Wildwoods Calendar of Events What's going on in Wildwood, North Wildwood, and Wildwood Crest

Last updated: April 16, 2017

Friday
09/22

Irish Fall Festival Friday at the FREE live entertainment stage on Olde New Jersey Avenue

FREE Live Entertainment Stage located at Chestnut & Olde New Jersey Avenues in North Wildwood. Featured performers TBA. Noon to 8:30 p.m. 609.729.0075, 800.IRISH.91, or http://www.CMCAOH.com
Friday
09/22

Irish Fall Festival-Friday Food Court Music Stage and Beer Garden

Traditional music stage, beer garden and food court at Spruce & Olde NJ Aves, North Wildwood. Noon - 8:30 p.m. 609.729.0075, 800.IRISH.91, or http://www.CMCAOH.com Bus Service 2nd and Olde New Jersey Ave along Surf Ave to 26th Ave, Additional service through Wildwood and Wildwood Crest ALL WEEKEND LONG! 609.884.5230.
Saturday
09/23 to 09/24

Morey's Piers Boardwalk Bunk Down

Set up camp on Surfside Pier, then enjoy the rides on Mariners Pier all day Saturday. When youve 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.
Saturday
09/23

Wildwood Crest Seafarers' Celebration

Massive bayfront street festival at Sunset Lake, followed by live music and fireworks at Centennial Park. Festival includes live music, craft vendors, food, family entertainment, children's activities and much more. FREE admission. Handicapped accessible. 609.523.0202 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com
Saturday
09/23

September Splash Open Water Challenge

Wildwood Crest Dolphin Swim Team hosts the Annual September Splash at Sunset Lake in Wildwood Crest at St. Paul Avenue and Bayview Drive. The Splash consists of three swim courses and a stand up paddleboard race, where swimmers of all ages from all over the area sign up to compete. 2 mile swim: 8:45 a.m. | 1/4 mile swim: 10:30 a.m. | 1 mile swim: 11 a.m. | SUP race: 11:45 a.m. Rain or shine. Awards will be presented to winners. 609.736.0707 or http://www.WWCSwim.org/SeptSplash.html
Saturday
09/23

Irish Fall Festival Concert

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Wildwood Catholic High School, 1500 Central Avenue, in North Wildwood at 7 p.m. Concert features Cathy Maguire's 'Ireland in Song' and Haley Richardson, an award-winning fiddler. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. For ticket information contact Wildwood Catholic High School at 609.522.7257.
Friday
09/29 to 10/01

'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.
Friday
09/29 to 10/01

'Monsters on the Beach' Monster Truck Beach Races

Enjoy a weekend of intense thrills as massive monster trucks race and fly around the Wildwood Beach from Lincoln to Spencer Avenues. Friday night features qualifying races beginning at 7 p.m. {not a full show.} Saturday features two races at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday features title races and tough truck races starting at 1 p.m. Gates open one hour before each start time. Food and merchandise vendors as well as monster truck rides on the beach will also be available. The fun and exciting truck lineup will feature Big Foot, Avenger, Brutus, Heavy Hitter, Basher, Saigon Shaker, Jester and Megasaurus! {Monster truck lineup is subject to change.} For ticket info call 609.522.3644 or visit http://wildwoodmotorevents.ticketleap.com/monsters-on-the-beach-ww-nj/.
Friday
09/29 to 09/30

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. A grape stomping contest and 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.
Friday
09/29 to 10/01

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.
Saturday
09/30

'Wild Thang' Chrysler Car Show

All Chrysler Car Show! Cars will be displayed along the Wildwoods boardwalk on Saturday from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. beginning at Schellenger Avenue and heading north. All Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Plymouth makes and models will be featured. FREE for spectators! 860.303.2952 or http://www.ChryslerOwnersGroup.com
Saturday
09/30

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
Sunday
10/01 to 10/26

Halloween House Decorating Contest

Halloween house decorating competition for North Wildwood and West Wildwood residents only. Prizes will be awarded to Most Creative, Judge's Pick, and Best Overall. Registration forms are available at the North Wildwood Recreation Center. Houses will be judged on the Thursday before Halloween from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Winners will be contacted by phone. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
Friday
10/06 to 10/08

Charismatic Conference

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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
Saturday
10/07

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
Saturday
10/07

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! A Kids Korner with activities including pumpkin painting, crab hat making and inflatable bounce houses will take place from noon - 5 p.m. 609.729.4000 or http://www.Wildwoods.com
Sunday
10/08 to 10/13

Wildwoods Restaurant Week - New week added!

Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and gratuity.) For more information call 609.707.7295 or visit http://www.ChewWildwood.com for a list of participating restaurants.
Sunday
10/08

Rodeo on the Beach~New!

