Wildwood, NJ Events

Upcoming events in Wildwoods

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 10, 2014 12:00 am

Dec. 12 to Dec. 13: Family Holiday Celebration. Continue a family tradition with an exciting holiday celebration filled with fun for the entire family. Attend the Jaycees Christmas Parade on Friday night at 6:30 p.m., followed by a tree lighting ceremony and parade awards ceremony at the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7:30 p.m. Bring the family inside the Wildwoods Convention Center lobby on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for free admission to holiday-themed crafters, photos with Santa, entertainment and much more. For more information call (609) 729-9000 or visit WildwoodHoliday.com for a detailed list of entertainment.

Dec. 12: Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade. Watch a festive line-up of floats, fire trucks and other creatively decorated vehicles parade down the streets of the Wildwoods accompanied by Santa himself! Registration begins at 4 p.m. at the North Wildwood Recreation Center (10th and Central avenues); line-up begins at 5 p.m.; parade steps off at 6 p.m. at 15th and Central avenues, then continues South on Pacific Avenue through Wildwood to Heather Road in Wildwood Crest, then ends at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Parade awards will be presented in the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7:30 p.m., immediately following the 7:15 p.m. tree lighting ceremony. Trophies will be awarded in these categories: Commercial, Community Service, Marching Bands, and Public Service. (Rain date for parade is Sunday, Dec. 14 with registration at 3 p.m., lineup at 4 p.m., and parade steps off at 5 p.m. If weather is uncertain, listen to 98.7 The Coast.) 609.729.5501 or WildwoodHoliday.com.

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Cheer competition returns to Wildwoods Convention Center

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 am

Cheerleaders will demonstrate their skills during the Cheer Tech Championship Competitions at the Wildwoods Convention Center.
Cheerleaders will demonstrate their skills during the Cheer Tech Championship Competitions at the Wildwoods Convention Center. A cheerleading competition will be held at the Wildwoods Convention Center over four days with hundreds of cheerleading teams bringing dance, pom-poms and spirit to compete for a title on Dec. 6 and Dec. 7, at 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood.

The Cheer Tech Spirit National Championship will take place Saturday, Dec. 6 and Sunday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

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Fall brings “Nature-cize” walks to Two Mile Beach

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 02:37 pm

 Fall brings “Nature-cize” walks to Two Mile Beach Fall brings “Nature-cize” walks to Two Mile Beach WILDWOOD CREST – The public is invited to get healthier by joining the Friends of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge in weekly “Nature-cize” walks, from 2-3 p.m., every Sunday, starting Nov. 16, at the Two Mile Beach Unit of the refuge.

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Pumpkin Run to support Breast Cancer Foundation

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 24, 2014 02:30 pm

WILDWOOD– The sixth annual Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run will be Saturday, Oct. 25 and this year, the run is going pink.

Organizers say that the run will honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a new pink logo and T-shirts for race and walk participants, and $1 donation will be made to the American Breast Cancer Foundation from every adult registration.

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Teen ghost hunters investigate Wildwood’s Boyer Museum

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Written by Christie Rotondo Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:00 pm

Members of the Teen Paranormal Society watch computer monitors during one of this summer’s research sessions at the George F. Boyer museum. Members of the Teen Paranormal Society watch computer monitors during one of this summer’s research sessions at the George F. Boyer museum.

Paranormal research presentation scheduled for Oct. 25

WILDWOOD — A handful of CumberlandCounty teens spent the summer exploring “spooky” happenings at the GeorgeF.BoyerMuseum, and come Oct. 25, they will share their findings. 

The Teen Paranormal Society is a subgroup of Great Northeastern Paranormal Research, founded by John A. Pacelli and Clay Borneman of Cumberland County Paranormal. For a few evenings this past summer, the group set up night-vision cameras, recorders, sound equipment, and thermometers throughout the Pacific Avenue museum.

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Runners to renew vows at breast cancer 5k

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 27, 2014 11:00 pm

WILDWOOD — The nonprofit Brides Against Breast Cancer is hosting a Run and Renew 5K and One Mile Survivor Tribute Walk 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at Morey’s Mariner’s Landing Pier, Schellenger Avenue and the Boardwalk.

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Olde Time Italian Festival turns 10 in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 26, 2014 11:56 am

WILDWOOD– The 10th annual Olde Time Italian Festival will serve up Old World Italy in the Wildwoods Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27. Hosted by the Sons of Italy of Wildwood, this event will take place in Fox Park, located on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues across from the Wildwoods Convention Center.

The free two-day festival celebrates Italian culture and heritage with Italian crafts, authentic Italian cuisine, games, contests and continuous live entertainment.

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Wildwood’s not ready to roll up the sidewalks

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Written by Christie Rotondo Sunday, August 31, 2014 11:00 pm

Crowd-drawing events continue through September and October

WILDWOOD — In Wildwood, the season won’t stop on Labor Day.

The Wildwoods will host dozens of events through September and October, ranging from the Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Weekend to a celebration of all things ’50s, in what tourism officials dubbed the island’s ‘Second Season.’

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PHOTOS: 105 annual Wildwoods Baby Parade

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, July 31, 2014 09:14 am

Children make their debut for the 105th annual Wildwoods Baby Parade Wednesday, July 30 in decorated wagons and strollers. The parade started in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center and finished at 16th Street in North Wildwood. Photos by Jen Marra. 

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Wildwood Officials hope market will bring shoppers to Pacific Ave.

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 04, 2014 11:00 pm

George Greenland of North Wildwood, a board member with the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority, picks out a pack of peaches from Nummy Town Farm and Nursery of Rio Grande. George Greenland of North Wildwood, a board member with the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority, picks out a pack of peaches from Nummy Town Farm and Nursery of Rio Grande. WILDWOOD – Officials cut the ribbon marking the grand opening of the Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market on June 28.

Located at the corner of Schellenger and Pacific avenues, the market offers shoppers more than 20 booths offering everything from locally grown produce and honey to wine, olive oils and artisan teas. The market is open rain or shine 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday through Aug. 30.

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