Wildwoods Convention Center. Cheerleading event is open to all rec and school programs that are members of the American Recreation and School Cheer Association. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Performances will be choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. Admission is $15 and free for children 3 and under. 866.52.CHEER or http://www.SpiritBrands.org
Wildwoods Convention Center. Annual Mid-Atlantic National Cheerleading and Dance Championship featuring recreation, high school and all-star divisions. Saturday: 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Sunday: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Performances will be choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. Admission is $15 and free for children 5 and under. 866.52.CHEER or http://www.SpiritBrands.org
Ceremony begins on the steps of North Wildwood City Hall (10th & Atlantic Avenues) at 11:30 a.m. Parade begins at noon and proceeds north on Atlantic Avenue to Olde New Jersey Avenue. Kevin McCloskey to serve as Grand Marshal for this year's parade. FREE. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
Living Faith Alliance Church presents a men's retreat at the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring various sessions, workshops, guest speakers, worship, and concert. Fri: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Sat: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sun: 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. For more information, visit http://www.lfachurch.org.
Wildwoods Convention Center. Girl Scouts will present displays for countries around the world. Travel from table to table and experience activities from different countries such as crafts, games, songs, traditions, foods, beverages, tours or displays. 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Ticket prices: Hosting $3/girl; Tourist $7/girl; All Adults $1. 856.795.1560 or http://www.gscsnj.org
Noon until 4 p.m. in the Oceanfront Exhibit Hall at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Brides have the opportunity to meet face to face with wedding professionals from to find everything possible to create a dream wedding! All registered brides are eligible to win a 5-day, 4-night all-inclusive honeymoon at the Hotel Riu Palace Peninsula located in the heart of Cancun, Mexico courtesy of Berman Travel (airfare not included). FREE admission, FREE prize drawings, FREE gift for pre-registered brides! A fashion show featuring the latest bridal, bridesmaid and mother-of-the-bride gowns, special occasion and honeymoon fashions will take place from 1-2 p.m. Wedding vendors include photographers, videographers, florists, salons and spas, honeymoon destinations, wedding announcements, limo and trolley companies, DJ's and entertainment, and menu samplings from area wedding venues. Participate in fun contests and win great prizes. For more information call 609.465.7181 or visit http://www.wildwoodsnj.com/Bridal-Fair/
The Wildwoods Convention Center and other locations throughout the Wildwoods, including the Crest Pier Recreation Center, Wildwood High School, Wildwood Catholic High School, North Wildwood Community Center, and the Byrne Community Center. A multi-day event in which over 1,000 Special Olympics athletes from the Garden State will compete in basketball competitions. FREE admission! Sat: 10 a.m - 6 p.m. Sun: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 609.896.8000 or http://www.sonj.org
Saturday will feature a Health and Fitness Expo in the Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Runners are asked to check in during this time while having the opportunity to shop for the latest in runner's gear and accessories. The Expo is also open to the public and admission is free. Sunday will feature the 26.2 mile marathon as well as a 10 mile run starting at 9 a.m. through the scenic barrier islands of Cape May County, and a portion includes running the entire length of the Wildwoods Boardwalk. Also included are a 5K run and a 1.5 mile fun run. 609.523.0880 or http://www.odmarathon.com