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This family-fun rodeo includes a Professional Bull Riding Show, a Beer Garden, fun games, great food, vendors and live music! Spectator fee is $30 for adults, $15 for children with all kids under 10 admitted FREE of charge. For more information, call 609-287-3044.
Thursday
10/12 to 10/15

OverSand Expo ~ NEW!

OverSand Expo is a brand new event focused on everything you can do on the sand and outdoors! Its kayaking, surfing, fat tire biking, surf fishing, camping and much more. This is the perfect event for anyone who enjoys the outdoors. We are offering three days and two nights of beach camping on the beautiful Wildwoods' beaches. Lots of vendors will be showcasing their products and services, and there will be opportunities to learn about different activities and see demos of new gear. For more info call 609.522.3644 or visit http://www.WildwoodMotorEvents.com.
Friday
10/13 to 10/14

Fabulous '50s & Beyond Celebration

Friday night features a Nifty '50s Dance Party 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.) featuring Frankie Avalon, The Duprees, Danny & The Juniors, and The Ladies of Shake, Rattle 'n Roll. Tickets are $54.00 per person for stadium seating (including tax & facility fee) and $71.50 per person (including tax & facility fee) for floor seating, and 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.
Saturday
10/14

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
Friday
10/20 to 10/22

Wildwood RV Show

An RV show will be held inside the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring the best-selling recreational vehicles from New Jerseys 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 $10 per day and parking 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.
Saturday
10/21 to 10/22

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, http://www.HerefordLighthouse.org or www.LighthouseChallengeNJ.org.
Saturday
10/21

Wildwoods Boardwalk 5K Pumpkin Run

The Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run is a ghoulishly fun and exciting family event for all ages Halloween Weekend. This festive boardwalk event offers a 5K run along with a 1 mile family walk, starting at 10 a.m. - rain or shine. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite Halloween costumes to vie for the prizes in the best dressed categories of Family, Youth, Infant, and Best All Around. All proceeds benefit the Elementary Schools of the Wildwoods. All participants will receive a Pumpkin Run T-shirt. $10 registration fee for adults and children. http://www.BoardwalkPumpkinRun.com or 609.849.8887
Saturday
10/21

Wildwood Fall Food Truck Festival

The Wildwood Food Truck Festival is back! 11 AM - 6 PM at Wildwoods Fox Park. The festival will feature 20 food trucks of all different cuisines. As always, there will be no duplicate cuisines to keep the festival unique. This year, a newly added kids area will be present, featuring a bounce house, face painting, a balloon twister, and multiple games. Also, come check out the new vendor row, featuring retailers and crafters all day long. Entry to the festival is free. http://www.wildwoodfoodtrucks.com
Friday
10/27

Downtown Wildwood Halloween Movie & Treats ~ NEW!

Enjoy a Halloween movie and treats under the stars begining at 5:30 p.m. at Byrne Plaza in Wildwood (on Pacific Avenue, between Oak & Cedar.) FREE admission and FREE parking! 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com
Saturday
10/28

Greater Wildwood Elks Halloween Haunted House

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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.
Sunday
10/29

Wildwood Crest Trunk-or-Treat for Halloween

The Wildwood Crest Recreation Department will host the annual Halloween Trunk-or-Treat family event at 6 p.m. The event consists of parents/adults bringing their Halloween-decorated vehicles to the Wildwood Crest Pier parking lot at Heather Road and Ocean Avenue, where they will distribute candy from the trunks of their vehicles to children outfitted for Halloween. The event includes other Halloween related activities, a DJ, refreshments and prizes awarded to the best decorated vehicles. Trunk-or-Treat is a free event, but vehicles must be pre-registered. Registration forms are available at the Crest Pier Recreation Center. 609.523.0202 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com
Sunday
11/05

Spirit Brands Island Championships

Wildwoods Convention Center. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cheerleading competitions include recreation, school, college, open and all-star divisions. All teams compete on a 54' by 42' spring floor. 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. 866.52.CHEER or http://www.SpiritBrands.org
Saturday
11/11

Wildwood Veteran's Day Observance

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Wildwoods Calendar of Events
VFW Post 3509, Spicer & Pacific Avenues, in Wildwood. Ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. to honor Veterans of Foreign Wars. 609.522.0650
Saturday
11/11

North Wildwood Veteran's Day Services

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Wildwoods Calendar of Events
Sponsored by VFW Post 5491. Ceremony to honor Veterans will begin at 10 a.m. at Veterans Monument, Spruce and New York Avenues, in North Wildwood. 609.522.5832
Sunday
11/19

Spirit Brands American Rec & School Cheerleading Championships

Wildwoods Convention Center. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cheerleading event will be open to all rec and school programs that are members of the American Recreation and School Cheer Association. 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. 866.52.CHEER or http://www.SpiritBrands.org
Friday
12/01

