Frankie Avalon

Frankie Avalon

WILDWOOD — The 14th annual Fabulous '50s and Beyond Weekend is set for Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 14.

Hosted by the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce, the two-day celebration pays tribute to the 1950s and beyond, and highlights the Wildwoods' role in the birth of rock 'n' roll.

A dance party begins the fun from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Friday in the Wildwoods Convention Center's Oceanfront Arena, featuring The Cameos. Admission is $16 per person.

Then, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, a street fair is set across from the Convention Center on Ocean Avenue, with free live entertainment throughout the day, a classic car show, a doo-wop '50s bus tour and vendors offering '50s memorabilia, merchandise and food.

At 7 p.m. Saturday, the weekend's featured event, the Fabulous '50s and Beyond concert, is planned in the Convention Center. The musical lineup will include Frankie Avalon, The Duprees, Danny & The Juniors and The Ladies of Shake, Rattle 'n Roll.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for the concert.

Tickets are $54 per person for stadium seating and $71.50 per person for floor seating and available at

For more information, see or call 609-729-4000.

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