Cape Classics Motorcycle Club presents one of the largest motorcycle rallies in the Northeast. Daily motorcycle vendors, food and merchandise vendors, live entertainment and activities surrounding the Wildwoods Convention Center and at Oak and Atlantic Avenues in Wildwood. Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Other activities include a FREE Walking Poker Run; Biker Babe Contest; Rubber Duck Boardwalk Ride and Harley Davidson Motorcycle Give Away; Battle of the Biker Bands Semi-Finals and Finals; and a Custom Boardwalk Bike Show. For more information call 609.729.8870. For a detailed list of all activities, visit http://www.RoarToTheShoreOnline.com.
Takes place along Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood featuring the top nine String Bands from this year's New Year's Day Philadelphia Mummers Parade. Entertainment begins on the street at 3:30 p.m. featuring the Duffy String Band and the Philadelphia Mummers Chorus. Mummers strut contest begins at 4 p.m. followed by the Mummers Parade at 4:45 p.m. FREE! 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
Service will be held at New Jersey and Miami Avenues in Wildwood Crest, adjacent to Sunset Lake, at 5:30 p.m. to honor and remember those who perished in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. 609.522.5176 or http://www.visitwildwoodcrest.com
Wildwoods Convention Center. The Annual Convention of the New Jersey State Firemen and Life Members. Sat: 2 p.m. - parade on New Jersey Avenue from Cresse Avenue in Wildwood Crest, proceeding north to 20th Avenue in North Wildwood. 856.433.0386 or http://www.njsfa.com
A variety of craft vendors will be at Sunrise Park at Rambler Road and Ocean Avenue in Wildwood Crest. Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. FREE admission. 609.523.0202 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com
The Annual New Jersey State Firemen's Convention Parade is run by the local host organization in conjunction with the Firemen's Convention. The parade will be starting at 1 p.m. sharp. The approximate 2 and 1/2 mile Parade starts at Crocus Road in Wildwood Crest and travels on New Jersey Avenue ending at Eighth Avenue in North Wildwood. The Parade is generally four hours long and features over 300 pieces of apparatus by over 200 individual companies from four states. In addition bands will perform on the Parade route. Viewing stand is at 17th and New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood. After the Parade is over awarding of prizes will take place at the Wildwoods Convention Center at 8 p.m.
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! 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 609.889.9181, 609.886.8156 or visit http://www.WildwoodsHydrofest.org.
Irish Fall Festival features a Golf Tournament today at 7:30 a.m. at the Wildwood Country Club. Pre-registration for this is required. Amateur boxing takes place at 7 p.m. at the Irish Music Tent at The Pointe at Moore's Inlet with ten amateur boxing bouts, sanctioned by the MAA/USA, featuring the Harrowgate Boxing Club of Philadelphia, PA vs. the Holy Family Boxing Club of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. For advanced boxing ticket sales, please call 215.465.1178 or 609.970.0601. For more info call 609.729.0075 or 800.IRISH.91 or visit http://www.CMCAOH.com.
Annual car auction of 'muscle' and classic cars will take place in the Wildwoods Convention Center. Vendors will have memorabilia, collectibles, parts and accessories. Thursday: Preview from 3 - 10 p.m.; Friday: noon - 10 p.m.; Saturday:9 a.m. - 4 p.m. FREE admission for spectators! 609.522.4546 or http://www.WildwoodMotorEvents.com
The largest Irish Festival on the East Coast takes place along Olde New Jersey Avenue and surrounding pubs in North Wildwood. The 4-day event celebrates Irish heritage with dancing, music, food, vendors and crafts. 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily with bus service offered throughout island. Other festival activities include a golf tournament, Irish dance lessons, 5K run & 1 mile walk, pipe exhibition, Irish music concert, Catholic Mass and concludes with a parade on Surf Avenue from 26th to Spruce and Olde New Jersey Avenues. For more info call 800.IRISH.91 or 609.729.0075, or visit http://www.CMCAOH.com.
