Category Archives: Cape May County

The Wildwoods’ 2017 Summer Season Filled With Exciting Events All Summer Long

With summer right around the corner, the Wildwoods have planned numerous, fun-filled events for the entire season. The summer is jam-packed with exciting events, concerts, contests and celebrations for all ages – including a few that are new for 2017. Continue reading The Wildwoods’ 2017 Summer Season Filled With Exciting Events All Summer Long

‘Lawson’s Pride of Somers Point’ To Assist Crew of the Newly Commissioned U.S.C.G.C. Lawrence Lawson

Lawson’s Pride of Somers Point, a newly established non-profit organization, has been formed to aid the officers and crew of the newly commissioned, 154-foot-long Cutter Lawrence Lawson. The ship is presently docked in Cape May Harbor, NJ.

“Somers Point’s rich maritime history made establishing Lawson’s Pride of Somers Point a natural fit.  This volunteer organization is comprised of a mix of veterans and residents who are committed to helping the Lawrence Lawson’s officers and crew in any way we can,” explained Somers Point Councilman James Toto. Continue reading ‘Lawson’s Pride of Somers Point’ To Assist Crew of the Newly Commissioned U.S.C.G.C. Lawrence Lawson

The Wildwoods’ Memorial Day Weekend will be Jam-Packed with Fun

With Memorial Day Weekend around the corner, the Wildwoods have planned a jam-packed weekend of fun events to kick off the 2017 season.

Tourism officials foresee the potential for the 2017 Wildwoods’ season, with the help of an improved economy, new FREE events and attractions, eateries, festivals and concerts to be even bigger than years past. Continue reading The Wildwoods’ Memorial Day Weekend will be Jam-Packed with Fun

32nd Annual Four-Day International Kite Festival Weekend

The Wildwoods will officially kick off the 2017 summer season at the Unlocking of the Ocean Ceremony on Friday, May 26 at noon on the Andrews Avenue beach next to the Wildwoods Convention Center.

Tourism and city officials, guest speakers and more than 300 elementary school children will participate in the ceremony to officially ‘unlock’ the ocean with a large, ornate key and open the summer season. There will be plenty of colorful kites in the air and after the ‘unlocking’, as the children fly kites that they made earlier that morning in kite-making workshops inside the Convention Center, officially kicking off the International Kite Festival. This event is FREE to attend.   Continue reading 32nd Annual Four-Day International Kite Festival Weekend

The Wildwoods Host All-NEW Murder Mystery Weekend

The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce presents a weekend of “Who Done It?” during the all-NEW Murder Mystery Weekend of ‘Who killed Peggy Sue at the Hop’ Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20.

The mystery weekend kicks off on Friday, May 19 with a Welcome Party and Old-Fashioned Drive-In Movie at Pacific and Schellenger Avenues in Wildwood. The Welcome Party begins at 7:30 p.m. and the movie begins at 8:15 p.m. Parking will be available nearby. Bring your beach chairs and blankets and enjoy some snacks and soft drinks. In the event of inclement weather, the event will take place at the North Wildwood Recreation Center, located at 900 Central Avenue, North Wildwood. Continue reading The Wildwoods Host All-NEW Murder Mystery Weekend

Sturdy Savings Bank Presents Annual Donation to The Arc of Cape May County

Sturdy Savings Bank recently presented an annual corporate donation to The Arc of Cape May County. The donation will help assist with The Arc’s activities and programming for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Cape May County.  Continue reading Sturdy Savings Bank Presents Annual Donation to The Arc of Cape May County

The Wildwoods Host the Return of the Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show

Wildwood Motor Events, LLC will host the Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show in the Wildwoods beginning Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13. The weekend is set to include a variety of fun activities from start to finish that are sure to entertain the car lover in everyone. Continue reading The Wildwoods Host the Return of the Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show

Sturdy Savings Bank Presents Donation to Historic Cold Spring Village

Sturdy Savings Bank presented Historic Cold Spring Village (HCSV) with a donation for its 17th annual Feasting on History Restaurant Gala, “Down Jersey Fare”, taking place on Tuesday, May 2 at 6 p.m.

Every year, HCSV brings the Cape May County community together at the Gala in support of the Village and its mission of historic preservation, history education and heritage tourism.    Continue reading Sturdy Savings Bank Presents Donation to Historic Cold Spring Village

Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Indoor Championships Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, May 7

The National Judges Association Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Indoor Championships will be held at the Wildwoods Convention Center Thursday, May 4 through Sunday, May 7.

The Tournament of Bands will feature performers ranging from middle school through college level and encompass marching bands, indoor guard, majorette, percussion and dance teams – as well as jazz bands. Over 220 competitive scholastic and independent units from nine states in the mid-Atlantic region will compete in the four-day competition. Continue reading Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Indoor Championships Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, May 7