Fallen Heroes Polar Bear Plunge
Saturday 02/23

Plunge takes place at 11 a.m. at 15th Street and the beach in North Wildwood. Prizes for best costumes, teams and individuals will be awarded. Post party will take place at Keenan's Irish Pub at noon. Proceeds benefit the Philadelphia Police Fallen Hers Fund, MRSA Awareness, and local scholarships. For more information call 215.990.8689 or visit http://FallenHeroPlunge.com to register.

Spirit Brands National Cheerleading Championship
Saturday 03/09 to 03/10

Wildwoods Convention Center. SAT: 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. SUN: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. {times are subject to change.} 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

Mid-Atlantic Cheerleading Championships
Friday 03/15 to 03/17

Wildwoods Convention Center. Performances will be choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. Admission fee will be charged at the door. FRI: 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. SAT: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. SUN: 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. {times are subject to change.} For more info visit http://www.midatlanticchamps.com/wildwood

St. Patrick's Day Celebration & Parade
Saturday 03/16

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

Spring Bridal Fair
Sunday 03/24

South Jersey's largest FREE bridal event featuring everything you need to plan your perfect wedding! Wedding venues, wedding planners, photographers, videographers, caterers, bakeries, florists, salons and spas, wedding announcements, transportation companies, DJ's, musical entertainment and more will be featured at the Wildwoods Convention Center from noon until 4 p.m. Participate in fun contests and win free door prizes! Brides also have the chance to win a FREE Romantic Honeymoon Getaway. For more information call 609.465.7181 or to pre-register visit http://www.wildwoodsnj.com/bridalfair

Girl Scouts 'Passport Around the World'
Sunday 03/24

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

Special Olympics NJ Spring Basketball Finals
Saturday 03/30 to 03/31

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

Wholesale Gift Show
Tuesday 04/02 to 04/04

Wholesale only tradeshow featuring souvenirs, beach equipment, suncare, gifts, jewelry, toys and more. Free admission; entrance fee for participants. Opens at 9:30 a.m. daily. For more info call 609.266.3035 or visit http://www.sunandfunco.com

Luxury Bag Bingo
Friday 04/05

The Rotary Club of Wildwood is sponsoring Luxury Bag Bingo at the Wildwoods Convention Center, so come enjoy a fun night with friends! $30 for 20 games; additional cards and daubers will be available for purchase. Doors open at 6 p.m.; Bingo takes place from 7-11 p.m. FREE parking! Cash bar, door prizes, and 50/50. All proceeds will fund community programs.

County Healthcare Resource Day
Saturday 04/06

The Cape May County Department of Health will be hosting a County Healthcare Resource Day from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring FREE screenings for Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol, Peripheral Artery Disease, Hearing, and Fracture Risk. Visit over 40 exhibits to learn about local healthcare organizations and listen to presentations on key health concerns. FREE admission! 609.463.6521 or http://www.cmchealth.net

Fishing & Boating Expo
Saturday 04/06 to 04/07

We're back for our for 3rd year! This year we've expanded to over 48,000 sq ft of exhibit space, that means more boats, more tackle, more boating items, more of the things you want for the upcoming 2019 Fishing, Boating and Summer season. Why travel 150 miles, when you can get the same deals, from the same vendors in your own back yard? Get up close and personal with experts, get to know your retailers on a one on one basis Show times are Saturday April 6th form 9am-6pm, Sunday April 7th from 9am-2pm. Admission is just $5, kids 12 and under are free, with a legal guardian. The Wildwoods Convention Center is a fully handicapped accessible building. For more information, call 609.377.1617 or visit http://www.fishingexpowildwood.com.

Business at the Beach Expo
Wednesday 04/10

Hundreds of products and services for Cape May County businesses will be held inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. The Expo is open to the business public, featuring over 100 exhibitors - come shop for all your business needs and make important contacts. The largest business networking event in Cape May County allows you to meet with potential suppliers and network with potential customers. The Expo has received high praise for its relaxed atmosphere which is conducive to making that important business deal. Exhibitor opportunities available. Expo seminars will be held from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and again from 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. The main exhibit will take place from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Free admission, free parking, complimentary refreshments, and a chance to win many great door prizes! For more information, call 609.465.7181 or visit http://www.CapeMayCountyChamber.com/expo.

Waves of Grace Women's Retreat
Friday 04/12 to 04/13

Enjoy a women's retreat at the Wildwoods Convention Center! Be energized by a weekend of worship, workshops, fellowship and more! Fri: 7-9 p.m. Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Retreat is open to the public. Weekend and single day rates are available and can be purchased at the door or online. For more details or to register, call 609.220.8529 or visit http://www.beverlymethodist.org/waves-of-grace-womens-retreat.html.

Downtown Wildwood Chocolate Lovers Weekend
Saturday 04/13 to 04/14

Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave., Downtown Wildwood. FREE admission. Sat: noon - 8 p.m.; Sun: noon - 6 p.m. Its a dream come true for all chocolate lovers as "all things chocolate" will be showcased in one location. There will be candies, fudge, cookies, cheesecakes, fruit and nuts just to name a few. To top it off there will be Chocolate Wine, Beer/Stout and Spirits for sampling and bottle sales. Food trucks will be on-site to satisfy your food cravings and retail vendors will be offering their Easter and chocolate inspired wares and products. Bring the family for some fun activities! Take a chance to win an Easter Basket (one each day) and enter to win the Big Prize (to be announced) on Sunday by guessing how many corks are in the wine glass! Be sure to visit the great Downtown Wildwood shops, bars and restaurants while you're here! 732.481.2311 or http://www.DOOWW.com

ECC Cheerleading Shore Show Down
Saturday 04/13

Spirit Brands hosts an annual cheerleading competition in the Wildwoods Convention Center. All teams will compete on a 54' by 42' spring floor. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. {times are subject to change.} 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

Beast of the East Cheerleading Competition
Sunday 04/14

Wildwoods Convention Center. Spirit Brands hosts a cheerleading competition from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. {times are subject to change.} 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. For more information call 866.52.CHEER or visit http://www.spiritbrands.org.

'War at the Jersey Shore' National Youth Wrestling Championships
Friday 04/19 to 04/20

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 will take place Thursday night from 5-8 p.m. Competitions will take place 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Friday and8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday. http://www.AtlanticCoastWrestling.com

Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Family Fun Night & Bonfire
Friday 04/19

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. For more information, call 609.729.4000 or visit http://gwcoc.org to purchase your tickets online and avoid the lines!

Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday 04/20

On the beach at 19th Avenue, North Wildwood. Noon. Children 11 and under can pick up eggs and collect prizes. Free. 609.729.2170.

Greater Wildwood Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday 04/20

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 is Sunday. 609.729.5501.

Morey's Piers Easter Celebration
Sunday 04/21

Whether it's tradition that keeps you coming back or our super adorable guests of honor, Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, there is one thing that's for sure....Mariner's Pier will be bustling with activity from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Easter Sunday celebrations and activities include pictures with the Easter Bunnies from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parents Pavilion located behind the Carousel. Children 12 years of age and younger can pick an Easter egg for a chance to win an assortment of fun prizes, ranging from stuffed animals and Curleys Fries buckets, to one-day pier passes and water park passes. Two lucky participants will win the grand prize of a Moreys Piers Wild Pass. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 12 p.m.: Easter Egg Contest* will be at the front of the pier under the archway in the tent {*while eggs last} | 12 p.m.-4 p.m.: Break out your phone and take your picture with the Easter Bunnies at the Parents Pavilion | 1 p.m.-5 p.m.: Strolling Entertainment. For more info, call 609.522.3700 or visit http://www.moreyspiers.com

Ed's Funcade Easter Sunday Egg Hunt in the Hay
Sunday 04/21

On the Boardwalk at 23rd Avenue in North Wildwood. Noon - 1:30 p.m. Kids under 12 win prizes! 609.729.3223 or http://www.EdsFuncade.com

Mud Hen Brewing Co. Half Marathon, 8K, 5K & Kids Race
Friday 04/26 to 04/28

Combining world class running (DelMo Sports) with world class beer (Mud Hen Brewery) and you get Mud Hen Marathon! The Mud Hen Brewing Co. Marathon (formerly the Wild Half Race Series) features a flat, fast, USATF certified course with outstanding views and hundreds of volunteers! Friday features the 5K at 7 p.m.; Saturday features the 8K at 10 a.m. and the Kids 1K at noon; Sunday features the Half Marathon at 7:30 a.m. 609.849.8908 or register at http://www.delmosports.com

Feis at the Beach
Saturday 04/27

Wildwoods Convention Center. Cummins School of Irish Dance presents Feis at the Beach. Doors open at 9 a.m.; Irish dance competitions are 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The competitions will include over 1,300 dancers of all ages and expertise. Feis will be choreographed to music and prizes will be awarded. A number of vendors will be displaying and selling many Irish products. FREE admission! For more information visithttp://www.cumminsschool.com/feis-at-the-beach.html

Tournament of Bands Indoor Championships
Thursday 05/02 to 05/05

Wildwoods Convention Center and Middle Township High School. Atlantic Coast Championships featuring 225 competitive scholastic and independent units from nine states in the mid-Atlantic region, with performers of all ages, as they compete in color guard, percussion ensemble, dance team, twirling, jazz band, and marching winds annual championships. Thurs: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.; Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.; Sat: 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.; Sun: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. {times are subject to change.} Admission fee. For more information call 609.849.8553 or visit http://www.njatob.org for a detailed schedule of events.