Take a step back in time to experience the craftsmanship and beauty of hundreds of restored classic cars! This annual car show will feature classic cars displayed on the Wildwoods Boardwalk from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Prizes will awarded to the Top 40 cars as well as Best in Show. FREE admission for spectators! 609.522.4546 or http://www.WildwoodMotorEvents.com
Irish Fall Festival takes place along Olde New Jersey Avenue today in North Wildwood: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. will feature food, vendors and refreshments; 11:30 a.m. -10:30 p.m. will feature live outdoor entertainment. 609.729.0075, 800.IRISH.91 or http://www.CMCAOH.com
Celebration kicks off Friday night at Centennial Park with live music at 7:30 p.m. and a fireworks show at 9 p.m. (fireworks rain date is Sat. at 9 p.m.) Saturday features a festival along Sunset Lake at New Jersey Avenue between Rambler Road & Miami Avenue. Dozens of craft and food vendors, family entertainment, live music, children's activities including a rock-climbing wall, karaoke, stunt bike show, pony rides, magic show, pie-eating & bubble gum blowing contests, and much more from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. FREE admission! 609.523.0202 or http://www.VisitWildwoodCrest.com
Irish Fall Festival festivities take place along Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood from 8 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. featuring food, vendors and live entertainment. The concert will begin at noon with the National Anthem sung by Dolly McGee, followed by the Irish National Anthem. Other featured performers include Timmy Kelly, Maura McKinney-Mastro, Ballina, Broken Shillelaghs, Birmingham 6, Celtic Pride, and many more. Special guest Haley Richardson will perform from 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Haley is ten years old and has won multiple awards both here and in Ireland for her fiddle playing. There will be a 5K run & 1 mile walk at 8 a.m. - if you are interested, sign up at the AOH tent (between 1st & 2nd Avenues) on Olde New Jersey Avenue. Cash prizes will be awarded. At 10 a.m. the Brian Riley Pipe Exhibition will take place at the field located at 8th and Central Avenues. Come see and hear some of the best pipe bands in the East! Also on Saturday, the AOH will host FREE Irish Dance Lessons at the Anglesea Volunteer Fire House, located at 2nd and Olde New Jersey Avenues from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Come and see six of the best pipe bands on the east coast! 609.729.0075, 800.IRISH.91, or http://www.CMCAOH.com.
Irish Fall Festival continues along Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood featuring food and vendors from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Catholic Mass at St. Ann's Church (2900 Atlantic Avenue in Wildwood) will take place at 10:30 a.m. Parade begins at 12:30 p.m. on 20th & Surf Avenues and proceeds North on Surf to Spruce and Olde New Jersey Avenues. 609.729.0075, 800.IRISH.91 or http://www.CMCAOH.com
All Chrysler Car Show! Friday night will feature a Glow Show and BBQ at the Imperial 500 Motel for participants only. Cars will be displayed on the Wildwoods Boardwalk Saturday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday Night Block Party with a DJ at the Imperial 500 for participants. FREE for spectators! 860.388.6441 or http://www.ChryslerOwnersGroup.com
Event is held at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues in Wildwood. An 'Olde World' family festival weekend 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. Friday: 5 p.m til midnight; Saturday: noon til midnight. 609.374.0016 or http://www.SonsOfItalyWildwood.org
On the Wildwood Beach from Lincoln to Spencer Avenues Beach, Wildwood. The thrill and exhilaration of monster truck racing will take place on the beach in Wildwood. Monster trucks will square off on a custom beach race course for their chance to win the title of "King of the Beach." Fri: 6 p.m. 10 p.m., Sat: Noon 4 p.m., 6 p.m. 10 p.m., Sun: 1 p.m. 5 p.m. Gates open one hour before each start time. Food and merchandise vendors as well as monster truck rides on the beach will also be available. A FREE pit party will take place before each of Saturdays races as well as before the final competition on Sunday. For more information call 609.522.4546. To purchase tickets visit http://www.WildwoodMotorEvents.com/monster-truck (tickets will also be available at the gate, the day of the event.)
Weekend long events honoring the survivors of law enforcement officers and firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty. The weekend focuses on survivors from NJ, PA, NY, DE, MD, VA and Washington D.C. Fri: 5 p.m. - delivery of ceremonial wreath brought from Philadelphia to North Wildwood municipal boat ramp at 5th & New York Avenues, via the Philadelphia Police Boat Team. All are welcome. Sat: 4:30-6:30 p.m. - Display and demonstration featuring a NJ State Police Helicopter, K9, TEAMS Unit, and Fire & Rescue Equipment at 2nd & Surf Avenues. All are welcome. 7 p.m. - Candelight vigil at North Wildwood's Municipal Oceanfront Amphitheater at 2nd and Ocean Avenues, followed by an interment at sea of the ceremonial wreath. 609.522.2030 x1504 or http://www.MidAtlanticSurvivors.org