Partners in Preservation Holiday Tour

Partners In Preservation will host the fifth annual Holiday Tour of Bs, Churches and the George. F. Boyer Museum in Wildwood. This is a great way to start the holiday season. Each location is different and even if you have visited before, you may find something new that has been addedperhaps at the museum where there is always something new. Sit down and go through the many scrapbooks on entertainers, boardwalk history, parks, even fires on the island. Maybe you will find your house or a family member. Just a half of a block from the museum is Holly Beach B This English style B has a beautiful model train and village to delight all ages. First Baptist Church, one of Wildwoods oldest churches, was started as a Carousel and features beautiful woodwork and windows. New on the tour this year is Sea Gypsy B, a restored Victorian for a romantic getaway or the whole family. They have rooms, suites and apartments. St. Simeon's Church started at Pacific and Maple Avenues exhibits beautiful stained glass windows which were moved to their new location when it was built at 2500 Central Ave. This church has the oldest pipe organ in the county. Avair House and Tea Room where the old meets the new. Partners In Preservation with East Lynne Theatre hosts a Victorian Tales and Tea on their wrap around porch every summer. Candlelight Inn, another restored Victorian with many original furniture pieces, but with all the modern conveniences. Summer Nites has a new twist. Here you go back to the 50s dcor right down to their diner-like kitchen. See Elvis and Marilyn Monroe rooms, plus many more. Start your tour at any site. A wrist band will be provided for a $10.00 donation collected at the first stop and is good for all places. Children 12 and under are free. For more information visit http://www.wildwoodnjhistory.com , see us on Facebook, email partnersinpreservation@yahoo.com, or call 609.214.2253 or 609.729.4515.
Friday
12/01

Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade

Watch a festive line-up of floats, fire trucks and other creatively decorated vehicles parade down the streets of the Wildwoods accompanied by Santa himself! Revised parade route to be announced. If weather is uncertain, listen to 98.7 The Coast.) 609.729.5501 or http://www.WildwoodHoliday.com
Friday
12/01

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Christmas Tree Lighting

Festive ceremony will take place at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Courtyard, 1st & Central Avenues, in North Wildwood. Christmas tree lighting event includes music, refreshments, free tour of lighthouse and Santa Claus! 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Free admission. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
Thursday
12/07

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Event is held at the St. Demetrios Church, 321 St. Demetrios Avenue at the Hereford Inlet Seawall in North Wildwood, featuring a commemorative ceremony by the North Wildwood VFW Memorial Post 5491 at 12 noon. The service has been a continued tradition at the post since 1991 to honor World War II military of all services. Free. 609.729.5832 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
Saturday
12/09

Spirit Brands Cheerleading Festival

Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Spirit Brands holiday cheerleading competition featuring performances 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. 866.52.CHEER or http://www.SpiritBrands.org
Saturday
12/09

'Pinch the GrYnch' Boardwalk 5K Run

This holiday boardwalk 5K run and 1 mile walk is fun for all ages! Event starts at 10 a.m. - rain or shine - with registration at 9 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Participants are encouraged to dress in festive holiday outfits. The race route will run south on the Wildwoods Boardwalk to Cresse Avenue, make a turn around and head north to 21st Street. Another turn will lead runners back to the Convention Center where refreshments will be served and prizes awarded. Runners and walkers along with their cheering sections can then enjoy the Holiday Bazaar held inside the Convention Center. Registration is $30 per person or $15 if you donate a new, unwrapped toy for local children in need. For more information call 609.849.8887 or visit http://www.LunchWithLynch.com/pinch to register.
Saturday
12/09

Family Holiday Celebration

Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. for FREE admission to holiday-themed crafters and movies, photos with Santa, entertainment and much more! For more information call 609.729.9000 or visit http://www.WildwoodHoliday.com for a detailed schedule of events.
Saturday
12/23

Battle at the Boards Basketball Tournament

Crest Savings Bank presents "BATTLE AT THE BOARDS" inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. This special one day basketball tournament will feature a handful of area and out-of-area boys and girls teams competing in showcase games, starting at 3 p.m. Included in the Battle at the Boards are the popular Andrew Alameno Memorial boys and girls island championship games between cross-town rivals Wildwood and Wildwood Catholic high schools. For more information, team schedules and ticket prices, visit http://www.bbclassic.com.
Tuesday
12/26 to 12/30

Boardwalk Basketball Classic

The largest holiday co-ed basketball tournament in the country! Event is held in the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring an impressive lineup of high school boys and girls basketball teams from the South Jersey and Delaware Valley areas totaling approximately 1,000 competitors. Call 609.846.2720 for more information or visit http://www.bbclassic.com for team schedules, times, ticket prices, and past results.
 

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