Competition for North Wildwood and West Wildwood residents. Prizes will be awarded to Most Creative,Scariest and Best Overall. Registration forms are available at the North Wildwood Recreation Center and are due by Friday, October 29th at 5 p.m.Houses will be judged on Wednesday, October 29th from 7-9 p.m. Winners will be contacted by phone. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
All Chrysler Car Show! Friday night will feature a Glow Show and BBQ at the Imperial 500 Motel for participants only. Cars will NOT be displayed on the boardwalk due to impending storm. There will be a display on Forget Me Not Rd in Wildwood Crest on Saturday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday Night Block Party with a DJ at the Imperial 500 for participants. FREE for spectators! 860.303.2952 or http://www.ChryslerOwnersGroup.com
SURVIVORS' WEEKEND IN NORTH WILDWOOD CANCELLED This years Mid-Atlantic Police and Fire Survivors' Weekend, scheduled from October 2-4, 2015 in North Wildwood, has been cancelled due to forecasted weather conditions The Mid-Atlantic Police & Fire Survivor weekend is pleased to join with the Cape May County Police and Fire Emerald Society to welcome the survivor groups of the Mid-Altantic region to North Wildwood in support of the survivors of those police and fire personnel who have lost their lives in the service of others. Events are held at 2nd & Surf Avenues and at Lou Booth Amphitheater in North Wildwood. Festivities include a ceremonial wreath arrival, family night dinner party, pool side cookout, motorcycle thrill show by the Philadelphia Police Dept. Motorcycle Drill Team, public safety expo, candlelight vigil, morning prayer service, and more. For more info, call 609.522.2030 x1504 or visit http://www.MidAtlanticSurvivors.org for a detailed schedule of events.
Regardless of denomination, culture, or locale, thousands of young people from across the region will join for one weekend at the Wildwoods Convention Center to create a space where God illuminates and inspires hearts and minds. Starts at 8 a.m. daily. Be a culture-shaper, a world-changer, and a history-maker by joining this movement born out of a desire to find faith in God and a place in the world to live it out. Find out more at http://www.IgniteNJ.org
**DUE TO FORECASTED WEATHER CONDITIONS, THE BOARDWALK BUNK DOWN HAS BEEN CANCELLED** Set up camp on Adventure Pier, then enjoy the rides on Mariners Pier all day Saturday. When youve had your fill of amusements, head back to Adventure Pier, grab your beach chair or blanket and settle in for a movie, with complimentary popcorn, under the Great White Roller Coaster. Rain or shine. For more info or to register, call 609.522.3900 x1195 or visit http://www.MoreysPiers.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.
***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED*** This is NASCAR on water! Held on Sunset Lake at Rambler Road and New Jersey Avenue in Wildwood Crest. The Wildwoods Hydrofest is an exciting international powerboat racing event, coupled with a 6-block festival of craft, merchandise and food vendors, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily. Races begin at 10 a.m. daily. Inboard powered hydroplanes and flatbottoms will compete on a one-mile oval course in full view of the spectator area. Race boats range in size from 12 to 23 feet and will reach speeds between 80 and 140 mph! Event offers first-class action with the EPIC Racing events - Eastern Pro Inboard Championship - you will see the fastest hydroplanes, runabouts and Jersey Speed Skiffs the country has to offer. Race teams will compete for American Power Boat Association national points as well as the prestigious NJ Governor's Cup (an award for outstanding performance by a boat racing team). FREE for spectators! For fans who want to see the race boats up close and talk to the drivers and crews, pit passes can be purchased at the event for $10. Event is handicapped/wheelchair accessible. For more information call 609.886.8156 or visit http://www.WildwoodsHydrofest.org.
Registration at the Anglesea Fire house, 201 New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood begins at 5 a.m. ASAC sanctioned tournament will run from 7 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. Individual tournament (not ASAC sanctioned) starts at 5 a.m. Entry fee $50 per 6 man team and $10 per individual. 856.981.3787 or http://www.njbba.org
The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce will host a FREE street fair from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Atlantic Avenue between Wildwood and Schellenger Avenues in Wildwood. The festival will feature 2 stages of live music with Animal House, The Who Knows Band, The Chameleon Band and Club Phred, crafters, food vendors, games, 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 - 5 p.m. 609.729.4000 or http://www.Wildwoods.com
Vintage auto (pre-1934) and motorcycles (pre-1948) will compete in an exhibition style beach race at the waters edge between Schellenger and Spicer Avenues, Wildwood. Friday features a pre-party including a car and bike show between the Starlux and Surfcomber Motel. Saturday gates open at 8 a.m. and will feature 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 with gates opening at 8 a.m., races from 10 a.m. - 6 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. No coolers will be permitted on the beach. Beverages will be available for sale for your convenience. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.TheRaceOfGentlemen.com.
