July 4th. Weekend Events



(July 01 – July 05)


Duffy String Band Performance (07/01/2015 - 09/02/2015)

Duffy String Band performs on the Wildwoods Boardwalk from 16th Avenue to the Wildwoods Convention Center. 

Jersey Shore Beach 'n Boat Fishing Tournament (07/01/2015)

The Jersey Shore Beach 'n Boat Fishing Tournament is a season-long, inshore, multi-species fishing tournament that challenges anglers of all skill levels to compete for cash prizes. It runs annually from April 1 through November 30 and is open to anglers of all ages. Enjoy fishing anywhere in NJ salt water. Weigh-in fish at "No Bones Bait & Tackle Shop" or any of our other participating weigh-in stations along the New Jersey coast.

String Band Performances (06/24/2015 - 08/26/2015)

String bands perform from 16th Street in North Wildwood to the Wildwoods Convention Center on the Wildwoods Boardwalk. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Wildwood Talent Showcase (06/29/2015 - 08/21/2015)

Schellenger Beach Stage at Schellenger Avenue and the Boardwalk in Wildwood. 7 p.m. nightly. Dancers ages 6 - 18 will perform. FREE.

Yoga on the Beach (06/24/2015 - 09/02/2015)

Bring a beach towel and join us on the Wildwood beach behind the Wildwoods Convention Center at Burk Avenue for yoga classes at 9 a.m. $5 per class. 

Youth For Christ Heatwave (06/28/2015 - 07/02/2015)

Wildwoods Convention Center and the Wildwoods beaches. 8 am - 10 pm daily. Youth conference for hundreds of high school students from all over the northeast.

Doo Wop Back to the '50s Neon Night Tours (06/16/2015 - 09/03/2015)

Tour leaves from the front of the Doo Wop Experience Museum, 4500 Ocean Avenue in Wildwood, every Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. during the summer season. The Wildwoods are home to the highest concentration of mid-century doo wop architecture in the country! Riders can relive the exciting 1950's and 1960's in the Wildwoods-by-the-Sea. See the best of the Wildwoods' doo wop style landmarks while a knowledgeable guide in fifties attire recounts the popular culture of the era. Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $6 for children. 

Philadelphia Mummers Parade Performances (07/02/2015 - 09/03/2015)

Performances by various string bands on the Wildwoods Boardwalk from 16th Avenue to the Wildwoods Convention Center. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Fireworks on the Beach (07/03/2015)

Summer fireworks extravaganza on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, every Friday night! Visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods! 10 p.m. Free. Rain date is Sunday night at 9 p.m.

Fourth of July Weekend Boardwalk Craft Show (07/03/2015 - 07/05/2015)

The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, rain or shine. All handmade products. Fri: & Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free. 

Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show (07/03/2015 - 07/05/2015)

Wildwoods Convention Center. Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. Over 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane figures, non-sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Beanie Babies, videos, wax boxes, supplies, autographed memorabilia, sets, posters, coins, t-shirts, legos, dolls & much more! Fri: 3-9 p.m., Sat: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE admission!

Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market (05/23/2015 - 09/05/2015)

The Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market will take place every Saturday from 8 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., during the summer months, rain or shine. The market is located at 3501 Pacific Avenue (on the corner of Schellenger & Pacific Avenues) featuring fresh produce, baked goods, specialty foods, prepared foods, local wine, craft beer, and more!

Fourth of July Beach 'n Boardwalk Patriotic Run/Walk (07/04/2015)

Wildwoods Convention Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Race starts at 9 a.m. The 5K Fun Run will begin at the Wildwoods Sign and travel North to the Wildwoods Convention Center and then down the boardwalk extension to the beach. The route will run South and continue on the hard packed sand to Primrose Avenue in Wildwood Crest, looping back to the Wildwoods Convention Center for the completion of the race. The 1 Mile Walk will go down the Wildwoods Boardwalk to Cresse Avenue and back to the Wildwoods Convention Center. Medals will be presented to the top 5 male and the top 5 female finishers. All funds raised from this event will be used to help maintain the Wildwoods Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Rain or shine. Registration will take place from 8 - 8:45 a.m. at the Wildwoods Convention Center. $25 for adults; $10 for students 18 and younger. Shirts for all participants who pre-register at http://www.WildwoodsWall.com/5k.

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular (07/04/2015)

Originating on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, but visible from almost anywhere on the island! This special holiday fireworks extravaganza is sponsored by the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA). 10 p.m. Free. 

FREE Philly Pops Patriotic Concert (07/04/2015)

The Philly Pops Orchestra will perform a FREE Fourth of July Patriotic Concert at Fox Park, Burk & Ocean Avenues in Wildwood, at 8:30 p.m. This event will be sponsored by the City of Wildwood and the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA). Bring a blanket or beach chair and prepare to be wowed by one of the greatest orchestras in the country! A fireworks spectacular will follow the concert beginning at 10 p.m. and can be seen from almost anywhere on the island.

Independence Day Parade (07/04/2015)

Check in from 8 – 8:45 a.m. at 9th & Atlantic Avenues, North Wildwood. Parade begins at 9 a.m. at 9th and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood and proceeds north to 1st & Surf Avenues. Rain date July 5. Prizes awarded for the best decorated bikes in red, white and blue theme. FREE.

Patriotic Pooch Parade (07/04/2015)

The Patriotic Pooch Parade will join in the march of the Independence Day Parade through the island at 8th and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood. Dogs of all shapes and sizes will parade along the streets of the Wildwoods dressed in patriotic garb alongside decorated bicycles. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed pooches. FREE. Check-in for parade participants will be from 8:15 a.m., parade at 9 a.m. NO RAIN DATE! Bill Henfey Park, 8th and Atlantic Avenues. 

Sidewalk Chalk Competition (07/04/2015)

Held at the Bill Henfey Park, 8th & Central Avenues, in North Wildwood. Sidewalk chalk drawing competition begins at 9 a.m. and you can register the day of the event. Judging begins at 10:15 a.m. All ages are welcome to participate and prizes will be awarded. FREE.

Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series (07/04/2015)

Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest. 7:30 p.m. FREE live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park Entertainment Pavillion, featuring Bennie & The Jets, an Elton John tribute band. All ages show. Bring a blanket or beach chair.

Dance Xplosion National Dance Finals (07/05/2015 - 07/11/2015)

Wildwoods Convention Center. National dance finals from studios all over the country competing for cash and prizes. Competition features solos, duets, trios, small groups, large groups, lines and productions, ranging from amateur to experienced dancers. All performances are choreographed to music and are sure to amaze! 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily. FREE admission!

Fox Park Amphitheater Concert (07/05/2015)

Fox Park, Burk & Ocean Avenues in Wildwood. 7:30 p.m. FREE. Bring a blanket or a beach chair. Featured artist is the Sounds of Society (Chicago Tribute Band.)

"info updated: April 20, 2015"

The events are not organized by The Carideon Motel. The calendar of events is done by The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA). We are not responsible for any event modifications or cancellations that could be made.