Hey all you Wildwoodians let me tell you about whats happening in Wildwood, NJ this 4th of July weekend.
Today I was at a meeting at Wildwood City Hall about the Philly Pops Free 4th of July concert at Fox Park in Wildwood, NJ. Large crowds in the thousands are expected to fill the park for the 8:30 Saturday night concert. Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr told me today he is thrilled that the Philly Pops will be performing on the 4th of July in Wildwood, NJ.
A Philly POPS Salute Series performance honoring our nation’s traditions, values, and commitment to service.
4th of July, 2015 weekend events
07/03/2015 – 07/05/2015
Fourth of July Weekend Boardwalk Craft Show
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. 609.522.0378, 609.522.0198 or http://www.BoardwalkCrafts.com
Fireworks on the Beach
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 10 p.m. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DoWildwood.com
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!
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.
07/04/2015Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market
The Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market will take place 4th of July Saturday from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., and all during the summer months, rain or shine. The market is located at 3501 Pacific Avenue (on the corner of Schellenger & Pacific Avenues) featuring fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, plants, local honey, nuts, tea products, meats, cheeses, gourmet herb mixes, handmade soaps, fresh made salads, local wine, craft beer, and much more! There will be live music, family entertainment and a live broadcast from 98.7 The Coast every week. FREE parking is available behind the market – enter on Schellenger or Oak Avenue. For more information, call 609.523.1602 or visit http://www.DoWildwood.com.
07/04/2015Patriotic Pooch Parade
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. To register, call 609.522.2955.
Independence Day Parade
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. Registration begins June 16th, call 609.522.2955 or http://www.NorthWildwood.com
FREE Philly POPS Patriotic Concert
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, which is part of the Philly POPS Salute Series honoring our nation’s traditions, values, and commitment to service, is 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! Conductor Michael Krajewski will lead Broadway vocalist Capathia Jenkins – a beloved regular POPS performer – and The Voices of The Philly POPS through a selection of well-known and well-loved patriotic tunes, including The Star Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes, the Armed Forces Salute, and God Bless America. A fireworks spectacular will follow this rousing performance beginning at 10 p.m. and can be seen from almost anywhere on the island. For more information, call 609.846.2047 or visit http://www.WildwoodNJ.org or www.PhillyPops.com
Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular
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. 609.523.1602
I suggest you get there early or park near New Jersey ave and walk up to the event.