair with vendors lining the street selling clothing, wares and all things country! Refreshments, food and live country music on an outdoor stage will take place all day long and into the night. For more details call 609.770.8839 or visit http://www.BootsAtTheBeach.com.
9/14 9/16 Morey's Piers Fall 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
9/15 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
9/18 9/18 Annual NJ Run for the Fallen
Annual run throughout NJ to honor and remember New Jersey military members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. A stop will be made in the Wildwoods. 609.846.6121
9/20 9/22 Wildwood NJ Boardwalk Classic Car Auction
Wildwood Motor Events is proud to announce the Wildwood NJ Boardwalk Classic Car Auction is back! New and improved! Join us as we auction off hundreds of classic cars inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. A weekend full of excitement for all classic car enthusiasts! For more information, call 609.522.3644 or visit http://www.WildwoodMotoreventsNJ.com.
9/20 9/23 Irish Fall Festival
Olde New Jersey Avenue and surrounding pubs, North Wildwood.The largest Irish Festival on the East Coast celebrating Irish heritage with dancing, music, food and craft vendors – 8 AM to 8 PM daily.Bus service available throughout the event dates.Other festivities include a golf tournament, Irish dance lessons, 5K run and 1 mile walk, pipe exhibition, food court stage and beer garden, Catholic Mass. The events conclude with a parade on Surf Avenue from 20th to Spruce and Olde New Jersey Avenues, North Wildwood. 1-800-IRISH91, 609-729-0075 or http://www.CMCAOH.com for a detailed schedule of events.
9/21 9/21 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.
9/21 9/23 Boardwalk Classic Car Show
The Fall Boardwalk Classic Car Show takes place every September on the world-famous Wildwoods Boardwalk. Cars can be of any make or model as long as it is 25 years old or older. The vehicles will line the boardwalk on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Participants will enjoy exclusive events throughout the weekend including a kick-off dinner party and discounts/specials provided by local restaurants and businesses. For more information call 609.522.3644 or visit http://www.WildwoodMotorEventsNJ.com.
9/22 9/22 Wildwood Crest Seafarers' Celebration
Massive bayfront street festival at Sunset Lake from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., followed by live music at 7:30 p.m. and a fireworks show at 9 p.m. at Centennial Park. Daytime festival includes live music, craft vendors, food, family entertainment, and children's activities including a performance by the Vahalla Pirates, magic shows, a live turtle exhibition, interactive games, roving street performers, pie-eating contests, bounce houses, face painting and more. FREE admission. Handicapped accessible. 609.523.0202 or http://www.WildwoodCrest.org
9/28 9/30 'Ignite' Youth Conference
Regardless of denomination, culture, or locale, thousands of young people from across the region will join for one weekend at the Wildwoods Convention Center to create a space where God illuminates and inspires hearts and minds. Starts at 8 a.m. daily. Be a culture-shaper, a world-changer, and a history-maker by joining this movement born out of a desire to find faith in God and a place in the world to live it out. Find out more at http://www.IgniteNJ.org.
9/28 9/28 Monster Mash
Join us on Friday evening from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Crest Pier, Wildwood Crest at Heather Road. Meet the famous truck drivers and have your photograph taken with the monster trucks! Facepainter, DJ, bounce houses and experience the thrill of a real Monster Truck ride! FREE event to attend, nominal fees apply to certain activities)
9/28 9/28 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 Saturdays, and from noon to 5:00pm on Sundays. 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.
9/28 9/29 Olde Time Italian Festival
Celebrate Italian culture and heritage at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues in Wildwood on Friday from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m.and on Saturday from noon until 11 p.m. Come experience an 'Olde World' family festival including a Procession of the Saints, delicious Italian food favorites, merchandise vendors, games, and continuous FREE live entertainment TBA. A spaghetti eating contest will take place as well. Admission to the festival is FREE! For more info call 609.729.7499 or visit http://www.SonsOfItalyWildwood.org.
9/28 9/30 Mid-Atlantic Police & Fire Survivors Weekend
The Mid-Atlantic Police & Fire Survivor weekend is pleased to join with the Cape May County Police and Fire Emerald Society to welcome the survivor groups of the Mid-Altantic region to North Wildwood in support of the survivors of those police and fire personnel who have lost their lives in the service of others. Events are held at 2nd & Surf Avenues and at Lou Booth Amphitheater in North Wildwood. Festivities include a ceremonial wreath arrival, family night dinner party, pool side cookout, motorcycle thrill show by the Philadelphia Police Dept. Motorcycle Drill Team, public safety expo, candlelight vigil, morning prayer service, and more. Held rain or shine. For more information, call 609.522.2030 x1503 or visit http://www.MidAtlanticSurvivors.org for a detailed schedule of events.
9/28 9/30 Wildwood NJ Monster Truck Beach Races
A weekend of intense thrills as massive monster trucks race and fly around the Wildwood Beach from between Mariner's Landing and Adventure Pier. Saturday features two shows: one at 1 p.m. and one at 7 p.m. including intermission entertainment. Sunday's afternoon show is the last show of the weekend and also the deciding race, after which the "2018 Beast of the Beach" title will be claimed! For ticket info call 609.522.3644 or visit http://wildwoodmotorevents
9/29 9/29 Ed's Funcade Boardwalk Treasure Hunt
On the Boardwalk between 22nd and 23rd Avenues, North Wildwood. Treasure hunt for kids under age 12 in the hay! Noon - 2 p.m. FREE. 609.729.3223 or http://www.EdsFuncade.com
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