Category Archives: Cape May County

The 3rd Annual ‘Boots at the Beach’ Country Music Festival returns to North Wildwood

The 3rd annual ‘Boots at the Beach’ Country Music Festival will return to the North Wildwood Entertainment District, along Olde New Jersey Avenue, on Friday, September 15 and Saturday, September 16. The event will feature two full days of country music, vendors, crafts, food and more. Continue reading The 3rd Annual ‘Boots at the Beach’ Country Music Festival returns to North Wildwood

The 13th Annual Wildwood Block Party and Music Festival returns to Fox Park Sunday, September 3

Add FREE family fun and music to your Labor Day Weekend festivities with the 13th Annual Wildwood Block Party and Music Festival on Sunday, September 3.

The end-of-summer celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Fox Park, located on Ocean Avenue directly across from the Wildwoods Convention Center. The festivities will include 12 hours of continuous entertainment, games, crafts, food, merchandise vendors, FREE live music and much more!

The entertainment line-up will feature MFSB, Brass Transit…The Musical Legacy of Chicago, Jeremiah Hunter, Just In Time and Bittersweet.

Admission to the Wildwood Block Party and Music Festival is FREE!

For additional information about the festival, please call 609-522-2444 or visit www.WildwoodNJ.org.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.

The Sports Card, Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show Returns to the Wildwoods Convention Center

The Wildwoods Convention Center will welcome the Sports Card, Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show back for its second appearance this summer from Friday, August 25 through Sunday, August 27 – an event perfect for collectors of all kinds.

Presented by RK Sports Promotions, the expo will feature more than 125 tables of the hottest collectibles, including old and new sports cards; toys; comic books; Starting Line-ups; McFarlane figures; NASCAR memorabilia; non-sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic; Beanie Babies; videos; unopened wax boxes; supplies; autographed memorabilia; sets; posters; coins; t-shirts; Legos; Funko Pops; trains; dolls and much more. Continue reading The Sports Card, Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show Returns to the Wildwoods Convention Center

‘Tri the Wildwoods’ Triathlon, 5K & Kids Race Returns Saturday, August 26 on the Beaches in North Wildwood

The 14th Annual ‘Tri the Wildwoods’ will take place Saturday, August 26 along the beautiful beaches, streets and boardwalk of North Wildwood with hundreds of athletes from across the country participating in this end of summer “rite of passage race.”

The Triathlon’s Sprint division will feature a ¼-mile swim, 10-mile bike race, and 3.1-mile beach/boardwalk run. The International division will feature a .6-mile swim, 18.5-mile bike race, and a five-mile run. Both events begin at 6:30 a.m. and all participants will be treated to a catered hot breakfast on the beach. The swim course and run course will begin at 15th Avenue and the beach in North Wildwood; the bike course will begin at 13th Avenue and JFK Boulevard in North Wildwood.

The event will also include an additional 5K, or 3.1-mile, beach/boardwalk run, strictly for runners, set to begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, after the final wave of the triathlon has begun.

Also, a Kids Splash ‘n Dash will begin at 9 a.m., which incorporates a swim and run course for children ages six through 14 and focuses on finishing rather than competing. Children can participate in either the “Little Kids” 100-meter swim and .5 mile run, or the “Big Kids” 200-meter swim and one mile run. All registered children will receive a complimentary Morey’s Piers Amusements and Water Parks Pass.

Tri the Wildwoods, a USA Triathlon sanctioned event, first took place in the Wildwoods in 2004 and has grown to attract more than 1,500 runners each year from throughout the northeast, as well as athletes from as far as Colorado, California, Ireland, Iceland and Canada. Prizes will be awarded to the winners in each age group immediately following the race.

For additional information about Tri the Wildwoods events or to register, visit www.DelmoSports.com.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.

Wine and Dine Throughout the Wildwoods’ During Restaurant Week Sunday, August 27 – Friday, September 1

 Wine and dine in some of the Wildwoods’ finest restaurants during Wildwoods Restaurant Week Sunday, August 27 through Friday, September 1 – presented by the Wildwood Restaurant Association and sponsored in part by the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA). It’s an opportunity to visit a new restaurant you’ve been meaning to try or revisit one of your old favorites.

