Wildwood, NJ Events

Runners to renew vows at breast cancer 5k

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:00 am

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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Mid-Atlantic Police & Fire Survivors Weekend begins today

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 26, 2014 03:31 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD — There will be events throughout the weekend honoring the survivors of law enforcement officers and firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty.

Starting at 5 p.m. today, Friday, Sept. 26, a ceremonial wreath brought from Philadelphia will be delivered to the North Wildwood municipal boat ramp at 5th and New Jersey avenues.  

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Olde Time Italian Festival turns 10 in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 26, 2014 12:56 pm

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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Ride to Rebuild is Oct. 5

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH WILDWOOD — Local motorcycle enthusiasts will gather for a good cause on Sunday, Oct. 5 in Deptford for the “Ride to Rebuild” fundraiser, benefiting The Children’s Fresh Air Home of North Wildwood.

The fundraiser will be sponsored by St. John’s Masonic Lodge 115. 

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Firefighters in town this weekend

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 12:00 am

LoBiondo expected to speak at convention  

WILDWOOD — The annual convention of the New Jersey State Firemen takes place at the Wildwoods Convention Center Sept. 11 through Sept. 13.

The Wildwood Crest Recreation Department will host its annual Firefighters’ Weekend Craft Show Friday, Sept. 12 and Saturday, Sept. 13 at SunrisePark at Rambler Road, located at Rambler Road and Ocean Avenue.

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Wildwood’s not ready to roll up the sidewalks

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Written by Christie Rotondo Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 am

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 10:14 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 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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