Competition for North Wildwood and West Wildwood residents. Prizes will be awarded to Most Creative, Best Decorated Window, and Judges' Pick. Registration forms are available at the North Wildwood Recreation Center and are due by Friday, October 25. Houses will be judged on Monday, October 28 from 7-9 p.m. Winners will be contacted by phone. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
Vintage auto (pre-1934) and motorcycles (pre-1948) will compete in an exhibition style beach race at the waters edge at Spicer Avenue, Wildwood. Friday features a pre-party including a car and bike show at the Starlux Hotel. Saturday features vintage auto and motorcycle races from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. with live rock 'n roll all day. Beach entry is at 8:30 a.m. for spectators. A bonfire and beach party will take place on Saturday night from 8 p.m. until midnight, with live rock 'n roll. More beach racing will take place on Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. followed by an award ceremony, beach party and more rock 'n roll music. Beach entry is at 8:30 a.m. for spectators. Tickets will be on sale soon through Eventbrite.com. For more information visit http://www.TheRaceOfGentlemen.com.
The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce will host a FREE street fair from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Atlantic Avenue between Wildwood and Schellenger Avenues in Wildwood. The festival will feature 2 stages of live music, crafters, food vendors, a pie eating contest and much more! A Kids Korner with activities including pumpkin painting, face painting and bounce houses will take place from noon - 4 p.m. 609.729.4000 or http://www.Wildwoods.com
60th Annual event on the Wildwoods Beaches. Registration at the Anglesea Firehouse, 2nd and New Jersey Avenues, North Wildwood. Registration begins at 6 a.m. Teams and individuals welcome. 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Entrance fee for participants/teams. 856.231.9110 or http://www.asaconline.org.
North Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters, 15th Avenue & the Beach, North Wildwood. Registration begins at 5 a.m. for ASAC sanctioned tournament which will run from 7 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. Individual tournament (not ASAC sanctioned) starts at 5 a.m. on Saturday and concludes at noon on Sunday. Registration for individual tournament begins at 4 p.m. Saturday and ends at 9 a.m. Sunday. Entry fee $50 per 6 man team and $10 per individual. 290.6480 or http://www.njbba.org
Friday night features a Dance Party at the Wildwoods Convention Center with David Christopher's Nifty '50s Band from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person. A FREE street fair will take place at Fox Park in Wildwood on Saturday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. featuring classic cars, food and craft vendors, a Doo Wop Bus Tour, live entertainment and more! Saturday night concert in the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring Bowzer's Rock 'n Roll Party with Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon, Gene Chandler - The Duke of Earl, Fred Parris & The Five Satins, Bowzer & The Stingrays, along with SPECIAL GUEST Bill Haley's Original Comets celebrating 60 years of 'Rock Around The Clock!' Doors open at 6 p.m., concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and start at $49.50 per person. Tickets and updates available through the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce at 609.729.4000 or http://www.Wildwoods.com or through Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Motocross races on the Wildwoods beach! Weekend on the beach with races all day Saturday and Sunday for bikes, ATV's and UTV's. Come get a piece of the thrill of extreme races! For more info or to purchase tickets call 609.522.4546 or visit http://www.WildwoodMotorEvents.com or www.TheBrawlOnTheBeach.com
New Jersey Lighthouses and select affiliated museums will host a "Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey" weekend. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. rain or shine. Visitors will enjoy the opportunity to tour the state and visit participating land-based lighthouses, 2 museums, and 2 life-saving stations over the weekend, as well as help raise funds for continued lighthouse preservation, education and restoration. The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse in North Wildwood is included in the challenge. Entrance fee for participants and vendors. 609.522.4520, http://www.HerefordLighthouse.org or www.LighthouseChallengeNJ.org.
The Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run is a ghoulishly fun and exciting family event for all ages Halloween Weekend. This festive boardwalk event offers a 5K run along with a 1 mile family walk, starting at 10 a.m. - rain or shine. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite Halloween costumes to vie for the prizes in the best dressed categories of Family, Youth, Infant, and Best All Around. All proceeds benefit the Elementary Schools of the Wildwoods. $25 for adults; $10 for those 18 and under. All participants will receive a Pumpkin Run T-shirt. http://www.BoardwalkPumpkinRun.com or 609.849.8887
The Wildwood Crest Recreation Department will host the annual Halloween Eve Trunk-or-Treat family event at 6:30 p.m. The event consists of parents/adults bringing their Halloween-decorated vehicles to the Wildwood Crest Pier parking lot at Heather Road and Ocean Avenue, where they will distribute candy from the trunks of their vehicles to children outfitted for Halloween. The event includes other Halloween related activities, a DJ, refreshments and prizes awarded to the best decorated vehicles. Trunk-or-Treat is a free event, but vehicles must be pre-registered. Registration forms are available at the Crest Pier Recreation Center. 609.523.0202 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com