Over 25 of the Wildwoods’ top restaurants will participate in Restaurant Week – each offering a complete four-course meal including appetizer, salad, entrée and dessert for only $30 plus tax and gratuity.  Continue reading Wine and Dine Throughout the Wildwoods’ During Restaurant Week Sunday, August 27 – Friday, September 1

The Wildwoods Baby Waddle Contest & the 108th Wildwoods Baby Parade – A Favorite Wildwoods Summertime Tradition

The Wildwoods Baby Waddle Contest and the 108th Wildwoods Baby Parade, which took place August 1 and August 2, were fun-filled events full of smiles, babies and toddlers from across the tri-state area.

The Wildwoods Baby Waddle Contest, held the day before the annual Baby Parade, brought out speed-crawling babies and waddling toddlers to the Wildwoods Convention Center. Participants in the two categories – The Crawl and The Waddle – were encouraged by their parents to crawl or waddle from the center to the edge of a 45-foot diameter circle. The baby or toddler that made its way out of the circle first won. Lily McGee of Cape May Court House, NJ took first place as a crawler; and the winner of The Waddle was Isabelle Hatfield of Wildwood Crest, NJ. Continue reading The Wildwoods Baby Waddle Contest & the 108th Wildwoods Baby Parade – A Favorite Wildwoods Summertime Tradition

The City of Wildwood Announces Rock and Roar 2017 Roar to The Shore Beach Concert Friday, September 8

The City of Wildwood announced Rock and Roar 2017, a beach concert that will take place on the Wildwood beach behind the famous Wildwood welcome sign September 8. Headliners include national artists Eddie Money, Foghat, The Michael Allman Band, and up and coming artists Dead Fish Handshake Gates and concessions open at 5 p.m., and the show will begin at 6 p.m.

Eddie Money, once a New York City police officer, burst onto the music scene in the late 70’s and has never looked back. Best known for his hits “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Baby Hold On,” Money continues to astound crowds with his high-energy performances.

Foghat has been a classic rock staple for over 30 years. Their hits “Slow Ride,” “I Just Wanna Make Love To You” and “Stone Blue” have been used in countless movies, TV shows and commercials. During their live shows, they play their classic 1977 album “Foghat Live” in its entirety.  Continue reading The City of Wildwood Announces Rock and Roar 2017 Roar to The Shore Beach Concert Friday, September 8

The Wildwoods Eighth Annual Tattoo Beach Bash Brings the Body Art Community

The Eighth Annual Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash, presented by Rebel Image Tattoo, takes place Friday, August 11 through Sunday, August 13 inside the Wildwoods Convention Center – an event perfect for tattoo enthusiasts, as well as those interested in the unique art form of tattooing and body art design.

The Tattoo Beach Bash will bring the professional body art community to the Wildwoods for a weekend of events. The event will host major national tattoo artists, as well as activities including tattoo contests, live tattooing, art exhibits, live entertainment, tattoo novelties and much more. Continue reading The Wildwoods Eighth Annual Tattoo Beach Bash Brings the Body Art Community

The Wildwoods’ 108th Baby Parade on the Wildwoods Boardwalk 2017

 The 108th Wildwoods Baby Parade, an exciting Wildwoods tradition since 1909, takes place Wednesday, August 2 and kicks off this year with the Wildwoods Baby Waddle Contest on Tuesday, August 1.

A thrilling event for infants, toddlers, and spectators alike, the Wildwoods Baby Waddle Contest will take place at 10:30 a.m. on the grassy circle in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. This event encourages very young participants of walking or crawling age to show off their speed-crawling or “waddling” techniques to win fun prizes. Continue reading The Wildwoods’ 108th Baby Parade on the Wildwoods Boardwalk 2017

NEW! The Wildwoods Host ‘Race Roll Dye’ 5K Color Run on Saturday, July 22

Get out your white clothes for this new event in the Wildwoods! The Race Roll Dye 5K Color Run is coming to the Wildwoods Saturday, July 22, for a day of fun for the whole family.

“Race Roll Dye” is a fun, inflatable 5K obstacle course. It’s an exciting and energizing race for beginners and experienced runners. Race Roll Dye strives to be the best 5K obstacle course on the planet with a side of color fun. It’s not a hardcore run; it’s a fun core run so it’s up to you. Walk it, run it, but definitely fun it! Included in the Color Run are some traditional obstacles like vertical walls, low crawls and tire runs sprinkled with colorful, nontoxic dye stations to jazz up the fun. Continue reading NEW! The Wildwoods Host ‘Race Roll Dye’ 5K Color Run on Saturday, July 22