Morey's Wild Woodstock Spring Festival~New!
Friday 05/03 to 05/05

Morey's Piers, Mariner's, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood presents a new event to kickstart their 50th season of celebrations with a 3 day festival featuring live entertainment, food, drinks and much more! 609.729.3700 or http://www.MoreysPiers.com

Seashore Food Trade Show
Tuesday 05/07

Wildwoods Convention Center's Starlight Ballroom. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free Admission. Trade show is restricted to adults affiliated with or having a bonafide interest in the food service industry only. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to showcase their finest, most up-to-date products and services to the local community. For additional information contact Seashore Food at 609.886.3100 or http://www.SeashoreFood.com

Wildwoods Restaurant Showcase
Wednesday 05/08

Enjoy a sampling of mouth-watering dishes and decadent desserts from dozens of the Wildwoods' finest restaurants and specialty shops. Held at the Bolero Resort , 3320 Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood. All proceeds benefit the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Foundation and scholarships for area high school students. 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. An auction of fantastic prizes will be held. Tickets are available at the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Office in advance or at the door the night of the event. $25 per person. 609.729.4000 or http://www.Wildwoods.com

Tall Cedars Convention
Thursday 05/09 to 05/11

Wildwoods Convention Center. 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily. Independent Masonic organization convention.For more information call 717.232.5991 or visit http://www.TallCedars.org.

NJ State Gymnastics Championship
Friday 05/10 to 05/12

Wildwoods Convention Center. The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will hold a state gymnastics championship featuring competitions on the floor, balance beam, uneven bars and vault. The competitions will be choreographed to music and prizes will be awarded. 609.704.9700 or http://www.usaigc.com

Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show
Friday 05/10 to 05/12

The Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show takes place every Mother's Day weekend along the famous Wildwoods Boardwalk. Cars in the Spring Classic can be any make or model but must be at least 10 years of age or older. The vehicles will line the boardwalk on Friday and Saturday only from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Top 40 cars will be displayed in the turn around circle in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center from 5 p.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday and again from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. on Sunday. An awards ceremony will also take place on Sunday inside the Convention Center from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Participants can 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.

Morey's Piers Mother's Day Tea Party
Sunday 05/12

Morey's Piers is honoring Mother's Day with tea for two...or three...or four...or more, inviting mom's to celebrate their special day with an unforgettable tea party for the whole family at the beloved Tea Cups Ride on Mariner's Pier, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood. Noon - 2 p.m. 609.522.3700 or http://www.MoreysPiers.com

Murder Mystery Weekend
Friday 05/17 to 05/18

I'm getting murdered in the morning"....enjoy a weekend of "Who Done It" in the Wildwoods with the wedding of Miss Brenda Anne Marie Montague and Mr. Edward Crock. Event includes a welcome party, wedding rehearsal, complete breakfast, 3-course dinner,bachelor & bachelorette scavenger hunt, murder mystery show, and wedding reception. Tickets are available online or at the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce, 3306 Pacific Avenue in Wildwood. For more information call 609.729.4000 or visit http://www.Wildwoods.com

Knights of Columbus Convention
Friday 05/17 to 05/19

Wildwoods Convention Center. Annual meeting of the New Jersey State Council, Knights of Columbus. Business sessions will be held Friday from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Members only. A blood drive for the American Red Cross will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. 973.736.5632 or http://www.njkofc.org

Captain Kidd Pirate Day
Saturday 05/18

Pirate parade at 11 a.m. at 26th & Boardwalk followed by treasure hunt at at 19th & the beach. All children 12 & Under who are registered for the parade please check in between 10:00am-10:30am at the 10th street entrance. All children 12 & Under who just want to receive a Treasure chest and participate in our raffle please enter on the 9th street entrance. The parade and event will start promptly at 11:00am. Any questions, please call (609) 522.2955. http://www.NorthWildwood.com

The Greater New Jersey United Methodist Annual Conference
Sunday 05/19 to 05/21

Annual Conference held at the Wildwoods Convention Center is a yearly session for clergy and lay members to worship, learn about programs, and conduct the business of the United Methodist Church of Greater New Jersey. During the Annual Conference session, members of the conference will hear reports of past and ongoing work; adopt future goals, programs and budgets; ordain clergy members as deacons and elders, and vote on Constitutional amendments. For more information call 877.677.2594 or visit http://www.gnjumc.org.

Regional Gymnastics Championship
Friday 05/24 to 05/26

Wildwoods Convention Center. The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will hold a regional gymnastics championship featuring competitions on the floor, balance beam, uneven bars and vault. The competitions will be choreographed to music and prizes will be awarded. Exhibition will be held 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Friday; Competition is 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Saturday; and 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $20 for adults; $10 for children. 609.704.9700 or http://www.usaigc.com

Wildwoods International Kite Festival
Friday 05/24 to 05/27

Largest kite festival in North America held on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue in Wildwood and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Event begins on Friday at noon with the Unlocking of the Ocean media event outside of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Festivities following include opening of the kite sales tent, a Friday night social via the local kite club and the 9 p.m. illuminated kite fly. Saturday includes the silent and loud auctions (open to all) and Saturday & Sunday include the flying of large inflatable kites, sport kite demo's, team flying as well as family games. Monday features the World Indoor Kite Competition inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. FREE to spectators. For more info call 732.822.4884 or visit http://www.SkyFestivals.com

Unlocking of the Ocean Ceremony
Friday 05/24

It's time to get your feet sandy! Come join us to officially start the summer season at 12 noon on the Andrews Avenue beach next to the Wildwoods Convention Center. A large, ornate key will be used to 'unlock' the ocean, along with tourism and city officials, guest speakers and more than 300 elementary school children with kites in the air. This event is FREE to attend. 609.729.9000

Boardwalk Craft Show
Saturday 05/25 to 05/26

The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, rain or shine. All handmade products. 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

Downtown Wildwood Inaugural Bacon Lovers Festival~NEW!
Saturday 05/25 to 05/27

Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave., Wildwood. An entire event for Bacon lovers! Food trucks & local tent vendors, artisan & bacon related vendors. DJ & live bands. FREE family & kids activities (to include but not limited to corn hole, kan jam, lawn jenga, connect four, face painting). Wine and craft beer tasting and sales in garden/tent area. Bacon eating contest on Sunday. Be sure to visit the great Downtown Wildwood shops, bars and restaurants while you are here! Sat: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sun: Noon - 10 p.m., Mon: Noon - 6 p.m.

Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market Season #6 Kick-off
Saturday 05/25

The Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market will kick-off it's 2018 Season from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.,rain or shine featuring a kick-off ceremony and unveiling of the season's DOOWW magnet designs, great vendors and more!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, and handmade non-food items. 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 youre Downtown! For more information, call 609.523.1602 or visit http://www.DOOWW.com.

Sunrise On Sunday Veteran Flag Service
Sunday 05/26 to 09/01

A weekly ceremony every Sunday morning toraise the casket flag of a Veteran to honor and remember ALL Veterans, held at the Lou Booth Amphitheater at 2nd and Ocean Avenues in North Wildwood. Arrive 10 minutes before sunrise to participate in a 20-minute tribute and inspirational message at the most beautiful vista on the Jersey Shore. This location offers photo ops galore!The Flag Raising Ceremony is weather permitting as Veteran Casket Flags are not for all-weather. Cancellations will be posted within a half hour of the scheduled service on the Weekly Schedule page on http://www.SunriseOnSunday.com.

Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Concert
Sunday 05/26

Centennial Park, Fern Rd. & Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest. Featuring Kevin Miller's "Smashed".7:30 p.m. 609.523.0202 or WildwoodCrest.org

North Wildwood Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday 05/27

Memorial Day Ceremony at the North Wildwood Veterans Monument, Spruce & New York Avenues,North Wildwood. 10 a.m. Hosted by VFW Post 5941. There will also be a service earlier that morning at 9:30 a.m. at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse flagpole where the names of the VFW Post 5941 members who have deceased since last Memorial Day will be read and their service honored.

