Wildwood NJ Upcoming Events Events in Wildwood, North Wildwood, and Wildwood Crest

Last updated: March 6, 2018

Wildwood RV Show
Friday 10/19 to 10/21
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 $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.
Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey
Saturday 10/20 to 10/21
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. 609.522.2030 ext 1400, http://www.HerefordLighthouse.org or http://www.LighthouseChallengeNJ.org
Downtown Wildwood Halloween Movie & Treats
Friday 10/26
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
Greater Wildwood Elks Halloween Haunted House
Saturday 10/27
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.
North Wildwood Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Block Party
Saturday 10/27
The 10th Annual family fun event! Vehicle check-in; 5 p.m. Event time is 5:30 - 7 p.m. along Olde NJ Avenue between 2nd & Walnut Avenues in North Wildwood. Families are encouraged to bring their vehicles decorated for Halloween. Children will come in costume and visit each car where families will provide treats from the trunks of their cars. There will be no judging of the children's costumes, but prizes will be awarded to the vehicles with the best decorations. Registration is free and forms are available at 900 Central Avenue in North Wildwood. Parking for visitors will be available in the municipal lot at 2nd and Olde New Jersey Avenues. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
North Wildwood Veteran's Day Services
Sunday 11/11
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
Spirit Brands American Rec & School Cheerleading Championships
Sunday 11/18
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
Christmas on the Plaza~NEW!
Friday 12/07 to 12/08
Byrne Plaza, Oak and Pacific Avenue, Wildwood. Wildwood's kick-off to the holiday season. Friday 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sat: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Craft bazaar, children's entertainment, music and more! Friday night at the plaza is in conjunction with the Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade. 609.318.4504 or http://www.stallionmarketing.com
Byrne Plaza Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday 12/07
Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood. Come downtown for the Lighting of the official Downtown Wildwood Tree Celebration at Byrne Plaza! Lots of downtown Wildwood stores and restaurants will be open! Great fun for all before, during and after the Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com
Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade
Friday 12/07
Beginning at 6:30 p.m., 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. Following the parade, a tree lighting ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the all-NEW Byrne Plaza located at Oak and Pacific Avenues in Wildwood. If weather is uncertain, listen to 98.7 The Coast. For more details call 609.729.5501 or visit http://www.WildwoodHoliday.com.
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Christmas Tree Lighting
Friday 12/07
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
Spirit Brands Cheerleading Festival
Saturday 12/08
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
'Pinch the GrYnch' Boardwalk 5K Run
Saturday 12/08
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.
Family Holiday Celebration
Saturday 12/08
Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4:30 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.
Battle at the Boards Basketball Tournament
Sunday 12/23
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.
Boardwalk Basketball Classic
Wednesday 12/26 to 12/30
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.