The Cape Express Soccer Club is pleased to present the 23rd Annual George Pratt Memorial Soccer Tournament to be held over Columbus Day Weekend. All games will be played in Cape May County on Saturday and Sunday only. No games will be played on Monday. Games taking place in various locations throughout the Wildwoods as well. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily. For more information visit http://www.CapeExpress.com .
Mariner's Landing Pier at Schellenger Avenue from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests can purchase an unlimited ride wristband and kids can enjoy free face painting, strolling entertainment, pumpkin decorating and more! 609.522.3900 or http://www.MoreysPiers.com
Friday night features a Nifty '50s Dance Party at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. with Rocky and the Rollers, who will play the best of doo wop and rock 'n roll! 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, and live entertainment with Rave On, The Cameos, and Shake, Rattle & Soul. Saturday night features Bowzer's Rock 'n Roll Party at the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7 p.m. with Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon, The Legendary Teenagers, The Vogues, Jay Siegel's Tokens, The Chiffons and Bowzer and the Stingrays. Tickets are $49.50 for stadium seating or $65.50 for floor seating, and can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000 or http://www.Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available at the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce (3306 Pacific Avenue) or at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office the weekend of the event. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information visit www.Wildwoods.com or call 609.729.4000.
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 9 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
Event is held at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues in Wildwood from noon until midnight. An 'Olde World' family festival including crafts, games, great Italian food and continuous FREE live entertainment! A grape stomping contest and spaghetti eating contest will both take place on Saturday from 3-4:30 p.m. Admission to the festival is FREE. Entertainment line-up TBD. 609.231.8448 or http://www.SonsOfItalyWildwood.org
Goodfella's Vaporium, Cape May County's Premier Vapor Shop, presents "Vaping at the Shore," a vaping convention for the vaping community at the Wildwoods Convention Center from noon until 10 p.m. Goodfella's will offer the public a presentation of the finest vapor shop retailers in the region, with over 50 high quality e-liquid manufacturers and wholesalers displaying the latest in vaping devices. From beginners to advanced, each attendee is sure to have a great day of education, shopping, testing new flavors and devices, and so much more. During the event we will offer special contests, such as a Cloud Blowing Contest - with $5,000 going to the winner - a Coil Building Contest, Halloween Contest, and Miss Vapor Contest. Vaping seminars will also be available, taught by experienced vapers. You're invited to meet the famous Suicide Girls and Penthouse Pets Kelly Kole and Victoria Nika Zdrok! Live music will take place throughout the day as well as vaping trick demonstrations, a lingerie show, and hourly giveaways. Vaping at the Shore is presented by Goodfella's Vaporium, located at 3411 Pacific Avenue in Wildwood. Admission is $10 at the door. There is no age restriction to enter the event, however attendees must be at least 19 years of age to purchase any e-liquid or to be allowed in the e-liquid testing area. Vaping will only be allowed on the Convention Center deck, which overlooks the beach and ocean. For more info, call 609.600.2728 or visit http://www.GoodfellasVaporiumNJ.com/vape/index.html
Fox Park and Wildwoods Beach, Wildwood. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 3rd Annual family fun event with great FREE entertainment, craft vendors and food. Take a hayride to the Great Pumpkin Patch behind the Wildwoods Convention Center, $7 for children, $3 parents. 609.374.6213
The Gala of the Royal Horses Show will take place inside the Wildwoods Convention Center from 4 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. The Royal Horses are some of the most celebrated in history, favored for centuries by royalty, equestrian riders and bullfighters, and this performance will celebrate the tradition, athleticism and grace of these revered creatures. Along with the magnificent stallions, Spanish flamenco dancers will feature in authentic vibrant costumes accompanied by the mellow notes of a guitar to bring the sights and sounds of Spain a heartbeat away. Gala of the Royal Horses will feature a number of performances involving the Andalusian, Friesian, Lipizzaner and Arabian breeds and the event is dedicated to showing off the amazing beauty and maneuvers these horses are capable of including stunning maneuvers once used on the battlefield now known as The Airs Above The Ground. Tickets start at $26 and are available at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or http://www.Ticketmaster.com. For more information or to watch video performances, visit www.GalaOfTheRoyalHorses.com
The Wildwood Crest Recreation Department will host the annual Halloween Eve Trunk-or-Treat family event at 6 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
A family fun event! 5 p.m. registration/check in. 5:30 - 7 p.m. event. Families are encouraged to bring their automobiles decorated for Halloween. Children will come in costume and visit each car where families will provide treats from the trunks of their cars. There will be no judging of the children's costumes, but prizes will be awarded to the vehicles with the best decorations. No fee to register. Forms are available at 900 Central Avenue, North Wildwood. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Parking for visitors available in the municipal lot at 2nd & Olde New Jersey Avenue. 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com