Memorial Day Parade and Candlelight Vigil
Monday 05/27

Parade steps off at Wildwood and Atlantic Avenues at 7:30 p.m. and proceeds south to Andrews Avenue and Ocean Avenue, ending at Burk Avenue. A candlelight vigil and ceremony will take place at the Wildwood Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, an exact half-size black granite replica of the official Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., at sunset. The wall has the 58,913 names of our country's fallen hers from the Vietnam War etched on its panels and stretches for 240 feet along the existing sidewalks of Columbus Park.Rain date is Sunday, May 27th. 609.522.3613 or http://www.WildwoodsWall.com

Wildwood Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday 05/27

Memorial Day Ceremonies at the Wildwood American Legion Post #184, 4200 Atlantic Ave. in Wildwood at 11 a.m. featuring speakers, recognition of deceased comrades, firing squad, "Taps" and wreath laying ceremonies at the Post, the Memorial Walk, and at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Police Explorers will also lay a wreath in the ocean along with Wildwood's Beach Patrol behind the Wildwoods Convention Center. Hosted by the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 955 and the American Legion Post #184. 609.522.3613

Downtown Wildwood Country Band Concert Weekend ~NEW!
Saturday 06/01 to 06/02

Put on your cowboy hat and come to Byrne Plaza at 3400 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Wildwood! Event will feature great country music, food trucks & local tent vendors, artisan vendors, a DJ, live bands, FREE family & kids activities (to include but not limited to corn hole, kan jam, lawn jenga, connect four, face painting), wine and craft beer tastings/sales in garden/tent area, plus a bacon eating contest on Sunday. Be sure to visit the great Downtown Wildwood shops, bars and restaurants while you are here! Sat: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sun: Noon - 6 p.m. http://www.woyftevents.com

Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market
Saturday 06/01 to 09/28

The Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market will take place every Saturday from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.,starting on Memorial Day weekend rain or shine (no Market on Sept. 7th). 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 youre Downtown! For more information, call 609.523.1602 or visit http://www.DOOWW.com.

JDRF Wildwood One Walk to Cure Diabetes
Saturday 06/01

Check-in begins at 9 a.m.; the 3 mile walk begins at 10:30 a.m. on the Wildwoods Boardwalk at Moreys Adventure Pier, Spencer Ave. & Boardwalk, rain or shine. The JDRF Wildwood Walk to Cure Diabetes has become JDRF One Walk. JDRF One Walk has a single goal: creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). We hope you'll join us this year as we walk and raise money for life-changing research for the millions affected by this devastating disease. Each year, JDRF Walks brings together more than 900,000 people who raise over $68 million for life-changing T1D research. This success is only possible because of the support,commitment and strength of our community. 856.429.1101 or register today at http://walk.jdrf.org/wildwood.

East Coast Music Hall of Fame Awards Gala & Concert ~ NEW!
Wednesday 06/05

Held at the Wildwoods Convention Center's Oceanfront Arena featuring Master of Ceremonies, "New Jersey's Bad Boy of Comedy" Mike Marino along with co-hosts Emil Stucchio and Vinnie Medugo. Performances by: The Brooklyn Bridge, The Duprees, Jay Siegel Tokens, Lou Christie, Charlie Grace, Larry Chance, The Skyliners, Vito Picone & the Elegants, Jy Dee, Emil Stucchio, Vinnie Medugno, Sal Valentinetti and the Mark Baron Orchestra. Lifetime Awards Inductees include: Bobby Rydell, Charlie Gracie, Chubby Checker, Connie Francis, Frankie Avalon, Eugene Pitt, Jay Siegel, Jy Dee, Jimmy Beaumont, Johnny Maestro, Larry Chance, Lou Christie, Richard Nader, Ronnie I Italiano, Vito Picone, and Willie Minfield. Appearances by: Chubby Checker, Frankie Avalon, Bobby Rydell, Connie Francis, Special message & video performance by Kenny Vance, Willie Winfield, Don K Reed, and Bobby Jay. (The East Coast Music Hall of Fame reserves the right to make changes to the performers and/or performances without notice.) Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; meet and greet from 4:45-5:45 p.m.; show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000 or Ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit http://www.ecmhof.org

NJ State Elks Convention
Thursday 06/06 to 06/09

Annual convention of the New Jersey Elks at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Parade will step off on Saturday at noon in North Wildwood. 609.585.3215 or http://www.njelks.org

New Year's in North Wildwood Mummers Brigade & String Band Show
Friday 06/07 to 06/08

Both the top Mummers Brigades AND top Mummers String Bands from the New Year's Day Parade in Philadelphia will entertain crowds in the pub district of North Wildwood. The excitement kicks off Friday night at 6 p.m. with the Fancy Brigade Pub Crawl through local drinking establishments in the North Wildwood Entertainment District. A colorful Mummers parade will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday along Olde New Jersey Avenue where you can get up-close views of the beautiful costumes and intricate dance steps. (Fancy Brigades begin at 3 p.m. and the String Band Grand Finale begins at 4:30 p.m.) Rain date is Sunday. Admission is FREE, so come join in the fun and learn the famous Mummers Strut! 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com

Wildwood Beach Patrol Lifeguard Tryouts
Saturday 06/08

Wildwood beach patrol is hiring strong swimmers, runners and rowers to be trained as ocean lifeguards for the summer season. Tryouts will be conducted at the Joseph Von Savage Memorial Pool at 10 a.m. 609.522.2444 or for applications visit http://www.wildwoodnj.org

Wildwood Beer Fest
Saturday 06/08

The Wildwood Beer Fest is a beer tasting event to celebrate the art of locally brewed craft beer. Located in Fox Park, on Ocean Avenue between E. Burk and E. Montgomery Avenues, this festival will be equally exciting for the brew aficionado and novice alike! A ticket into this event grants you access to 100+ brews, a commemorative tasting cup, live tunes, delicious food and craft vendors. Beer sampling is unlimited with your ticket; food and merchandise are available for purchase. Entrance will only be permitted to ticket holders 21 years old with a valid ID, no exceptions. The festival will be broken up into two separate sessions. A ticket allows entrance into a specific timed session festivalgrs are only permitted to attend one session: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. All brews and vendors will be the same in both sessions; however, bands will change per session. Tickets can be purchased for $40 in advance or $45 at the gate while tickets last. Designated Driver tickets will be available for purchase at the gate for $5 with a valid ID. The Wildwood Beer Fest asks that you think ahead and drink responsibly. 609.729.8870 or http://www.WildwoodBeerFest.com

Slammedenuff NJ Car Show
Sunday 06/09

Show will feature over 250 customized road legal air suspension cars from the mid-1990's to brand new at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 1 p.m.- 6 p.m. Meet new people that share the same interest as you in upgrading your ride in the way that expresses yourself! Admission is $25 for adults; children under 12 are free. For more information, visit http://www.slammedenuff.com

American Legion Convention and Parade
Tuesday 06/11 to 06/15

Wildwoods Convention Center. Yearly convention of the New Jersey State American Legion. Parade takes place Saturday at 2 p.m. at 18th & Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood. 609.695.5418 or http://www.njamericanlegion.org

International Supreme Council of DeMolay NJ State Convention
Friday 06/14 to 06/16

Wildwoods Convention Center. Masonic lodge youth group convention, banquet and installation for members only. 800.DEMOLAY or http://www.Demolay.org

American Flag Day Ceremony
Friday 06/14

*Note time change from previous year* Ceremonial raising of the American Flag at Veteran's Monument, located at Spruce and New York Avenues in North Wildwood at 10 a.m. Free. 609.729.5832 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com

New Jersey Jeep Invasion
Friday 06/14 to 06/16

The New Jersey Jeep Invasion is an annual all JEEP event held on the beach in Wildwood, New Jersey. The entire event is in the sand, just a couple hundred feet from the iconic 2-mile long Wildwood boardwalk, with over 300 rides and attractions. The New Jersey Jeep Invasion offers two and a half days of Jeep activities, access to the industrys top vendors and an opportunity to play on our exclusive beach obstacle course powered by Rausch Creek Off-road Park. NJ Jeep Invasion also consists of a show and shine, which is judged by professional car show judges, and one of the area's most impressive raffles full of over the top items donated from our amazing show sponsors. For more information visit http://www.NJJeepInvasion.com

Downtown Wildwood Inaugural Seafood and Wine Festival ~NEW!
Saturday 06/15 to 06/16

Calling all seafood and wine lovers to Byrne Plazaat 3400 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Wildwood! Event will featurea DJ, live bands, food trucks & local tent vendors, artisan and seafood related vendors, FREE family & kids activities (to include but not limited to corn hole, kan jam, lawn jenga, connect four, face painting), wine and craft beer tastings/sales in garden/tent area. Be sure to visit the great Downtown Wildwood shops, bars and restaurants while you are here! Sat: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sun: Noon - 6 p.m. http://www.woyftevents.com

'Cabs at the Beach' Drum & Bugle Corps Competition
Saturday 06/15

Event is held in Maxwell Field, located at Youngs and Park Blvd., Wildwood. The Drum Corps competition will feature the Hawthorne Caballeros Drum and Bugle Corps as well as other teams from NJ, PA & CT. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; show starts at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $18 per person and can be purchased online or at the gate. 973.709.0500 x1501 or http://www.HawthorneCaballeros.org

Morey's Piers Father's Day Celebration
Sunday 06/16

Celebrate Father's Day with the entire family. While there's always fun for everyone at Morey's Piers, Dad gets some extra TLC on the piers this day, with FREE admission to rides and slides! Surfside Pier at 25th Avenue & Mariner's Landing Pier at Schellenger Avenue. Raging Waters and Ocean Oasis Water Parks from 10am 5pm, Mariners & Surfside Pier from 12pm 11pm, and Adventure Pier from 2 11pm. *Operating hours subject to change. Visit http://www.moreyspiers.com or call609.522.3900 for more information.

