Irish Fall Festival 09/18/2014 – 09/21/2014

Olde New Jersey Avenue and surrounding pubs, North Wildwood. The largest Irish Festival on the East Coast celebrating Irish heritage with dancing, music, food and craft vendors – 8 AM to 8 PM daily. Bus service available throughout the event dates. Other festivities include a golf tournament, a concert, Irish dance lessons, 5K run and 1 mile walk, pipe exhibition, Catholic mass. The events concluded with a parade on Surf Avenue from 20th to Spruce and Olde New Jersey Avenues, North Wildwood. Grand Marshal – Mayor Emeritus William Henfey. 1-800-IRISH91, 609-729-0075 or CMCAOH.comFor more info call 800.IRISH.91 or 609.729.0075, or visit

The Prestigious NJ Governor’s Cup Hydrofest Powerboat Races are this weekend.

09/13/2014 – 09/14/2014

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). A new attraction this year is the EPIC – Eastern Pro Inboard Championship Series – a new progressive points series in addition to the traditional multi-class American Power Boat Association. 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

Special Notice!! “Firemen’s Weekend Fireworks Special” TONIGHT – Friday Night September 12th

Special Fireman Weekend Fireworks Special on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood at 10 p.m Friday September 12th, 2014.  Visible from almost anywhere in the Wildwoods! Free. 609.523.1602 or

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2014 NJ State Firemen’s Convention Week Schedule of Events

Convention Week Schedule of Events


Thursday -The Burn Foundation Benefit Golf Tournament

Friday - Session 1 

 * New Jersey State Firemen’s Association Convention

  Registration :  9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 * Called to Order : 1:00 p.m.

 * NJ Fire Expo – Apparatus and Equipment Display 

Montgomery and Ocean Avenues (Across from Convention Hall)

Hours 8:00 AM – 6 PM

Saturday – Session 2

 * New Jersey State Firemen’s Association Convention

Registration :  7:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

 * Called to Order : 10:00 a.m.

 * NJ Fire Expo – Apparatus and Equipment Display 

Montgomery and Ocean Avenues (Across from Convention Hall)

Hours 8:00 AM – 1 PM

* 1:00 PM – NJ Fire Convention Parade – New Jersey Avenue

Starts at Crocus Avenue and heads North on New Jersey to 8th Avenue