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05/27/2017 Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market Grand Opening Ceremony


Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market Grand Opening Ceremony

The Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market will kick off its 4th season on Pacific Avenue on Saturday, May 27th at 8 am! The Farmers Market offers the freshest farm goods, baked goods, wine, specialty foods, non-food handmade items & more, in a fun and entertaining venue! Every Saturday, from Memorial Day until Labor Day weekend, over 20 friendly vendors will be ready to greet shoppers from 8 am to 12:30

There will be weekly live music with Bill Caterini and Alicia Cacci Caprioni on the stage, as well as strolling children’s entertainment, from 9 am to 11 am. The Grand Opening Ceremony will include the unveiling of the newest 2017 DOOWW Magnet designs!

Be sure to stop by the DOOWW Information booth to pick up your free DOOWW Magnet as well as Downtown Wildwood event schedules, menus and other information! Get there early since the vendors will be using Free DOOWW reusable shopping bags for the earliest customers’ purchases! While you’re Downtown, be sure to check out the progress on Byrne Plaza, our new Downtown Wildwood event plaza that is being built on Pacific Avenue at Oak Avenue! There’s always something to DOO Downtown! Like us on Facebook at Wildwood by the Sea and check us out at

05/26/2017 – 05/29/2017 Wildwoods International Kite Festival

05/26/2017 – 05/29/2017

Wildwoods International Kite Festival

The largest kite festival in North America featuring kite makers from around the world flying their most incredible colorful creations! The event is held on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Festival kicks off on Friday at 12 noon with the ‘Unlocking of the Ocean’ ceremony on the beach next to the Wildwoods Convention Center. Festivities follow with the opening of the kite sales tent and the 9 p.m. illuminated kite fly.


Saturday and Sunday include the East Coast Stunt Kite Championships on the beach, beginning at 9 a.m., as well as kite workshops and family games. Monday will feature the World Indoor Kite Competition inside the Wildwoods Convention Center from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. where kite fliers will showcase their impressive ability to fly a kite without wind! Entire event is FREE to spectators! Call 732.822.4884 or visit for a detailed schedule of events.

05/26/2017 This Friday is the Annual Unlocking of the Ocean Ceremony

It’s time to get your feet sandy! Come join us to officially start the summer season at 12 noon on the Andrews Avenue beach next to the Widwoods Convention Center. A large, ornate key will be used to ‘unlock’ the ocean, along with tourism and city officials, guest speakers and more than 300 elementary school children with kites in the air. This event is FREE to attend. 609.729.9000

Murder Mystery Weekend ~ NEW! 05/19/2017 – 05/20/2017

Enjoy a weekend of “Who Done It” in Wildwood, NJ! The event includes a ticket to the Welcome Party & Old Fashion Drive-in Movie – Enjoy a night under the stars watching a fun 1950’s era movie; Breakfast Ticket – Complete breakfast at choice of selected restaurants; Dinner Ticket – 3 Course Dinner at choice of selected restaurants; Ticket to the Murder Mystery Show, Sock Hop & Dessert Party – Take a stroll back in time to the local gymnasium to solve the Murder Mystery of Who Killed Peggy Sue at the Hop and dance to some of the great sounds of the ’50s and ’60s; and a Case File for the Boardwalk Scavenger Hunt. Guests can hop on and off the tram car as they participate in the Scavenger Hunt. VIP discounts available at local businesses. Tickets are available online or at the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce, 3306 Pacific Avenue in Wildwood. For more information call 609.729.4000 or visit

Captain Kidd Pirate Day 05/20/2017

A pirate costume para

de begins on 26th Ave and the boardwalk in North Wildwood at 11 a.m., followed by

a treasure hunt at 19th Ave and the beach for children ages 12 and under. Prizes include cash, bikes, weekend stays, gift cards and more! To register for the parade ONLY call 609.522

.2955. Registration is not necessary to participate in the treasure hunt on the beach.

Spring Boardwalk Classic Car Show is this weekend. 05/12/2017 – 05/14/2017

An incredible collection of classic cars and trucks will be displayed on the Wildwoods Boardwalk on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The “Boardwalk Top 40” winners will be displayed Saturday at 5 p.m. in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center.

An awards ceremony will be held on Sunday from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center, where trophies and prizes will be presented to all of the weekend’s winners. For more information, call 609.522.3644 or visit

This week is The Wildwoods Restaurant Showcase 05/10/2017

Enjoy a sampling of mouth-watering dishes and decadent desserts from dozens of the Wildwoods’ finest restaurants and specialty shops. Held at the Bolero Resort , 3320 Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood.

All proceeds benefit the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Foundation and scholarships for area high school students. 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. An auction of fantastic prizes will be held. Tickets are available at the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Office in advance or at the door the night of the event. $25 per person. 609.729.4000 or

2nd Street Annie’s Coming to Pacific Ave in Wildwood this summer!

The former M.T. Bottle building on Schellenger and Pacific Ave’s in Wildwood, NJ will reopen this summer as 2nd Street Annie’s. The building has been closed for years but now it will bring new life to Pacific Ave.

Pacific Ave was once the shopping center for Cape May County and the busiest street in the county but after they turned it into a mall in the 80’s it has struggled to maintain it’s former glory. The FAKE real estate boom in 2001 gave hope investor were coming back to Pacific Ave, and some new businesses did but the real estate crash in 2008 ruined those hopes and dreams. Now the real estate market has stabilized and investors and coming back and investing in property on Pacific Ave once again.

We wish the new owners the best of luck this summer and in the future!