Wildwoods Restaurant Week
Sunday 06/16 to 06/20

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.

Disabled American Veterans Convention
Sunday 06/16 to 06/19

Convention of the Disabled American Veterans and Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Departments of New Jersey held at the Wildwoods Convention Center. For more information or to view event schedule, visit http://www.dav.org

Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary Convention
Monday 06/17 to 06/22

Annual convention for VFW and Auxiliary at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Event concludes on Saturday with a parade at 1:30 p.m. along Atlantic Avenue, beginning at 25th Avenue in North Wildwood and ending at Andrews Avenue in Wildwood. 609.393.1929 or http://www.njvfw.org

National Marbles Tournament
Monday 06/17 to 06/20

Games are held 8 a.m. - noon daily at Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue and the beach, in Wildwood. The official national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8-14 that have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States. More than 1,200 games of marbles will be played throughout the tournament! Some evening rounds of play proposed for Tuesday and Wednesday night. On Thursday the "King" & "Queen" of marbles will be crowned on stage. FREE to spectators. 304.337.2764 or http://www.NationalMarblesTournament.org

Yoga on the Beach
Monday 06/17 to 09/02

Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 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 charlalewis@live.com

Doo Wop Back to the '50's Neon Night Tours
Tuesday 06/18 to 08/29

The Wildwoods, NJ is home to the largest collection of mid-century resort architecture in the country! Held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night in the summer, the tour leaves from the front of the Doo Wop Experience Museum, 4500 Ocean Avenue, in Wildwood at 8 p.m. Riders can re-live the exciting 1950's and 1960's in the Wildwoods-By-The-Sea. See the best of the Wildwoods' Doo Wop style landmarks while a knowledgeable guide in Fifties attire recounts the popular culture of the era. Admission fee is $13 for adults; $7 for children 12 and under. Call 609.523.1958 to reserve your tickets or visit http://www.doowopusa.org

Borough of Wildwood Crest Health & Wellness Expo
Thursday 06/20

Join us for the first-ever Wildwood Crest Health and Wellness Expo at the Crest Pier Recreation Center, 5800 Ocean Avenue. The event takes place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and will include health screenings, fitness demonstrations, appearances by health professionals, a variety of vendors and more. Admission is FREE. 609.523.0202 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com

North Wildwood Italian-American Festival
Friday 06/21 to 06/23

Celebration of Italian-American heritage, food and music held in North Wildwood at 1st and Olde New Jersey Avenues. Festival includes over 40 authentic Italian-American food and merchandise vendors, children's games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, grape stomping, olive tree signings, raffles, FREE live entertainment featuring the Bitter Sweet Duo, Philly Cuz, The Corner Boys, Johnny Taco, 99 Reasons, Goody Blue Shs, The Aquanets, and Just in Time. A procession in honor of Saint Anthony will take place Friday at 6 p.m. and will feature special Grand Marshal Bobby Rydell. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus #2572 of North Wildwood. FRI: 4 p.m.-10 p.m. SAT: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. SUN: 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. FREE admission! For more details call 609.408.5793 or visit http://www.NorthWildwood.com or www.kofc2572.org

New Jersey Truck Invasion
Saturday 06/22 to 06/23

A truck event like no other! Check out 4 x 4's on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue and 2 wheel drive trucks displayed on the boardwalk both days, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Event will also feature industry vendors on site showing off the latest truck accessories for your ride, as well as a show & shine competition and beach obstacle course for 4 x 4's. http://www.NJTruckInvasion.com

Fox Park Amphitheater Concerts
Sunday 06/23 to 08/25

Fox Park, Burk & Ocean Avenues in Wildwood. 7:30 p.m. FREE. Bring a blanket or a beach chair. Featured artists to be announced! 609.522.2444 or http://www.WildwoodNJ.org

Downtown Wildwood Monday Night in The Plaza ~ NEW!
Monday 06/24

Held at Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue, in Downtown Wildwood featuring food and craft vendors, family activities and entertainment!609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Wildwood Talent Showcase
Monday 06/24 to 08/25

Schellenger Beach Stage at Schellenger Avenue and the Boardwalk in Wildwood. 7 p.m. nightly. Dancers ages 6 - 18 will perform. FREE. 413.454.4523

Tuesday Night FREE Movies in the Plaza
Tuesday 06/25 to 08/20

FREE family movie will be shown at dusk at the Byrne Plaza, Oak and Pacific Avenue, Wildwood. No movie on August 6th) Bring a blanket or beach chair. Come visit early and have dinner in one of our many downtown restaurants before the show! (Rain date is scheduled for Wednesday.) Weekly features to be announced. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza
Thursday 06/27

Enjoy live music in the park from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair to Byrne Plaza on Pacific Avenue (between Oak & Cedar Aves) in Wildwood. Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to "picnic in the plaza!" FREE admission and FREE parking. Featuring Roundhouse Band, an energenic 9-piece band playing the greatest songs from the 40's through today! 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Friday Night Fireworks on the Beach
Friday 06/28 to 08/23

Enjoy the summer fireworks extravaganza on the Pine Avenue beach in Wildwood every Friday night at 10 p.m. Visible from almost anywhere on the Wildwoods Boardwalk! Hear the fireworks explode to a musical score that is played all along the Boardwalk and is simulcast on 98.7 The Coast. Rain/wind date is Sunday night at 10 p.m. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series
Saturday 06/29 to 09/21

Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest. 7:30 p.m. FREE live music for the entire family! Featured entertainment to be announced. Bring a blanket or beach chair. 609.523.0202 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com

Youth For Christ Heatwave
Saturday 06/29 to 07/02

Wildwoods Convention Center and the Wildwoods beaches. 8 am - 10 pm daily. Youth conference for hundreds of high school students from all over the northeast. 717.646.9900 or gary@masondixonyfc.org

Cape Express Beach Blast Soccer
Saturday 06/29 to 06/30

Games are played on the Wildwoods Beaches, between Spencer and Poplar Avenues. Over 1,000 teams will compete on the sand in the largest sand soccer tournament in the world! Entrance fee for participants. Free to spectators. 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. daily. For more information, visit http://www.CapeExpress.com. For tournament inquiries, email beachblastsoccer@comcast.net.

Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebrations
Monday 07/01 to 08/19

All ages family-friendly event at 7:30 p.m. in July, 7 p.m. in August featuring FREE entertainment along beautiful Sunset Lake (New Jersey Avenue between Atlantic & Miami Avenues in Wildwood Crest), which features some of the most stunning sunsets at the Jersey Shore! 609.523.0202 or http://www.WildwoodCrest.org

FREE Magic Show at the Flow House
Monday 07/01 to 08/26

Flow House, Wildwood. 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. You and your family can enjoy a free Magic Show with your dinner every Monday night at Flow House Bar and Grille. 609.729.5600 or http://www.SplashZoneWaterpark.com

Boardwalk Parades
Tuesday 07/02 to 08/29

Entertainment varies between various performers on the Wildwoods Boardwalk from 16th Ave. to Wildwoods Convention Center. 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. FREE. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Duffy String Band Performances
Wednesday 07/03 to 08/28

Duffy String Band performs on the Wildwoods Boardwalk from the Wildwoods Convention Center to 16th Avenue. 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series
Wednesday 07/03 to 08/28

Centennial Park,Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest. 7:30 p.m. FREE live music for the entire family! fFeatured entertainment to be announced. Bring a blanket or beach chair. 609.523.0202 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com

Paranormal Presentation by The Hartwell Collection ~ NEW!
Wednesday 07/03

Witness over an hour of detailed video footage of surprising paranormal activities from the archives of "The Hartwell Collection" at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Show times are 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. and will run approximately 1.5 hours. Tickets are $35 each and will be available through Ticketmaster or at the Convention Center Box Office. Additional shows will take place July 5, July 24 and July 25. For more information visit http://www.thehartwellcollection.com

Patriotic Pooch Parade
Thursday 07/04

The Patriotic Pooch Parade will join in the march of the Independence Day Parade through the island at Bill Henfey Park, 8th and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood. Check-in for parade participants will be from 8:15 a.m., parade at 9 a.m. Dogs of all shapes and sizes will parade along the streets of the Wildwoods dressed in patriotic garb alongside decorated bicycles. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed pooches. FREE. NO RAIN DATE! To register, call 609.522.2955.

Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza
Thursday 07/04

Enjoy live music in the park from 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair to Byrne Plaza on Pacific Avenue (between Oak & Cedar Aves) in Wildwood. Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to "picnic in the plaza!" FREE admission and FREE parking. Featuring the Juliano Brothers Band playing right up to the 10 p.m. fireworks spectacular! "A party you can't refuse"...rock, blues, R, Metal, Alternative, Country, Funk or Disco...they play it all! 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular
Thursday 07/04

On the Pine Avenue beach, Wildwood, but visible from almost anywhere on the Wildwoods Boardwalk! This special holiday fireworks extravaganza is sponsored by the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA). 10 p.m. Rain date is July 5th at 10 p.m. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Wildwood Crest Summer Concert
Friday 07/05

Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, in Wildwood Crest at 7:30 p.m. FREE outdoor all-ages concert featuring artist to be announced. Bring a blanket or beach chair. 609.523.0202 or http://www.WildwoodCrest.org

Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show
Friday 07/05 to 07/07

Wildwoods Convention Center. Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. Over 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane figures, non-sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Beanie Babies, videos, wax boxes, supplies, autographed memorabilia, sets, posters, coins, t-shirts, legos, dolls & much more! Special autograph guest will include Baseball Legend Bobby Shantz. Fri: 3-9 p.m., Sat: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE admission! For more information call 732.422.9365 or visit http://www.RKSportsPromotions.com for a detailed schedule of events.

Paranormal Presentation by The Hartwell Collection ~ NEW!
Friday 07/05

Witness over an hour of detailed video footage of surprising paranormal activities from the archives of "The Hartwell Collection" at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Show times are 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. and will run approximately 1.5 hours. Tickets are $35 each and will be available through Ticketmaster or at the Convention Center Box Office. Additional shows will take place July 24 & 25. For more information visit http://www.thehartwellcollection.com

Boardwalk Craft Show
Friday 07/05 to 07/07

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

Sidewalk Chalk Competition
Saturday 07/06

Held at the Bill Henfey Park, 8th & Central Avenues, in North Wildwood. Sidewalk chalk drawing competition begins at 9 a.m. and you can register the day of the event. Judging begins at 10:45 a.m. Awards at 11 a.m. All ages are welcome to participate and prizes will be awarded. FREE. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com

Downtown Wildwood 80's Dance Band Concert Weekend ~NEW!
Saturday 07/06 to 07/07

Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave., Wildwood. DON'T STOP BELIEVING, just BEAT IT to Byrne Plaza cause GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN and that's what this weekend is all about! DJ & live band. Food trucks & local tent vendors, artisan and seafood related vendors. Sat: DJ & live bands. Sun: DJ or band. FREE family & kids activities (to include but not limited to corn hole, kan jam, lawn jenga, connect four, face painting). Wine and craft beer tasting and sales in garden/tent area. Bacon eating contest on Sunday. Be sure to visit the great Downtown Wildwood shops, bars and restaurants while you are here! Sat: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sun: Noon - 6 p.m.

Concerts under the Stars Series
Saturday 07/06 to 08/31

FREE live entertainment at the Lou Booth Amphitheatre, 2nd & Ocean Avenues, North Wildwood featuring at 8 p.m. Entertainment lineup to be announced! Rain or shine. 609.522.7722, 800.882.7787or visit http://www.NorthWildwood.com

Anglesea Night Market
Sunday 07/07

16 or more of the best food trucks visit North Wildwood. The event runs from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Enjoy eclectic eats, cocktails from the area bars and pubs, crafters and all of the excitement of the North Wildwood Entertainment District! 609.318.4504 or visit http://www.AngleseaNightMarket.com for more information.

Cape May County Lifeguard Championships
Monday 07/08

On the beach at Rambler Road, Wildwood Crest. 6:30 p.m. Beach patrols from Cape May County compete in the annual event featuring various rowing, swimming and running competitions that showcase lifeguarding skills. Hosted by the Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol. FREE. 609.522.3825 or http://www.wcbp.org

Dance Xplosion National Dance Finals
Monday 07/08 to 07/13

Wildwoods Convention Center. National dance finals from studios all over the country competing for cash and prizes. Competition features solos, duets, trios, small groups, large groups, lines and productions, ranging from amateur to experienced dancers. All performances are choreographed to music and are sure to amaze! 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily. FREE admission! For additional information call 516.781.3400 or visit http://www.DanceXplosionTalent.com

Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza
Thursday 07/11

Enjoy live music in the park from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair to Byrne Plaza on Pacific Avenue (between Oak & Cedar Aves) in Wildwood. Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to "picnic in the plaza!" FREE admission and FREE parking. Featuring the Beat Tells, a Beatles tribute band presenting the history of Beatlemania.609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival
Friday 07/12

Grab your buckets and shovels and head to the beach at Heather Road in Wildwood Crest. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Amateur and semi-pro sand sculpting contest hosted by professional world-renowned sand sculptor Matt Long and "Can You Dig It"! sand sculpting. FREE to all participants and spectators. Prizes awarded in a variety of categories. Event also includes live music on the beach, magic show, beach games and more. Rain or shine! 609.523.0202 or http://www.visitwildwoodcrest.org

NJ State BBQ Championship & Anglesea Blues Festival
Friday 07/12 to 07/14

Olde New Jersey Avenues, and surrounding pubs in North Wildwood. Experience the BEST in Barbeque & Blues at this exciting three day festival. Live cooking demonstrations, incredible food and top regional and national blues acts on our FREE main stage. Fri: 4 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information call 609.523.6565 or visit http://www.njbbq.com or www.angleseablues.com for a detailed schedule of events.

Beschen-Callahan Memorial Lifeguard Races
Friday 07/12

On the beach at 15th Avenue, North Wildwood. 6 p.m. Free. 609.522.7500.

Wildwood Cornhole Tournament
Saturday 07/13 to 07/14

The bags will fly on the Wildwoods beach (between Wildwood & Oak Avenues) during this double elimination tournament. Teams of two will compete in the popular tailgating bean bag toss game. Saturday's event is $25 registration fee 11 a.m. start time. All ages are eligible to register. Sunday hosts the main event cash prizes. Must be 18 and older. This tournament will start at 10:30 a.m. and costs $45 per team of two if pre-registered or $50 per team day of event. 609.729.8870 or http://www.WildwoodCornhole.com

Boogie Board Races
Saturday 07/13

Annual wave riding competition for boys and girls ages 5-17 at 15th Avenue and the beach in North Wildwood. Registration begins at 9 a.m.; contest begins at 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for Most Creative, Longest and Best Overall Ride in different age categories. Must bring your own boogie board. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com

Annual Duke of Fluke Fishing Tournament
Saturday 07/13

Sterling Harbor Bait & Tackle presents the 25th Annual Duke of Fluke Tournament - South Jersey's largest Fluke Tournament @ 7:30 AM. Live music, Pig Roast BBQ and Awards Ceremony start at 6 PM. Mandatory Captain's Meeting on Friday, July 12th at 7 p.m. Entrance fee for participants. 609.729.1425 or http://www.sterlingharbor.com

Sophisticated Productions National Dance Competition
Sunday 07/14 to 07/19

Wildwoods Convention Center. The National Dance Competition will feature solos, duets, trios, small groups, large groups, lines and productions, ranging from amateur to experienced dancers. All performances are choreographed to music and are sure to amaze! Dancers from all over the country will be competing for cash and prizes. Dance competitions begin at 8 a.m. daily. FREE admission! 413.568.4815 or http://www.SophisticatedProductions.com

Downtown Wildwood Monday Night in The Plaza ~ NEW!
Monday 07/15

Held at Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue, in Downtown Wildwood featuring food and craft vendors, family activities and entertainment!609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Miss North Wildwood Pageant/Crowning
Wednesday 07/17 to 07/18

Wed: 10 a.m. interviews at North End Grill, Thurs: 6:30 p.m. Crowning Ceremony at the Lou Booth Amphitheater. Pre-registration is required. 609.522.2955 or http://www.northwildwood.com.

USLA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships
Wednesday 07/17

Lifeguard Craft Competition, hosted by the Wildwood Beach Patrol. 8 a.m. Featuring 90+ competitors from New York, West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware. Race details and online registration available at http://www.WildwoodNJ.org/beachpatrol.

Anglesea Night Market
Thursday 07/18

16 or more of the best food trucks visit North Wildwood. The event runs from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Enjoy eclectic eats, cocktails from the area bars and pubs, crafters and all of the excitement of the North Wildwood Entertainment District! 609.318.4504 or visit http://www.AngleseaNightMarket.com for more information.

Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza
Thursday 07/18

Enjoy live music in the park from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair to Byrne Plaza on Pacific Avenue (between Oak & Cedar Aves) in Wildwood. Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to "picnic in the plaza!" FREE admission and FREE parking. Featuring A.M. Radio, playing all the songs you grew up listening to, even the ones you forgot! 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Christmas in July with Santa Claus
Saturday 07/20

Santa Claus rides the beach and will have candy canes and Christmas music for all of his friends! The fun starts at 1 p.m. along the beach in North Wildwood. Members of the North Wildwood Beach Patrol will join in the fun. FREE! 609.522.7500 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com

Dinner Theater Cabaret Style
Saturday 07/20 to 07/22

Notre Dame de la Mer Parish Music Ministry proudly presents the annual DINNER THEATER CABARET STYLE, bringing a taste of Broadway here to South Jersey. The show will take place at Cape Trinity Early Education Center, 2901 NJ Ave, Wildwood and is being directed by our very own Director of Music Ministry, Jonathan Delgado and will feature the Notre Dame de la Mer Summer Players. While listening to the singing, watching the dancing and enjoying a laugh or two, you will be treated to a home cooked meal.Your meal will start with a pretzel pizza appetizer followed by a nice light summer salad. The star of your meal will be your choice of Entre (either Tuscan chicken breast stuffed with ricotta and spinach served with zucchini and roasted potats OR a country roasted chicken breast with a sweet potat glaze served with zucchini and roasted potats). Dessert will finish this culinary delight. Coffee, iced tea or lemonade will be offered or you could take advantage and BYOB! Friday and Saturday doors will open at 6 pm, Sunday doors open at 3 pm. Admission is $27 per person. Call Jude 609-972-9051 or MaryJane 609-780-3754 for reservations. Limited seating available.

Sun and Sand Police & Fire Survivors 5k Run/1 Mile Walk
Saturday 07/20

Fundraising 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk which benefits the survivors of police/fire who died in the line of duty. ALL ARE WELCOME! Check-in is 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. at the Greater Wildwood Elks Lodge, 1st & Olde New Jersey Avenues in North Wildwood. Race begins promptly at 9 a.m. Advance registration is $20; race-day registration is $25. Register online at http://www.sjtiming.com. The first 300 participants receive t-shirts and awards will be presented to winners. All teams are welcome (for registered teams of 5, the first 3 score.) Individual awards will be for overall male & female, age groups male & female, 3 deep 19 & under, 20 - 29, 30-39, 40-40, 50-59, 60+. Team awards will be for Top 3 civilian, police & fire teams/5 members minimum fastest 3 score. For additional info email sunandsand5K@gmail.com

WWE Live Summer Slam Heatwave Tour
Saturday 07/20

Come see your favorite WWE SUPERSTARS in action at the Wildwoods Convention Center's Oceanfront Arena...anything can happen as tempers heat up on the road to this summers hottest event! Card lineup is TBD and subject to change.) Show begins at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) and tickets start at just $15. Tickets are available at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office or through Ticketmaster at http://www.ticketmaster.com/wwe-wildwood-convention-center-wildwood-nj/venueartist/16462/807358 or 800.745.3000. For more information about World Wrestling Entertainment, visit www.WWE.com.

Wildwood Crest Christmas in July Festival
Saturday 07/20

Event will be held at Sunset Lake along New Jersey Avenue, from Atlanta to Miami Avenues, in Wildwood Crest from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Enjoy Christmas themed live music, a visit from Santa Claus, free family photos with Santa, Christmas themed children's and family activities...all decorated for Christmas! http://www.wildwoodcrest.org

Cape Express More Beach Blast Soccer
Saturday 07/20 to 07/21

Saturday & Sunday will feature youth and adult soccer teams from all over the East Coast competing in a barefoot soccer tournament. Games are played on the Wildwoods Beaches, between Spencer and Poplar Avenues. Over 1,000 teams will compete on the sand in the largest sand soccer tournament in the world! Entrance fee for participants. Free to spectators. 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily. http://www.CapeExpress.com

Boardwalk Craft Show
Saturday 07/20 to 07/21

The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue. All handmade products. 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

Wildwood Beach Patrol & 21 Down's Day at the Beach
Monday 07/22

Wildwood Beach Patrol proudly hosts the Annual Beach day with 21 Down. 10 a.m.The central meeting area will be at Lincoln Avenue and the beach at 10 a.m., in front of Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters, at the 20-foot guard tower dubbed Tower X. 21 Down is a non-profit, Down Syndrome awareness group serving families, educators and healthcare professionals of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. Their mission is to create awareness and acceptance of people with developmental disabilities while providing information, support and community events for their families. The Beach Day incorporates safe, guarded ocean play time for the children and families of 21 Down, as well as opportunities for interaction and educational opportunities with seasoned inlet lifeguards as they discuss beach safety with attendees. Short breaks for lifeguard style relay races, lunch, cold beverages and ice cream are also provided as beach safety is reinforced. The Wildwood Beach Patrol, with the support of local community businesses, strives to create great Wildwood memories for these children and their families with the Beach Day event. For more information call 215.203.6824 or visit http://www.21down.org.

USLA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships
Tuesday 07/23

Junior Lifeguard Competition hosted by Wildwood Beach Patrol, Wildwood, NJ. 8 a.m. featuring 350+ competitors from New York, West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware. Race details and online registration available at http://www.WildwoodNJ.org/beachpatrol.

Paranormal Presentation by The Hartwell Collection ~ NEW!
Wednesday 07/24 to 07/25

Witness over an hour of detailed video footage of surprising paranormal activities from the archives of "The Hartwell Collection" at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Show times are 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. nightly, and will run approximately 1.5 hours. Tickets are $35 each and will be available through Ticketmaster or at the Convention Center Box Office. For more information visit http://www.thehartwellcollection.com

Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza
Thursday 07/25

Enjoy live music in the park from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair to Byrne Plaza on Pacific Avenue (between Oak & Cedar Aves) in Wildwood. Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to "picnic in the plaza!" FREE admission and FREE parking. Featuring Jamison Celtic Rock...a high-energy band performing dynamic Irish reels mixed into rock, reggae, modern pop, hiphop and dance covers. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Dutch Hoffman Lifeguard Championships
Friday 07/26

50th Annual beach patrol competition between 15 South Jersey Beach Patrols sponsored by the Wildwood Beach Patrol honoring the memory of Captain Frank "Dutch" Hoffman at Lincoln Avenue Beach. 6:30 p.m. 609.522.8258 or http://www.WildwoodNJ.org

Ultimate Beach Frisbee Tournament
Saturday 07/27 to 07/28

It's the largest beach Frisbee tournament in the world celebrating 25 years in 2018, featuring more than 400 teams from all over the globe! This annual event is held on the beach at the Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters at Schellenger Avenue. Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. , Sun: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The tournament is a 4-on-4 team competition for players of all skill levels, ages 18 and over. FREE to spectators. For more info or to register, visit http://www.wwbeachultimate.com

Crest Sunset Fest & Movie Night
Sunday 07/28

Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest. Join us from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. for award winning Food Truck and a showing of JAWS at the lake (movie begins at 7 p.m.). Get there early to enjoy delicious selections from food trucks from the tri-state area before you take your beach chairs or blankets down by the lake for the movie. 609.316.4504

WildFest Food Truck & Music Festival
Sunday 07/28

Fox Park, Ocean Avenue, Wildwood. 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.Get your fill of street style eats and good vibes at this years WILDFEST. Foodies can indulge in delicious grub from over 15 Food Trucks while enjoying live music from our areas most popular bands. Relax with a beer or a glass of wine while you enjoy some live music. The kids will keep entertained with their own Kid Zone created just for them. If your competitive and like to have fun, then you have to try Knockerball...the craze that is sweeping the nation. If retail therapy is what your looking for then look no further, there will be quality vendors selling everything from jewelry to bath and body to today's hottest fashions. For a fun filled day with the family, WILDFEST Food Truck and Music Festival is a must!Admission is FREE!visit http://www.dinamediagroup.com ordina@dinamediagroup.com

Back to School Warehouse Clothing Sale
Monday 07/29 to 08/08

Wildwoods Convention Center. Save up to 80% on tees, hoodies, jeans, shorts, swimwear, footwear, pants, sweaters, dresses, skirts, outerwear, accessories and so much more! 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on last day. FREE admission! All major credit cards accepted and all sales are final. For more information call 609.729.9000.

Downtown Wildwood Monday Night in The Plaza ~ NEW!
Monday 07/29

Held at Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue, in Downtown Wildwood featuring food and craft vendors, family activities and entertainment!609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

The Wildwoods Loves Waddler's Contest
Tuesday 07/30

A fun event for infants and toddlers (up to 2 years old) to show off their speedy crawling or "waddling" technique on the day before the official Wildwoods Baby Parade! The Baby Waddle takes place at 10:30 a.m. on the grassy circle in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Registration will begin at the circle at 9:30 a.m. Waddle begins at 10:30 a.m. SHARP! Prizes will be awarded and registration is FREE. Waddlers are encouraged to also participate in the official Wildwoods Baby Parade (a tradition since 1909!) the next day at 6 p.m. For more information call 609.729.9000.

