Wildwood, NJ Events

Wildwood Officials hope market will bring shoppers to Pacific Ave.

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 05, 2014 12:00 am

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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PHOTOS: Wildwood Patriotic 5K

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Written by Jen Marra Saturday, July 05, 2014 12:00 am

Despite the weather, participants in the Fourth of July Wildwood Patriotic 5K and 1-mile fun walk still took to the boardwalk to compete Friday morning.  Joe Malloy was the first the race overall and Bridie McCarey was the first woman to finish.  
Photos by Jen Marra. 

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PHOTOS: Families celebrate the Fourth throughout the Wildwoods

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 04, 2014 12:06 pm

Ella and Owen Webber of Rockville, Md. want everyone to "have a super Fourth" this holiday weekend. The siblings were dressed as superheroes to defend their title in the "Most Creative" category for kids 11 and under the Independence Day Parade. However, the parade was canceled due to the weather. Instead, they enjoyed breakfast at Samuel's Pancake House in North Wildwood and stopped at the Candy Cottage.

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Farmers Market kicks off Saturday

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 27, 2014 02:16 pm

A ribbon cutting to open the Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market for the year is set 10 a.m. June 28, when the new Doo WW magnet design will also be unveiled.

The Farmers Market committee will also give away tote bags and Doo WW magnets.

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‘Beach Blanket Bingo’ concert set for Saturday – but leave the blankets at home

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 27, 2014 02:03 pm

12th Planet 12th Planet WILDWOOD – As many as 6,000 people are expected to descend upon the beach in Wildwood between Baker and Roberts avenues from 4-11 p.m. Saturday for an electronic dance music festival called Beach Blanket Bingo. But no blankets are allowed.

The June 28 festival is one of three EDM events scheduled for the Wildwood beach this summer. BeachGlow is planned for July 5.

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PHOTOS: North Wildwood celebrates the sea

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, June 27, 2014 12:31 pm

Cloudy weather does not stop a crowd of people from visiting the festival Cloudy weather does not stop a crowd of people from visiting the festival Cloudy weather does not stop a crowd of people from visiting the Maritime Festival Saturday, June 21, at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse. Photos by Jen Marra. 

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Pyrotechnics are his passion and his pleasure

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Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, June 25, 2014 10:51 am

Toms River attorney Jack Serpico is the ‘man behind the curtain’ creating Wildwood’s fireworks

WILDWOOD – Thousands of people are expected to make their way to the Wildwood beach and boardwalk to watch Jack Serpico’s work throughout the summer, but few will know he is the man behind their “oohs” and “ahs.”

Serpico is a fourth-generation pyrotechnic who has designed Wildwood’s Friday night and July Fourth fireworks shows for almost 20 years. He goes by the nickname “Pyro Jack” – and those few minutes of Roman candles, comets, strobe stars, salutes and peonies are his art.

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PHOTOS: Duck and cover to cover

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 22, 2014 12:00 am

Children from Kate Hass’ pre-kindergarten class enjoy a book read by United Way’s Director of Community Initiatives Amanda McGowan Children from Kate Hass’ pre-kindergarten class enjoy a book read by United Way’s Director of Community Initiatives Amanda McGowan

Children from Kate Hass’ pre-kindergarten class enjoy a book read by United Way’s Director of Community Initiatives Amanda McGowan during a visit Wednesday, June 11 in Wildwood. The United Way duck, star of the Rubber Ducky Regatta set for Aug. 17 at Morey’s, also stopped in for a visit.

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Summer concerts kick off in the Wildwoods

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 12:00 am

WILDWOOD CREST – For the sixth straight summer, the Borough of Wildwood Crest will offer its popular Summer Music Series at beachfront Centennial Park.

The 2014 Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series will include 20 evenings of free live music, beginning Wednesday, June 25 and concluding Saturday, Aug. 30.

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PHOTOS: Hats off to the Wildwood High Class of 2014

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, June 18, 2014 05:56 pm

Wildwood High School's graduated class of 2014 proudly throws their caps into the air on Pacific Avenue in front of the school after the conclusion of the 108th Commencement Ceremony Tuesday, June 17. Wildwood High School's graduated class of 2014 proudly throws their caps into the air on Pacific Avenue in front of the school after the conclusion of the 108th Commencement Ceremony Tuesday, June 17. Wildwood High School's graduated class of 2014 proudly throws their caps into the air on Pacific Avenue in front of the school after the conclusion of the 108th Commencement Ceremony Tuesday, June 17. Photos by Jen Marra

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