Wildwoods Baby Parade
Wednesday 07/31

A Wildwoods tradition since 1909! Registration at Wildwoods Convention Center from 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. No entries accepted after 5:30 p.m. PARADE ROUTE will start at the Wildwoods Sign at Rio Grande Avenue. Judging occurs while participants are lined up at the Wildwoods Sign (Hand Avenue Parking Lot). Line-up begins at 5:30 p.m., parade steps off at 6 p.m. SHARP with final route starting at the Wildwoods Sign heading North on the Wildwoods Boardwalk Exit at Montgomery Avenue Cross Ocean Avenue each contestant will be announced while entering Fox Park. Baby Parade Winners are announced following the parade. FREE to register. PAID parking at the convention center's daily rate. Rain date is Thursday. Please take note when making your decision for participation when selecting your category as follows: 1. CUTEST BABY BOY (under 12 months, undecorated stroller) Judged on Babys Face; not what baby is wearing. 2. CUTEST BABY GIRL (under 12 months, undecorated stroller) Judged on babys face; not what baby is wearing. 3. DECORATED BABY CARRIAGE (1 or 2 children, up to 2 years old) Judged on carriage and childs presentation. 4. BEST WALKING THEMED GROUP (3 or more children, one child must be under 5 years old) Judged on theme. 5. FANCY CHILDREN (walking in themed costumes) - Judged on overall presentation. 6. BEST DRESSED (walking) - Judged on Sunday Best outfit. 7. DECORATED ON WHEELS (i.e. platform on wheels, wagon, etc. 1 or 2 children) - Judged on theme. 8. GROUP DECORATED ON WHEELS (i.e. platform on wheels, wagon, etc. 3 or more children/adults) - Judged on theme. For more information call 609.729.9000

Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza
Thursday 08/01

Enjoy live music in the park from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair to Byrne Plaza on Pacific Avenue (between Oak & Cedar Aves) in Wildwood. Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to "picnic in the plaza!" FREE admission and FREE parking. Featuring '99 Reasons", tow of the best female vocalists in South Jersey. 99 Reasons plays a wide variety of music from Motown to Classic Rock, country to current.. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Anglesea Night Market
Thursday 08/01

16 or more of the best food trucks visit North Wildwood. The event runs from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Enjoy eclectic eats, cocktails from the area bars and pubs, crafters and all of the excitement of the North Wildwood Entertainment District! 609.318.4504 or visit http://www.AngleseaNightMarket.com for more information.

Boardwalk Craft Show
Saturday 08/03 to 08/04

The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, rain or shine. All handmade products. 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

'Battle at the Beach' Grappling Tournament
Saturday 08/03 to 08/04

Wildwoods Convention Center. Mixed martial arts fighting competition with contestants of all ages from the tri-state area. 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily. Competitions feature 400 gi and no-gi divisions. Saturday features kids 13 and under; Sunday features adults and teens. Tickets are $15 at the door; children 7 years old and under are free. For more information call 860.295.0403 or visit http://www.NagaFighter.com

Wildwood Beach Patrol Pier to Pier Challenge
Saturday 08/03

Lincoln Avenue Beach, Wildwood, NJ. 6:30 p.m. Featuring a one mile apex open swim. Race details and online registration available at http://www.WildwoodNJ.org/beachpatrol

Downtown Wildwood Inaugural Rib-Off Festival~NEW!
Saturday 08/03 to 08/04

Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave, Wildwood. Come and enjoy the best ribs at the 1st rib cook-off! Sat: DJ & live band, Sun: DJ with Country Line Dancing instructions. Food trucks & local tent vendors, artisan & rib related vendors, FREE family & kids activities (to include but not limited to cornhole, kam jam, lawn Jenga, Connect Four, Face Painting), wine and craft beer tastings/sales in garden/tent area and rib-off contest. Judging and awards presentation on Sunday. Be sure to visit the great Downtown Wildwood shops, bars and restaurants while you are here! Sat: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sun: Noon - 6 p.m. 732.481.2311 or http://www.woyftevents.com

Cure at the Shore
Saturday 08/03 to 08/04

The Beach Patrols of the Wildwoods and the Susan G. Komen Central and South Jersey come together for Cure at the Shore. The event will take place all weekend along the beaches of the Jersey Shore. The Lifeguards of the Wildwoods will wear the pink Cure at the Shore t-shirt and the same t-shirt will be available to the public for a $10 donation to the Susan G. Komen Central and South Jersey. The goal is to PINK OUT the Jersey Shore. 100% of the profits will go to Susan G. Komen fight against breast cancer. Cure at the Shore t-shirts are available at the North Wildwood Shirt Shop located at 1707 New Jersey Avenue. For more info call 609.522.8258. To order your Cure at the Shore t-shirt or to donate now, visit http://www.CureAtTheShore.com

Life Rolls On
Sunday 08/04

Wildwood, NJ. Hundreds of volunteers, people of all ages with disabilities, and entire families come together for an epic day in the ocean. Partnered with Wildwood Beach Patrol. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

National Night Out - North Wildwood
Tuesday 08/06

Bill Henfey Park, 8th & Central Avenues in North Wildwood, from 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. A yearly event that offers an ideal opportunity to build neighborhood unity and strengthen police-community partnerships in a continuing effort to build a better City and safer America. City departments will set up displays around the block, representing police, fire, public works, beach patrol and recreation. Enjoy a FREE barbeque, games, various activities for children, hourly giveaways, and more. A movie will begin at dusk.. Sponsored by the City of North Wildwood Police Department. For more info visit http://www.Facebook.com/NW-National-Night-Out orcall 609.522.2030 ext.1503.

National Night Out - Wildwood Crest
Tuesday 08/06

The Borough of Wildwood Crest Police Department will host a fun-filled evening of free activities for the entire family as part of the National Night Out campaign. The event will be held at Centennial Park, located at Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Festivities will include DJ entertainment, food, games, prizes, giveaways and more for the entire family. Moon bounces, a face painter and a dunk tank will be included in the fun. Representatives from the Wildwood Crest Police Department, Fire Department, Ambulance Corps, Beach Patrol and Recreation Department, as well as a handful of Cape May County agencies, will all partake in the event. Emergency vehicles from a variety of departments from both Wildwood Crest and Cape May County will line the Centennial Park area. For more information, contact the police department at 609.522.2456, http://www.WildwoodCrestPolice.org or http://www.WildwoodCrest.org

National Lighthouse Day
Wednesday 08/07

You are invited to join us in celebrating National Lighthouse Day! This day will mark the 230th anniversary of the signing of the 1789 Lighthouse Act. A ceremony will begin at 2 pm. Special guests - USCG and NJ State Police Marine Units. Historic information will be shared. Admission to tour the historic Hereford Inlet Lighthouse will be FREE from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. For details, please call 609.600.1561 or visit http://www.HerefordInletLighthouse.org.

Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash
Thursday 08/08 to 08/11

COME GET TATTOOED! Rebel Image Tattoo & Villain Arts presents a full blown tattoo expo and show in the Wildwoods Convention Center. It's a weekend full of incredible artistry and fun events - over 300 major national tattoo artists, live tattooing, art exhibits, contests, side shows, unique vendors and much more! FRI: noon - 11 p.m.; SAT: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.; SUN: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the door and are $20 per day or $40 for all 3 days (children under 12 are free.) For more info call 609.972.6671 or visit http://www.WildwoodTattoo.com for a detailed schedule of events. For more information about Rebel Image Tattoo visit www.RebelImageTattoo.com.

Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza
Thursday 08/08

Enjoy live music in the park from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair to Byrne Plaza on Pacific Avenue (between Oak & Cedar Aves) in Wildwood. Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to "picnic in the plaza!" FREE admission and FREE parking. Featuring Animal House, a 5 piece party rock n roll dance band playing music from the 50's through today! 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Parrothead Fest - A Tribute to Jimmy Buffet
Friday 08/09

Fox Park, Ocean Avenue, Wildwood. 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Calling all Parrotheads. Whether its a cheeseburger in paradise that you crave or a margarita at Margaritaville the first annual Parrothead Festival in Fox Park Wildwood, New Jersey in sure to please. Enjoy FREE admission to this festive event wearing your most outrageous Parrothead gear. For Women: Keeping in the tropical theme, womens Jimmy Buffett outfits tend to include lots of hula skirts, colorful leis, and brightly colored sundresses. Fun accessories women can add to their outfits include parrot-themed jewelry, gaudy tropical sunglasses, and seashell or coconut bras. For Men: Mens Jimmy Buffett outfits tend to be just as over-the-top as womens outfits, if not even zanier. Its not uncommon to see men rocking a hula skirt or a seashell bra over a t-shirt and shorts. Tamer options include Hawaiian shirts, board shorts or swimming trunks, and heavily accessorized hats. THERE WILL BE PRIZES AWARDED FOR THE BEST/MOST OUTRAGEOUS PARROTHEAD OUTFIT. ENJOY PRO WRESTLING? Yeah, we got that too! Throughout the day there will be exciting pro-wrestling matches brought to you by Stand Alone Wrestling. The fun starts at 5pm where you will find a huge selection of food, shopping, and fun. Live music will kick off the party playing all your favorite Buffett tunes. Its 5 oclock somewhere, and that somewhere is Fox Park in Wildwood New Jersey directly across from the convention center.visit http://www.dinamediagroup.com ordina@dinamediagroup.com

Cape Shore Jazz Orchestra at Byrne Plaza~New!
Friday 08/09

Byrne Plaza, Wildwood. 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. FREE! Come and enjoy Jazz on the Plaza with the Cape Shore Jazz Orchestra! Come early and have dinner at one of the many downtown Wildwood restaurants or picnic in the plaza during the concert. Don't forget to bring your chairs or blanket for an evening of live Jazz under the stars! 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.COM

Wildwood Crest 5K Beach Run
Saturday 08/10

A great event for the entire family! Join us for this flat and fast hard-sand run on the beautiful beaches of Wildwood Crest, starting and finishing at the Wildwood Crest Beach Pier at Heather Road. Also includes an untimed one-mile walk/fun run. After-party with awards and door prizes at the Crest Pier Recreation Center immediately following the race. Fee required. 609.523.0202 or http://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/WildwoodCrest/WildwoodCrest5KBeachRun

Annual SOCS Survivors of Cancer Fundraiser
Saturday 08/10

Annual beverage and buffet fundraising event for survivors of cancer, held at The Blue Water Grille, Bolero Resort, 3320 Atlantic Avenue, in Wildwood from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. $20 donation. Your help supports local Cape May County cancer patients in treatment. For more information please call 609.465.7655 or visit http://survivorsofcancer.org.

Charlie Butler Memorial Beach Day 'Storm the Wildwood Surf' Event
Saturday 08/10

Operation Beachhead, Wildwood Beach Patrol & American Legion Post #184 will be hosting this annual event from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the beach behind the Wildwoods Convention Center. Open to all current and past military and their families, the event provides a variety of beach activities including adaptive surfing, kayaking, paddle-boarding and other ocean sports geared to help those with physical & emotional challenges the opportunity to participate in a safe and viable manner. This event is also open to non-military physically and emotionally challenged adults and children. To register for the event, please visit http://www.OpBeachHead.org

Downtown Wildwood Jazz & Wine Festival~NEW!
Saturday 08/10 to 08/11

Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave, Wildwood. Wine down at Byrne Plaza and enjoy some great jazz! Sat: DJ & live band, Sun: DJ or band. Food trucks & local tent vendors, artisan vendors, FREE family & kids activities (to include but not limited to corn hole, kam jam, lawn Jenga, Connect Four, Face Painting), wine and craft beer tasting and sale in garden/tent area. Rib-off contest. Judging and awards presentation on Sunday. Be sure to visit the great Downtown Wildwood shops, bars and restaurants while you are here! Sat: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sun: Noon - 6 p.m. 732.481.2311 or http://www/woyftevents.com

Boardwalk Craft Show
Saturday 08/10 to 08/11

The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, rain or shine. All handmade products. 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

Jus Nice Sneaker Convention
Saturday 08/10

Attention sneaker community! The Jus Nice Sneaker Convention is a chance for the ever growing SneakerHead community to buy, sell, and trade some of the most unique and high in demand sneakers. This event is for ALL AGES and will be held inside the Wildwoods Convention Center from noon until 5 p.m. Come have a great time and get your sh game rite! There will also be lots of giveaways and raffles throughout the event. Tickets will be available through http://www.ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000, or at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office. For more information call 609.305.3658 or visit www.AlwaysDopeInc.com

Wildwood Navy Seal Challenge
Saturday 08/10

Think you have what it takes to be a Navy Seal? Then sign up for the largest obstacle course in South Jersey featuring Navy Seal Team Challenges, Individual Challenges, and Kids Challenges. Event will take place on the Lincoln Avenue Beach in Wildwood beginning at 6 p.m. For more info call 609.522.8258 or visit http://WildwoodSeal.com.

Baseball on the Beach
Saturday 08/10 to 08/11

Experience beach baseball in the Wildwoods! Ages 9-13; Divisions 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U and 13U. Games will be held on 4 different fields on the Wildwoods Beach between Andrews and Rio Grande Avenues in Wildwood from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily. For more information call 609.522.2444 or visit http://www.WildwoodBeachBaseball.com

Downtown Wildwood Monday Night in The Plaza ~ NEW!
Monday 08/12

Held at Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue, in Downtown Wildwood featuring food and craft vendors, family activities and entertainment!609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Around the Island Row
Tuesday 08/13

Starts on the inlet beach and ends at 15th Avenue, North Wildwood. 7:30 a.m. Free. 609.522.7500.

Harlem Globetrotters
Wednesday 08/14 to 08/17

Returning to the Wildwoods Convention Center Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m. nightly featuring four games and four clinics. The new arena configuration will have you closer than ever to the action. On the court, the Globetrotters bring a one-of-a-kind show that is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans. Plus, you can meet the team on the court before the game with the purchase of Magic Pass a 30-minute pre-show that begins 5:30 p.m. prior to the 7 p.m. game. Clinics take place each game day at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 a.m.-12 noon with stars of the team. Clinics cost only $49 and includes a ticket to the game (valued up to $45). Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at http://www.ticketmaster.com or 800.745.3000, at www.HarlemGlobetrotters.com/Wildwood or at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office. The Box Office will be open 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. during game days. Discounts are available for groups of 10+, Boy/Girl Scouts, corporations and non-profits; contact Globetrotters group sales at 800.641.4667.

Wedding of the Sea
Wednesday 08/14

Norte Dame de la Mer Parish cordially invites you to the vigil of the Assumption of Our Blessed Virgin Mary followed by the procession down to the beach and the Wedding of the Sea. The event is FREE and all are invited to participate. Come celebrate this feast ! Music and singing to begin at 4pm, please join our Parish Music Ministry and orchestra in melodious celebration. Our very own Bishop Sullivan will start mass at 4:30 at St. Ann Church, 2901 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood. Immediately following the mass, all are invited to join the procession of Mary and her Mysteries of the Rosary through the streets of Wildwood, over the boardwalk and down to the ocean. Beach transportation will be available for those in need. At the waters edge all will take witness to the Wedding of the Sea in which Bishop Sullivan will bless the ocean and all its inhabitants. Holy water bottles will be available for purchase in the vestibule of St. Ann Church. Please contact Jude Kelly, Judekellylovescandles@gmail.com, 609-972-9051 with any questions concerns, or interest in taking part of the celebration.

Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza
Thursday 08/15

Enjoy live music in the park from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair to Byrne Plaza on Pacific Avenue (between Oak & Cedar Aves) in Wildwood. Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to "picnic in the plaza!" FREE admission and FREE parking. Featuring Shot of Southern, a high energy band covering the top country songs of today. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Anglesea Night Market
Thursday 08/15

16 or more of the best food trucks visit North Wildwood. The event runs from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Enjoy eclectic eats, cocktails from the area bars and pubs, crafters and all of the excitement of the North Wildwood Entertainment District! 609.318.4504 or visit http://www.AngleseaNightMarket.com for more information.

The Margarita Mile
Saturday 08/17

Race begins at 8 a.m. at the Andrews Avenue beach in Wildwood. This 5K beach event is in our second year and got off to a great start, raising over $6,100 for the American Cancer Society. This year's proceeds will go to a prominent brain cancer charity, used for research and treatment. Following the race, there will be a catered and emceed brunch party at 10 a.m. Entry is $25; and with $40, you can purchase both the race entry and a t-shirt. To register, visit http://fundly.com/margarita-mile/dash or call 215.478.3342.

Baseball on the Beach
Saturday 08/17 to 08/18

Experience beach baseball in the Wildwoods! Ages 9-13; Divisions 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U and 13U. Games will be held on 4 different fields on the Wildwoods Beach between Andrews and Rio Grande Avenues in Wildwood from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily. For more information call 609.522.2444 or visit http://www.WildwoodBeachBaseball.com

Boardwalk Craft Show
Saturday 08/17 to 08/18

The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, rain or shine. All handmade products. 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

Beatlemania Again Live in Concert
Saturday 08/17

Re-live one of the greatest moments in the history of show business at the Wildwoods Convention Center's Starlight Ballroom featuring Beatlemania Again! Experience the music, magic and mania of the Beatles live on stage. The show chronologically traces the Beatles career from 1964 until 1969 featuring over 30 of their greatest hits, plus 3 amazing costume changes! Doors open at 8 p.m.; show takes place from 8:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Tickets are available through http://www.ticketmaster.com/beatlemania-again-wildwood-convention-center-wildwood-nj/venueartist/16462/1637582 or charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000, or at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office. For more information visit www.BeatlemaniaAgain.com

Food Truck & Movie Night
Sunday 08/18

Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest. Join us from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. for award winning Food Trucks and a movie showing at the lake (movie begins at 7 p.m.). Get there early to enjoy delicious selections from food trucks from the tri-state area before you take your beach chairs or blankets down by the lake . 609.316.4504

Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza
Thursday 08/22

Enjoy live music in the park from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair to Byrne Plaza on Pacific Avenue (between Oak & Cedar Aves) in Wildwood. Come early to dine downtown or pickup take-out to "picnic in the plaza!" FREE admission and FREE parking. Featuring the Chatterband...a 9-piece powerhouse band with an outstanding horn section and dynamite singers with exceptional range. This group, so giften and talented plays the great hits from the 50's up to now. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com